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News Archive - December 2008

New year brings Manchester HEVAR 2009 23 December 2008
Heat Pump seminars are the newest additions to Manchester HEVAR 2009, which takes place on January 28-29.

Christmas crooks steal church's heat 22 December 2008
Heating oil thieves have robbed a church for the second time - bringing cold comfort for the All Saints congregation.

BSRIA hosts BREEAM and LEED talks 22 December 2008
BSRIA is hosting presentations on BREEAM and LEED to promote a better understanding of the key issues related to the environmental assessment of buildings.

Pettifer's PCM sale saves jobs 22 December 2008

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PCM Ltd, the London-based construction consulting arm of the troubled Pettifer Group, has been sold to Confluence Project Management, for an undisclosed sum.

Vaillant's record year boosts hopes for 2009 19 December 2008
The Vaillant group's Belper factory made and sold 400,000 boilers this year - 25,000 more than last year and it plans to set another record in 2009.

Energy generation's a whisky business 19 December 2008
Grimsby company Helius Energy can produce energy from whisky distillery waste- a feat that has won it 'Best Environmental Initiative Award' at the 2008 Scottish Green Energy Awards.

Brown consults on zero carbon homes definition 18 December 2008
The Minister for Housing and Planning, Margaret Beckett has announced Gordon Brown's proposals for making new homes zero carbon from 2016 and is now seeking the industry's views on the definition of zero carbon homes.

JS Wright apprentice wins plumb award 18 December 2008
Trainee Michael Cox has picked up a plumb prize on the path to a promising career by winning the West Midlands Plumbing Apprentice of the Year Award.

EU directive recognises air source heat pumps 17 December 2008
The European parliament has expanded the definition of renewable energy sources to include aerothermal and hydrothermal energy sources, effectively recognising air-source and water source heat pumps.

Live demos and prizes at Manchester HEVAR 2009 17 December 2008
Live demonstrations from HVAC experts and several prizes are being offered to visitors to Manchester HEVAR on January 28-29, 2009.

New year brings new construction champion 15 December 2008
From the new year, Philip White will replace Stephen Williams as the Health and Safety Executive's chief inspector of Construction.

Energetix and E.On steps closer to micro-CHP delivery 15 December 2008
Energetix Genlec and E.On have signed a "head of terms" agreement with a European appliance manufacturer to mass produce micro-chp units for E.ON and the European domestic heating market.

Carillion's good news story is out 11 December 2008
Building and services firm Carillion had some good news from the construction sector and upped its forecasts for the year.

Skerritt invests £1.6m in eco-headquarters 11 December 2008
One of Nottingham's oldest mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors has spent £1.6m creating an eco-friendly head office at a new location in the city.

A quarter of staff at Grundfos plant to lose jobs 10 December 2008
Sixty-four of the 255 staff at Grundfos Manufacturing's Sunderland factory will be made redundant during the coming months, after the firm suffered falling demand and lost work to overseas.

Capita launches Gas Safe Register brand 09 December 2008
"Gas Safe Register" is the new brand name for Capita's gas registration scheme unveiled for Britain.

OFTEC fired up about director's appointment 08 December 2008
OFTEC, the Oil Firing Technical Association, has appointed Jacqueline Smith to take up the post of Registration Services director.

Balfour Beatty builds AREVA and VINCI ties for nuclear wins 04 December 2008
Balfour Beatty is putting together a team to bid for the development and delivery of a fleet of nuclear reactors (ERPs) for the UK and is working with French nuclear plant provider AREVA.

Under Pressure? Not BSS Industrial's band 04 December 2008
Unsigned but undeterred, the artists behind rock band The Pressure Drops got heads banging at their latest gig, raising £2,000 for charity.

Government investigates rogue recruiters 04 December 2008
Twelve employment agencies in Plymouth are in the firing line following a clamp down on illegal practices.

Robin Roks into COO seat 03 December 2008
Building services firm Rok plc has appointed Robin Olorenshaw as the company's chief operating officer.

Construction Bill included in Queen's speech 03 December 2008
Amendments to the Construction Act have been included in the Queen's speech, with a Bill which is expected to be introduced on December 4, 2008.

Death of a tradesman: Fatal figures rise 02 December 2008
Every week brings the death of 20 tradesmen from asbestos-related diseases - and this figure is rising, according to the Health and Safety Executive.

Balfour Beatty WorkPlace buys energy controls firm 02 December 2008
Balfour Beatty WorkPlace has bought building services controls firm Colledge Trundle and Hall (CTH) for £2.85m.

Disabled to help construction sector respond to upturn 01 December 2008
Disabled people will get the support they need to work in the construction industry, thanks to NET Ambition, which hopes to provide more skilled workers for the sector to react to an economic upturn.

Pensioner cheats death but British Gas pays £4,700 01 December 2008

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British Gas has been forced to pay £4,700, after an 81 year-old woman fell through an open hatch in her home, which had been left unguarded by the central heating installation contractor.