An awards recognising the efforts of tradespeople who go above and beyond for their customers each and every day, is now open for entries.
Sponsored by Continental Underfloor, Danfoss, Graham The Plumbers’ Merchant, LG, Pegler Yorkshire, Vaillant UK and Installer, the Heating Installer Awards will work to find the UK’s best plumbers and heating installers who continually demonstrate expert technicality and skill, deliver exceptional customer service and use the most innovative technology in their installations.
Entries are open from now until February, when an expert panel of judges will select the best heating installer to represent 11 regions across the country. Following the announcement of the regional winners in March, it’s over to the public to decide the UK’s Number One Heating Installer which will be announced at the industry’s leading plumbing and heating show, Installer2017, in May 2017 at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.
Ian Kenny, marketing director of Heating Installer Award sponsor Graham the Plumbers’ Merchant, said: “It’s fantastic to be involved with such an innovative awards scheme which will work to champion plumbers and heating installers who make it their mission to bring credibility to the industry, by delivering outstanding customer service on a daily basis.
“When so much uncertainty is facing our sector, now is the time to shine a spotlight on those who work tirelessly to make it a success. We’re looking forward to seeing the entries flood in, and to see who will eventually be crowned the UK’s Number One Heating Installer.”
Bjorn Nielsen, marketing director of Danfoss Heating said: “We’re facing an age when energy-efficient solutions that also allow users to choose comfort are becoming the norm and as such, the nation’s plumbers and heating installer are having to continually upskill themselves, using ever-more technical practices to meet customer demand. This must be celebrated!
“Danfoss is proud to be working with the Heating Installer Awards and in unison with other sponsors, to ensure the UK’s heating industry continues to be recognised as the best in the world, thanks to the relentless work of our expert tradespeople.”
Chris Ingram, managing director of Continental Underfloor which provides underfloor heating solutions to the trade, said: “Whether delivering one off projects or providing ongoing maintenance support, heating installers come to the rescue of families in need of help every single day. These tradespeople are an inspiration to a younger generation consider plumbing and heating as their career path, and should have an opportunity to stand in the spotlight.
“The Heating Installer Awards is set to bring a buzz to the industry, and get everyone talking about the great service taking place up and down the country every day. We’re excited to see a high calibre of entries made, and to see who’ll be announced as the winner.”
To enter, plumbers and heating installers should visit www.heatinginstallerawards.co.uk and fill in the short form, detailing a project the installer is particularly proud of, or which demonstrates going above and beyond for the customer. Providing additional information such as images and even video footage of a job well done will help the judges to rate the work carried out. Entries with extra detail and information on how the installation changed the daily lifestyle of a customer will be judged favourably. The deadline for entries is 5pm on 17th February 2017, and full terms and conditions can be found on the website.