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Energy efficiency variances between panel & convector radiators

For many years, radiators weren’t hugely considered as a design item in the home, and rather just a necessity. However, in more recent years, radiators have started to have a more design conscious look and homeowners have started to seek alternative designs to suit the style of their home. There are now multiple radiator designs that you can choose from, they don’t just look different, but work differently too, so it is important to consider all the options before you [...]

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Latest MEES regulations from April – Landlords & Tenants

New regulations are now in force (from 1st April 2018) to make sure that landlords can no longer rent properties that don’t follow new energy saving rules. Any properties that are registered with F or G EPC grades wont be able to accept tenants and if you are a landlord you will need to take measures to reduce your properties energy waste levels. If you are a landlord this is something you need to investigate asap, as there are now [...]

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Thermostatic Radiator Valve

In today’s modern world energy efficiency has gained more popularity as consumers now choose more effectual products than buying the ones with abundant marketing and promotions. Energy has also become a lot more expensive than before, which is why using Thermostatic radiator valves is beneficial for your heating system. These Thermostatic radiator valves can be easily installed to the system, and can control the temperatures as well. When the house temperature rises to the desired degree, these valves automatically [...]

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Smart Heating Controller

There have been numerous different advancements when it comes to thermostats. Gone are the days when coil and mercury switches used to rule the market. Programmable and digital thermostats, too, have lost their glam vibe as the newer, highly innovative, Smart Heating Controller takes over. There are two different kinds of technologies available in Smart Heating Controller. 1. Geo location Fencing Geo location fencing makes use of the cell phone’s location in order to adjust the temperature in your office or [...]

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How to Bleed a Radiator

  If your radiators fail to heat up as much as they used to or should do, or if they are cold on the top and warmer at the bottom, it is much more likely that there is air trapped inside the radiator. To make sure your house is cozy and warm again, you should get your radiator to ‘bleed’ instantly. Bleeding the radiators is a fairly simple and quick process which effectively lets all the trapped air out, it [...]

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Ways to Save Water on Plumbing Systems

Water consumption is a major area of concern for people living in Norwich and Norfolk. Saving water will not only help in reducing your energy bills, but will allow you to contribute towards the well being of the community. A large sum of the water cost is linked to the maintenance of the water system. Therefore, if the local infrastructure is updated, your water bill is likely to surge. Furthermore, another important reason for a hike in water costs that [...]

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Gas Safe Register

Gas is dangerous, and sometimes, potentially lethal. Therefore, if you are thinking about getting a boiler fitted, gas fire replaced or even a cooker repaired, you ought to first make sure that the engineer you are about to hire is professionally qualified to carry out this work safely. 1. Gas Safe Register By the law of UK, anyone who wishes to get gas appliances installed or repaired must be on the Gas Safe Register, which was initiated in the year 2009 [...]

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A Comprehensive Guide for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning If you have unsafe gas appliances installed at your house then there is a high probability that it can produce an extremely hazardous gas known as carbon monoxide (CO). The gas is extremely unsafe, and can also be life threatening upon exposure. Further, many chronic diseases are also caused by carbon monoxide exposure. Carbon monoxide is produced when natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is completely burnt. Such a situation arises when the gas appliance is [...]

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Regular Boiler Servicing – A Long Term Safety Investment

  Many households in Norfolk and Norwich don’t realise that the boiler breakdown costs can be a hefty investment. Thousands of pounds are spent on equipment repair, along with income losses and property damage. Most city administration, municipality and countries have definite laws pertaining to boiler inspection to minimize the chances of an accident. The inspections are conducted by certified inspectors, but the maintenance services are provided by renowned plumbing and heating services, like All Star Systems. Safety Hazards and Damage to [...]

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Combination Boilers

Household and commercial establishments in Norfolk and Norwich are always looking for sustainable heating solutions that offer maximum functionality during the colder months. Combination boilers, commonly known as combi boilers, have become a popular choice for the masses. For starters, what are combi boilers?  Combi boiler is a simple and pragmatic solution for households that are concerned about high energy and heating costs. The combi boiler is a single heating system that warms the entire space from a space saving unit. [...]

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