The CIPHE is a professional and technical body striving to raise standards of plumbing and heating in the public interest. It is a registered educational charity with over 10,000 members from every sector of the plumbing and heating engineering services industry.
Each individual member has to abide by a six point Code of Professional Standards which helps to uphold high standards to protect public health and safety. To further protect the public, the CIPHE has a complaints procedure, which is overseen by a panel of Professional Standards Inspectors and includes a Trading Standards Officer.
The CIPHE publishes a useful information leaftet for consumers. If you would like a copy please write to CIPHE, 64 Station Lane, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6NB and enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.
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Want to buy water efficient products that can save water and save money,?
The visit the Save Water Save Money website and select your items from those on offer. You will be given a list of Registered Plumbers in your area who can install these items for you.
Whatever your reasons to save water - whether to do your bit for the planet or save money off your bill - it makes sense to use water wisely. Even saving a drip or drop here and there will make a difference – both to the environment and to your pocket.
Important information for consumers
Taking Control of Carbon
The Government wants to cut carbon emissions by 34% by 2020. Homes account for a quarter of carbon emissions produced, so the public as well as industry professionals need to respond to the problem. This latest White Paper: Taking Control of Carbon is an essential read.
Finding the right professional depends on the type of work that is to be carried out. Making the wrong choice can have serious complications. To help consumers the CIPHE has produced a White Paper which sets out the facts.