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
April 2012 is the deadline by when engineers need to make sure they have taken the CPA1 assessment to be able to retain their work categories for boilers and fires; this means that engineers must be registered to work on gas fires, wall heaters, and central heating appliances and are competent to use an analyser.