Airedale International has unveiled its new state-of-the-art training centre in Rawdon, Leeds.
A new survey conducted by HVAC recruiter Thornhvac has revealed the best HVAC manufacturers to work for, by sector, as chosen by those working in the industry.
Vaillant has announced a new distribution partnership with Freedom Heat Pumps to encourage growth in the heat pump market and expand its installer base and relationships.
Andrews Water Heaters is offering giving heating professionals the chance to win VIP passes to a race day of their choice at one of the UK’s foremost motorsport championships during the 2016 Fun Cup calendar.
Commercial engineering firm Robinsons M & E, based in North Yorkshire, has appointed a new managing director.
Remeha Commercial recently supported the fourth annual fundraising party organised by Ray Lloyd, its ASM for the North West, and his wife Melanie, to benefit the inspiring work of four Down’s Syndrome charities.
Samsung Electronics Co has been chosen as the preferred partner of BigChange Apps to roll out its JobWatch mobile app for Impra Gas.
In December 2015 BSRIA announced the launch of its new test method for Heat Interface Units.
Polypipe has received the Queen’s Award in recognition of its work in increasing export activity.
Honeywell has launched the Honeywell Authorised Dealers programme to help purchasers ensure they are buying refrigerants that comply with the EU’s F-gas regulation.
CIBSE (the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) has unveiled a new Code of Practice for surface water source heat pumps which aims to help the UK meet targets to cut carbon emissions.
According to the findings of a YouGov Poll commissioned by Construction United, around two thirds of British people would not consider a career in the construction industry.
According to the latest UK construction market survey for the first quarter of 2016 published by RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) yesterday (20 April), growth in the private housing sector has slowed down considerably.
According to OFTEC (the Oil Firing Technical Association), a national boiler replacement scheme would be more than five times more effective in reducing carbon emissions from domestic heating than the Government’s domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and should be introduced as a priority by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Hamworthy Heating has recruited two new area sales managers, following two retirements.
BSRIA and Designing Buildings Wiki are launching an open competition calling for ideas that will make buildings perform better.
According to former ASHRAE president Richard Rooley, the building services industry needs to give more attention to what it is trying to achieve, and how to manage people, projects and processes to deliver buildings that perform as the clients require.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is to take forward and manage the Built Environment Professional Education (BEPE) project from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) in 2016/17, on behalf of the built environment sector.
Although the construction industry is seeing positive growth, a number of reports suggest that the construction skills gap is still holding businesses back.
Today (18 April), The Carbon Trust has launched a new fund which it says provides vital capital for smaller businesses to replace old, inefficient equipment, along with expert advice to boost the efficiency and productivity of businesses across England, Scotland and Wales.
According to new research from supplier risk management company Achilles, construction businesses worldwide are at risk of non-compliance with the Modern Slavery Act, after admitting they have failed to put in place safeguards to protect workers in all tiers of their supply chains.
According to Baxi Heating’s marketing director for the UK and Ireland, Andrew Keating, understanding more about the behavioural psychology of consumers will be just as important to reducing carbon emissions as innovative technologies.
Following unprecedented demand last year and as part of a new stocking initiative, Climate Center has increased its stockholding by 50%, compared to the same period last year.
Following a successful and comprehensive tender process, WorldSkills UK has confirmed that a Refrigeration Air Conditioning competition will be included in the WorldSkills UK Competitions portfolio in 2017.
CIBSE’s 6th annual Technical Symposium, was dominated on the first day by the need for engineers to work together in order to drive building performance.
Holborn Projects, the provider of commercial air conditioning services, has appointed Stephen James as contracts manager, following a period of sustained growth and new business wins.
At the 26th annual FETA lunch, held on 14 April at the Brewery in London, chairman Graham Wright updated more than 600 attendees on the association’s activities.
Lochinvar has appointed Scott Mason to a new role as UK sales engineer for integrated renewable solutions.
Precision heating and plumbing component specialist, Altecnic Ltd, has strengthened its operations in Ireland with the appointment Chris Reilly as its first country manager for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
New research by Oxford Economics for the Institute for Family Business (IFB) Research Foundation has revealed that employment and turnover are up again for UK family businesses.
Worcester, Bosch Group has launched a new initiative aimed at loyal installers of its award-winning product range.
BSRIA says it is disappointed by the findings of the recently published Zero Carbon Hub report ‘Ventilation in New Homes’.
The Glen Dimplex Group has acquired Ability Projects, based in Poole, Dorset, and a specialist in the design, manufacture and supply of fan coil units (FCUs) and digital control technology.
EOGB Energy Product, the burner manufacturer and distributor, has announced a new series of commercial burner training courses to be held in Italy this summer.
According to research by the Gas Safe Register, gas engineers are the most trusted of all tradespeople.
Mansfield Pollard, the commercial kitchen ventilation expert, has launched its first-ever ‘Continuing Professional Development’ (CPD) sessions to support the transfer of kitchen ventilation design knowledge within the industry.
Industry organisations representing specialist engineering contractors have underlined their support for the Government's newly-published Construction Strategy.
According to an industry survey, the demand for hybrid heating solutions is increasing, as two thirds (66%) of heating professionals look for a way to respond to the heating and hot water needs of vast and varied property portfolios.
The role of natural ventilation in the built environment is being taken from theory into practice for students at the University of Nottingham.
Vaillant UK has agreed to become a partner in the Zero Carbon Solution, a consortium of manufacturers who together offer a complete domestic heating package for low and zero carbon new build homes.
Dunham-Bush has supplied Cambridge Regional College (CRC) with its latest Lynx Fan Coil Units and complete control systems.
Zehnder e-book dispels myths about radiant heating Zehnder has launched a new free e-book which aims to dispel some of the myths surrounding radiant heating.
NIBE, the renewable heating specialist, has diversified its national distribution network following a new listing partnership with Grafton Merchanting GB.
BSRIA has expressed its disappointment at the recent announcement that the Zero Carbon Hub will be effectively mothballed.
Liam Banks, who suffers from Crohn’s disease and was forced to miss lots of school is refusing to let the disease stand in his way and is heading towards a successful plumbing career after enrolling at Leeds College of Building and securing an apprenticeship.
Bosch Professional Power Tools is sponsoring the 2016 Tough Mudder UK series.
SBS Leicester held its branch open day on 4 March.
Purex, the rapidly expanding fume extraction manufacturer, has relocated from its Rotherham site to new, purpose built headquarters in Doncaster.
Powrmatic has appointed Lee Herbert as engineering manager.
Jet Environmental, the provider of climate control solutions for industrial and commercial buildings, has appointed Anthony Copson as CAD technician.
Conex Bänninger has expanded its sales team in the Middle East with the appointment of Richard Franks as business development manager for the Gulf region.
BSRIA has launched its new model format for Building Services Specifications (BG56/2016).
BSRIA has launched the new Life Cycle Costing Guide (BG67/2016), which supersedes BG5/2008 Whole Life Costing.
BSRIA has responded to the recently launched Government Construction Strategy 2016-20.
A blaze at a London restaurant, which took 72 fire fighters from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) to bring under control after it took hold in the kitchen’s extract ductwork, is a further demonstration of the need for TR/19 compliant ductwork fire safety cleaning, according to Swiftclean Building Services.