Tag : safety
The entire heating and plumbing industry would benefit from moving fully away from using lead solder in their operations to eliminate potential misuse of the product, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has said.
A government review of carbon monoxide alarm regulations that is set to launch later this year will consider whether a blanket requirement should be introduced that would require the devices to be in place for all forms of heating systems.
The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) has been selected by the Strategic Management Board (SMB) to audit gas industry training programmes across the country.
The latest edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, set for release later this year, will address previous failures to set out best practice on the design and installation of more energy efficient technologies, Bureau Veritas has argued.
As many as 10 UK local authorities could be facing the prospect of having to entirely remove and replace gas heating at certain tower blocks based on the conclusions of a structural safety report commissioned by Southwark Council at four of its buildings.
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is partnering with Baxi for a campaign designed to combat the use of potentially dangerous counterfeit boiler parts.