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Flow launches Eco RF boiler in partnership with Intergas

Flow launches Eco RF boiler in partnershop with Intergas

UK energy supply, innovation and services company Flowgroup plc (Flow) has announced the launch of its Flow Eco RF boiler, one of the most reliable and efficient boilers currently available in the UK. The boiler comes with a raft of innovative features and can reduce bills by up to 15 percent.
The Flow Eco RF boiler is manufactured by Intergas, and will be sold via Flow’s Brand Ambassador (FBAs) network of installers located across the UK. The disruptive model removes wholesalers from the supply chain giving installers an increased margin and end customers better value. FBAs are the UK’s finest installers and heating engineers who have been hand-picked to join the Flow programme.

Entries now open for the KBBREVIEW Retail & Design Awards 2017

KBB Review Awards

Entries are now open for the most prestigious honours in the kitchen and bathroom industry, the 23rd annual kbbreview Retail & Design Awards.


For the first time ever, the kbbreview Retail & Design Conference and the kbbreview Retail & Design Awards will be joining together under the same roof.  The 2017 combined event will take place at the spiritual home of the kbbreview Retail & Design Awards, the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, on Monday 27th March 2017. The conference, which will run during the day, will provide attendees with valuable, in-depth insights into kitchen and bathroom retail and design trends and debate, plus an indispensable, full day networking opportunity.


Top business award for North East entrepreneur

John Savage, managing director of Flame Heating Spares, who founded the region’s fastest growing Heating and Plumbing merchant, has claimed a prestigious honour.

The up and coming North East entrepreneur was named the Institute of Directors (IoD) North East Young Director of the Year at the annual IoD Yorkshire & North East awards.


Mr Savage, 36, launched Flame Heating Spares with a single branch in Gateshead, in 2011 and the company now operates six branches across the North East and employees more than 20 people. He started his career as a warehousing apprentice for a national plumbing merchant before working his way up to become an area manager, prior to establishing Flame with his business partner and sales director, Gary Riseborough.

‘Mad about Metallics’ with Vogue (UK)

As summer soon starts to evade us and leaves turn to beautiful ombre shades of copper and gold, Vogue (UK) introduce its NEW Bright Nickel and Brushed Nickel finishes to its existing Metallic Finish Collection.


For use across its luxury portfolio of designer radiators and towel warmers, Vogue (UK) add a touch of on-trend glamour to any interior with the introduction of these new finishes. The Bright Nickel and Brushed Nickel Metallic Finishes have increased its Metallic Finish Collection from 16 to 18 colours.


Systemlink develops new smartphone-controlled boiler to help energy conservation

Red hot water from Red Hat app!

In response to increasing consumer interest in the Internet of Things (IoT), Systemlink, a Dublin-based manufacturer of heating systems, has teamed up with mSemicon, a developer of customised engineering hardware, and mobile application platform provider, Red Hat Mobile, to develop a domestic hot water system with additional sensors and relays, that can be controlled via a smartphone app.

Vaillant comes up trumps in employment report

Vaillant comes up trumps in employment report

Vaillant UK has emerged as the top commercial heating employer in the country, according to a recent report. 

The study, conducted by specialist recruiters Thornhvac, questioned sales engineers currently working in the industry about which manufacturers they perceived to be the best employers. Vaillant gained 23% of the vote to beat 29 other companies to the top spot, with one respondent even describing it as a “company that really cares for its employees and treats them as part of the family”. 

International HR expert comes to Kent

International HR David Bellis expert comes to Swale Heating, Kent


Appointment underpins Swale Heating’s drive to double in size

Kent based Swale Heating has appointed former Johnson Matthey director, David Bellis, as Head of HR to support its ambitious programme of growth and expansion. David, 56, brings to his new role more than three decades of experience implementing innovative global HR strategies across Europe, Asia, Africa and North and South America. During his time at Johnson Matthey, the chemicals and technology giant achieved an annual turnover of more than a billion pounds and employed more than 13,000 staff.