Boilers & Hot Water

  • Water heating in commercial buildings

    By BSEE on October 30, 2013
    With 2016 just over two years away, the specification of energy efficient products is gaining in importance, especially when it comes to the generation of domestic hot water. Peter Gammon, Technical Manager at MHS Boilers, looks at the best options available. In July this year, the government dropped plans to implement changes to Part L of the Building Regulations, heightening […]
  • Shared expertise can mean more efficient heating systems

    By BSEE on October 30, 2013
    As the construction industry continues to work towards instigating more collaboration amongst the different sectors of the supply chain, Darren Finley, National Sales Director for Ideal Commercial, addresses the part that manufacturers can play to ensure their input is timely, useful and beneficial to the project as a whole. Recommendations for the financial and time savings benefits of a more […]
  • Hot water – what’s in store?

    By BSEE on October 30, 2013
    Andy Green, Baxi Commercial Technical Manager, reviews the major influences affecting heating and hot water systems in commercial buildings that will take effect in the coming months. For the operators and facilities managers of commercial buildings, with the task of controlling the running costs of providing essential building services, there must appear to be more problems than solutions. These problems […]
  • Atlantic boosts efficiency

    By BSEE on October 30, 2013
    University College London has installed an innovative new boiler plant in its Torrington Place Building. The boiler house, supplied by Atlantic Boilers of Lancashire, operates throughout the year at 95?C flow and 75?C return, and contributes to the UCL ring main that serves scores of buildings both large and small. Normally these ring main temperatures do not allow condensing, but […]
  • Dimplex’s advanced degrees of economy for university

    By BSEE on October 30, 2013
    Dimplex is delivering advanced degrees in economy for the heating and hot water systems for the new student residences development next to the £81million new campus at the University of the West of Scotland in Ayr. Achieving the Very Good BREEAM rating, the development is at one of the UK’s most modern, environmentally friendly and sustainable higher education learning establishments, […]
  • Stokvis solar systems assist green statistics

    By BSEE on October 30, 2013
    A programme of energy retrofits aimed at improving the sustainability profile of two large government buildings has included the installation of solar thermal hot water systems supplied by Stokvis Energy Systems. The Office for National Statistics premises located at Titchfield near Portsmouth and Newport in Gwent have both benefitted from the addition of the Stokvis Solar Preheat systems, specified in […]
  • The need for steam

    By BSEE on October 10, 2013
    With a large number of process heating applications requiring an efficient source of steam, Simon Tarr, Sales Manager for Industrial boilers at Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, provides an overview of the steam boiler industry; outlining some of the sector’s typical applications and explaining why there will always be a need for steam in key markets within the sector. The […]
  • Delivering solutions through prefabrication

    By BSEE on October 10, 2013
    Jeff House, Marketing & Applications Manager for Baxi Commercial considers the role of prefabricated solutions in the Government Construction Strategy. The use of offsite prefabrication and modular design in building services schemes is nothing new; this approach lends itself especially well to plant rooms and can offer significant project benefits. With fully formed and time proven solutions available to the […]
  • The need for steam

    By BSEE on September 2, 2013
    With a large number of process heating applications requiring an efficient source of steam, Simon Tarr, Sales Manager for Industrial boilers at Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, provides an overview of the steam boiler industry; outlining some of the sector’s typical applications and explaining why there will always be a need for steam in key markets within the sector. The […]
  • Prevention is better than cure

    By BSEE on May 28, 2013
    To meet the Government’s target of an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050 and the increased demand for retrofit faced by the industry, it is no surprise we are consistently seeing modern condensing or high efficiency boilers installed on older heating systems. Russ Walliss, Service Manager at Hamworthy Heating explains why consideration needs to be taken into account when […]