Tag Archives: Bathrooms

Surge in planning approvals provides hope for construction

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Glenigan reported that construction project-starts has more than halved (59%), against last year, but detailed planning approvals grew 17% compared with the year before. Main contract awards experienced a 27% declined on the preceding period, this is 51% down when compared with the same period last year – regional performance …

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Bristan shortlisted at Energy Saving Awards

Energy Saving Awards

Bristan’s Saffron Basin Mixer, complete with Eco Start technology, has been shortlisted for Domestic Energy Saving Product of the Year at the Energy Saving Awards 2023. The Energy Saving Awards celebrate the very best professionals, products, and projects across the Plumbing, HVAC and Energy Management sectors and were created to recognise the …

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Triton advises housebuilders to adopt more sustainable habits

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Triton Showers has urged housebuilders to design more resource-efficient bathrooms that encourages consumers to adopt more sustainable habits. This comes as building regulations and legislation continues to highlight energy efficiency as a key priority, with the UK government recently launching a £1bn domestic energy efficiency scheme for existing homes. Karen …

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Kudos make appointment at an “exciting time”

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Kudos Shower Products has announced the appointment of Mark Batley as senior business development manager for the company. He will be focussed on working with distributor partners and growing the number of Kudos retailers and its displays, including those approved for Premium Collection products. Sales and marketing director at Kudos …

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Green Bros joins NBG

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Doncaster and Retford-based plumbing and electrical merchant, Green Bros Ltd, is the latest specialist independent to join National Buying Group – it is the seventh partner to join NBG this year. Founded in 2005, Green Bros is a family-run business with branches in Doncaster, South Yorkshire and Retford, Nottinghamshire. Led …

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Clearwater Products introduces range of Volta PVD sinks

2.4 Volta Brushed Black PVD VL53LBL – 5745L Right Side Emailable

Clearwater Products has introduced a range of sinks with a PVD coating, for a durable, hygienic finish in the modern kitchen, it is available in black, brass or copper – the new Volta PVD sinks can be undermounted or inset. The bowls have 5mm radius corners and stylish pressed draining …

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BMBI July report shows Builders Merchant value sales up 8.5%

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The latest Builders Merchant Building Index report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -0.4% in July compared to the same month in 2022, with volume falling -7.9% and prices up +8.1% – the last three months, May to July, value sales were +8.5% higher than in February to April …

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Talon supports HIP Student plumbing Competition

Talon supports the next generation of plumbing and heating engineers

Talon has announced its continued support for the HIP Student Plumbing Competition and the HIP Female Skills Competition in 2024, its commitment is a testament to Talon’s efforts to bridge the skills gap in the plumbing and heating industry. Recent figures from the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering …

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Baxi appoints new Head of Public Health

James Matthews Head of Public Health Baxi

Baxi announced it has appointed James Matthews as its new head of public health to lead its technical specification and sales team in supplying hot water solutions involving Heatrae Sadia and Andrews Water Heaters products. Matthews joins Baxi with a wealth of experience gained from previous roles within the construction …

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VitrA welcomes six new recruits

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VitrA announces the appointment of six new members to its growing team, further strengthening its expertise and market presence. Tyler Reid has been appointed as its contract sales manager, Dan Callaghan has been appointed as its contracts sales manager for the North and Scotland regions and Mark Washbrook has been named …

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