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How can buffer tanks work with heat pumps?

Ed Morris, Technical Manager at Altenic, discusses what buffer tanks are and how they can work to limit the cycling of a heat pump. What is a buffer tank? A buffer tank is a type of vessel that is used to store heat or cold energy for later use, acting as a battery of energy […]

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Get more from your heat pump installation

Heat pumps are growing in popularity as they improve the efficiency of energy systems and can reduce bills by up to 26%. The Government’s incentive of a £7.500 grant to households who switch from a gas boiler to a heat pump has also seen them become a key topic of conversation for installers and end-users. […]

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All you need to know about filling loops

Filling loops are an essential component for domestic central heating systems as a piece of apparatus used in the filling and pressurising of these systems. In apartment blocks with a centralised boiler plant, they are also used to fill and pressurise the secondary heating system of Heat Interface Units (HIUs). So, what does a filling […]

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The Importance of Summer Servicing of TMVs

Water system maintenance is extremely important, with it acting as a preventive measure for greater health and safety issues within the system. Most water systems require annual servicing, recommissioning, and flushing so, it is important for facilities teams to adequately allocate time for this. Safely doing this in a school setting, with vulnerable end-users, is […]

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How to get the most out of your heat pump installation

Heat pumps are growing in popularity as they improve the efficiency of energy systems and can reduce bills by up to 26%. The Government’s incentive of a £5000 grant to households who switch from a gas boiler to a heat pump has also seen them become a key topic of conversation for installers and end-users. […]

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