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Altecnic release two new issues of technical magazine, Idronics UK

The new issues of Idronics UK aim to enhance industry knowledge of modern plumbing and heating best practice, covering topics such as, Heat Interface Units, system balancing, Net Zero building and heat network design.

Altecnic, the UK's leading supplier of hydronic solutions and part of the Caleffi Group, has released two new issues of ‘Idronics UK’, a technical magazine for members of the plumbing and heating industry.

With an aim to provide trusted technical knowledge, the two new editions cover hot topics in efficient, sustainable heating for the future including heat pumps and heat networks.

In Issue 3, the ‘Multi-Occupancy Issue’, readers can explore topics such as:

• What is Heat Interface Unit (HIU)?

• Precise & Efficient System Balancing

• Case Study: HIU Installation Leads to Free Energy for Tenants

• The New Heat Network Design Guide from Altecnic

Through detailing the basics of modern Heat Interface Units (HIUs), to investigating how to ensure whole system balancing, and providing advice on heat network design, issue three covers all efficient heating methods for multiple occupancy installs.

In Issue 4, the ‘Net Zero Issue’, readers can find out more about:

• Hydronic Systems for Low Energy & Net Zero Buildings

• How to Protect & Optimise Heat Pump Installations

• Dispelling Myths about HIUs on Heat Pump Led Networks

• Solar & Biomass Solutions

Issue four explores how hydronic-based systems can be beneficial when installed in low-energy and Net-Zero buildings. Offering advice on elements of the system, such as piping flexibility, distribution efficiency, and preparing for future expansion, this issue provides professionals with the knowledge that they need to make their systems future-proof. This is then further supported by additional articles on heat networks, sustainability, and renewable solutions.

Helen Cooper, Head of Marketing at Altecnic, commented, ‘As a responsible manufacturer and supplier, we want to play our part to prepare and inform the industry about the various changes that are coming as a result of the decarbonisation of heating. Our two new issues cover this on both a domestic and commercial level, providing practical insight to those working in various roles and industry sectors.’

The issues are now available digitally and can be accessed when subscribed via the link

Alternatively, you can request a physical copy by emailing by sending us a DM on one of our social pages.

Altecnic Ltd is the UK's leading supplier of hydronic solutions. Established near Stafford in 1987, the company imports and supplies over 5,000 product lines to distributors throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. The company provides trade merchants, plumbing and heating engineers and specifiers with a comprehensive range of plumbing products, including; thermostatic mixing valves, underfloor heating, sealed systems, dirt and air separation, backflow prevention and vessels and a whole lot more.

Altecnic’s mission statement is to deliver the highest quality products and services to its customers, through manufacturing excellence, innovation and education. Their extensive

range of products and services are chosen by trade merchants, original equipment manufacturers, plumbing and heating engineers and specifiers.

13 July 2022


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