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New CIBSE accredited BIM course from Bosch

Bosch Commercial and Industrial, has gained a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) approval by CIBSE for its Building Information Modelling (BIM) Fundamentals training programme. Aimed at professionals tasked with the design and build of physical infrastructure, including consultants, architects, contractors and maintenance organisations, the new training course offers an overview of BIM. The 45 to 60 minute ...

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Apprentice offers the perfect recruitment solution

A young apprentice is proving to be the perfect recruitment solution for a Cirencester heating business. Tia Allen, aged 18, is in her third year at Brockenhurst College, Hampshire which she attends one day per week working towards an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating.  For the rest of the week, Tia works ...

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Triton embraces new BMA thermostatic definition

Formed to provide an independent forum for bathroom manufacturers in the UK to properly discuss matters of mutual interest, the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) has targeted thermostatic temperature control for electric showers as one area in need of clarity. With no Government legislation in place for thermostatic showers, the BMA’s own guidance offers a clear ...

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Roman hires apprentices

Leading international shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, has introduced three new apprenticeships into different departments within the company. The three apprentices have been welcomed to the many Roman already has. These three new apprentices are in different areas of the business covering different skill sets, Jack is in customer relations; Ciaran has been welcomed into joinery; ...

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Oil prices fall again

Latest industry figures show oil prices have fallen a further 10.5% with consumers reaping the benefits because the drop in wholesale costs are being passed directly on – unlike the picture for households on mains gas and electricity. According to the Sutherland Tables, a recognised independent source of data on comparative UK domestic heating prices, oil ...

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