N4 Gas Blog

Landlord Duties

The Gas Safety, Installation and Use Regulations (GSIUR) are part of the Gas Act which is currently active within the UK and covers the legal requirements of landlords and property owners. This article has been written exclusively for residential landlords and their tenants and aims to explain the basic legal duties of both parties when […]

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Flues in Voids

As of January the 1st, 2013 the rules regarding flues in concealed voids changed. This article is aimed at clearing up some of the common issues that we have come across in regard to the legislative update. The flue component of a gas central heating boiler can be made up of two components, one will […]

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The Gas Safe Register

On the 1st of April 2009, The Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI (Council of Registered Gas Installers) as the HSE’s representative body for all things gas. The Gas Safety, Installation and Use Regulations (GSIUR) state that only persons competent to work on gas are permitted to do so. Where this work is for a 3rd […]

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Letting trades into your home

We recently received a call from a member of the public that was asking for their Gas Notification Paperwork for a boiler which we installed, a pretty normal question until we realised that we actually hadn’t fitted a boiler at the property and had no log of the client information. With alarm bells ringing that […]

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Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide or CO is a scary gas that has no odour, no colour and no visibly identifiable traits. Yet it is extremely harmful to the majority of living creatures; including us humans. It can kill. The gas is produced when a fossil fuel is burnt. If correct combustion can be achieved, the quantity produced […]

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Think you smell gas?

Gas has a very distinctive smell and which has been specially added to allow end users to identify when there is gas escaping into the local atmosphere. Both LPG and Natural Gas have a scent added to them as they are both naturally odourless. If you think you smell gas, then you should act immediately […]

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