Hydrogen could become clean energy supply of the future

Hydrogen could become the clean energy supply of the future after the government planned to invest £20 million into the development of a Hydrogen Supply Programme. According to an industry spokesperson, investing in low carbon hydrogen heating is a step in the right direction for the industry – particularly after many renewable heat alternatives, in […]

Graham recognises suppliers and colleagues at award ceremony

Suppliers and colleagues were awarded for exceptional performance at Graham Plumbers’ Merchant’s Bathroom Showroom conference.

Graham welcomes new Boiler Plus legislation

Under the new Boiler Plus regulations, from 6th April 2018 all new domestic gas boilers installed in England must have a minimum energy efficiency of 92%. The new legislation, which will be incorporated into Approved Document L of the Building Regulations, also requires an additional energy saving device or technology to be fitted with every […]

All finalists confirmed for the Grand Final

HIP Magazine has travelled across seven regions of the UK on a quest to find the 2018 HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year and now the eight finalists have been confirmed. The finalists consist of the seven regional heat winners and the highest runner-up overall scorer, so there will be eight people participating in […]

Third Win for Wirquin at KBB Show

Wirquin won the Innovation Award for the third consecutive time at the KBB Show last week at the NEC in Birmingham. It is a powerful recognition of the company’s drive to create innovative plumbing products that benefit the end user. In 2014 the company won the award for their Macdee Motion unique all-in-one universal dual […]

Introducing the new Snickers hoodies

The new range of Snickers knitted Hoodies can comfortably be worn under a jacket on chilly days. There’s a ‘Full Zip’ or ‘Over-Head’ option and they’re the ideal combination with Snickers’ first and second layer undergarments. With a contemporary design, four colour options and a double-lined hood for extra warmth, these hardworking hoodies are great […]

Training for newly qualified installers (NQI)

Newly qualified installers have a rewarding career ahead with several specialist opportunities available to them, says Mike Harvey, HETAS’ training and technical support manager. As a newly qualified installer, you will be faced with scenarios that weren’t covered in college: anomalies on installation and design that require advice from manufacturers or colleagues. You will no […]

Polypipe gets adrenaline pumping with new PolyMax competition

Polypipe, UK manufacturer of above and below ground drainage and plastic plumbing systems, has launched a new campaign to promote the PolyMax range of push-fit plumbing fittings and to drive traffic to merchant partners. ‘Live Life to the Max’ is a four-month competition that will see 30 ‘thrill-seeker’ prizes awarded to PolyMax purchasers every week […]

Baxi launches ‘first of its kind’ weather sensor

Baxi has officially launched the pioneering IFOS (In Flue Outdoor Sensor), which is set to help make Boiler Plus compliance both simple and cost-effective. Entirely unique to the market, the patented Baxi IFOS clips onto the air duct of the horizontal flue terminal, resulting in a straightforward install which takes just minutes. Crucially, this placement […]

Surprise for Graham ‘Win a Van’ competition winner

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant recently surprised one loyal customer as the winner of Graham’s ‘Win a Van’ competition. After purchasing the winning Boiler Replacement Pack at Graham’s Goole branch, W Wright Electrical & Mechanical has been presented with the final grand prize, a new VW T6 Transporter. W Wright Electrical & Mechanical, based in Sheffield, was […]