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- July 2009

Editorial comment: Government support? Some hopes! 01 July 2009
'I HAVE been talking to Geoff Lockwood, technical director of Ebm-papst and chairman of the Fan Manufacturers Association' comments Paul Braithwaite, HVR editor.

The Ant Wilson Column: Should we compare EPCs and DECs 01 July 2009
Recently I was asked to provide a key note address on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and Display Energy Certificates (DECs), and a couple of issues were raised.

Health and Safety Matters: Farewell to the fun police 01 July 2009
Employers must start looking at health and safety as a commercial benefit not as a burden, according to Bob Towse, head of technical and safety at the HVCA .

Contractor Profile: How to make it in mechanical 01 July 2009
Kershaw Mechanical Services has been in business since 1954 and, despite the recession, it is optimistic about growth. Paul Braithwaite talks to Ian Greenstock, the company's sales and estimating director.

Burning Issue: Addressing common installation issues 01 July 2009
Don Spearman, managing director at Xpelair, looks at the growth of central extract ventilation systems and suggests ways to help installers fit the right system for the right application.

Company Profile: The full package 01 July 2009
Ormandy Group has grown into a £25M turnover business in just eight years. HVR asks managing director Paul Cooper how they did it, and why even the recession can’t halt the company’s progress