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  • Open protocols: The UK's pathway to Net Zero

    29th January 2020

    Whilst the image of climate change lends itself to plastic straws and old diesel cars, the carbon emissions that come from keeping our homes warm are often forgotten.

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  • Heat Pumps: The UK's pathway to Net Zero

    17th December 2019

    It’s certainly a fitting time of year to discuss heating. Temperatures have already dropped significantly and many of us have switched on the heating to warm our homes.  Unfortunately, in most cases, this heat doesn’t come from a low carbon source. Instead, it is provided by high carbon fossil fuels which are installed in 84% of homes across the country.

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  • Electrifying heat: The UK’s pathway to Net Zero

    6th November 2019

    Without a doubt, it has been an interesting year for anyone working in Westminster. Amidst all the mayhem surrounding Brexit, we have seen some groundbreaking commitments from the Government when it comes to climate change and whilst many decisions have done the opposite, the announcement of Net Zero by 2050 has put us in a good light. Not only has the Government legislated an ambitious climate target but by being the first major economy to do so, the UK has set a precedent for the rest of the world to follow. However, Government action on climate change will not be measured on ambition.

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  • Drayton pledges sustainability commitment

    4th October 2019

    Drayton is pledging its ongoing commitment to finding sustainable manufacturing solutions.  #WorldEnvironmentDay
    For the past five years, Drayton has operated as Zero to Landfill from its site in Plymouth, going over and above IOS14001 (Environmental Management System), which means all waste and rubbish are recycled either in the factory or elsewhere.

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  • Drayton Controls sponsors Exeter Chiefs ahead of Rugby World Cup Japan 2019

    12th September 2019

    To celebrate the Rugby World Cup Japan 2019, Drayton is proud to be sponsoring Exeter Chiefs. The sponsorship will support The Chiefs during the new season and the team at Drayton will be offering heating installers fantastic deals on heating controls throughout the Rugby World Cup.

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  • UK ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURING SECTOR COMMITS TO NET-ZERO

    12th September 2019

    24 of the largest and most innovative electrotechnical manufacturing companies – are today announcing a major commitment to reduce their emissions to net zero by 2050.
    The commitment will be unveiled at an event at One Great George Street marking the launch of a new report by BEAMA, the trade body for manufacturers and providers of energy infrastructure technologies and systems.

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  • New Wiser Approved installer training dates confirmed

    28th August 2019

    Back by popular demand, our training roadshow gives professional installers the exclusive opportunity to become ‘Wiser Approved’. You’ll get access to the discounted Wiser shop for limited special offers along with sales tools and exclusive website leads to help you grow your business.

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  • OpenTherm Explained

    1st August 2019

    OpenTherm is a communication protocol between heating controls and the boiler to modulate the temperature flow through a heating system. This can increase the energy efficiency of a heating system whilst maintaining the desired set point temperature in the home.
    Here we explain how three types of heating systems operate.

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  • UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF THE TRV4

    27th June 2019

    The iconic Drayton TRV4 was first manufactured in 1992 and the TRV4 is still widely recognised as a ‘TRV for life’ with over 16 million sold to date.
    To celebrate, we’re sharing the hidden features that you may not be aware of that have made the TRV4 an installer favourite.

     
    Radiator Balancing

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  • DRAYTON LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TRAINING ACADEMY

    24th May 2019

    Drayton has launched a new online training academy as part of its installer loyalty scheme, the 9° Network. 9° Know How gives members exclusive access to product training, best practice installation advice, troubleshooting tips and more.
    The first available training module is focused on Wiser, Drayton’s smart multi-zone heating system, and allows installers to achieve Wiser Approved status from the comfort of their own home.

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  • MEET WISER'S NEWEST FEATURE: The Heat Report

    7th January 2019

    Heating data anywhere, anytime with just a tap of the app, discover how the new Heat Report helps users master their home heating.

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  • DRAYTON UPGRADES HERO DIGISTAT WITH SERVICE INTERVAL FEATURE

    26th November 2018

    November saw the launch of a brand-new range of the popular Digistat with a Service Interval feature, developed to extend and improve the range of programmable thermostats on offer and meet the demands of the Local Authority contract business.
    Key features of the new product include a flexible service interval mode with three options and adjustable warning/service periods, i.e. reduced comfort setting, completely off setting and no effect setting.  Also included is a selectable audible alarm and boost feature.

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