Heating

Demand for tradespeople up by 50% in just two years

Demand has skyrocketed, but tradespeople have also been hit with a series of challenges because of Covid and Brexit, so Rated People explores the true effects of ‘the home improvement boom’ and looks at what’s in store for 2022: New research from the find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People reveals homeowner desire for home improvement went through the roof […]

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Are you ready to take the next step in your plumbing career?

Becoming Gas Safe registered is a logical ‘next step’ for plumbers looking to expand their business prospects, earn more money and lay a strong foundation for future success in the lucrative heating sector. Mark Krull, Managing Director of Logic4training, explains the business opportunities and training routes to Gas Safe registration for plumbers looking to up […]

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Is a career in heating and plumbing a good choice for young people?

In his exclusive column for Installer, Heating Engineer Andy Gibbs shares his experience of advising young people about a career in the heating and plumbing industry:  A few months ago, I was invited by the careers teacher at my eldest son’s school, to take part in their “Meet a Visitor ” day. Essentially it’s a […]

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Does anything really change in the heating industry?

Rob Berridge – Heating Design Consultant – looks at how much has changed when it comes to efficiency in the heating industry, and asks how we can do more?: No one surely lives in a world now, where the poetry of such, ‘preposterous oiks’ such as Black Sabbath or The Pistols of Sex, is so offensive […]

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Are steel prices making strut too expensive?

Over the last 12 months, steel prices have been incredibly volatile, and the price increases seen in 2020 were unprecedented. According to structural steel specialist Billington, prices will continue to climb in 2021. This is having an impact on budgets and costs for plumbing and heating engineers who often use 41×41 slotted channel for their […]

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