Following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), two partners in a home improvement company have been fined after building work at a house left a woman and her foster children exposed to the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) a plumbing and heating company, and two self-employed people who worked for them, have been prosecuted for gas safety failings at more than 300 properties.
The National Energy Foundation has launched a programme of 10 ‘Big Ideas’ - projects to help improve the nation’s energy literacy.
Resource Data Management has acquired RDM Asia as part of its global growth strategy.
Analysis of the largest UK construction contractors indicates that despite greater deal-flow, the financial position of many contractors remains weak, with cash balances and margins down, according to a new report published by KPMG.
New figures reveal that London accounted for a third of the total value of UK construction contracts in August, dominating across commercial and retail, residential and education sectors.
According to a survey by ComRes on behalf of the National Energy Foundation, British people know less about energy than they think.
ADEY Professional Heating Solutions, has chosen the latest winner of its popular #ShowUsYourSludge social media competition.
Worcester, Bosch Group, has again come out on top in the Which? boiler report, having been awarded Which? Best Buys for the fourth year running across its complete Greenstar gas fired boiler range.
ABB has produced a checklist that helps building consultants to specify the most up-to-date variable-speed drive (VSD).
Six members of Team ADEY MagnaClean took part in the Cheltenham Triathlon on Sunday 13 September raising more than £1,000 for Leukaemia Intensive Therapy (LINC) and Sandford Parks Lido.
Trane has opened its first Trane Store in Europe to provide better and quicker solutions to customers’ needs.
JS Humidifiers is rebranding to Condair plc from 15 October.
Toshiba distributor Cool Designs Ltd, which pioneered online video-based training, is now launching a comprehensive programme of classroom-based courses for air conditioning engineers, consultants and end users.
The ACR Show, the UK's only dedicated event for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry returns to the NEC, Birmingham 16-18 February 2016.
According to the first quarterly OFGEM review of homes installing renewable heating technologies under the Government’s domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, the largest take up has been in the south of of England, underlining concerns that the RHI is only viable for more affluent homeowners.
Ecovision Renewables has appointed its sales manager, Paul Dean, as general manager and sales director.
Humidity Solutions has recruited Wayne Hayward to strengthen its sales team.
Cool-Therm has acquired AC AirCon Ltd, the specialist supplier of chiller and compressor parts.
Trade partners of Kingspan Environmental could be in with a chance of winning up to £1,000 in a £20,000 giveaway promotion in partnership with Albion Ultrasteel.
On 25 September Remeha Commercial is moving its sales and administrative headquarters to new, larger premises at Innovation House, Oaklands Business Park in Wokingham.
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has joined the Build Show as an Event Partner.
Heating oil trade association, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS), has joined forces with the Government and consumer bodies ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England), Citizens Advice Bureau and Consumer Futures to urge heating oil early before winter weather arrives.
Re-invented to put profit in the pockets of every installer, whether just setting up, surviving or thriving in the renewables market, Plumb Center’sbusiness at Ecobuild 2015 (www.ecobuild.co.uk) promoting opportunities across the biomass and heat pump markets.
ADEY Professional Heating Solutions is supporting this year’s Gas Safety Week (15-21 September) by equipping installers with the tools to ensure their customers’ heating systems are safe and efficient.
On 17 September construction giants will meet to pool the latest thinking and progress towards adoption of the circular economy in the built environment.
According to the latest state of trade survey conducted by the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES), business is continuing to improve for its members, with increased order books and enquiries being reported virtually across the board.
The owner of a building company from Leatherhead in Surrey has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for breaching gas safety law.
OFTEC is taking to the road this autumn with two exclusive events planned in Cambridge and Exeter to help technicians get the most from their registration.
Viessmann has marked 25 years of operations in the UK with a celebratory event at its UK headquarters in Telford, Shropshire on 9 September.
Fernox has recruited John Tate as technical project engineer.
A landlord from Accrington has been fined after ignoring repeated warnings about arranging an annual gas safety check at a house in the town.
Kensa Heat Pumps is hosting an exclusive workshop at this year’s National Housing Federation Annual Conference at the ICC in Birmingham from 17-19 September.
President of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) Andy Sneyd (pictured) said that an understanding by all parties to the construction process of the operation of the entire supply chain is essential if the UK industry is to achieve and maintain genuinely world class status.
NAPIT (the National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers) is working with specialist ground source heat pump manufacturer Kensa to help dispel the myths surrounding ground source heat pumps through a series of roadshows.
Honeywell is the latest company to join the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) as its supplier members continue to grow.
Nine leading young building services engineers have been shortlisted for the 2014 CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year Award, with six companies in the running to be CIBSE Employer of the Year.
Baxi Commercial has renamed its Interpart division Baxi Genuine Parts.
Torin-Sifan is now a member of the European Ventilation Industry Association (EVIA ).
Big Foot Systems has appointed Joe Rose as technical marketing manager.
BSRIA’s new guide entitled Safety in Building Services Design aims to help designers with the space planning of building services.
Current poor ventilation in British homes is placing occupants at risk of serious health issues.
BIM2050 group has published its much anticipated Built Environment 2050: A Report on our Digital Future.
Mark Oakes has been appointed to the new post of head of specialist group services and association secretary at the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES), following the retirement of Gareth Keller after 18 years of distinguished service.
Construction industry professionals attended the Construction Industry Council (CIC) 2050 Group’s second speed mentoring event last week.
New speakers have been announced for 10-80-10 The Building Services Summit which has been launched by The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) and B&ES (Building & Engineering Services Association).
CIBSE’s forthcoming Leadership in Building Performance Conference and Exhibition promises to share knowledge across the industry.
OFTEC has introduced new classes of registration for solar thermal systems and heat pumps, to support technicians working in renewable technologies, and plans to extend this further to cover biomass next year.
Carrier Rental Systems is expanding its UK operations with a major investment at its headquarters in Thorpe, Surrey.
Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has expanded its sales presence with a new appointment for the Scotland and Cumbria area.
Baxi Commercial has expanded its sales team to boost its presence within the commercial heating market.
Plymouth landlord fined for dangerous gas ovenA Plymouth landlord has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for risking the lives of a young mother and her child, by providing a dangerous gas oven installed in the house.
Cornerstone has introduced a new websites projects, people, products and businesses together to provide an effective marketing platform, a database of searchable building information and a digital record of who built what.
Delron Services Ltd (DSL) has appointed Martin Burton as operations director.