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Getting your home heat pump ready
Homeowner

Renewable, General

Getting your home heat pump ready

Preparing your home with energy-efficiency improvements and high levels of insulation is key to getting the best out of an air source heat pump. In this blog, Kevin Ellis, Grant UK’s Renewables Sales Manager, talks through the different measures you can install to help improve your home’s efficiency and get it ready for a heat pump.

Maximising the benefits of combined heating technologies
Homeowner

General, Renewable, Heat emitters

Maximising the benefits of combined heating technologies

Central heating systems designed today are often more than just about the primary heat source. The range of complementary heating technologies which are now available provides homeowners with an exciting opportunity to go even greener. Here, we take at look at how increasing overall system efficiencies by combining technologies can be as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Why size does matter when it comes to heat pumps
Professional

Technical, Renewable, Heat emitters

Why size does matter when it comes to heat pumps

Correctly designing a heat pump system is critical and installers who work with air source heat pumps need to consider all the factors which can contribute to the unit’s operation within a property. In this blog, Grant UK’s Technical Design Manager, Stuart McWhinnie, talks through the processes involved in specifying and sizing a heat pump system.

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.

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