Lead

The legal side of lead pipes – What installers need to know

It is widely accepted that the consumption of lead can have adverse effects on health if too much enters the body. In most cases, it’s small amounts of lead consumed over time that build up and result in ongoing health problems. John Thompson, CEO of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC), takes a look […]

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How to choose and safely install wood-burning stoves

Wood-burning stoves are a popular choice, but, with no legal requirement to hold a specific qualification to install a stove, anyone can effectively buy a stove and put it in. Simon Holden – co-founder of Euroheat – explains the pitfalls of proceeding without proper knowledge. Problems arising from badly-installed gas heating systems are well documented, with […]

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InstallerLEAGUE 2015/2016 Gameweek 11

The big question is, are Leicester ever going to run out of steam?  The Foxes, under new “Tinkerman” gaffer Ranieri, have gatecrashed the top three and don’t look like losing. Jamie Vardy is the league’s top goalscorer, cementing his rise from non-league to England international? So are you this year’s surprise package in the InstallerLEAGUE? […]

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Are installers missing a trick if they don't have electrical qualifications?

As an established heating and plumbing installer, you may think you already have it all – loyal customers, a good reputation and a steady stream of referral business. But are you missing a trick? Exclusively for Installer magazine, Nigel Best, Managing Director at electrical training specialists, Electrician Courses 4U, explores why installers should think seriously […]

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