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How Thermostatic Radiator Valves Work

What is a Thermostatic Radiator Valve? A thermostatic radiator valve (TRV) controls the temperature of a room by determining the flow of hot water to a radiator. Fitted to radiators on an individual basis, the valves allow you to vary temperature according to the room, so if you have a south-facing room which receives a […]

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Unite’s Latest Move Against BESNA

Unite, the second largest union in the UK, has reported a number of large contractors based on claims that they are “acting in an anti-competitive way to drive down the pay and conditions of their workforces”. This comes as the latest action in the union’s campaign against N G Bailey Building Services, Crown House Technologies, […]

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Reasons Not to Pour Fats, Oils and Greases Down the Sink

The poor disposal of fats, oils and greases (FOG) is an issue seldom raised in society today, but ignoring such concerns can have damaging effects. Here are some reasons why poor disposal of FOG is a serious issue and some suggested steps you can take to avoid any problems in your home or community. Reasons […]

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Plumbing Courses Trainee Becomes a Honorary Member of DIY SOS

At RF Training we love finding out about how our trainees are getting on with their new careers. Which is why we were delighted to find out that Giles Tennick, a plumbing courses trainee from our Atherton Training Centre, has recently found fame as an honorary member of the DIY SOS Team. The tea time […]

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Why Britain’s Plumbers Are Always in Demand

No sooner has Britain’s shortage of plumbers been plugged than the Australians have started trying to recruit them, which once again drain’s the industry of workmen. But we all know when there is a shortage of plumbers – because nobody can get hold of one. Plumbers can be seen as a bellwether for economic health, […]

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Plumbers wanted… in the Antarctic?

Becoming a plumber can now get you more job opportunities than some may think. Jobs are available both nationally and internationally for fully qualified plumbers, electricians and gas fitters as these skills are considered valuable wherever you are in the world, including the Antarctic! Recruiters at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have said that they […]

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New Years Round up of 2011 from RF Training

We Hope You All Had a Merry Christmas & Wish You a Very Happy New Year A lot has happened this year at RF Training and we thought you might like a roundup of all the big changes. We also want to give you a post-Christmas treat! Freedom Courses Introduced In September we launched our […]

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Women hit by unemployment – is it worth considering a move into plumbing, electrics or gas

Recent figures have been released indicating that a high number of women will be unemployed or made redundant in the next year due to a number of different factors. The construction industry, however, is crying out for female workers across the UK, with polls suggesting homeowners are more comfortable with female workers in the home. […]

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