Heating

How to make the most of the growing underfloor heating market

Once seen as an aspirational luxury, underfloor heating is growing in popularity as more and more homeowners look for energy-efficient and cost-effective ways to heat their properties. With current research suggesting that the market is expected to grow between 4 – 6% over the next four years, Mark Dowdeswell, Senior Category Manager at Uponor, explains how […]

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Best practice and water quality testing FAQ

Colin Yearp, ADEY’s Head of Training answers five FAQs from installers when it comes to best practice and water quality testing. It will be no surprise to many installers that failing to carry out water treatment on heating systems regularly is known to create operational issues, and that the sludge build-up from corrosion is the […]

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Builder jailed for undertaking illegal gas work

A self-employed man has been jailed for nine months after carrying out gas work that he was not competent to do so, leaving a gas boiler in an ‘at risk’ condition. Southampton Crown Court heard how Michael Smithers, who traded under the name of Bournemouth & Verwood Builders, was contracted to carry out the construction […]

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Top Bottom Opposite Ends (TBOE) TRV installation – What installers need to know

Gareth Ash from Danfoss asks whether the method favoured by many installers of fitting TRVs in what is often referred to as Bottom Bottom Opposite Ends (BBOE) delivers optimum performance – or is it time to consider an alternative? Compliance With space heating and hot water accounting for over 60% of a typical domestic energy […]

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Freedom Day: Updated advice for plumbing and heating engineers

England moved onto step 4 of the coronavirus roadmap on the 19 July, dubbed “Freedom Day” by the Prime Minister. The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has issued this updated guidance for what it means in real terms for the plumbing and heating industry. The two biggest changes coming from 19 July […]

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