Technical Articles

3 ways installers can keep heating systems clean and protected during the winter season

When the weather gets colder, installers need to be extra vigilant when it comes to central heating system maintenance –...

What are Acoustic Couplers and how can they tackle noisy soil stacks? Osma’s drainage genius gives his views

We’ve once again caught up with Tim Wootton, Osma’s technical services manager, to answer your drainage questions. This time, he’s...

George Kerr test drives the Danfoss Link heating control system

A long-standing Danfoss installer, George Kerr of GDK Plumbing & Heating in Inverness, gives his thoughts on the Link system:...

How to specify for sustainable showering

Paul McGuire, Associate Channel Manager at Mira Showers, explains the importance of specifying products correctly when it comes to meeting...

3 myths busted about carbon monoxide safety

Although practising carbon monoxide (CO) safety may seem obvious to experienced installers, it’s vital to bear in mind that the...

Electrical safety isn’t just for sparkies

Electricity is increasingly significant with modern heating appliances, but some installers believe electrics are for ‘sparkies’. Baxi’s Graham Collins dispels...

BS 7593:2019 – Your questions answered

The new BS 7593:2019 was introduced in May 2019 to provide clear guidance on the preparation, commissioning and maintenance of domestic...

5 top tips for successful electric boiler installations

As the number of high-rise dwellings and rural developments increases in the UK, the demand for electric boilers is also...

Are engineers fitting too many combi boilers?

Rob Berridge – Director at Heat Engineer Software – shares his views that combi boilers aren’t always the best option for the...

Top service and maintenance tips for hot water heating units

Chris Goggin of Rinnai lists the most important points of ensuring that continuous flow hot water heating units are well...