Heating

Can regular maintenance of the expansion vessel improve boiler longevity? 

The expansion vessel is crucial for pressurised heating systems and helps boilers work smoothly, especially in domestic spaces. It keeps the system balanced by adjusting to the water pressure changes. However, Navien UK has found that around 1 in 5 warranty calls are about problems that result from the expansion vessel being overlooked during routine […]

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Viessmann launches Vitocrossal 200 CI3 commercial boiler

Viessmann Climate Solutions UK has launched a new range of high-efficiency, low-emission, commercial gas condensing boilers with the introduction of the new Vitocrossal 200 CI3. With eight output sizes from 80-640 kW and integrated-control cascade operation up to 5120 kW (eight units), the all-new Vitocrossal 200 CI3 is flexible and compact, making it ideal for modernisation projects or […]

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What will the new government mean for the Net Zero? – Opinion

In his latest Installer column, Tim Pollard looks at how the new Labour government could affect the heating, plumbing and renewables industry: What will the new government mean for the Net Zero (Not Zero?) policy and how will this affect the industry? The whole climate issue has been beaten backwards and forwards like a tennis ball […]

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The Zero Emission Boiler (ZEB®) – What installers need to know

Installer spoke to Johan du Plessis – Founder & CEO of tepeo, about the Zero Emission Boiler (ZEB®), and how it’s different from a standard electric boiler: The ZEB is an innovative heat battery that works with a wet heating system, in the same way that an electric, gas or oil boiler does. It primarily uses […]

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ThermaSkirt – What installers need to know

ThermaSkirt is an energy efficient infrared radiant heating system, cleverly designed to look like a traditional skirting board, that can be controlled just like conventional radiators. It is a particularly good fit when installing heat pumps for several reasons, as Ethan Wadsworth, Sales and Marketing Director at DiscreteHeat, explains: Heat pumps operate most efficiently at […]

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