Posts by: jsharpe

Scouting Report Gameweek 9

The big story dominating Gameweek 8 was that of Southampton putting eight past a (by all accounts) hapless Sunderland – or Refund-erland as they were renamed by some after Mannone called on his team-mates to reimburse the travelling away fans. Anyone lucky enough to have taken a punt of young Dusan Tadic would have been […]

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The Apprentice – Part 9

Hello and welcome to the 9th installment of my Plumbing and Heating blog. It feels as though it’s been ages since I last wrote one of these, I guess it’s because so much has changed between now and my last installment. I’ve been back at college for a little over a month now and am […]

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On the road again, with Ideal Boilers

Ideal Boilers is taking its mobile training centre to all 32 UK branches of City Plumbing Supplies, starting 20th October at Ellesmere Port and finishing on 15th December in Folkstone. Ideal Boilers has teamed up with City Plumbing Supplies to bring its roadshow to 32 branches across the UK, demonstrating the full range of boilers […]

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IdealPRO hits 1000 members

IdealPRO, the dedicated installer programme from Ideal Standard, has passed the 1,000 member mark. Launched in August, the scheme is attracting more than 100 new members each week. The programme goes beyond traditional loyalty schemes to provide an extensive range of both business and product benefits to bathroom installers around the UK. Increasing numbers of […]

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How to calculate pipe size in domestic installations

Whenever pipework is to be installed, or appliances replaced, gas operatives should ensure that the design allows adequate flow of gas to each appliance. Mike Heads looks at how this is achieved by calculating the pipe size in domestic installations using BS 6891: 2005. Low pressure natural gas installations should be designed to provide an […]

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