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The benefits of stainless steel in hot water generation

With stainless steel becoming a popular choice for hot water products, we take a look at some of the key factors driving this trend.

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Building Regulations Part L Uplift: What’s changed one year on?

As we approach the one-year mark since revisions to the approved Document L of the England Building Regulations were introduced, we’ve seen a significant step towards more energy-efficient DHW heating products in commercial buildings.  Whilst not necessarily new to the scene, the latest regulations have certainly thrust the benefits of condensing water heaters such as our Dorchester DR-SG into the spotlight. 

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What are the best methods for building decarbonisation in the UK?

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The UK government has a net zero goal in place for 2050, which requires greenhouse emissions to be reduced to as close to zero as possible.  Following the introduction of the latest Part L regulations, Darren Townend, Commercial Product Manager for Hamworthy Heating discusses the best way to decarbonise heating in new commercial buildings.

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Medium Combustion Plant Directive in commercial heating

Large commercial boiler installations fall under the Medium Combustion Plant Directive.

The Medium Combustion Plant Directive came into force in 2018 and regulates sulphur oxide and nitrogen oxide emissisions as well as dust into the air from combustion plants. In this article, we look at the MCPD specifically in reference to commercial boiler plants.

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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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Cleaner Heat Cashback

The Government has introduced a commercial boiler scrappage scheme for London to cut carbon and NOx emissions in the capital to improve air quality and energy efficiency in non-domestic buildings. We take a look at the criteria for a replacement, how the application works and how you can become a Hamworthy-approved installer.

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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 Energy Labelling

An ErP Energy Label.

Energy labels indicating energy efficiency were introduced in 2015 to be applied to consumer products. A part of our product range is also affected.

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ErP Directive for water heaters

ErP timeline for water heaters.

The ErP Directive does not only affect boilers but also water heaters. The requirements are not limited to energy efficiency and noise levels. Read our article to find out more.

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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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