Heating

Case Study: Installing a heat pump and low-loss header

Installer follows the installation of a Grant Aerona³ air source heat pump and low-loss header, as part of a new heating system for a bungalow which has been refurbished in Kent. This renovation of a bungalow in Petts Wood, Kent was completed in May 2022 and involved the complete refurbishment of the three bedroom property. […]

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Solar thermal – What installers need to know

In his new series of articles for Installer, Nathan James Van Gambling, host of the award-winning BetaTalk podcast, continues to look at the role solar thermal could play for UK homes. In our last article, we talked about how the water temperature in our radiators should constantly change. If it’s cold outside, heat will leave through the […]

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HSE reminds public about importance of gas safety checks following high-profile gas incidents

​Recent domestic gas incidents have attracted significant media coverage but the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reassuring people they need to be careful but not unduly concerned. ​ This comes after events in Kingstanding where a gas explosion destroyed a house in the Birmingham neighbourhood in June. Tragically a woman died and a man […]

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What is the role of hydrogen heating as H21 test site in South Bank goes live?

With one of its first certificated 100% hydrogen boilers now in place at the H21 test site in South Bank, Middlesbrough, the team from Vaillant involved with its installation and testing reflect on what it means to the industry, and what the results will feed into. The H21 South Bank project, led by Northern Gas […]

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The Unico system – What Installers need to know

On day one of InstallerSHOW we caught up with Cliff Arnold, Solutions Manager at Bell Plumbing Supplies, suppliers of the Unico system. First, tell us a bit about yourself. I’m the Solutions Manager for Bell Plumbing. I’ve been in the industry for over 18 years, mainly as a heating engineer but in cooling and ventilation […]

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