Stelrad UK, radiator, Chris Harvey

Radiating success

07 March, 2018

With heating on the agenda, Chris Harvey considers the most popular form of heat delivery in homes – radiators. They have come a long way from simple designs, and now offer a wide range of choice for installers working with clients in the private and public sectors.

District Heating for Rehau, Alexandra Ivanchuk, district heating, fuel poverty, CHP, water source, heat pump

Design for performance

07 March, 2018

Good design is at the heart of good performance when it comes to district heating schemes. Alexandra Ivanchuk highlights the key points to bear in mind to get the most out of this form of heating.

BESA, Chris Davis, Evinox Energy, heat interface unit, HIU, keep warm, VWART, Weighted average return temperature

Keep your standards high

07 March, 2018

Chris Davis highlights the importance of HIU performance and sizing for heat networks, and looks at standards for ensuring that specifiers and end users know what they’re getting.

CHP, Mike Hefford, heat network, district heating network, Remeha CHP

Adding CHP to the mix

07 March, 2018

Mike Hefford examines the benefits of using combined heat and power as the source for heat networks, and how they can be optimised for efficiency and sustainability.

4G heat networks, heat networks, Katerina Nika, fuel poverty, Block heat networks, SAV Systems

Fourth generation heat networks have a key role to play in reducing fuel poverty in the UK,as well as cutting overall carbon emissions, says Katerina Nika

Mark Ferris, energy trilemma, HIU, Elco Heating Solutions

Mark Ferris, discusses the benefits of district heating systems and how to effectively incorporate CHP and HIUs to provide an affordable, environmental and diverse heat source.

heating, ErP, Danny Packham, Nortek Global HVAC

Know your ErP

02 January, 2018

Danny Packham says installers and end-users need to be aware of ErP.

Ian McGregor, heating, system, heating circuit, thermal inertia, heat delivery, boiler control, Hamworthy Heating

A systematic approach

02 January, 2018

Installing efficient heating equipment isn’t enough to achieve better energy use, says Ian McGregor. Designers and installers must consider the system as a whole including fluctuations in demand and then apply controls technology to minimise waste and ensure occupant comfort.

Paul Sands, district heating, Heat Networks, Social Housing, Heat Interface Units, HIU, Stokvis Energy

Paul Sands explains why district heating is becoming popular once more with the social housing sector, and what benefits it brings to the landlord and tenant.

Sentinel, Sentinel Commercial, water treatment

Sentinel’s triple power

02 January, 2018

Sentinel Commercial’s water treatment chemicals now have more than triple the power in protection of commercial heating systems, with each drum able to dose systems over three times larger. The new ‘Triple Power’ formulations of Sentinel X100 Inhibitor, X300 Cleaner (for new systems), and X400 Cleaner (for older systems) mean smaller or fewer drums are required for bigger jobs, a development which saves significant costs, waste and storage space, and makes for easier transportation, handling and dosing.

Rinnai, Rinnai UK, Chris Goggin, complete hot water system, pack

Rinnai’s system solution

02 January, 2018

Rinnai UK is offering a new concept for economic and efficient hot water delivery that brings together all the components of a system in one handy, bespoke designed pack for any kind of business, large or small.

John Forster, Megaflo Eco, Heatrae Sadia

Find the right fit

02 January, 2018

John Forster, product manager at Heatrae Sadia, explains why, with so many water heating solutions out there, it’s important that businesses find the right fit for their needs.

Toshiba, Estia 5

Toshiba has introduced the Estia 5 series air-to-water heat pump solutions. With best-in-class COP ratings throughout a broad range that covers split solutions from 4 to 16kW and Monobloc from 16 to 21kW, the new Estia air-to-water heat pump will bring highly efficient and low-cost space heating, hot water and summertime cooling to new homes or renovations as well as small-commercial properties.

Ideal Commercial

Ideal Commercial Boilers has announced the launch of its free commissioning offer. All Evomax, Imax Xtra, Imax Xtra EL and Evomod boilers installed after 1 January 2018 will be eligible for the offer, that could be worth up to £233 per boiler.




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