Boiler replacement grants in Wales form part of the Government funded energy efficiency scheme.Successful applicants will benefit from a free A-rated boiler or heating system and new heating controls if necessary installed by one of the major energy suppliers.This is distributed on a ‘first come first served’ basis until the target quota of installations is achieved in […]

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Although the age of your boiler is not the main factor in determining whether it’s time to replace it, it may be useful to be able to date the installation. Imagine you move into a property that has got an old boiler installed and you have no idea when it was installed.If it turns out […]

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Based on the Energy Forum Report on energy consumptionin homes, heating and cooling consume the most energy. The report indicates that in today’s world, modern homes use approximately 35% more energy compared to three decades ago. Therefore, energy efficiency is becoming a common buzz nowadays, which is anticipated to be achieved through employing more technological innovations. […]

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Are you trying to work out your boiler service cost for the year? If it’s coming up to that time, you’ll know how important it is to get your boiler serviced annually – otherwise, you could invalidate your warranty! It’s also important to get your older boiler checked, especially if it’s out of warranty and […]

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Central heating radiators have played an iconic part in some of this century’s most memorable interior design trends. From show-stopping cast-iron radiators painted in statement shades, to intricately carved radiator cabinets in rococo interiors, designers have been getting creative with their radiators ever since they became a household necessity. Unfortunately, this can be a little […]

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A plume is a cloud of smoke, dust etc which rises up into the airplume of smoke/dust/gas/spray etc. There are times when a white coloured plume or discharge can be seen coming from the flue terminal on condensing boilers. Pluming is the effect seen from the flue on modern condensing boilers, it appears as a white "steam like" discharge from the […]

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Boiler technology changes every year so the question, “Which Boiler is Best in [insert year]”, has vastly different answers.  Modern condensing boilers can be so similar, every little detail counts.  Which is where internal components and their quality come to the fore. Before getting into brands, components and which boiler is best in 2018, let’s first explain what […]

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It’s the middle of January, you’re grumpy and cold in your own house. It’s one of those days where it seems no amount of warm drinks and not one wooly jumper can warm you up. Almost every homeowner has had to deal with it at some point – a broken boiler Just like your teeth, […]

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DID YOU KNOW? Your boiler needs to be of the condensing type in the following areas: England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Guernsey and Isle of Man, unless your installer obtains formal exemption from OFTEC. Engineers registered under the competent persons scheme and registered with OFTEC will be aware of the requirements and […]

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