Safe tea first…

Safe tea first…

Scientists have discovered that office teabags can contain 17 times more germs than the average toilet seat.


Converting squatters to sitters

You might think Japan has the most sophisticated toilets in the world, with features ranging from self-warming seats to singing cisterns.

Lavatory larceny

A former NBA basketball player returned to his home in Dallas to find he had been burgled – and the thieves had gone to the trouble of stealing his toilet!

Spending a penny

Network Rail made £4.8 million in 2016/17 charging people to use toilet facilities, including £900,000 from London’s Victoria station alone

Installers go zombie-hunting

‘Zombie’ boilers were targeted during October in a competition designed to raise awareness of inefficient boilers and their gruesome costs to home owners.

What's new at Plumb Center
and Parts Center

“Our campaigning work continues to raise awareness of the benefits of heating controls for consumers and installers”

Interviews & Case Studies

Efficiency vision

BEAMA is the leading trade association for manufacturers of electrical infrastructure products and systems, including services for the domestic and commercial built environment. We spoke to marketing director Kelly Butler to learn more about the organisation

Expert Advice
The show must go on…

The show must go on…

Exhibitions have been connecting buyers and sellers for decades and, while the format may change, there’s still nothing quite like a trade show for bringing people together

Tim Pollard
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