Safer waste solutions available for high-rises, says Rehau

A supplier of polymer building services solutions is advising that contractors to consider fire safety regulations more closely alongside acoustic performance when specifying soil and waste drainage solutions for high-rise developments

Employer guidance for the festive season

John Thompson, CEO of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC), looks at whether employers are liable for any employee indiscretions over the festive period relating to drunk driving and inappropriate conduct at company events

CIPHE renews calls for compulsory thermostatic mixing valves

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has renewed calls for the government to change its legislation surrounding thermostatic mixing valves on the back of latest admissions data

Sime launches stainless steel flues for high-rises

Yorkshire-based boiler manufacturer Sime has developed a stainless steel gas boiler flue suitable for use in high-rise buildings

BMA supports National Burn Awareness Day

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association, BMA, is supporting National Burn Awareness Day by raising awareness about the numbers of people burned.

New standards, new beginnings?

Martyn Bridges, director of technical communication and product management at Worcester Bosch, shares his thoughts on two new changes to regulations and standards

Communicating smoke and CO alarm safety

Adrian Keats at Honeywell’s Home Safety business provides a selection of hard-hitting facts and figures to help installers communicate the importance of proper gas and fire safety to customers

HHIC launches gas safety label

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has launched a gas safety label to be placed on packaging by members of its boiler manufacturers group

Majority still look for CORGI registered engineers

According to new research 58% of consumers still think CORGI registration is a must-have when choosing a gas engineer

Intergas offers solution amid flue review

Intergas has commented on an amendment to Building Regulations making plastic boiler flues non-compliant in high-rise buildings