Technical Articles

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...

It’s time to tackle heat loss – says Rob Berridge of Heat Engineer Software

The energy-efficiency of UK homes is one of the hottest topics in the industry today. Installer spoke to Rob Berridge,...

British Standard BS 5839-6:2019 – What’s changed?

The BSI’s recent update of the domestic fire detection and alarm system standard, specifically Part 6 of BS 5839, outlines...

The benefits of fittings with a ‘leak before press’ indicator

When testing the pipework connections on an HVAC system it is essential it is done at the right pressure to...

Revealed: The best (and worst) areas for energy efficiency in England and Wales

Revealed: The best (and worst) areas for energy efficiency within homes in England and Wales Everest study analyses 15,623,536 home...