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Volume 702: debated on Tuesday 24 June 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What measures they are taking to encourage users of central heating to flush radiators regularly in order to avoid build-up of deposits. [HL4070]

An amendment to the building regulations in 2006 introduced new provisions and guidance for the cleaning, flushing and water treatment of new and replacement central heating systems to help avoid build-up of deposits. We have no plans to introduce requirements for the regular flushing of existing central heating systems.