Hevac ramps up its sustainable HVAC portfolio with new brand
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
Clivet SpA, a market-leading manufacturer of commercial and residential HVAC capital equipment, has appointed Hevac Limited as its distributor in Ireland. Strengthening Hevac’s commercial offering of HVAC capital equipment, the new strategic distribution agreement also accelerates its drive towards more sustainable sources of heating, cooling and ventilation equipment. Clivet SpA was established in Feltre, Italy in 1989 by Bruno Bellò as a manufacturer of chillers and heat pumps, since diversifying into innovative specialised systems based on roof-top units, and WLHP (water loop heat pump) and ..read more
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Fuelling change: the case for recognising HVO as a biofuel
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
With hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) gaining momentum in the global push for sustainable energy solutions, Firebird has been committed to supporting its use as a biofuel since 2020.  A leading advocate for renewable energy, Firebird has extensively lobbied the government to have HVO officially recognised as a biofuel. Its efforts aim to reduce the tax burden on HVO, thereby incentivising its use and furthering the transition towards cleaner, greener energy sources.  Currently, there are more than 700,000 homes in Ireland which are using kerosene oil for space and water heating.  ..read more
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How can installers boost boiler efficiency?
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
It has become common knowledge that homeowners are feeling the effects of high energy bills. As a result, heating engineers’ roles have become just as focused on advising on heating system efficiency as they are on fitting or maintaining heating appliances.  The latest boiler technology arguably works at the highest possible efficiency levels, so it’s up to engineers to help eke out any further gains via other means. A whole array of design features ensure that modern boilers can warm a home using relatively little energy. Some models come in a range of outputs to minimise the risk of ove ..read more
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Driving standards to meet Ireland’s decarbonisation targets
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
Unitherm Heating Systems recently marked a major milestone in its continuing development with the introduction of an SEAI-accredited Certificate in Heat Pump Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance and Servicing. A new Training Academy was also officially opened at the company’s premises in Ballybane, Co Galway by Minister Hildegarde Naughton, in the presence of ATU Head of Department Oliver Mulryan and Engineering School Head Graham Heaslip, SEAI Programme Manager Brian McIntyre and Bita Ireland West Chapter Vice-Chair Sophie Long. Brian Mcintyre, Programme Manager, SEAI, said, “Congratulati ..read more
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All-in-one solution for heating, hot water and ventilation
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
Unipipe IRL Ltd, sole supplier of NIBE renewable energy systems in Ireland and a specialist underfloor heating distributor, has launched the NIBE S735 – NIBE’s most powerful, inverter-controlled exhaust air heat pump yet. Featuring an integrated hot water heater, it offers an efficient and cost-effective solution to provide heating, hot water and ventilation from one single unit. It has a high seasonal performance factor, which results in low operating costs, as it automatically adapts to a home’s heating needs. Easy installation, compact size, low noise level and stylish design make it a popu ..read more
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Save on time, costs, and hassle
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
So multiple trips to builders’ merchants are not ideal and can add hours onto any day.  Tucson Pumps has created a range of pump head replacements that make retrofits quick, easy, and hassle-free for both gas and oil boilers.  Tucson’s Oil Boiler Circulating Pump (OBCP) and Universal Pump Head Replacement Kits are designed for quick and easy retrofit calls.  By having either pump in the back of the van, you’ll save on time, costs and hassle as both pumps can replace most leading pump brands due to their compatibility and interchangeable features.  Hassle-free retrofits  ..read more
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Heating and plumbing engineers urged to upskill for energy transition
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
Consumer interest in renewables is rising amid heating cost inflation and a rolling out of government support for green home upgrades, said NICEIC, which has launched new qualifications in Solar Thermal Hot Water and Heat Pumps.  The UK government recently confirmed a Clean Heat Market Mechanism will be implemented from April 1, setting targets for heating appliance manufacturers to sell a set proportion of low-carbon heat pumps against fossil fuel boilers. In addition to a £6bn funding pot for cutting energy use and bills in around a million homes UK-wide in the Autumn Budget, the UK gov ..read more
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Boiler Scrappage Scheme boosts charity support
Plumbing And Heating
by PlumbingBMAC
4d ago
Heat Merchants has raised the funds for Focus Ireland since 2018. Also operating Bathroom Merchants, a sister business providing trade customers with a complete bathroom and showering product range, the group has already contributed €950 this year to date through the scheme. For any purchase of a new gas or oil boiler, Heat Merchants collects the old one and brings it to an approved recycling centre for ethical waste disposal, with 100% of the scrap value donated to Focus Ireland. Heat Merchants Group has been a member of Business in the Community Ireland since 2018, working collaboratively w ..read more
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Issue 119 May-June
Plumbing And Heating
by Editor
2w ago
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STIEBEL ELTRON sets up shop in Dublin
Plumbing And Heating
by Plumbing & Heating Magazine
3w ago
A leading supplier of sustainable heating products has set up shop in Dublin. STIEBEL ELTRON, a German group with 26 sales operations around the world, has marked its 100th anniversary with the opening of new regional headquarters in Blanchardstown. With 50 years of experience in heat pump technology, and a wide range of electric hot water, space heating and ventilation products, the firm is aiming to support homes and businesses across the island of Ireland in their transition to net zero. The new headquarters includes a showroom open to the public, and a training centre offering a unique ser ..read more
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