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HPM October 2012

BOILERS:RENEWABLES Got a story? Ring us on 01732 748041 or e-mail twood@unity-media.com High efficiency Heating Hot water Renewables In a rapidly developing renewables world, is there still a place for the high efficiency condensing boiler? Pippa Wibberley, of Glow-worm, argues the case... TEuropean Commission, from the burner. Countthis by repurposing the heat for thewater returning from the centralsystem, therefore, requiring lesshe renewable industrysupports 110,000 jobs in theUK and, according to the Association and consultant, efficiency boilers, but they are also on usA high efficiency condensingboiler system not only significantlyreduces a homeowner’s carbonmonoxide emissions by using up to25% less gas than older standardefficiency boiler with a new high2020.It is a rapidly growing industry,With incentives such as the low-carbon generation and energy efficiency could generate five million jobs across the EU by and the Renewable Energy Innovas, suggest that the industry is far cheaper to run. worth £12.5 billion per year to the On average, a homeowner who UK economy. replaces an older standard Feed-in Tariff and the forthcoming efficiency model could save Renewable Heat Incentive, between £190 and £240 a year on homeowners are becoming much their heating bills. more open to the idea of renewable The efficiency levels and energy systems and it is thought performance of a condensing boiler that by 2020, there could be as can be further elevated by pairing it many as 124,000 renewable heat with sophisticated and intelligent installations in the UK. controls. Pairing intelligent controls So, with the government and the with a condensing boiler can media focusing on the benefits and reduce a homeowner’s energy use financial returns from renewable by approximately four per cent. technology, is there still a place for Intelligent controls can also be the high efficiency condensing paired with a wireless outdoor boiler? weather sensor, to enable even Count on us surrounding the renewable world weather compensation. for radical NEW thinkinghigher levels of efficiency throughThe continued enthusiasm can sometimes dominate and There is no denying that overshadow the humble boiler, renewables are here to stay and that giving some homeowners the the demand for them will only Installers impression that boilers are in some become greater, however, there is Count on us for way outdated, have been outgrown, also no denying that modern boiler or perhaps are on a gradual decline. technology still has its part to play renewable solutions: However, in reality, modern in achieving energy efficiency and boilers are still extremely efficient, cutting running costs, and is still • The NEW Nuos - Air Source and also offer a hugely viable very much at the heart of an energy Heat Pump Water Heater solution within the renewable efficient heating industry. • CoP 3.7 (air temp @ 15ºC) world. Homeowners and businesses Good manufacturers should have • 2 models - 200L direct & 250L indirect can make huge savings just by a wealth of energy efficient upgrading from a standard products to choose from – whether • Quiet operation - 39 dB(A) efficiency to a high efficiency it’s boilers, renewables or a • Low power consumption (750W in ECO mode) condensing boiler especially when combination of the two. The it is paired with well-specified challenge is for manufacturers to • Combined unit - Plug & Play intelligent controls. provide the correct training and (No F-Gas Qualifications needed to install, only G3) While all well-maintained boilers information to installers in order will operate very efficiently, they for them to recognise the right For our comprehensive range of products and services inevitably lose some heat, for product for each of their customers, visit www.ariston.co.uk or Call us on 0333 240 6666 example, when gases are released depending on their needs and from the flue. The condensing resources. boiler, however, makes better use of enquiry number 147 enquiry number 343


HPM October 2012
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