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Home heating blogs relating to oil and renewable technologies for industry professionals and homeowners

Biofuel compatibility with Grant boilers
Professional

Oil, Renewable

Biofuel compatibility with Grant boilers

Since 2010, Grant Engineering’s R&D Team have undertaken research, including field trials, into the use of biofuels with Grant condensing oil boilers. In this blog, Paul Wakefield, Managing Director at Grant UK talks through the research and explains how Grant’s boilers are biofuel compatible.

How to control your heat pump
Homeowner

Renewable

How to control your heat pump

Grant Aerona³ air source heat pumps are straightforward to control using the controller that is supplied with each unit and, when used with suitable third-party controls, homeowners can also manage their system via an app. While controlling a Grant heat pump is simple, it is important the required control values are correctly set as Matthew Beales, Renewable Business Development at Grant UK, explains in this blog.

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.

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