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News Archive - October 2017

BESA launches ventilation hygiene elite scheme 27 October 2017

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a scheme to help ventilation hygiene specialists demonstrate competence, quality and standards....

HVR Awards 2017: winners revealed 27 October 2017

Last night, the very best within the heating and ventilating industry gathered to celebrate the successes of the past twelve months at the eighth annual HVR Awards, held at London’s Chelsea Harbour Hotel....

BSRIA opens North office 26 October 2017

BSRIA's North office was officially opened on October 20 with a launch ceremony and ribbon cutting event attended by local VIPs and dignitaries in Preston, Lancashire....

ECA and BESA respond to government retentions announcement 26 October 2017

Following the Government's announcement of a retentions consultation, the ECA and BESA have advised that any cash held as retentions by construction clients and major contractors “must be held in trust at the nearest opportunity”....

BESA Conference: pollution, politics and productivity 26 October 2017

The first Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) national conference and awards event took on a wide range of political, technical and business issues at a top London hotel last week....

Altecnic makes new appointment 25 October 2017

Altecnic has strengthened its salesforce with the appointment of Graham Heap as its new area sales manager....

Bitzer UK announces new training programme 25 October 2017

Bitzer UK has announced its latest training programme, with courses on key compressor technology topics scheduled for the rest of this year and into 2018....

Build2Perform Live coming to London's Olympia 25 October 2017

Build2Perform Live, the reinvented showcase for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), will be taking place on 21 and 22 November at London’s Olympia....

EnviroVent launches new workshops 24 October 2017

EnviroVent has launched a Condensation and Mould Awareness workshop to help housing associations and local authorities in becoming better equipped to deal with these issues.

ECR Italy wins top Bitzer distributor award 24 October 2017

Bitzer's EMEA Distributor Award has been awarded to ECR Italy, following the Bitzer EMEA Distribution Conference in Leipzig, Germany at the end of September.

CIBSE announces award winners 24 October 2017

CIBSE has announced the winners of both the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year award and CIBSE Employer of the Year awards at this year’s Young Engineers Awards.

Daikin UK appoints new commercial director 24 October 2017

Daikin UK has appointed Iain Bevan as its new commercial director for Heating and Renewables.

Fernox teams up with Heatforce 24 October 2017

Fernox has partnered with the Heatforce Network to support the business growth of boiler service engineers across the UK. 

BGF backs ventilation business Monodraught 24 October 2017

Monodraught has received a £2.65 million investment from BGF to support its long-term growth plans. 

New national sales director for Alpha 24 October 2017

Alpha Heating Innovation has welcomed Brendan Fenerty to the role of national sales director. 

Remeha expands team 24 October 2017

Remeha has strengthened its team of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) experts with the appointment of two new members. 

Uponor's water hygiene CPD gains CIBSE accreditation 24 October 2017

Uponor has successfully achieved CIBSE accreditation for the its ‘Hygienic Water Supply Systems’ CPD presentation.

CPA releases third quarter survey 20 October 2017

UK construction product manufacturers are expecting slower growth in sales and activity as cost rises and slowing construction output continue to weaken market conditions.

Johnson Controls to hold industry competition 20 October 2017

Johnson Controls is holding an industry competition to mark the UK introduction of York PureOil chiller lubricant.

Gaia sales rep reaches new heights for charity 20 October 2017

Matthew Janney, a sales representative for Gaia Underfloor Heating, has conquered Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

Coolair to sponsor Timperley Hockey Club 20 October 2017

Manchester-based Coolair Equipment has teamed up with one of the region’s oldest hockey clubs, sponsoring the Men's First Team.

Join industry professionals at the 2018 Building Services Forum 20 October 2017

Tickets are now available to purchase for the inaugural Building Services Forum.

Ideal and Gledhill team up for charity 19 October 2017

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People will receive a donation of £4,400 after a team from Ideal Boilers and Gledhill Cylinders conquered an epic endurance challenge.

Who wins? You decide 18 October 2017

Voting for the ACR News Awards 2018 is now open and industry members can have their say by casting their votes to determine who will be crowned the winners.

SAV Systems marks office opening with low carbon symposium 18 October 2017

The official opening of SAV Systems’ low carbon energy centre in Manor Place, Edinburgh, was marked by a low carbon symposium. 

Distech Controls opens new Paris office 13 October 2017

Distech Controls, an Acuity Brands company and leader in energy management solutions, has opened a new base in Paris.

Minibems wins place at UK innovation show 13 October 2017

Minibems, a leading UK provider of cloud-based heat network control systems, has won a place to exhibit at Innovate 2017. 

Conex Bänninger adds to UK team 13 October 2017

Conex Bänninger is pursuing further growth by appointing two highly experienced regional technical sales managers in the South East.

Viessmann backs boiler efficiency breakthrough 13 October 2017

Viessmann has welcomed new policy changes and updates, announced on October 12, which set new standards for the efficiency of gas boilers in the UK.

Construction workers raise Brexit concerns 13 October 2017

Over 80 percent of construction workers believe Brexit will damage the UK’s industry and prevent high-profile government infrastructure projects from being delivered, a new study suggests.

Entries open for 2018 BCIA Awards 13 October 2017

One of the most prestigious event's in the industry’s calendar, the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards is back for another year and entries are now open.

Industry reacts to Government's Clean Growth Strategy 13 October 2017

The Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its new Clean Growth Strategy document, outlining its proposed approach to building a lower carbon future for the UK.

Brymec digs deep for charity 12 October 2017

A charitable foundation run by building services components supplier, Brymec, has teamed up with Fields of Life to build the first of many wells which will deliver clean water for villages and communities in East Africa.

Pacair extends reach across Midlands 11 October 2017

Air conditioning supplier Pacair has opened a new office in Birmingham to cover the Midlands region, extending the company’s reach.

Daikin UK opens new Altherma Heating Contact Centre 11 October 2017

Ready for the winter season, Daikin UK has opened a new Altherma Heating Contact Centre.

Former BESA president joins Hargreaves Ductwork 11 October 2017

Former president of BESA, Andy Sneyd, has joined Hargreaves Ductwork as the company's new managing director. 

Bosch rebrands bestselling boiler 09 October 2017

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has announced a rebrand of its SB745 gas-fired condensing boiler, which will now be known as the Uni 8000F.

Familiar face re-joins Waterloo 09 October 2017

After 14 years, Waterloo Air Products has welcomed back Nick Beal as a technical sales agent, working with the team in the South East.

Alpha welcomes new additions to sales team 09 October 2017

Alpha Heating Innovation has welcomed three more members to its sales team, with Anne Wraith in the North East, Colin Chappell in the Midlands and South Wales and Lee Mumford working in parts of London.

New directors for Acme  06 October 2017

The Acme Facilities Group has announced the appointment of two new Directors, as well as a newly launched recruitment drive as part of the companies’ growth strategy. 

BSRIA responds to Conservative Party Conference 06 October 2017

Julia Evans, chief executive at BSRIA, has commented on Prime Minister Theresa May's speech delivered at the 2017 Conservative Party Conference.

Ideal Commercial prepares for ErP regulations 06 October 2017

In preparation for the latest energy-related products (ErP) regulations coming into force, Ideal Commercial is discontinuing its standard efficiency Pressure Jet Oil and Blown Gas boilers with outputs under 400kW. 

CIBSE East Midlands to host evening energy use talk 06 October 2017

CIBSE East Midlands will be hosting an evening discussion focussed on the subject of energy use in buildings. Professor Bjarne W Olesen will be presenting the talk.

Sustainability achievements celebrated 05 October 2017

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s sustainability initiative is celebrating a successful fourth year, with significant energy and carbon savings achieved.

Vokera goes on tour 05 October 2017

Vokèra is taking its new evolve range of high performing and energy efficient boilers on tour. Over the next few months Vokèra is visiting a number of locations across the country to showcase the evolve range.

OFTEC appoints compliance manager 04 October 2017

A new compliance manager has joined the expert team at OFTEC as the trade association continues to strengthen the range of services offered to oil, solid fuel and renewable heating technicians and consumers.

Ideal Boilers 10-year warranty on Logic heat exchanger 04 October 2017

Ideal Boilers is introducing a free 10-year warranty on the heat exchangers in all Logic and Logic + boiler ranges, when installed with an Ideal system filter.

New area sales manager at ELCO 04 October 2017

To strengthen its position in the commercial boiler market, ELCO Heating Solutions has appointed Dan Berry as area sales manager for East Anglia and East London.

Worcester opens doors to training academy 04 October 2017

Worcester Bosch has officially reopened the doors to its flagship Training Academy following a £3.5 million redevelopment programme.