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ACS Gas Changes 2018 – What you need to know?

 Sep, 25 - 2018   Gas

The Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) is being updated* to ensure installers are experienced before they add to their existing training. From the 1st October 2018, candidates will have to prove that they have been on the Gas Safety Register for at least six months in order to: Extend Scope: Moving...


£106 million boost for Electric Vehicles

 Sep, 18 - 2018   Electrical

There have been some exciting developments in the Electric Vehicle (EV) sector, accelerating us towards a future of low and zero emission vehicles.    What’s the latest on EV development? The UK’s first Zero Emission Vehicle Summit took place in Birmingham on 11th and 12th September, bringing together ministers, industry...


Capita will continue to operate the Gas Safe register

 Sep, 12 - 2018   Gas

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) announced on the 11th September that Capita Gas Registration and Ancillary Services (CGRAS) have been awarded the five-year contract to deliver Gas Safe registration services until the end of March 2024, subject to a statutory 10-day standstill period in which other companies can contest...


Use Your Gas Safe Card Proactively with This Checklist

 Sep, 13 - 2018   Gas

In July and August 2018, we ran a survey amongst our database of gas engineers to find out when, where and how they were proactively showing their Gas Safe credentials to their customers.   As it turns out, most Gas Safe registered engineers could do much more to use their...


Survey Report: Are You Making the Most of Your Gas Safe Card?

 Sep, 04 - 2018   Gas

Time for the Results…   In anticipation to the upcoming Gas Safety Week (17-23 September 2018), we recently distributed a survey, supported by Gas Safe Register, to see how Gas Engineers use their Gas Cards and Gas Safe registration.   This awareness week sees organisations from across the UK work together...


Good News for Oil Engineers

 Aug, 29 - 2018   Oil

The popularity of oil is still strong, particularly for off-grid households where it continues to be a cheaper heating option compared to electricity, LPG and renewable heating technologies.   For engineers, a career in the heating sector offers both job security and flexibility. There’s no shortage of domestic or commercial...


What Insurance Do I Need for My Trade Business?

 Aug, 13 - 2018   Business

Price Comparison websites may seem like a good idea if you’re in a hurry to get insurance cover, but insurance is a complicated business and installers are being warned to take care and read the small print – to ensure they cover they have is adequate and relevant.   Inadequate...


The Importance of LPG to Help Achieve Zero Emissions

 Aug, 03 - 2018   Renewable Energy

According to the Government’s latest Road to Zero Strategy, LPG will have an important role in helping the UK avert its air quality crisis and achieve a zero-emission transport future. The DfT (Department for Transport) created Transport Energy Model in the last 18 months to set out a relative environmental...


Hydrogen Leads the Way in the UK’s Fuel Evolution

 Aug, 01 - 2018   Renewable Energy

As part of its Clean Growth Strategy, the government says that reforming energy policy to include more affordable and greener energy options, such as hydrogen, is a top priority. It now appears it’s prepared to put its money where its mouth is.   Clean Growth Minister, Claire Perry, has announced...


Microgeneration Beyond the FiT – Have Your Say

 Jul, 31 - 2018   Renewable Energy

The days of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Scheme are numbered, but what’s next for small-scale low-carbon installations?   On 31st March 2019, the generation and export tariffs under the FiT scheme will end, but many in the industry are concerned with the lack of clarity from the government as that...


Gas Safe Card Survey – take part to win £50 Amazon voucher!

 Jul, 27 - 2018   Gas

What do you think about the Gas Safe Card? When do you show it to your customers? Do you think they understand the information on the card?    In honour of Gas Safety Week 2018, which take place from 17th-23rd September, Logic4training with the support of the Gas Safe Register has launched...


Van Branding Tips for Tradespeople

 Jul, 23 - 2018   Tips/Advice

Van branding is an extremely cost-effective way for building services installers to attract the attention of potential customers and grow awareness of their business.   Do you drive around one of the UK’s major cities in the course of your daily work? As many as 3,000 potential customers per hour will...


Could You Up-skill to Beat the Skills Shortage?

 Jun, 26 - 2018   Plumbing

A recent survey has shown that a lack of skilled workers and poor training opportunities are the most pressing concerns for modern plumbing and heating installers.   Commissioned by Wavin, over half (56%) of respondents stated that the skills gap is the biggest threat facing the plumbing industry today.  ...


PHEX Alexandra Palace 2018 – Highlights

 Jun, 26 - 2018   Trade Shows

On the 20th and 21st of June 2018, Logic4training once again exhibited with a whole host of industry experts, manufacturers, engineers and journalists at PHEX Alexandra Palace 2018.   The show was a great success and particularly busy on Thursday.   In Jim’s absence, Russell had to be the star of...


No more gas boilers from 2020? Surely not! 

 Jun, 18 - 2018   Heating

An article published in HPM magazine article on 19th April has caused a bit of a stir, stating that ‘from 2020 gas boilers cannot be installed in new build properties’. We were surprised and the HHIC has come back to say this is not the case.   There’s no need...


Additional Information on Boiler Plus

 Jun, 14 - 2018   Heating

The Heating and Hot Water industry council (HHIC), has produced additional guidance for boiler plus to help with understanding and compliance.   What are the Requirements Installers need to meet Boiler Plus standards? Boiler efficiency of at least 92% ErP Time control, temperature control, and boiler interlock For combi boilers...


A green future is not just renewable…

 Jun, 11 - 2018   Renewable Energy

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has been getting a bit of stick in the press lately.   A recent report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the effectiveness of the RHI said the scheme failed to meet its objectives or provide value for the £23 billion...


Early Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Diagnosis is Essential

 Jun, 01 - 2018   Gas

A new report published by the Gas Safety Trust (GST) and the British Toxicology Society (BTS) has called for the development of new bio-markers to improve standards of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning detection.    The report suggests: While accidental poisoning by CO is considered relatively rare, it may be more...