F & P positively glows with new boiler offer

Published:  16 May, 2016

F & P Wholesale has announced a new strategic partnership with Glow-worm, to provide independent merchants with an exclusive range of competitively priced boilers perfect for streamlining sales and boosting margins.

All built in the UK, the new F & P exclusive boiler ranges include Glow-worm’s Easicom and Procombi Essential, as well as the Heatline Capriz2.

Each new model addresses the most important installer customer needs, and falls in to distinct ‘Good, Better, Best’ categories in relation to the level of features, cost positioning and warranties for this sector. These clear feature differentiations mean merchants can easily sell through the range with confidence of the quality and consistency across models. All three ranges are ErP A-rated for efficiency and supported with the relevant labelling materials and tools.

Steve Tarrant, commercial director at F & P, said: “Exclusive products are something we know are so important to independent merchants, so we are delighted to be able to offer such a comprehensive range of new and advanced boilers designed specifically for our customers. The price competitive heating market continues to be a growth area and is one we wanted to ensure our valued customers are well placed to really make the most of this.

“Understandably, quality, reliability and efficiency have to be key features across all price points, and through our partnership with Glow-worm we feel this range delivers this in a sleek, streamlined way that will be of benefit to independent merchants and, in turn, their installer customers.”

Spencer Clark, commercial director for Glow-worm, added: “Through a strategic partnership with F&P Wholesale we’re helping merchants to offer their installer customers a comprehensive choice of boilers to meet the full breadth of their installation requirements, while helping them boost profit margins.

“We’re then bolstering the offer with support via our Club Energy loyalty scheme and Plumbing Toolbox app, which gives installers all the tools they need for the job. Installers can receive free Gas Safe notifications as well as benefit from access to extended warranties and business support tools, making installation and administration simpler.”

Key features of the new Glow-worm boiler ranges:


Packed with features, the Glow-worm Easicom combi boiler is available in 24kW and 28kW options.

The high-quality, automotive grade, aluminium heat exchanger has been designed to last longer, as well as being easy to maintain, ultra-quiet and also reduce energy bills. The addition of a highly efficient Grundfos modulating pump also means lower running costs, and the LCD display makes it easy to change and confirm settings.

Providing flexibility and making stocking and upselling simple, the Easicom is compatible with the full range of Glow-worm controls including the MiGo app based control, plus the brand’s full range of flues and accessories.

In such a competitive market, warranties count. The Easicom benefits from a three-year warranty, with the option to extend to six years when registering for Club Energy.

To meet with energy performance legislation, the Easicom is ErP A-rated and comes with support via an online labelling tool, making it efficient for installers to comply with installation requirements.

Procombi Essential:

Available in 24kW and 28kW models, the new Procombi Essential has been designed to offer value without compromise. Easy to install and service, this new model is lighter and more efficient than previous Procombi models.

It’s simple, smart design features the Glow-worm branding and an easy to use interface with LCD display. A lightweight aluminium heat exchanger boosts performance and again the Grundfos modulating pump reduces energy bills.

The Procombi Essential has a two-year warranty, which can be upgraded to five years through the Club Energy scheme.

Additional products available from F&P Wholesale:

Heatline Capriz2:

For installers looking for a quality, ‘no frills’ boiler, the Heatline Capriz2 is ideal. Made for F & P in the UK, this model is only available to independent merchants.

Despite the competitive price tag, the Heatline Capriz2 includes an efficient aluminium heat exchanger, is ErP A-rated and is compatible with the full range of flues and accessories.

With a strong, established customer base already in place for the brand, installers will appreciate the two-year warranty which comes as standard, and can also benefit from additional support provided by a dedicated website – www.heatline.co.uk.

Picture caption: New Easicom boiler available exclusively to independent merchants through F & P.

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