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Need to buy a new boiler? Use Heatable

Heatable’s a northern tech startup hoping to revolutionise the boiler buying process, and go to toe-to-toe with the heating industry's giants.
 

A northern tech startup has launched the UK’s first consumer focussed, price comparison website which is dedicated to the heating industry. It’s aiming to give quality, small to medium size installers an opportunity to promote their own transparent quotes, costs and deals on a platform where the large big budget corporations such as British Gas, are nowhere to be seen.

Triton – now installing showers in living rooms

Triton showers

Warwickshire based Triton Showers has invested an initial six figure sum into an update of the brand and development of a national advertising campaign, which is set to air in customers living rooms this autumn. The first shower company in the UK to embark upon activity of this scale, this bold move will see the market leading manufacturer launch a TV commercial on ITV, Channel 4 and Sky.

 

InSinkErator

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Consumers can gain maximum functionality in the kitchen by de-cluttering and sourcing the right appliance to meet their needs. InSinkErator has designed their products to complement all types of kitchens, offering convenience to the consumer by saving time, whilst enabling a clutter-free kitchen and living space.

InSinkErator

insinkerator

Consumers can gain maximum functionality in the kitchen by de-cluttering and sourcing the right appliance to meet their needs. InSinkErator has designed their products to complement all types of kitchens, offering convenience to the consumer by saving time, whilst enabling a clutter-free kitchen and living space.

View the latest new appliances by V-ZUG

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‘Hidden Depths’ with NEW Downdraft Extractor by V-ZUG

Innovators in the design and manufacture of high quality steam appliances, V-ZUG, introduce a brand new Downdraft Extractor Hood, available to UK retailers with immediate effect.

Defying all logic, V-ZUG’s new Downdraft Extractor Hood disappears when not in use to allow full retraction into any kitchen island or worktop to then materialise again when needed. Designed with a natural finesse, its slow automation and telescopic function creates essential ventilation in an open-plan kitchen scheme where discreet design is paramount.  

View the latest new appliances by V-ZUG

VZUGelec

‘Hidden Depths’ with NEW Downdraft Extractor by V-ZUG

Innovators in the design and manufacture of high quality steam appliances, V-ZUG, introduce a brand new Downdraft Extractor Hood, available to UK retailers with immediate effect.

Defying all logic, V-ZUG’s new Downdraft Extractor Hood disappears when not in use to allow full retraction into any kitchen island or worktop to then materialise again when needed. Designed with a natural finesse, its slow automation and telescopic function creates essential ventilation in an open-plan kitchen scheme where discreet design is paramount.  

HomeServe taps into talent of the future with its largest ever apprenticeship recruitment drive

HomeServe taps into talent of the future with its largest ever apprenticeship recruitment drive

Leading national home assistance provider to recruit 30 apprentices – ten new gas engineers and 20 new plumbing and drainage engineers as it grows its UK engineer network

Apprenticeship drive is the biggest in company’s history

One of the UK’s leading home assistance providers, HomeServe, is recruiting 30 new apprentices over the next six weeks – ten new gas engineers and 20 new plumbing and drainage engineers.

The Walsall-based company, named in the UK’s top three places to work by one of the world’s largest job sites Glassdoor earlier this year, is embarking on its biggest ever apprentice recruitment drive to support an increasing number of Customers based across the UK.

Revealed: The Trade Industry Is The UK's Healthiest Profession

-Trade workers revealed as the healthiest workforce in the UK-

-Tradespeople are active for 7 hours per day and burn 2,500 calories, on average-

 

TRADESPEOPLE are the healthiest workers in the UK, according to new research.

 

The survey of 2,014 UK adults by IronmongeryDirect revealed that those working in the trades such as, plumbing, construction, and electrical installation are the healthiest workers in the UK.

 

Due to the nature of their job, a tradesperson is active for up to 7 hours per day, burning up to 2,500 calories - more than any other type of worker.

 

Sentinel training packs a punch with plumbing and heating students

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Plumbing and heating apprentices studying towards National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are now benefiting from special online training and in-class training packs prepared by industry-leading water treatment specialist Sentinel. Since launching, Sentinel’s training resources have been snapped up by higher education institutions wanting to equip apprentices with skills in best practice water treatment. The work-based apprentices are finding that the materials – which are often used as revision aids for central heating exams – fit in well with other coursework during their day-release visits to college.

Sentinel training packs a punch with plumbing and heating students

college

Plumbing and heating apprentices studying towards National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are now benefiting from special online training and in-class training packs prepared by industry-leading water treatment specialist Sentinel. Since launching, Sentinel’s training resources have been snapped up by higher education institutions wanting to equip apprentices with skills in best practice water treatment. The work-based apprentices are finding that the materials – which are often used as revision aids for central heating exams – fit in well with other coursework during their day-release visits to college.