circulating pumps

Grants needed for cost-effective central heating upgrades – Opinion

With news that millions of pensioners are concerned about being able to afford their energy bills this winter, Wilo is urging for grants to be put toward central heating upgrades. The manufacturer highlights how new, variable speed circulation pumps can save as much as 80% in electricity costs compared to old, fixed-speed models, which will […]

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Replacing inefficient circulator pumps provide 200 million opportunities to improve energy efficiency globally

Circulator pumps in central heating systems provide 200 million opportunities globally to improve energy efficiency. Replacing old pumps with newer, more efficient models could save the world around 53.5TWh of energy each year – the equivalent of the annual energy consumption of Portugal. In the average EU home, heating systems account for 60% of energy […]

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There's a "huge opportunity" for installers replacing inefficient circulating pumps

While fitting high efficiency circulating pumps is now mandatory, Gary Wheatley – Wilo UK’s Training and Technical Manager – believes that there is a huge opportunity around the replacement of existing inefficient models: Regardless of people’s stance on ‘Brexit’, it remains necessary to get on with abiding by European Directives for now – and for […]

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Circulating pumps, EuP and ErP legislation

New regulations have brought circulators to the forefront of the industry. Mike Heads reviews the development of the central heating pump as well the recent and future changes in the European directives. Central heating pumps – often referred to as circulators – have been around since the 1950s. Their introduction gave greater flexibility than the […]

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