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Worshipful Company of Plumbers and industry organisations to champion apprenticeships at InstallerSHOW

The Worshipful Company of Plumbers (WCoP) is working with a number of trade and professional bodies to focus on Apprenticeships for the Future at this year’s InstallerSHOW, which is set to take place at the NEC, Birmingham, between 21 and 23 June. Industry organisations working alongside the WCoP include: APHC, BESA, BPEC, City & Guilds, […]

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62% of people would pay more for a plumbing product that’s WRAS approved

50% of UK householders would trust a plumbing product bearing the WRAS (Water Regulations Approval Scheme) logo, according to new research released to mark the first anniversary of its launch. WRAS was officially launched in April 2021, having been separated from Water Regs UK in order to clarify the services offered by the business. Both […]

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The legal side of lead pipes – What installers need to know

It is widely accepted that the consumption of lead can have adverse effects on health if too much enters the body. In most cases, it’s small amounts of lead consumed over time that build up and result in ongoing health problems. John Thompson, CEO of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC), takes a look […]

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WRAS is now accredited by UKAS

WRAS (Water Regulations Approval Scheme) has been accredited by UKAS (The United Kingdom Accreditation Service). This accreditation provides WRAS’s customers with third party assurance that it is technically competent to approve products and materials in line with national and international standards and regulations. UKAS is the national accreditation body for the United Kingdom, appointed by […]

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Mikrofill launches new Velocity range of cold water boosters

Mikrofill has launched the new Velocity range of multi-pump cold water boosters. The Velocity cold water booster sets are fully WRAS approved (WRAS approval will be available in the near future) and feature stainless steel multistage pumps mounted on a Powder Coated steel base plate. The Velocity sets are controlled by our advanced variable speed […]

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