Gas central heating systems (wet) were invented not because they were a good method to heat your house (far from it) but simply because we had a cheap resource in the North Sea.
Later in areas that could not get gas “wet systems” were then spawned using Oil, LPG but were incredibly expensive for running costs.
Today we import 50% of our country’s Gas via pipelines across Russia or freeze dried in the middle east and shipped round the Mediterranean.
January 2010 saw the gas network that delivers to our homes at full stretch and close to collapse, plus developers are finding it increasingly impossible to get gas services to new sites.
So where does that leave the future of heating ? Continue reading