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WIN! Home central heating protection this winter with ADEY

With winter on the way, it’s important to turn your attention to the colder days to come. Many expect their boilers to keep chugging away through the months ahead, without giving it much thought. However, some homeowners will be caught out this season through a lack of proper heating system maintenance, which could result in higher energy bills and potentially a costly and inconvenient boiler breakdown. The ...

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WIN! An Ecofan 812 AirMax to save fuel costs and the environment too!

Having an Ecofan in your home can have a fantastic effect on the warmth of your living space. It is the most economical way to effectively circulate the hot air your stove produces, and increase your comfort. The Ecofan is designed to sit on top of a free-standing wood-burning stove and create its own electricity without using any household energy or batteries. The Ecofan starts automatically when placed on ...

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WIN! A Hive Active Heating™ kit including installation, worth £249!

Hive Active Heating™  lets you control your heating and hot water (if you have a separate hot water tank) from your mobile, tablet or laptop. With its beautifully designed thermostat and clever features, it’s easy to use wherever you are. Turn heating and hot water on or off, set schedules, boost for up to six hours and set a handy holiday mode, all from the Hive app or thermostat. And because with Hive you ...

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ADEY’s healthy heating checklist

With temperatures dropping, householders across the country will be reaching for the thermostat and cranking up the heating system. However, if it’s not performing at an optimum level, efficiency will be reduced and your energy heating costs will rise. Experts from ADEY MagnaClean give tips on how to maintain a healthy home heating system, so you don’t pay over the odds to keep warm this winter. Today’s mod ...

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How to choose the right boiler & perfect payment option for your home

So it may not be the most exciting thing you will ever buy and look for, but getting a new boiler is a pretty important decision to make. According to the Energy Saving Trust, boilers actually account for around 55% of your energy bill prices, and purchasing a new energy efficient one could help you save masses of money and energy!  1 - Choose the type of boiler that suits your lifestyle There are normally ...

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Choosing a green & cost effective heating solution for your family

Panasonic air source heat pumps offer highly efficient, eco-friendly and cost-effective heating solutions. Switching to renewable heat pump technology to heat your home is becoming an increasingly popular option. The Farnham family from Taunton in Somerset made the change this year, in a bid to save money on their heating and hot water. Zoe Farnham said: “We had a 25 year old boiler which was very expensive ...

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How to feel more warmth from your wood stove

One of the simplest ways to feel more warmth from your wood stove is to use a genuine Ecofan® heat powered stove fan. These fans are designed to circulate warm air throughout the room to increase your comfort, allowing you to feel the heat from your wood stove faster. The fans sit on top of a free standing wood stove and create their own electricity without using any household energy or batteries. The Cafra ...

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 How to provide a sustainable solution for home heating

Many homeowners are beginning to look into the possibility of using renewable energy to power and heat their homes. While solar panels remain a popular choice, another ideal option for British homeowners is renewable heat pump technology. This was the choice taken by Debra Crome from Devon. “A friend of ours was building their home from scratch and were trying to make their home as eco-friendly as possible, ...

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Protecting your heating system

Protecting your system with water softeners, filters, chemicals and general maintenance are a major factor in the warranty of the major component of a heating system the boiler. Protecting the water in the system is important to stop corrosion and then the magnetite going into the boilers heat exchanger. Filters are used for this like the Fernox TF1 Filter which uses magnets and debris separators to filter ...

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Choosing a pump for your heating system

Heating systems that require external pumps are often existing or new where there is a conventional boiler. System and combination boilers do not in general require a pump. Domestic circulators are required when you need to push the water around the radiator circuit. The size of pump is determined by the system size, distance and volume. The most standard pump is a 6m head pump and the most popular range is ...

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A step-by-step guide to external wall insulation

External wall insulation (EWI) systems are designed to upgrade the thermal performance of solid wall properties as heat loss from this kind of construction is double that of cavity walls. Many houses and buildings built prior to 1920 will have solid walls but EWI is also suited to framed or non-traditional construction types. To address the problem, a layer of insulation is applied to the exterior walls – t ...

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