New touch controller from LG

LG has launched a new controller for its commercial air conditioning and heating products.

BoilerMag's industrial boiler filter enhanced with automatic air vent

BoilerMag has enhanced its BoilerMag XT industrial boiler filter to include an automatic air vent, which will greatly reduce the potentially damaging effects of air accumulating in a heating system.

Tough Mudder uses Bosch Professional Power Tools for course construction

Throughout the 2016 Tough Mudder UK season, over 120,000 men and women will line up at events to climb, swing, crawl, cling and clamber over and through each one of up to 25 obstacles together.

‘Hans On’ day in London 2016

Teambuilding and customer Intimacy come together at Hansgrohe UK

Updating your water supply system can save you money - advise Aquatech Pressmain

By installing new up to date equipment you can increase efficiency, have an improved system and save money.

New range of MCS approved thermodynamic solar assisted heat pumps – The Big Magic Thermodynamic Box

Award winning company the Magic Thermodynamic Box company is making history as  the first and only British company to have MCS approved Thermodynamic products, claims the company.

Monier launches self-welding HVAC pipe wrap

Launched at UK Construction Expo, WRAPTEC® from Monier Roofing Components is a universal cladding and jacketing material used to weatherproof HVAC pipes, ducting and all types of insulation. 

ATAG Commercial releases new product literature

ATAG Commercial has launched a new collection of brochures for its highly efficient range of gas condensing boilers. 

Milo to the rescue

The successful introduction of Marflow Hydronics’ knowledgeable superhero ‘Milo’ has caused quite a stir.

The new Aqualisa Midas: Excellence in the detail

Aqualisa’s classic Midas bar valve has been de-constructed and re-engineered, improving every detail to offer a premium, value for money range aimed at the family market.

Tough boots for hard work

Feet are your foundation day in - day out, and when you’re working in demanding environments you need to invest in a tough, durable boot that will keep you safe in all conditions.

St James’ Church, Birkdale gets the Smith’s touch!

The heating system in the church was very old-fashioned and the boiler room was located outside in a separate building which was overrun with dust and dirt. 

Boilermag Commercial and Industrial Heating System Filters Now Available from Pipe Center

BoilerMag XL commercial filters and XT industrial filters are now available to buy from Pipe Center. With specialist knowledge of larger heating systems, its unique position in the commercial and industrial heating sector makes Pipe Center the perfect partner for BoilerMag

Scruffs summer Protection

British summer time is in full swing, so when the heat is on, make sure you keep your cool and stay comfortable whatever the weather with the Scruffs’ Pro Active Zip Polo.

IBD Distribution appointed as Daikin UK Specialist Renewable Distributor

IBD Distribution has been appointed as a Daikin UK Specialist Renewable Distributor. In its new role the company will be providing its full range of products, Total MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) services and Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) expertise to plumbers merchants' customers and non-MCS accredited installers as well as to regional housebuilders.

Blåkläder teams up with Impra-Gas

Winner of the latest series of The Apprentice, Joseph Valente, has signed a deal with Blåkläder to provide all the workwear for his team of quality plumbing engineers at plumbing business Impra-Gas.

New 12mm fitting for Geberit Mapress Copper

Geberit Mapress Copper is now available with a 12mm fitting size, giving installers a tool to overcome issues of fitting copper piping in retrofit projects where hot works is not allowed, such as in listed buildings.

Myson releases Electric Underfloor Heating installation video

A new electric underfloor heating video from Myson UK has been released online to help installers to extend their product and service offering without the need to attend a training course. 

Limescale prevention extended to a lifetime

Advantay are providing an extended lifetime warranty option for the WRAS approved limescale prevention product MiniDUE.

Add Some Spring To Your Step

Spending hours on your feet day after day is the reality for every professional, and the last thing you want is to feel weighed down by heavy footwear.

Jackoboard awarded BBA Certificate for total system

TileBacker Limited is delighted to announce the award of a BBA (British Board of Agrement) Certificate for Jackoboard products and systems. British owned TileBacker Limited is the sole distributor of German manufactured Jackoboard products in the UK and Eire.

Insite Energy appointed at former Olympic Village energy centre scheme

District heating specialist to meter and monitor heat network performance at the Chobham Farm development of registered housing provider East Thames

Fusing Efficient Ventilation

Effective, compliant ventilation of multi-occupancy rooms is simplified with an innovative concept from Gilberts of Blackpool.

Potterton Commercial kicks off UEFA Euro 2016

Potterton Commercial has teamed up with Pipe Center to offer football fans the chance to celebrate this year’s UEFA European Championship by getting their hands on free official football shirts for their preferred team.

New solar thermal panels end stagnation with unique, automated ‘temperature shutdown’ coating

World’s first “switching” absorber layer coating on the new Vitosol 200-FM solar thermal collector deflects heat when needed, preventing stagnation

With the help of Fernox, Leeds heating engineer is all Hart

Heating engineer Allen Hart lent his professional expertise to a series of installation and maintenance projects in and around Leeds in 2015 but, instead of earning money for the jobs, he donated the funds to the children’s cancer charity Candlelighters.

South Lanarkshire College goes low-carbon with NIBE

A newly opened, zero-energy teaching block at South Lanarkshire College in Scotland has been fitted with a ground source heat pump system from NIBE – helping it become the first building in the UK to achieve a BREEAM sustainability rating of ‘outstanding’.

Common Denominator

Redesigned to meet the needs of specifiers, installers and homeowners, Hitachi has launched its expanded Yutaki air source heat pump product range.

New British made RayTemp 2 non-contact thermometer

The RayTemp 2 is the first in a new series of non-contact infrared thermometers designed and manufactured here in the UK by ETI. ETI’s Managing Director Peter Webb commented “the development of infrared thermometer technology is an exciting breakthrough for ETI and we now have the capability to manufacture high accuracy non-contact infrared thermometers here in our UK factory, it has been a long time coming but it is now a reality”.

Latest Pegler Yorkshire Award Win Recognises Long Term Commitment To Quality

Pegler Yorkshire, a leading global plumbing and heating manufacturer, has added the latest to its long line of awards as it received recognition for being one of only two companies in the world to have held the BSI Kitemark™ for over 70 years, in addition to being the first UK business to receive the much coveted recognition.

Double Delight For Gledhill

Gledhill, the cylinder specialist, is celebrating a double accomplishment after successfully passing two audits carried out by independent certification company, NAPIT.

College students learn benefits of gas fires

Valor has teamed up with Brockenhurst College in Hampshire as part of an ongoing initiative to promote the benefits of gas fires to tomorrow’s gas installers.

City Plumbing Supplies improves support to customers through new website

National merchant City Plumbing Supplies has launched a brand new website to provide installers with everything they need at their fingertips.

Be Ready For Anything With Scruffs’ Pro Softshell Jacket

Designed for technical performance on the job, the Scruffs Pro Softshell Jacket includes a water-resistant bonded fleece softshell fabric, multiple pockets for storage, and reflective ‘stay safe’ detailing.

For professionals looking for ultimate performance, the jacket is breathable fabric, and has a soft fleece inner lining for comfort in all weather conditions.

Scruffs supports apprenticeship awards

Scruffs Workwear has kicked off its partnership with West Nottinghamshire College to sponsor a ‘student of the year’ award across each of its seven trade courses.

Airflow website gets a revamp

Ventilation manufacturer Airflow Developments has launched a redesigned, mobile responsive website, which can now be easily navigated via all smart phones, tablets and PC’s.

Be Ready For Anything With Scruffs’ Pro Softshell Jacket

Designed for technical performance on the job, the Scruffs Pro Softshell Jacket includes a water-resistant bonded fleece softshell fabric, multiple pockets for storage, and reflective ‘stay safe’ detailing.

For professionals looking for ultimate performance, the jacket is breathable fabric, and has a soft fleece inner lining for comfort in all weather conditions.


Essential Bathrooms’ ranges are renowned for offering high quality bathrooms with superb styling and at prices which allow retailers to compete against the DIY multiples and the internet

Strike a Pose with Carl Kammerling’s Blue Steel

Strutting its stuff in product innovation, C.K tools is reinvigorating the market with its C.K Blue Steel Impact Bits, designed to meet growing demand for impact drills.

Long-Lasting Solutions From Fernox

In a recent boiler installation at a 3-bedroom property in Waterlooville, Kingston Plumbing & Heating turned to a combination of Fernox Cleaner F3, Fernox Protector F1 and the TF1 Compact Filter to pre-commission effectively a customer’s central heating system.

Xylem’s new Waterdrop loyalty programme provides once-in-a-lifetime experience

According to, an estimated 842,000 people globally die every year of diseases caused by inadequate sanitation and drinking water – approximately 2,300 people per day.

'Time for change' at Salamander roadshow

UK shower pump manufacturer Salamander Pumps is taking its latest products on a tour of merchant branches around the country, following the success of a similar roadshow last year.

Plumb and Parts Center tours UK with Trade Talk

Plumb and Parts Center has announced the dates and locations for its latest series of events for the trade.

Kingspan Titan continues advances in Premium Oil Tank Sector

Kingspan Titan, the global leader in Energy Storage Solutions, has just unveiled the very latest concept in slimline oil tanks.

Miller Installations finds Smith’s EcoPowerad® solves air source heat pump challenge!

Miller Installations, Norfolk, has found the perfect heat emitter for solid wall homes using air source heat pumps: the EcoPowerad® fan convector from Smith’s.

The Apprentice Winner 2015, Joseph Valente, adopts BigChange technology to spring board growth

Leeds, England, 10 February 2016 - The Apprentice winner 2015, Joseph Valente, has selected BigChange’s JobWatch platform to accelerate the growth of Impra-Gas, the plumbing business he owns 50:50 with Lord Sugar.

OFTEC launches new website

OFTEC has launched a new website, which it says will make it easier for technicians to sign up to its competent person registration scheme.

Free remote control with Vitodens 100-W and 050-W boilers until end of March

Special offer gives Viessmann customers precise comfort-control and lower running costs

Five stars for new heating system at Marriott Hotel

Leading global lodging company Marriot International selected Strebel to provide a reliable and more efficient heating and hot water solution for its Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club located in the West Midlands.

Genuine Salamander Pumps spares and accessories available online

Salamander Pumps is now offering a range of genuine spare parts and accessories for some of its pumps through its own website and approved online stockists in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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