PRODUCTS & SERVICES
ARMSTRONG’S NEW DOMESTIC
CIRCULATOR PUMPS NOW AVAILABLE
ARMSTRONG FLUID TECHNOLOGY
Armstrong Fluid Technology’s new product lines for domestic
and light commercial applications are now available and in
The new Armstrong product lines include high-quality, high-efficiency circulators
for heating systems and drinking water, as well as specialist circulators for solar
installations, and a broad range of condensate pumps for gas and oil-fired condensing
boilers. Included in the portfolio are Armstrong Optimo high-efficiency, electronicallycontrolled
pumps for heating systems, with optional LED displays.
The Armstrong Lift range of condensate pumps complement the current product
offerings, with a range of models to suit gas condensing boilers up to 300kW
and 400kW, in addition to the Lift NT25 model for oil condensing boilers with
neutralisation tanks. www.armstrongfluidtechnology.com
J TOMLINSON TAKES RHI INSTALLER OF THE YEAR AWARD
J Tomlinson is the top Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Installer of the Year across the
whole of the Midlands.
Last month, the firm was named as RHI Installer of the Year at the East Midlands Energy
Efficiency Awards 2019. Now the firm has also won the accolade of RHI Installer of the Year
at the West Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards 2019.
The awards, which took place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Coventry on Friday
12 April, celebrate best practice in the energy efficiency sector as it works to help
homeowners reduce their energy bills, tackle fuel poverty and decrease carbon
The RHI Installer of the Year title recognises fully-qualified RHI Installers and contractors
that provide excellent customer service and demonstrate a high standard of quality
workmanship, whilst making a significant impact within their local communities.
Maintenance, refurbishment and construction services partner, J Tomlinson, has delivered
over 70 renewable heat incentive installations during the past year alone, including both
air and ground source heat pump schemes. As well as helping many residents save
30-40% on their heating bills, these energy efficient heating solutions also benefit the
company’s clients by supporting them in meeting their carbon reduction targets.
M EGAFLO REWARDS PUTS INSTALLERS FIRST www.jtomlinson.co.uk
An installer-focussed loyalty-scheme from Heatrae Sadia is
championing hard working individuals in the heating industry.
Launched in 2017, Megaflo Rewards recognises the loyalty and
dedication of heating engineers who install Megaflo cylinders. The
scheme has been designed to provide ultimate functionality, with
quick and easy warranty registration and instant access to Megaflo resources such as
brochures, images and logos. Members receive priority next-day engineer call-outs from
Baxi Customer Support and immediate connection to the technical helpline.
Installers benefit from a wealth of assistance which can help them offer the highest level
of service to customers at the touch of a button. As a further advantage, the scheme
has the provision to provide free annual service alerts for two years on each cylinder
registered, which means one less thing to worry about for busy installers.
YORK HOSPITAL CHOOSES RINNAI HOT WATER
Clifton Park Hospital in York, advised by A J Gastech, has chosen Rinnai to
upgrade its hot water heating system to meet the increasing demand whilst
staying economically and environmentally efficient.
Clifton Park Hospital opened in 2006 has first-class medical facilities including
24 beds, two theatres, a day care unit, a large outpatient department with X-ray
facilities and on-site physiotherapy, including a small gym area. In 2018, the
hospital opened a new outpatient department with 11 consulting rooms, two
treatment rooms and x-ray facilities.
Clifton Park prides itself on offering exceptional care and service to all its
patients and currently has a 5 star rating on NHS Choices, 4 star rating on Google
and 4.7 rating on Facebook reviews. In the most recent survey - NHS Family &
Friend’s Test, 100% of inpatients and 98% of outpatients recommend the hospital.
The new water heating system features 3 Rinnai HDC 1200i plus a 500 litre
cylinder. A Rinnai HD50i looked after the hot water demand for 10 years, without
missing a beat, but due to expansion at the hospital a new bespoke system was
VIEGA EXTENDS ITS M EGAPRESS RANGE
Viega has extended its market-leading Megapress S range with press connections
for pipe sizes between 3/8 and 2-inch diameter. Part of the industry-first Megapress
range of press connections for thick-walled steel tube, Megapress S features an FKM
sealing element and has been engineered for high temperature applications up to
140°C and pressures up to 16 bar.
The cold press Megapress connections provide a safe,
clean, reliable and fast solution for connecting thick walled
steel tube with up to a 60% time saving compared with
welding. The Megapress S range, which includes options
for large diameter tube, now allows installers to use
press connection technology on tube from 3/8 inch up to 4
inches. On the larger sizes (2½ to 4 inches) the time saving
is up to 80% compared with welding. www.viega.co.uk
GRAHAM’S TRADE SAVER: TAKE TWO
GRAHAM PLUMBER’S MERCHANT
As part of its continual focus on consistent pricing,
Graham Plumber’s Merchant has launched its second
edition of Trade Saver – a quarterly brochure outlining
the fixed prices of the company’s most popular lines.
This issue covers Graham’s most popular bathroom
products, including showers, basins, taps and commercial sanitaryware ranges. Boilers,
smart heating controls, water treatment products and radiators are also covered in this
edition, along with towel warmers, TRVS, cylinders and water heaters.
Finally, Graham’s most sought after plumbing fittings are listed as well as copper press
fittings and various consumables and tools – including sealants, wipes, alarms and
analysers. More than 80 products featured in this Trade Saver issue have been reduced in
price, including products from Graham’s Always Available range.
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