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News Archive - April 2010

Social housing to grow till 2014 30 April 2010
Social housing market will continue to grow in spite of current government spending levels which are unsustainable given the background of public sector debt, says a new report.

SCS Group opens a capital office 30 April 2010
Ventilation and building services specialist, SCS Group has opened a office in central London to support the growth of its south east division and clients based in the capital.

Mike Malina votes for building services party 29 April 2010
Mike Malina, director of Energy Solutions Associates has put forward a manifesto for building services and suggests the party that wins the industry's vote post-election (May 6), is a party that listens to sector needs.

Dantherm Filtration gets new owner 28 April 2010
Fume and dust extraction specialist Dantherm Filtration has been acquired by the Swedish group Nederman Holding AB.

New managing director at Altecnic 28 April 2010
Plumbing equipment manufacturer Altecnic has appointed Alan Sherwin as its new managing director following the retirement of firm's founders from the board in March.

Contractors' orders rise but late payment prevails 27 April 2010
A rise in orders and expected workload shows the specialist sector may be stabilising, but it's far from out of the woods according to a survey by the National Specialist Contractors' Council (NSCC).

Polypipe named Manufacturer of the Year 27 April 2010
Polypipe Terrain has been named Manufacturer of the Year at the 2010 Building Awards in recognition of successes achieved in recent months.

Airtech man fights for funds for Haiti victims 27 April 2010
Fan manufacturer Airtech is sending its marketing director into the boxing ring to raise cash for Haiti's earthquake victims.

Man jailed again for illegal gas work 23 April 2010
An illegal gas fitter has been jailed for a second time for carrying out gas work after ignoring a prohibition notice issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Alistair Darling talks controls at Schneider Electric 23 April 2010
Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling's election plans led him to visit the manufacturing plant of controls firm Schneider Electric.

Brown, Cameron and Clegg get SEC advice 23 April 2010
Don't give us new initiatives, implement procurement best practice - that's the message sent to Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg in a letter from the chairman of the Specialist Engineering Contractors' (SEC) group.

Firm resilience- a hot topic at CIBSE conference 22 April 2010
How to Secure the Future of Building Services is the burning issue of the CIBSE National Conference 2010 on April 27-28 at London's British Museum.

Kershaw achieves high score of school contracts 22 April 2010
Kershaw Mechanical Services has been awarded a £1.3 million school contract to design and build the mechanical services for a new extension at Chase High School in Southend-on-Sea.

ICOM's iconic past president Tony Ellis dies 22 April 2010
Tony Ellis, a former president of the ICOM Energy Association, who at the age of 77 ran the same commercial heating firm he founded in 1972, has died.

Construction starts on Stiebel Eltron's MCS training centre 22 April 2010
A new training centre for microgeneration technologies part-funded by German heating manufacturer Stiebel Eltron, is to open at the firm's premises this July.

Government must stop air conditioning non-compliance 21 April 2010
Non-compliance with air conditioning inspections and F-Gas Regulations is costing both business and the environment warns CIBSE which this week launched a campaign calling on government to take action.

Scotland's boiler scrappage launches in May 21 April 2010
From May 24, Scottish households can apply for a £400 boiler scrappage voucher to help fund the replacement of a G-rated boiler with a more efficient model.

Brown fires up election with Worcester Bosch visit 21 April 2010
Prime Minister Gordon Brown visited boiler manufacturer Worcester Bosch on Monday (April 20), to turn the election focus back onto Labour, which is keen to win the cross-party struggle for the town of Worcester.

HVCA takes lead to back HVR Awards 2010 21 April 2010
The Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association (HVCA) has thrown its full support behind the newly-launched HVR Awards 2010, which will take place for the first time on September 22.

Heatrae Sadia appoints head of specification 20 April 2010

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Water heating manufacturer Heatrae Sadia has appointed Simon Russell as head of specification.

Grundfos strikes two-shirt deal with West Brom 19 April 2010
Pump manufacturer Grundfos has struck a sponsorship deal to promote its brand on West Bromwich Albion's football shirts.

Meet the HVR team at Nemex 19 April 2010
If you would like to meet the editor and the rest of the team behind Heating and Ventilating Review, visit the Nemex exhibition from April 20-22.

Altecnic founders leave to focus on Intatec 19 April 2010
The founders of the Stafford-based heating manufacturer Altecnic, are leaving the firm after 22 years.

Baxi offers world cup tickets 19 April 2010
The chance to win two tickets to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa on July 11, is available to Baxi commercial division installer customers who purchase a qualifying product.

Factory jobs saved by Ambirad's takeover 16 April 2010
More than 40 jobs have been saved following the takeover of Benson Heating by heating and ventilating group AmbiRad and its md says more jobs will be created.

Samsung UK HQ unveils new air-conditioning centre 16 April 2010
A new technical centre has opened at Samsung's European HQ in Chertsey to train sales staff, installers and engineers on Samsung's air conditioning products.

Firm future means taking up apprentices 15 April 2010

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Nearly a third (31%) of contractors will not take on an apprentice at the moment as a result of the recession, according to research by Construction Skills which is urging firms to do the opposite.

Rainer Schulz becomes Rehau CEO 14 April 2010
Rainer Schulz has taken over as CEO of the Rehau group and his predecessor Wolfgang Faber has been appointed to the supervisory board of the group.

Eaga heat pump tenants seek compensation 13 April 2010
Slapped with a quarterly electricity bill of up to £900, low income residents of eight new homes are demanding compensation following an alleged fault in the design and installation of the heat pump system.

Kershaw wins 2 London residential contracts 13 April 2010
Two new luxury residential maintenance contracts have been won by M&E company Kershaw Mechanical Services.

Viessmann joins domestic heat pump association 12 April 2010
Heat pump manufacturer Viessmann has joined BEAMA's Domestic Heat Pump Association (BDHPA).

EIC appoints commercial head 12 April 2010
EIC has appointed quantity surveyor Robert Duggan to take commercial control of its mechanical, electrical and building fabric (MEBF) service.

A sterile solution for Cfes 12 April 2010
Specialist m&e contractor Cfes has completed the mid-project phase of modular installation on Yeovil District hospital’s £3.1m Sterile Services Department project.

Heat pumps included in EU's £42m retrofit offer 12 April 2010
Social housing providers are being urged to compete for access to £42.5 million of EU funding to boost England's retrofit technology including heat pumps.

District heating gets funding boost 08 April 2010
Some £25.5m has been allocated for 2009/10 by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) for district heating schemes in England.

Heatrae Sadia hires new marketing manager 07 April 2010
Water heating specialist Heatrae Sadia has appointed Ian Maclure as marketing operations manager.

Quarter of a million staff targeted for insulation 07 April 2010
A quarter of a million employees will be targeted to join an insulation scheme run by Sainsbury's, via the internal communications channels of some of Britain's biggest bosses.

Cameron, Brown & co: Less talk more energy action 07 April 2010
It is not enough for Britain's political party leaders to show their energy cards before the general election on May 6, they must act on it in year one of office, says one industry leader.

New customer services manager at BBES 07 April 2010
Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES), the m&e building services firm, has appointed Tony O’Toole as the company’s customer services manager.

Specflue's hires CO2 savings champion 07 April 2010
Chimney and flue supplier Specflue has created a CO2 savings manager role and recruited Brian May to the post.

Obituary: Roger Taylor 06 April 2010
Roger Taylor, operations and IT director of Space Airconditioning, has died following a stroke.

Illegal gas fitter and mobile home firm fined 06 April 2010
A plumber who carried out illegal gas work at a mobile home park and the firm that hired him have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Vent-Axia launches heat pump division 06 April 2010
Ventilation specialist Vent-Axia is launching a heat pump division in May to offer ground source and air source heat pumps for the domestic and light commercial markets.

Inspectors stop work at 359 sites 06 April 2010
Nearly a quarter of construction sites inspected by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in March failed safety checks.

New homes get temperature limit of 48 degrees 06 April 2010
The temperature of bath water has been limited to 48°C in new homes in England and Wales effective from April 6, thanks to an amendment to Part G of the Building Regulations.

Construction product sales stabilise 01 April 2010
Despite January's adverse weather conditions, construction product sales were flat during the first quarter of 2010 compared with the year earlier, according to the Construction Activity Barometer.

New procurement boss at BBES 01 April 2010
Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES), one of the UK’s largest mechanical and electrical building services businesses has appointed Nigel Hempsall as head of procurement.