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Check valves and non-return valves

The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) point out the main differences

Alpha Heating kits out college course

Walsall College has created a new plumbing and heating provision for adult and apprenticeship programmes, with Alpha Heating Innovation’s boilers taking pride of place.

Upgrading a heating system – part two

HPM technical expert John Love continues his mini-series of articles on the circumstances for changing to a sealed heating system

Upgrading a heating system – part one

HPM technical expert John Love discusses the role of system cleansing while upgrading existing heating systems

HHIC launches TRV guide for consumers

To help consumers understand the benefits of installing TRVs and the technology they use to achieve energy efficiency, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council, HHIC, has created a ‘Consumer Guide to Thermostatic Radiator Valves’

The dangers of lead solder

Where the illegal use of lead based solder is found by water suppliers who enforce the Water Fittings Regulations, they will require the installation to be cleared of all joints containing lead solder at the installer's cost.

APHC offering 100 training rewards this year

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors has announced it will give away 100 training rewards worth £150 in 2020

Gas App UK now free after Wolseley sponsorship deal

Wolseley said it has enabled all registered Gas Safe engineers to use Gas App free of charge as part of a new sponsorship package

HHIC responds to Building Regs consultation

A review of Building Regulations has been described as “well overdue” by the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council, HHIC, as it responded to The Future Homes Standard 2019 Consultation on changes to Part L, conservation of fuel and power, and Part F, ventilation.

APHC & Travis Perkins plan regional workshops

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) has teamed-up with Travis Perkins to schedule a series of free workshops across England and Wales.