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HPM November 2015

4 News £1 solar rescue plan, beware of ‘copycat’ controls and landlords reminded of carbon monoxide alarm responsibilities 10 Industry watch HHIC’s Neil MacDonald discusses the correct course of action when dealing with gas issues 26 Special report John Guest asks ‘what does ‘Made in Britain’ really mean’? 44 Special report Saniflo UK explains just why condensing boilers are the best kids on the boiler block for Britain’s housing stock 61 Boilers: light commercial Baxi explains how installers can CONTENTS capitalise on the light commercial market, Vokera believes cascade boilers should hold no fear and EOGB highlights the importance of regular burner maintenance 83 Water heating, tanks and cylinders OSO Hotwater highlights the major issues affecting the water heating market and Heatrae Sadia offers some tips when choosing an unvented cylinder 91 Chimneys, flues and fireplaces AGA’s Little Wenlock is installed step-by-step, Stovax highlights the importance of educating people on fireside ambiance and Schiedel takes a close look at the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and how it affects both consumers and manufacturers @HPMMag November 2015 FRONT COVER Unity Business Press is part of Unity Media plc, publisher of 17 titles including Roofing, Cladding & Insulation and Glass & Glazing Products. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without the consent of the publisher. Direct input by Unity Media Plc. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the publishers do not accept liability for errors, printing or otherwise, appearing within this publication. The views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the editor or publisher. This publication includes a number of editorial photographs provided and paid for by suppliers. HPM is available free on a Controlled basis to readers’ who meet our strict terms. Maximum registration life is three years. Subscription Rates: UK - £50 (inc post); O/S - £60 (inc surface mail); O/S - £100 (Airmail); £9 copy. ABC audited. Average net circulation 30,442 for the 12 issues distributed from January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2014. Est: 1984. ISSN: 0265- 7899. Printed by William Gibbons & Sons Ltd. © 2015 Unity Business Press. Editor Tim Wood twood@unity-media.com 01732 748041 Assistant Editor/Online Editor Hannah James hjames@unity-media.com 01732 748042 Sales Director Andy Dunn adunn@unity-media.com 01732 748065 Advertisement Sales Manager Tim Davies tdavies@unity-media.com 01732 748069 Area Sales Manager Jacob Roxborough jroxborough@unity-media.com 01732 748071 Classified 01732 748070 Production Manager Jo Claydon-Smith jclaydon-smith@unitymedia. com 01732 748064 Reprographic Controller Marion Jenkins Circulation 01732 748084 Finance Director Helen Lawson City Heating Spares discusses how installers can respond to emergencies and meet tight timescales during the heating season. Turn to page 12 for details... 91 26 61 83 TO SUBSCRIBE CALL: 01732 748084 Unity Business Press, Becket House, Vestry Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 5EJ Tel: 01732 748000 AVAILABLE NOW FROM YOUR LOCAL MERCHANT CONCENTRATED WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS HEATING & PLUMBING MONTHLY NOVEMBER 2015 3 See page 4 FOR THE CARE, MAINTENANCE AND PROTECTION OF CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEMS SCALE & CORROSION INHIBITOR POWER FLUSHING CLEANSER BOILER NOISE SILENCER PRE-COMMISSION CLEANER enquiry number 301


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