Soil and Waste Pipes – Design and Installation guide

The home improvements boom has seen large bathroom renovations and new en suite refurbishment projects grow in popularity. However, repurposing homes and bathroom spaces presents a number of challenges for waste and soil pipe installation. Jerry Whitely, Technical Manager at the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), provides an overview of the design […]

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Wavin launches Wavin AS+ the new generation of low noise pipe systems

Wavin has launched the Wavin AS+ solution to provide advanced noise reduction in soil and waste systems. Noisy pipes present a challenge in multi-storey buildings all over the world. Whether hospitals, hotels, residential developments or offices, pipe noise can be far costlier to fix post-build than if addressed during planning. Building on the successful 30-year […]

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Potable water pipework in new and existing buildings

Ensuring a supply of potable water for drinking and food preparation is vital for maintaining the health of building occupants. All installations must comply with current UK regulations that provide minimum standards for drinking water quality. Glen Peter, Technical Support Manager at Viega, discusses the key factors and issues that surround the supply of potable […]

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How to prevent condensation forming on cold, refrigeration and air-conditioning pipes

Flexible elastomeric foam (FEF) insulation materials prevent condensation forming on cold, refrigeration and air-conditioning pipes. Ralf Springub from the European FEF/PEF Interest Group CEFEP (Celle, Germany), explains more: Condensation on pipework should always be prevented wherever possible. Moisture formation can damage the structural fabric of a building, promote mould growth and either cause or greatly accelerate […]

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Pipes, valves and fittings – Features and benefits

The InstallerON-SITE videos are now available to watch online, so installers can find out how modern pipes, valves and fittings can transform their businesses. You can find the videos at www.installeronsite.com, or on our YouTube page. More time, more money Starting in September, Installer’s new multi-media event trailer will travel the length and breadth of […]

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