District heating networks powered by heat pumps offer a straightforward solution to our energy crisis and the transition away from gas. It’s time for the Government to properly address costs and help create demand, argues Dave Pearson of Star Refrigeration.
As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26 in November, their aim is to secure global net zero by 2050.
Creating a demand for proven technology with strong policies and fair financial support will bring a just transition and a cleaner future in heating.
Dave Pearson discusses how the whisky industry can lower its carbon footprint.
As part of the Herald’s Business HQ series, Star’s Dave Pearson was interviewed on how to clean up Scotland’s heat. with novel ideas like “pay as you go” domestic heat purchase contracts and a call for a ban on gas boilers in new homes, this article is certainly not more Read more…
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, visited Star Refrigeration headquarters in Thornliebank as she announced the new funding programme Low Carbon Challenge Fund (LCCF).
With the deadline for project completion in the Gorbals and other LCITP funded projects being 7th December 2018, work in the final design phase is well advanced. Dave Pearson takes time to jot down some thoughts from the journey so far but more importantly what society and our leaders need to Read more…
A FRESH STREAM OF THINKING When the UK Government first became sensitive to the importance of curbing greenhouse gas emissions, much of its effort was directed at moving from coal-fired electricity generation to wind farms and gas-fired plants. Gas was still a fossil fuel but it was self-evidently cleaner than coal. However, Read more…
Large heat pump installations could change the way heat is generated in the UK and help decarbonise existing buildings in cities, says Star Renewable Energy’s David Pearson, who speaks to CIBSE’s journalist Andy Pearson