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 some 7,500 members from every sector of the plumbing and heating engineering services industry.
The Institute provides public benefit by raising awareness of plumbing and heating issues such as Legionnaires' Disease and hot water scalding and promote a register of competent individuals.
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 the Registration Authority.
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.