ERP tightens the rules for cylinder manufacturers
25 Apr
2017

ERP tightens the rules for cylinder manufacturers »

The European Energy-related Products Directive  (ErP), introduced in 2015, is set to be tightened, with more stringent rules for the design of hot

More red tape will damage installer businesses says IDHEE
6 Mar
2017

More red tape will damage installer businesses says IDHEE »

The IDHEE is calling for a major sense check before adding any further bureaucracy and accreditation initiatives that limit accessibility and incur costs

So you want to buy a gramophone then, grandad?
6 Mar
2017

So you want to buy a gramophone then, grandad? »

Alan Black FIDHEE MCIPHE Dip C Eng, the man behind Oil Heating Consultancy Services Ltd, takes a lighthearted view of how the oil

Green Deal now in private hands
1 Mar
2017

Green Deal now in private hands »

Green Deal finance loans are set to reopen by the end of March following the Government’s decision to sell the scheme and

New scheme undermines gas safety
9 Feb
2017

New scheme undermines gas safety »

Paul Hull, Director of PR Hull Plumbing and Heating, comments on the latest scheme launched by Capita that adds another layer to gas

An open letter to the Prime Minister
2 Feb
2017

An open letter to the Prime Minister »

Some of the recommendations made in the recently published ‘Each Home Counts’ Bonfield Review have come under fire from Peter Thom, energy

Making the case for weather compensation
24 Jan
2017

Making the case for weather compensation »

Extreme fluctuations in outside temperatures this winter have strengthened the case for a more widespread use of sophisticated heating controls, argues Martyn Bridges,

Year in review: the built environment
10 Jan
2017

Year in review: the built environment »

2016 threw up a lot of surprises, but changes in sustainability for the built environment were a bit more predictable and bode well for this

What influences you in making a boiler choice?
5 Dec
2016

What influences you in making a boiler choice? »

Heating installers need to bring their own expertise and critical thinking to their selection of boilers, and not fall for the hype – so

Retrospective Boiler Labelling: a voluntary conversation starter         
30 Nov
2016

Retrospective Boiler Labelling: a voluntary conversation starter          »

Stewart Clements, Director at The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council talks about the new boiler labelling scheme, why it was created and how