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Pendock - comply with gas safety regulations in just 30 minutes
From January 1st 2013, new gas safety industry regulations state that GAS Safe engineers must turn off any domestic boiler if the flue is not accessible for inspection and maintenance. Pendock, the UK’s leading manufacturer of preformed pipe boxing and boiler casing solutions, has addressed the issue with the launch of its Boiler Flue Inspection Kit.
The new legislation results from changes to Approved Document ‘J’ (Clause 1.47) of the Building Regulations and will impact on homeowners, landlords in the private and public sectors, local authorities, and professionals such as house builders, developers and plumbers who are involved in the design, service or recommendation of flue systems. All new and existing installations are subject to compliance.
Pendock has developed a Boiler Flue Inspection Kit as a simple and cost effective solution. The kits smartly conceal the boiler flue whilst also providing easy inspection and access, potentially avoiding the inconvenience and potential consequences of customers having their boilers shut down. Notably, the kits take just half an hour to install using basic hand tools - around 65% quicker than typical site made alternatives. They are pre-formed so there is no need to cut ply or MDF on site and the white melamine finish requires no onsite decoration - vastly reducing time and labour costs.
A guide to Pendock’s Boiler Solutions is available to download from the website.