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News Archive - September 2016

BSRIA backs new tool to design efficient data centres 28 September 2016

BSRIA is alerting its members to an EU-funded research project that has launched a free online tool to help design energy efficient and renewable data centres.

Worcester, Bosch Group tops Which? boiler survey again 28 September 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, Worcester, Bosch Group, has come out top in the Which? boiler report, achieving ‘Best Buy’ status across every boiler it makes, from its Greenstar gas boiler range to its oil-fired models.

Technical training takes off at Bitzer UK 26 September 2016

Bitzer UK is gearing up technical training for system designers and installation engineers, as part of its drive to improve knowledge and skills across the industry.

Countdown begins to Chillventa 2016 26 September 2016

Chillventa takes place in Nürnberg, Germany, from 11–13 October this year.

Vaillant helps installers to broaden business offering 26 September 2016

Vaillant is offering support to installers looking to learn more about bigger domestic and light commercial system design, as a way of expanding their business offering.

UK public finding it harder to source skilled tradesmen 26 September 2016

According to a study by IronmongeryDirect, the construction sector is being urged to create more apprenticeships and find ways to attract workers to the sector after new research found that over half of the UK population is struggling to hire a tradesperson.

Feeling the Heat, Easing the Strain: join HVR’s webinar on 29 September 26 September 2016

The call for cost reduction in specifying and designing systems without any compromise in performance is every engineer and installer’s nightmare.

Toshiba becomes lead sponsor of SkillFRIDGE 26 September 2016

Toshiba Air Conditioning has become the lead sponsor of SkillFRIDGE, the national UK skills competition designed to reward excellence and drive up standards across the ACR industry.

Toshiba teams up with The HVAC & Refrigeration Show to promote training and skills 23 September 2016

Taking place from 23-25 January 2018 at London’s ExCeL, the UK’s only dedicated event for the HVACR industries is back.

Bitzer delivers its 2.5 millionth product 22 September 2016

Compressor specialist Bitzer has delivered its 2.5 millionth product to one of its longest-standing customers, Oy Combi Cool Ab from Finland.

BSRIA: determined to make members' voices heard in Brexit debate 21 September 2016

BSRIA believes that Brexit offers opportunities and has arranged a series of engagement events with members in September and October to gauge their concerns and feedback and act as a hub for gathering data and intelligence.

Andrews Water Heaters gives customers a Fun Cup VIP experience 21 September 2016

Andrews Water Heaters gave five lucky winners the chance to get in on the action with a VIP track day experience at one of the UK's foremost motorsport events.

Riello returns to British Grand Prix 20 September 2016

Riello customers were recently treated to a thrilling spectacle of motorsport at the 2016 Octo British Grand Prix MotoGP at Silverstone.

Jet Environmental increases international capability 20 September 2016

Jet Environmental Systems, the provider of temperature control solutions for warehouse, industrial and commercial buildings, has increased its European footprint following its acquisition by Wozair Ltd.

BESA president addresses members at annual lunch 16 September 2016

BESA president Malcolm Thomson addressed attendees at a lunch held on Tuesday 13 September at the House of Lords in London. 

Vent-Axia celebrates 80 years of innovation 16 September 2016

Vent-Axia is celebrating 80 years of innovation.

Free seminar addresses move towards low GWP refrigerants 16 September 2016

AirSource is hosting a free workshop to inform engineers, installers and commercial property owners of the new EU regulations regarding the phase down of high global warming potential refrigerants over the next two years.

Remeha boosts sales team 16 September 2016

Remeha has appointed Sean Ryan as its new area sales manager (ASM) for the Yorkshire counties, while David Fry has transferred to the North East and Cumbria region.

ECA joins forces with Considerate Constructors Scheme 15 September 2016

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has linked up with the socially responsible construction body, Considerate Constructors Scheme, to promote best practice across the industry.

HVAC & Smart energy falls by £95 million post Brexit vote – BSRIA 14 September 2016

BSRIA has released its first snapshot of the UK HVAC and smart energy market landscape for products post Brexit.

Join our latest webinar: Feeling the heat, easing the strain 14 September 2016

In an upcoming HVR webinar "Feeling the Heat, Easing the Strain", Marflow Hydronics will discuss best practice in the use of its Filterball, Heatsense and Flow Measurement valves

Seminars highlight latest regulations and best practice on heat networks 14 September 2016

Expert advice on the latest regulations and best practice affecting heat networks will be shared at two free breakfast seminars hosted in central London by Switch2 Energy and Winckworth Sherwood.

Ruskin unveils BIM database 14 September 2016

Ventilation, air distribution and fire and smoke control manufacturer Ruskin Air Management has launched an extensive and freely available library of Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects.

Remeha donates new boiler to Birmingham homeless charity 14 September 2016

A Birmingham hostel that supports the city’s homeless is benefitting from high-efficiency heating and hot water after being donated a new boiler by leading commercial heating manufacturer Remeha.

BSRIA appoints new Principal Consultant 14 September 2016

BSRIA has appointed Martin Ronceray as its new Principal Consultant – Construction Process in its Sustainable Construction Group. This is a newly-created role.

Inspiration is key theme at CIBSE Conference 14 September 2016

Performance, inspiration and aspiration are the keywords behind the 2016 Building Performance Conference and Exhibition, organised by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

HVR Awards 2016 finalists revealed! 13 September 2016

Judging in for the HVR Awards 2016 has been completed and organiser Datateam Business Media can now reveal the finalists.

Survey finds building sector unfazed by Brexit 07 September 2016

According to the findings of a new survey by the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and SELECT, Scotland’s trade association for the electrical industry, the building services engineering sector - which makes up 40 per cent of the UK’s construction and maintenance industry - believes it will successfully weather the outcome of Brexit over the next few years.

BSRIA to exhibit and present at Chillventa 07 September 2016

BSRIA will be exhibiting (hall 4, stand 4-312) and presenting at the Chillventa International Exhibition, from Tuesday 11th – Thursday 13th October at Nurnberg Convention Center Ost, in Germany.

Vokera’s touring trade vehicle gets a revamp 07 September 2016

Vokèra’s Trade Vehicle (VTV) is back on the road and touring Great Britain following an extensive refit.

Ferroli restructures and boosts presence in HVAC market 07 September 2016

For Ferroli, autumn 2016 will be a particularly significant year as the company enters a new era in its 61 year history.

REHAU recruits product manager 06 September 2016

Drew Clough has joined REHAU as product manager for its underfloor heating and plumbing systems.

BSRIA appoints technical director 06 September 2016

BSRIA has appointed Lynne Ceeney BSc (Hons), MBA, MA to the newly created role of technical director, effective from Monday 24 October 2016.

ILEVE welcomes first female chair 06 September 2016

ILEVE (the Institute of Local Exhaust Ventilation Engineers) has inaugurated Jane Bastow as its first female chair since it was established five years ago.

ebm-papst helps to transform Essex farm land 05 September 2016

Staff from ebm-papst, the Chelmsford-based fan manufacturer, have transformed an area of Essex farmland as part of the GreenDay 2016 initiative.

Keynote speakers for Construction Industry Summit 2016 revealed 05 September 2016

Keynote speakers have been announced for this year’s Construction Industry Summit which takes place on 20 and 21 September at the Grange, St Paul’s Hotel in London.

ECA survey reports positive Q2 for building services firms 01 September 2016

According to a new poll by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), almost 8 in 10 (78 per cent) of electrical and building services firms say turnover increased or remained steady in the second quarter of 2016.