Social Media

Smith’s have really embraced Digital Marketing as their main means of promoting their products and services. Over the past 2 years we have really turned our back on more traditional print advertising because it is both expensive and difficult to track its success. In its place we have really embraced twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn as Read More …

CPD Update

Smith’s have developed a CPD in conjunction with CIBSE. Entitled ‘An Introduction to Heating and Cooling using trench units’ it is aimed at consultants and contractors and discusses the issues that need to be considered when specifying and planning trench heating and/or cooling projects. For further details please contact your local Smith’s representative or the Read More …

Space Saver Packaging

We have updated and improved the packaging on our market-leading Space Saver range of plinth heaters. The packing is now in the form of a printed carton, rather than a printed sleeve wrapping the plain box. The benefit of this is two-fold firstly the image is more eye-catching and vivid and perhaps more importantly there Read More …

Business is booming

With all the talk of uncertainty surrounding the impending Brexit withdrawal you would be forgiven for thinking that business might start to slow down. Not at Smith’s where we have just achieved our best ever sales month. The business shipped in February is over twice the usual monthly running rate. Helped by some strong export Read More …

Working out whether a company is trustworthy

How comfortable are you with the companies you place your trust, and possibly, your professional reputation in? Have you thought about when placing an order, no matter how large, with a supplier whether they will be able to fulfil that order? There are ways you can minimise the level of risk. Some things will ring Read More …

The central heating pump landscape is changing….

The world of central heating pumps is changing….the old order of a dominant Grundfos seems to be changing and with the launch of the Smith’s ES2 and ES2 Adapt central heating pumps the game has moved on again. Manufactured in Italy by Taco Italia in a state of the art factory the pump is used Read More …

Can I get enough heat from heat pumps to heat my office?

With the proliferation of renewable sources of energy there is a desire to comply with both the Building Regulations, ethical and economic motivations when specifying heating for buildings. Whilst the cost of retrofitting domestic properties with renewable heat sources is often prohibitive we are seeing an increase in the retrofit of commercial buildings with such Read More …

The changing landscape in the provision of energy in the United Kingdom

Much has been made about how the generation of energy contributes to the production of greenhouse gases. Over the past few the UK has invested significantly in alternatives sources of energy from solar power to wind generation. The United Kingdom depended heavily on fossil fuels to drive its power stations. Ever since the infamous Kyoto Read More …

I installed a new Smith’s Space Saver plinth heater

For years and years we endured a cold kitchen in the winter months. Despite having a Myson Kickspace plinth heater breathing warmish air into the kitchen it was never powerful enough to overcome the fact that the kitchen is on the first floor over the garage, and having terracotta tiled floor. So as with most Read More …

Why buy British?

It’s something that is often said – ‘Buy British’ – but why? Employment – There are some obvious reasons to buy British such as helping to keep British people employed meaning that the local economy benefits from money being paid to local people who then are likely to spend most of their income in Britain. Read More …