48 Homes Set for Low Carbon Heat in Dalmarnock

Dalmarnock took another step towards its net zero targets recently when work began on the district heating system which will connect Keepmoat’s Arrolbridge development to the £6m Clyde Gateway heat network.

Vital Energi are delivering the 12-week programme of works which will see the main network, which it delivered in 2020, extended by 1km to connect 48 new homes.


Vital Energi worked closely with the developers to create an innovative flexible steel pipe solution which will enter homes through a pre-installed duct, allowing the business to progress with construction of the development whilst district heating works take place at the same time.

In addition to the district heating network, Vital Energi will also provide its vTherm°e heat interface unit, which will convert heat from the network into useable heating and hot water for residents, providing a complete turnkey, low-carbon system.

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We’re thrilled to be working on this development to bring this low energy heating solution to residents in Dalmarnock. We are looking forward to providing much needed family homes to the area, which, as well as being connected to this innovative district heating network, will feature energy saving and environmentally friendly features for our customers. Our Arrolbridge development has been designed for a new era of living, with flexible home office spaces included in each property and all homes encircling a central green public open space with play facilities.”

Spokesperson, Keepmoat

The Arrolbridge development will include a range of two-, three- and four-bedroom houses, which will have energy efficient designs for a lifetime of low energy bills, including enhanced insulation and solar PV panels. These will also be the first residential properties to connect to this district heating network.

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Ashley Walsh, Managing Director – Heat Networks commented: “Keepmoat wanted this development to be of the highest environmental standards and have installed measures such as enhanced insulation and Solar PV panels on this development. The connection to the district heating network will further drive down the carbon emissions of the development, which will be another positive step for Dalmarnock on its net zero journey.

“It is fantastic to see much-needed homes being delivered just 3km from Glasgow town centre and this is another great addition to Dalmarnock’s green energy infrastructure.”