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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The most efficient solar panel in the world is able to convert sunlight into electricity at an efficiency of 44.5%. However, the most efficient solar panels for residential properties are about 21% efficient. Brands such as LG and Panasonic make some of the most efficient solar panels on the market today. High efficiency solar panels […]

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If you think solar panels are for you, here's how the installation process works...Step 1: Find an installer Call local installers to get the best price. Both the system and the installer should meet the standards of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS). Get at least three quotes before deciding.Solar InstallerAs we're MoneySavers, not electricians, picking […]

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Price hikes mean it could be time to consider heat pumps, biomass boilers and solar hot water – if you can afford them Simon Birch Mon 18 Jul 2011 16.52 BST First published on Mon 18 Jul 2011 16.52 BST Shares 11 Comments 57 Renewable heat technology Solar heating panels are a relatively cheap option […]

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If your boiler’s stopped working, there are lots of things you can try before calling for help. Follow these simple steps and you may be able to get it back to work in no time. Boiler not working? 5 easy boiler fixes to try before calling an engineer 1 Double check the basics First of […]

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Why is my boiler leaking? If the boiler is leaking from the pressure valve, the pressure in the boiler may be too high. A boiler’s pressure should be between 18 and 21 PSI, or one bar, and when the pressure exceeds this value, the pressure relief valve should leak water to prevent the appliance from […]

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How do I check the pressure? Loss of water pressure can cause your central heating to stop working. Check the water pressure indicator on the front of your boiler, it should read between one and two bars of atmospheric pressure. Below one, indicates that your boiler pressure is too low. How do I top up […]

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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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