Boilers & Hot Water

  • J S Wright lands capital regeneration contracts worth £3.5 million

    By Debbie Eales on January 27, 2015
    Birmingham building services provider J S Wright is to power up two major community regeneration schemes that are being developed by Rydon at a cost of £60 million in London. The company will be helping to revamp almost 200 affordable homes within a low-rise estate in north London and a tower in West London after securing a total deal worth […]
  • Lochinvar opens multi-purpose training facility

    By Debbie Eales on January 14, 2015
    Boiler and water heater manufacturer Lochinvar has opened a multi-purpose training facility at its UK headquarters in Banbury, Oxfordshire. It has been designed to host pre- and post-sales training for contractors, specifiers and end users so broadening technical knowledge and product awareness across the commercial building services market. The facility houses seven Lochinvar products connected to gas and water supplies […]
  • Baxi Commercial wins again!

    By Debbie Eales on December 12, 2014
    Baxi Commercial has scooped a second award for its installation of mini-CHP with ground source heat pumps at Notre Dame Primary School in Glasgow, winning the Sustainable Project of the Year category in the HVR Awards 2014. The aim of the project was to get the best out of GSHP technology and combine it successfully with CHP. To achieve this, […]
  • Calke Abbey makes further investments in a greener future

    By Debbie Eales on December 8, 2014
    A popular National Trust property near Derby is continuing to up its green energy credentials, with low carbon-design catering and office facilities. The project at Calke Abbey has been managed by the team of sustainability engineers at design and project management company Lorien Engineering Solutions. Burton-based Lorien has a long-standing relationship with the once-stately home and country estate, now open […]
  • Norland Managed Services recognises Sabien’s ‘exceptional idea’

    By Debbie Eales on October 15, 2014
    Sabien Technology, the manufacturer and supplier of M2G boiler energy efficiency technology, has won an ‘Exceptional Idea’ award from Norland Managed Services. Sabien Technology was one of the selected award winners in Norland’s ‘The Exceptional Idea Competition’ for 2014. The award is given to suppliers of technologies that provide the best solutions to Norland’s domestic and international customers. Sabien won […]
  • EU decision on NOx emission levels applauded by OFTEC

    By Debbie Eales on September 24, 2014
    OFTEC, working closely with DECC, DEFRA and other EU Member State organisations, has secured a ‘major win’ for the oil heating industry over a new EU standard limiting Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emission levels from boilers. The revised standard, which in its earlier form would have had severe repercussions for UK boiler manufacturers, now gives them until 2022 to develop a […]
  • Supporting critical environmental control for the National Gallery

    By BSEE on August 20, 2014
    High efficiency boilers from Hoval are helping the National Gallery in London to reduce its energy consumption and carbon footprint, while maintaining a stable internal environment for the exhibits. The National Gallery opened in 1838, occupying a dominant position in Trafalgar Square at the centre of London. The original building has been extended several times since then and now houses […]
  • Dimplex Renewables reacts to changes to non-domestic RHI scheme

    By Debbie Eales on May 29, 2014
    Changes to the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have come into effect this week after parliamentary approval. Following a long period of consultation with the industry, DECC has confirmed that air to water heat pumps will finally be included in the scheme, which provides guaranteed payments over a 20 year period for eligible installations for renewable heat generated by organisations […]
  • Under pressure

    By BSEE on April 1, 2014
    Martin Willkinson, Commercial Manager at Spirotech, discusses the importance of installing the right pressurisation system to ensure a healthy and efficient heating and cooling system The propensity to treat the symptoms and not the root cause of a problem is usually borne out of either not having the wherewithal to treat the cause or, more often than not, a lack […]
  • Try it for size

    By BSEE on April 1, 2014
    Combined heat and power (CHP) has been proven for its effectiveness in reducing carbon emissions, thanks to the efficient way the technology simultaneously derives power and heat from the combustion process. However, as Julian Packer from Dalkia explains, it is only through specifying and designing the plant accurately that the correct load and therefore desired savings can be realised. They […]