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A targeted campaign of construction site inspections has seen enforcement action taken at one in six sites across the UK, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The two-week period of proactive inspections focused on health risks for construction workers, and saw the HSE demand improvements and, in some cases, put an immediate stop to work activities where they fell short of expected standards.
Inspectors focussed on significant health risk issues such as respiratory risks from [...]
Carillion and Balfour Beatty have confirmed that they are in preliminary talks over a possible merger between the two companies.
The senior partner of a building firm in Crawley has been sentenced after carrying out illegal and incompetent work on gas fittings and exposing a local family to the dangers of fire or explosion.
Ideal Boilers is supporting a campaign to change the law on carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, to prevent further deaths from the poisonous gas.
Flogas Renewables has announced the launch of its Premium Partner scheme to enable Solar PV installers to work on large-scale projects without credit ratings and cash-flow becoming a problem.
The industry has expressed its disappointment following the Department of Energy & Climate Change's (DECC) announcement of the closure of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) effective immediately.
This quirky video from Bristan shows the company is on a mission to promote its showers that 'make life easier'.
Alpha Heating Innovation has supplied a brand new cascade heating system to the historic St Peter's Cathedral in Lancaster.
Warmup shares this step-by-step guide on how to install its underfloor heating foil system.
This three minute tour of YourTradeBase lets installers see for themselves how this online app can help save hours each and every week on plumbing paperwork.
Adey Professional Heating Solutions has announced two more lucky winners of its #ShowUsYourSludge competition.
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As a product marketing manager, my key objective – my ‘raison d’être’, if you will – is to get excited about my products. A good product marketer should be able to muster enthusiasm about anything.
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.
Groundwater, which is widely available in the UK, has great potential for energy saving and CO2 reduction. An integrated heat pump technology may help to harness its sustainability and profitability, says Andrea Bertelle, communications manager at Climaveneta.
Anyone who works in the home improvement industry knows that one of the worst things a customer can do is try to resolve the problem by themselves. This can often lead to more serious damage being caused. But what do we expect our clients to do if they can’t get hold of us? Sue Radcliffe from alldayPA offers her advice.
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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.