Technical Articles

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...

PipeSnug – 3 steps to making good

Installer takes a look at PipeSnug, the product which ensures making good around pipes has never been easier. Making good...

How condensing continuous flow water heaters are a good low NOx option for off-grid homes

For specifiers and installers, helping an off-grid user select a low NOx energy efficient water heater is critical. Chris Goggin...

6 tips to avoid frozen condensate during a winter freeze

John Smith, National Service Manager UK at Vokèra by Riello, offers advice on keeping condensing boilers running reliably and efficiently...

Professional review: Andrew Tyler tests out the Salus RT520 thermostat

SALUS has launched the RT520 series – a cost-effective thermostat range that meets the requirements of Boiler Plus without the...

5 top tips for installers looking to move into light-commercial work

With millions of small businesses operating across the UK, the sector offers installers huge opportunities to grow their business. But...

Professional Review – the vFlow PRV Discharge Blow-Off Cap

The new vFlow PRV Discharge Blow-Off Cap is the lowest-cost single-solder joint solution for Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) termination. The...

How efficient pipe lagging will safeguard against freezing pipes and protect homes from heat losses

Tyrone Harnett – inventor of the PipeLagger Pro – looks at how installers can safeguard their customer’s homes from frozen pipes...

9 ways installers can use loyalty schemes to optimise the efficiency of their business

Loyalty schemes are a familiar sales tool used by multi-national airlines and retailers alike. Jo Shepherd, Ideal Boilers’ Chief Marketing...

Professional Review: 4 installers put Corefix to the test

Corefix is a unique heavy duty fixing system for dot and dab wall construction, a method used almost exclusively in...