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News Archive - May 2015

FETA announces new appointments 27 May 2015

FETA (Federation of Environmental Trade Associations) has welcomed Martyn Cooper and Teresa Osborne.

B&ES backs renewable heat skills and training 27 May 2015

B&ES (The Building & Engineering Services Association) is playing a role in the work of a national forum which has been established to improve renewable heat skills and training.

Daikin UK launches loyalty scheme 22 May 2015

Renewable heating specialist Daikin UK has launched its new loyalty scheme for installers of Daikin Altherma air-to-water heat pumps and renewable heating products.

Kensa Heat Pumps to co-host event with Trent & Dove Housing 21 May 2015

Trent & Dove Housing and Kensa Heat Pumps will be taking housing associations on a journey to combat fuel poverty with heating system upgrades at a one-off event at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton Upon Trent on 11 June 2015.

Waterloo recruits southern sales manager 21 May 2015

Waterloo Air Products is expanding its sales team to take advantage of the upturn in the economy and to support its continued growth.

Toshiba announces plans to double air conditioning sales 21 May 2015

Toshiba Air Conditioning has revealed plans to double sales by 2020, as part of a five year growth strategy.

Renewables sector attracts more job hunters 19 May 2015

According to new figures from the Renewable Energy Association (REA), there has been an eight per cent increase in the number of people working in the renewables sector – from 102,987 to 112,055.

Renewable Energy Skills Forum holds inaugural meeting 19 May 2015

A new national forum established to improve renewable heat skills and training has held its first meeting to agree actions and priorities.

Construction industry sees eighth quarter of growth 19 May 2015

According to the latest Construction Trade Survey published on 12 May by the Construction Products Association (CPA), companies across the construction industry have reported an eighth consecutive quarter of growth in activity during the first quarter of 2015.

Mental Health and the Construction Industry briefing announced 18 May 2015

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) Yorkshire and Humberside is launching its first Health Leadership Briefing on Mental Health and The Construction Industry, on the evening of 9 June at Leeds Beckett University.

Demand in commercial offices market drives recovery in construction work 18 May 2015

After a difficult few years, the UK commercial office market has experienced a strong bounce-back in output in the last two years, as both business and consumer confidence began to return, according to a new report by AMA Research.

ebm-papst appoints its leading female engineer to new role 18 May 2015

Helen McHugh has been appointed as the new head of product research at ebm-papst UK.

UK installers urged to check recirculating systems compliance 14 May 2015

Installers could unknowingly be in breach of British Standards when it comes to recirculating systems, according to plumbing systems manufacturer Uponor.

ICOM completes BIM Product Data Templates 14 May 2015

The Industrial & Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) has announced the completion of BIM Product Data Templates (PDTs) for five categories of commercial and industrial heating equipment.

European Commission publishes new F-gas leaflet 14 May 2015

The European Commission has released a new tri-fold leaflet that provides helpful information for technical personnel and companies working with equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases.

TrustMark seeks heating and plumbing directors to join board 14 May 2015

TrustMark, the Government-endorsed scheme for all trades in and around the home, is on the lookout for representatives from the heating and plumbing industry to join its board.

HETAS appoints new training and technical support manager 13 May 2015

HETAS has promoted Mike Harvey to the position of training and technical support manager.

Potterton Commercial launches new website 13 May 2015

Potterton Commercial has launched a new, information packed website, designed with the customer in mind.

Hamworthy welcomes new sales manager 13 May 2015

Hamworthy Heating has appointed Ian McGregor as its new area sales manager for the South East of the UK.

BSRIA and NIBE comment on election result 13 May 2015

Following the result of the general election and the subsequent cabinet reshuffle BSRIA and NIBE have both issued comments.

New CIBSE president urges industry to pull together 13 May 2015

CIBSE’s incoming president Nick Mead used his inaugural address, delivered at the Royal Academy of Engineering on 7th May, to outline the challenges faced by building services engineers in an age where energy and resource constraints are worsening while expectations of comfort are growing.

Leading industry bodies show support for ACR Show 08 May 2015

ACR Show organiser Datateam Business Media is delighted to announce that the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has confirmed plans to host its 2016 Conference at the Show.

Cabinet must make housing a priority 08 May 2015

Following one of the most hotly contested and unpredictable General Elections in modern history, Continental Underfloor’s managing director, Chris Ingram, believes the new Conservative Cabinet needs to make housing its biggest priority.

Lochinvar strengthens Scottish sales team 07 May 2015

Lochinvar has appointed Erling Binns as area sales manager for Scotland.

Pro-Mec donates money to air ambulance service 07 May 2015

M&E contractor Pro-Mec UK has recently donated £1,000 to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after receiving an award for its pioneering environmental work as part of Mitsubishi Electric’s ‘Green Gateway Awards’.

AmbiRad raises £1,200 for cancer charity 07 May 2015

Staff from AmbiRad and Reznor UK put on their favourite festive jumpers last December for a Christmas-themed charity event in support of colleague Howard Marfleet, who was suffering from oesophageal cancer.

Condair appoints new area sales manager 06 May 2015

Condair, formerly JS Humidifiers, has appointed Pat Byrne as area sales manager for Ireland.

Humidity Solutions recruits northern sales manager 05 May 2015

Humidity Solutions has appointed Dave Mortimer as northern sales manager for its range of humidifiers and dehumidifiers.

Daikin UK publishes white paper 05 May 2015

Daikin UK has published a white paper entitled New Ecodesign Rules and Energy Labelling for Space and Water Heaters ahead of the EU’s legislative change on 26 September this year.

Women seize chance to develop engineering careers 05 May 2015

Nearly 200 women have completed a training programme to help overcome barriers to career progression in the advanced manufacturing and engineering (AME) sector.

HVR launches new app 01 May 2015

Heating & Ventilating Review is now available to read on our new app for Apple and Android devices and in digital format for download on our website