Kevin Wellman

Who Needs University, When Apprenticeships are Better?

The Worshipful Company of Plumbers tackled the hot topic of universities vs apprenticeships at its annual lecture in May 2023. The keynote speakers taking part in the discussion – Carl Arntzen, CEO of Worcester Bosch, Kevin Wellman, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering, and Neil Collishaw, CEO at BPEC – shared […]

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Installers urged to educate public on water efficiency

With Earth Day 2023 acknowledged this month, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is urging plumbing and heating installers to consider their role in environmental protection.  The Global Day of Action focuses on protecting Earth’s natural resources for future generations and, with the UK using 14 billion litres of water every day, […]

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Worshipful Company of Plumbers’ Annual Lecture 15 May 2023

The Worshipful Company of Plumbers’ Annual Lecture, will take place on Monday 15 May at the Royal College of Physicians, Regent’s Park, London. Each year the Worshipful Company of Plumber’s lecture is held to inform and inspire attendees from across the plumbing and heating industry, with a particular emphasis on sharing best practice and stimulating […]

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“Having no minimum legal standard for all engineers installing heat pumps is nonsensical” – CIPHE CEO

The lack of mandatory qualifications for heat pump installations not covered by the Boiler Upgrade Scheme has reignited the fuel behind the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE)’s crusade for a focus on quality. Under the scheme, which enables homeowners to apply for a grant to partially cover the cost of replacing fossil […]

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New CIPHE President sets out international goals

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) welcomed a new National President at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday 17 June. Dr Henry Hung EngTech Hon FCIPHE RP was elected as National President at the first ever hybrid AGM, with an audience both in-person at 150 Minories, Aldgate, London, and also remotely […]

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