How installers can protect the public from scalds and burns

As cases of scalding in the UK continue to happen, prevention must be prioritised. Kevin Wellman, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), explores the legislation and the solutions available to protect users of heating and hot water systems from scalds and burns: Hospital admission figures show that scalds from tap […]

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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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CIPHE calls on Government to change legislation on TMVs and protect against scalding

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is renewing calls on the Government to change the legislation surrounding TMVs. According to the latest hospital admission statistics from NHS Digital, the most vulnerable in society continue to be at a grave risk from household scalds and burns. Admission figures show that scalds from tap […]

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Why periodic checks on TMVs are important to keep systems safe and operational

Conscientious installers will protect customers by installing a TMV to prevent scalding and adhere to Building Regulation Part G3. However, there is still a duty of care following installation, and Shaun Burrows – Senior Technical Support Engineer for Pegler Yorkshire – explains the frequency of checks and their importance. Building Regulations Part G3 sets out […]

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The importance of installing TMVs

Installer magazine held a live Twitter Q&A with Inta, about the importance of installing TMVs. Catch up on the action here:

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