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Merchant MKM buys Oceanair for strategic move into HVAC

Independent builders’ merchant MKM, which claims to be the largest in the UK, has bought HVAC distributor Oceanair UK, as the merchant looks to build its HVAC portfolio,

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Lifting the lid on heat pump myths

In the first of his columns for elemental and Installer, Graham Hendra explains how he found his heat pump calling

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Daikin reopens training academy

The Daikin Training Academy provides an opportunity for HVAC engineers and professionals to receive comprehensive training on installation, commissioning, servicing, and maintenance of a wide range of residential and commercial technologies.

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Switching to a renewable heating system

elemental’s Account Manager Andy Shields, on switching to a renewable heating system in deepest, darkest Cambridgeshire. A long long time ago, a certain editor on a certain HVAC magazine, took me aside and gave me a hot tip. “Heat pumps”, he declared with gusto. Heat pumps will be the next big thing in the world […]

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Lord Callanan attends launch of heat pump training academy

elemental spoke to Lord Callanan at the launch of a new heat pump training academy, to find out how the Boiler Upgrade Scheme is progressing. EDF, CB Heating and Daikin opened a new heat pump training academy to drive the upskilling of heat pump installers. The launch event was attended by Philippe Commaret, Managing Director […]

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Daikin expands Altherma heat pump range

Daikin Europe has launched its Altherma Low Capacity R32 Monobloc, available in small capacities for smaller homes. The heat pump, first launched in 2020 in classes ranging from 9 kW to 16 kW, is now available in three smaller classes (4-6-8 kW), completing Daikin’s R-32 monobloc range. Daikin Altherma 3 M class 9-16 is an […]

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Daikin’s R-32 VRV 5 heat recovery solution drives decarbonisation

Never has the decarbonisation of buildings been more important. Engineered to meet the demands of modern buildings while minimising any negative impacts on the environment, Daikin’s R-32 VRV 5 Heat Recovery system could be the key to indoor climate control. The UK’s commitment to achieving net-zero by 2050 means that immediate action is needed to […]

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First heat pump installed under Boiler Upgrade Scheme

British Gas and Daikin have installed the first MSC-certified heat pump under the Government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme. The Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) officially goes live from 23rd May but installations commissioned from today, 1st April, are eligible, and installers can open accounts from 11th April. This install was completed at the home of a British […]

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Daikin Europe sponsors European Heat Pump Association’s COP26 road trip

Daikin Europe is a sponsor of the European Heat Pumps Association’s COP26 road trip to showcase the contribution heat pumps can make. The road trip has also visited a Dutch facility using Daikin products. The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) is organising a COP26 road trip to highlight the importance and contribution of heat pumps […]

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Daikin Altherma M HW heat pump launched

Daikin Europe launches Daikin Altherma M HW, its second generation domestic hot water heat pump. Daikin Altherma M HW can be installed next to other household appliances. Only 25% of the system’s energy demand comes from electricity, obtaining an A+ energy label. Daikin Altherma M HW generates domestic hot water and is suitable for small […]

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Daikin unveils four-step guide to decarbonising homes

Daikin has published a four-step plan to transform residential heating and cooling. Patrick Crombez, General Manager Heating and Renewables at Daikin, said: “A clear and accessible strategy for decarbonizing residential heat is needed and renewable technologies are playing an essential role in achieving the new targets, especially in the replacement market. Daikin has adopted the […]

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Daikin adds voice control feature

There is a new version of the Daikin Residential Controller app, that contains a voice control feature. Users can now control their heating and cooling systems hands-free, which means less clicks in the app, less time needed to control systems, but with the same result: all units can be managed while away or from a […]

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