Technical Articles

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...

How zoning is accessible for all homeowners – regardless of budget or property size

David Kempster – Product Manager for Drayton –  talks about zoning and how installers should be highlighting how it is now...

The facts about R32 refrigerant – 5 things installers need to know

Daikin has recently released its Altherma 3 heat pump – making it the first manufacturer in the world to use...

Top 5 electric shower FAQs

Mira Showers has answered the top 5 most frequently asked questions from installers about fitting electric showers:  5 – Should...

Why auto-balancing is the answer to underfloor heating problems

Dean Jepson – European Managing Director at Salus Controls – explains why auto-balancing is the answer to underfloor heating problems;...