Heating

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...

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...

Water hardness critical to water cylinder specification – says industry expert

Although many electric water heating products and cylinders use sacrificial anodes on steel-glass-lined and low-grade stainless-steel tanks, Alan Clarke, Technical...

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:...

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...

Why TRVs should be fitted horizontally at the top of the radiator

In the UK thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) are invariably installed vertically at the bottom of the radiator. But Bjorn Sejr...

Installer Review – the Navien Condensing NCB combi boiler

Andrew Tyler from Crawley Gas Engineer gives his opinions on the new Navien Condensing NCB combi boiler: KyungDong Navien (KD...

Should the Government ban gas boilers in new-build homes by 2025?

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has called for a controversial ban on gas hobs and boilers in new-build homes by...