“Cluster for warmth” initiative in the UK provides cheaper, greener heating for tower blocks

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Leeds City Council has appointed utilities contractor Cenergist to deliver a £24m plumbing job on its tower blocks.

Cenergist been appointed to design, build and deliver six district heating network clusters by 2024.

The ‘clustering for warmth’ initiative will see Cenergist connecting 26 tower blocks in Leeds to ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) for cheaper, greener heating.

A number of council-owned tower blocks in Armley, Gipton, Harehills, Killingbeck, Seacroft, and Little London will have their existing heating and hot water systems upgraded through the project.

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