Why it’s Important to Measure Nitrogen Oxide (NOx)?

10 Jan 2022

In the EU and UK it is now obligatory for all new domestic heating and plumbing products (rated up to 400 kw) to comply with maximum nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission levels. This is line with a great deal of international regulation: NOx emissions are controlled by law or regulation in many countries (including the US, […]

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Reset and Recalibrate – A Guide to FGA Calibration

08 Jan 2022

Ensuring your flue gas analyser (FGA) is regularly maintained goes without saying, however the hows and whys take a little more digging into. This article breaks down the calibration process and highlights handy tips and tricks for maintenance and best practice.  The Act of Calibration  Calibrating an FGA involves checking the sensors to ensure accurate […]

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Why Do I Need a Personal Carbon Monoxide Monitor?

17 Dec 2021

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, poisonous gas produced by incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels, including gas, oil, wood, and coal. It is only when fuel does not burn fully that excess CO is produced, which is poisonous. When the excess CO enters the body, it stops the blood from bringing oxygen to cells, tissues, and organs. CO is poisonous as you cannot see it, […]

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Hours of business over the Christmas and New Year period

07 Dec 2021

As it draws to its close, we hope you’ve had an excellent 2021, and thank you for your custom and support during the year. It has certainly been challenging but successful. We are looking forward to more of the same in 2022 and wish the same for you. Over the coming Christmas and New Year […]

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Why HVAC professionals are at risk from Carbon Monoxide – and how to manage it

16 Sep 2021

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an odourless, colourless and tasteless gas that is also highly toxic and potentially flammable (at higher levels: 10.9% Volume or 109,000ppm). It is produced by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels such as wood, oil, coal, paraffin, LPG, petrol and natural gas. Many HVAC systems and units burn fossil fuels, so it’s not hard to see why HVAC professionals may be exposed to CO in their work. Perhaps you have, in the past, felt dizzy or nauseous, or had a headache during or after a job? In this blog post, we’ll look at CO and its effects, and consider how the risks can be managed.

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Anton acquired by Halma plc

05 May 2021

We are extremely excited to announce the acquisition of Anton Industrial Services Ltd by Halma plc, the parent company of Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd (www.crowcon.com), the manufacturer of the market leading Sprint range of flue gas analysers. Crowcon & Halma Overview Crowcon have over 50 years of experience providing gas monitoring equipment protecting people and […]

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