The Knowledge

A miscellaneous collection of heating related theory and calculations, an objective view of the use and misuse of types of technology, water treatment and much much more.




February 6, 2020

Your guide to mass flow rate

Mass flow rate is the basis of all heating. If you don't understand or know it already, youll be amazed […]

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October 23, 2019

Low loss Headers, the complete guide!

What is a low loss header? A large tube of empty pipe. end. No seriously, low loss headers aren't complicated […]

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November 16, 2018

Condensing theory - How do condensing boilers add efficiency?

Condensing theory, How to maximise domestic condensing boiler efficiency To maximise the efficiency of your domestic boiler is very simple, […]

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November 16, 2018

What is thermal mass

Thermal mass is the capacity a material has to absorb, store and release heat, it is directly linked to the […]

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November 11, 2018

Weather compensation or load compensation?

A lot has changed within the industry since this article was originally written in 2016. This is now a common […]

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November 1, 2018

Benefits of low-temperature heating systems

Low-temperature systems are where all domestic heating systems are headed. Its what's required if we are to install more heat […]

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November 1, 2018

What is boiler modulation and boiler cycling?

Boiler modulation is the backbone of what allows efficiency in heating systems. But what is a modulating boiler? How much […]

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