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WWW.HPMMAG.COM DOMESTICBOILERS:RENEWABLES For more details on news and products, why not register with Plumbzine - www.plumbzine.com to ensure you are kept up-to-date with all the latest information on a weekly basis NEXT SFT water heaters from Ariston go mobile Horstmann’s innovation Over 20 NEXT SFT gas–fired water heaters from Ariston New from Horstmann is the C-Stat thermostat, have been installed in a range of custom designed and which combines a compact, discreet design with purpose-built mobile washrooms. state-of-the-art electronics and TPI software. The appliances have been converted to run on LPG, The electronic programmable thermostat providing instantaneous hot water for showers and basins combines time and temperature control with at outdoor events such as music festivals and county shows. the user interface featuring easy to use button The NEXT SFT is a new fan flued, gas-fired instantaneous controls and a clear, 70mm blue backlit display. water heater, designed for applications which have a high The new three-model range offers standard demand for hot water. The unit has an output of 25kW and battery and mains powered units in addition to a hot water flow rate of 10.2 litres/min at 35ºC. a wireless version - the C-Stat ZW - which is A key feature of the appliance is a dedicated ‘Bath’ battery powered and has wireless connectivity button, which allows users to set the desired quantity and temperature of water required. For added using Z-Wave technology to its receiver. convenience, the NEXT SFT notifies users with an audible alarm when the pre-defined quantity has All three controls feature 24-hour and seven nearly been reached, and repeated once it has been reached. Additional features include an LCD day programming with up to six temperature display, auto diagnostics and easy access to all components from the front of the casing. settings per day. The mains powered version has Measuring 613mm high x 350mm wide x 145mm deep and weighing just 12.8kg, its compact and a battery back up to preserve settings. lightweight design not only makes NEXT SFT perfect for tight spaces, but also quick and simple to The C-Stat uses TPI software which makes a install. In addition, all units are supplied with an easy to connect hydraulic series of calculations that will dictate the enquiry number 153 connection kit. amount of heat needed every ten Firebird achieves accreditation for its products switch the boilerminutes and Firebird has achieved Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) on for a accreditation for its TZ58-1800 Heatpipe Solar Collectors and proportion of Enviropel wood pellet and wood gasification boilers. that time to The MCS accreditation covers all three of Firebird’s solar maintain the set collector systems including the TZ heatpipe system which has a room enquiry number 156 high efficiency, delivering an optimum performance to price ratio. temperature. Firebird TZ is a dry pipe system which means that the solar fluid only flows directly across the manifold, the heat transfer process occurring through a condenser head located on top of the tube A winning combination inside the manifold. The Firebird Bio-Tec wood gasification boiler uses wood with a The high maximum humidity of 20% to deliver central heating and hot efficiencies and water to domestic homes or small commercial premises. It achieves energy saving high efficiencies - up to 91% - and has an easy to use controller benefits of solar which manages the combustion process and regulates supply to water heating and enquiry number 154 the central heating system and hot water storage tank. a condensing gas burner have been combined in Get smart with Dimplex Renewables promotion Hamworthy’s Dorchester range of water heaters. Installers have the chance to ‘get smarter’ this season with an easy-to-enter Dimplex promotion that The Dorchester DR-TC is the ideal solution offers up to 50% cashback on its SmartRad fan assisted radiators. to domestic hot water requirements where SmartRad is a fast responding intelligent radiator in a slimline case, designed to work as part of a space is limited and a traditional boiler is not cost effective, energy efficient low carbon system. It offers a practical alternative to underfloor heating, part of the solution. without the constraints of oversized radiators. The system prioritises the use of solar energy The promotion runs from September 1 until March but will switch over to gas-fired operation as a 31, 2013 and is exclusive to h&v installers, allowing high efficiency back-up for when there is not claims of 25% cashback on the purchase of any sufficient solar energy to meet demand and to Dimplex SmartRad heater and 50% cashback on each aid with the anti-legionella purge. SmartRad model, when bought in conjunction with a The Dorchester DR-TC is available in 40 or Dimplex heat pump (up to a maximum of five). 60kW models and is supplied with matching Claiming is easy using the cashback forms available solar transfer station. Hamworthy’s Trigon from participating merchants and a copy of the solar collectors fit perfectly with the Dorchester merchant invoice is needed to support the claims which DR-TC, and the company’s project managers must be submitted by April 30, 2013. The promotion is can identify requirements early with a site open to installers based in Great Britain including the survey to identify project requirements and Isle of Man, but excluding Northern Ireland. It’s not factors on-site to ensure optimum performance open to householders, and an accurately sized specifiers or merchants. enquiry number 155 solar system. enquiry number 157 HEATING & PLUMBING MONTHLY OCTOBER 2012 73


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