Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing
OFTEC launches new website

OFTEC has launched a new website, which it says will make it easier for technicians to sign up to its competent person registration scheme.

Free remote control with Vitodens 100-W and 050-W boilers until end of March

Special offer gives Viessmann customers precise comfort-control and lower running costs

Five stars for new heating system at Marriott Hotel

Leading global lodging company Marriot International selected Strebel to provide a reliable and more efficient heating and hot water solution for its Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club located in the West Midlands.

Genuine Salamander Pumps spares and accessories available online

Salamander Pumps is now offering a range of genuine spare parts and accessories for some of its pumps through its own website www.salamanderpumps.co.uk and approved online stockists in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

immerSUN helps development cut energy costs

The Edge, a sustainable housing development next to Lincoln’s show ground, boasts a daily household energy bill of less than £1 including heating, space heating and lighting, at today’s energy prices thanks to immerSUN.

The Race Is On With Ideal Bathrooms

In 2015, bathroom retailers took part in Ideal Bathrooms’ highly popular “Race to Dubai” incentive. This year Ideal Bathrooms are going a step further with the new “Race to Mauritius”!

Bosch enters air conditioning market

Bosch Commercial and Industrial, heating and hot water appliance manufacturer, has confirmed its entry into the UK air conditioning market with the launch of a new Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) range. 

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort returns for 2016

The 40th Mostra Convegno Expocomfort exhibition will be taking place on 15 to 18 March at Fiero Milano in Italy.

New VISION Radiator, Design Radiator Collection by Vogue (UK)

Following the launch of its brand new 2015 Brochure, leading British heating designer and manufacturer Vogue (UK), proudly introduces the new VISION Radiator featured in its Design Radiator Collection.

Water Softener installation made easy

Advantay has developed a new product designed to improve the installation of water softeners.

NEW budget Differential Thermometer Kit

Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd has introduced a new budget Differential thermometer kit, to meet the needs of plumbers and HVAC engineers.

Polypipe Terrain awarded Investors in People Silver Award

The people management skills of Polypipe Terrain, the UK’s leading plastic piping manufacturer, have been recognised by renowned independent commissioner, Investors in People.

FGE Biomass

FGE Biomass are proud partners of Rehau, offering district heating pipe solutions and accessories to installers, with great service and fantastic discounts. Rehau's Rauthermex and Rauvitherm piping are pre-insulated, offering excellent insulation performance and low heat losses, coming with a 5 year product warranty.

24|7 Home Rescue On Lookout For New Engineers After Success of Competition

'The Lancashire-based warranty provider ran a social media competition back in November for their followers to be in with a chance of winning a brand new energy-efficient Viessmann boiler and installation worth over £3,000.'

Polypipe provides perfect attenuation for new housing development

Polypipe, manufacturer of engineered sustainable drainage solutions, has seen its popular Ridgistorm-XL large diameter piping system installed as part of a water management attenuation solution for residential developers Kensington Developments.

Wirquin launches mobile-friendly website

Wirquin has launched a new website which it says is technologically advanced, quick and easy to use and makes installers', specifiers' and merchants' lives easier.

Hunter Plastics transforms its website

Hunter Plastics has created a brand new website to act as a helpful online portal for installers and merchants.

New website for Potterton

Boiler manufacturer Potterton has unveiled a new website designed to offer support and information to building engineers and contractors.

Sponge throwing employees get their own back on World Toilet Day

In celebration of the UN World Toilet Day, employees at a leading sanitary equipment manufactures threw wet sponges at their bosses in aid of ending the global sanitation crisis. The event held on 19 November raised over £300 in addition to the £2,000 they have already raised through cake sales, fancy dress days, bike rides, French lessons, a running club and clock card draw.

Tis the season to be open

For many, the Christmas season is a time to kick back and take a break from work. Offices close and schools pack up bright and early. Some sectors though have to remain operational during the holiday season.

Grohe unveils four new brassware finishes
Duravit shower trays offer new materials

Duravit has increased its line-up of showering solutions with the introduction of the Stonetto and P3 Comforts shower trays.

Welplan pensions gains independent accreditation

Welplan Pensions has become one of the few pension schemes in the UK to achieve independent accreditation under the Master Trust Assurance framework.

New Grant UK website and TechBox App brings mobile support to installers and householders

Grant UK, the leading heating specialist, has launched a new mobile friendly website and technical App for all trade professionals who want to plumb the company’s resources with the swipe of a smartphone.

New KEYS II Towel Warmer, Contemporary Collection by Vogue (UK)

Following the recent 2015 Brochure launch from leading British heating designer and manufacturer Vogue (UK), it proudly introduces the new KEYS II Towel Warmer from its Contemporary Collection.

Ideal Bathrooms releases new brochure

Following the expansion of its Essential bathroom range, Ideal Bathrooms has produced a new 48-page brochure show-casing the whole Essential Collection, including new Jasmine and Violet suites, a fantastic range of UK made baths and Space-Saving towel warmers.

Salamander launches pump selector app

The new pump selector app from Salamander Pumps provides instant information to installers and merchants to help them when specifying or fitting a Salamander Pump.

Frese completes work on landmark Chiswick Park scheme in record time

Lancashire based dynamic valve manufacturers Frese has completed work on a major business park scheme in London in record time, creating a super energy efficient heating system.

AKW, Handicare and Age UK collaborate to make life easier for those in later life

AKW has been chosen as the preferred manufacturing supplier by Handicare, which works in association with Age UK Trading to provide a selection of mobility products to suit the needs of people in later life. With the specialist product design and manufacturing capability of AKW and the installation expertise of Handicare, the two organisations will develop innovative bathroom solutions to help older people remain safe and independent in their own home.

Firebird launch ‘baby’ Enviromax

Firebird’s Enviromax has been a leading oil fired boiler brand for many years, with quality, reliability and high efficiency being key features of their comprehensive oil boiler range.

Lecico Introduces Bathroom Furniture

Lecico Bathrooms has launched three brand new collections of bathroom furniture to complement their ceramic products. The three ranges include Linton, Carlton and Stonely, all pre-assembled cabinets offering a choice of finishes.

A1 Flues launches new domestic flue business

A1 Flue Systems has formally launched a new Anglo-Italian company with European stainless steel supplier Expo Inox.

Wildlife park goes green with Windhager biomass system

Wingham Wildlife Park has seen significantly reduced costs since the installation of two Windhager 45kW BioWIN Excel wood pellet boilers. The wildlife park, located in Kent, specified the wood pellet biomass boilers to replace its previous oil heating system due to its eco-friendly credentials as well as the money saving benefits from the Government RHI scheme.

Which underfloor heating is best for me?

Underfloor heating is increasingly popular and the choice of underfloor heating depends on the project details as electric underfloor heating is better suited for certain projects and water based underfloor heating for others.

New DRU Global 100 and 120 BF Front, Corner and Triple gas fires offer superior flames, high efficiency and affordability.

DRU is Europe’s leading manufacturer of contemporary gas fires and wood stoves. The DRU Global range is a selection of modern gas fires with many of the attributes associated with DRU designer models, but at prices that are affordable for all households.

Worcester reveals new website

Worcester, Bosch Group, has launched a brand new mobile-friendly website, which has been developed to provide installers with a host of useful tools and resources, including its very own ErP label generator.

Directive drives development for cylinder manufacturer

New Range Tribune Xe engineered for maximum efficiency

Twyford announces 2015 Bathroom Singer of the Year fundraising competition

Twyford is again running its Bathroom Singer of the Year competition following on from last year's instalment, in partnership with regional radio station, Signal Radio.

Okappy job management software launched 'to eradicate broken communication between companies'

Okappy has announced the launch of its ‘market network’, which combines the benefits of a market place such as Uber, a social network similar to Linkedin and cloud based job management software in order to eradicate broken communication within and between companies, it says.

Bristol Council benefits from a single source of supply

Since 2013, Graham Plumbers’ Merchant and Jewson have been combining forces to supply Bristol City Council’s in-house trade teams with an extensive range of high quality materials for both reactive and planned maintenance work. The partnership has resulted in cost savings on the contract value and has helped to improve resident satisfaction.

Smith’s brings warmth and community spirit to one of Wales’s oldest churches!

Smith’s Fan Convectors has supplied ten Caspian Low 120/12 fan convectors to heat up St Chad’s Church in Hanmer, one of the oldest churches in Wales.

New App puts information in the hands of the engineers

Mitsubishi Electric has announced the launch of ME Engineer – a new and dedicated App that allows any installer or service engineer to access up-to-the-minute information on the company’s entire range of products.

Rinnai invest in new website

Rinnai UK has launched a brand new company website in response to the needs of the industry and in careful consultation with Rinnai partners and installers.

Heating Historic Buildings Efficiently

Heating makes up the bulk of energy costs for the majority of churches. Problems with inadequate heating, together with rising energy bills, make this a key issue for many church communities.

The award winning latest technology from Airius significantly reduces your heating costs and increases comfort levels for your congregation.

Thermal imaging webinar series launched

The Infrared Training Centre (ITC) is continually exploring ways of communicating the huge potential of thermal imaging as well as its potential pitfalls without adequate training. 

Swale Heating helps inspire disadvantaged youngsters to follow a career in plumbing

Swale Heating is helping youngsters take their first steps towards a career in the plumbing industry by getting behind a charity pilot scheme.

Aestus presents the Eos towel warmer

Aestus, British manufacturer and supplier of high quality designer radiators and towel rails, is pleased to introduce the Eos towel warmer from the Designer Italian collection by Graziano.

Maincor Flextra New Pre-insulated Pipe System

Maincor are pleased to introduce Flextra Pipe. Ideal for minimising heat loss in point-to-point heating and hot water applications, such connecting a property to an external ground source heat pump or a solar thermal installation in an outbuilding. The Flextra Pipe is available with single or twin internal pipe configurations, and also includes a built-in diffusion barrier to retain full insulation properties throughout the entire service life of the pipe. Flextra Pipe has lambda insulation properties of 0.023 W/mK, the low heat losses improves energy efficiency and reduces CO2 emissions from the building.

Self sustaining system

Fabdec have been at the forefront of unvented water heating since the 1980’s and have now pioneered an exciting revolution with the EXCELSIOR i, a true internal expansion cylinder based on an internal air gap utilizing 3S patented technology, the ‘Self-Sustaining System’.

Something to sing about with Redring waterproof speakers promotion

Installers who purchase a Redring Expressions Revive Shower before 30th September 2015 will receive a free waterproof Bluetooth speaker worth £15, as part of a new promotion from the showering and hot water solutions manufacturer