Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing
Andrea Leadsom MP visits Johnson & Starley

Andrea Leadsom, MP for South Northamptonshire and Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, was a VIP visitor to the headquarters of Johnson & Starley on 24 March, 2017. 

Baxi launches dedicated NEST training

Boiler manufacturer Baxi is giving installers the inside track on how to fit the latest intelligent heating controls.

Find a zombie and be a winner

There's a new breed of 'zombie' making itself known in the heating industry - and gas fires manufacturer Valor is looking for help in hunting them down.

Geberit training announced for installers

New dates for free installer training on the latest piping systems and sanitary systems have been announced by Geberit

Small but mighty: Alpha's new domestic boiler

Alpha Heating Innovation has announced the launch of its new E-Tec combi boiler - the smallest model within Alpha's domestic range. 

Pegler receives BSI Kitemark standard for push-fit fittings

Pegler Yorkshire has achieved the prestigious BSI Kitemark across its range of push-fit fittings, making it the first manufacturer to do so.

Summer ready with Scruffs

Beat the heat - get all-day freshness with the Scruffs Pro Active Polo. This lightweight polo shirt uses a moisture management system that wicks away sweat to keep you cool, dry and comfortable during a hard day’s graft.

Tecserv rolls out 3 in 1 CRM, Tracking and Mobile App from BigChange

Fire and security specialist Tecserv UK has installed an all-in-one Vehicle Tracking solution from mobile workforce management specialist BigChange across its entire fleet of vans. 

Henkel Loctite launches YouTube channel

Henkel Loctite’s dedicated YouTube channel is now live and is regularly being updated with application videos, best practice, webinars and success stories.

Geberit introduces the complete Bathroom Collection

Geberit now offers complete bathrooms with the launch of a new collection of ceramics, furniture and mirrors.

Vokèra extends warranty for BeSMART

Vokèra has extended its warranty for anyone installing the BeSMART Wi-Fi enabled thermostat. Until the end of March, any installer who fits a Vision or Unica i boiler with BeSMART will receive a free 10-year warranty.

Double cashback deal for Megaflo installers

Heatrae Sadia is offering installers a double cashback deal by extending both its Mega Cash promotion and its G3 training cashback incentive until the end of June 2017.

Earn extra with Greenstar rewards

Worcester is helping even more installers benefit from its popular Greenstar Rewards programme in 2017 by extending both the range of products installers can earn points for and the existing rewards they can get their hands on.

Rearo launches website to sell bathroom and kitchen products online

Rearo’s range of kitchen and bathroom waterproof wall and ceiling surface products, as well as its worktops and flooring, are now available to buy online.

Warmflow launches new website

Warmflow, manufacturer of one of the UK & Ireland’s only double A rated combination oil boiler, has launched a newly revamped website

Training centre holds open days to mark National Apprenticeship Week

Steve Willis Training Centres is marking this year’s National Apprenticeship Week by holding two open mornings at their Sussex and Hampshire Training Centres in March.

Year round boiler efficiency with Alpha’s Boilercare plans

Alpha Heating Innovation has launched its BoilerCare service and breakdown plans, with all work carried out by specialist Alpha engineers for added peace of mind.

Pitch-er this - your business name up in lights at Wembley

Installers are invited to register to join Checkatrade before the 14 March to be in with the chance to win incredible exposure – their business plastered pitch-side at Wembley Stadium.

Viessmann launches YouTube channel and social media pages

Viessmann has launched three new social media channels specifically for installers – the Viessmann Installer channel on YouTube, the Viessmann Trade Twitter feed and the Viessmann Installer page on Facebook.

Winner of Bristan and Plumbase promotion announced

Bristan is thrilled to announce the winners of its ‘Put Yourself in the Driving Seat promotion’ with Plumbase.

Graham customers celebrate holiday wins

Two more lucky Graham Plumbers’ Merchant customers have won holiday vouchers with the Scratch & Win Promotion.

Switchback to comfort

For lasting comfort through a hard day’s graft on site the Scruffs Switchback boot has it all. Made for demanding jobs it combines underfoot protection with hard wearing features.

Fernox launches new website

Chemical water treatment and filter manufacturer Fernox has unveiled its new website.

Award winning Ideal Bathrooms

Ideal Bathrooms reputation for innovative marketing has been further recognised by the winning of a highly prestigious award in this years’ B2B Marketing Awards

Training installers for twenty years

Triton, The Great British Shower Company, is set to celebrate 20 years of providing complimentary product training for installers in 2017.

Baxi Heating receives Investors In People Award

Baxi Heating has been rewarded for its efforts in developing and supporting employees across the UK and Ireland with the Investors in People Award.

Comfort-Fit Work Trousers

When you’re grafting hard you need hard wearing gear that provides lasting comfort throughout the working day. 

ATAG Commercial called in for DIY SOS Big Build

In July 2016, hundreds of tradespeople gave their time, services and materials to transform Blackpool Carers Centre, as part of the ‘DIY SOS Big Build for BBC Children in Need’.

Plumb Center inspires installers to treat themselves this Christmas

Plumb Parts and Drain Center is encouraging installers to treat themselves to a cracker of a deal this Christmas, with offers on over 65 tools, workwear and on-the-job essentials.

Testo launches mobile friendly website

Testo has launched a new website for the UK, providing a fresher, cleaner look, improved search function and a more extensive list of products.

Let's twist again!

Stand up to winter with the new look Scruffs Twister boot.

Worcester’s Rely On campaign goes on the road

Worcester, Bosch Group, has taken to the streets with a brand new advertising campaign, driving around the UK in a giant knitted van to remind homeowners that they can #RelyOnWorcester to keep warm this winter.

Scruffs Expedition Thermo Softshell

New for this Autumn/Winter 2016, Scruffs has expanded its Expedition range to include the Scruffs Expedition Thermo Softshell Jacket. 

Riello updates UK website

Riello Ltd has updated its UK website (www.rielloburners.co.uk) with improved navigation, enhanced compatibility with mobile devices and instant access to social media links.

Grundfos release new Alpha 3 range

The new Grundfos Alpha 3 range has landed, and Pump Sales Direct is pleased to announce that these domestic circulator pumps will soon be available from their website.

Ferroli enters a new era

Italian boiler manufacturer Ferroli Group has begun a restructuring of the business that will deliver high quality appliances, production processes and levels of customer service, following its acquisition at the end of 2015 by Oxy Capital Italia and Attestor Capital.

Kingspan Thermomax provides answer to horizontal challenge

Home of the Northern Ireland parliament in Belfast, Stormont has recently undergone a major refurbishment.

APHC course helps installers understand finances

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) has launched an online course for installers wanting a good understanding of book-keeping, cash-flow management and reviewing profits.

McAlpine launches programme for installers

Plumbing products supplier McAlpine has launched a new online programme for plumbers and installers.

New thermostat from Honeywell

Heating controls specialist Honeywell has launched the next generation of programmable thermostat, the Lyric T6.

Myson valves and controls aid energy efficiency

Myson offers a full range of valves and controls which have been designed to complement the company’s heat emitters.

Myson helps installers punch above their weight on underfloor

Myson has launched the Punch Pack, a new single room underfloor heating pack.

Biomass business opens in Coventry

An entrepreneur in Coventry is fuelling growth, generating heat and helping the environment after launching his new business.

Make savings on Christmas with APHC

Member discount scheme APHCoffers4u, a membership benefit from the Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC), could help installers to make significant savings on their Christmas shopping this winter season.

Kaldewei Scona Shower Surface

With the expansion of the Scona range, Kaldewei's shower programme includes almost any size requirement and installation type.

Omni heat social services

Underfloor heating systems from the Omnie range have been employed in the refurbishment of a South-west community building.

UK's first eco town harvests the rain with Graf UK

Ninety one brand new, true zero-carbon homes in Bicester, Oxfordshire, have been fitted with complete rainwater harvesting and stormwater management systems from Graf UK.

All-day comfort, come rain or shine

Your feet are an essential tool for your trade. There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad preparation, so investing in quality technical footwear is the smart decision.

LPG fuels major savings for luxury hotel

In a move to cut costs, carbon and enhance efficiencies, Carden Park hotel in Cheshire has switched its entire energy supply from oil to liquid petroleum gas (LPG) from Flogas.

BES launches new catalogue

BES, the plumbing, heating and gas supplies specialist, has launched its 2016/17 catalogue.