How To Ensure Your Boiler Works This Winter

With winter nearly here and the temperatures dropping, a lot of people will be firing up their central heating for the first time since the spring.

The colder months can be very hard on your boiler, with a variety of problems that can leave you out in the cold if not addressed.

Luckily, there are some boiler maintenance tips you can follow to prevent your boiler packing up this winter. Read more

Will Hydrogen Heating Replace Gas Boilers In The Future?

Although solar, hydro and wind power play a growing role in the UK’s energy landscape, not everything can be powered this way with current technology.

In particular, gas boilers seem resistant to these renewable technologies. The way this has typically been dealt with has been in improving the efficiency of gas boilers, a trend that continues as Claire Perry – UK Energy & Clean Growth Minister – announces a rise in the minimum efficiency standard for boilers to 92%. Read more

Boiler Fault Finding – For Professionals & Advanced Users

These days it seems that there is an app for everything, so it should come as no surprise that there are apps on the market that can help you with boiler fault finding.

In fact, Ideal boilers currently come with such an app, designed to work specifically with their boilers using the same data that the company itself receives about its appliances. Read more

Can Houses Become Powerhouses?

With the data in from the UK’s first energy-positive classroom, a team led by Swansea University have built the nation’s first energy-positive office.

The building utilises solar energy to produce more power than it consumes. Read more

Boiler Plus Government Scheme

Consumer Guide To Gas Boiler Servicing

For most people, household heating is central to their quality of life. Problems with heating and hot water are always emergencies as both are core to daily comfort.

At the centre of household heating is the gas boiler, and ensuring that this essential piece of equipment – and the system it is connected to – is in top working order is the responsibility of gas boiler engineers. Read more

Solar Energy Adoption Rides On Storage Solutions

Solar energy in the domestic and commercial markets have struggled to see the levels of adoption that the renewable energy industry – and anyone concerned with carbon emissions – had hoped.

This is primarily down to the problems of energy storage.

However, with storage technologies developing rapidly, we could be on the cusp of a solar revolution as self-generated power becomes economically viable for people and businesses alike. Read more

What To Do With Your Boiler If You Go On Holiday

What To Do With Your Boiler If You Go On Holiday

Going on holiday is never as simple as it seems. In fact, there’s a whole host of things you need to have sorted before you skip off to catch some sun.

One thing that many people are unsure about is what to do with their boiler when they go on holiday. Read more

Understanding Energy Ratings of New Boilers

How Is Boiler Efficiency Measured

The cost of heating your home is often the largest portion of your household bills, especially during the winter. In fact, during the colder months heating costs can constitute up to 60% of your monthly outgoings.

Renewable Energy Can Be Produced On A Large Scale

When we talk about renewable energy, one common misconception crops up over and over again. It goes something like this:

“It’s impractical to try to power a country on renewable energy.” Read more

Amazon vs Google – Who is Going to Win the Smart Home Race?

Amazon have just made a big play for the smart home market by purchasing the smart home manufacturer Ring. Read more