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Copper vs Plastic – An Installer’s view

In the latest issue of his exclusive blog for Installer, Heating Engineer and regular columnist Andy Gibbs takes a look at one of the hottest industry debates: It’s absolutely no mistake that even in the title of this article copper is written ahead of plastic. When it comes to copper or plastic pipe there really is […]

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Why the Future of Pipe Bending is Cordless

Bending copper pipe is a fundamental part of the day-to-day work of both installers, and refrigeration and ACR engineers. More so than ever, work needs to be accurate, efficient and simple, and using the right methods can save you time, money and effort on the job. Perhaps the best innovation in this field has been […]

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Wavin Hep2O launches new chrome radiator upstands

Wavin Hep2O has released its new chrome radiator upstand, which allows installers to quickly and easily create a modern look for heating systems. The push-fit product is one of the first of its kind and allows for straighter, neater connections to radiators of all shapes and size as well as free standing baths. It is […]

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How to calculate pipe size in domestic installations

Whenever pipework is to be installed, or appliances replaced, gas operatives should ensure that the design allows adequate flow of gas to each appliance. Mike Heads looks at how this is achieved by calculating the pipe size in domestic installations using BS 6891: 2005. Low pressure natural gas installations should be designed to provide an […]

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