Smart Home Revolution
Installers have a vital part to play in helping customers get to grips with the potential of smart technology, transforming their visions into reality.
Taking Safety Seriously. Landlords of private and social houses have a number of responsibilities to protect tenants against risks from gas, water, fire and carbon monoxide.
Changes to dividend taxation due to come into force in April will have significant implications for those trading through limited companies.
Ever wondered what replicant hunters listen to after a tough day pursuing Rutger Hauer across neo-noir dystopias? Named after Bladerunner’s jaded, possibly-not-quite-human-either cop, the Audeze Deckard is a top-spec amp, designed with high-end headphones in mind, for serious sit-down music appreciation.
This year at Installer 2016, delegates are invited to top up their van stock essentials in Plumb Center and Parts Center’s Trade Essentials Village, where suppliers will be offering huge discounts on an array of plumbing and electrical supplies.
Plumb Center has joined forces with JT and Bristan to become a partner in organising the 2016 UK plumber of the year competition.
Five members of staff from Wolseley UK have helped transport and logistics charity Transaid to raise more than £53,000 by cycling 330km through Wales and Ireland as part of the Celtic Challenge.
Putting customers’ needs first will be more important than ever in 2016, and to get a clear idea of what’s needed thousands of Plumb and Parts’ customers have been asked for their views.
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New wireless thermostat from Danfoss
Danfoss has launched the CET2000B‑RF battery-powered radio frequency cylinder thermostat.
GF provides pipe fabrication service
GF offers a pipework fabrication service
Horstmann makes control of combi boilers more efficient
Horstmann is offering a range of heating controls that are a good accompaniment to combination boilers. The accuracy, quality and reliability that have always been built into the company’s timers also feature in its stylish range of thermostats – and at a price that might surprise you.
“In the ‘noughties’ oil heating had quite a revival due to the low heating oil price in the early years of the decade”
Interviews & Case Studies
Since then the organisation has faced a number of battles to safeguard the oil heating industry as well as embracing new renewable technologies.
Simon May, product manager at Drayton Controls, outlines how to install the company’s first internet-controllable heating product.