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Barlo radiators launches augmented reality app in heating industry first

Barlo Radiators' heating app shown on a smartphone

Installers have been given a ground-breaking new way to specify designer radiators thanks to the launch of an industry-first augmented reality app by Barlo Radiators.

The newly launched Barlo Designer Radiator app, gives consumers the opportunity to virtually ‘try before they buy’ – using advanced augmented reality (AR) technology to help them visualise how different designer radiators would appear, in situ, in their home. The app has been created specifically with installers in mind, presenting them with a brand-new sales tool to help them add value when communicating with customers.

Flame Heating Spares Launches Ground Breaking App

Flame Heating Spares Launches Ground Breaking App

Flame Heating Spares, the North East of England’s fastest growing Heating & Plumbing merchant, is to support the region’s installers with the launch of its ground-breaking app.

Flame, which operates seven branches throughout the North East, is now offering its trade customers the app free of charge, which is able to support heating engineers with an end-to-end service that performs a diagnostic on any boiler and identifies the parts required for installations and maintenance work.

Powered Now the award winning app for Electricians now available for Mac, PC, Smartphone and Tablet.

Powered Now, the people making life easier for electricians, has announced a major new release of its app for simplifying paperwork.


The release also adds a raft of new functionality designed to help teams work closely together in the most efficient way possible.


Powered Now helps electricians by:


  • Getting their evenings back. Especially true for small businesses who hate paperwork and often have to waste their evenings on it.


  • Growing their business. Powered Now users win more business as they can raise and track quotations faster and more easily.


Systemlink develops new smartphone-controlled boiler to help energy conservation

Red hot water from Red Hat app!

In response to increasing consumer interest in the Internet of Things (IoT), Systemlink, a Dublin-based manufacturer of heating systems, has teamed up with mSemicon, a developer of customised engineering hardware, and mobile application platform provider, Red Hat Mobile, to develop a domestic hot water system with additional sensors and relays, that can be controlled via a smartphone app.

Vaillant launches app-based intelligent control

Green iQ app-based intelligent control


One of the leading heating and hot water specialists, Vaillant UK, has launched its new vSMART intelligent control and mobile app this month, which allows homeowners to control their home heating and hot water. 

The control, which can be managed remotely through the vSMART app, is now available to purchase at merchants across the UK and Eire. It has been specifically designed to enable Vaillant installers to offer their customers convenience and energy savings, and is compatible with all current ecoTEC domestic boilers.