Technical Articles

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...

9 ways installers can use loyalty schemes to optimise the efficiency of their business

Loyalty schemes are a familiar sales tool used by multi-national airlines and retailers alike. Jo Shepherd, Ideal Boilers’ Chief Marketing...

Professional Review: 4 installers put Corefix to the test

Corefix is a unique heavy duty fixing system for dot and dab wall construction, a method used almost exclusively in...

How installers working with accessible toilets can adhere to Part M Volume 2 of the building regs

Neal Hampson – Category Manager for Commercial PH&S – at Graham Plumbers’ Merchant – discusses how installers can ensure that...

How to link ground source heat pumps in a cascaded system to satisfy heat demand

Commercial premises typically need large volumes of heating and hot water. Paul Dennison – Sales Manager for Kensa Heat Pumps...

How installers can easily improve water flow around their customers’ houses

While many believe that the Water Supply and Fittings Regulations (1999) limit the ability to boost a mains water supply...

The advantages of plate heat exchangers

Paul Sands of Stokvis Energy Systems examines the advantages offered by plate heat exchangers.  From modern leisure centres and industrial...

A look at the latest home automation trends

With smart home technology a key talking point for the heating and plumbing industry, Rhian Bartlett – Trading Director at...

6 reasons why stainless steel heat exchangers are the best for modern boilers

There are many parts to a condensing gas boiler, yet one of the most essential in terms of energy efficiency...