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Check valves and non-return valves

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

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.

”Don’t be douche about douches”

“With the increasing popularity of hand-showers in the UK, it is vital installers know the risks of fitting a personal hygiene device incorrectly and how to prevent backsyphonage,” according to Gareth Harris, manager of Water Industry Approved Plumbers’ Scheme.

NICEIC launches online CDM course

NICEIC has launched an online course to help contractors understand their responsibilities around CDM requirements. Whilst the course is aimed at electrical contractors, it will also provide other trades, such as gas engineers, an overview of their legal requirements

NICEIC offer a new qualification…

...giving installers the competence to complete a biomass installation correctly

Why using ‘WRAS approved products’ matters

Always look out for the logo as a sign of quality.

Spirotech announces 2018 deaeration training workshops

Sessions will be held in the West Midlands and Scotland

More people needed to skill up in smart meters

The government risks missing its ambitious target to roll out smart meters in 30 million homes and businesses because of a lack of investment in training engineers, ECTA Training warns.