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Fernox introduces TF1 Omega Filter

Fernox introduces TF1 Omega Filter

SMALL, SMART, SIMPLE- ENGINEERED TO BE THE BEST

 

Fernox has released its first high performance, nickel-plated brass filter for the domestic heating market – the Fernox TF1 Omega Filter. Combining a powerful, Neodymium magnet with Hydronic Particle Separation (HPS) technology, the filter is able to capture market-leading levels of system debris to deliver the ultimate in system protection. The TF1 Omega Filter also offers flexibility, with the option of installing the device onto horizontal or vertical pipework in both flow directions, and with the choice between valves or a slip socket connection.

 

Get Smart: Thousands of well paid energy jobs being ignored

Get Smart: Thousands of well paid energy jobs being ignored

Despite Brexit fears thousands of jobs in the energy sector are still up for grabs.

Under a government initiative to ensure the UK becomes more energy efficient, around 53 million smart meters, which monitor both gas and electricity usage, are to be fitted in over 30 million homes and businesses in the UK by 2020.

 

The project needs around 11,000 qualified engineers to fit the meters but a significant skills gap in the sector has resulted in a shortfall, with leading trade course provider ECTA Training estimating that up to 6,500 smart meter engineer jobs are still available.

Keeping your customers safe from Legionella

Keeping your customers safe from Legionella

Plumbers have a duty to help their customers keep safe from Legionella, the famed waterborne bacteria responsible for illness and sometimes death. While not a big issue in the home, all water does potentially pose a risk and, for landlords in particular, taking steps to stop its spread is essential; beginning in how a water system is designed and installed, and ending in proper usage and maintenance. Steven Booth, Associate Director for Guardian Water Treatment, explains.

 

Corgi homeplan heats up industry with £6.4 million of summer work

Corgi homeplan heats up industry with £6.4 million of summer work

The summer months may be traditionally quiet for heating engineers - but CORGI HomePlan has revealed just how busy its network of 5,000 engineers has been.

The boiler and home emergency insurer has revealed that the value of servicing and breakdown jobs carried out by its engineer network from May to September was£6.4million*.

This is a vital boost to the thousands of independent businesses who make up the CORGI HomePlan network as they have guaranteed levels of work throughout the year.

 

CORGI HomePlan - founded in 2011 - is also keeping its engineers busier each year as more customers come on board, with the 2016 summer work levels 42 per cent higher than those in 2013.

The Vokèra trade vehicle is on the road again

The Vokèra trade vehicle is on the road again

The Vokèra Trade Vehicle (VTV) is back on the road and touring the length and breadth of Great Britain following an extensive refit. The vehicle, which has been with the company since 2011, has visited a vast number of merchants and events over the years and was in need of a face lift. The new design fits with Vokèra‘s updated branding and provides more space to display products, including an operational version of the Unica i combi boiler.   

 

Love the shower, love the price

Love the shower, love the price

Triton has introduced a brand new range of premium electric and thermostatic mixer showers, which has been developed to appeal to consumers seeking fashionable, well-designed products for their bathrooms at the right price.

The Affordable Style collection includes the advanced Amore electric model plus the innovative Eden and Kensey thermostatic mixers. Available with an array of accessories, installers can suggest truly bespoke solutions to clients.

For properties where electric is required, the elegantly formed, slimline Amore is sure to be popular. In three classic finishes, Gloss White, Brushed Steel effect and Gloss Black, there is a colourway to suit most schemes.

 

Love the shower, love the price

Love the shower, love the price

Triton has introduced a brand new range of premium electric and thermostatic mixer showers, which has been developed to appeal to consumers seeking fashionable, well-designed products for their bathrooms at the right price.

The Affordable Style collection includes the advanced Amore electric model plus the innovative Eden and Kensey thermostatic mixers. Available with an array of accessories, installers can suggest truly bespoke solutions to clients.

For properties where electric is required, the elegantly formed, slimline Amore is sure to be popular. In three classic finishes, Gloss White, Brushed Steel effect and Gloss Black, there is a colourway to suit most schemes.

 

Freezing For 30 Years

Freezing For 30 Years

Freeze Master have been freezing for 30 years.

Established in 1986 specifically to manufacture their own patented invention, Freeze Master introduced the UK Plumbing and Heating industry to Electric Pipe Freezing Machines.

 

Freeze Master transformed the Industry.

Plumbers were fed up with the hit and miss products and methods previously offered to them and found the Freeze Master method so revolutionary they would not go back. For 30 Years contractors have been using Freeze Master small domestic or larger industrial machines so that they can work more effectively and efficiently. Contractors prefer Freeze Master because they manufacture “Pipe Freezers You Can Trust”.

 

Methven Celebrates Award Win and a Move into Europe

Methven Celebrates Award Win and a Move into Europe
  • Aio Overhead wins at House Beautiful Awards
  • Products listed in Europe’s biggest  department store group
     

Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, is celebrating another award win and an increased presence in Europe.
 
The brand’s Aurajet® Aio Overhead Shower won gold in the Best Bathroom category at this year’s House Beautiful Awards.
 

Don't waste energy, get a hot tap from Insinkerator®

Don't waste energy, get a hot tap from Insinkerator®

Replacing the kettle with an instant steaming hot water tap from InSinkErator® will not only reduce water wastage in the home, but can also help reduce the rising cost of utility bills.
 
According to the Energy Saving Trust, 40 per cent of households boil the kettle at least four times a day, with 75 per cent admitting to boiling more water than they need1; accounting for a significant amount of water and energy wasted every year. Homeowners can save water, and time, with a steaming hot water tap from InSinkErator®.