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The Rise of Heat Pumps; How Maintainable is this Trend?

The UK is the biggest boiler market in Europe, FACT. But the majority of heating system stock relies on gas systems – a whopping 85% are gas boilers which equate to about 1.5 million gas boilers being installed each year. Thanks to government measures and the world’s most innovative manufacturers, renewable heating is fast becoming a bit of a trend – though it’s vital to point out that still only 2% of the heating systems in the UK are represented by renewables. Heat p...

Government Plans To Incentivize People To Install Low-Carbon Heating Systems

Low carbon more efficient heating systems such as heat pumps will be no more expensive – and in many cases may end up cheaper – to buy and run than gas boilers, under government plans being announced on Monday, 18 October 2021. Through the Heat and Buildings Strategy, the government has set out its plan to incentivize people to install low-carbon heating systems in a simple, fair, and cheap way as they come to replace their old boilers over the coming decade. This will significantly...

A. O. Smith Acquires Canada Water Heater Manufacturer Giant Factories, Inc.

Global water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation announced that it has acquired Giant Factories, Inc., a Canada-based manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters, with trailing twelve-month sales of approximately USD $105 million. The purchase price is approximately USD $192 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. Taking into account an expected tax benefit of approximately $6.5 million that the Company will achieve as a result of treating the transaction as a p...

Emerson Announces The Appointment Of John Schneider And Vicki Dawkins In The HVACR And Digital & Connected Technologies Divisions

Emerson, a globally renowned software, technology, and engineering solutions company that provides innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets, has announced new leadership in its HVACR Technologies and Digital & Connected Technologies business groups. New Leadership Appointments John Schneider will serve as President of the HVACR Technologies - America's business, at Emerson. He has served in several senior leadership roles within Emerson, includi...

Weil-McLain Offers Virtual Knowledge Builder Sessions About Winter Readiness Tips For Boilers

Residential and commercial contractors can learn insider tips for keeping boilers running at peak efficiency during the cold winter months by participating in Weil McLain’s Knowledge Builder Sessions taking place twice a week in October. The weekly educational sessions, hosted by the technical training team from the leading North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems, will comprise of winter readiness tips and ways to prepare various types of residential a...

Baltimore Aircoil Company Highlights TriArmor Corrosion Protection System

Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) highlights the TriArmor Corrosion Protection System which provides the best corrosion and leak protection for the cold water basin at the best value. For over 20 years, thousands of cooling towers, fluid coolers, and condensers with the TriArmor System have withstood the harshest environments, proving its durability and reliability. This patented system designed specifically for evaporative cooling equipment for HVAC, Industrial, and Refrigeration applications is...

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