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Central Heating System UK

How to improve your central heating system

You can improve the way in which your home is heated, just by making some subtle adjustments…

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Types Of Electric Boiler

What are the different types of electric boilers?

Like boilers that are fuelled by gas, there are different types of electric boilers available…

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Electric Boiler Working

How does an electric boiler work?

Although, all boilers need electricity to function accordingly, electric boilers actually turn electricity into heat. Instead of burning a…

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Solar Hot Water System

How to know if a solar hot water system is right for your home

To help determine if a solar hot water system is the right choice for your…

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Solar Hot Water System Uk

What is a solar hot water system?

Often referred to as solar thermal systems, solar hot water systems make use of the…

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Oil Central Heating System

What is an oil central heating system?

Oil is typically used to fuel wet heating systems. In this scenario, an oil boiler…

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Gas And Oil Heating Difference

What’s the difference between gas and oil heating?

Two popular methods of fuelling home heating systems are gas and oil. While people are likely to turn…

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Home Energy Usage Reduction

How to reduce your home energy usage

You don’t necessarily need advanced heating technology to save money on your energy bills. Instead, what…

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Wood Burner

What is a wood burner?

Typically referred to as wood or log burners, wood burning stoves are appliances that burn…

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Renewable Energy UK

How renewable energy can help the UK reach net zero

Like many countries around the world, the UK are intent on lowering their carbon emissions.…

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Wind Turbine Working

How do wind turbines work?

A wind turbine works in the opposite way to a fan, which uses electricity to…

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Hydro Power Systems

How do hydropower systems work?

Hydropower is a renewable energy source that generates power with a dam or diversion structure, if there’s a…

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Hot Water Cylinder

What is a hot water cylinder?

Households with regular and system boilers, are reliant on hot water cylinders to supply a circulation of…

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Reduce Winter Heating Cost

How to reduce winter heating costs

As we go deeper into October, naturally, the British weather will take a turn for…

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Renewable Energy UK

What is renewable energy?

Unlike, fossil fuels which will become increasingly difficult and costly to process as time goes…

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Non Renewable Energy UK

What is non-renewable energy?

Non-renewable energy comes from sources that will eventually run out or take a long time…

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Smart Meter Challenges

What are the challenges facing smart meters?

Theoretically, smart meters are supposed to help homeowners be more conscious of their energy usage.…

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Smart Meter Impact On Enviornment

Can smart meters help the environment?

Smart meters give homeowners the opportunity to see how much energy they are expending. The…

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Eco-friendly Boiler UK

What is an eco-friendly boiler?

With the UK government intent on reducing carbon emissions, it’s likely that eco-friendly boilers will…

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Boilers UK

How to find the cause of a noisy boiler

Although, it’s normal to hear some noise coming from your boiler, a continuously loud boiler…

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Biomass Boilers

What is a biomass boiler?

Biomass is a material, that comes from plants or even plant-based organisms. Biomass boilers are…

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Baxi Boiler Benefits

The benefits of using a Baxi boiler

Baxi have been around for well over 100 years. During this timeframe, Baxi have become…

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Gas Central Heating

Are hydrogen boilers a viable alternative to gas central heating?

To stand any chance of drastically reducing carbon emissions, there needs to be a viable…

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Renewable Energy Sources

Types of renewable energy sources

Unlike fossil fuels, renewable energy sources are sustainable, meaning they will never run out. When…

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Boikler Upgrade Scheme

Should you replace an old boiler that is still working?

If your boiler is over 10 years old and is yet to experience any serious…

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Boiler Lifespan

How to lengthen the lifespan of your boiler

As a boiler is a significant investment, it is wise to look after it properly.…

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Add Value To Your Home

How to add value to your home

Understandably, when you sell your home, you want to maximise your potential earnings. Considering that…

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Diverter Valve

What is a diverter valve?

Diverter valves are part of heating systems that include a combi boiler. They direct water…

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Save Energy UK

How to save energy

There are several different ways you can reduce your domestic energy usage. By improving your…

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Smart Export Guarantee

What is the Smart Export Guarantee?

With the Feed-in-Tariff, certain homeowners were funded for every single unit of electricity they generated.…

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Solar PV System UK

How to get the most out of your solar PV system

You might have opted for a solar PV system because you are environmentally conscious or…

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Solar PV System

What is a solar PV system?

Otherwise known as a photovoltaic system, a solar PV system is a form of renewable…

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Boiler Specs

Understanding boiler specs

If you are looking for a new boiler, then having an understanding of boiler specs,…

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Zanussi Boiler

The benefits of using a Zanussi boiler

Founded over 100 years ago in Italy, Zanussi have extensive experience in producing home appliances.…

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Ideal Boiler Benefits

The benefits of using an Ideal boiler

With an extensive range of heating products available, Ideal are one of the leading boiler…

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Types Of Timing Controls

Types of timing controls

Making use of the right type of timing controls will enable your central heating system,…

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Types Of Temperature Controls

Types of temperature controls

With the right type of heating controls, you can keep your home at a reasonable…

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Condensing Boiler

What is a Condensing Boiler?

In most cases, due to building regulations, new, gas and oil boilers must be condensing…

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Central Heating Pump Noisy Issue

Why is my central heating pump noisy?

A central heating pump is a component located near the boiler, that pushes the hot…

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Types Of Central Heating Systems

Types of Central Heating Systems Explained

With most homes in the UK, making use of a central heating system, it is…

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Central Heating

What is Central Heating?

As the name suggests, a central heating system provides warmth for the interior of a…

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Hot Water Cylinders

Introduction to hot water cylinders

Hot water cylinders store and keep your water warm until you need it. Unless, you…

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Installing Central Heating

How disruptive is installing central heating?

If you are having your boiler and heating system replaced, or an entirely new central…

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Central Heating System

How to drain a central heating system

You may have come to a point where you need to do some work on…

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Hiding A Boiler

How to hide a boiler

From simply fitting it in a kitchen cupboard, to moving it to a different room,…

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The Benefits Of Using A Vaillant Boiler

The benefits of using a Vaillant boiler

Vaillant are one of the leading manufacturers of boilers, heat pumps and heating systems. This…

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Heat Exchanger In A Boiler

What is a heat exchanger in a boiler?

As its name implies, a heat exchanger allows for two fluids or substances, usually water…

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Benefits Of Using A Viessmann Boiler

The benefits of using a Viessmann boiler

If you are in the market for a new boiler, then you have probably come…

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Air Source Heat Pumps Are Not The Future

Why air source heat pumps are not the future

If you are environmentally conscious, then you are probably interested in shifting your heating system…

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Combi Boiler

How to use a combi boiler efficiently

Although combi boilers already boast a great energy efficiency record, there are still small changes…

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Powerflush

What is a powerflush?

Over an extended period, the water in your pipes, boiler and radiators leave behind unwanted…

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Boiler Service In Summer

Why you should service your boiler in summer

As the months roll by and the weather begins to improve, you probably rarely think…

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Boiler Filling Loop

What is a Boiler Filling Loop?

It is important to recognise that there are two different types of boiler filling loops.…

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Guide To Baxi Boilers

The Complete Guide to Baxi Boilers

With over 150 years of experience in engineering and producing boilers for domestic and commercial…

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Boiler Installation UK

Does a boiler need ventilation?

If your home has an older, non-condensing boiler, you will need to be proactive when…

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Radiator Valves UK

Radiator Valves Explained

Having new radiators installed is a beneficial way to improve the energy efficiency of your…

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Home Gas

Is your home gas safe?

With summer in full swing and temperatures soaring, you might finally be able to switch…

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New Boiler Best Deal

How to get the best deal on your new boiler?

Buying a new boiler can end up being a costly affair, that takes up too…

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Zanussi Boilers

The Complete Guide to Zanussi Boilers

Founded in 1916, Zanussi are a well-renowned producer of home appliances. Their innovative approach to…

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Drain A Combi Boiler

How to Drain a Combi Boiler?

The process of draining a combi boiler is a challenging task, therefore, unless you have…

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Bleed A Radiator

How to Bleed a Radiator?

If your heating is switched on, but your radiators are cold to touch, then there…

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Ideal Boilers

The Complete Guide to Ideal Boilers

For over 100 years, Ideal have been manufacturing boilers to meet the ever-developing needs of…

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Maintaing The Boiler

How to maintain your boiler?

After your new boiler is installed, you might make the mistake of leaving it to…

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System Boiler Vs Combi Boiler

System Boiler vs Combi Boiler – Which Is Best?

Buying a new boiler can be exciting, frightening or even just a frustrating process. Before…

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Vaillant Boilers

The Complete Guide to Vaillant Boilers

Vaillant is one of Europe’s leading heating, technology companies. Established over 140 years ago in…

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Best Smart Boilers

Best Smart Boilers

A smart boiler allows you to control your central heating and hot water settings from…

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Best Condensing Boilers

Best Condensing Boilers

It can be a challenging prospect trying to discover which boiler is right for you.…

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Boiler Service UK

Is a boiler service worth it?

Getting a boiler service might seem like another needless home expense, especially when you consider…

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Repressurise A Boiler

How to repressurise a boiler

If there is no hot water or heating left in your home, then there is…

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Smart Boiler UK

What is a Smart Boiler?

A boiler becomes a smart boiler when it is paired with a smart thermostat. The…

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Worcester Bosch Boilers

The Complete Guide to Worcester Bosch Boilers

Formed in 1962, Worcester Bosch has grown from a small engineering business to one of…

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Boiler Leaking Water

Boiler Leaking Water – What Should I Do?

Experiencing a leaking boiler may be a common problem, although, it certainly is not an…

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Best Oil Boilers

Best Oil Boilers

Although, oil boilers tend to be less common than gas boilers, around four million UK…

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Best Electric Boilers

Best Electric Boilers

When looking for a new boiler, you might assume a gas-powered boiler is the only…

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Types Of Boilers

Boiler Types Explained – Combi, Regular and System

When you are interested in replacing your old boiler, you might come to realise there…

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Combi Boiler

Converting to a Combi Boiler

Changing to a combi boiler may seem like a bit of a gamble, especially if…

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Viessmann Boilers

The Complete Guide to Viessmann Boilers

Founded in 1917, Viessmann is a well-renowned manufacturer of heating, industrial and refrigeration systems. The…

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Best Gas Boilers

Which is the best gas boiler?

When looking to buy a new gas boiler, it is important to remember there are…

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Boiler Finance

Boiler Finance – A complete overview

A modern, energy efficient boiler will not only reduce the carbon footprint of your house,…

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New Boiler For New Home

Buying a New Home – How Do You Know The Boiler is Safe?

In July 2020, the government introduced a stamp duty holiday in order to kickstart the…

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Using A Combi Boiler Tips

Using a Combi Boiler – Top Tips

If you need hot water and heat on demand, then your combi boiler will take…

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Boiler Upgradation UK

Your Boiler – How Long Will It Last?

Investing in a new boiler can come with a high cost but often, many people…

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Opting For A New Boiler

The Benefits of Opting For a New Boiler

There are many reasons why you might need to buy a new boiler. Perhaps your…

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Gas Safe Register

What is the Gas Safe Register?

When it comes to some things in life, cutting corners can work but when it…

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Boiler At The Right Pressure

Is Your Boiler at the Right Pressure?

In order for your boiler to work correctly, it does need several things. However, one…

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Heating System

Keeping Your Heating System Healthy – Our Tips

Now that the summer months are upon us, it could be the perfect time to…

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Boiler Replacement UK

How Often Should a Boiler Be Replaced?

Owning a boiler leaves you responsible for ensuring that it works how it is intended…

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Gas Boilers

Will Gas Boilers Be Banned?

It’s becoming common news that the International Energy Agency has committed to saying that gas…

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Annual Boiler Service

The Benefits of an Annual Boiler Service

Your boiler is an integral part of your home. However, it can also become a…

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Protecting Home From Carbon Monoxide

Protecting Your Home and Family From Carbon Monoxide

We might feel safe and protected in our homes but there are still risks present.…

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Reducing The Temperature Of Your Home

Reducing the Temperature of Your Home by 1 Degree – Does it Make a Difference?

Sure, we might be heading into the summer months but it still doesn’t hurt to…

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Heating System For Your Home

Which Heating System is Right For Your Home?

Your heating system should be considered an investment because it turns you home into a…

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The Future Of Renewable Energy

The Future of Renewable Energy and How it Can Benefit You

We have all heard of the many different sources of renewable energy. This can include…

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Air Source Heat Pumps

Air Source Heat Pumps – How Do They Actually Work?

We have talked extensively about air source heat pumps and we still maintain our belief…

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Heat Pump Demand

What Size Air Source Heat Pump Do I Need for My Home?

While you might have read or heard that heat pumps are not suitable for homes…

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Heat Pump Demand

Heat Pump Demand is Set to Soar

If you thought that all of the news you had heard about heat pumps was…

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The Renewable Heat Incentive

The Renewable Heat Incentive – It Keeps on Giving for 7 Years

Everyone loves to have something for nothing or everyone loves a reward of some sort…

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Solar Thermal Panels And Combi Boilers

Solar Thermal Panels and Combi Boilers

It’s now more important than ever before to explore your options when it comes to…

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Purchasing And Installing A Biomass Boiler

Purchasing and Installing a Biomass Boiler

A biomass boiler is included as part of the Renewable Heat Incentive, which is an…

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Renewable Technology UK

What Renewable Technology Should I Invest In?

With things changing at a rapid rate, you find yourself struggling to work out what…

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Heat Pumps

Heat Pumps – The Funding Options Available to You

Things are changing when it comes to how we deliver heating to our homes. Laws…

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Heat Pumps UK

Heat Pumps – Getting Your Home Ready

If you are looking to get the most out of your air source heat pump…

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Net Zero Emissions

Net Zero – What Does it Really Mean?

You might be looking to change your heating system to something that is better for…

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Solar Thermal Systems

Solar Thermal Systems – Looking After Them is Simple Yet Crucial

It is commonly known that solar thermal systems are low in maintenance when compared with…

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MCS Installer

Why You Should Choose an MCS Installer

If you have decided to install a heat pump into your home, then you’re doing…

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Gas Boilers

Will Gas Boilers Be No More in 10 Years Time?

Last year saw the 10th anniversary of Gas Safety week but is this likely to…

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Gas Boilers

Biomass Myths Debunked

Renewable central heating is something that many have heard about but still do not know…

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Gas Boilers

Should Gas Boilers Be Banned in New Homes by 2025?

The UK is pushing on with its target of emitting zero carbon emissions by 2050…

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Ground Source Heat Pump

Saving Energy With a Ground Source Heat Pump

As far as changes to our homes and energy use go, things don’t happen overnight…

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Slowing Down Climate Change

Slowing Down Climate Change – How Can We Do it?

Climate change is very real and is a problem that we are needing to deal…

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Renewable Heating And Solar Batteries

Renewable Heating and Solar Batteries

We are now moving into a world where renewable heating is now becoming a real…

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Net Zero By 2050

Why The UK Has to Become Net-Zero by 2050 and What Does it Involve

For too long we have been taking our planet for granted but we have been…

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Biomass Renewable Heating

Everything You Need to Know About Biomass Renewable Heating

When it comes to looking for alternative ways to heat our homes, advances in technology…

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Renewable Energy UK

Extending Your Home? It’s Time to Consider Renewable Energy

If you are looking to extend your home, then you are going to make sure…

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Renewable Heating Systems UK

The Reasons for Turning to Renewable Heating Systems

The world is facing a catastrophic change if we don’t begin to do more. Since…

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The Route To Net Zero By 2050

The Route to Net Zero by 2050

In the UK, we all contribute to Co2 emissions and even homeowners play their role…

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Air Source Heat Pump

Air Source Heat Pump Myths Debunked

Just like many other forms of heating, there are always myths doing the rounds. Most…

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Air Sourcr Heat Pump Benefits

The Benefits of an Air Source Heat Pump

If you are considering making the switch to a greener way of heating your home,…

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Renewable Heating Incentive

The Renewable Heat Incentive is Being Replaced

In 2011, the Renewable Heat Incentive was introduced by the Government and its aim was…

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Heat Pump For Your Home

Preparing Your Home so it is Heat Pump Ready

Getting your home right when it comes to making energy-efficient changes is vital. If you…

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Gas Boiler Ban

What You Need to Know About the Gas Boiler Ban

Back in 2019, the UK Government announced that there would be a ban on gas…

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Renewable Heating UK

Is Renewable Heating Right for You?

When it comes to carbon dioxide emissions, heating accounts for a large percentage of it…

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Combi Vs Conventional Boilers

What Will Replace Gas Boilers?

From 2030, the Government has announced that gas boilers will be no more. As the…

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How to get the best deal on your new boiler?

Buying a new boiler can seem overwhelming. The dizzying range of prices, providers, and installers…

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The Best Place To Position Your New Boiler

The Best Place to Position Your New Boiler

If you are having a new combi-boiler you might opt to install in the same…

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Your Boiler Replacement Guide

Your Boiler Replacement Walkthrough

If you are thinking about replacing your boiler then you might be wondering what options…

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Why You Should Get Your Boiler Serviced

Your boiler is an integral part of your home and property and it’s something that…

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Why You Should Upgrade To A Combi Boiler

Why You Should Upgrade to a Combi Boiler

If the time has come for you to upgrade your boiler and you are considering…

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Looking For A New Boiler? Will A Green Homes Grant Cover The Cost?

Looking for a New Boiler? Will a Green Homes Grant Cover the Cost?

The cost of a boiler might leave you feeling as though you cannot afford to…

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What Are The Benefits Of A Combi Boiler?

What are the Benefits of a Combi Boiler?

Just like any other form of technology, boilers have evolved and become much more than…

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Combi Vs Conventional Boilers

Time to Spring Clean Your Boiler

As the weather will continue to improve now that we have ticked over into Spring,…

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Worcester Wave Vs Nest Learning Thermostat

Worcester Wave vs Nest Learning Thermostat

A smart thermostat can be a great addition to any home set-up, offering you the…

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Combi Boiler

Combi Boiler Keeps Cutting Out? Find Out Why

It’s always annoying when a combi boiler cuts out. You are left with no hot…

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Combi Boiler and Radiator Installation: What To Expect

Combi boilers are the most popular and common choice of boiler in the UK. This…

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Why Is Your Radiator Cold At The Bottom?

Why is Your Radiator Cold at the Bottom?

Although your boiler may be in perfect working order, if your radiators aren't operating properly…

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How Much Does It Cost To Install Central Heating

How much does it cost to install central heating?

Central heating installation can be relatively complex, depending on the size, shape and requirements of…

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Combi vs Conventional Boilers: Pros and Cons

Choosing the right heating system for your home is crucial. Getting this right will mean…

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Cavity Wall Insulation Grant

What’s Included With A Cavity Wall Insulation Grant?

If you are considering reducing your energy bills while keeping your home warmer, you might…

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What Is The Best Boiler Size For Your Home

Whether you are replacing your boiler or putting in a new one, it is essential…

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Install Cavity Wall Insulation

Top 7 Reasons You Should Install Cavity Wall Insulation

Keeping your home warm, especially during the winter months, is very important. There are a…

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ECO Sheme

What Is The Energy Company Obligation Scheme?

The UK government is always implementing energy-efficient services and schemes with the aim of decreasing…

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Best Combi Boilers In The UK 2021

Best Combi Boilers in the UK 2021

Boilers are unsung heroes, despite the effort they put to make our lives comfortable, most…

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Best System Boilers 2021

Best System Boilers 2021

If you are considering buying a boiler in 2021, certain factors should ensure you have…

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Who Qualifies For The Free Insulation Grant

Who Qualifies For The Free Insulation Grant?

Insulation Grants Qualify For a Free Insulation Grant Today! The government are making full free…

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Full Boiler Replacement Guide

Full Boiler Replacement Guide 2021

Most combi boilers on the market have a working lifespan of around 10 - 15…

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Ways To Prevent Heat Loss

Top 7 Ways To Prevent Heat Loss

Keeping a home warm during the winter months is a top priority, especially during freezing…

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Worcester Bosch Vs Viessmann Boilers

Worcester Bosch vs Viessmann boilers

Worcester Bosch are a well established business who operate across the UK. Their boilers have…

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The Different Types Of Boilers

What Are The Different Types Of Boiler?

Finding a new boiler for your home might seem like a simple task but choosing…

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Money Saving Tips Around The Home

5 Money Saving Tips Around The Home

If your heating system, whether that be central heating and boiler systems, electric heaters or…

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How-to-fix-insulation-problems

How To Fix Insulation Problems

Homeowners have been encouraged to insulate their homes for over a decade now as a…

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How To Avoid Common Boiler Faults

How To Avoid The Most Common Boiler Faults ?

A boiler breaking down is a home's worst nightmare and will leave many households hostage…

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How-to-make-your-home-more-eco-friendly-

How to make your home more eco friendly?

Many homeowners are now looking for ways to live in a more sustainable house and…

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Boiler-Replacement-Top-Tips-

Boiler Replacement Top Money Saving Tips

At this time of year the boiler industry will see a sharp increase in households…

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How-to-insulate-your-older-home

How To Insulate Your Older Home

We bring you the top ways to help you save energy and money when installing…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Heating During Winter

The temperature has started dropping and small disagreements over the thermostat have already started rising…

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How to get a free boiler or grant?

Are you left wondering whether you can get a free boiler? Read through our article…

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Free Boiler Grant Guide 2021

In accordance with the Government’s boiler grant scheme, the UK’s ‘Big Six’ energy companies are…

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Who Qualifies For a First Time Central Heating Grant?

Replacing a boiler and central heating system can be very expensive. With the average modern…

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