Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Radiator and Boiler Manufacturing industry manufactures metal radiators, boilers, valves and pipework for central heating systems. Approximately three-quarters of heating systems in the United Kingdom are supplied by industry operators and competing imports, with the remainder mainly made up of electric or gas space heaters.
Revenue is anticipated to expand at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17 to £1.2 billion. This includes an expected increase of 0.5% in the current year. Despite lingering economic uncertainty curtailing investment in downstream construction markets at the start of the period, the industry has performed relatively well over the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry manufactures a wide variety of boilers, which can be fuelled by oil, gas, solid fuels and biomass. These include conventional boilers, combination boilers, system boilers and back boilers. All boilers are categorized as condensing or non-condensing boilers. Condensing boilers are products of significant technological developments and have become extremely popular over the past decade. Since 2005, UK building regulations have stated that all newly installed domestic boilers should be high-efficiency condensing boilers but exceptions apply in situations where the installation of such boilers is not feasible. Con.. purchase to read more