No Gas Safe card, no sale – New petition launched

A new petition has been launched in a bid to ensure that only Gas Safe Registered engineers are allowed to buy gas appliances. Installer spoke to Jimmy Hendry, who started the petition, about why he thinks it’s an important initiative. Jimmy Hendry has been in the trade for 27 years, working as a plumbing and […]

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Scalding and burns data released from NHS Digital

Kevin Wellman, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), warns that scalding and central heating system related contact burns continue to pose a grave risk to households, as NHS Digital reveals its latest hospital admissions data.The NHS Digital Hospital Admitted Patient Care Activity 2020-21 for England shows: Between 1st April 2020 and 31st […]

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Budget 2021 – What installers need to know

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has delivered his 2021 Budget speech. The Budget 2021 and Spending Review covered several issues of particular interest to the plumbing and heating industry, including: £24bn earmarked for “a multi-year housing settlement.” £11.5bn of the funding will aim to build 180,000 new affordable homes, with brown field sites targeted […]

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Heat and Buildings Strategy is “small step forward for net zero” – Says CIPHE

The Government has announced plans to incentivise people to install low-carbon heating. For consumers in England and Wales, the cost of technologies such as heat pumps is set to come down, with households to benefit from £5,000 government grants through a £450 million Boiler Upgrade Scheme. This is part of more than £3.9 billion of […]

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Visit the CIPHE Business Support Zone at InstallerSHOW

Excitement is building for this year’s InstallerShow. Taking place at the Coventry Building Society Arena (formerly the Ricoh Arena), Coventry, from 28-30 of September 2021, the doors will once again be open for the great industry get together. The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), will be just one of 150 industry names […]

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