Posts by: jsharpe

Phasing out fossil fuel heating in off grid homes – What installers need to know

Phil Hurley, Chair of the Heat Pump Association, looks at the government’s plans to achieve net zero in off grid homes: It goes without saying that we need to phase out fossil fuel heating systems. Whether we’re looking at it from the perspective of meeting net zero or the best ways to protect people from the […]

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Makita adds Cordless Screwdriver to LXT range

Makita UK has introduced the DFR551 18V LXT Brushless Auto Feed Screwdriver to its LXT platform. Powered by Makita’s 18V LXT battery platform, the DFR551 delivers on both output and ease of use, helping to maximise on site efficiency. With extreme speed and precision, the DFR551 is ideal for repetitive fixing tasks and rapid screw […]

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Stewart Temperature Solutions moves into Air Source Heat Pumps

Ayr-based heating and air conditioning company Stewart Temperature Solutions is launching a drive to urgently supply domestic premises with air source heat pumps (ASHPs). It has already trialled successful installations locally and is launching a programme this year to gradually roll out supply and installation nationally. Director Gregor Stewart, who established his business in 2008 […]

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CCL Building Products launches new Garla Shower Tray

CCL Building Products has launched the new Garla Shower Tray which is constructed of stone resin, and is both durable and robust. With a smooth, gloss-white finish and available in various sizes and designs, there is sure to be one available for any bathroom or refurbishment project, whether it is to be installed on a […]

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Can using a woodburner help reduce energy costs?

With the recent and ongoing rise in energy costs, people are considering alternative methods for heating their homes to reduce their reliance on gas and electric, and potentially save them money. In fact, online search experts MediaVision have released figures showing that searches for ‘woodburner’ have risen by 36%. HETAS’s own data mirrors this trend. […]

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