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BSS awarded with leading industry qualification

BSS, supplier of commercial and industrial pipeline and heating solutions, is pleased to announce it has acheived ISO 9001: 2015 certification. The updated ISO 9001: 2015 standard is the best practice management framework that promotes the development of continual improvement.  Accredited following a rigorous independent third party audit, BSS had to demonstrate the effectiveness of […]

HIP Magazine swaps tool kits for rugby kits

HIP Magazine was delighted to be able to sponsor the New Tredegar Mini’s brand new rugby attire. Lee Perry, a plumbing lecturer at Coleg Y Cymoedd, helps to train the team and his own daughter is one of the team’s members. Lee annually attends the HIP Meet The Lecturer CPD events which run alongside the […]

Winter is coming – Are you ready?

Winter is coming and “in the winter, we must protect ourselves”, as Ned Stark from Game of Thrones said. This iconic phrase of warning isn’t just helpful advice for the Starks. It’s useful for tradespeople looking to prepare householders for the harsh weather to come. Caitriona Deakin, CEO at CORGI Services, recommends tradespeople encourage consumers […]

Queen’s Award for Enterprise awarded to Kohler Mira

Following the announcement of Kohler Mira’s grant of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation in April, Liz Hazeldene, Managing Director, recently received the award on behalf of the company and its workforce from the Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire at Mira’s production facility in Hull. The award – presented by the Hon. Mrs […]

Baxi’s top tips for staying safe as a heating engineer

When you’re a fully qualified heating engineer you’ll be expected to tend to boilers in all sorts of unusual locations. Whilst these challenges keep the job interesting, working in certain environments, such as tight loft spaces, can be dangerous unless correct procedures are in place. That’s why Steve Owen, Baxi’s national training manager, has put […]

Impey Announces 2018 ‘We Are Wetrooms’ Training Tour Dates

Now entering its third year, the ‘We Are Wetrooms’ installation training tour continues to grow in popularity. During 2018 Impey’s specialist wetroom training event will visit nine locations, giving plumbers and bathroom installers the opportunity to develop or refresh their wetroom fitting expertise and booking is now open. Across domestic, commercial and healthcare settings, the […]

Salamander scoops prestigious industry award

Salamander Pumps has been awarded the Quiet Mark Award of Distinction at the prestigious annual Noise Abatement Society John Connell Awards. Held at the House of Commons last week, the ceremony saw Salamander presented with the prestigious accolade for demonstrating outstanding commitment in pioneering new noise reduction solutions in the industry. The ‘John Connell Awards’ […]

Top tips for new underfloor heating installers

Experienced professionals from Polypipe’s Registered Installer Network offer their top tips for those starting out in the underfloor heating industry. If you have just begun your career as an underfloor heating installer, tips and advice from those who have spent years working in the industry can prove invaluable. UK manufacturer Polypipe, which provides installers with […]

Graham proudly supports the next generation

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant is supporting the construction industry’s younger generation by offering an apprenticeship scheme that provides their first steps into the business.  The 12-month scheme allows the apprentices to engage in various different tasks to gain valuable skills for the future. Having started back in 2014, apprentices gain experience in customer service and stock […]

Brand new filter launched by Sentinel

Meeting customer demand for superior heating system protection products is what Sentinel has been doing for 30 years and its latest major innovation is no exception. The new Sentinel Eliminator Vortex300 Filter has not only been independently verified to collect more magnetic debris on continuous pass than any other compact filter on the market, but […]