Richard Main dreams big. The former multi British AMCA (Amateur Motor Cycle Association) and European Champion is preparing, with a little help from Hamworthy Heating, to participate in Dakar 2018; a 15 day race through South America.
Commercial heating manufacturer Remeha has restructured its southern sales team and divisions as the company continues its growth path into 2017.
Fläkt Woods has published a guide on how to calculate the effect of jet fans on air and smoke flow rates in enclosed car parks.
SAV Systems has welcomed the announcement of a new regime for testing heat interface units (HIUs), noting its potential to significantly improve the performance of heat networks.
A1 Flue Systems has appointed Mark Bonser as its new sales representative for the North East.
Big Foot Systems has won an award for innovation at the Climate Control Middle East Awards 2016.
Yan Evans has been appointed managing director for DencoHappel UK Limited.
Three leading construction industry bodies have acted to address increasing confusion over the process of standardising product information for use in Building Information Modelling (BIM).
With university fees on the increase, young people are considering the costs and benefits more than ever and more middle-class teenagers are opting for the apprenticeship route as an equally valid option.
Dimplex has been supporting local hospices Naomi House & Jacksplace with charity fundraising initiatives for more than a decade and has pledged to continue in the years ahead.
Fan and motor manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg has seen its sales grow for 2016 to €482m, compared with €447m a year earlier.
BSRIA has hailed the release of a new Ladybird book on the challenges and possible solutions to climate change, which will be published on 26th January.
BSRIA has issued a response to Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Brexit yesterday (17th January).
Heatrae Sadia is launching a library of BIM Files (Building Information Modelling Files) to support efforts to embed smarter ways of working in the construction industry.
According to the results of a recent survey by the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) and Scottish electrical trade body SELECT, nearly four out of 10 clients (39 per cent) say that they don’t take any steps to protect smart installations in buildings from cyber threats.
Building controls are responsible for the long term performance of a building and ultimately achieving energy efficiency and this is something the industry should celebrate and be proud of, the BCIA says.
EOGB Energy Products Ltd, the burner manufacturer and distributor, has introduced the new OFTEC 201 commercial assessment course at its training facility in St Neots, Cambridgeshire.
Airedale has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Patrick Cotton as customer services manager.
Sentinel Commercial has appointed Russ Walliss as commercial sector manager for the south.
BESA (the Building Engineering Services Association), which developed the industry’s primary standard for ventilation hygiene (TR19) almost 20 years ago, has unveiled a suite of training courses to support the standard.
A new era for HVR Readers who have seen HVR’s digital issue may have noticed the magazine has a new look for the new year.
Viessmann and installer STL Heating & Energy have helped a Bristol family in need by installing a new boiler.
Gibbons Engineering Group has recruited Natasha Dyke as field sales representative.
An apprentice at Nortek, Amelia Flavell, was recently awarded apprentice of the year at a McDonalds supplier event in Birmingham.
Switch2 Energy, the district heating specialist, has been awarded the ISO 14001:2015 environmental and OHSAS 18001: 2007 health and safety accreditations.
Ziehl-Abegg recently welcomed a party of experts from the Chilean government to its factory in Künzelsau in southern Germany.
With significant regulatory changes relating to oil-fired burners on the way, Riello is encouraging installers to take advantage of available training opportunities to ensure they are up to speed with the latest requirements.
A new partnership has been struck between Giacomini, one of Europe’s largest producers of plumbing brassware and radiator valves, and Sovini Trade Supplies (STS), a leading product distributor in the North West, to offer a series of Giacomini’s premium, Italian designed radiator valves to STS’s customers.
EOGB Energy Products, the burner manufacturer and distributor, has reported another successful year of continued growth in 2016, with total burner sales up by 23%.
Graham Young, area general manager of Johnson Controls Building Efficiency UK Ltd, officially retired on 31st December 2016.
According to the Construction Products Association’s (CPA) latest State of Trade Survey, sales in the UK construction products manufacturing market grew for a consecutive fifteenth quarter in Q4 of 2016.
Baxi Heating has announced a series of appointments across its UK & Ireland sales teams to enhance its service offering to key commercial customers.
BESA (the Building Engineering Services Association) has been chosen to publish the UK’s first test standard for Heat Interface Units (HIUs).
North East manufacturer Ebac is celebrating after seeing year on year UK sales of its dehumidifiers almost double during 2016.
BSRIA’s technical director, Lynne Ceeney, has qualified for full membership of the IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment) and is now a Chartered Environmentalist (SocEnv).
Fernox, the chemical water treatment and filter manufacturer, has appointed Callum McDonald as area sales manager for London.
Redring, the British manufacturer of electric water heating solutions, has appointed Richard Braid as head of water heating and showers, signalling its intent for major growth.
Two apprentices from Ziehl-Abegg, the German fan and motor manufacturer, are sponsoring two children in Swaziland to pay for their food, healthcare and education.
Mitsubishi Electric has linked up with a leading work-based learning company, JTL, to train 50 air conditioning apprentices for its partners in a national scheme to encourage more apprenticeships in the building services industry.
Ant Wilson, director – Sustainability & Advanced Design – Building Engineering at AECOM and a long-standing BSRIA council member, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours’ List.
Power management specialist e-fficient Energy has recruited Kevin Simmonds as its new national sales manager.