Rail workers threaten to strike over Legionella fears

Rail workers on Thameslink services are threatening to strike over fears of a Legionella outbreak. Rail Union RMT said that it has declared a dispute over a potentially lethal Legionella outbreak on Thameslink trains and is prepared to ballot for strike action if GTR and Siemens don’t take urgent action to resolve the crisis. To […]

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Why engineers should use Thermal Disinfection to ward off Legionnaires’ Disease

Gary Perry, Managing Director at Altecnic, explains why engineers should use Thermal Disinfection to ward off Legionnaires’ Disease: Since outbreaks in public facilities are the ones that grab the headlines, most people tend to associate Legionnaires’ disease with complex water and cooling systems, such as those commonly installed in hotels, swimming pools, whirlpool spas, hospitals, […]

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APHC announces £150 training reward as part of 2021 training initiative

Registered educational charity and sister company to the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors, APHC (Training) Ltd., has 100 training rewards worth £150 each to give away to plumbing and heating companies during 2021.* APHC (Training) Ltd. carries out the reward scheme every year to help safeguard the long-term professional development of the industry by incentivising […]

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Safeguarding commercial hot water systems with TMVs

Richard Bateman, Product Manager for Plumbing and Heating at RWC, discusses what installers need to consider when installing thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs) in commercial, healthcare and public buildings. As any installer knows, valves are key parts of a plumbing and heating system. Responsible for the safe and stable delivery of water to the outlets like […]

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Fernox Webinar Boxset – top training sessions from Fernox

Fernox hosted online training sessions and Q&As during previous InstallerFESTIVALs, providing installers with expert advice and top tips from their experts. We found out about the powerful new cleaner from Fernox, designed to tackle heavily contaminated systems in a single dose. In another session, we explore the vital role that testing plays in central heating […]

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