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Combine but also separate the old from the new for an efficient heating system

To help support the installation of our latest Stratton mk3 wall-hung condensing boiler onto existing heating systems, we've also introduced a range of Plate Heat Exchangers, for increased boiler protection and performance.

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No flow boilers – application and installation

Varmax no flow boiler

No flow boilers don’t depend on the system circuit flow for safe operation. But how does a no flow boiler work? Understand the application and installation of no flow boilers for cost effective heating system design.

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How to size a low loss header

Low loss header

Understand how to size a low loss header to maximise efficiency in residential and commercial heating systems

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What is a low loss header? And when to use one.

Stratton wall hung boiler with low loss header

Understand low loss headers and hydraulic separation, when to use a low loss header, and their benefits and disadvantages.

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Temporary boiler plant rooms

Mobile boiler plant rooms can help with refurbishment projects.

Temporary boiler plant rooms can overcome issues when refurbishing old plant to guarantee an uninterrupted heating and hot water supply.

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Hydraulic separation in heating systems

A plate heat exchanger can be used to hydraulically separate a heating system.

When it comes to refurbishments, it is important to protect new equipment. This can be done by hydraulically separating the primary and secondary circuit. We look at different methods to achieve this.

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NOx emissions from commercial boilers

NOx emissions are the 'hot topic' of the industry. In this article, we investigate why they are a reason for concern, how they are generated and what we can do to reduce them.

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Efficient heating system design with built-in boiler controls

Correct boiler control setup helps to improve heating system efficiency.

An often overlooked aspect of energy efficiency is correct monitoring of external factors which influence the temperature in a building, understanding the usage of premises and how to set up boiler controls correctly. We look how these can assist to set up an efficient heating system.

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Driving condensing boiler efficiency

Who's driving efficiency improvements?

In 2015, we saw the introduction of the Energy-related Products Directive. What is the aim of this legislation and what impact does it have on the commercial heating and hot water market?

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ErP-compliant boilers

The Energy-related Products Directive was one of the major legislations which has almost eradicated atmospheric boilers from the market. Learn more about the directive and its requirements here.

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