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BBC Investigation finds 6/10 UK rental homes fail to meet proposed new EPC standard

The findings of a recent BBC investigation act as a useful reminder of the ongoing consultation around Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the very real impacts of the energy performance of rental properties on tenants and the environment, according to a real estate finance expert. According to the BBC’s findings, six out of 10 UK rental […]

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Heating Installer of the Year 2017 talks to BBC Radio Leicester about the "Beast from the East" freeze ❄️

Peter Booth – PB Plumber – appeared on BBC Radio Leicester to help the public understand their heating systems during the sub-zero temperatures, and encourage people to use their local engineers. With the “Best from the East” causing snow, ice and freezing across the UK, many are experiencing problems with their boilers. It’s a frantic […]

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“Signing off” someone else’s gas work is Illegal, stupid, and needs to stop

“I’ve done the work myself, can you just come in and sign it off?” is a phrase many installers will have heard during their time on the tools. People looking to cut costs will always want to have a go at doing something themselves, but when it comes to gas work, DIY is stupid, life-threatening […]

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Heating Installer of the Year 2016 Den Hollingworth appears on BBC's The One Show

Installers who were watching BBC at 7pm on Wednesday night, may have seen a familiar face appear unexpectedly on their screens. That’s because the inaugural winner of the Heating Installer Awards, Den Hollingworth (@DenHollingworth), appeared live on BBC’s The One Show to share with the nation his story of being crowned the first ever Number One Heating […]

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BBC broadcaster speaks out on the controversial subject of wind farms

BBC broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham(pictured right) speaks out in an interview for the Heating and Hotwater Industry’s publication the HHIC Journal on the controversial subject of wind farms. 2012 was a good year for the performance of renewable energy generation and most of this growth was down to on and off shore wind farms. […]

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