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HPM April 2015

RENEWABLE ENERGIES GLEDHILL LOOKS AT SOME UNVENTED SOLUTIONS FOR HEAT PUMPS AND SOLAR, NIBE EXPLORES THE ENERGY-RELATED PRODUCTS DIRECTIVE AND SPECFLUE HIGHLIGHTS THE BENEFITS OF AIR PELLET STOVES Viessmann pumps it up Grant launches the SpiraPod Viessmann has launched a number of new Heating specialists, Grant UK, has launched renewable heating products. the new SpiraPod Outdoor Boiler Housing The Vitocal 300-A three-phase air source heat for its Spira condensing biomass boiler pump (pictured), in 10.5 or 12 kW outputs (up range, which allows for greater flexibility from 8.6 kW for the single-phase version), is with installation. designed for commercial properties requiring a Designed and manufactured by Grant, maximum flow temperature of up to 65°C. the durable and fully weatherproof The all-in-one package of variable speed fan, SpiraPod accommodates all Spira models modulating compressor and quiet air duct from 5 to 36kW and is ideal where space is design is a freestanding, external unit. at a premium. What’s more, it has the Along with a high Coefficient of Performance additional benefits of a 190kg integral of 3.5 (air 2°C/ water 35°C), the Vitocal 300-A hopper and it neatly houses both the Grant has a sound level of just 54 dB (A), even lower wood pellet vacuum and sealed system kit at night. too. A new compact, biomass, pellet boiler joins Anna Wakefield, marketing manager for Viessmann’s Vitoligno range as an option for Grant UK, said: “The Grant SpiraPod is a domestic homeowners who want the ready-made home for our Spira boilers, performance of a gas boiler and a renewable meaning the appliances can be sited outdoors, safe from the elements and easy to access for energy source. The manually-fed Vitoligno 300- maintenance and cleaning. C is ideal for space-restricted areas inside the “At Grant, we are working hard to make biomass boilers a viable alternative for home heating home. The 300-C has an output of between 2.4 and the SpiraPod is yet another novel Grant product that will help tick that box for both installers kW and 12 kW and a high efficiency of up to and homeowners.” 95.3%. The ash box only needs emptying once or twice a year. Suitable for district heating networks, the new Vitoligno 300-H commercial biomass boiler bringing new, higher rated outputs of 80, 99 and 101 kW. The 300-H system uses selectively fed pellets or wood chips, from either the left or right of the boiler. It features an efficient automatic ignition with lower power consumption and fully automatic ash removal from the sliding frame and heat exchanger. Its design, including an upright heat exchanger, enables less ash to settle in it, which makes for 143 long intervals between cleaning. number enquiry enquiry number 142 Louvered Wooden Guard range unveiled The new range Louvered Wooden Guards, from Pump House, IS available in three options to suit most standard sizes of air source heat pumps (ASHP). They are manufactured from tantalised treaded timber for added weather protection and longer life. The guard is designed to optimise airflow with louvered panels to the top, sides and front, which are angled to deflect airflow downward. Features of Louvered Wooden Guards include: • Improves visual appearance of the heat pump • Louvered panels to optimise airflow • Pressure treated external grade timber • Sized to suit most standard sizes of ASHP’s enquiry number 141 Before After HEATING & PLUMBING MONTHLY APRIL 2015 55


HPM April 2015
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