Plumbing sales go through the floor

November 2002
Builders Merchants Journal;Nov2002, p22
Discusses the factors contributing to the increasing sales of underfloor heating systems. Changes in the building regulations; Price gap between underfloor heating and radiator systems; Rate of growth of underfloor heating in the heating industry.


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