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Technology advancements in our bathrooms

At the world’s leading trade fair, the ISH Water & Energy exhibition in Frankfurt this year, industry leaders were invited to showcase their latest products and innovations to international trade visitors.  Paul Fielding from Warmup New Zealand attended the event. “It’s a spectacular event demonstrating just how far technology has advanced within the building trade to make for a better, healthier, economical and a more environmentally friendly future.

Take the test - Is your Asthma under control?

When we are not dealing with seasonal allergies such as hay fever, we are fighting the ongoing battle against asthma.  Whilst surrounded by natural beauty and generous levels of rainfall, it unfortunately comes at a price as these are perfect conditions to create and retain moisture in the air.  Perfect ingredients to attract mould and various fungi into our homes, which if untreated, will trigger asthma.   

Latest and Greatest Features in Linear Drains

There are essentially two types of shower drains available on the market today. The traditional centre-placed drain and the linear drain. Traditional centre-placed drains require that the shower floor feature a four-way pitch, creating a 360-degree bowl around the drain. Linear drains are often positioned along a wall or along the threshold of the shower enclosure. The shower floor slopes in one direction, instead of four, toward the drain.

5 Mistakes People Make With Their Thermostat

Heating your home all winter long can add up - fast. Unfortunately, this involves high heating costs for a lot of us which is why thermostats have become a popular choice for controlling the temperature at home. However, according to research, a lot of us make some costly mistakes when it comes to using them. In this article, we'll look at the most common ones that people make when using their thermostat and how you can avoid them to keep your heating bill as low as possible whilst staying cosy and warm throughout the winter. 

Keep the heat in: How to reduce heat loss in your home

Whether you’re looking to buy a new build, refurbish your existing home or just looking to renovate a room in your home, heat loss is one of the biggest considerations when it comes to making your home warm and cheaper to run. The less heat loss the less heating you will require, which will save energy and money and result in lower heating bills.

Underfloor Heating Cost Efficiency - Zoning Your House

Adding a zone to a house that uses electric underfloor heating is as simple as adding a thermostat. Gas systems tend to run all the rooms of your house at once, whether you are using them or not. Electric systems, however, can be set to heat an individual room where and when you need it (a bathroom for an hour and a half in the morning for example). By tailoring your system usage according to your lifestyle, you can reduce the underfloor heating cost and enjoy substantial savings.