pipework

How to get to grips with ugly pipework

Homeowners do not want ugly pipework in their kitchens and bathrooms, especially around radiators and towel rails. Installer spoke to Dean Heathfield, Commercial Director of Talon, about how Talon’s Snappit products help give these jobs a professional finish. All too often, you install the perfect radiator, a seamless fit to the room and décor, but […]

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Low-noise pipes are essential for peaceful home working

Steve Skeldon from BPF Pipes Group, takes a look at how pipework can affect those working from home: The pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we work, with far more people now working from home and others splitting home and office bases. It seems the hybrid working model is here to stay, confirmed by the […]

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REHAU reduces heat losses on PP-R district heating pipe

Polymer pipework manufacturer REHAU has reduced heat losses on its PP-R district heating pipe. The PP-R pipework’s lambda value has recently been improved to 0.023W/mK – a significant increase over the previous polyurethane foam used. This market-leading new figure puts it at the forefront of large diameter district heating pipe performance for PP-R pipes. Over […]

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Condensate Pro calls on heat pump installers to insulate external pipework

Condensate Pro is reminding heat pump installers to make sure the external pipework associated with air source heat pumps is sufficiently and professionally insulated. The company, which is passionate about not only protecting heating systems and eliminating callbacks for installers and heating manufacturers but also making sure the heat pump and system is working to […]

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High rise fire safety prioritised with new pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety […]

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