ADEY provides heating system protection for London university

ADEY has agreed a new working partnership with University College London (UCL) to protect the heating systems in their buildings. UCL, the seventh largest in the world and the joint second largest university in the UK, owns a comprehensive collection of 422 buildings, including academic sites, research laboratories, student accommodation and energy centres. In London alone, this translates into 320 boilers which […]

CORGI offers advice on dealing with freezing weather

CORGI has issued advice to the heating industry and homeowners to avoid freezing temperatures causing boilers to switch off. During March the freezing temperatures caused cold water to freeze in the pipes that drain condensation from boilers – which led to boilers automatically switching off. Chris Yates, business development director at CORGI Services Ltd, has […]

Baxi makes booking training courses easier

Baxi has launched an online booking system for its training courses as part of an ongoing drive to make it more accessible to installers. Installers can now view upcoming dates on Baxi’s website and reserve a place at the courses they wish to attend. Topics include free product training on key ranges such as Baxi […]

Danfoss unveils new remotely programmable thermostat

Heating manufacturer Danfoss has unveiled a new programmable room thermostat which can be controlled via an app. The new TPOne-S offers wireless internet connectivity so homeowners can control their heating remotely via smartphone from anywhere at any time. This latest addition to the TPOne family allows users to adapt the thermostat’s pre-defined schedules and temperatures […]

WATCH: Graham College Refresh Scheme

City College Norwich won a £10,000 prize to revamp their facilities as they were awarded the top prize at the Graham College Refresh Scheme.

Wirquin launches new product catalogue

Sanitary equipment manufacturer Wirquin has unveiled its new product brochure – which is now in stock and ready for dispatch. The new 162-page full-colour product brochure features all current innovations from the family-run company’s Celmac and Macdee brands. It provides full details and technical specifications on the company’s toilet seats, flushing mechanisms, WC frames, cisterns, […]

Graham announces College Refresh Scheme shortlist

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has announced the shortlist for the Graham College Refresh Scheme – with the winning college receiving £10,000. The competition was open to colleges across the UK who were asked to nominate themselves. It was judged on a range of criteria from level of need and strength of application, to the potential positive […]

Polypipe is recruiting shipmates for annual charity yacht race

Registration is now open for piping manufacturer Polypipe’s 20th annual Polypipe Regatta The event, which takes place in Portsmouth on 6th September, brings together the building, construction and plumbing sectors to take part in some friendly competition. The race, which first began in 1998, will see around 50 vessels set sail to compete and raise money […]

Lucky installer wins £15,000 van thanks to Aqualisa

A lucky installer has won a van worth nearly £15,000 – after Aqualisa launched its Win a Van competition to celebrate its 40th birthday. It gave installers the chance to win a new Renault Kangoo Business van by registering the purchase of a qualifying Aqualisa smart shower product online. Paul Phillips, owner of I Do […]

Worcester Bosch welcomes room temperature revision to EPBD

An industry spokesman from Worcester Bosch has welcomed the addition of mandatory individual room temperature controls to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Martyn Bridges, Director of Technical Communication and Product Management at Worcester Bosch, said the revision is a welcome validation of best practice for the plumbing and heating industry. The revision requires […]