Installer Blog

Are merchants becoming a thing of the past?

Chris Flaherty – Heating, Plumbing & Water Treatment Specialist at Vietec Heating – looks at whether the traditional heating and plumbing merchant is becoming defunct:...

The lack of CO alarm reliability is “no surprise” – says Gas Safe Europe

After an investigation which found 1 in 5 Carbon Monoxide alarms didn’t work, John Stones – Managing Director of Gas...

The Secret Installer: Why gas parts should NEVER be sold to the public

In the latest instalment of the new monthly column, the Secret Installer asks: Why is it legal for members of the public...

How zoning is becoming easier for installers

David Iszchak – Technical Trainer at Vokèra – looks at the advantages of zoning for installers and their customers. Heating is...

The Secret Installer: Why doesn’t the Government consult us?

The Secret Installer started work aged 15 for a large national gas company – and has loved the industry ever...

“Inevitable” changes coming to the industry in the next few months

Tim Pollard, Head of Sustainability at Plumb Center, prepares himself for the inevitable changes that will be coming over the...

How can deaeration maximise heating system efficiency?

In part two of our latest blog series, Spirotech’s Mark Boccetti turns his attention to air and the key role...

Why trade shows are essential for the success of the industry

Stewart Clements, Director at HHIC, explains why trade shows remain as essential as ever to the success of the entire supply...

How loyalty programmes can be beneficial to installers’ personal and working lives

Neil Mattock, Marketing Director at Vokèra, discusses the company’s new ‘Affinity 10’ promotion, and how loyalty programmes can be beneficial...

All hail the condensing boiler – The most successful carbon reduction measure

Neil Schofield – Head of Government and External Affairs for Worcester, Bosch Group – looks at the success of the condensing boiler. What’s been...