Opinion: A realistic roadmap to decarbonising heat

Heating Consultant Rob Berridge (EngTech MCIPHE) looks at Henry’s Law, oxygen in heating systems, and gives his realistic roadmap to decarbonising heat: How many times have you watched water boil? How do you know when it’s boiling? Why do you instinctively hold your children at bay when near the area? When is the right time to turn the […]

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How to specify the right radiator for the job

Simon Morris, Marketing Manager at The Radiator Company, offers advice on how installers and customers can specify the right radiator, considering functionality as well as aesthetics, to avoid ending up with a product that won’t work as well as expected: Thanks to the rising popularity of Instagram’s home inspiration and renovation accounts, those in the […]

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Are boiler installs in the UK fit for purpose?

Heating and Plumbing engineer Lee Fisher from Green Albion Ltd, shares his fears that boiler installations in the UK aren’t up to scratch: If anything I find it far too easy to sit and ponder what’s wrong with both the heating industry and construction as a whole.  There are many big changes needed especially if […]

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Heating industry “not fit for purpose” and “has addiction to boiler sales”

The heating industry is barring consumers from exercising their rights to choose efficient heating systems, according to consumer advice experts at The Heating Hub. Jo Alsop, Founder of The Heating Hub, gives her view: For too long the UK’s domestic heating industry has been focused on volume boiler sales rather than on providing consumers with good advice about how to choose long-lasting, efficient […]

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Future Homes Standard – The Decarbonisation Opportunity for Installers

Iain Bevan, commercial manager – heating & renewables at Daikin UK, discusses the results of the first consultation on the Future Homes Standard and the opportunity this creates for heating engineers. In January the government announced its first plans under the Future Homes Standard, which will see a ban on fossil fuel heating systems in new build […]

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