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News Archive: February, 2017


President's Report - February 2017

President's Report - February 2017 A warm welcome to all our members and to all who read our Newsflush. It’s been a busy start to the year and it’s going so fast that it’s hard to catch a breath. I’d like to thank all those who attended my backflow course in Christchurch, it was a complete success. We all must consider... Read More »

IQP Backflow Refresher - Christchurch 2017

IQP Backflow Refresher - Christchurch 2017          ... Read More »

Industry News - February 2017

Raid on illegal plumbers nets 25 9th February 2017 - RNZ   Raids on illegal plumbers have netted 25 people who will be prosecuted in court or penalised by the industry regulator. Investigators from the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board swooped on the Auckland suburbs Millwater and Flatbush late last year. Sixteen illegal... Read More »

Testing ensures top tap water

Information Source: Watercare www.watercare.co.nz... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - Solar Energy

Top Tech Tip - Solar Energy As renewable energy is becoming increasingly requested in domestic and commercial applications, solar energy is often discussed early on in a project. With photovoltaic (electricity generating) often mentioned in the media, solar hot water is sometimes overlooked. For most households using electric (not gas) to... Read More »

Business Management - Staff Retention

Business Management - Staff Retention Every up or build boom cycle of the economy has positive effects for business and everyone enjoys the extra business and better margins. However it also places pressure by way of trying to keep or obtain extra staff.   The very real negative effect of these times is the increased frequency of poaching... Read More »