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Fellow Practitioner Issue 202 Dated 17April 2014
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:52:15 GMT

Here we are at Easter and the joke continues as the industry is now three weeks into the new licensing year and the Board is down on last year's total licensing by 41.96%.

When it comes to tradespeople it seems mistakes become offences, but when you a...

Re: Use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:49:14 GMT

The standard AS/NZS 5601.1:2013
4.4 prohibited types of joints and fittings  (f) capillary joint containing soft solder.

So no you cant use this type of jointing.

Tell me why would you want to?

Re: Polybutylene Piping
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:37:25 GMT

I agree with Enn 100% - why would you want to buy a product, no matter how cheap it is - unless you have 100% guarantee that it will be backed up by the supplier.  Cheap is cheap for a reason?  No merchant - then how big is the supplier - and if it all...

Use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:26:57 GMT

Can I use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas? It is possible or not?

Re: Have I been ripped off?
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:47:07 GMT

Hi Lothwyn,

I think if you were quoted a Rheem mains pressure hot water cylinder on your quote then thats what you probably should have got.
You dont quote a new system and make changes i have found as it can, and in this case has led to problems. 

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