News & Advice

Why Is My Boiler Leaking?

You should never see water leaking from your boiler and, if you do, it could be an indication of a potentially dangerous problem.  

A leaking boiler is a relatively common problem that requires urgent attention. And although there are some steps you can take to solve simple boiler issues, you should never try to fix a leaking boiler yourself as this is dangerous and could void your manufacturer warranty. 

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What Is A Combi Boiler?

Combi boilers, also known as combination boilers, can provide both central heating and hot water for your home as and when you need it. In addition to being highly efficient and more compact than most other central heating systems, combi boilers are the most commonly installed type of boiler in homes across the UK.

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Net Zero Announcement: UK Sets Out Plans to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The UK government’s new plan aims to dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions to reach its 2050 net zero goal.

According to the government, the new net zero strategy will end the UK’s contribution to climate change by 2050. But, what is net zero? Net zero refers to achieving an overall balance between the amount of greenhouse gas produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere to reduce global warming.

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The Ultimate Guide to Quiet Boilers

If you’re thinking about replacing an old noisy boiler with an almost silent boiler, this guide will help you narrow down your quiet boiler options.

Selecting a new boiler for your home is not an easy task since there are so many brands and models to choose from these days. Naturally, you want your replacement boiler to be extremely reliable and energy-efficient and it also makes sense to want a boiler that’s almost silent when operating, particularly if it’s going to be installed in or near the bedroom.

If a quiet boiler is on your priority list, you should seriously think about purchasing one that is Quiet Mark approved.

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Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme

The government launched a £15million Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme this week which offers grants to UK households of up to £1,250 towards installing renewable heating systems.

The initiative will be available from 1st August and run until March 2012, and plans to receive around 25,000 applicants. It will work on a first-come first-served basis, and the funding will go towards installing new biomass boilers, solar panels and ground or air source heat pumps.

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EcoBuild 2011 showcases high efficiency boilers

Although this year’s EcoBuild has just come to an end, it is definitely worth mentioning the highlights.

For those who aren’t familiar with it, EcoBuild is the world’s largest event for showcasing the future of sustainable design, construction and the built environment. Manufacturers, including many from the plumbing and heating market launch new products and display new environmentally friendly technologies.

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