Holiday Training and Product Update

14 December 2012

Well another busy year is nearing the end and it’s had its highs and lows for everybody I am sure! But soon will be the time to kick back and enjoy a well-deserved break. If you
are thinking about using a gas boiler for your next central heating install, I strongly recommend you check out the new generation of BAXI Condensing boilers. We recently ran our first 3 day CHNZ training class in our new facility, we are pleased to say it went very well. We have a new staff member to introduce you to, Steve Gledhill. We have enjoyed being involved in some very interesting projects around NZ with you this year and finally we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your custom this year.

Lyall Smith

Central Heating New Zealand Christmas Holiday Hours

Central Heating New Zealand will be closing for Christmas and New Year on Friday 21st December and will reopen with a ‘skeleton’ service on Monday 7th January with the office resuming regular hours on Monday 14th January. If you require orders to be delivered before Christmas, please note the following cut-off times:

Tanks & Bunds – 19th December
Large Orders – 19th December
Small Orders – 20th December

Orders received after this time will be processed in the week beginning 7th January. To check delivery status, please email Julie or call 0800 357 1233.

BAXI Commercial Boilers Seminar well received

This November Central Heating New Zealand was pleased to host John McCarthy from Baxi Group/BDR Thermea in Europe. During his visit John presented a seminar for mechanical specifiers, engineers and installers in both Wellington and Auckland outlining BAXI’s boiler offerings as well insight into the
company’s operations in Europe and across the globe.

The Seminar highlighted the launch of the new generation of Luna Duotec condensing boilers into the NZ residential market and covered their many advantages over other boilers systems. He also discussed the advantages of a range of other BAXI boiler types and applications for both residential and commercial systems.

To find out more about this great new range or BAXI Systems in general, please contact us.

Industry Training for Central Heating New Zealand

We recently ran our first 3 day CHNZ training class in our new premises, we are pleased to say it went very well. Trade customers turned up from all over NZ to attend our three day CPD accredited course. A lot of information was covered which has hopefully equipped them to more confidently go forth and install warm water central heating systems. Despite some complaining about their heads hurting from information overload here is what two had to say.

Great few days training, very beneficial for both myself and Cam, really enjoyed it and keen to send some of our other staff down in the future. Hopefully we can now be a lot more confident in central heating and your products.

– Brad Kells, Managing Director Laser Plumbing

Thanks so much for the course you ran this week. It was extremely well run and I feel that I got a great deal out of it. After spending the three days at CHNZ HQ it was glaringly obvious that you guys not only know your stuff but also know what good service is.

– Mike Cartwright, MCPlumber

New Profile DeLonghi Radiators


Delonghi Radiators have had a slight change of profile of the standard radiators. Apart from smoother style fluting all other specifications on these radiators remain the same. These radiators are available from January 2013 and come with the unrivaled DeLonghi 25 year functional guarantee.

In the image at right, the obsolete profile is on the left and the new profile is on the right.

Recent Baxi Commercial Project


A recent commercial project: Bupa Tararu near Cambridge. Twin BAXI Luna HT 100kW boilers expertly installed by EC Design.

New Staff

A Big welcome to Steve Gledhill who recently joined the team in the North Island in the role of Business Development. Steve focuses on commercial and retail markets. For those who have not met Steve yet here is a bit of background.

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Canterbury.
  • Worked for 15 years in residential construction industry as design engineer, manufacturing engineer then business development for Interlock Group and ASSA ABLOY.
  • Spent 8 years living and working in the USA.

Hobbies/Interests: Used to do a lot of mountain biking, water skiing, snowboarding, indoor soccer, travelling but now all my spare time is with my two boys!
One of my favourite sayings: “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
Professional Goal: To present CHNZ as a professional company and show Kiwis what they have been missing!

Conferences and Exhibition News

If you happen to be in the neighbourhood why not come visit us at stand number 27 at the 112th Annual Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drain Layers NZ Inc 20th – 22nd March 2013 Palmerston North.

To Finish


We hope you have found the topics of interest and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your custom this year. We look forward to continuing to work with you on design and supply of central heating systems and products in 2013.

Best Regards,
The Team at Central Heating New Zealand