Greenworks Training Academy is helping installers get to grips with the latest phase of the Energy Related Products Directive (ErP) and is holding a seminar on 22 July for people to find out more about the next phase of the Directive, which comes into force in September.
ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) has announced Big Solar as the winner of its Big Pitch UK competition to find the UK’s most innovative clean energy and smart technology idea.
Andrews Water Heaters has expanded its sales team and appointed four new area sales managers.
Following the launch of BREEAM International Refurbishment and Fit-Out this month, the sustainability credentials of building refurbishment and fit-out projects around the world can now be assessed and recognised under BREEAM.
Customers, suppliers and staff were treated to Champagne and celebration cake as they were given their first official tour of Ventilation Surveys & Services (VSS) Ltd’s new headquarters.
ZERO, a renewable energy company based in Exeter, is celebrating after being told it would receive a substantial pot of government funding to invest in promoting the uptake of heat networks in the UK.
According to a new study on heat pumps by BSRIA, the global heat pump market is continuing to grow, with the market value reaching US$5.4 billion (€4 billion) in 2014, up 1.7% from 2013.
ICS Cool Energy has increased its presence in Scotland taking larger offices and opening a new depot to support its growing customer base in Scotland and the North of England.
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An innovative mentoring scheme is being launched for the air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump industry.
Andrews Chillers Hire has opened a new 10,000sq m service depot which will benefit London’s commercial and industrial businesses.
Renewables and underfloor heating specialist REHAU has officially launched its new REHAU Hub at The Building Centre in London.
Vent-Axia has announced that Mark Hoskins has been promoted to managing director of Volution Group plc’s UK Ventilation Division.
Brian Townsend, a past president of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES), has been honoured in the first ever industry awards scheme organised by the Commissioning Specialists’ Association (CSA).
The Baxi Commercial family of brands are geared up to manage their environmental impact more effectively, after achieving ISO 14001:2004.
Martyn Bridges, director of marketing and technical support at Worcester Bosch, is standing down as chair of OFTEC after two years.
According to a new report by AMA Research, the UK ventilation and air conditioning market experienced growth of 4% in 2014.
BSRIA has welcomed the Scottish Government’s plans on low carbon heat.
ADEY Professional Heating Solutions’ annual Pro-Am golf day delivered a new course record at the Cotswold Hills’ championship course with pro Jon Bevan registering a 64.
As a part of its 60-year celebration BSRIA has held a reception at the House of Lords.
Marflow Hydronics has moved to a bigger office and factory space following its recent significant growth.
Big Foot Systems' staff have taken part in a charity bike ride from Eastbourne Pier to Paris and back in one weekend.
New research that highlights the dangers of poor indoor air quality has been welcomed by Vent-Axia.
A ‘Renewable Heat Incentive’ (RHI) Funded Heat Pump Solutions full-day workshop co-hosted by MyGreenHeating Finance and Kensa Heat Pumps and organised by Glen King PR/Marketing, was held recently at The Buckerell Lodge Hotel in Exeter.
Smith’s Fan Convectors has appointed experienced sales professional Kane Harris, as regional manager for the South East of England.
Ideal Boilers, is urging installers to prepare for a busy heating season and the forthcoming implementation of the EU’s Energy Related Products (ErP) Directive, by updating their knowledge and skills.
According to new research from Pay4Later, a UK provider of point of sale credit, just 21% of those people planning to make energy efficient changes to their homes over the next 12 months are considering taking advantage of government subsidies in this area.
Powrmatic apprentice Tom Case has been revealed as the ICOM Energy Association’s 2015 Apprentice of the Year, winning through against strong competition.
Humidity control specialist Humidity Solutions has launched a new website at www.humiditysolutions.co.uk, which features improved navigation, enhanced compatibility with mobile devices and instant access to social media links.
At a meeting of its Council, members of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) voted in Professor John Nolan as its new deputy chairman, with immediate effect.
Remeha Commercial has recruited Paul Hawkins as national business development manager.
Viessmann Refrigeration Systems has strengthened its sales team with two new appointments.
Following an investigation by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), a company director from Dudley has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work on a property in Kingswinford and risking the owners' lives.
According to the latest construction output report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), overall activity in the industry fell by 0.8% in April compared to March 2015.
Vaillant has been awarded Business Superbrands status for the second year running.
Environmental engineers Max Fordham and Demand Logic, a cleantech company that helps big buildings to make significant savings on their energy bills, have won Ashden Awards.
Waterloo Air Products plc is supporting this year’s bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo and, by collaborating with the Royal Armouries, is helping to preserve one of the six surviving cannon from the battle, which form an important part of arms at the Tower of London.
Ravenheat has appointed Mike Maher as area sales manager to join its growing sales force.
Klima-Therm has been appointed a distributor for Chinese manufacturer Gree’s photovoltaic-powered VRF air conditioning and split systems.
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has prosecuted a Halifax gas servicing firm for safety failings following an explosion in the boiler room of a local primary school.
Worcester, Bosch Group has announced the winners of its annual Environmental 2020 Awards, held in recognition of those who have made an outstanding commitment to tackling climate change through the use of high-efficiency heating technologies.
A new survey by Worcester, Bosch Group has revealed that 78 per cent of installers do not feel prepared ahead of the introduction of the ErP Energy Labelling Directive this September.
According to the latest industry figures heating oil prices have fallen further, with oil now 13% cheaper than mains gas to heat the average home.
Air management expert Mansfield Pollard has appointed Stephen Badgery as its business development manager – kitchen ventilation.
The European Court of Justice ruled last week in favour of a legal attempt by the European Commission to outlaw reduced VAT rates on energy-saving products for the home, which could drive up the cost of renewables for UK consumers.
Fernox held its annual charity golf day on the 14thMay and thanks to the support of customers, partners and suppliers within the plumbing and heating sector, raised £8,648 for its nominated charity- Shooting Star Chase.
The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has presented awards to six of the industry’s most talented young people.
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ has published a new report called Heat Energy: the Nation’s Forgotten Crisis and is calling for the UK Government to urgently introduce legislation for a national insulation programme to cover every UK home.
ICS Cool Energy has appointed Paul Griffin as group marketing director.
BSRIA’s new BIM Roadmap guide provides a method for organisations to chart or map their corporate BIM strategy (which meets the Level 2 requirement by UK Government) via a number of clear stages or layers.
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) has launched the Role Models project as part of its ongoing commitment to promote diversity and inclusion and inspire a wide talent pool in the construction industry.
Chief executive of BSRIA Julia Evans visited ADCAS (Association of Ductwork Contractors and Allied Services) member ASM Engineering in April to find out more about the manufacture of ductwork and its importance for efficient and effective buildings.
Fläkt Woods is running its second Energy Efficiency Symposium on Thursday 18 June, following the success of a similar event held last December.
Expanding Toshiba distributor Cool Designs Ltd has reported record results following the continued success of its strategic growth plan.
MPs gathered at a reception hosted by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) at Westminster’s Portcullis House on 3 June to discuss developing a vision for energy in buildings.
Mitsubishi Electric has launched a range of advanced, inverter-driven chillers to the UK market to challenge the traditional way of delivering cooling and heating.
Fläkt Woods has introduced three new high efficiency products to its offering.
Effective, continuous and sustained mechanical ventilation has been identified as being integral to the maintenance of healthy indoor air, and the health of occupants, within new and existing homes.
Viessmann has made it possible for installers to buy extended boiler warranties for homeowners, speeding-up the purchase process and eliminating the need for the customer to wait for the manufacturer to contact them with paperwork.
A new energy legislation website dedicated to the UK commercial property markethas been launched by Carbon2018 Limited.
Worcester, Bosch Group has pledged to make ErP as easy as possible by dedicating a week in June to educating installers on the requirements of the forthcoming EU directive.
Daikin UK is again inviting building services engineers and engineering consultants to attend the latest series of its CPD-accredited Future Thinking seminars in June and July this year.
Uponor has become the sole supplier of radiant heating systems for the Sunesis range of schools.
Ideal Commercial Boilers has introduced a one-day course covering the features and installation requirements of the company’s new Logic Heat Interface Units (HIUs).
CIBSE’s (The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) Facilities Management Group has announced plans to co-operate with fellow industry names The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) and The Building Futures Group.
Ventilation Surveys & Services Ltd (VSS) has relocated to Liverpool from Hertford and is using regional business funding to drive its growth and expansion.
LG has moved from Slough to new headquarters in Weybridge, Surrey, near junction 11 of the M25.
Smith’s Fan Convectors has appointed experienced heating and plumbing sales professional, Craig Scanlon, as regional manager for North London and the South East.
Biomass boiler distributors Rural Energy and Herz are inviting heating engineers from all sectors to attend open days with free biomass workshops, which take place from 15 – 18 June 2015 at their Biomass Training & Skills Centre in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.
Airflow Developments is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Air management expert Mansfield Pollard has strengthened its growing relationship with Bradford College by sponsoring two categories at its Higher Education Awards ceremony.