The HVR Awards 2014 took place last night at the five-star Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London.
LC Energy, a leading UK specialist in sustainable wood fuel supply, has acquired Ecolyf, an MCS accredited company which specialises in the supply, installation and maintenance of wood fuel boilers.
TROX has appointed Alice Arnott as its new marketing co-ordinator.
Smith’s Fan Convectors has announced the appointment of Steve Boggis as commercial director.
Lochinvar has appointed Holly Winman as marketing executive.
Autron Low Surface Temperature Radiators has appointed Norman Walters to its sales team.
CIBSE launched a new edition of Guide M: Maintenance engineering and management on 19 November at an event held at the Royal Academy of Engineering.
West Control Solutions, global specialists in advanced temperature control, has recently completed a major expansion of its UK manufacturing centre in Brighton.
To support this year's Children in Need Appeal, managing director of Powrmatic, Phil Brompton, pledged to donate £1 from his own pocket for every order for heating, ventilation or air conditioning products the company received on Friday 14 November.
Carrier Rental Systems (CRS) has rolled-out a new national sales network and made a number of new appointments to support strategic growth plans.
Andrew Hudson, founder and managing director of G&H Sustainability, has won a Yorkshire Young Achievers Award.
Pupils from schools in Hatfield, St Albans, Stevenage and Bisham recently took part in a special eco competition at Mitsubishi Electric’s headquarters in Hatfield.
Greenworks has invited installers to test and improve their knowledge of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) via a quiz on its website.
Torin-Sifan, a leading producer of energy efficient fan technology to the European air movement industry, is celebrating 50 years of British manufacturing with the completion of its new EC manufacturing and technology centre at Pagoda Park in Swindon.
A self-employed builder from East Barnet has been fined after he endangered the lives of home-owners following the installation of a wall-mounted gas boiler and associated pipe-work at a home in Clacton-on-Sea despite not being gas safe registered.
There is overwhelming support for the promotion of career progression to those working in plumbing and domestic heating, according to latest industry research.
In his first public speaking commitment since winning the RIBA Stirling Prize this year, architect Steve Tompkins of Haworth Tompkins will join the Independent’s architecture critic Jay Merrick, in conversation at next year’s Ecobuild show.
Pipe Center and Climate Center have expanded their central estimating team to provide a faster turnaround on project quotations and support continued growth.
According to a new survey by Daikin UK, British homeowners are preparing to wrap up indoors this winter as concern over the cost of heating dominates seasonal money worries.
A new report published today by renewable energy experts Regen SW, reveals that 16,000 people are employed by south west construction businesses in making homes more energy efficient but with the right backing this figure could be much higher.
A new, independent report, Pathways for Heat: Low Carbon Heat for Buildings, by cross-party think tank group, Carbon Connect, and published in Parliament today (17 November), is calling for the next Government to set heat as a policy priority for the decade ahead.
ebm-papst is opening its new €15m production facility in Mulfingen-Hollenbach, Germany, after a construction period of just seven months.
Wolseley UK has appointed Joanne Smith as its new human resources director.
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EnviroVent says that according to a recent survey of 200 homeowners who had bought one of its ventilation systems more than half had experienced improvements to their health or home within two weeks of its installation.
According to the latest figures from the Sutherland tables, heating oil prices have continued to fall and are now at a three year low, making oil arguably the cheapest and most convenient way to heat off-gas grid homes.
Trimble has acquired Amtech Group from Primary Capital Limited and senior management for an undisclosed sum.
Ex-naval engineer David Read has joined the technotrans service team and will report to newly promoted lead engineer Steve Liddell.
Specialist distributor Encon Insulation has boosted its industrial/HVAC division for the second time in as many months.
Expanding independent distributor AMP has reported a dramatic increase in sales of Toshiba air conditioning units following a company-wide sales initiative.
Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has appointed a new business development manager for the south region as it continues to invest in its growing sales team.
Design and build event company Media 10 has launched UK Construction Week, which will bring together the newly acquired Build Show and the highly successful Grand Designs Live.
Continued investment in research and development is helping companies to stay ahead of legislative and commercial demands, according to Armstrong Fluid Technology.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC), through its Liability Panel, has provided advice to the Earl of Lytton for the introduction of amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill when the Bill reached the House of Lords on 22 October.
According to a new report by AMA Research, the UK domestic central heating market has an estimated total value of around £1.1 billion at manufacturers’ prices in 2014.
Resource Data Management has reported unprecedented interest in its latest control technology, following a record showing at Chillventa where it launched 25 new products.
McQuay UK has launched a new, responsive website at www.mcquay.co.uk to maximise visitors’ experience whether they’re accessing the page via their computer, smartphone or tablet.
Flexenergy, the Fife-based pipe specialist, has appointed Steven Rankine as area sales manager for Scotland.
At Ecobuild next year, Plumb Center says that its new Practical Installer will help installers looking to break into renewables and energy-efficient heating.
Leading manufacturers attend Pipe Center and Climate Center conference Representatives from 35 of the industry’s leading manufacturers recently attended the Pipe Center and Climate Center’s annual conference, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
Low-income homeowners with electrically heated homes will find it easier to upgrade their heating system from next year after DECC confirmed it plans to change the way in which the ECO (Energy Companies Obligation) scheme 'scores' properties with electric heating.
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Continental Underfloor, the specialist direct supplier of energy efficient underfloor heating systems to the trade, is relocating to new, larger premises in Cornwall.
K-Flex UK has appointed David Ward as technical sales engineer (insulation) based at its UK operation in Leicestershire.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) 2050 Group has published the results of its national online survey, carried out in February and March this year, to find out if people are satisfied working in the industry and what inspires them.
JG Speedfit has revealed the winner of this year's JG Layflat pipe competition - Every Metre Counts.
Air conditioner manufacturer LG strongly believes, as technology advances rapidly, training is more important now than ever.
Daikin UK is sponsoring CIBSE’s next CPD accredited webinar called Future Proofing HVAC Design to Deliver Excellence in Lifetime Operation on Thursday 6 November at 1pm, as part of its Future Thinking programme, created to encourage those who work in building services to think about the issues that will affect the industry in the next few years.
OFTEC (the Oil Firing Technical Association) has formerly responded to DECC’s consultation on fuel poverty, outlining its recommendations to help Britain’s 800,000 oil using households, of which approximately 100,000 are fuel poor.
Carrier Rental Systems (CRS) is urging industry and building managers to be prepared following predictions of an unusually cold winter.
Sabien Technology has completed a contract worth £1.2m with BT, which saw M2G intelligent boiler load optimisers installed at 246 sites across the BT estate.
Stelrad has added a new arm to its business, targeting commercial projects through major M&E consultants.
Energy and Technical Services (ETS) has won the Somerset Business Award for Business of 2014 in the 11-25 employees category.
As part of its continued expansion Powrmatic has appointed two new area sales managers.
Kingspan Environmental has appointed Neil Overton as trade sales director for the UK.
Lochinvar has appointed Simon Maggs as area sales manager (ASM) for the south west region.