Government urged to release clear energy framework

Switches to liquid petroleum gas (LPG) should be planned into the government’s decarbonisation plan, stressed the chief executive of Liquid Gas UK.

Nation to invest in homes as restrictions lift – research

Homeowners and renters have been using their unexpected time at home to reassess interiors and make a wish list of work that needs doing, according to new research from Checkatrade.

Business as usual for BLANCO

BLANCO UK has this week provided customers and suppliers with the assurance that it is fully operational despite the ongoing public health emergency.

Vaillant launches new industry support tools

Vaillant has partnered with TradeGaze.com, an online remote survey tool, to help installers quote customers without visiting a property by using photographs uploaded by the homeowner.

JT to reward Home Heroes

Shower tray manufacturer JT is celebrating local plumbers across the UK who are going above and beyond for their customers during lockdown.

Three more Master Plumbers recognised

Three more members of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) have become Master Plumber Certificate holders this year.

Off grid homeowners see price of energy drop

The trade association for the liquid fuels distribution industry, UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA), said off grid homeowners in the UK were seeing prices of heating oil drop by up to 27% since the same time last year.

Future support for low carbon heat welcomed

Mark Wilkins, head of training and external affairs at Vaillant, welcomes a BEIS consultation on future support for low carbon heat beyond the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), but questions whether some of the proposed measures could be implemented sooner.

Boiler Plan appoints sales and operations director

Boiler Plan has appointed a new sales and operations director to support the company’s future growth strategy.

Polypipe gives key workers a helping hand

Polypipe Building Products has donated half a tonne of polypropylene to students at Bradfield Technology College who have used the material to manufacture more than 12,000 visors for health care workers so far.