We’ve been lucky this year relatively speaking with mild winter weather! Not surprisingly, commercial boiler repairs and servicing is very low on the list of priorities for most companies. Traditionally January and February sees us in the middle of boiler breakdown season and with breakdowns, consumers and companies alike tend to spend the least amount
ROSPA (The Royal Society for the Protection of Accidents) and Gas Safe Charity plan to launch the Be Gas Safe programme designed to see 10,000 families receive a free CO detector (Installer Jan 2012) The scheme aims to make more people aware of the hidden dangers of CO or carbon monoxide poisoning by providing more
A staggering 63 people have died from bath-time scalding and a further 1,124 people have been admitted to hospital with severe burns. More recently, a two year old was killed after suffering burns which then turned septic after her mother failed to seek medical attention. The toddler had been held under hot water reported to
The winter of 2011 was one of the coldest on records and heating bills reached an all time high. Customers and Consumers often ask our Installers and engineers “what is the best way to keep my house warm without rocketing heating bills?” Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions. When it is very
Boiler breakdown season? Commercial or domestic boilers all have one thing in common they need regular servicing. You wouldn’t buy a car that hadn’t been serviced regularly or not had its brakes checked? Well the same principle applies to having your boiler serviced! To put it simply, a boiler that hasn’t been serviced can KILL YOU! Moreover,
Aquatech Services Limited are specialists in the provision of heating and plumbing services and relaunched their new website in December 2011. Whilst the corporate livery remains the same the new website has been designed to reflect the changing requirements of our customers. The website is designed to offer an insight into every aspect of heating,
From next April, all Gas Safe registered engineers will require the Combustion Performance of Domestic Appliance Qualification. This represents an excellent safety standard requirement for gas service engineers. So what’s the good news? It actually makes no difference to Aquatech customers, as our gas service engineers are already qualified to the new standard which means
April 2012 is the deadline by when engineers need to make sure they have taken the CPA1 assessment to be able to retain their work categories for boilers and fires; this means that engineers must be registered to work on gas fires, wall heaters, and central heating appliances and are competent to use an analyser.