Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing
IGEM to recognise training for the gas industry

In response to growing concerns about standards in training, The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) has been chosen to assess and uphold the “highest levels of professional competence”.

Harvey Water Softeners wins Queens Award

Harvey Water Softeners has been chosen as a winner of The Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation for 2018.

Common customer misconceptions you can clear up

As Boiler Plus looms, BEAMA examines some common misconceptions with heating systems and controls that installers should aim to clear up with customers.

OFTEC says new ECO3 proposals discriminate against rural households

OFTEC has expressed major concerns that government proposals to exclude oil boilers from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme would unfairly discriminate against rural households and lead to even higher levels of fuel poverty.

Win with Wirquin's 'spot the lorry' competition

The first in a fleet of Wirquin branded lorries hit the road in April, and to mark the investment the Doncaster-based sanitary equipment manufacturer is running a competition on its Twitter page.

How changes to SAP could impact you

Steve Sutton, Technical Manager at the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council, explains the likely impact of the government’s planned update to the Standard Assessment Procedure.

Weymouth care home receives ELCO upgrade

ELCO Heating Solutions has supplied five THISION L EVO 120kw boilers to Westhaven House in Weymouth.

Martyn Bridges urges installers to specify water treatment

Thousands of boiler breakdowns could be prevented each year if more water treatment measures were specified at the point of installation, says Martyn Bridges of Worcester Bosch.

Cash retentions bill garners support from over 100 MPs

More than 100 MPs are now in favour of a bill to implement ring-fencing of retention monies, drafted by Peter Aldous MP in conjunction with BESA and the ECA.

Avoiding the worst kind of theft from your business

Theft by customers and third-party criminals is bad enough, but it hurts most when staff commit criminal acts against the business that employs them. Adam Bernstein discusses.

New commercial training centre for Baxi

Baxi Heating, which includes Andrews Water Heaters and Potterton Commercial, is celebrating the launch of its new Commercial Training Academy.