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Amendments to the 18th Edition

18th Edition Amendment 2 is now out for viewing and public comment. This article will take you through the next steps for reviewing the changes and providing comments, as well as outlining what happens to the comments after submission.

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Electrotechnical Certification Scheme issues reminder

Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) has issued a reminder that from 1 January 2021 the new requirements for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) ECS occupations will become compulsory for all new (initial) card applications.

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Over 3 million UK households have never had their boiler serviced

Based on a survey with 2,000 homeowners, Benchmark has completed a report exploring their attitudes to their heating system. Their findings include over 3 million UK households have never had their boiler serviced, and 15% of homeowners aren’t sure if their boiler is in or out of warranty. You can download the report from Benchmark’s website.

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Construction recovers to pre-pandemic level

The construction recovery has got back on track returning to its pre-pandemic level after the record 41% fall in March.

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Coronavirus advice for plumbing and heating engineers

Following the announcement of the latest national lockdown, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has issued updated Coronavirus advice for plumbing and heating engineers.

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