Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing
BUPA fined £3m after legionella death in nursing home

BUPA Care Homes has been fined £3 million following the death of a resident at an Essex nursing home, after he contracted Legionnaires’ disease.

75% of consumers trust central heating engineers, according to Which?

Just behind electricians, plumbers and central heating engineers are some of the most trusted trades in the UK, according to new research from Which? Trusted Traders.

EOGB hits out at oil's exclusion from ECO funding

Burner manufacturer EOGB Energy Products is urging government to acknowledge ongoing innovation in the oil heating sector, following proposals to exclude oil from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme.

A1 launches magnet campaign to expose poor quality flues

A1 Flue Systems is launching a new campaign to expose poor-quality grades of stainless steel that are being used in the manufacture of flue systems.

Ideal Boilers launches recruitment drive for service engineers

Ideal Boilers has announced its intention to employ more than 40 additional service engineers across the UK.

Plumber wins workers' rights Supreme Court case

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of plumber Gary Smith in an ongoing legal battle with Pimlico Plumbers.

Shifting the tide of gender diversity in plumbing

In the face of a lack of gender diversity in the industry, Hattie Hasan, founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers, explains how women can join together to begin a long overdue change.

Last chance to register for PHEX+ Alexandra Palace

Plumbers and gas engineers are urged to register for PHEX+ Alexandra Palace before it's too late.

New Baxi Works summer points promotion

Baxi is offering members of its Works loyalty scheme the chance to earn more points with its summer Power Points promotion.

Is manufacturer training worth your time?

HVP Editor Joe Dart attended a Baxi training day to find out what installers can gain from manufacturer training.

APHC seeks clarification from government over Boiler Plus opt-out

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) is seeking a government response to consumers having the ability to opt-out of the recently introduced changes to Part L of the Building Regulations, otherwise known as Boiler Plus.