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News Archive - December 2014

Water treatment specialist appoints technical sales engineers 29 December 2014

Sentinel Commercial, which has been providing water treatment support for commercial boiler and heating system applications for just over four years, has welcomed two more technical sales engineers to it’s growing team. Adam Purnell and Craig Milner,...

E-learning options 29 December 2014

Hull manufacturer, Ideal Boilers, is urging installers to take every opportunity available to update their knowledge and skills, including the innovative e-learning modules available through the company’s website.The company boasts two dedicated ‘...

F-Gas compliance for latecomers 29 December 2014

December has brought the R22 phase-out period to a close and the use of recycled or virgin HCFCs to service HVAC equipment is now illegal. “Businesses that have struggled to make their HVAC equipment fit for purpose by now are facing increased ...

Fan firm concentrates on cost effective and high performance IAQ 29 December 2014

For Elta Fans Residential Division, part of the Elta Group, the 2015 Ecobuild exhibition has taken on added significance following; major investment in the company including the appointment of Colin Hone (pictured) as UK sales manager and a new sales ...

Cornish plumber fined for illegal gas work 22 December 2014

A plumber from Bude has been fined for carrying out illegal and unsafe gas work that potentially endangered lives.

Aston Group announces new apprentice appointment 22 December 2014

Aston Group, the building services and facilities management company, has appointed Harry Tomkins as a new electrical apprentice.

Johnson Controls makes senior appointment 22 December 2014

Johnson Controls has appointed Patrick Roubi as vice president and general manager Building Efficiency Europe & Africa, effective from 1 February 2015.

Property firm prosecuted for gas safety failings 18 December 2014

A property company from Richmond has been prosecuted after endangering lives by repeatedly failing to make sure the gas boilers in the homes it rented were safe and free of dangerous defects.

ebm-papst founder marks milestone birthday 17 December 2014

Founder of ebm-papst and entrepreneur Gerhard Sturm celebrates his 80th birthday today (17 December).

CDL supports Winter Coat Amnesty 16 December 2014

Toshiba distributor Cool Designs is supporting Crisis Christmas by becoming a collection station for local charity, the Winter Coat Amnesty.

Fläkt Woods hosts technical symposium 15 December 2014

Fläkt Woods held a Technical Symposium at the Building Centre in London on 11 December 2014.

Kensa looks back on a successful year for roadshows 15 December 2014

Kensa Heat Pumps says that rural installers across the country are being converted to ground source following the completion of its 2014 national installer roadshow.

Airedale International extends training programme to Middle East 15 December 2014

Airedale International has embarked on a data centre design and maintenance training programme in the Middle East as part of its continued commitment to supporting customers and business partners in the region.

Veolia encourages businesses to sign up for an energy audit 15 December 2014

Veolia, the environmental solutions provider, is encouraging large businesses to sign up for an energy audit to meet the demands of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

Durham plumber prosecuted for risking lives 11 December 2014

A plumber from County Durham plumber has been sentenced for putting the lives of tenants at risk after he deceived landlords and falsely claimed to be Gas Safe registered.

UKLPG calls on DECC to reconsider LP Gas 11 December 2014

Following the launch of the second phase of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) yesterday (10 December), the trade body UKLPG is urging the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to review the role of LP Gas in delivering a cohesive off-grid heating strategy.

BSRIA responds to Government’s Infrastructure Plan and Autumn Statement 08 December 2014

BSRIA has issued a response to the recent publication of the Government’s Infrastructure Plan and Autumn Statement.

CIBSE and WRAP publish new guidance on resource efficiency 08 December 2014

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and WRAP, the UK’s resource efficiency experts, have collaborated to produce new guidance on resource efficiency in the built environment.

JCM Heating and Renewables receives £400k funding facility 08 December 2014

JCM Heating and Renewables (JCM), the specialist installer of gas condensing boilers, has received a £400,000 funding facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.

JG Speedfit sponsors GBmoto Kawasaki team 08 December 2014

JG Speedfit has announced that it is the title sponsor of the GBmoto Kawasaki team, which will compete in the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship season.

Klima-Therm and LH make three new appointments 08 December 2014

Klima-Therm and its sister company LH plc, the Wimbledon-based air conditioning and chiller specialist, have announced three appointments as part of a strategic growth plan.

Second release of Green Deal Home Improvement Fund opens this week 08 December 2014

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) will open to new applications on Wednesday 10 December.

Greenworks offers ‘boiler season’ guides for installers 05 December 2014

Greenworks has created a guide for installers outlining the business opportunities available in ‘boiler season’.

Waterloo celebrates long serving employees and recruits new staff 05 December 2014

Waterloo Air Products is celebrating its long serving members of staff and investing in new talent to drive its future growth.

Essex plumber prosecuted for illegal gas work 05 December 2014

An Essex plumber has been sentenced to 140 hours community service after he put the lives of prospective home-owners in danger following illegal gas work on appliances at a home in Tiptree.

ADEY Installer Club goes from strength to strength 04 December 2014

ADEY Professional Heating Solutions’ monthly prize draw has so far equipped 100 lucky installers with tools to protect and maintain the nation’s central heating systems.

CIC announces industry summit in September 2015 02 December 2014

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has announced a major event in the construction industry calendar for next year -- Construction Industry Summit: Government and Industry in Partnership --which will take place in London on 8 and 9 September 2015.

Viessmann installer raises over £6,000 for brain injury hospital 02 December 2014

Viessmann heating installer, Evolution Renewable Energy Solutions Ltd, has raised more than £6,000 for St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London.

Pipe Center and Climate Center celebrate long serving staff 02 December 2014

Pipe Center and Climate Center, the UK’s leading commercial heating and cooling distributors, have launched a Hall of Fame to honour and celebrate long-serving staff who make an outstanding contribution to the company and industry.

ADEY golf day raises funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital 02 December 2014

An annual golf day hosted by ADEY Professional Heating Solutions has raised almost £5,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

BITZER launches new guide to F-Gas Regulations 02 December 2014

Following the introduction of the new Regulation (EU) 517/2014 in June 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases, BITZER UK has published a new guide that discusses its key elements.

CIPHE appoints technical and education manager 02 December 2014

Bryan Clark has joined the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) as technical and education manager.

Smith’s names new ceo 02 December 2014

Smith’s Fan Convectors has appointed Ken Hale as its new chief executive officer.