members are independently checked to verify their technical competence, commercial capability and customer service levels.
We seem to want instant gratification and do not want to wait for things to happen," observes Spencer, of the HVCA
The achievement doesn't speak as much to our ability to work with the technology as it does to our ability to work with patients," said Barb Watkins, Administrator at HVCA
Blane Judd, chief executive of the HVCA
, said: "Landlords that fail to properly maintain a boiler or other gas appliance are putting tenants' lives at risk - poorly maintained or defective appliances can leak potentially lethal quantities of carbon monoxide (CO) and in the UK annually about 50 people are killed and at least 400 hospital admissions result from CO poisoning.
SUCCESS: Graham Manly of the HVCA
presents Luke Robinson (right) with his winning certificate
But the Heating Helpline, a consumer advice service backed by the HVCA
, the government recognised trade association for heating and ventilating engineers, warns homeowners that this can end in disaster - with too many "rip off" rogue solar heating installers operating in the UK.
Apprentices across the region excelling in their studies are gearing up to compete for the highest honour of Apprentice of the Year at the HVCA
awards, with Steven Elder, 22, from Tyne and Wear, in line for the prestigious award.
Robert Higgs, chief executive of the HVCA
, said: "With the high price of energy, food outlets do need to take a close look at their refrigeration systems and not simply because older, poorly maintained equipment will be wasting money in higher running costs.
2) Initially the cores should be cleaned to a UK cleaning ductwork standard, the HVCA
TR/19 Guide to Good Practice "Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems.
Steve Potts has received the Northern Region HVCA
- Heating, Ventilation Contractor's Association - training award for Refrigeration Engineering Apprentice of the Year, completing his two-year NVQ Level 2 qualification.
As a growing practice with three main offices and two outreach locations, HVCA
needed a way to improve office efficiencies while providing more timely services to patients who are spread across Arizona and neighboring states.
chief executive Blane Judd said: "We don't plan to cut pay but standardise rates.