What is Boiler Plus?
The new Boiler Plus legislation has been designed to ensure that all households in the UK are energy efficient. Boiler Plus is the biggest piece of legislation since 2005 when the UK became the first country to become “all-condensing”.
All new boilers from April 2018 must have a minimum ErP efficiency of 92% with time and temperature controls fitted if they aren't already present and working correctly.
Also combi boilers, the most popular boiler type in the market require one of four additional requirements. Each will need to suit each individual homeowners circumstances. It means each installation will include an aspect of consultancy as you discuss the best needs for the customer. The measures available are:
- Load compensation - the ability to use the current room temperature to modulate the flow temperature from the, this needs the control and boiler to intelligently communicate.
- Weather compensation - the ability to use outdoor sensors to find out the outside temperature to modulate the flow temperature from the boiler.
- Smart control - A control that provides automated heating, hot water and optimised boiler efficiency.
- FGHR (Flue Gas Heat Recovery)
From the feature-rich MiGo personal heating assistant to the very simple and cost-effective Climastat room stat for the very simplest way to comply, Glow-worm offers a wide range of intelligent and easy to use solutions to Boiler Plus.