Boosting the boiler

Improving the energy efficiency of customers’ homes needn’t always mean a boiler upgrade. Jon Phillips highlights the many ancillary products that installers can recommend to make a heating system greener.
Despite falling wholesale energy prices, UK homeowners are still feeling the pinch when it comes to paying for gas and electricity, so it’s no surprise that energy efficiency remains a concern for many bill payers. This represents a real opportunity for installers to share their professional knowledge and expertise – while increasing their business’s profitability – by recommending a range of ancillary heating products that can help reduce energy usage and carbon emissions.
Since 2005, when Part L of the Building Regulations required the installation of high efficiency (HE) condensing boilers, households with new boilers have benefited from significant energy savings. For homes that still have standard efficiency boilers, this should remain the first recommendation – but what other energy-saving measures could work alongside HE boilers?
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[author image=”https://www.installeronline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Jon-Phillips.jpg” ]Jon Phillips joined Pilkington in 1996, initially in manufacturing then moving into marketing, leading a team taking responsibility for global product management, marketing communications and implementation of commercial system. Jon joined Baxi in March 2013 as Head of Strategic Planning, supporting the senior directors in the development, implementation and communication of the UK strategy. In July 2014, Jon also took responsibility for the development of products and propositions for all sectors within Baxi Heating UK, including micro CHP and low to zero-carbon technologies.[/author]