Colloide designs and builds customised energy centres which generate heat which can then be distributed to buildings or district heat networks.
We can also incorporate CHP units within the energy centre, providing electricity along with heat and a low carbon heat and power solution.
Our energy centres are often designed to have more than one energy source, allowing the plant operator to vary the energy sources in relation to the energy demand and the best value for money at a given time. The energy sources may include:
Our centres are engineered to include the energy sources, thermal stores, instrumentation, control systems, pumping and pipework network – building in as much flexibility as possible so that the plant can be operated as efficiently as possible.
The control system is central to the system and provides the plant operator with full control over the energy centre and, with remote access available to the controls, the operator can effectively manage the energy centre from anywhere.
Energy centres have a broad range of applications as practically all buildings, require energy, whether: commercial buildings, apartment blocks, industrial factories, district heating systems, schools, leisure centres or hospitals.