Football legend scores a warm winter thanks to Baxi

Renowned former Newcastle United FC and Scotland captain, Robert ‘Bobby’ Moncur, is warming up for winter while increasing his green credentials thanks to a brand new high efficiency Baxi boiler, installed by Gateshead plumbing company, D J McGough LTD. DJ McGough needed to find a boiler that would make Moncur ‘man of the match’ when […]

HETAS celebrates success of technical helpline

Used as a means for discussing safety and technical areas with installers, the HETAS helpline is a great resource for those seeking advice and knowledge from experienced professionals. The helpline is run by HETAS from their head office in Tewkesbury with the additional expertise provided by HETAS’ partners including the BFCMA, Stove Industry Alliance, Solid […]

Screwfix partners with Scottish Minister to help tradespeople hire apprentices

A new guide has been launched by Screwfix to help tradespeople understand how easy it is to hire an apprentice. The Minister for Employability and Training, Jamie Hepburn, visited a Screwfix store in Edinburgh on 6 July to launch the guide. The free booklet is available in Screwfix stores across Scotland and is entitled ‘Your […]

Worcester announce update to popular Greenstar Highflow

Manufacturer Worcester, Bosch Group, has announced a number of updates to its popular Greenstar Highflow CDi and Regular CDi FS boiler. Following positive customer feedback, the Greenstar Highflow and FS CDi boilers have been updated to make installation and servicing even easier. The Highflow models provide hot water flow rates of up to 25 lts/min, […]

Grant UK staff celebrate 20 years of trading

On the 2nd July, Grant UK’s staff were welcomed by Paul Wakefield, Managing Director, to Farleigh House, the beautiful home of Bath Rugby Club, to enjoy an anniversary summer party to mark 20 years of trading. Paul established Grant UK in 1996 and over the past two decades, the Company has gone from strength to […]

‘Build a boiler’ winners assemble on Worcester’s production line

Nine installers have come away from Worcester, Bosch Group with a brand new boiler made by their own hands after testing their skills on the manufacturer’s factory floor. As part of its first ever ‘Build a Boiler’ competition, Worcester invited the winners to experience its innovative manufacturing process first-hand as they constructed their very own […]

Student experiences the Roman life

Leading International shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, has welcomed university student Annalise Fysh on a month-long work placement. 19-year-old Annalise has just completed her first year at Sheffield Hallam University, where she studies Media Studies. She is particularly interested in journalism and public relations and approached Roman to see if it would be possible to […]

Loo snoopers! Have you seen the world’s most extraordinary toilet?

Drainage specialist Lanes Group is on the lookout for some of the world’s most peculiar toilets – and they want to see your pictures! Ever visited a restaurant and been as blown away by the state-of-the-art toilets as the cuisine? Perhaps you’ve been on a hike and have stumbled upon a tranquil loo hideaway? Or […]

Silent summer strain on boilers

New homeowner research reveals a summer spike in our showering habits that may be placing an unnoticed strain on the nation’s boilers, warns ADEY Professional Heating Solutions. While the onset of the winter season is when the heating industry is most likely to talk to householders about system protection, ADEY’s research of 2,000 homeowners shows that the demand for hot […]

The biggest HIP event of the year expands to Northern Ireland

The HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year Competition will include Northern Ireland for the first time ever next year. An additional regional heat will take place at Belfast Metropolitan College so that the region can be included in the hugely successful event. The premier facilities at the college will provide the ideal home for the Northern […]