Blog Articles

The CIPHE's blogs cover a range of plumbing and heating industry issues. With topics of interest to consumers, members, manufacturers, merchants and the wider industry.


CIPHE updates the Code of Professional Standards

CIPHE member


Professionalism, CIPHE membership, Code of Professional Standard 

The Code of Professionals Standards sits central to the Institute’s aims, objectives & values.

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Government announces new rules for toilets in public buildings

Public toilets


Public Health, Public toilets 

It's been announced all new public buildings should have separate male and female toilets.

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Gas explosions: Rising or rare?

Gas hob


Gas, Health and safety 

In eight days, two fatal gas explosions have claimed lives in Birmingham and Bedfordshire.

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UK polio outbreak – should I be worried?

Sewage works


Consumer Advice, Sanitation, Public Health 

A national incident was declared in June after poliovirus was detected in sewage samples.

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Watch your water waste

Hose pipe


Consumer Advice, Water, Water efficiency 

Ideas on how to save and recycle water, so you can enjoy the garden guilt-free.

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A matter of Pride



Construction industry, Inclusivity 

Pride month is celebrated every June as a tribute to those involved in the Stonewall Riots.

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Inventors & Innovators: International Women in Engineering Day returns

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Women, Engineering 

International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED22) takes place annually on 23rd June.

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UN climate report



Sustainability, Environment 

A UN report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change makes for grim reading.

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Avoid plumbing mishaps this bank holiday weekend

DIY damage


Plumbing Disasters, DIY 

The tills will be ringing out at DIY merchants over the long Easter bank holiday weekend.

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