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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.

May 12, 2020

Understanding Pressure and Flow

This article is supplementary to the Ultimate balancing article, check it out! Rules of the Pump! This states the relationship […]

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May 12, 2020

Does Balancing Increase Boiler Efficiency?

It is widely believed that balancing a heating system increases boiler efficiency by reducing the boiler return temperature and increasing […]

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March 9, 2020

The Heat Geek Range Rating Method

Range-rating heating appliances can help reduce boiler cycling, keep the appliance cooler, and more efficient and generally prolong its life.  If you […]

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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?

How to Maximise Domestic Condensing Boiler Efficiency? To maximise the efficiency of your domestic condensing boiler is very simple, turn […]

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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 heating systems are where all domestic heating systems are headed. It's what's required if we are to install more […]

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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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