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Bonus Eventus goes the extra mile to keep Marathon House residents cool

Marathon House

Marathon House is a residential property with one hundred and five apartments, situated near Regents Park. The property is managed by HML Hawksworth on behalf of Marathon House Right to Manage (RTM) Company Limited. 

 

Each apartment is served by a heating, ventilation and cooling system based on a heat recovery system and fan coil units connected to central chillers. To ensure that residents’ homes are kept at a comfortable temperature all year round, it is important to carry out preventive maintenance at regular intervals.

 

WaterSafe - what’s in it for you?

Water

If you are a Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) member sitting on the fence about joining the WaterSafe scheme, you might be wondering what joining yet another accreditation body will do for your business and professional standing. You might be wondering how much it will cost, or the hoops you have to jump through to join. But what if we said that registration was free, will increase the profile of your business and will enhance your knowledge and expertise?

The Future of the Bathroom

bathroom future

Martin Walker, CEO of Methven UK, looks at the future of the bathroom industry and how new technologies and materials can offer benefits to installers and end users.

The article will look at how the industry has adapted to challenges over the last year and will look ahead to the challenges of the next 12 months, asking what technologies and materials will shape the bathroom industry in the future.

Jordan Woods is on track to make his first Million

Jordan Woods

Once Jobless, Plumbing & Electrical Technician Jordan Woods is on track to make his first Million by the end of the year thanks to a bit of help from BigChange

 

Leeds based businessman Jordan Woods now runs a thriving Property Maintenance business, but just six years ago his future didn’t look so bright. Jordan started as a Plumbing Apprentice at the age of 14, since regular schooling hadn’t worked out for him. He worked his way up to Operations Manager for a large maintenance and FM business.  Trouble struck in 2011 when he was made redundant by the firm along with many others. As a young father to a newborn baby boy, this couldn’t have happened at a worse time.

Salamander pump models achieve quiet mark status 

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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.

 

Quiet Mark is the eco-award programme run by the UK Noise Abatement Society, which ranks excellence in quiet product design, and is only awarded to products proven to be some of the quietest in their class. Recently featured on BBC Watchdog, Quiet Mark supports manufacturers in producing quiet appliances.

 

The news comes as several of Salamander’s pumps are also now officially rated the quietest available in the UK, according to stringent independent test results.

 

Wolseley helps out tool theft victim

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Wolseley’s Plumb Center has donated a replacement toolbox full of essential plumbing products to a young professional after he fell victim to van theft. The merchant has also pledged to continue to help out victims across the UK, as and when these incidents are reported.  

 

The Plymouth-based plumber lost upto £1,700 worth of tools and was almost forced to stop working after thieves raided his van last month. 

 

Wolseley branch staff spotted his story in a local newspaper and rallied round to source replacement tools from various suppliers including John Guest, Rothenberger and Milwaukee. The plumber was gifted the tools at his local Plymouth Plumb Center by branch manager Keith Whitley. 

iflo Launch New Website

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As of 8th August, iflo, part of the wider Travis Perkins Group, have launched their new website.

The website is designed to give both tradesmen and consumers at home a definitive online experience in regards to bespoke bathroom design. Through functional, inspiration-driven content, both audiences can discover the ins and outs of perfecting modern and traditional bathroom design within any space.

Everything you need to know about maintaining and cleaning your stainless steel equipment

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In this post, Cleveland Containers, offer some top tips and advice on cleaning stainless steel equipment in the electrical sector.

We work with steel on a daily basis, as we clean and reuse old steel shipping containers into many different weird and wonderful creations, from pop-up shops to garden sheds and everything in between. Essentially, we know a thing or two about keeping it looking its best. Hailed as the saviour of all materials, it’s highly regarded due to its resistance to corrosion, staining and reaction – something which sets this alloy apart from its counterparts.

The ‘On the Tools Awards’ shortlist is now live and voting is open to the public!

Tools Awards

‘On the Tools’ is now the largest online construction community in the UK with a Facebook following of more than 1.5 million. The annual ‘On the Tools’ awards are going to be here before we know it. We are delighted to have Jewson as our headline sponsor for the second year in a row. This year’s entries have now been shortlisted by our expert judges and many categories are now in the hands of the public vote. We want to ensure that your favourite brands and talented tradespeople are recognised for their input over the past twelve months.