Reliance Worldwide Corporation (UK) Ltd is proud to be an associate member of many industry associations. Learn more about the focus and influence of RWC’s industry and trade associations below. 

Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (AHPC)

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) is a not ­for­ profit trade body for the plumbing and heating industry in England and Wales.  The APHC is committed to helping plumbing and heating contractors run professional and profitable businesses, whilst ensuring consumers have better standards of workmanship and service. They work closely with key organisations such as Government, Local Authorities, Training Bodies and Consumer Organisations to ensure that best practice in the industry is promoted and that quality plumbing and heating contractors are fairly represented.

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The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA)

Provides an independent forum for bathroom manufacturers trading in the UK to properly discuss and debate matters of mutual interest. The BMA acts as an information highway between Industry Government and the consumer on all issues that affect the bathroom business in the UK.

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British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers' Association (BEAMA)

BEAMA is the leading trade association which represents manufacturers of electrical infrastructure products and systems from transmission through distribution to the environmental systems and services in the built environment. They work with members to ensure their interests are well represented in the relevant political, regulatory and standardisation issues at UK, EU & international levels.

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Charters Institute of Building Engineers (CIBSE)

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) is the professional body that exists to‘support the Science, Art and Practice of building services engineering, by providing members and the public with first class information and education services.

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Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineers (CIPHE)

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is the professional body for the UK plumbing and heating industry. Membership is made up of individuals from a wide range of backgrounds such as consultants, specifiers, designers, public health engineers, lecturers, trainers, trainees and practitioners.

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Hot Water Association (HWA)

The HWA Charter Statement requires that all members adhere to the following:

  • To supply fit for purpose products clearly and honestly described
  • To supply products that meet or exceed appropriate standards and building and water regulations
  • To provide pre and post technical support
  • To provide clear and concise warranty details to customers

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Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM)

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM), is an International Professional Engineering Institute, and specialist Institute for the Healthcare Estates Sector. IHEEM’s primary purpose, as a professional development organisation, is to keep members up to date with developing technology and changing regulations, and various types of membership are available.

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Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers' Federation (SNIPEF)

SNIPEF (Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation) is the trade association for plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland. SNIPEF provides professional and practical assistance to plumbing and heating businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Society of Public Health Engineers (SOPHE)

The Society of Public Health Engineers (SoPHE) aims to provide a higher profile and focus for public health engineers within CIBSE. The Society has its own classes of membership independent of those of CIBSE and is able to provide designatory letters to those who are suitably qualified and experienced in public health engineering.

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BSRIA (Building Services Research and Information Association)

BSRIA is a test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation, providing specialist services in construction and building services. They offer a wide range of services to help companies improve the design, build and operation of buildings.

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