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Dispelling the myths around heat pumps
Professional

Renewable, Technical

Dispelling the myths around heat pumps

The number of air source heat pumps being installed is increasing year on year and as we move towards achieving net zero, these figures are only going to increase. This renewable technology presents installers with new opportunities to develop their businesses so in this blog, we are going address some of the misconceptions about air source heat pumps.

Do Grant heat pumps need planning permission?
Professional

Renewable, Legislation

Do Grant heat pumps need planning permission?

When making any significant changes to a property, it is important to know whether or not planning permission is required. Here, Kevin Ellis, Grant UK’s Renewables Sales Manager, explains why most Grant heat pump installations do not need planning permission and while this blog is primarily aimed for installers and specifiers, the content will also be of interest to homeowners.

Looking after solar thermal systems – it is simple but important
Professional

Technical, Renewable

Looking after solar thermal systems – it is simple but important

It is well known that solar thermal systems are low maintenance, especially when compared to other types of heating systems. However, basic maintenance is recommended to help a solar thermal system work efficiently and trouble-tree so in this blog we cover some of the procedures that should be carried out annually.

Multi-zone wiring centre for Grant heat pumps
Professional

Technical, Renewable

Multi-zone wiring centre for Grant heat pumps

The EP001 wiring centre is cleverly designed to bring together and simplify the wiring connections of a multi-zone control system for an air source heat pump and house them in one single enclosure. Renewables Sales Manager, Kevin Ellis, takes a closer in this blog at how the Grant EP001 wiring centre works.

How to order a Grant heating system
Homeowner

General, Oil, Renewable, Heat emitters

How to order a Grant heating system

Upgrading your heating system is a home investment so it often involves many hours of research, conversations and calculations to ensure that an informed decision is made to choose the right solution. In this blog, we go back to basics to talk homeowners through the different steps they need to take when ordering a Grant heating system.

Five reasons why renewable installers should become a G-CERT Sub-Contractor
Professional

Renewable

Five reasons why renewable installers should become a G-CERT Sub-Contractor

Grant UK’s G-CERT Scheme delivers a comprehensive service for heating engineers who install Grant renewable technologies, providing administrative and onsite assistance as well as certifying installations for MCS accreditation. In this blog, Grant UK’s Specification Manager, Karen Kelleher, talks through just a few reasons why installers should consider becoming Sub-Contractors through the Scheme.

Be in the know with blue flame boiler technology
Professional

Oil

Be in the know with blue flame boiler technology

Blue flame burner technology has featured within the oil boiler market for a few years now. With their cleaner burners, blue flame boilers provide heating engineers with a solution to fit efficient oil boilers with significantly lower NOx emissions within their customers’ homes. Not turned to the blue side yet? Here are a few useful tips to help you better understand blue flame oil boiler technology.

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.

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