PlumbHeat is our quarterly Member magazine.

Spring 2023

Published: March 2023

In this issue: How to deal with fraudulent traders, a helpful heat pump toolkit, an expert look at dual flush designs, and look back at some key SNIPEF milestones.

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Autumn 2022

Published: November 2022

In this issue: Meet the winners of our Apprentice of the Year competition, find out where to get mental health support when times become tough, and learn lessons about contracts following a dispute over a dog hotel.

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Summer 2022

Published: September 2022

In this issue: SNIPEF takes centre stage at the first Green Home Festival, common myths about heat pumps, all the action and winners from this year's SkillPLUMB contest, and expert Rudi Klein on new legislation to help small businesses.

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Spring 2022

Published: April 2022

In this issue: How to stay safe at height, discover technological advances transforming our lives, practical advice from Scottish Water and the truth about heat pump myths by Energy Saving Trust.

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Winter 2021

Published: December 2021

In this issue: SNIPEF’s focus for 2022, Scottish Water’s advice on Water Bylaws, advice on retentions, and lots of advice on how to stay safe this winter.

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Autumn 2021

Published: September 2021

In this issue: Navigate potential problems with material shortages and rising costs, essential advice on sprinklers, celebrate our apprentices and how SNIPEF can help with employment advice.

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Summer 2021

Published: June 2021

In this issue: News from this years SNIPEF AGM, Discover the potential of electric water heaters, Get the latest on the fight to end the industry's payment problems, Delve into the world of apprenticeships during a global pandemic.

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Spring 2021

Published: April 2021

In this issue: SNIPEF's manifesto sets out our vision for the future of the industry, Kibosh clamp creator reveals his journey from apprentice to inventor and expert Rudi Klein on when to suspend work over payment problems.

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Winter 2021

Published: February 2021

In this issue: How you can access extra support to help apprentices, advice on navigating contract clauses covering work affected by COVID-19, and looking at the challenges and opportunities of the increase in heat pumps.

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Autumn 2020

Published: November 2020

In this issue: What you need to know on the updated guidance on RPZ valves; Information on sourcing safe PPE; Advice on pipe insulation, Dealing with mental and physical fatigue at work.

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