Articles

Is selling direct to the consumer the future for the heating and hot water marketplace?

Tony Gittings of Rinnai looks at the changes that have now become a permanent and developing part of the domestic...

How will tax affect plumbing and heating engineers in April 2019?

Spring not only means blossoming cherry trees, milder temperatures and longer days, it also marks the start of a new...

Q and A with Vaillant installer Steve Challinor

Following the success of its recent TV advertising campaign, Vaillant spoke to a group of installers about how this kind...

“Builder’s Back” is a real thing that’s affecting tradespeople and costing the UK economy £21bn a year

More than two-thirds (70%) of van drivers have taken time off work due to back pain – costing the UK...

New survey highlights the need for expert advice when purchasing a wood burning stove

New figures from Which? show 7% of homeowners in the UK were given no information when buying their wood burning...

5 things heating engineers should look for in a training course

The wide range of manufacturer training courses available can make finding the right one a real challenge for busy installers....

Why mental health and wellbeing should be taken seriously by tradespeople

Troubling data surfaced last year as the Office of National Statistics reported that the risk of suicide amongst those in...

Installer View – How installers can stay on top of things when their business starts to grow

Heating engineer Wayne Bettess looks at the traps tradespeople can fall into when they start out as self-employed, and whether...

5 top tips to help van drivers reduce fuel costs

Motorists can save cash at the fuel pumps by taking advantage of five cost cutting pieces of advice aimed at...

NIBE develops a policy pathway for phasing out fossil fuels and creating a viable heat pump market

NIBE Energy Systems has developed a policy pathway paper for phasing out high carbon fossil fuels in response to the...