Detectasmoke works around banned solvent with new formula

Detectasmoke, created and manufactured by Gas Safe Europe, has developed an alternative to the soon to be banned solvent 134A, which will continue to be supplied in aerosol form.

FireAngel launches its first battery-powered natural gas detector

FireAngel has launched what it claims is the UK’s first and only battery-powered natural gas detector.

Bristan comments on recent kitchen installation research

According to a recent poll, 23% of kitchen fitters say the biggest problem they face is fitting products to tiled surfaces, with 19% saying damaged goods, through water damage or transport, is one of the job’s most frustrating aspects.

Baxi extends 400 range with LPG combi

Following the successful launch of the Baxi 200 and 400 Combi and Heat ranges, Baxi is extending its offering to include a dedicated combi LPG option, to enable homes in off-grid areas to enjoy the benefits of a high efficiency boiler.

Dickies launches new footwear

Dickies is launching two new footwear lines, offering greater flexibility than ever before and using its latest outsole designs.

Salamander Pump models achieve quiet mark status

Salamander Pumps has announced it has now achieved the coveted Quiet Mark status for the majority of its range of shower and whole house pumps, as part of its long term commitment to noise reduction.

Tech to help prevent scalding showers

The NHS sees more than 300 people* a year admitted to their specialist burns service for severe scalds from hot water in their shower, bath or sink. More than two thirds of these are children.

OK Google, Lyric T6 just got smarter

As demand for digital assistants in the home continues to increase, Honeywell has added Google Home to its list of compatible smart home systems.

Honeywell’s Lyric smart home range now includes security camera

According to independent market research, awareness around the smart home has grown by 28% since 2015, suggesting that UK householders are increasingly interested in the lifestyle benefits that connected appliances offer.

Baxi gives works installers the key to even more rewards

After a successful campaign in 2016, Baxi is running its winter Works promotion for the second year in a row, with even more rewards ready for the taking.

ACO launches dedicated wetroom products to meet growing demand

Domestic wetroom installations have been on the rise over the last 10 years and the trend shows no sign of abating. ACO Water Management’s Building and Landscaping division has expanded its product portfolio to include a dedicated range of wetroom channels and gullies.

Combat legionella with effective water disinfection

Effective water disinfection is very important in all buildings, both for general sanitation standards and to help protect against Legionnaire's disease. The correct application of chlorine dioxide is vital in providing clean water to a variety of potentially susceptible applications including hotels, sports and leisure facilities and hospitals.

Sentinel urges installers to “Think Dirty”

It’s not every day that heating and plumbing engineers are encouraged to ‘think dirty’ on the job, but that’s exactly what Sentinel is doing with the launch of one of its biggest campaigns yet.

Wickes launches new TradePro loyalty programme

Wickes has launched a new loyalty programme exclusively for trade customers – called Wickes TradePro – offering 10% off purchases in-store or online throughout the year, with no minimum spend.

Pegler Yorkshire extends its tooling range

Pegler Yorkshire has expanded its range of press fitting tools to meet the demands of the marketplace.

Grant UK adds new boiler house models

In September this year, Grant UK will introduce new boiler house models into the Vortex oil boiler range, increasing the number of heating outputs on offer. With a distinctive new colour, these boilers are set to be attention grabbing in more than one way.

Viessmann launches Vitocrossal 100

Viessmann has introduced a new compact commercial boiler, the Vitocrossal 100, specifically designed for buildings such as offices and schools where plant-room space may be limited.

Saniflo’s air conditioning pump range

After Britain’s hottest June in 40 years, the heat is on to keep the nation cool. The sale of air conditioning units in the UK has been growing steadily the past few years, particularly in the commercial sector, and now more house builders include air conditioning as standard and a growing number of private households are turning to air conditioning to stay cool.

Redring launches new electric shower range

Redring has launched a new range of electric showers, offering the trade extended warranties, easy installation and competitive pricing.

Xylem updates ecocirc BASIC and PREMIUM Pumps

Xylem has updated its Lowara brand ecocirc BASIC and PREMIUM residential circulators.

Vokera announces arrival of Verve i50 system boiler

Heating manufacturer Vokèra has launched a new high power condensing system boiler, the Verve i50.

Get Smart with new thermostats

How does the SmartGeo technology in Warmup's smart thermostats work?

Sime launches new commercial boilers

Sime is launching three new commercial boilers to complement its existing Murelle, R and Estelle ranges.

Rinnai launches commercial boiler range

Rinnai has launched new products into the commercial gas-fired boiler marketplace with an initial introduction of three condensing models.

Worcester expands its Greenstar Rewards promotion

Worcester, Bosch Group has announced further expansions to its popular Greenstar Rewards promotion, adding some of its most widely-installed boilers to its scheme.

PipeSnug makes an immediate impact with the trade

The PipeSnug makes installing waste pipes easier and neater for plumbers, according to inventor Chris Burdett.

Dickies Workwear unveils new Pro range

Professional tradespeople are being encouraged to #DressLikeAPro in Dickies' new workwear range

Vokèra makes improvements to loyalty programme

Vokèra is continuing its commitment to helping and supporting installers by making further improvements to its Affinity loyalty and reward programme. The updated platform now offers installers easier access, extra features and more rewards.

Reach for the Sky with new air conditioning range

Daikin UK has expanded its Bluevolution air conditioning portfolio with the launch of its R32-based, Sky Air A-series range.

Viessmann’s new Vitocrossal 100: a compact floor-standing commercial boiler

Viessmann is introducing a new compact commercial boiler, the Vitocrossal 100, for buildings such as offices and schools where plant room space is limited.

Rinnai sees increase in demand for training

Rinnai has seen an upswing in demand for its training as specifiers and engineers have rescognised the energy saving benefits of the A-rated Rinnai Infinity range.

Honeywell introduces new water leak detector

A new connected home solution alerts homeowners of water damage

ESSE hosts free flueless gas training event

ESSE is hosting a free flueless gas training day for Gas Safe-registered engineers in Barnoldswick on 14 June.

Vent-Axia celebrates Noise Action Week

Vent-Axia is celebrating Noise Action Week (22 to 27 May) with the announcement that its Lo-Carbon Svara bathroom fan has been awarded the Quiet Mark by the Noise Abatement Society (NAS).

Redring to launch three-year warranty on new showers

Following in-depth focus groups with installers, Redring has announced a new three-year warranty package on a host of new showers to be launched later this year

Salamander launches new Right Pump range

Salamander launched its new Right Pump label range at PHEX+ on 17 May, after re-engineering its centrifugal range of shower, bathroom and whole-house pumps.

Gledhill heats up with new cylinder range

Gledhill has revamped its range of StainlessLite hot water cylinders to launch a new collection.

Rinnai system thinking for gyms

Rinnai recently supplied a growing high street gym estate with a custom-built ‘gym pack’ that includes everything from design to delivery of a complete hot water system in one ‘pack’ delivered direct to site.

Andrea Leadsom MP visits Johnson & Starley

Andrea Leadsom, MP for South Northamptonshire and Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, was a VIP visitor to the headquarters of Johnson & Starley on 24 March, 2017. 

Baxi launches dedicated NEST training

Boiler manufacturer Baxi is giving installers the inside track on how to fit the latest intelligent heating controls.

Find a zombie and be a winner

There's a new breed of 'zombie' making itself known in the heating industry - and gas fires manufacturer Valor is looking for help in hunting them down.

Geberit training announced for installers

New dates for free installer training on the latest piping systems and sanitary systems have been announced by Geberit

Small but mighty: Alpha's new domestic boiler

Alpha Heating Innovation has announced the launch of its new E-Tec combi boiler - the smallest model within Alpha's domestic range. 

Pegler receives BSI Kitemark standard for push-fit fittings

Pegler Yorkshire has achieved the prestigious BSI Kitemark across its range of push-fit fittings, making it the first manufacturer to do so.

Summer ready with Scruffs

Beat the heat - get all-day freshness with the Scruffs Pro Active Polo. This lightweight polo shirt uses a moisture management system that wicks away sweat to keep you cool, dry and comfortable during a hard day’s graft.

Tecserv rolls out 3 in 1 CRM, Tracking and Mobile App from BigChange

Fire and security specialist Tecserv UK has installed an all-in-one Vehicle Tracking solution from mobile workforce management specialist BigChange across its entire fleet of vans. 

Henkel Loctite launches YouTube channel

Henkel Loctite’s dedicated YouTube channel is now live and is regularly being updated with application videos, best practice, webinars and success stories.

Geberit introduces the complete Bathroom Collection

Geberit now offers complete bathrooms with the launch of a new collection of ceramics, furniture and mirrors.

Vokèra extends warranty for BeSMART

Vokèra has extended its warranty for anyone installing the BeSMART Wi-Fi enabled thermostat. Until the end of March, any installer who fits a Vision or Unica i boiler with BeSMART will receive a free 10-year warranty.

Double cashback deal for Megaflo installers

Heatrae Sadia is offering installers a double cashback deal by extending both its Mega Cash promotion and its G3 training cashback incentive until the end of June 2017.

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