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News Archive - April 2015

CSA technical workshop on RHI funded heat pump solutions 29 April 2015

On 14 May The Carbon Savings Alliance (CSA) is hosting a one-off technical workshop on RHI funded heat pump solutions in association with Kensa Heat Pumps and My Green Heating, in Exeter.

'Understanding ErP' roadshows kick off in Coventry 28 April 2015

Plumb and Parts Center’s ‘Understanding ErP’ roadshows launched at the Ricoh Arena on Monday 20th April.

Summit will highlight heat pump technology and future trends 28 April 2015

The fourth European Heat Pump Summit – the meeting place for the international heat pump sector – will take place in Nuremberg on 20 and 21 October 2015.

Zehnder to exhibit at Vision 2015 28 April 2015

Zehnder to exhibit at Vision 2015Zehnder is exhibiting (stand 88) at Vision 2015 which takes place at Olympia from 2-3 June.

Zehnder strengthens sales team 28 April 2015

Zehnder has appointed Simon Macauley as area sales manager for Scotland.

Bosch marks 150 years 28 April 2015

Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating is celebrating 150 years since it began producing industrial boilers.

AmbiRad makes new appointments 28 April 2015

AmbiRad has made a number of new appointments.

Toshiba and BL Refrigeration join forces for consultant training event 27 April 2015

Toshiba Air Conditioning recently joined forces with installer BL Refrigeration to host a two-day training event for consultants at Toshiba’s new state-of-the-art training centre in Manchester.

Mitsubishi Electric to exhibit at PHEX 27 April 2015

Mitsubishi Electric is exhibiting at this year’s PHEX+ Show (stand 7) which takes place on 20th and 21st May at Alexandra Palace in London.

Manufacturers optimistic for year ahead, says CPA 27 April 2015

Sales increased for the first quarter of 2015, the eighth consecutive quarter, according to the latest State of Trade Survey from the Construction Products Association (CPA).

B&ES publishes revised guide on CHP installation 23 April 2015

B&ES Publications has launched the newly revised TR37 – Guide to Good Practice – Installation of Combined Heat and Power (CHP), which offers a practical overview of CHP for building services engineers.

Ruskin appoints two office managers 23 April 2015

Ruskin Air Management has appointed two office managers.

CIBSE Symposium: optimising building performance is key 23 April 2015

CIBSE’s 2015 Technical Symposium recently held in London was a sell-out and highlighted the latest research into building performance, environmental design and building information modelling (BIM).

Euroheat offers bespoke biomass training 23 April 2015

Euroheat has added bespoke biomass maintenance courses to its range of training courses.

Merriott strengthens sales team 22 April 2015

Commercial heating specialist Merriott has welcomed Andy Harrington as area sales manager for the Midlands.

FETA chairman celebrates another busy year 22 April 2015

FETA held its annual lunch on Thursday 16 April at The Brewery in London.

Mansfield Pollard names new operations director 22 April 2015

Air management expert Mansfield Pollard has appointed Mark Dowell as its new operations director.

Logic4training launches M&E conversion course 21 April 2015

Logic4training has introduced a Mechanical to Electrical Conversion Course which will enable mechanical engineers to achieve a multi-skilled status and develop electrical maintenance competencies, such as isolation and termination of a range of cables, to support and enhance their role.

Victaulic truck takes to the road 20 April 2015

Victaulic’s new mobile truck will tour the UK this spring and will be travelling across the country throughout the year, stopping at handy locations to showcase the company’s innovative grooved piping system solutions.

2015 FLUID Diversity Mentoring Programme launched 20 April 2015

The 2015 FLUID Diversity Mentoring Programme was launched on 14 April at RIBA in London, where past and potential future mentors and mentees from across the industry gathered to celebrate and share the successes and stories of the class of 2014, and to look ahead to an even bigger and better programme for the coming year.

Liverpool Community Renewables appoints a director 20 April 2015

Liverpool Community Renewables (LCR) has appointed David Hunt, managing partner of Liverpool-based Hyperion Executive Search, as a director.

New UK management team at Geberit 20 April 2015

Following the acquisition of Sanitec by Geberit earlier this year, an integration of the two companies Geberit and Twyford Bathrooms in the UK and Ireland is now underway.

Building Controls Show returns in October 20 April 2015

Following on from the success of the 2014 event which enjoyed a 14% visitor increase; the Building Controls Show returns to the Surrey Hall at Sandown Park this October.

BIM will be a key focus at The ACR Show 20 April 2015

The growth of BIM (Building Information Modelling) is becoming more important as we move towards the deadline which mandates its use on all government projects by the end of 2016.

Fujitsu makes appointment to its distribution team 20 April 2015

Fujitsu has appointed Neil Panting to its sales team as distribution account manager south, working with the company’s distributors in London and the south of England, from Bedfordshire down.

Jet Environmental launches Outsourced Air 20 April 2015

Jet Environmental has a new division, Outsourced Air, which provides a service that lets businesses pay for temperature control and energy management in the same way that they buy other utilities.

New Airedale facility will cut lead times 20 April 2015

Airedale International has opened a new storage and testing facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with its local business partner, Saudi Temco.

Powrmatic announces 2015 apprenticeship programme 20 April 2015

Powrmatic has launched its 2015 apprenticeship programme with vacancies for two manufacturing/engineering apprentices.

BSRIA welcomes The Duke of York to Bracknell HQ 16 April 2015

As a part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, on 13 April BSRIA welcomed HRH The Duke of York to its Bracknell headquarters.

Mitsubishi Electric hosts heat pump seminars 15 April 2015

Mitsubishi Electric is holding a series of seminars around the country to highlight the support on offer to installers in promoting and working with its Ecodan heat pump technology.

Graham launches responsive website 15 April 2015

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has launched a responsive website that is compatible with all the leading smartphone and tablet devices to make online browsing and ordering easier.

B&ES makes regional management team appointment 14 April 2015

The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has boosted its regional management team with the appointment of Steven Smith as regional manager for the West and South West of England.

Quinn Radiators returns under new management team 13 April 2015

Following Quinn Radiators’ recent acquisition, its new management team is re-launching the business unveiling a fresh vision for the future and reaffirming the company’s position in the heating sector.

Free installer events in the East of England 13 April 2015

SustainaBuild is offering a range of targeted, up to the minute events and networking opportunities designed to equip small and medium sized installation businesses in the construction industry to grow and access new and existing markets.

Wolseley UK rejoins BMF 13 April 2015

Wolseley UK has rejoined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and formally became a member on 1 April.

Heating and ventilating solutions at Sustainability Live 2015 13 April 2015

Sustainability Live, incorporating NEMEX and Energy Recovery, returns to the NEC Birmingham from 21 to 23 April this year.

Young building services engineers get insight into Leeds arena 08 April 2015

A group of building services students gained a unique insight into the vast HVAC system serving the internationally renowned First Direct Arena (formerly Leeds Arena), as part of an event sponsored by Toshiba distributor Cool Solutions Distribution....

B&ES members join the fight against heart disease 07 April 2015

The Yorkshire Region of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has participated in the fight against heart disease – the UK’s single biggest killer – by making a £3,000 donation to the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

New research programme tackles built environment resilience 07 April 2015

The UK charity dedicated specifically to built environment research, the BRE Trust, has announced a major three-year funding programme to improve the resilience of buildings and infrastructure to the growing threats of flooding, wind damage and ...

Renewables industry can help plug skills gap 02 April 2015

The renewable energy sector has a key role to play in helping to plug the UK’s skills gap in science, technology, engineering and maths, according to David Hunt, managing partner of renewables recruitment specialist Hyperion Executive Search.

Waterloo Air Products to mark Battle's 200 years 02 April 2015

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, staff from Waterloo Air Products plc will be among 200 cyclists riding the 200 miles travelled by Major Percy to bring London the news of the Duke of Wellington’s victory.

Climate Center names new technical services manager 02 April 2015

Climate Center has appointed Peter Woods as technical services manager.

HVR Awards now 'open' for entries 01 April 2015

The HVR Awards are now open for entries with entry forms available on the awards website

HETAS introduces new training courses 01 April 2015

HETAS has launched an updated range of solid fuel and biomass training courses which feature new modular formats, as well as improved theory and practical assessments.

Plumb and Parts Center opens new Anglesey branch 01 April 2015

Plumb and Parts Center has opened a new branch on Anglesey in Wales, which means customers no longer have to cross the Menai Bridge to visit their nearest branch.

McQuay (UK) announces name change 01 April 2015

McQuay (UK) Ltd, the supplier of energy efficient ahu and chiller products, heat pumps, cooling systems, ventilation and air conditioning systems, has announced that, from 1 April 2015, it will trade under the new name Daikin Applied (UK) Ltd and Daikin Applied Service.