North West’s Phil Metcalf takes top spot at national Heating Installer Awards

Following hundreds of entries, a judging day where a panel of industry experts whittled down the entries, a peer-reviewed technical challenge and a record public vote, the winners of the Heating Installer Awards 2020 have been announced. Phil Metcalf, of Phillip Metcalf Cooling and Heating Services, was crowned the national winner during an exciting reveal […]

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Heating and plumbing engineers only take 18 days of holiday per year – says new research

Heating and plumbing engineers take an average of only 18 days of holiday per year, compared to other UK full-time workers who are entitled to a minimum of 28 days’ paid holiday – according to new research. Glow-worm, in association with OnePoll, quizzed 300 tradespeople on their work-life balance and holiday preferences and found the amount of […]

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Glow-worm donates boiler to Portsmouth FC after theirs broke down

Glow-worm has come to the aid of Portsmouth Football Club after its boiler broke down, leaving the club with no heating or hot water for the players’ showers. The Belper-based company donated a 30kW Glow-worm Energy combination boiler paired with a Climapro wireless heating control, so that the heating and hot water can be adjusted […]

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Win £2,500 worth of business support from Glow-worm

Glow-worm is giving one installer the chance to to win £2,500 worth of business support, with the launch of its ‘Energise My Business’ competition. Statistics from the Glow-worm Installer Insight report, a survey among installers exploring business and industry issues, suggest that as many as four in ten installers have the ambition to grow their […]

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39% of installers wished they had more work

It seems that installers are keen to make hay while the sun shines as latest insight from Glow-worm has revealed they’re focused on upselling, upskilling and recruiting. Keen to grow their business, 39% of installers wished they had more work, a third (34%) want to get to grips with renewables, a further third want to […]

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