Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE)

Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE)

Founded in 1906, 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 practitioners, consultants, specifiers, designers, public health engineers, lecturers, trainers and trainees. The CIPHE has a membership of 7,500, including over 150 manufacturers and distributors. The majority of members live in the UK, although over 1,000 are resident in Hong Kong. The CIPHE is a member of the Construction Industry Council - www.cic.org.uk - and a licensed member of the Engineering Council (UK) – www.engc.org.uk.

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64 Station Lane, Hornchurch, Essex , Hornchurch , RM12 6NB United Kingdom
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Business Type:
Professional association
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:
1901
Employees:
11-100
Turnover:
less than 1,000,000 €

Founded in 1906, 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.

The CIPHE has a membership of around 10,000 including approximately 260 manufacturers and distributors, which support its work as Industrial Associates. Whilst the majority of members live in the UK, some 750 are resident in Hong Kong and a further 300 are resident in over 30 other countries.

In Britain there are around 50 active local Branches grouped within six areas. Suitably qualified CIPHE members also enrolled as Registered Plumbers, are recognised by the Secretary of State, DEFRA, as 'Approved Contractor Persons' under the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 in England and Wales and the Water Byelaws (Scotland) 2000.