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Certikin’s New Website Is A Hit!

Certikin reports that its dynamic, newly-launched website, featuring improved navigation for easier access to its market leading portfolio, has received a very favourable response from the industry. Marketing Manager, Chris Green, said: “Super user-friendly, our website is designed to be both informative and time saving, so customers can manage their account as easily on site from their smartphone as they can in the office. “Certikin covers the broadest spectrum of products and is the home of all the leading wet leisure brands such as Maytronics, Calorex, Endless Pools, Roldeck, Coverstar and Malvern Boilers, many of which are exclusive, so you can rest assured you will find plenty of choice and just what you are looking for.” The site is open to everyone to view the company’s vast range but a Certikin web account is necessary to be able to order from over 6,000 listed products and spares and review past orders and invoices. There’s also a useful range of resources to download, including product brochures and technical installation manuals. The site is constantly updated to keep visitors updated of all company happenings and the launch of new products throughout the year. For inspiration, the site is linked to the company’s ‘Cool Pool’ blog, which highlights several spectacular projects showcasing the versatility of Certikin’s equipment. Certikin customers are invited to send in details of their latest projects to feature in future blogs and in the Cool Pool magazine. Certikin International 01993 777200 www.certikin.co.uk

Additional Engineer Boosts Heatstar’s Scotland Coverage With the recent appointment of an additional service engineer based in Scotland, Heatstar have extended their UK coverage to offer an even more comprehensive level of breakdown and maintenance support. This new appointment will mean Heatstar can offer a speedier response time for callouts in the north of the UK keeping breakdown times to a minimum. Heatstar’s nationwide fleet of service engineers are directly employed by them, with extensive experience, and are completely knowledgeable about the entire Heatstar product range. Each engineer works from an optimally equipped and GPS tracked vehicle carrying an array of specialist tools and a wide range of spare parts to cover most eventualities. In fact, the company are able to boast an excellent first time fix rate of 96.7% of mechanical breakdowns being repaired on the first engineer visit. It is also worth noting that when a Heatstar engineer visits an end-user

site, they are always aware that they are representing the trade installer. Even top quality, reliable products like Heatstar benefit from planned, regular maintenance, and to that effect, the company offer planned maintenance agreements on all of their products to ensure that the Heatstar system continues to operate to its optimum performance. By providing maintenance contracts Heatstar can ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and serviced by fully qualified engineers with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the products. This in turn offers complete peace of mind to the end user and demonstrates the after sales service and support offered by the installer in conjunction with Heatstar. The company also offer a technical helpline service which can often resolve issues over the telephone. Heatstar 01983 521465 www.heatstar.com

Kier £15.5m Leisure Centre Project Starts On Site Kier has started construction works at the £15.5m leisure centre and community hub project on the Festival Hall site in Kirkby-in-Ashfield in Nottinghamshire. Kier is delivering the project for client, Ashfield District Council. The new centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield will be built alongside the existing Festival Hall leisure centre. It will bring brand new facilities including a 25m community pool with moveable floor, sauna and steam rooms, fitness suite, clip and climb and adventure play. The new centre will open in the spring of 2022 with demolition of Festival Hall to be completed by autumn 2022. Kier will be working in collaboration with Ashfield District Council and Festival Hall to keep the existing leisure facilities open throughout the construction period. Martin Williamson, Operations

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Manager at Kier Regional Building North & Scotland, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Ashfield District Council on this stateof-the-art new leisure facility, which will provide much-needed modernised facilities for local people. The project draws on both our technical excellence and experience of delivering multi-use leisure facilities.” Councillor Jason Zadrozny, Leader of Ashfield District Council said: “It’s an incredible feeling to be on site and start to see where the different parts of the leisure centre will be built. “This project is something that the people of Ashfield have been long-promised and I am confident that in partnership with Kier, we will deliver a vibrant communitybased facility that will rival any other in the country.”

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