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Continental Underfloor says - Ask for underfloor

Ask for underfloorLeading underfloor heating supplier Continental joins manufacturers and suppliers across the UK to support the national campaign "Ask for Underfloor".
The latest research shows that a huge percentage of people would prefer to have the comfort and efficiency of underfloor heating, but home builders and developers are missing the opportunity...

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Continental launch new product SlimFix™

Everything you need in a single panelFollowing customer feedback, Continental Underfloor's boffins have developed the SlimFix™ system to simplify underfloor heating instalations in floating floors. General Manager, Phil Boundy commented 'this is the most exciting new development for underfloor heating in 5 years, the SlimFix™ system is so versatile and easy to handle, installers will save a huge amount of time on site.'

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Continental winners at cornish business awards - best use of superfast

Cornish business award winners 2012Bude company awarded 'Best use of Superfast' at Cornwall Business Awards 2012. Continental's ICT Manager Simon Smith and Chairman Chris Ingram accepted the award from Olympic medallist Roger Black and Jon Reynolds, Regional Director of BT.

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Superfast reaches into the depths of Cornwall - even under the floor boards!

Superfast reaches into the depths of Cornwall - even under the floor boards!Thanks to Continental Underfloor's innovative use of superfast broadband, news has spread quickly about the announcement of their short listing in the Cornwall Business Award category for best use of superfast.

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Continental Stays Local

Continental Stays LocalCornwall’s commitment to regional economic and sustainable development is to be reaffirmed on the 2nd March, when MP George Eustice and prominent Cornish business figures gather to celebrate the opening of a second office for leading Cornish underfloor heating supplier, Continental Underfloor.

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Competition Winner Is Won Over By Continental

Competition Winner Is Won Over By ContinentalLast year Peter Hughes who runs A55 Plumbing & Heating, based in Conwy, North Wales, won a competition in PHAM to win up to £2,500 worth of underfloor heating supplied by Continental Underfloor

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Go With The Flow - Extending An Existing Underfloor Heating System

Extending An Existing Underfloor Heating SystemExtending an underfloor heating (UFH) system doesn't have to be complicated. John Stannard, Product Engineer of Continental Underfloor, explains how to extend with ease.

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Our Love Affair With Underfloor Heating

Our Love Affair With Underfloor HeatingEase of installation, low running and maintenance costs, compatability with renewable energy sources and its 'invisible' nature have all contributed to the UK's growing love affair with underfloor heating (UFH).

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Heat Pumps and Controls with Underfloor Heating

Heat Pumps and Controls with Underfloor HeatingBill McConnel, Operations Director of Continental Underfloor, explains why underfloor heating (UFH) is the idea partner for heat pumps and delves into some of the issues surrounding controls.

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The Path To Underfloor Heating with Compatible Flooring

Underfloor Heating with Compatible FlooringFlooring type is often not decided upon until underfloor heating has already been installed. Technical Director of Continental Underfloor, Bill McConnel , explains how to avoid any pitfalls and achieve best results.

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Smooth Operating for Underfloor Heating

Underfloor Heating operating optionsUnderfloor heating systems feature different operating modes which are designed to achieve optimum efficiencies from the systems. Richard Kern, Senior Product Engineer of Continental Underfloor, discusses the options available and gives his advice on how to obtain the best results.

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Continental MD to Chair trade association

Chris IngramChris Ingram, Managing Director of market leaders Continental Underfloor has been confirmed as the future Chairman of the Underfloor Heating Manufacturers Association (UHMA).

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Commissioning Underfloor Heating

How to commission underfloor heatingRichard Kern, Technical Manager of Continental Underfloor, explains to HPM readers the importance of following best practice procedures for commissioning an underfloor heating system.

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Current trends and growth in the underfloor heating market?

Underfloor heating trendsContract Flooring Magazine asks Chris Ingram, Managing Director of Continental Underfloor, what are the current trends and growth in the underfloor heating market...

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Underfloor Heating And Renewables - A Perfect Partnership

Renewable energy - geothermal heat pump and under floor heatingUsing renewable energy can cut down on carbon emissions and deliver savings on fuel bills; Bill McConnel, Technical Director of Continental Underfloor explains how using underfloor heating (UFH) can reinforce these energy efficiencies.

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What's the lowdown on underfloor heating?

Advice on underfloor heatingThe Guardian Weekend - Space solves - asked Chris Ingram, the managing director of Continental Underfloor the lowdown on underfloor heating for a three storey house. Does it go in every room, including bathrooms and hallways? What happens to my radiators? Do I need a new boiler? Chris advises on the following...

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Technical Tips For Installing Under floor Heating

Installing under floor heatingUnder floor heating can be used with virtually all flooring materials, and is easy to install, but here are a few technical pointers to help make the process even easier. Read full article about technical tips for installing under floor heating.

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The Geothermal Link to Cost and Energy Savings

Geothermal savings with underfloor heatingDramatic energy savings can be made by using underfloor heating with an alternative energy source such as geothermal heat. Geothermal heat pumps are able to provide up to 75% of the energy needed to run an underfloor heating system.

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What Cost Geothermal and underfloor heating?

Geothermal underfloor heatingIncreasingly heat pumps are being considered as boilers; anything new can be daunting which may explain limited take-up, but the technology is well proven and works well with underfloor heating. So what opportunity does this offer for heat installers?

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Training You Can Count On For Underfloor Heating

Training You Can Count On For Underfloor HeatingNot all training is good training, according to Toby Lott, Training Manager for Continental Underfloor. With few companies providing accredited underfloor heating training, Toby looks at how the industry is seeking to address the issue.

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Underfloor Heating Harnessing nature

Underfloor heating and geothermal heat pumpsContinental Underfloor has supplied a wet underfloor heating (UFH) system for installation with a geothermal heat pump in a new home in Launceston, Cornwall. The self-builder made the decision to fit the Continental system with geothermal to make energy saving efficiencies in the home.

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The Why's and How's of under floor Heating

Underfloor heating adviceAlready popular across Europe, under floor heating (UFH) is increasingly becoming the heating system of choice for self-builders in the UK. Driven by its appearance on numerous home-improvement television programmes, UFH is a desirable, fashionable heating option. More than just a way of heating a house, it has become a consumer lifestyle choice.

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Refurbishing, Renovating Or Extending? - Choosing the right Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating in extensionsAs more consumers enjoy the benefits of Underfloor Heating (UFH), builders are finding they need to provide customers with smart, up-to-date advice on a variety of systems. Bill McConnel, Technical Director of Continental Underfloor provides an insight into the differences between electric and warm water (wet) systems, and considers how to choose the most appropriate solution for installation in renovation, refurbishment or extension projects.

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Building Regs Part L changes - What does it mean for underfloor heating?

Underfloor Heating and Building RegulationsOn 13th September 2005, the approved drafts for Building Regulations, Part L, Conservation of Fuel and Power and Part F, Ventilation were published. The changes are due to come into effect on 6th April 2006 and correspond with the Government's target of reducing UK carbon dioxide emissions by 20% in 2010. Bill McConnell, Technical Director of Continental Underfloor considers how the installation of underfloor heating complies with the new regulations and helps to reduce carbon emissions.

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Sound Advice on Underfloor Heating with Timber Floors

Underfloor heating with timber floorsThe modern age in which we live means we are spoilt for choice of floor coverings and using them with underfloor heating is a popular and cost effective option. Whilst different floor coverings have different requirements, specification of under floor heating does not need to be complicated or technical and a good UFH supplier will give you sound advice on what is required.

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