Heating

The Winter Freeze

Freezing condensing pipe (How to keep your boiler operating) Every year the winter months seem to get colder, so it is important to maintain your pipes to help ensure your heating operates properly and you have no winter emergencies. If you are worried your pipes are frozen check through these 3 of these statements, and if they are all true we will go on to explain what to do next: 1. The outside temperature is or has been below freezing 2. Your boiler [...]

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What is a Worcester Accredited Installer?

Worcester Accredited Installers, or WAI’s for short, are engineers who have passed accreditation to be able to install a range of Worcester products including boilers, solar water heating systems, heat pumps and underfloor heating. By choosing a WAI means that your products will be installed to the highest standards and ensure that they will carry the Worcester guarantees and warranties. Our team of fully trained engineers can offer the below: • Free, no-obligation quotes • Extended guarantees up to 10 years exclusive* • [...]

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 What is an unvented Hot Water System?

You may have heard of vented hot water systems as these are more commonly used throughout the UK. However, unvented hot water systems are newer to the country as were only were introduced in 1986, but are continuing to grow in popularity. So, what are they? They are a new way of heating up water which removes the need of homes having to store a water tank as the hot water cylinders are fed directly from the cold-water mains. This lack [...]

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Can replacing your radiators save you money on your heating bills

If you’re in an older property and have trouble affording your energy bills, there is a very simple way to cut energy wastage which doesn’t involve massive investment or disruption – and it’s simply to change your radiators. Radiator technology has improved massively over the years particularly with regard to performance. Much of this improvement has been in response to standards and quality regulations such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and the EN442 Kite Mark requirements. The steel used in [...]

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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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A Comprehensive Guide for Heating Systems

Heating control systems have become increasingly popular in a short span of time offering greater comfort for households in Norfolk and Norwich. Such systems are ideal for regulating temperatures of commercial and domestic households. Most systems have now become automated with the ability to manage the heating as per the predefined settings to ensure comfort. Initially, a conventional timer based heating system was used in the United Kingdom. However, with technology becoming sophisticated heating systems have evolved to a [...]

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