Awards 2016 | Plumbing Magazine

All the winners from Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards 2016.

Read our full coverage on all the winners – CLICK HERE

OVERALL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Brian Harvey, Harvey Group plc

PLUMBERS’ MERCHANT OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Bassetts
  • Best Customer Service – PTS
  • Best Family/Independent – Winner – Beggs & Partners
  • Best Family/Independent – Highly Commended – Kildress Plumbing Suppliers

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Hanna Mechanical
  • Highly Commended – Maurice Stevenson Ltd

DOMESTIC OIL CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – CTS Projects
  • Highly Commended – O’Kane Plumbing Services

DOMESTIC GAS CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – GT Gas Works
  • Highly Commended – Safegas NI Ltd

DOMESTIC OIL INSTALLER OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – David Lindsay
  • Highly Commended – V&J Harness P&H

DOMESTIC GAS INSTALLER OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Stephen Meneely Plumbing and Gas Ltd
  • Highly Commended – V&J Harness P&H

DOMESTIC PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Handley Heating for Services for Chester Terrace, London
  • Highly Commended – Quinn Mechanical Services for Grillagh Water House

COMMERCIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Harvey Group for Queen’s University Belfast
  • Highly Commended – JBE Mechanical Electrical for Lews Castle

GREEN TECHNOLOGY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Moffitt & Robinson Construction for Corick House
  • Highly Commended – Thomas Hanna for Crest Pavilion

INNOVATIVE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Grant for Grant Vortexair
  • Highly Commended – Reliance Worldwide Corporation for Radiance Thermal Interface Units
  • Highly Commended – Classic Marble (Showers) Ltd for CM Seal Tanking for Shower Trays and Baths

ENERGY EFFICIENT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – Warmflow for its Ground Source Heat Pump
  • Highly Commended – OkoTech for Heatboss

MANUFACTURER’S REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR

  • Winner – George McGuire, Pegler Yorkshire
  • Highly Commended – Mark Eccles, Grant Engineering
  • Highly Commended – Trevor Beggs, Glen Dimplex NI

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN

  • Winner – Grant for Think Boilers, Think Grant
  • Highly Commended – Beam for Beam Vacuum & Ventilation

APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR

  • Special Recognition Award – Gary Doyle for his Gold medal success at WorldSkills in Brazil
  • Winner – Aaron Corr, Dowds Group
  • Highly Commended – Maitiu Cole, CTS Projects

UNSUNG HERO

  • George Nelson, George Nelson Plumbing & Heating
  • Des Keenan, Kildress Plumbing Suppliers

The search is on for the province’s top plumbing and heating installers, contractors, merchants, people, projects and products with the return of Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards 2016.

The biennial awards night has proved to be an amazing success since it was originally launched in 2012 and this year we are again set to honour the best of the best in our industry.

There are new award categories this year to ensure that the full spectrum of the diverse plumbing and heating industry is recognised.

CLICK HERE for this year’s SHORTLIST.

All the winners will be unveiled at a black tie Gala Awards night on Thursday 9th June at Hilton Hotel, Belfast.

For information on Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards, contact Jacqui Fairley on 028 9261 2990 or e-mail jacqui@kmpltd.co.uk

Hightlights from previous awards evening

Ahead of the Gala Awards Night on June 9, 2016, the shortlist for Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards 2016 has been revealed:

 

Aaron Corr, Dowds Group
Adey Professional Heating Solutions
Altecnic Ltd
Antrim Electrical & Mechanical
Bassetts
Baxi
Beam Vacuum & Ventilation
Beggs & Partners
Brian Harvey, Harvey Group PLC
CHC Group Ltd
Classic Marble
CTS Projects
David Lindsay Plumbing & Heating

Des Keenan, Kildress Plumbing Supplies
Dowds Group
Ecoerne Consulting
Enda McLaughlin Plumbing
Fintan Murray, Francis Murray and Son Heating and Plumbing
Gary Knight, KM Gas & Services Ltd
GasTech
George McGuire, Pegler Yorkshire

George Nelson, George Nelson Plumbing and Heating
Glenn Forsythe, Safegas NI Ltd
Grant Engineering
GT Gas Works
Handley Heating Services
Hanna Mechanical
Harvey Group PLC
Heat Hero
JBE Mechanical Electrical Ltd
KD Plumbing & Heating
Kildress Plumbing Supplies
Maitiu Cole, CTS Projects

Mark Eccles, Grant Engineering
Maurice Stevenson Ltd
Michael Nugent Ltd
Moffitt & Robinson Construction

Norman McNaught, NDi
Nu Tech Renewables
O’Kane Plumbing & Electrics Ltd
OkoTech
Paul Harley Plumbing & Heating
PJ Mullan & Son
Potterton Commercial
PTS
Quinn Mechanical Services
R&F Mechanical
Richard Beattie, CHC Group Ltd
Reliance Worldwide Corporation
Ryan McNaught, ADEY Professional Heating Solutions
Safegas NI Ltd
Sprue Safety Products
Stephen Meneely Gas and Plumbing
Stuart Harron, Reliance Worldwide Corporation
Systemlink
Thomas Hanna & Co
Trevor Beggs, Glen Dimplex NI

V&J Harkness Plumbing & Heating
Walls & Reid

Warmflow Engineering

Awards Judges

Our respected panel of judges have the difficult task of selecting the winners of Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards 2016 –

Peter Clarke
Chair of the judges’ panel, Peter has been involved in the awards since inauguration in 2012, and has over 50 years’ experience in the plumbing and heating industry. He has spent many years with a major plumbing and heating merchant and, having worked his way up in the industry, is able to provide a unique perspective across various aspects of the plumbing and heating industry. Peter is a member of the Domestic Heating Engineers and also currently serves as a consultant to a diverse range of manufacturing businesses.


Anthony Mulligan
Anthony has an extensive record of experience in both the energy and insulation industries. Responsible for Flogas sales across Northern Ireland, and now also the Republic of Ireland, he has helped drive the company’s hugely successful growth in Ireland and internationally, where the group is now one of the leading suppliers of LPG in Western Europe. Anthony feels that the back-up assurance of quality plumbing and heating equipment, together with first-class installation and service for their customers, is central to the success of Flogas. He views initiatives such as the Plumbing & Heating Awards as central to the continued success of both industries and is pleased to play his part in this year’s awards.


David Blevings
David Blevings is Manager for OFTEC Ireland and also represents the NI Oil Federation and Irish Petrol Retailers Association. He is a prominent industry advocate and spokesperson for these leading oil trade associations. In his broad role, David collectively represents the key sectors that comprise the oil industry in Ireland, ranging from home heating oil distributors and manufacturers of oil boilers, tanks and ancillary fittings to the installer sector and fuel retailers. A Chartered Surveyor, David has worked in the energy sector for more than 20 years and has been at the forefront of key legislative changes and the setting of industry best practice standards across the oil sector.  David has been a judge of Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards since 2012 and served as Chairman of the judges’ panel in 2014.


John Leonard
John has 38 years’ experience in the plumbing and heating industry and currently heads up the family-founded domestic plumbing company, Joseph Leonard Plumbing & Heating, which his father founded many years ago. He was formerly President of the NI Master Plumbers Association and is currently President of SNIPEF (Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation), the trade association for plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland, with over 750 member firms employing over 3,500 plumbers and 700 plumbing apprentices.


Sponsors

Our sponsors this year are supporting the following categories:

Flogas
Main sponsor and Overall Achievement Award


Altecnic
Highly Commended, Apprentice of the Year

BSS
Winner, Green Technology Project of the Year

Phoenix Natural Gas
Manufacturer’s Representative of the Year

Reliance Worldwide Corporation (UK) Limited
Highly Commended, Green Technology Project of the Year


Calor Gas
Domestic Gas Contractor of the Year

Grant Engineering
Plumbers’ Merchant of the Year

Pegler Yorkshire
Commercial, Industrial and Public Sector Contractor of the Year

Barclay Communications
Energy Efficient Product of the Year


PTS
Winner, Innovative Product of the Year

Potterton Commercial
Mechanical Project of the Year

Bassetts
Winner, Marketing Campaign of the Year

QRL Radiators
Winner, Apprentice of the Year


Vaillant
Domestic Project of the Year and Unsung Hero of the Year

Warmflow
Domestic Oil Contractor of the Year

Worcester Bosch
Domestic Gas Installer of the Year

OFTEC
Domestic Oil Installer of the Year


Myson
Highly Commended, Domestic Project of the year
and Hosting drinks reception

Merriott
Sponsors of…
Wine
and Menus

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Only a few categories left, contact Jacqui Fairley on 028 9261 2990 or
email –  jacqui@kmpltd.co.uk

DATES: Awards 2016
GALA EVENT: Thurs 9th June – 7pm-Late
Location: Hilton Hotel, Belfast

Awards Sponsors