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Work Smarter, Not Harder with Multipipe in 2022

The new year is often when people start to make resolutions to help them shape their year and improve their lives and work. So why not get ahead of the curve and read our top 5 tips on how to work smarter with Multipipe in 2022. If these make it on to your new year […]

Heat Pumps – Is the government focusing on the right issue?

The latest government announcement offers homeowners an incentive of up to £5,000 to fit a renewable source heat pump instead of a gas boiler in a bid to help the UK meet its net carbon goals.   For the end-user, this may seem an excellent benefit when it comes to finally changing their boiler because according […]

Why it’s essential to select the right thermostat for your UFH system.

When selecting thermostats for a client, do you base it on the ease of use, aesthetics, price or maybe all three? There is a fourth point with UFH systems that is often overlooked and yet is the most important of all.      As explained in a previous #TechTuesday articles, UFH does have a slower reaction […]

11 tips for new UFH installers

Starting out on any new venture can be daunting and these days there is so much information around that it can become overwhelming. To keep things simple when it comes to starting out with underfloor heating installations here’s our top 11 tips! You’re not on your own. Multipipe’s friendly team are always on hand with […]

Controlling the Feeds in an UFH System

UFH systems tend to rely on central manifold locations to distribute each loop through the floor. When you have a larger dwelling with more than five loops, you will find that near the manifold and even through hallways and rooms, you end up with lots of pipes at closer centres. These tend to overheat the […]

Eight MLCP Pipe Myths Busted

If you’re using copper or pushfit plumbing pipe, there can be doubts which stop you from making the change to Multipipe MLCP. We’re here to help bust some popular myths and maybe give you a reason to make the change to a modern piping solution.  Myth One – MLCP is expensive  MLCP pipe is actually cheaper than copper; however, you may […]

Installation of UFH into the concrete sub-floor

Since UFH came to the UK over 30 years ago, it has grown in popularity as a great way to heat both domestic and commercial buildings. When it boils down to it, not a lot has changed, and now many companies are offering a UFH design and supply solution. But did you know that with […]

The Importance of Commissioning Your Underfloor Heating System

This #TechTuesday article will explain why it’s vital to commission, or ‘balance’ as it’s also known, your underfloor heating system.   Underfloor Heating Flowmeters  When a traditional radiator system runs (without balancing), you will find that some radiators are warmer than others. This is because water takes the path of least resistance and flows (typically) around […]

Underfloor Heating Thermostat Positions

If you follow my #TechTuesday posts, you will know I talk a lot about the importance of good underfloor heating system design. Great design ensures you get the most from your UFH system by planning, designing, and carefully picking the right products. However, after all that, you can still let your system down by making […]

Can Underfloor Heating Save On Your Energy Bills?

One consequence of the coronavirus pandemic is that an increased number of people have been working from home. This trend is projected to continue for the foreseeable future, with the number of people working from home expected to be higher than pre-pandemic levels even after the threat of the disease has abated. Working from home […]

Why the location of the manifold is important to the system.

When planning your UFH systems, it is often easier to locate your manifold in a place where it has a short run from the boiler to the manifold. However, because boilers are typically found near external walls, this can mean larger amounts of “feed pipes” go under the floor. In this article, we look at […]

10 free ways plumbing installers can promote their business in 2021

Whether you are an experienced plumbing installer, just setting up your plumbing installation business or considering changing careers, finding effective and affordable ways to market your business can feel a daunting task. But customer awareness is vital for any plumbing company, and while paid advertising and leaflets can undoubtedly attract new business, there are plenty […]

Renovation and decarbonisation: Do they work hand in hand?

With the UK heating industry looking to meet a net-zero carbon goal by 2050 and move to renewable energy sources, the requirement for ultra-low temperature water emitters is becoming more and more needed.   One of the biggest challenges in meeting these goals is the UK housing stock. According to BRE, the UK has the oldest […]

It’s a #TechTuesday rant!

This week #TechTuesday is more a rant (sorry!) than our usual helpful hints and tips. Once you’ve read the rant, it would be great to get feedback on whichever social channel you use or in the comments section on the blog post.     The UK Plumbing Industry  I’ve been wondering a lot lately about where we […]

Lucy Enigbokan Joins The Multipipe Team

Lucy Enigbokan joins the Multipipe team as part of our Internal Sales team. Most recently Lucy has been working as a bathroom designer and has never lived in a house that didn’t require a full renovation, so she’s well versed in all sorts of projects! Lucy is now looking forward to using her knowledge to […]

Helen McDermott Joins the Multipipe Team

Helen McDermott joins the Multipipe team with many years’ experience in marketing, gained in both blue chip corporations and family run businesses across a wide variety of industries. Helen is looking forward to ensuring Multipipe is known for its outstanding customer service and market leading, innovative plumbing solutions. With Helen on board we’re looking forward […]