Heating

Demand for low carbon heating systems is growing

If you’re a heating engineer, chances are you have heard all about the Government’s ambitions to change the way homes are heated. A greater focus on climate change and the need to become energy independent in the UK has left us with no other option but to shift away from fossil fuels. But how much […]

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How installers can approach the energy price surge

Martyn Bridges, Director of Technical Services at Worcester Bosch, discusses how installers can approach the energy price hike, and offers simple tips that can help homeowners across the UK save money on their bills: In April it was announced that the price cap had been removed from energy bills and this is predicted to have […]

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‘The moment is now for heat pumps’: making the Boiler Upgrade Scheme a success

Ian Rippin, CEO of MCS, takes a look at the rise of heat pump technology for UK properties: Our sector needs government policy support and strong financial backing to encourage consumer interest in heat pumps – and to install them. We welcomed the recent announcement to remove VAT on renewable technologies for five years; it’s […]

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Key changes for Heating Controls in new Part L 2022

Gareth Ash, Marketing Manager at Danfoss, offers his quick guide to the key changes in Part L 2022 when it comes to electronic heating controls. With significant updates to Approved Document L for use in England due to come into force in June it’s important for heating professionals to understand the implications for their business […]

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Copper vs Plastic – An Installer’s view

In the latest issue of his exclusive blog for Installer, Heating Engineer and regular columnist Andy Gibbs takes a look at one of the hottest industry debates: It’s absolutely no mistake that even in the title of this article copper is written ahead of plastic. When it comes to copper or plastic pipe there really is […]

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