How to save water at Home

Some water saving advise and tips from DT GAS.We all know we need to save water in our homes. Water is a vital resource but millions of litres is wasted in the UK every year. That's where you come in. With just a few tweaks, you can cut your water usage drastically and ensure there's enough for future generations. UK Water FactsBefore we look at how you can save water, take a look at these facts about UK water consumption and wastage:         The demand for water...

Central heating system power flush terms and conditions

The core component of a heating system is the boiler. When a boiler is renewed, the boiler manufacturers’ Benchmark scheme requires that the system be thoroughly cleansed to the BS7593:2006 Code of Practice. Currently, best industry practice is considered to be to power flush the system.Power flushing is the fastest and most effective way to flush heating systems, and involves minimal disruption and dismantling.We use purpose built power flushing pumps, designed to cure the circulat...

eBay to halt sales of patch Co detectors

eBay to halt sales of ‘black spot’ CO detectorseBay will remove all black spot/patch CO indicators from sale or advertisement, after a request to do so by the All Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG).APPCOG wrote to the online marketplace last month (June) requesting it “to take immediate action to prevent any further ads from being listed in the future. This is because these alarms do not work and give a false sense of security to home occupiers.”After receiving the letter, the...

LANDLORDS' GAS SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

   If you live in rented accommodation, your landlord has legal responsibilities when it comes to gas safety.Landlords have legal duties for gas safety. These are that gas pipework, gas appliances and chimneys/flues are maintained in a safe condition. Gas appliances owned by your Landlord, which are provided for your use must be checked annually by a Gas Safe registered engineer. These responsibilities are laid out in the relevant gas safety legislation, such as the Gas Safety (Inst...

Keep you and your tenants customers safe

Do I need to provide my tenants with a co Alarm ?Currently in England and Wales, legislation does not require a CO alarm to be fitted in rental properties containing gas appliances. However, Gas Safe Register strongly recommends that audible CO alarms are installed in all domestic properties. The only requirement in England and Wales is contained in the Building Regulations and pertains to solid fuel appliances, such as wood, coal etc.In addition, on 1 Oct 2015 the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide A...