Making Your Office More Eco-Friendly

With the average person spending 90,000 hours in the office during their lifetime, it is safe to assume that a decent-sized chunk of the pollution we produce as a species comes during the working day. While it is admittedly easy … Continue reading

Things to Consider Before Buying a Hot Tub

According to the British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association, there are 10,000 hot tubs sold in the UK annually. If you are considering adding to that number and taking the plunge yourself, there are a number of things … Continue reading

Surviving and thriving in the coldest places on the planet

I’m sure you would be inclined to argue otherwise, but, despite what you’ve probably been led to believe by sensationalist headlines, the UK isn’t actually the coldest place on earth. In an average year, the temperature doesn’t even drop below … Continue reading

Is infrared heating here to stay?

Infrared heating has struggled to find its market – that is, until late last year. Having been all but dismissed as a viable alternative to LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) infrared heating has since pivoted to great success. Infrared saunas are … Continue reading

How pumps are being used to save lives

By definition, a pump is a device that moves fluids by mechanical action. The form which this mechanism takes is becoming more and more diverse. We are all familiar with central heating pumps and shower pumps, but pumps are increasingly … Continue reading

How to replace a central heating pump

In any ‘wet’ central heating system, it’s the circulation pump that is one of the most likely components to fail. This is hardly surprising, as a central heating pump works pretty hard. When your pump needs replacing, you may be … Continue reading

The basic central heating terms you need to know

Central heating makes a huge difference to how comfortable our homes are in winter. However, installing a central heating system can be quite a large undertaking, especially for those new to the world of boilers and central heating pumps. Here … Continue reading

Does your heating system need a condensate pump?

In the UK, all new gas boilers installed after April 2005 and oil boilers after 2007 have to be condensing types. What this means is that they capture waste heat by condensing the steam, which on older types of boilers … Continue reading