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Percy the plumber

Property maintenance service company Country & Town has found its own way of tackling the threat of a skills shortage.

Green investment banking

The new UK Green Bank has received much cross-party support, despite election tensions, according to the European Future Energy Forum.

Alpha extends its Fernox heating promotion

Alpha Heating Innovation is extending its New Year promotion to give away the latest Fernox TF1 in-line filter with selected boilers.

Bulk buys

Independent plumbers' merchant Heating Plumbing Supplies has launched an online store supplying bulk quantities of popular fittings.

Crane covers all bases

Crane Fluid Systems has relaunched a range of DZR brass ball valves for water, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.

Silence is golden

Brewer has launched the Peacemaker, a noise-reducing mat placed on top of the terminal which eliminates noises associated with avian footfall.

For the long haul

Banico has redesigned its valves, which are now equipped with a pair of inlet and outlet ports.

Walney showroom

Designer radiator supplier, Walney UK, has opened a new showroom in Holywell Hill, St Albans.

Krom for higher

MHS Radiators has introduced a range of high-output aluminium towel rails to its portfolio.

Needn't return to Zehnder

Zehnder has launched a range of stainless steel products which the company says are affordable and stylish.

Kermi UK launch

Kermi has introduced the full range of Arbonia central heating column radiators to the UK market, providing heating solutions in all the key sectors.

Tubes of steel

Heatline has announced the launch of its tubular steel radiator range.

Trying to stay Seine

Myson offers a range of individually hand-crafted towel warmers and decorative radiators.

Zero a hero for heat

MHS Radiators has launched the Zero range of low-cost, lightweight aluminium radiators with contemporary styling and various heat outputs.

A work of art?

Aestus has added the Chagall radiator to its Hotech collection.

Latest radiator launch is Sofi's choice

Ultraheat has expanded its Premier range to include steel and stainless steel radiators.

Another hot model

Aestus has added a towel horse to its Centro line.

Creda's Proline-up

Creda's Proline II PL towel rail uses dry technology for rapid warm-up.

Belissima Lattimo

Dimplex has launched a range of towel rails made with its patented DryTech dry element technology.

Sensable solution

Cistermiser has launched what it calls a "solution to washroom water wastage".

Discreet drainage solution

Give inflexibility the boot

Goliath Footwear's new metatarsal protective boot is now made with D30 for flexibility and freedom of movement.

Central Saint Martins brings artistic touch to Mira Showers

Mira Showers has teamed up with BA graphic design graduates from London's Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design for a new design project.

Improved insulation for district heating

Rehau claims that its Rauthermex district heating pipe offers even greater insulation performance.

Solving a concealed problem

D-Line has created a "cost-effective and attractive solution" for hiding surface-mounted central heating and plumbing pipes.

Northern Ireland joins Gas Safe Register

Northern Ireland and Guernsey have joined the Gas Safe Register.

Construction industry faces HSE crackdown

HSE inspectors have launched an intensive inspection initiative aimed at stopping dangerous practices on building sites.

Air conditioning inspection lodging should be mandatory

CIBSE said it supports the department for Communities and Local Government proposal for the mandatory lodgement of air conditioning inspections.

Nu-Heat offers free renewable heating training

Nu-Heat has announced a new training offer for installers interested in renewable heating systems.

Tighter building regulations are on the way

New changes to UK Building Regulations Parts L, F and J will force new homes, shops and offices to become 25% more energy efficient.

Honeywell valves reduce water wastage

Honeywell has created a low-cost means to ensure immediate hot water and reduce water wastage.

Ridgeons launches management degree for staff

Ridgeons has launched a Foundation Degree in management for its staff.

Scottish merchants brought under one roof

Heating parts merchant Curzon is relocating its Edinburgh branch to join its sister brand, Graham, on a site in Craigentinny.

Trade can save with own brand valves

PTS has launched a range of lever ball valves and straight manual radiator valves.

VAT report "is an important step"

The Get Britain Building (GBB) campaign has thrown its weight behind a new report.

Installers can be Polysure of fittings

Polypipe has launched its Polysure range of fittings in response to the market's requirement for highly-permanent and tamper-proof fix products.

Buteline clamps down for self-builders

Self-builders can benefit from the speed, efficiency and ease of plumbing that using Buteline's clamping system provides.

Compact fans are now ultra quiet

Vent-Axia has launched the next generation of its ACM In-Line Mixed Flow Fans.

Why the rush towards heat recovery?

Colin Hone of Aereco questions the industry's rush towards heat recovery products.

Titon extends its compliant heat recovery ventilation product range

Titon has extended its range of SAP Appendix Q and EST Best Practice compliant whole-house heat recovery ventilation units.

Passive system has Coolphase intelligence

Monodraught has introduced Cool-phase, an intelligent passive cooling system that uses PCM technology to change room temperature.

Maintain comfortable indoor air quality with Polypipe Ventilation

Polypipe Ventilation's new Domus Fresh Air Supply Set has been designed to provide replacement air to maintain comfortable indoor air quality.

Economy 10 is "the efficient answer"

After being constantly reminded of the need to reduce our energy consumption, the message finally seems to be getting through.

Essential luxury for the Ideal Bathroom

Ideal Bathrooms has added seven contemporary models to its Essential Deluxe range.

An electric success as sales show growth

Heating specialist Heat Electric has announced an 18% increase in sales this year, despite the economic downturn.

Brassware range seals partnership for Croydex

Croydex has taken a step forward in its partnership with Danish brassware manufacturer Damixa with the launch of a new range.

Choose smarter energy, says Trianco

Trianco's Smarter Energy product range now includes the Greenflame wood pellet boiler.

A slow return to growth

Government and public sector funders are being urged to provide a sustained approach to public sector construction investment, as new figures from the Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast a slow return to growth for the sector.

Sundial control improves efficiency

Plug-in for individual storage heater control

Dimplex's range of electronic control solutions offer many ways to save energy.

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