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Sentinel proves commitment to gas safety with Gas Safe Register recognition and AGSM membership

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Sentinel has achieved Gas Safe registered status at a business level – and also become an Associate Member of the Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM). The water treatment company says it is committed to improving standards of gas safety across the industry, demonstrating best practice and raising awareness of this important issue. The Gas ...

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Did you know? Danger lurks under disposable gloves!

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For those starting out in the trade, you may have noticed that many plumbers wear disposable gloves as their primary method of protecting hands. However, whilst these gloves are good at preventing contaminants contacting with the skin, when worn for long periods they can be the cause of some serious skin complaints. When wearing disposable ...

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Alpha makes pipe layout compatibility easier with new Pipe Crossover Kit

Alpha Heating Innovation has released a new pipe crossover kit – designed to make installing a new boiler with pre-existing pipe layouts easier. The Pipe Crossover Kit modifies the location of the gas inlet and the primary heating return with two easy-fit shaped copper pipes, to simplify the installation of a new Alpha boiler when ...

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Worcester Bosch launches e-Academy

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Worcester Bosch is making it easier for UK installers to access professional development and training courses with its new e-Academy. Pre-registration is now open for installers and up to four members of their team to receive instant access once the platform is launched later this summer. It will provide installers with a convenient way to ...

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Boiler Man becomes overnight sensation

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West Bromwich Albion Football Club unveiled their new mascot for their first match of the Championship season on Saturday. Boiler Man went viral after making an appearance at the Hawthorns following a two-year sponsorship deal with Ideal Boilers. Dressed as a combi boiler, he is the official mascot of Ideal, he was described as the ...

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