Technical Articles

Why TRVs should be fitted horizontally at the top of the radiator

In the UK thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) are invariably installed vertically at the bottom of the radiator. But Bjorn Sejr...

Installer Review – the Navien Condensing NCB combi boiler

Andrew Tyler from Crawley Gas Engineer gives his opinions on the new Navien Condensing NCB combi boiler: KyungDong Navien (KD...

Should the Government ban gas boilers in new-build homes by 2025?

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has called for a controversial ban on gas hobs and boilers in new-build homes by...

PipeSnug – 3 steps to making good

Installer takes a look at PipeSnug, the product which ensures making good around pipes has never been easier. Making good...

How condensing continuous flow water heaters are a good low NOx option for off-grid homes

For specifiers and installers, helping an off-grid user select a low NOx energy efficient water heater is critical. Chris Goggin...

6 tips to avoid frozen condensate during a winter freeze

John Smith, National Service Manager UK at Vokèra by Riello, offers advice on keeping condensing boilers running reliably and efficiently...

Professional review: Andrew Tyler tests out the Salus RT520 thermostat

SALUS has launched the RT520 series – a cost-effective thermostat range that meets the requirements of Boiler Plus without the...

5 top tips for installers looking to move into light-commercial work

With millions of small businesses operating across the UK, the sector offers installers huge opportunities to grow their business. But...

Professional Review – the vFlow PRV Discharge Blow-Off Cap

The new vFlow PRV Discharge Blow-Off Cap is the lowest-cost single-solder joint solution for Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) termination. The...

How efficient pipe lagging will safeguard against freezing pipes and protect homes from heat losses

Tyrone Harnett – inventor of the PipeLagger Pro – looks at how installers can safeguard their customer’s homes from frozen pipes...