Debate heats up over future of oil installs
14 Jul
2017

Debate heats up over future of oil installs »

OFTEC, the UK’s oil heating body, has issued a document which sets out its vision for the future of off grid heating

Questions raised over heat network design practices
13 Jul
2017

Questions raised over heat network design practices »

Consultants and contractors responsible for the design of heat networks and district heating schemes are being encouraged to adopt design best practice and

Report highlights need to attract more women into industry
23 Jun
2017

Report highlights need to attract more women into industry »

New research from the NHBC Foundation has found that the UK’s house-building industry must do more to attract women and young people

Polypipe pledges support for Help for Heroes
23 Jun
2017

Polypipe pledges support for Help for Heroes »

A three-year partnership has been agreed between Polypipe, the manufacturer of plastic piping, rainwater systems, and underfloor heating, and the Armed Forces charity Help

APHC President calls for better industry training
19 Jun
2017

APHC President calls for better industry training »

The new APHC president is seeking to improve industry training and is calling for an increase in prosecutions for defective gas work.

In his inaugural

Schools unprepared for heating system failure
12 Jun
2017

Schools unprepared for heating system failure »

The UK’s schools and educational facilities are regularly experiencing problems with their heating system which may increase the risk of unexpected closure, according to

Cowboy customers out in force
6 Jun
2017

Cowboy customers out in force »

The misdemeanours of rogue traders and cowboy builders rarely go unreported, but a recent study suggests that cowboy customers are also out

Energy efficiency not well addressed by main parties
2 Jun
2017

Energy efficiency not well addressed by main parties »

OFTEC has welcomed moves announced in the main party manifestos towards improving domestic energy efficiency and carbon reduction but says these measures don’t

No MCS accreditation required
25 May
2017

No MCS accreditation required »

Grant UK has launched a new scheme called G-Cert, which aims to support engineers who wish to offer their end-users MCS compliant installations,

Businesses could cut cost of fuel
22 May
2017

Businesses could cut cost of fuel »

Plumbing businesses could be saving 3% on their total monthly fuel bill by switching to supermarket forecourts for their petrol and diesel requirements

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