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    The Clean Heat Market Mechanism (CHMM) will be coming into effect this year as decided by the Government. This has no effect on you directly, however manufacturers are now under obligation to meet specific targets within a year or face a fine. This is to attempt to reduce the amount of emissions produced from homes. […]

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  • Gas Safety Measures in Flood-Prone Regions: Essential Precautions for Homeowners With the recent surge in wet weather conditions, the risk of flooding has become increasingly prevalent across numerous regions. For homeowners residing in flood-prone areas, safeguarding themselves and their families against potential gas-related hazards during such events is paramount. Here, we offer crucial insights and […]

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  • Worcester Bosch Boilers – What are the guarantees? Worcester Bosch offers a range of guarantees depending on what boiler and accessories you choose and who you choose to install it. They accredit heating engineers to install their boilers and if you choose a local accredited heating engineer to install your new boiler, it could mean […]

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  • The UK Government have committed to reducing Co2 emissions to reach the goal of reducing greenhouse gases in our atmosphere and combating climate change. But What Heating Systems are Available? Alternative systems including the use of renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar, and geothermal heating systems, allows the phasing out of oil-based heating systems […]

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  • Low boiler pressure is not dangerous, it won’t put anybody in your household at risk. If you’re unsure whether your boiler pressure is low, look out for some of these symptoms: No heating or hot water Radiators not warming properly Dial on pressure gauge has fallen (pressure should be between 1 and 2 bars) Boilers […]

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  • Regular boiler maintenance is crucial for several reasons. Firstly, it ensures the safe and efficient operation of the boiler, reducing the risk of carbon monoxide or gas leaks, or other hazardous situations. Boiler systems that are poorly maintained can develop faults, leading to potentially dangerous situations for both residents and properties. Regular maintenance helps to […]

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  • Enhanced energy efficiency: Older gas and oil boilers tend to be less efficient, resulting in higher energy consumption and increased costs. Upgraded modern gas and oil boilers are at least 90% efficient. This reduces your carbon footprint and helps combat climate change. Lower energy bills: You can potentially save a substantial amount on your energy […]

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  • Carbon monoxide is an odourless, invisible, silent killer meaning that you cannot smell it, see it or hear it but it can cause death!! Regardless of age of your gas appliance or how it has been maintained, any gas appliance can produce the highly poisonous gas carbon monoxide, also known as CO. It is produced […]

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  • DO I NEED A PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT? Nearly half the cost of the average household bill goes on heating.  If homeowners who had a programmable thermostat were to properly set and maintain the setting, it could save up to 10% of the cost of heating, even for those who have variable daily routines. Programmable thermostats have […]

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  • What is a Worcester Accredited Installer? Worcester Accredited Installers’ are trades people accredited to install Worcester boilers to the highest standard.  This means they have been through all relevant Gas Safe and OFTEC training and have attended certified training courses on boilers to gain the Worcester accreditation. Worcester accredited installers are trained to be the […]

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