Technical Articles

4 ways to improve poor water supply

As many homeowners look to develop and improve their properties, the demand on the mains supply becomes greater, requiring the...

4 top tips for getting the most out of retrofit UFH projects

With more homeowners opting to improve rather than move, coupled with the desirability of underfloor heating and the benefits it...

Dispelling the myths about improving water flow in domestic properties with a combi boiler system

In order to help installers better meet the needs of their customers, Gareth Richards – Technical Director at Salamander Pumps...

Are dangerous plumbing and gas qualifications putting the public at risk?

“Alarming” new research has come to light showing a lack of consistency in standards of gas training. Here, Dr Simon Reddy...

Five key things installers need to know about ErP for water heaters and hot water storage tanks

The Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives (widely referred to as ErP) for water heaters and hot water storage tanks have...

Why low moisture content in woodfuel is essential for efficiency

For wood-burning boilers and stoves to operate at their most efficient, the right fuel must be used at all times....

Why OpenTherm and modulation are important to the efficiency of heating systems

The world of technology is having an increasingly significant impact on the boiler industry. Alister Maclachlan – Product Director at...

What type of plumbing work requires installers to notify the local water company?

With a legal obligation to notify local water companies about work on new and existing plumbing systems, Gareth Harris –...

Four key stages to Underfloor Heating design

A comprehensive UFH design makes for an easy installation and can also guarantee system performance, giving both installer and customer...

5 top tips for optimum CO alarm installation

To mark Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2016, Adrian Keats at Honeywell’s Home Safety business offers his top tips for optimum...