Scalding and burns data shows ongoing risk

Scalding injuries caused by heating appliances, radiators and pipes continue to pose a serious issue for the young and elderly

Baxi hires new sales and specification director – commercial

Baxi has hired Rob Erwood as sales and specification director of its commercial solutions division

Green Homes Grant offers “limited opportunity” for installers, says APHC

A new Green Homes Grant scheme offers little to most heating and plumbing engineers, according to a leading trade association.

HPA backs consultation on low carbon heat

The Heat Pump Industry has welcomed a government consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, published yesterday.

Viessmann develops ventilators and mobile units

Viessmann has converted part of its production facilities in Germany to manufacture its own ventilators, mobile intensive care units, respiratory protective face masks and hand sanitiser.

Irish government urged to delay carbon tax increase

The trade association for the liquid fuels sector in Ireland, The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA), has lobbied the Irish government to consider a delay to next month’s planned €6 increase of carbon tax on heating oil.

Baxi adapts to face coronavirus crisis

Baxi has revealed the steps it has taken to protect its workforce and continue to provide support for customers and installers throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

Viewpoint: Consider more than carbon intensity

Martyn Bridges from Worcester Bosch digests a latest report calling for the end of gas-fired boilers.

Plumber extends free services amid crisis

Plumber James Anderson has extended his not-for-profit services to include low income and single parent families.

Top tips on preventative maintenance during lockdown

Andy Green, technical director at Baxi Heating, has offered advice on how to protect the heating system through a building lockdown, avoiding the risk of legionella.