The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 (the Regulations) place certain responsibilities on anyone supplying and charging for heating, cooling or hot water (the heat supplier).
It is a legislative requirement under these Regulations for heat suppliers operating heat networks to submit a notification to the Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS), including the following information: Location of the heat network;
Estimated total per calendar year of (i) installed heating capacity, (ii) heat generated, and (iii) heat supplied;
The number and type of meters or heat cost allocators installed;
The number and type of buildings supplied by that heat network;
The number of final customers supplied by the heat network;
The name and business address of heat supplier;
Results of any analysis into the cost effectiveness or technical feasibility that has been carried out in accordance with the Regulations, as well as details of any meters or heat cost allocators which has been installed as a result. If you need advice please speak to one of our team who will be happy to assist.