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Understanding the benefits of R32 refrigerant in heat pumps
Professional

Technical, Renewable

Understanding the benefits of R32 refrigerant in heat pumps

Grant’s fourth generation of air source heat pumps use R32 refrigerant which is more environmentally friendly compared to other traditional refrigerants. To help Grant heat pump installers further their understanding of this refrigerant, John Morris, one of Grant UK’s Renewable Business Development Managers, explores in this blog the wider range of benefits that R32 refrigerant can deliver.

Five Top Tips to help look after your Heat Pump
Homeowner

Renewable

Five Top Tips to help look after your Heat Pump

Just like any other heating appliance, air source heat pumps need to be correctly maintained to help the unit and the heating system operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. We have selected five useful pointers for looking after an air source heat pump so if your home heating is delivered by a Grant heat pump, please read on.

Five Top Tips to help look after your Oil Boiler
Homeowner

Oil

Five Top Tips to help look after your Oil Boiler

It is really important for homeowners to look after their heating system to ensure that the boiler and all the system components are able to operate correctly to meet the hot water and heating demands when required. To help you maintain your Grant boiler, we have put together five handy tips which should help your appliance work as effectively as possible.

Sealed Systems and the importance of the expansion vessel
Professional

Technical, Oil

Sealed Systems and the importance of the expansion vessel

Today, more and more home heating systems are sealed systems. Heating engineers who design and work on such systems need to understand the importance of sufficient system expansion so, in this blog, Phil Stanley, Grant UK’s Training Manager, takes a closer look at this topic and explains the importance of the expansion vessel.

Getting to know underfloor heating [Part One]
Homeowner

Heat emitters

Getting to know underfloor heating [Part One]

Underfloor heating is becoming an increasingly popular feature within homes up and down the country. We have written a couple of blogs which explore some of the reasons why homeowners are choosing to have underfloor heating installed in their properties and the benefits it can bring to a home heating system.

Getting to know underfloor heating [Part Two]
Homeowner

Heat emitters

Getting to know underfloor heating [Part Two]

In the previous blog, ‘Getting to know underfloor heating [Part One]’, we covered three reasons why underfloor heating is becoming increasingly viable for more and more homes. In this blog, ‘Part Two’, we take a look at another two of the benefits that this type of heating system can offer to homeowners who may be considering an upgrade to their heating system.

The importance of Blygold treatment for air source heat pumps
Professional

Renewable

The importance of Blygold treatment for air source heat pumps

Heating engineers who install and service air source heat pumps in coastal regions should be familiar with the requirement to treat heat pumps and their core components with an appropriate anti-corrosion treatment. In this blog, Grant UK’s Renewable Sales Manager, Kevin Ellis, takes a closer look at Blygold treatment for heat pump units.

How to bleed an oil burner
Homeowner

Oil

How to bleed an oil burner

It is sometimes necessary to bleed air between the oil supply and the burner of an oil-fired boiler. This procedure is usually required after the system has run out of oil and the burner has ‘locked out’ and stopped. After the tank has been re-filled, the air trapped in the oil pipe needs to be released so that fuel can reach the burner and allow it to re-start. This blog is designed to talk you through the steps involved in bleeding a burner…

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