Rusthall plumber handed prestigious national OFTEC installer award
By kentsussex | Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 11:40
A plumber from Rusthall has been named the country's best Oil Boiler Installer Of The Year.
Adam John Smith (left) and Graham Taylor (right) receive their Installer of the Year awards from Dave Hall of Grant UK.
Graham Taylor scooped the honour for his family business WD Taylor at the OFTEC Awards for Excellence at the Central Convention Centre in Manchester.
He was joined by more than 170 other guests from the oil industry at the event, and was handed the award alongside Adam John Smith from Dorset.
There were eight categories of awards, ranging from Installer of the Year, to Innovative Product of the Year. Both installers and manufacturers were recognised for their contributions to the industry.
Sponsors of the awards included Grant UK, Clarehill, Riello, Worcester Bosch and Trade Direct.
Other winners on the night included:
* Service and Commissioning Technician of the Year: Paul Shepherd from Shepherd Combustion Services in Warwickshire.
* Trainee of the Year: Declan Phelan from Uniheat in the Republic of Ireland.
* Oil Tank Installer of the Year: Martin Sly from Martin Sly Plumbing and Heating in Dorset.
* Oil boiler Installer of the Year: Adam John Smith from Total Energy Services in Dorset, and Graham Taylor from WD Taylor Plumbing & Heating in Tunbridge Wells.
* Best Website: Grant UK
* Best Technical Support: Worcester Bosch
* Training Centre of the Year: Grant UK
* Innovative Product of the Year: Grant UK and Kingspan Environmental