The smart bathroom

The smart bathroom »

Paul Thorn, MD of Washware Essentials has spent 25 years at the cutting edge of washroom design, and looks forward to the next generation of

Government on right track with Apprenticeship Levy, says BESA

Government on right track with Apprenticeship Levy, says BESA »

Teething problems with the Apprenticeship Levy are not the main reason for disappointing apprenticeship numbers, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).

Regulations leave too many unanswered questions

Regulations leave too many unanswered questions »

Every professional heating and plumbing installer knows how important it is to comply with regulations, but guidance notes and different regulations sometimes

ECO3 proposals discriminate against oil-using homes

ECO3 proposals discriminate against oil-using homes »

Government proposals to to exclude oil boilers from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme would unfairly discriminate against rural

Condensate ‘scandal’ a mere pipe dream

Condensate ‘scandal’ a mere pipe dream »

The following letter was written by Kevin Wellman, CEO of the CIPHE, in response to the Sunday Times article blaming plumbers for

At-a-glance guide to Boiler Plus

At-a-glance guide to Boiler Plus »

Aimed at encouraging the take-up of more energy saving technologies, the new Boiler Plus legislation, which comes into force on 6 April

What can we learn from the automotive industry?

What can we learn from the automotive industry? »

What do boilers and cars have in common? Arabella Pasquette, Quality Director at Baxi, considers the lessons that the heating industry can take from

What to do about frozen condense pipes

What to do about frozen condense pipes »

After this year’s big chill, Chris Flaherty, Eng Tech and owner of Vietec Heating, considers some of the solutions to preventing frozen condense

Profit opportunity in water softeners

Profit opportunity in water softeners »

Many plumbing and heating jobs come down to price, so it is worth having additional services to offer that will benefit customers, and help your

Businesses should consider whole life cost when purchasing boilers

Businesses should consider whole life cost when purchasing boilers »

It’s no secret that effective energy management can have a significant impact on bottom line profit. However, to reap any benefit, Potterton Commercial advises looking