Useful Links

Documents

Energy Saving Trust - Whole House Boiler Sizing (2010)

Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide

 

BPEC

BPEC are one of the Certification Bodies who award the ACS Gas Certificates & other qualifications. As a centre we are a BPEC certified centre for our Water (Unvented & Water Regulations) schemes, and our Combi & HE Fault Finding course.

 

CITB

Construction Skills are one of the Certification Bodies who award the ACS Gas Certificates & other qualifications. As a centre we are a CSkills certified centre for our ACS Gas and OFTEC schemes, along with the Essential Electrics, CH Wiring & Fault Finding.

 

Danfoss

Danfoss

Danfoss have produced a series of videos explaining various tasks that can be performed on their oil burners. This website also has other useful information and calculators to help engineers.

 

EU Skills

EU Skills are the standard setting body for the gas schemes that we operate as a centre. Through various groups (GILG, SCF & SMB) matters relating to the industry are reviewed and incorporated into the process. Both Michael and Neill are members of the GILG and regularly attend these meetings.

Full information on the various ACS categories can be found on the EUSkills Website, along with the Matters of Gas Safety that operatives are assessed against.

 

Gas Safe Register

Gas Safe Register are the registration body for all gas engineers in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey. Any engineer working on gas appliances must be registered with Gas Safe Register.

Every engineer will be issued with their own ID card, which on the reverse lists their work categories.

The Gas Safe Register site has an area for registered engineers. In this area engineers can find out about the latest industry updates & technical information.

There also a couple of sites for consumers. One listing how "Gas" safe your local area is and the other is a YouTube area which has several gas safety related videos.

 

Health & Safety Executive

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The HSE website contains a number of helpful documents for much of the work that is carried out as part of a Gas or Oil Business.

 

IGEM

IGEM (Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers) is a chartered professional body, licensed by the Engineering Council, serving a wide range of professionals in the UK and the international gas industry through Membership, events and a comprehensive set of Technical Standards.

Their website also has a section where their stardards that are being reviewed (also called drafts for comment) can be looked and and commented on.

 

Logic Certification

Logic Certification are one of the Certification Bodies who award the ACS Gas Certificates & other qualifications. As a centre we are a Logic Certification certified centre for our ACS Gas and OFTEC schemes, along with many of the other courses that we run.

OFTEC

OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association) was established in 1991 with the aim of improving standards within the oil firing industry. OFTEC operates a "Competent Person Register" whereby technicians undergo training, assessment and registration in order to self-certify their work as required by the LBA.

In addition to OFTEC providing the "Competent Persons Register", they also provide assistance with products related to the oil firing industry.

OFTEC have a section of their website dedicated to OFTEC engineers, with useful information, updates and technical information. Updates to their technical books can also be found through this portal.

 

PLANNING PORTAL

 

The Planning Portal website contains useful information regarding planning and building. There is a dedicated section on this site where you can download the Approved Documents that give information on how to comply with Building Regulations.