Benchmark

MCS and Benchmark launch new service for heat pump commissioning

Heat pump commissioning through Benchmark Online and certification via the MCS Installations Database are set to be integrated. This will result in a single point of data entry for the first time to simplify the process for Benchmark installers employed by the nearly 1,700 MCS certified heat pump contractors. Benchmark, a longstanding trusted name within the installer […]

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NEW Connect Feature SAVES ADMIN for Installers! Link Benchmark to Connect

To make life easier and quicker for their installers, Ideal Heating have launched a new feature on their Connect loyalty scheme that reduces admin. Installers can now link their Benchmark account to their Connect account, saving time spent on admin as all the necessary documentation required as part of the boiler commissioning process can be […]

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Opinion: Paper vs app for boiler documents

In his latest column for Installer, Heating Engineer Andy Gibbs takes a look at the Benchmark apps compared to their paper counterparts: Recently I’ve seen that we engineers have the ability to now record our installs and service records for the homeowner, and ourselves, digitally, via an app, instead of in the back of the […]

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Key changes to water treatment requirements in new Part L

Changes to Part L will be in force from 15 June 2022, meaning that water quality checking, maintenance and protection will need to be carried out at every heating system install, service and repair. Essentially, when working on, preparing or commissioning a heating system – NEW OR EXISTING – the heating system water needs to […]

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Watch: How to get the most out of the Benchmark installer app

This video demonstrates how to use the new Benchmark installer app, which digitises the Benchmark checklist to streamline the process and encourage a ‘whole life’ approach to boiler care. We touch upon the history of the app –including why it has been created – and look at how heating engineers can get the most out […]

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