Technical Articles

Baxi answers your technical questions about hydrogen boilers

Hydrogen is a hot topic for the heating industry as the government looks to deliver on its net zero carbon...

How to select the most appropriate heating system for the job

Boilers are at the very heart of a heating system which is why the correct specification is so important. In...

CIPHE urges government to understand concerns of heating and plumbing engineers

The plumbing and heating industry is set to face a wide array of challenges, as the UK enters a period...

Customer want a ‘power shower’? Think bar valve mixer

Paul McGuire, Associate Channel Manager – Installer Communications at Mira Showers, examines why bar valves shouldn’t be underestimated and how...

Homeowners are unaware of benefits of deaeration – says new research

Recent research conducted by Spirotech found that homeowners are unaware of the benefits of adopting a combined system protection approach....

Is the industry ready to embrace hydrogen as a replacement for fossil fuels?

Darran Smith, Technical Manager at Alpha Heating Innovation, takes a look at whether the industry is ready to embrace hydrogen...

How to be a great employer and retain your staff – 5 top tips for small businesses

Mark Krull from Logic4training gives tips to small business owners on retaining their staff in 2020 – a vital ingredient...

Underfloor heating plays important role in low carbon heating and new builds

David Roberts, Managing Director of Nu-Heat, gives his view on the decarbonisation of heat in buildings and how underfloor heating...

How soil and wastage drainage systems play a key role in preventing fire from spreading through pipework

With 2019 alone seeing five serious incidents of fire in multiple occupancy residences, REHAU is advising that contractors consider fire...

Why it’s vital to test fittings on an HVAC system at the correct pressure

When testing the fittings on an HVAC system, it is vitally important it is done at the correct pressure to...