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All a load of greenwash?

Fiona Russell-Horne

If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable. I’m not sure this government is really committed to improving the country’s green credentials. There. I’ve said it. Oh sure, individuals within government are probably convinced of the need to improve our use of energy – …

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Hounsfield supports training with boiler donation

Oil boiler specialist Hounsfield Boilers, has donated a 12/19 Kitchen Model to a leading electrical, oil and water training centre in East Anglia. Norwich Gas, Electrical and Oil, known as NGEO, has been training and assessing heating professionals and apprentices since 2000. The company is the hub for OFTEC’s ‘Competent …

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BMF comment: banning gas boilers in new homes

If Whitehall wants to ban fossil fuel heating in new homes, heat pumps may be the obvious option, but ministers must not become obsessed with heat pumps to the exclusion of other available solutions like hydrogen-powered boilers and renewable electric heating. That was the message from the Builders Merchants Federation …

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Nigel Evans visits Baxi Heating to see the company’s first pure hydrogen boiler

Nigel Evans, a Conservative Candidate for Ribble Valley, has visited Baxi Heating in Club Street, Bamber Bridge, Preston to see the hydrogen boiler that the heating manufacturer is developing. The prototype boiler, that has been developed in conjunction with Baxi Heating’s parent company, BDR Thermea Group, works using 100% pure …

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Ideal Commercial’s App eyeing up new AR software

Ideal Commercial Boilers have updated their Ideal Commercial Eye app that features hassle-free augmented reality (AR). Ideal Commercial Eye brings boilers to life by placing 3D renders of the Ideal Commercial Condensing boiler range over “real life” images through the camera in a smartphone or tablet. The app has been …

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Worcester Bosch Survey reveals that the UK fails its boilers

Worcester Bosch today reveals the lack of regular maintenance and servicing by much of the nation with their boilers. The alarming survey reveals that half of the nation has never asked for the service history of a boiler upon moving into a new house, with 18% believing that servicing is unnecessary …

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New Vitocrossal 200 commercial boiler

 Viessmann has introduced the new Vitocrossal 200, an 800-1000 kW gas condensing boiler with an innovative MatriX pre-mix disc burner which sets new standards for commercial boilers. The boiler will be launched at the Viessmann stand (D75) at EMEX 2018 on 21-22nd November 2018 at ExCeL in London. The Vitocrossal …

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Baxi extends 600 Range due to popular demand

It would seem that three certainly is the magic number as Baxi has officially launched three new boilers: the Baxi 636 Combi, and 624 and 630 Combi LPG models. Following on from the success of the Baxi 600 Combi launch last year, the manufacturer has responded to installers’ calls for …

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Worcester unveils first augmented reality app for installers

Worcester Bosch has launched a first-of-its-kind app for the heating sector which will allow installers to promote Worcester boilers to their customers via augmented reality (AR). The app will prove to be an invaluable pre-sales tool for heating engineers, allowing them and their customers to visualise Worcester products in-situ, by …

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Grant UK supports YTIC training centre in Cardiff

Your Training and Inspections Centre (YTIC) has recently welcomed the addition of new Grant oil boilers and displays to its premises in Llanishen Cardiff. Earlier this summer, Grant UK supplied a selection of its Vortex and VortexBlue oil fired condensing boilers at YTIC’s training centre in South Wales. The boilers …

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