A project to develop a ground-breaking home energy recovery unit has received a government grant aimed at encouraging new technology, writes Utility Week, in its feature on the HERU.
The article writes:
If rolled out across the country, the device “would stop waste going to landfill” and change people’s attitudes to domestic waste. “My vision [says Nik Spencer] is that when a child goes to McDonalds, the parent shouts out the door ‘don’t forget to bring your rubbish home with you’. If it equals savings in the home for energy, then people will treat it as a resource and not as waste.”
You can read the article in full here: http://utilityweek.co.uk/news/world%E2%80%99s-first-efw-hybrid-boiler-gets-government-backing/1297892#.WOYo3m_yuM8