Useful Advice Blog Articles

Five signs your boiler may need replacing

Watch out for the common signs below which may indicate that your boiler needs replacing. If you notice that your boiler is having any of these signs, have it looked at straight away to help avoid complete breakdown.

Read more

Solutions to your sludge problems

All central heating systems have the potential to start corroding from the time of installation and commission. So how do you protect yours?

Read more

Do you have a sludge problem?

Are you suffering with an inefficient central heating system? Radiators that don’t heat up properly? A noisy system? Or perhaps you need to keep…

Read more

The Importance of Thermostatic Mixing Valves

Tourist Kalyani Uthaman tragically died in 2012 after being scalded by her shower. She was staying at a Scottish hotel, while on holiday from…

Read more

Who do we argue with over the temperature in our homes?

We surveyed 1,000 people across the UK, asking them one simple question; Who do we argue with over the temperature in our homes?

Read more

Is Your Workplace Home to ‘The Silent Killer’?

Dubbed as the “silent killer”, carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas which is produced by the incomplete combustion of carbon based fuels; usually a…

Read more

Avoid disruption and unnecessary costs. Now is the time to look at a contingency plan.

How reliable is your boiler? With spring and summer fast approaching, now is the ideal time to work on your boiler breakdown recovery plan….

Read more

Electric Portable Boilers for Temporary Heating and Drying

The Issues with Waiting for Plaster to Dry Ideal Heat are frequently approached by people from a range of sectors requesting advice about temporary…

Read more

Boiler Contingency planning saves disruption, time and costs

There are many reasons for system failure: aging and unreliable equipment, sudden increases in demand, extreme weather conditions, power failures to name but a…

Read more

Temporary plant hire, the connection between failure and success

Demand for housing A government paper released earlier this year announced that over 143,500 new build homes were started in the 2015 December quarter….

Read more

HVAC – Why you should hire even when you can buy

HVAC equipment – buy or hire? When it comes to heating, ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment, the choice to hire or buy is…

Read more

How District Heating Systems could help fuel our economy

The Issue As the UK prepares to exit the European Union, District Heating systems are the perfect choice to reduce fuel imports. The oil…

Read more

Drying Screed – Everything you need to know

The Problem Now more than ever, the construction industry is under pressure. Apart from the obvious financial pressures, construction companies need to factor in:…

Read more

Annual Boiler Checking Schedules

A production manager or engineer within a large complex will know the importance of ensuring there is no downtime associated with a boiler, and…

Read more

Temporary Boiler Increase Following Cold Snap

Ongoing blizzards and cold weather seen in the North of the UK is set to head South according to weather experts, with potential travel…

Read more

Could Temporary Boilers Help Housing Associations?

Being funded largely by public money whilst catering to the needs of thousands of residents puts huge stress on housing associations, this potential strain…

Read more

UK Freeze to Increase Temporary Boiler Demand

The UK could be set for a cold snap lasting until beyond Christmas as ‘The Beast from East’ makes its way to the country…

Read more

Could Temporary Boilers Boost Winter Business?

Throughout October it was reported that the UK was set to see the coldest winter for a century, with temperatures in January expected to…

Read more

Boiler Hire Management – A Checklist

Whether you’re a hotel based in London or a housing association with the best interest of hundreds of residents at the forefront of everyday…

Read more

QR Codes to be Compulsory on Energy Bills

On the 10th March 2014, Ed Davey the energy minister announced that all energy firms are to add QR codes to their bills. This…

Read more

New Energy Sources Needed

The UK is becoming rapidly in need of finding an alternative fuel source, as the security of the current supply is at risk. The…

Read more

Self Sufficient Energy Plans for Wadebridge

The local town of Wadebridge in Cornwall are set on sourcing all energy through local means as oppose to using energy giants. The Wadebridge…

Read more

Siemens and Zolo Team Up To Provide Global Service

Siemens energy a Germany based energy company has teamed up with American brand Zolo Technologies to create a fossil fuelled steam generation boiler. The…

Read more

Go Green When Choosing A New Boiler

New research from the Energy Savings Trust (EST) has shown that replacing an old inefficient boiler with a new, more energy efficient one can…

Read more

Ofgem On Their Last Warning

Government ministers have warned regulation authority Ofgem that if it does not shake up the energy market, so that the 6 major energy firms…

Read more

Worlds Most Advanced Chiller

British company McQuay UK has announced with the arrival of what they say is the most advanced air-cooled chiller in the world. James Henley,…

Read more

Check your Boiler this Christmas

Studies made by Saga have shown that over Christmas, almost a quarter of boilers in Britain suffer from some form of failure. From parts…

Read more

Energy Bills

Aside from paying your rent or mortgage, energy bills are set to be the highest outgoing bill for typical families in 2013. Official numbers…

Read more

Great Ways Heat Your Home

During the winter on the approach to Christmas, any opportunity to save money for the festive season is a bonus. Below are some great…

Read more

Co-Op Headquarters Has UK’s Largest Propane Chiller Installation

The Co Operative Headquarters based in Manchester have become the home of the largest propane chiller installation project within a building of a commercial…

Read more

Nuclear Power Plant To Be Built

Will future Nuclear power plants mean lower energy bills for Consumers? Yesterday the BBC has announced that French energy giant EDF, have been given…

Read more

Winter Is Just Around The Corner

Over the last five years, we have been having some very cold snowy winters. Your boiler works hard all year long to give you…

Read more

The Return Of The Heatwave!

The UK is preparing for the return of the heat wave this week, with many fearing that thousands could die in the scorching conditions….

Read more

Weather Warnings Continue To Be Issued

It was another sleepless night for many last night, as the hottest day turned into an extremely thundery night. Flash flood warnings were issued…

Read more

Cooling Down While The Nation Heats Up!

Its official, we are half way through our longest heatwave since 2006, with the met office issuing a level three warning today. Much of the…

Read more

Do You Need To Hire A Marquee Heater?

Following on from our last post on the benefits of our marquee heating hire services for parties in the summer, we thought it would…

Read more

Outdoor Heating Hire For Your Summer Party

As the summer is finally upon us, so is the season of outdoor parties and events, and as a nation, there’s nothing we love…

Read more

Temporary Boiler Hire For School After New Heating System Fails

Gillotts School, in Henley on Thames, has found itself out of pocket by almost £35,000 after a faulty heating system was installed at the…

Read more

Saturn’s Jet Streams Not Driven By Energy From the Sun

Scientists have concluded today that Saturn’s jet streams are driven by internal heat and not energy from the Sun, after studying data from NASA’s…

Read more

Water from mines could be used for heating in Stoke-on-Trent

Water from neglected mines could be used to provide the heating and electricity for buildings in Staffordshire. Stoke-on-Trent City Council plan to create electricity…

Read more

Housing Trust Left Elderly Residents Without Heating For 6 Days

Elderly residents at a housing complex in Norwich were left without heating for six days, it has been revealed. The heating issues occurred over…

Read more

Local Council offers temporary heating scheme

St Edmundsbury Borough Council is one of the latest councils to have secured funding for the Government’s ‘Warm Homes Healthy People’ scheme. The project…

Read more

Emergency Warmth For 1,300 Japanese Families

The devastating Japanese Tsunami of 2011 recently just had its first anniversary, but people are still suffering the after effects even after a year…

Read more

Residents’ Anger At Heating System Woes

Upset residents have demanded that a housing association fixes their faulty heating system after suffering through the cold for two years. Residents of about…

Read more

Pupils Win Eco Grant For School

Pupils from Sneyd Green Primary School have won eco funding for their school after presenting their energy saving ideas before a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style…

Read more

Severe Weather Warning In Britain Today

Forecasters have warned of a 24 hour cold snap in parts of Britain today. Severe weather warnings have been issued in many regions, with…

Read more

London’s First Energy For Waste Heating Service

Heat produced from burning waste could soon be used to heat homes in Southwark in London. The scheme is the first of its kind…

Read more

Renewable energies to be major power source by 2030

A report commissioned by WWF announced that the UK could be powered primarily by renewable energy sources by 2030. This is without the need…

Read more

Dyson release new heating technology

Dyson, the household brand name that revolutionised the hoover and fans, have now turned their technology hands to heaters, releasing the Dyson Hot Luxury…

Read more

Energy prices on the increase from EDF Energy

EDF, the leading utilities company in the UK, have announced  a 15.4pc increase in gas tariffs as they join the rest of the market…

Read more

Temporary heat for large apartment block in Battersea

At the request of our client; a large national house builder; Ideal Heat Solution Ltd stepped up to the challenge to design, procure, build…

Read more

The future of energy on show

The Oil and Renewable Heating Show 2010 has been launched in partnership with OFTEC, and will bring together the latest technologies in oil and…

Read more

National Heat Pump Awards

The National Heat Pump Awards 2011 have been launched to reward and celebrate the best new advances in heat pump technology and outstanding applications…

Read more

Commercial Boiler Replacement

When Commercial Boiler Replacement is necessary one simple and cost effective solution is to replace an existing Boiler Plant Room with a new Containerised…

Read more

Perfect Solution for Temporary Heating Hire

Ideal Heat Solutions provide temporary boiler hire, giving the perfect solution for temporary heating requirements. Ideal Heat Solutions’ boilers come in a variety of…

Read more