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INTERVIEW: Heroes of Heat founder Damon Steele

By day, Damon Steele is a heating engineer who runs D S Steele Heating Engineers, based in Barnsley.

HiB recommends a stylish way to save space in the bathroom

Storage solutions are an important factor to consider when designing bathroom projects. The bathroom industry is set to grow by 12 per cent over the next four years, with minimalist and space-saving designs leading the charge. So, when it comes to design, a bathroom needs to be both practical in terms of storage and function, […]

Boxing club chooses Alpha boiler for knockout results

An Alpha Heating Innovation combi boiler has been installed a at newly-renovated boxing club looking for a cost effective and powerful option. Galashiels Boxing Club is based at a converted church in the Scottish Borders with around 250 men and women as members. Initially, when the boxing club opened in July 2014, there was no […]

Bosch unveils new easy-to-install commercial boiler

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has launches its new mid-range commercial boiler, designed to dramatically cut the cost and complexity of installation. The Bosch Condens 7000 F, which is available in four output models ranging from 150kW to 300kW, can be installed without the need for ancillary equipment such as a low loss header and primary […]

Grant UK unveils new online flue configurator tool

A new online flue configurator tool is now available on the Grant UK website – designed to help installers view the correct flue options for boilers. The flue configuration tool is available to access via the Professional section of Grant UK’s website. By providing details of the boiler they are installing, users are given the […]

Rinnai hot water system installed at famous castle

Rinnai has completed an installation at the famous Peckforton Castle, replacing the old direct fired stored hot water system with continuous flow and solar panels. Peckforton Castle, built in 1842 and completed in 1851, is a Victorian country house built in the style of a medieval castle and is recorded in the National Heritage List […]

Fernox’s fundraising drives on with charity golf day

Fernox’s latest annual golf day has raised more than £6,000 for charity – taking the total to more than £80,000. This year’s Fernox Charity Golf Day welcomed over 70 heating and plumbing industry professionals to the fairways as a way of raising money for Shooting Star Chase. Shooting Star Chase is a children’s hospice charity […]

Do you understand insurance jargon?

An insurance expert has launched his own jargon buster to help plumbers understand confusing insurance terminology. Insurance is an important part of business, but words such as addendum, indemnity and assurance are just a few of the insurance terms that for many go in one ear and out the other. This leaves plumbers looking for […]

INTERVIEW: ‘Bearded Wonder Plumber’ Drew Styles

We spoke to award-winning plumber and social media extraordinaire Drew Styles about why he got into plumbing and how he uses social media in his work.

Pegler Yorkshire provides integrated piping system for blind veterans’ centre

A centre for blind war veterans has been fitted with a highly efficient pipework system from Pegler Yorkshire. The Hawkshead Centre is a £2.8 million modern construction project carried out on behalf of the Veterans’ Charities and the Royal Blind. The Day Centre has a striking roof design to replicate the wings of a Hawk […]