Industry News

Ideal Boilers launches new PRT programmable room thermostat, designed for the social housing sector

Ideal Boilers announced the launch of the new PRT new programmable room thermostat, designed specifically for the social housing sector...

OpenTherm Association launches UK awareness campaign

The OpenTherm Association is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the OpenTherm protocol, and explain the benefits to UK...

Vaillant holds roundtable discussion about future of renewable heating

Vaillant held a recent roundtable discussion on the future of heating provision in the UK, bringing together installers, media and...

The new Bosch GB162 commercial wall-hung boiler has been added to Government’s ETL scheme

The new Bosch GB162 commercial wall-hung boiler has been added to the Government’s ETL scheme, which offers 100% first year...

Heating and plumbing engineer “grabs a grand” from Wolseley

A heating and plumbing installer from Wiltshire has won £1,000 through Wolseley’s Grab a Grand competition. Keith Costello, co-owner of...

IGEM looking for industry feedback to address the root cause of low supply issues on the gas distribution network

IGEM’s Low Pressure Supply Working Group is looking for industry feedback on a number of recommendations designed to address the...

Plumbing is the second-best paid trade job, says latest figures

Plumbing is the second-best paid of all construction trades according to the latest figures released by Hudson Contract, with Shop-fitters number...

New boilers and bathrooms are the best ways to add value to homes – says new research

Installing new heating systems and bathrooms are the best ways to add value to properties, according to new research. 15%...

Heating engineers in Wales urged to prepare for new environmental regulations

Heating engineers who work with oil in Wales are being encouraged to prepare for new environmental regulations, to avoid the...

72% of tradespeople are happy in their work – says new research

Almost three quarters of tradespeople in the UK are happy in their work, despite working long hours and regular weekends,...