COCAA Members Contact Information

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COCAA member information:

The Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (AMDEA)

AMDEA is the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances, the trade association for the domestic appliance industry in the UK.

www.amdea.org.uk

The Association of Professional Independent Chimney Sweeps (APICS)

The Association of Professional Independent Chimney Sweeps (APICS) is dedicated to sharing and promoting the knowledge and expertise of its members. Educating the public about chimney safety and CO awareness is of paramount importance.

www.apics.org.uk

British Gas

British Gas is a British-owned company. As part of the Centrica Group, they provide gas, electricity and home repair services to millions of customers in Scotland, Wales and England.

www.britishgas.co.uk/ManageQueries/HelpAndAdvice/Type/Case/ID/2267

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Ltd

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Ltd is a company set up to stop people dying and suffering from "the silent killer". Following research into this topic, we were shocked and dismayed to know that so many were suffering and dying from carbon monoxide poisoning.

www.co-alarms.com

CO Awareness – Victim Charity

CO Awareness was granted charitable status in September 2008 under the title Carbon Monoxide Awareness Ltd. the charity. Five Trustees were appointed, Lynn Griffiths, Bryan Nott, Daniella Montaldi, John Stones and Tony Brunton. Tony Brunton was elected to chair the Board in January 2009 and Lynn Griffiths to the position of President. For reference and activity purposes the charity is still known as CO Awareness and has chosen as the principal objectives for this year, which starts with CO Awareness Week, the significant enhancement of information on the causes and effects of CO poisoning and an increase in the effectiveness of the type of support offered to victims.

CO-Awareness week 2009 is 16th. November through to 20th. November. Venues are House of Lords, Waterfront Hall Belfast, Cardiff City Hall Cardiff, Glasgow City Chambers Glasgow and the Mechanics Institute Manchester.

www.covictim.org

CO-Gas Safety

CO-Gas Safety is an independent registered charity, set up in 1995 to work to reduce accidents from Carbon Monoxide poisoning and other gas dangers.

www.co-gassafety.co.uk

CoGDEM

CoGDEM is the Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring, the trade association for manufacturers of gas detectors and instruments such as domestic CO alarms and Flue Gas Analysers

www.cogdem.org.uk

Consumer Council

The Consumer Council represents Northern Ireland consumers and gives them a voice. It ensures that policy and decision makers take their views into account. It works with other organisations to put consumers at the heart of society. It runs education and information campaigns.

www.consumercouncil.org.uk

CORGI

CORGI is the national watchdog for gas safety in the United Kingdom and holds the register of all competent gas installers in the UK. CORGI was founded in 1970 to protect the public from the dangers of unsafe gas installations.

www.trustcorgi.com/carbonmonoxidekills/carbonmonoxidekills.htmx

CORGI Trust

The CORGI Trust was established in 2005 as a registered charitable body with the key objectives of further improving gas safety for the public and industry throughout the United Kingdom and reducing the incidents of death and serious injury from carbon monoxide exposure.

www.trustcorgi.com/carbonmonoxidekills/carbonmonoxidekills.htmx

Curzon

Curzon has been supplying genuine plumbing and heating spares for almost 50 years. Serving both the domestic and commercial markets, it has built up a well-respected name in the repair and maintenance sectors.

Curzon continues to expand both its branch network and wide product range, currently offering over 75,000 spare parts for boilers and heating systems, gas safety and test equipment, showers and sanitaryware, from the UK’s leading manufacturers.

www.curzoncare.co.uk

Dominic Rogers Trust

Since the death of her son to Carbon Monoxide poisoning, Stacey Rodgers has worked tirelessly campaigning locally in Huddersfieldand nationally for greater awareness of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is one of the largest energy companies in the UK and is the largest electricity supplier for London, the south east and the south west of England and supply energy to around 5.1 million customers.

www.edfenergy.com

Energy Networks Association

ENA - the Energy Networks Association - is the trade association for UK energy transmission and distribution license holders and operators, acting in the interest of its members in the energy 'wires and pipes' sectors.

www.energynetworks.org/

E.ON

E.ON is the UK’s largest integrated power and gas company and is part of the E.ON group, the world’s largest investor-owned power and gas company.

www.eonenergy.com

The Energy Retail Association

The Energy Retail Association (ERA), formed in 2003, represents Britain's domestic electricity and gas suppliers in the domestic market in Great Britain; British Gas, EDF Energy, npower, Powergen, Scottish Power, and Scottish and Southern Energy.

www.energy-retail.org.uk/carbonmonoxide.html

The Gas Industry Safety Group

The Gas Industry Safety Group (GISG) was formed in 2000 by principal organisations within the industry to promote gas safety, encourage co-operation amongst industry players to develop, introduce and improve practices for the safe transmission, storage and use of gas throughout the UK, and to ensure the safety of consumers and the public.

www.gisg.org.uk

The Guild of Master Sweeps

The Guild of Master Sweeps is a professional organisation working closely with European colleagues, to raise standards in the industry and promote consumer awareness around the dangers associated with burning carbon based fuels.

www.guild-of-master-sweeps.co.uk

HETAS

HETAS is the official body recognised by government to approve solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services. Its work in approving products covers boilers, cookers, open fires and stoves and room-heaters.

www.hetas.co.uk

HVCA

The HVCA represents the interests of firms active in the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (hvacr) products and equipment. HVCA members are subject to regular, third-party inspection and assessment to ensure their technical and commercial competence and all domestic members are registered with the Government's TrustMark scheme.

www.hvca.org.uk/

The Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering

The Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (IPHE) is the UK’s professional and technical body for all plumbing and heating professionals.

www.iphe.org.uk

LPG

UKLPG is the trade association for the LPG industry, and aims to promote the benefits and safe use of LPG in the UK. LPG is a clean convenient fuel. Also known as propane and butane it can be delivered to your door or bought in cylinders which means it is flexible in its use and applications and is available anywhere is the UK

www.lpga.co.uk/LPGA.htm

The National Association of Chimney Sweeps

The National Association of Chimney Sweeps (NACS) is the national trade body for professional Chimney Sweeps in the UK and is a full member of the European Federation of Chimney Sweeps (ESCHFOE) representing Great Britain.

The NACS is dedicated to consumer chimney safety and members’ services include cleaning, inspection, smoke testing and CCTV surveys of all types of chimneys and flues

freephone: 0800 833464

www.nacs.org.uk

National Grid plc

National Grid plc is dedicated to being the world’s premier network utility. Their core skills lie primarily in the management of large and complex energy delivery networks, and they operate and develop the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales and Great Britain's principal natural gas transportation system.

www.nationalgrid.com/uk/Gas/

Npower

Npower is one of the UK's leading energy suppliers, supplying electricity and gas to millions of customers.

www.npower.com

Scotia Gas Networks

Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) operates two of the largest gas distribution networks in the UK. The company's primary focus is the delivery of gas to 5.7 million customers safely, reliably and efficiently.

www.scotiagasnetworks.co.uk

Scottish and Southern Energy

Scottish and Southern Energy is one of the largest energy companies in the UK and is involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity; energy trading; the storage, distribution and supply of gas; electrical and utility contracting; and telecoms.

www.hydro.co.uk/Help/SafetyAndEmergencies/SafetyAdviceCO2.aspx

Scottish Power

Scottish Power is a leading provider of energy, serving five million homes and businesses in the UK and in the western United States. They generate electricity, operate and maintain large power delivery networks and provide a full range of energy supply services, including metering, billing and call centre support.

www.scottishpower.co.uk

The Solid Fuel Association

The Solid Fuel Association (SFA) promotes solid fuel and wood fuel domestic heating in Great Britain and offers technical help and advice to professionals and consumers alike.

www.solidfuel.co.uk

Specflue

Specflue has been successfully supplying flue and chimney products for all fuel types – gas, coal, oil wood etc to the UK market for over 15 years. Products include flexible flue liners, chimney cowls and flue systems for solid fuels as well as gas and oil. Specflue ceramic is also perfect for the emerging specialist biomass sector. All sales and technical staff are HETAS qualified and regularly take part in on-going training sessions.

www.specflue.com

Valor Fires

Valor Fires is the largest UK supplier of fireplace products, providing efficient, safe and reliable fireplace solutions. Valor Fires works with COCAA to keep harmful products of combustion out of the home.

www.firesandstoves.co.uk