A look at some of the world’s most spectacular water features!

Whether it’s a simple garden feature, or a state-of-the-art focal point of a room; water features have been used by architects across the globe to decorate and embellish the architecture of some of the most important cities in the world. … Continue reading

How major sports teams are leading the energy-saving revolution

Sports teams have some of the highest energy bills in the world. With upwards of 80,000 fans attending each game, vast amounts of energy have to be harvested in order to accommodate for it all. Thousands and thousands of air … Continue reading

Efficient pump technology contributes to world’s greenest hotel

Pump Sales Direct are delighted that one of our most popular pump manufacturers, Grundfos have directly contributed to the what is considered the world’s most energy efficient hotel – The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers. State of the art solar panels … Continue reading

6 home modifications to help you save energy

Money doesn’t grow on trees so we’ve put together six simple modifications you can make to your house and garden that will help you save on energy bills. 1. Insulate or top up your insulation First, insulation. Not very glamorous … 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

10 energy-saving tips for your hot tub

With the unpredictable British summer it’s important to make the most out of your hot tub when you can but that doesn’t have to mean costly overhead costs. The team here at Pump Sales Direct have put together a few … Continue reading

10 golden energy-saving rules for kids

Kids are naturally keen learners and full of questions, and as parents and teachers, there are plenty of ways in which we can help them to learn more about looking after our environment. After all, the tricks they learn now … Continue reading

5 ways to cut the cost of heating in your home

The average family living in a three-bedroom house spends around £1,044 per year on gas and electricity, according to the energy regulator Ofgem. With energy prices having risen by more than 50% in the past five years, finding ways to … Continue reading

Does turning our heating on and off save us money?

Most of us control our heating systems using a timer so that they come on two or three times a day, then switch off again automatically. We have been asked in the past, ‘does turning our heating on and off save … Continue reading