Top tips for increasing boiler reliability and maintenance.

It’s no surprise that risk adverse business owners of commercial properties and premises have become savvier when it comes to boiler installation and servicing. Reliability and longevity are the most important part of the process when investing undergoing installation and replacement of old boilers. Ensuring the right boiler(s) are correctly specified for your building or

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Top tips for winter – commercial heating and plumbing

Top Tips for winter plumbing Irrespective of the size of your commerical premises, office building or home the following tips may help you reduce the risk of plumbing emergencies and could save unnecessary expense and distress. Find out where the stop valve(s) are located on the incoming water supply mains and clearly label it so

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Top tips to ensure you choose the right heating and plumbing company?

Now the Olympics are over it’s back to the usual doom and gloom. The media has officially confirmed that the UK economy is effectively in a double-tip recession as if we needed reminding. Consequently, companies are sacrificing regular service and maintenance of their commercial heating and plumbing systems in an attempt to save money. In the current

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Commercial boiler maintenance – how to avoid boiler breakdowns!

Commercial boiler maintenance and repairs. Although we are coming to the end of summer, we hope that September will continue to give us a much needed boost of sun and warmth before we face the onset of Autumn and Winter. Businesses will be turning their heating systems on for the first time after a long

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Why its cool to use radiators!

Despite the Government’s initiatives to push ahead with the reduction in emissions with a renewables driven system the radiator is still the primary heat emitter for millions of homes, industry, hospitals and educational establishments and has stood the test of time for some 100 years. The government is keen to see us use less energy,

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Thermostatic mixing valves – How to avoid scalding in the bath!

Non installation of thermostatic mixing valves accounts for approximately twenty deaths and almost six hundred serious scald related injuries every year, caused by scalding hot water in the bath. Scalding occurs because water is stored at high temperature to limit the growth of the legionella bacteria. Hot water needs to be stored at 60°c or

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How to reduce your energy bills using a thermostat for central heating?

Millions of homes are not using simple room thermostats to control their boiler.  What affect does this have on the consumer? Increased energy bills, inefficient heating systems and wasted energy. The last few years have seen massive strides in the development of renewable technologies – solar panels, heat pumps; advances in heating controls and homeowners

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Water treatment service and implementation.

Back in May I wrote about the importance of implementing a water treatment program The subsequent legionnella outbreak in Edinburgh in June and the widely reported outbreak last Tuesday (July 28th) in Stoke-On-Trent has only underlined the importance of establishing an effective water treatment program to ensure minimal risk to employees. The recession is forcing

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How to implement a water treatment program? – Legionella Risk Assessment

Water treatment services have long been considered a necessary evil like household insurance you know you have to have it to be protected but you are reluctant to pay for it; the likelihood of anything happening is well.. unlikely (you hope) However it is a legal requirement for Schools, Hospitals, Companies, Industrial and Commercial premises;

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How water softeners can reduce your energy bills!

60% of homes in the UK are built in hard water areas – London, the South-East and Anglia. Hard water creates a build up of scum and limescale in kettles, shower heads and stains toilets, sinks and baths. Imagine the problem personified in heating systems, washing machines and dishwashers all of which are prime targets

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