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Plumbase is inviting heating and plumbing professionals to some of the country’s most iconic sports stadiums.

Plumbase hits the road with Super8

Plumbase is kicking off the second half of its Super8 events in September, inviting heating and plumbing professionals to some of the country’s most iconic sports stadiums. Attendees will hear about the latest in supplier innovation, while also ... 
 2 Aug 2019

LFB attend central heating related fire weekly

An estimated 336,000 households in London are at risk from potentially dangerous boilers, as London Fire Brigade attends a central heating related fire almost every week.... 
 25 Jul 2019

OpenTherm launches awareness campaign in UK

The idea for a single, common standard for communication in the domestic heating sector between heating controls and central heating appliances has been mooted for many years and indeed has been growing in popularity across Europe, but has only ... 
 25 Jul 2019
Mathew Longford, head of sales and operations at Plumbase.

Plumbase appoints new head of sales and operations

National plumbers’ merchant, Plumbase, has reinforced its sales team with the appointment of Matthew Longford.... 
 17 Jul 2019
Left to right: Jamie Cousins, Dame Fiona Woolf, Lucy Mawer and Kevin Wellman.

Master Plumbers recognised on World Plumbing Day

On March 11 – World Plumbing Day – two members of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) received Master Plumber Certificates.... 
 4 Apr 2019
Chris Tranter.

Bristan tells plumbers to think thermostatic

Chris Tranter, senior product manager at Bristan, has reminded plumbers to choose thermostatic when selecting products for domestic environments.... 
 22 Feb 2019
Callum Megarry, apprentice at WPJ Heating and Worcester Bosch Apprentice of the Year 2018.

Worcester Bosch names Apprentice of the Year winner

Callum Megarry, apprentice at West London-based WPJ Heating, has won the title of Worcester Bosch’s 2018 Apprentice of the Year.... 
 22 Aug 2018

IPG members celebrate double-digit growth

IPG members across the country have recently celebrated a combined annual turnover in excess of £400 million, and double-digit year-on-year growth since June 2017.... 
 22 Aug 2018
The Heatrae Sadia Megaflo commercial cylinder.

Wolseley UK lends hand to Band of Builders movement

Wolseley UK has donated a Heatrae Sadia commercial cylinder to Band of Builders, an organisation recognised for its support of tradespeople and families in need across the UK.... 
 18 Jul 2018
John Felgate has been appointed chairman of the DHPA.

Stiebel Eltron director made chairman of DHPA

John Felgate, head of technical at leading heating products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK, has been appointed as chairman of the Domestic Heat Pump Association (DHPA).... 
 25 Jun 2018

APHC seeks government clarification on Boiler Plus opt-out

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) has written to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) seeking a response to consumers having the ability to opt-out of the recently introduced changes to Part L of the ... 
 12 Jun 2018

Worcester Bosch welcomes EPBD revision

The addition of mandatory individual room temperature controls to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is a welcome validation of best practice for the plumbing and heating industry, according to an industry spokesperson.... 
 5 Jun 2018
Outside the new Gasbits store.

Gasbits opens new branch

Bournemouth-based plumbing, heating and bathroom specialist, Gasbits, has expanded its reach with the opening of a new store on New Milton's Gore Road.... 
 29 May 2018

Tincknell Heating awarded Trusted Trader of the Year

This year’s ‘Trusted Trader of the Year’ accolade has been awarded to Tincknell Heating at the twelfth annual Which? Awards.... 
 29 May 2018
Logic4training has raised concerns regarding the practical implementation of Boiler Plus legislation.

Over half of installers in the dark about Boiler Plus

According to a new survey by Logic4training, 57 per cent of installers have little or no knowledge of the Boiler Plus legislation and how it will affect them.... 
 21 May 2018

Double win for Apprentice star's ImpraGas

The Apprentice winner Joseph Valente's company, ImpraGas, has won Boiler and Heating Installer and Contractor of the Year at the Energy Efficiency Awards 2018.... 
 4 May 2018
OFTEC chief executive Paul Rose.

OFTEC blasts new ECO3 proposals

OFTEC has expressed major concerns that government proposals to exclude oil boilers from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme would unfairly discriminate against rural households and lead to even higher levels of fuel poverty.... 
 23 Apr 2018
Put your skills to use in a voluntary role with the CIPHE.

CIPHE to celebrate Volunteers’ Week

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is once again joining organisations across the country to celebrate Volunteers’ Week 2018.... 
 23 Apr 2018
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