Tag Archives: ventilation regulations

October 16, 2015

Warming up for the Heating Season | Part 3

Fire and fireplace colleagues, welcome to the third and final part of our Warming up for the Heating Season series. In preparation for the busy times ahead, here are our top five stove venting tips that will keep you on the right side of the regulations and your customers! 1. Only use a ventilator with [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
September 23, 2015

Warming up for the Heating Season | Part 2

Fire and fireplace colleagues, welcome to Part 2 of our Warming up for the Heating Season series. In preparation for the busy times ahead, here’s a chance to grab our simple step by step guides to calculating the venting requirements of solid fuel appliances and gas appliances. So many people find these easy to follow [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
September 22, 2015

Warming up for the Heating Season | Part 1

Fire and fireplace colleagues, we hope enquiries and bookings are warming up nicely for you this autumn. To help you complete your installations seamlessly (and leave your customers with vents they’ll love!) we’ve put together a list of the must-have vents to have on hand this season: Rytons Mini LookRyt AirCore AC3LP Since its launch [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
August 20, 2015

New Mini Vent Prevents Unnecessary Heat Loss

One of the main attractions of stoves 5kW and under and gas fires 7kW and under is that they can be installed in many properties without the need for additional ventilation. However, in more energy efficient homes built during or after 2008, even low kilowatt appliances require a dedicated air supply calculated from 1kW.  With [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
August 20, 2015

Easy and Effective Acoustic Ventilation

Noise is now a major environmental issue.  With exposure to road traffic, rail and airport noise widespread, it’s important to protect your home as much as possible from noise infiltration.  Studies show that living with environmental noise can be extremely stressful; it can have a damaging effect on your quality of life and also lead [...]
Acoustic Ventilation News, Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
August 20, 2015

New Guide to Simplify Solid Fuel Venting

Are you fed up with having to wade through reams of regulations to work out the venting requirements of a solid fuel appliance? To make life easier, we’ve put together a handy guide sheet that will help you work out an accurate venting figure in just a few easy steps. Use the guide to conform to the latest regulations with extracts from the Building [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News, Other News
August 20, 2015

Blocked vents can be Fatal!

We often speak to people who want to fit a flyscreened louvre for a boiler, stove or fire.  We can’t stress enough the dangers of this and here’s a very sad story from Heating & Plumbing Monthly of how blocked ventilation was a contributing factor to carbon monoxide (CO) build up with fatal consequences.  Remember […]

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August 17, 2015

What’s the Difference? It’s all Ventilation!

In October 2010 the Building Regulations Part J changed - but some manufacturers still have not.  The changes meant all ventilators for heat producing appliances should be tested by an accredited independent company for equivalent area.  Equivalent area is a calculation of the amount of air that can actually pass through the product not (as [...]
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