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Is District Heating Sustainable?

CIBSE describes district heating as the supply of heat from a central heat source via a network of pipes carrying hot water to heat consumers. This heat distribution can cover a large area or even a city-wide level.

Uponor "Live Talks" to Kick Off end of October
Uponor is hosting a free series of digital events called “Live talks” in the coming months. The new online format kicks off on 28th of October busting common myths about heat interface units in the first episode.
How Does Radiant Heating and Cooling Work?

Nowadays, new technology has given us the opportunity to choose among various ways to heat and cool our premises. Among others, we have air conditioners, heat pumps, radiant heat, and cooling systems.

How Does Underfloor Heating Work?

Nowadays, new technology has given us the opportunity to choose among various ways to heat and cool our premises. Among others, we have air conditioners, heat pumps, radiant heat, and cooling systems.

Uponor introduces the Hybrid Variable Refrigerant Flow (HVRF)

Recent developments in heating and cooling technologies have given rise to the introduction of a new system for use in residential developments and other occupied buildings such as hotels and offices. The recently introduced HVRF (Hybrid Variable Refrigerant Flow) systems, which allows delivering, heating and cooling simultaneously for maximum comfort, are an evolution of the traditional VRF system.

Beginner’s Guide to Underfloor Heating in Bathrooms
Whether you are moving into a new house or planning to do some alterations to your bathroom, underfloor heating (UFH) is a great investment that should be considered thanks to its low running costs.
Also, having an underfloor heating system in your wet room brings you comfort and adds value to your property.
Everything You Need to Know About UK Thermostats
The history of thermostats goes way back.

It all started in 1830 with Andrew Ure, a Scottish chemist, who patented the bi-metallic thermostat. However, it wasn’t until 1885 that thermostats made their real first appearance thanks to Albert Butz, a Swiss-born immigrant who created the first company able to produce thermostats.
What Is a Manifold for Central Heating?
Manifolds are essentially the control hubs for central heating systems, specifically underfloor heating (UFH). Their main purpose is the water distribution of hot/cold pipes within radiant heating and cooling systems.

In this article, we will give you more information on UFH manifolds including their components, advice on how they need to be connected, how it works, where they should be placed and their cost
What Temperature Should Your House Be?

Finding the right temperature for your home might sound like an easy task. All you need to do is to set up your thermostat to that right temperature to keep your family comfortable and happy but also without stretching your wallet.

The step-by-step guide to Minitec installation; a low-profile system
21 June 2021

The step-by-step guide to Minitec installation; a low-profile system


Underfoot Underfloor heating (UFH) is quickly going from aspirational luxury to a standard must-have, with figures indicating that the market is growing 10% per year. This popularity is being driven by a number of factors, such as an increased awareness around energy efficiency and how UFH provides economic, thermal comfort and space saving benefits.
Uponor advances pre-insulated pipes with Ecoflex VIP Thermo
10.6.2021

Uponor advances pre-insulated pipes with Ecoflex VIP Thermo

Our extensive experience working on high-performance heating systems means that we know what installers and specifiers need their pipes to provide. We’ve used this expertise and insight to create Ecoflex VIP Thermo, a pre-insulated pipe that combines the highest standards of energy efficiency with advanced installation benefits.