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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 […]

WATCH: WIT Conference is a roaring success

The second annual Women Installers Together (WIT) Conference attracted its biggest gathering yet – as the plumbing industry gathered to celebrate women in the trade.

New APHC president vows to ‘champion’ plumbing apprenticeships

The new President of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors has promised to revise apprenticeships to help bridge the gap between learning and employment. In his inaugural speech, Graham Beevers explained how APHC has been working with CIPHE to revise the industry’s apprenticeship framework. This comes as part of the Government’s revision of apprenticeships […]

Research shows installers are struggling to find time to fit in training

Installers are finding it tough to fit training into their busy schedules, new research has shown. In a survey of hundreds of installers carried out by Baxi, 39 per cent said they struggle to attend training courses as they simply don’t have the time. Other reasons included having nothing available nearby and having planned to […]

WIT Conference set to be the biggest ever

The second annual Women Installers Together (WIT) Conference is set to be the biggest ever gathering of female installers and gas engineers. The event, which is due to take place in London on Wednesday, July 4, celebrates the achievements and independence of women in the plumbing and gas industry. The event is also geared at […]

Roman Limited unveils new matt black wetroom panel

Roman Limited is keeping up with industry trends – by launching its new matt black profile wetroom panel. The Liberty matt black wetroom panel has been introduced to Roman’s Liberty Range. It comes with 10mm thick glass and a height of 2000mm, and a choice of square back to wall or ceiling bracing. This industrial-style […]