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Alpha gives away boiler in fundraiser for eight year old boy with Meningitis

Alpha gives away boiler in fundraiser for eight year old boy with Meningitis

Alpha Heating Innovation has donated one of its most popular boilers as part of a money raising campaign for Kye Vincent – an eight-year-old boy who has had both his legs removed after he contracted meningococcal septicaemia caused by meningitis.  

 

Alpha installer Shaun Wilson of Weston Plumbing Heating Services has fitted the boiler free of charge, in support of Kye.

 

Green IQ: Helping Installers Build Business

Green IQ: Helping Installers Build Business

Steve Keeton, Marketing and Technologies Director at Vaillant, highlights the strategic thinking behind the company’s Green iQ mark – an industry-first label that distinguishes well-engineered, energy efficient products of outstanding quality, which are also sustainable and networked for the future.

In order to maximise business opportunities, today’s heating installers aim to consistently deliver customer satisfaction courtesy of reliable, flexible and high performing heating solutions.

As product technology advances and consumer habits change, installers can maintain customer loyalty by providing access to the very latest innovative heating solutions that reflect and support how people are living their lives today.

Green IQ: Helping Installers Build Business

Green IQ: Helping Installers Build Business

Steve Keeton, Marketing and Technologies Director at Vaillant, highlights the strategic thinking behind the company’s Green iQ mark – an industry-first label that distinguishes well-engineered, energy efficient products of outstanding quality, which are also sustainable and networked for the future.

In order to maximise business opportunities, today’s heating installers aim to consistently deliver customer satisfaction courtesy of reliable, flexible and high performing heating solutions.

As product technology advances and consumer habits change, installers can maintain customer loyalty by providing access to the very latest innovative heating solutions that reflect and support how people are living their lives today.

F & P, Primaflow & Connections announces extended warranty for boilers

F & P, Primaflow & Connections announces extended warranty for boilers

F & P, Primaflow & Connections, a leading UK distributor of plumbing, heating and bathroom materials, has announced a warranty extension on its exclusive Procombi Essential boiler.

Customers will now benefit from an additional 12 month guarantee on all Procombi Essential boilers through the Club Energy loyalty programme, increasing the warranty to three years, with the option to extend to 6 years where required.

The cost-effective Procombi Essential boiler is produced by Glow-worm and was launched following a new F & P partnership with the boiler manufacturer. The new boiler boasts an improved design and is rated A under the Energy related Products (ErP) directive, says Shane Knight, Category Director Heating at F & P.

Research finds students waste more than two bathfuls of water a day

With many freshers starting university this autumn, a national drainage specialist is cautioning new students to watch their water usage to avoid falling into wasteful habits.  

In a study of 18-24 year olds commissioned by Lanes Group, it was found that of those who are currently attending university or college, the average student needlessly uses 180 litres of water a day - that’s the equivalent of more than two baths of water.

Returnable packaging company PPS are making waves with their new sustainable wash system

Returnable packaging company PPS are making waves with their new sustainable wash system

A UK based plastic packaging specialist has teamed up with a global well established industrial wash machine supplier to bring the latest technology to the packing industry.

PPS, a plastic pacing specialist, have been known in the industry for over a decade to provide returnable packaging solutions such as crates and pallets. This year they teamed with UK based Industrial Wash Machines (IWM) to create an innovative new wash machine for their re-useable pallets.

IWM operate from their centrally located office and production facilities in the UK. They worked with PPS, located in the east of the UK and the midlands, to create a bespoke bulk bin washing service machine. One of a kind in the UK.

Flomate iBoost - The ultimate solution to low water pressure and flow

INTRODUCING THE NEW iBOOST

Poor water pressure and limited flow rates can be a real problem for many households. In a larger property with multiple bathrooms and en-suites, these issues frequently result in poor performing showers at key times of day and can make showering a miserable event rather than the invigorating experience that it should be!

Flomate iBoost - The ultimate solution to low water pressure and flow

INTRODUCING THE NEW iBOOST

Poor water pressure and limited flow rates can be a real problem for many households. In a larger property with multiple bathrooms and en-suites, these issues frequently result in poor performing showers at key times of day and can make showering a miserable event rather than the invigorating experience that it should be!

Installers can make savings on Christmas shopping with APHCoffers4u

Popular member discount scheme APHCoffers4u, a unique membership benefit from the Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors, could help installers to make significant savings on their Christmas shopping this winter season. With unmissable discounts to be had across a wide range of areas, from fashion and children’s toys to supermarket groceries, this unique scheme offers APHC members the opportunity to cut costs on everything from stocking fillers to the all-important Christmas dinner.

 

InSinkErator® unveils sleek satin black steaming hot water tap

InSinkErator® unveils sleek satin black steaming hot water tap

InSinkErator®, a major player in the steaming hot water tap market, has unveiled a sleek new finish to add to their popular range of 3N1 steaming hot water taps with filtered steaming hot, hot and cold water. The Satin Black finish of the 3N1 complements a number of consumer styles and décor ideas, making a statement as part of a modern monochrome kitchen, or adding a contemporary accent to oak or wooden worktops.  Black is already seen as a ‘safe’ colour choice for clothing and is now becoming increasingly popular in interior design, with a growing number of new appliances finished in the bold statement shade.