FREE HEATING AND ENERGY SAVING ADVICE SERVICE NOW OPERATES 24/7

The Heating Helpline is now available 24/7 and 363 days a year.  This free advice service, operated by B&ES (the Building & Engineering Services Association), offers expert advice and guidance on gas and other safety issues like CO poisoning, how to cut energy bills, new boiler information, all you need to know about renewable energy sources, how to locate a reputable, registered engineer and much more.

29 May 2012 – At home few things are as important as the safe operation and efficiency of the household heating system. And with energy prices remaining at very high levels – taking a much larger share of stretched family budgets – homeowners are always looking for ways to cut their energy bills. That’s just one important area where the Heating Helpline can assist, and the good news is that this free advice service is now operating 24 hours a day and 7 days a week throughout the year.

Operated by B&ES (the Building & Engineering Services Association), the Heating Helpline offers expert advice and guidance on gas and other safety issues like CO poisoning, how to cut energy bills, new boiler information, all you need to know about renewable energy sources, how to locate a reputable, registered heating engineer and much more.

The Heating Helpline has a team of experts that can answer your questions and give you advice – simply call them (free) on 0800 810 8303. The Heating Helpline website (http://www.heatinghelpline.org.uk) is also packed with really useful information covering everything on energy efficient home heating, gas safety, the dangers of CO poisoning, energy saving tips, what energy grants are available and a comprehensive section on renewable energy technologies like solar panels. There is also an easy to use directory to locate your nearest B&ES heating engineer. All B&ES members that undertake gas installations or work on gas-fired appliances in the home are registered with Gas Safe – the gas safety watchdog body. They are also members of TrustMark, the Government-endorsed scheme designed to direct consumers towards reliable tradespeople.

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Issued on behalf of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) by Next Step Marketing Ltd

Media enquiries to:  Heather Lambert.  Tel:  44(0)1256 472020;

Fax:  44(0)1256 471010; E-mail:  heather@nextstepmarketing.co.uk

Notes to editors

Since its formation in 1904, B&ES, the Building & Engineering Services Association (formerly the HVCA) has represented the interests of companies engaged in a wide range of building and engineering services including domestic heating and renewable technologies.

B&ES members are subject to regular, third-party inspection and assessment of their technical competence and commercial capability, carried out by an independent certification body at least every three years.

B&ES members who undertake gas installations are registered with Gas Safe – the gas safety watchdog body – and are also members of TrustMark, the Government-endorsed scheme designed to direct customers towards reliable tradespeople.

B&ES operates the Heating Helpline (http://www.heatinghelpline.org.uk) to provide consumers with free, impartial advice on every aspect of home heating.

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