CPD: Are you ready?

CPD: Are you ready?

Keeping your knowledge and skills up to date is essential to maintain professional standards

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Can we roll out low-carbon heating on a mass scale?

Can we roll out low-carbon heating on a mass scale?

Mass rollout of domestic low-carbon heating will be crucial to reach net zero by 2050. Can we do it?

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Using TES with lower temperature heating systems

Using TES with lower temperature heating systems

Paul Harmer explains why coupling thermal energy storage (TES) with lower temperature heating systems makes sense in the drive to decarbonise our homes

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Breath of fresh air

Breath of fresh air

With rising temperatures and well insulated buildings, improved ventilation and air conditioning systems will be critical for better indoor air quality (IAQ)

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Meet the member: Matt Quelch EngTech MCIPHE RP

Meet the member: Matt Quelch EngTech MCIPHE RP

Matt Quelch started out as an apprentice plumber, but an injury changed his course and he’s now working to improve training with the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE)

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UK homes suffer more in heatwaves

UK homes suffer more in heatwaves

A new study shows that British homes become uncomfortable quickly during heatwave

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Cornwall to have heat pump village

Cornwall to have heat pump village

A ground-breaking scheme delivering subsidised ground source heat pumps to 500 homes in Cornwall is being described as a blueprint for decarbonising domestic heating.

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Baxi backs hydrogen in demo homes

Baxi backs hydrogen in demo homes

Boiler manufacturer Baxi has backed hydrogen as a low-carbon solution with two 100% hydrogen-heated homes

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Bath Abbey: Moving Heaven and Earth

Bath Abbey: Moving Heaven and Earth

Urgent work to repair Bath Abbey’s historic floor created the chance to install a low-carbon heating system using the city’s hot spring water

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Wellbeing: Should plumbers still wear PPE?

Wellbeing: Should plumbers still wear PPE?

Heating and plumbing engeiners have a dty of care towards their clients, so it’s important they minimise any risks

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