Companies advised to book now for next month’s ACR News Awards, hosted by top TV comedian Jimmy Carr.
The team from HETAS will be on stand N3186 this year to help with advice on training, certification and registration with HETAS.
Ecobuild has unveiled its full conference programme which includes a number of major industry names and Westminster speakers, with support from global sustainable construction leaders Skanska and Lend Lease.
Daikin UK has boosted its domestic heating team with a number of appointments.
Frigesco has been invited to present the latest developments in its transformational flash defrost technology at CleanEquity Monaco 2015.
Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has reported year-on-year sales growth of 28% for 2014.
Toshiba Air Conditioning is launching an R22 data collection initiative to assess the number and type of R22 systems still operational across the UK and Ireland.
Hargreaves, the air movement and ventilation ductwork specialist, has invested in a new design centre that will enable it to offer its customers a full turnkey HVAC solution.
The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has published its Business Manifesto which it says highlights the issues it believes the next Government must address if UK construction is to remain genuinely fit-for-purpose in the years ahead.
A court has heard that an unregistered gas fitter put lives at risk because of his poor work illegally fitting boilers.
Zehnder Group UK has formed a partnership with the Passive House Academy to offer a certified Passivhaus tradesperson course at a new training facility at the National Construction College in Glasgow.
Uponor has renamed its specialist installation business, formerly known as velta, to Uponor Building Energy (UBE), emphasising its ongoing focus on the commercial built environment.
BSRIA has more than 30 years’ experience of providing nationwide airtightness testing, consultancy, design reviews and support services on all buildings, both dwellings and non-dwellings.
According to a new report by Barbour ABI, growth in the construction sector is showing signs of a slowdown.
Logic Certification has introduced a new course for installers working on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) installations where heat metering is required.
In January last year, NAPIT predicted that 2014 would be the year of renewables and, with many positive predictions being made over the last 12 months, it seems this forecast was indeed accurate.
Ideal Boilers has become the latest business to support the project which it is hoped will restore the glory of the birthplace of Hull industrialist and film maker, J. Arthur Rank..
It is with great sadness that Ideal Commercial Boilers has announced the death of Anna Chance, business development manager for the London region, on 4 January following a short illness.
Johnson Controls, Hitachi Ltd and Hitachi Appliances Inc have entered into a definitive agreement for their global joint venture while at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
According to new figures from the DECC, by the end of November last year the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and Green Deal package had delivered new boilers, windows and insulation to 1,021,000 homes, four months ahead of its March 2015 target.
Worcester, Bosch Group announces cashback promotion Worcester, Bosch Group has launched a cashback cylinder promotion, which also includes the chance for installers to win a trip to Britain’s most famous race track.
Specialist recruitment consultancy Thornhvac has launched a survey to find the HVAC manufacturers that people most want to work for.
Airedale International has extended its training programme for 2015.
A1 Flue Systems has announced two key appointments to boost its UK sales team.
HVAC industry expert and much liked sales manager for AmbiRad and Reznor UK, Howard Marfleet, has sadly died after battling a long illness.
Fernox has appointed Calvin Pope as its new sales director for the UK and Ireland.
Daikin UK is inviting building services engineers and engineering consultants to attend the next series of its forward-thinking, CPD-accredited Future Thinking seminars in February and March this year.
Roderick Pettigrew has resigned from the position of chief executive of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) with immediate effect.
Greenworks Training Academy is encouraging installers to make energy-efficiency training part of their New Year’s resolutions.
Specialist Contractors have maintained their excellent safety record for another year, according to the results of the 2013/14 National Specialist Contractors’ (NSCC) Accident Survey.
S & P Coil Products (SPC) has appointed Andrew Saxon as unitary product manager to spearhead strategic management and growth of the unitary products within the business.
Pipework specialist REHAU is now offering an updated CPD which it says will benefit specifiers and consultants who want to learn more about designing efficient district heating schemes.
Airedale International has rewarded more than 35 employees at an annual luncheon, where they were joined by their managers and company directors.
The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has named Jim Murray, an energetic and much-valued member of the Ductwork Group, as the latest recipient of its Outstanding Service Award.
The number of installers who have signed up to Worcester, Bosch Group’s Online Training Academy has now exceeded 2,000, within just four months of its launch.
Engineering specialist HE Simm has joined forces with construction company Lend Lease to support an employment programme which will create job opportunities for former service men and women.
Andy Wighton has been appointed Managing Director of Pipe Center and Climate Center, it has been announced.
Boiler and water heater manufacturer Lochinvar has opened a multi-purpose training facility at its UK headquarters in Banbury, Oxfordshire.
Wolseley UK has launched an apprenticeship scheme for LGV drivers, which it says is the first of its kind in the industry.
Building services contractor J S Wright is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and has recently secured its biggest-ever deal.
New research commissioned by Daikin UK gives a valuable insight into UK homeowners’ awareness and experience of renewable technologies and the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (dRHI) scheme.
Fernox, based in Woking, Surrey, has once again renewed its sponsorship with local under 15’s football team Elm Grove Rhinos.
Potterton Commercial has appointed Neville Small as sales director.
Government outlines apprenticeship reforms and FMB expresses disappointmentThe next step in apprenticeship reform was outlined yesterday (13 January) by the Government and pledged to give employers direct control for the funding of apprenticeships.
B&ES Publications has launched a new customer facing website for SFG20 and from today (13 January), Service Model subscribers will also be able to access service timings as standard.
Viessmann Refrigeration Systems has appointed Steve Steadman as sales and marketing director for the UK and Ireland.
The ACR Show returns to the NEC, Birmingham, from 16-18 February 2016.
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) announced today that it will be renamed the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE).
Following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), an unregistered gas fitter has been fined for illegal gas work that potentially endangered lives at a home in Staffordshire.
In a joint initiative between Marks & Spencer and the Ecobuild show, exhibitors are being called to take part in a competition to find a true innovation for the sustainable built environment.
Andrews Water Heaters has appointed Chris Meir as its new sales director.
BSRIA is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1955, as the HVRA, BSRIA has served the industry with verve and creativity delivering innovative solutions to complicated and challenging problems. For 60 years BSRIA has provided ...
BSRIA is sad to announce the death of Graeme Baker OBE, former Chief Executive of the Association who died on Christmas Eve. Graeme joined the Heating and Ventilating Research Association in 1967 to run the newly formed test section. Just a year ...
ADEY Professional Heating Solutions has raised £4,000 for The Children’s Air Ambulance.
On 26 September this year a new Energy related Product (ErP) directive from the EU comes into force, ensuring that space and water heaters meet minimum efficiency requirements.
Building services engineering contractors in England are being urged to give their views on a radical revision of training standards that are proposed for industrial and commercial apprentices in the sector.
Rural Energy has opened its Biomass Training and Skills Centre in Leicestershire which aims to up-skill engineers from across the heating and renewables sector, arming them with the knowledge and hands on experience needed to deliver high quality biomass installations.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has announced that Ann-Marie Smale, chair of CIC Wales (pictured), has been awarded the MBE in the New Year Honours’ List for Services to Education and Training in Construction in Wales.