The Vaillant Podcast

S2: Water quality technical episode with Neil Macdonald and Paul Honeyman

February 01, 2021 Vaillant Season 2 Episode 2
The Vaillant Podcast
S2: Water quality technical episode with Neil Macdonald and Paul Honeyman
Show Notes

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

In this episode Mark Wilkins speaks to two guests: Paul Honeyman and Neil Macdonald to examine the role water quality plays in an efficient heating system. In addition, the episode also covers Vaillant’s Advance Boiler Protection Kit, which activates an extended 10-year guarantee, when installed with the Vaillant ecoTEC exclusive, ecoTEC plus and ecoFIT pure boilers, and registered via Advance.

Neil Macdonald is Technical Manager at the Heating & Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC). Neil’s role sees him co-ordinating industry stake-holder engagement on a range of technical and policy focused issues. In addition, Neil is also responsible for a range of HHIC stake-holder groups, including the HHIC Boiler Technical Panel (which includes all major UK boiler manufacturers). 

Mark Wilkins Training and Technologies Director 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.  

Paul Honeyman is head of product management at Vaillant and has been with the business for more than 15 years. Paul’s current role sees him oversee all product management activity across the Vaillant UK business.

 Want to know more about water quality and its role in system efficiency?

Want to find out more about the Vaillant Advance Boiler Protection Kit, which when installed with the ecoFIT pure comes with an impressive 10 year guarantee? Visit 

For information on the range of training courses available from Vaillant including its online Water Quality course, visit: 

Vaillant Advance, for exclusive product offers, cash and credit rewards, extended guarantees:

To listen to other episodes of both The Vaillant Podcast and the Technical Series visit: 

Finally, more information on the HHIC, listeners can visit: 

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