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The Vaillant Podcast is a podcast designed to support installers with every aspect of their working lives: from mental health to marketing, fitness to finances; installers can tune in to learn how to enhance their earnings, knowledge and wellbeing.

The technical series episode 1: Heat pumps with Mark Wilkins, Craig Dolan and Christian Ford

The Vaillant Podcast is a heating industry podcast designed to support installers with every aspect of their working lives. In this new shorter series, our team of industry experts is joined by a host of guests to dive into the detail when it comes to a range of technical topics.

In this first episode, we speak to three guests: Mark Wilkins, Craig Dolan and Christian Ford, to take a deep dive into the workings of heat pumps. The episode also covers Vaillant’s recently launched aroTHERM plus to find out how the business’ latest product development is enabling homeowners to reduce their overall household carbon emissions.

Christian Ford is a director at Indigo Renewables in Leicestershire. Established over 13 years ago its team has over 30 years’ experience in the heating and renewable sector, providing specialist installation of air and ground source heat pumps, along with biomass and solar thermal systems across the whole of the midlands region.

Mark Wilkins is head of training and external affairs at Vaillant. Having worked in the heating industry for more than 35 years, Mark heads up Vaillant’s training programme across the UK to external customers including specifiers, installers and designers.

Craig Dolan is a product manager for heat pumps at Vaillant. As part of the renewable technologies team, Craig is responsible for the development of the business’ entire heat pump range across the UK.

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Advance Magazine

Issue 8 of the Advance magazine is here!

Why a magazine? Well, we want to keep you regularly updated on how we can support you and your business – and make sure you’re kept up to date with all things in the industry. We hope to show you that Vaillant is committed to putting installers like you at the heart of the business – focusing on your needs by embracing technological advancements and using new digital service tools to strengthen our support network, so when you need us, we’re there to help.

We hope you enjoy what’s inside. Thank you again for your continued support.

Issue 8 of the Advance magazine is here!

Our latest issue gives great technical insight into our most recent product launches - the aroTHERM plus heat pump and the senso range of controls. Including an interview with Heat Pump Installer of the Year, Nottingham-based FDG Group, telling us the positive impact that the aroTHERM plus has had on their company and why it is so popular with installers and customers alike.

Find out more from our very own Mark Wilkins who discusses the new Government's Green Homes Grant and its potential to help kick start the economy post lockdown. Steve Court, our Senior Training Manager also provides a great technical spread on the calibration and benefits of our ecoTEC exclusive boiler.

We also highlight how we have continued our mission to Proudly Support Installers through the past few uncertain months. Whether that’s through our online business clinics, bringing our training online or our online support hub to bring you the latest with COVID-19 regulations, we’ve been here for you.

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