Expert Advice Interviews & Case Studies
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
For Peter Booth, 35, a plumber and gas engineer from Leicester, the industry has always been in the blood.
Paul Hull is best known as one of the founders of Gas Safety Superheroes, the industry initiative that took the trade by storm a year ago. But his main focus is on growing his new business
Installers First was launched in May 2017 with the aim of creating a community of professional accredited heating installers.
Drew Styles, 30, is a plumber from Wigan and was recently named UK Plumber of the Year 2017.
The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors exists to help contractors run their business and stay up to speed with new developments in the industry
Plumbed In/Talking Point
Peace of mind: When setting up or running a business, it is essential you protect it from the various threats it may face, whether that be a penalty by an official body or legal action brought by a customer or supplier.
What you should prioritise depends on the nature of the firm and the type of work undertaken.
Perfect fit: press-fitting systems: The all new Romax® Compact TT from Rothenberger is 8cm smaller and 400g lighter than its predecessor
The principle of press-fitting systems is very simple: to produce secure, long-life, leakproof joints in a variety of pipe and tube materials in a comprehensive range of working sizes.
Experts on Tap
I’m winning more commercial work. I know domestic plumbing like the back of my hand but when it comes to the commercial sector, it’s taking me a while to identify the right product for each job. Where should I go for help?
Sending my gas flue analyser away every year to be calibrated is such an inconvenience. How important is yearly calibration, and what can I do to minimise the inconvenience?
My customer’s boiler is always breaking down, but they don’t want to spend money on a replacement. How can I show them that a new boiler will be worth the investment?