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    Heating Engineer Overview

    Heating and ventilation (HVAC or H&V) engineers install and service the heating and air conditioning systems found mainly in larger buildings, such as public buildings, offices, factories, universities and hospitals. Heating engineers fit heating equipment such as electric boilers, oil-fired or gas boilers and associated pipework systems including radiators in buildings like houses, office blocks, hospitals and schools. They can put in ductwork and ventilation systems in large buildings, fit central heating systems and gas fires in homes and make sure they work properly, plan and carry out regular maintenance and repairs on all heating systems to make sure they are working safely and efficiently.

    A growing part of a heating engineers job today relates to energy efficiency. Energy efficiency is extremely important and part of a heating engineers job would be to make sure that systems work as efficiently as possible, to reduce fossil fuel consumption, carbon emissions and help people to save money and energy. Heating engineers also increasingly work with systems such as under floor heating and solar heating systems, but their bread and butter work remains working with oil, gas and solid fuel boilers plus the associate pipework and radiators.

    Central Heating Systems

    The most common asks for heating engineers by far is the installing and replacing oil & gas boilers and full central heating systems with controls including thermostatic radiator valves, the radiator itself, room controls and programmers, pipework, valves, hot water tanks and central heating pumps. As well as installations, servicing and repairs, heating engineers also carry out minor maintenance work such as insulating pipework or adding corrosion inhibitor to central heating systems.

    It is extremely important to get your boiler, solar water heating system or heat pump installed by a fully trained heating engineers or installers. When choosing a heating engineer, look out for one that offers free quotes with no-obligation, long guarantees, professional help and advice for your specific needs, and peace of mind with Gas Safe and OFTEC registration.

    Typical heating Engineer Jobs and Average costs

    The price of having a brand new central heating system installed will of course depend on the size of your property and whether you have a central heating system already installed. But the average total cost for a complete new central heating installation in the UK is around £3500 to £4500 (including all parts and labour). Another common job is replacement of the main central heating pump, this cost will vary depending on the type of system you have installed, but the labour costs average between £90 and £150.

    Flushing and annual servicing are probably the most common job for heating engineers. A build-up of sludge in central heating pipes and radiators can stop the heating system from working efficiently and the best way to deal with this problem is to hire a heating engineer to do a central heating power flush, which cost around £300 for a home with 10 radiators. An annual central heating service costs around £80 to £100 as a one off charge, but many companies offer insurance policies which cover your central heating system for breakdown and repair and these include an annual service in the price (typically an annual cost of £160-£260 depending on the level of cover). Connecting gas cookers, ovens and/or hobs can be carried out by qualified engineers for as little as £55.

    Choosing a Heating Engineer

    Installing a central heating system requires a range of specialist skills related to gas, electricity and water. Nowadays heating engineers and should be Gas Safe registered and posses professional installation skills. National heating companies have all these skills but the downside is that these companies have high overheads that have to be recovered by charging higher prices. Local companies can also offer great installation skills and provide a personal service at a competitive price.

    Whichever type of heating engineer you choose, get two or 3 "like for like" quotes. Always check they are on the Gas Safe register, have a trading address and contact telephone number, have public liability insurance and can provide references on previous installation job. Also check the length of the manufacturer's guarantee.

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    • Joined Nov 2018
    • Based in Wigan
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    specialize in boiler repair and maintenance also we install boilers and central heating systems bathrooms gas fires cookers hobs Bsc, GNVQ level3, gas safe registered unvented hot water regestered

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    "I ended up by having further work carried out by Altaf. In total he replaced 5 large radiators. From start to finish, Altaf was extremely professional and showed a great knowledge of his trade. He carried out the work in the time..."

    • Joined Jan 2014
    • Based in Cardiff
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    CH Westend is a local plumbing and heating company with offices and stores in Acton, London W3. We have been trading for over 28 years carrying out all aspects of plumbing and heating. We are Gas Safe, Trust Mark, Which? and Federation of Master Bui...

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    "Knew exactly what he was doing , even phoned the gas emergency number because the mains gas on/off lever was in need of adjustment. Real gent , took his card , would recommend to everyone."

    • Joined Apr 2016
    • Established 1988
    • Based in London
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    I'm a gas engineer! Reliable, honest, and hard working! Guaranteed job! Let my reviews speak for themselves. For your quote, hit the Submit Job button!

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    "The job was to fit a brand new cookerhob. He fit it and bent the pipe so the draw underneath the hob could still be used. Which was great. Paid him £120 all in. Came with the safety check certificate. A week later we started smell..."

    • Joined Nov 2016
    • Based in London
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    Most recent homeowner review

    "Really nice guy! Job was done well! Maybe a little messy on the clear up! But helped out with another job whilst there to fit a gas hob! So no complaints at all!"

    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Based in Aberdeen

    Hello and welcome to our page. I am a specialist in bathroom design and installation. I am Advanced City & Guilds with distinction in plumbing heating & mechanical services and have 30 years experience. I seek perfection in all I do and all m...

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    "Arrived on time, completed job to our satisfaction and cleaned up after himself. Job well done"

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    "Arrived on time and very professional. Would recommend."

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    "Very pleased with the work. The man come on time and was very friendly, efficient and the price was spot on the quote."

    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Based in Smethwick
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    We are Local specialists in the repair and installation of all makes and models of cooking appliances. Hobs, Ovens, Cookers, Ranges, Gas, LPG, Electric, we do it all With over 20 years experience as manufacturers field engineers, you can count on us...

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    "Mark Warner of FixCookers, was very good.. A quote was made and details of any potential extra costs were clearly explained.. Job completed... True to his word (quote) . I would highly recommend Mark"

    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Established 2018
    • Based in Rotherham
    • Public liability insurance
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    "Professional, reliable, and top workmanship. Highly recommended"

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    • Based in Dudley
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