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Baxi sponsor VADO Rally driver in cross-Europe challenge

Baxi is sponsoring an independent plumbing merchant on a quest to complete a road rally across Europe. Aidan Forshaw, director of Plumbing and Heating Supplies (PHS) in Gateshead, is competing over four days between 7th and 10th June to raise money for charity. The VADO Rally sees members of the kitchen, bedroom and bathrooms industry ...

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Vaillant unveils new and improved boiler guarantees

Heating technology manufacturer Vaillant has unveiled a range of extended domestic boiler guarantees to support installers. Installers who fit either the ecoTEC pro or ecoFIT pure boilers will now benefit from a free seven-year guarantee when registered using the Vaillant Advance loyalty programme. Vaillant’s premium products – ecoTEC plus and ecoTEC exclusive – will now ...

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Exeter College wins national plumbing award

Exeter College’s plumbing department are celebrating after winning the prestigious Award for Excellence in Copper Pipework Teaching. The prize was awarded by The Worshipful Company of Plumbers – one of the most ancient of the Livery Companies of the City of London with a history dating back more than 650 years. The organisation supports the ...

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Graham launches new smart home range

Graham Plumbers’ Merchants has launched a brand-new range to allow customers to remotely monitor heating controls, smart plugs and security sensors – via their smartphone, tablet or PC. The Altech Smart Home range offers homeowners improved energy efficiency and security at an accessible price, and now includes Wireless TRVs, the Altech Smart Plug and window/door ...

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Pimlico Plumbers invest £100,000 in iPads for engineers

Pimlico Plumbers has invested £100,000 in arming its team of engineers with Apple iPads to boost productivity and streamline operations. More than 280 individual devices have been prepared for engineer’s toolboxes, loaded with specialist invoicing software so engineers can produce and digitally send invoices to customers before they leave the job. Removing the need for ...

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