Heating Engineer and Plumber in Purley | Guide to Boiler Plus

Gas Mark 1 London Ltd is proud to offer a premium quality plumbing and heating service, for residents, landlords and letting agents. Based in the London Borough of Croydon, we have carried out boiler installations, boiler servicing, central heating repairs and boiler repairs at countless homes in Purley. As a leading local plumber and heating engineer, we stay-up-to-date with the latest industry regulations, technology and products.


One of the most significant recent developments has been the introduction of the Boiler Plus legislation, launched by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to encourage energy efficiency. The new legislation aims to improve the way consumers use energy in their homes by providing greater control over their energy bills.


New Rules for Boiler Installations


To help homeowners and landlords in Purley better understand the changes in the new Boiler Plus policy, our lead plumber and heating engineer has provided a number of key facts below. For more information about the legislations or to discuss boiler installations, boiler repairs, boiler servicing or central heating repairs with our experts, do not hesitate to contact us.


  • The Boiler Plus policy came into action in April 2018 and applies to homes in Purley and the rest of England
  • New boiler installations completed from this date will require an ErP efficiency rating of 92% or higher
  • Although a plumber and heating engineer will not need any separate training on the new standards, it is important to follow best practices
  • Consumers must be able to effectively control the time and temperature on all new gas and oil boiler installations, via a programme timer and a thermostat
  • New combi boiler installations need one energy-saving addition out of either; a flue gas heat recovery system, load compensating thermostat, weather compensating thermostat or SMART thermostat


What Does It Mean For You?


We believe Boiler Plus is a positive change for our customers in Purley, the London Borough of Croydon and the surrounding areas. Not only does it give you more control and aids in keeping household energy bills down, it also reduces carbon emissions and helps to combat climate change. By ensuring new boiler installations have high energy performance standards and are well maintained with annual boiler servicing, customers can save further money by reducing the chance of needing central heating repairs or boiler repairs.


What Does It Mean For Installers?


As a professional plumber and heating engineer, there is no requirement to undertake any training for Boiler Plus. However, it is important to be knowledgeable in the legislations so that you can provide informed, valuable advice when carrying out boiler installs, boiler repairs, boiler servicing or central heating repairs.


To give our customers in and around Purley the best possible service, Gas Mark 1 London Ltd stay well-informed about the latest regulations and technological advancements.

Call our plumber and heating engineer now on 07930 216 914, for quality boiler installations in Purley. We also specialise in boiler servicing, central heating repairs and boiler repairs.