Technical Articles

Step-by-step installation guide to the new Drayton WISER heating controls

WISER is the next generation of smart heating control systems from Drayton. This step-by-step guide outlines how to install WISER’s...

How installers can raise standards when it comes to water safety

Poor plumbing installation can lead to contamination of drinking water. Julie Spinks – Founding Director of Watersafe – discusses the...

Why installing ventilation correctly is so important

There is an ever-increasing pressure to ensure properties have effective ventilation systems installed. Robert Dennis – Product Marketing Executive for Airflow...

Bathroom design for multi-generational living

Changing social demographics are having an impact on the traditional family home with many households now containing multiple generations. Chris...

How condensate lifting units can address the issues of condensate from condensing boilers

Wilo’s Training & Technical Manager Gary Wheatley looks at condensate lifting units, and how they can make life a lot...

Advice on boreholes and ground array alternatives on space-restricted sites

Installing a ground source heat pump on a site with limited land area brings its own particular challenges. Guy Cashmore...

Why we should be more like Europe, when it comes to deaeration

In Europe, the practice of deaeration is well-established as a way of treating system water, but it still remains relatively...

Why cold start technology has big potential for boiler applications

Jeff Williams – UK Category Manager at Armitage Shanks and Ideal Standard – explains what cold start technology has to...

The benefits of combining complementary heating solutions

An efficient heating system should be tailored to suit every application. Andrew Lowery – Project Manager at Myson UK –...

What installers need to know about “backflow flooding”

With more and more properties at risk of potentially-damaging sewage backflow, Phil Windus – Market Manager for ACO’s Building &...