Calor launches ‘Igniting Your Day’ campaign

Calor has launched its ‘Igniting Your Day’ homeowner advertising campaign to help generate valuable leads for rural heating installers across the UK. The campaign intends to raise awareness of the brand and drive homeowner demand for Calor Installer Community. The campaign will involve offering rewards of up to £250 for successful customer referrals. LPG supplier […]

£10,000 prize up for grabs for one lucky college

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant’s latest competition – the Graham College Refresh Scheme – will see the merchant give away a staggering £10,000 prize and is a great example of their devotion to the future heating and plumbing generation. The impressive prize will be given to one lucky college to spend on updating and improving its heating […]

Honeywell hits the road

Honeywell takes to the road again with its team of experts to showcase its full range of smart heating controls and security products at plumbing and heating merchants across the UK until March 2018. Visitors to any of the 55 events will be able to board the Honeywell exhibition vehicle and take a closer look […]

Halfway to the final: The HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year

The HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year Competition kicked off earlier this month and with four incredibly talented finalists already lined up, the final promises to be the event of the year. HIP Magazine has travelled to colleges in Newcastle, Burnley, Devon and Swansea so far in their quest to find this year’s winner. […]

Drayton enhances Wiser with IFTTT

Drayton has launched its own channel on ‘If This Then That’ (IFTTT), the Internet of Things platform, for use with the Wiser range of smart heating controls. IFTTT is a web-based service that can be used to create Applets, which are commands that pair up smart devices in ways that can make life easier. This […]

Altecnic reduces water wastage with new flow regulating ball valve

Homes can be made more environmentally friendly by specifying and installing the new Calflow® flow regulating ball valve from Altecnic, UK provider of high-quality plumbing and heating components. Altecnic has introduced the new Calflow valve to minimise water wastage, which can lead to major water cost savings for home owners. This is achieved by combining a ball […]

Graham drives green

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has introduced a new hybrid delivery vehicle as part of the company’s continuing commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its operations.  The company’s London family will be the first area to trial the new hybrid vehicle over a three-month period, to monitor the fuel and CO2 savings they can make. Graham […]

Brymec announces winner of £1,400 Rothenberger press fit tool

Refrigeration engineer Paul Davis has won an ingenious £1,400 press fitting tool in the ‘Brymec Press Challenge’, a competition organised and run by building services and plumbing components supplier Brymec on its stand at the recent HVACR Show at the Excel Centre, London. Paul works for JS Refrigeration which is involved mainly in commercial work – […]

Earnings for trade apprentices set to soar

Screwfix is calling for the next generation to consider a career in the plumbing trade as new research shows a job in the trade could lead to higher wages than other career choices. Future plumbers are set to earn at least £2,500 a year more than the national average by 2022, bringing their average salary […]

One regional heat away from the Grand Final

The HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year Competition is in full swing, with six of the seven regional heats already completed. HIP Magazine has travelled to colleges in Newcastle, Burnley, Devon, Swansea, Leicester and West Hertfordshire so far in their quest to find this year’s winner. Only one more regional heat will take place […]