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The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) and Severn Trent Water have joined together to pilot a scheme where WaterSafe-approved contractors can directly report any defective plumbing work to the relevant water company. Upon receiving a high-risk work report, Severn Trent Water will inspect the work and will have the statutory power to ensure contraventions are addressed, as water companies are responsible for enforcing the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations that [...]

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  • Water Heating & Storage: The importance of a good hot water system
  • Pipes, Fittings & Valves: Why drainage issues must be considered earlier in the renovation process
  • Domestic & Light Commercial Heating: Why the industry is calling on installers to promote CO alarms
  • Tools, Instruments & Workwear: Looking after your tools is good for your health.

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Time to consider the impact of heat transfer fluids

Not enough companies are paying attention to the quality of heat transfer fluids used within heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

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  • A Brit in the headlights: Preparing your van for foreign roads

    Many small business owners are likely to be planning to take their van abroad, whether it’s to work on an overseas contract or for a break out of the country.

  • Be cool at work this summer

    The summer months often present a challenge where personal protective equipment (PPE) is concerned, because it can be tempting for workers to take off hard hats and high visibility or protective clothing in order to cool down.

  • Honing in on improvements to Green Deal

    Matching up boiler replacement with energy efficiency improvements through the government’s Green Deal scheme has the potential to create new opportunities for the heating industry, but installers aren’t participating and there are some obvious reasons for that. With this in mind, Baxi is working with policymakers to modify the current system to increase interest and uptake among heating installers.

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PHEX is the leading series of regional exhibitions for the domestic and light commercial plumbing and heating market. Visitors can see demonstrations of the latest products and technologies from across all sectors of the industry, including boilers, renewables, controls, pipes, underfloor heating and bathrooms.


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