Mark McGettigan

#IAMPLUMBINGANDHEATING – How plumbers and heating engineers are using social media to improve the industry

Mark McGettigan – Editor of Installer – looks at how plumbers and heating engineers are using social media to improve the industry: One of the most common complaints we hear at Installer from our readers is that no-one ever asks their opinions when it comes to making legislative or regulative changes. From Green Deal to ErP, the […]

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Energising the installer

The heating industry is driven by numbers – almost seemingly obsessed by figures. It doesn’t matter what aspect or sector is being talked about, it will be dominated by statistics. Everything is talked about in terms of tariff rates, payback periods, assessments carried out, measures installed and so on. And that is all important  information […]

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Uniting for a CO-mmon cause

Unfortunately, this isn’t the first cover we’ve run at Installer to promote the need for CO awareness. In fact, this one of several that we’ve run in the four or so years that I’ve been with the magazine. What that tells us is that somewhere along the line, the message isn’t getting home. The various […]

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Gauging the mood

The very day after the domestic RHI was launched, I found myself in a room full of heat pump installers hoping to discover what their reaction would be to the previous day’s long-awaited announcement. The good news is that it was, on the whole, positive; the bad news is that this was a room of […]

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Jumping the gun

So Ecobuild came and went without any mention of the launch date for domestic RHI, making me realise that I may have set myself up for a fall by being so confident with last month’s assertion. Surely, previous delays and misinformation should have made me more reticent about making such a declaration in the March […]

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