Following the recent news that the government has relaxed the building rules, allowing homeowners to extend their properties by 26ft without the need for planning permission, Honeywell is reminding installers not to forget heating controls.

Making it easier for homeowners to carry out work on their homes will provide a boost for the economy and a real opportunity for installers to capitalise on upselling heating controls - as well as fitting in well with the current trend to improve, rather than move.