What are the renewable energy opportunities and pitfalls for clients? with Edward Levien from ISO Energy

Summary: ISO Energy is an Ecclesiastical preferred supplier, with extensive experience in providing sustainable heating and energy solutions across the country. With 17% of UK emissions produced by heating buildings, the national imperative to tackle this issue is growing ever stronger. With our access to cheap fossil fuel resources always dwindling, there’s no time like the present to begin transitioning to renewable heating solutions, such as heat pumps. However, misconceptions regarding the practicability of these solutions, their cost, and their incongruence with heritage site infrastructure continue to dissuade many clients from choosing them.

In this episode, we talk about the advantages of heat pumps installations, and explain how these systems are an investment in the environment and contribute to the broader reduction of carbon emissions.

Quote: “We've done lots of work for churches, and obviously you're thinking about where you're getting energy from the immediate land surrounding the church, most of like nine times out of 10, that's a graveyard. We’ve got a lot of big old country houses and I would like to highlight the fact that heat pumps primarily can work in all buildings. There's a common misconception that heat pumps only work in nicely insulated two up two down sort of domestic houses, but actually, with the right product selection, the right design and the right integration into the system in most cases, a heat pump system can be made to work.”

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Run time: 14.59

About the guest:

Edward Levien, Commercial Director of ISO Energy, an Ecclesiastical preferred energy supplier, which is primarily focused on renewable heating systems.

About the host:

Adrian Saunders, Commercial Director at Ecclesiastical is responsible for delivering Ecclesiastical’s UK intermediated business. Before joining Ecclesiastical, Adrian held senior roles at Marsh, Zurich and Hiscox. Away from insurance, Adrian is a self-confessed cycling addict. Combining his passions for charity giving and cycling, he previously raised funds for charity by completing London Ride100 three times and cycling across Vietnam and Cambodia.


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