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H2X vs Spreadsheets

Since its launch back in 1985, Microsoft’s spreadsheet application Excel has gone on to become recognised as the leading program for the organisation and calculation of data.

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Why Accurate Calculations Are Crucial in Heat Pump Designs

Why Accurate Calculations Are Crucial in Heat Pump Designs

For decades now, engineers have been relying on rule of thumb and their own prior experience when producing calculations for typical gas boiler heating systems. Despite this approach having been effective in the past, change is critical for successful heat pump installations.

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Introducing Heat Pumps

Introducing Heat Pumps

On 18 October 2021, the UK government unveiled its plan to provide 90,000 households with £5k grants to install new heat pumps. This is a critical step in the national target of installing over 600k heat pumps per year by 2028, and eventually phase out gas boilers to hit the UK’s 2050 net zero commitments.

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The Importance of Calculating Residual & Static Pressure

The Importance of Calculating Residual & Static Pressure

Water pressure is an essential aspect of every plumbing system. Here, we explain the importance of calculating residual and static pressure.

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Hydraulic Services Design Guide 5th Edition March 2022

Hydraulic Services Design Guide 5th Edition March 2022

The first part of the design guide focuses on Copper, with chapters on history, production, specification and limitations. The second part includes design principles, cold water system design, hot water system design, warm water systems, pumps, design guidelines, pipe sizing guide and design methods.

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