Author Archives: jsharpe

Water hardness critical to water cylinder specification – says industry expert

Although many electric water heating products and cylinders use sacrificial anodes on steel-glass-lined and low-grade stainless-steel tanks, Alan Clarke, Technical...

4 bathroom trends to watch out for in 2020

With 2019 dominated by industrial yet minimalist designs, 2020 is set to be an exciting year when it comes to...

Rinnai launches new Sensei N Series water heater range

Rinnai is introducing the Sensei N Series water heater range to the UK marketplace. The new range offers a new and more...

Conex Bänninger extends availability of >B< Press water fittings

Conex Bänninger is making it even easier for contractors and installers to get hold of its popular >B< Press copper...

MCS launches new MCS Certified™ certification mark

MCS has launched the new MCS Certified™ certification mark for installers and manufacturers. Since its inception in 2007, MCS has...

7 top tips for tradespeople to run a successful business

With tax changes, Gas Safe exams, health and safety issues and difficult customers, life is never simple for the busy...

Wayne Bettess unboxes the Worcester Bosch 8000 Style Boiler

Heating engineer and founder of the Plumb Chat online community Wayne Bettess, has released a video of him unboxing the...

NIBE Energy Systems welcomes Heat Pump Association’s roadmap for the role of heat pumps

The Heat Pump Association has published a new policy paper which sets out a clear roadmap for the role of...

There’s “shocking variation” in actual van NOx emissions compared with the official results – says new research

Independent real-world rating system puts emissions of best-selling vans in the spotlight with some encouraging and some shocking results. The...

Roofer gets suspended prison sentence after exposing vulnerable woman to carbon monoxide

A self-employed roofer has received a suspended prison sentence, after leaving a gas appliance flue in an immediately dangerous condition...