CAMBRIDGE, England, November 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
ista Energy Solutions is delighted to have been selected by the University of Cambridge to undertake a comprehensive heat billing and efficiency reporting at the newly constructed heat network for the prestigious North West Cambridge Development.
This development is an ambitious project by the University of Cambridge with outline planning permission for:
- 1,500 homes for University and College staff
- 1,500 private houses for sale
- Accommodation for 2,000 postgraduates
- 100,000 sqm of academic and research and development space of which up to 40% may be private research with University connection or Research Institutes
- Community facilities such as a community centre, health centre, supermarket and local shops
- A hotel
- Primary School
- Sustainable transport provision including cycle ways
- Sports clubhouse and playing fields
- Public Open space
Central to the development has been sustainability. A fully integrated Heat Network will deliver heat and hot water to all residents from a central energy centre. ista is delighted to be the selected partner to provide all billing services and energy reporting across the network, advising in setting heat tariffs, delivering and managing resident heat bill, cash collection, tenant call centre, education and ensuring that the network performance is measured, monitored and reported.
Warren Forsyth, Operations Director at the North West Cambridge Development commented 'We are delighted to have selected ista as they demonstrated an excellent understanding of the management and billing of the heat network. ista will utilise their full experience and knowledge gained in managing heat networks across Europe to provide an excellent service to the residents and assist the University in its sustainability commitments across the development.
The Managing Director, Alex Philbrook, of Cambridge based ista UK commented 'We are very pleased to be working with the University of Cambridge on such a prestigious project. ista has been recognised as a company that can provide a scaleable, strong integrated solution for the development, ensuring quality and service levels will be maintained at the highest level. Our approach provides an independent reporting and billing service which are important to all parties involved, across the centralised plant providing transparency and accountability in the generation, delivery and usage of heat. ista has gained our experience providing metering, data collection and billing for 53 million devices in 12 million dwellings across 24 countries.'
More information about the project: http://www.nwcambridge.co.uk/vision/masterplan-and-need
ista Energy Solutions is part of ista International, one of the world's leading companies in improving energy efficiency in the building sector. The company employs more than 5,100 people in 24 countries worldwide and helps roughly twelve million units (apartments and commercial properties) to save important resources. More information at http:// www.ista.com
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