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Why Buy a Hydrogen-Ready Boiler?

With the UK’s largest boiler manufacturers promising that hydrogen-ready domestic boilers will cost no more than the equivalent natural gas boiler, they are certainly worth considering. Hydrogen is seen by many as the best alternative to…
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Weather Compensation Controls

In our last article we talked about smart heating controls and the convenience of remote, programmable heating for your home. In this one we want to introduce you to weatherstat or weather compensation controls in a little more detail. Some…
Smart heating controls

What are Smart Heating Controls?

Smart heating controls are becoming increasingly popular as many more people are looking for more precise control over the energy they use in their homes. This is especially important with soaring global energy prices and growing concern for…
An air source heat pump
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The Boiler Upgrade Scheme – what it is and how to apply.

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme, which began on April 1st 2022, is a new government scheme to encourage and assist the use of efficient, renewable energy generation to provide heat for your home. Are you looking for new ways to save money on your…

What is an Air Source Heat Pump?

Air source heat pumps are becoming increasingly popular as a low-carbon heating option. They are energy-efficient with relatively low running costs. They are also becoming much more affordable as the technology becomes established, and especially…
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What is the Energy Price Cap?

The energy price cap is a system used to limit the amount that an energy supplier can charge for their default gas and electricity tariffs. It is calculated by Ofgem and reviewed every six months – there’s a cap level for summer and a level…

New Scheme Announced to Help Fund Heat Pumps

The Government has announced a new plan to offer grants worth £5,000 to help fund the installation of heat pumps. The scheme will aim to help homeowners in England & Wales replace old gas boiler with lower carbon alternatives. The subsidies…

Plumb-Line is recommended by 100% of Which? Trusted Trader customers

Plumb-Line has been endorsed by the Which? Trusted Trader scheme for over five years and we are recommended by 100% of clients who left a review on the Which? Website. We were awarded a Certificate of Distinction in April 2019 and we continue…

Plumb-Line Selected for Major Decarbonisation Scheme in Northampton

Plumb-line has been selected as a sub-contractor to Wates Living Space to work on a major decarbonisation scheme for Northampton Partnership Homes. The Whole House Retrofit Project targets homes that are expensive to heat because of their age…

Green Homes Grant Scheme is a Success

The Green Homes Grant was open to applicants from 30 September 2020 until 31 March 2021. Homeowners in England could apply for vouchers worth up to £5,000 (or £10,000 if on certain means-tested benefits) for energy efficient and low-carbon…