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News Archive - November 2017

New warranty scheme from Panasonic 29 November 2017

Panasonic has announced its new warranty scheme, with Standard, Extended and Extended+ options for its heating and cooling products purchased within the UK....


Fernox boosts marketing team 29 November 2017

Fernox has boosted its marketing team with the appointment of Darren Holdsworth as its senior digital marketing executive....


Bosch urges improved approach to heat networks 29 November 2017

Alleviating fuel poverty by reducing bills for end-users and cutting carbon emissions are two of the core aims of heat networks, yet current design practices are putting these ambitions at risk, according to a leading expert in the field....


Chancellor gets sums wrong on skills 29 November 2017

The Chancellor might be in the builders’ good books following the Budget, but according to BESA, he has missed an open goal on skills....


Cautious welcome for Government Industrial Strategy 28 November 2017

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has given a cautious welcome to the Government’s Industrial Strategy white paper....


Legislation is changing: are you ready? 24 November 2017

With tickets for the first ever Building Services Forum proving highly popular, members of the industry are advised to book now to avoid missing out....


Remeha responds to new ErP requirements 24 November 2017

Remeha has discontinued its P Series P320 and P420 8-section pressure jet boiler in compliance with the Ecodesign requirements of the 2018 Energy-related Products Directive (ErP)....


New sales director for Danfoss 24 November 2017

Danfoss is focusing on its reputation for customer service and value with the appointment of a new UK sales director for the Danfoss Heating Segment....


Mansfield Pollard wins CIBSE Award 24 November 2017

Mansfield Pollard has been presented with the inaugural ‘Contractor of the Year’ title at this year’s CIBSE Yorkshire Awards, in recognition of its high levels of service, quick response times, and innovative approach....


BCIA announces 2018 courses 24 November 2017

The Building Controls Industry Association has announced the release dates for the new and improved building control training courses for 2018....


CIBSE Building Performance Awards shortlist announced 23 November 2017

The Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Park, London; a Healthy Office in Warsaw, Poland; and Tower 3 in Melbourne Australia are just some of the buildings to have been shortlisted for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (...


Success for CIBSE Build2Perform 23 November 2017

Outstanding attendance figures for the CIBSE Build2Perform event, which took place on November 21-22 at London’s Olympia, have proved the appeal of the new format....


New partnership provides complete filtering solution 23 November 2017

Four UK companies have teamed up to provide a complete filtering solution to HVAC users....


Hamworthy welcomes former employee 22 November 2017

After seven years of service, Robert Kirk has left his role as sales manager at Hamworthy Heating and the team has welcomed a familiar face, Noel Lally, as his replacement....


Remeha appoints CHP general manager 22 November 2017

Remeha has appointed a general manager to oversee the sales and customer support teams for its Combined Heat and Power (CHP) business....


Hitachi partners with Pure Air 21 November 2017

Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe has signed a new distribution partnership agreement with Surrey-based distributor, Pure Air Distribution....


Bitzer reveals new training programme 21 November 2017

Bitzer has introduced a training course for contractors in order to assist them in converting refrigeration systems running on R404A and R507A to operate with low-GWP refrigerants....


A1 Flue boss named as top leader 16 November 2017

A1 Flue Systems director Tracy-Jane (TJ) Duncan-Moir has been named as one of the top 20 leading figures in the UK manufacturing industry for 2017....


Altecnic expands UK sales team 16 November 2017

Altecnic has appointed Gary Swann as the new sales manager for Northern Ireland....


BSRIA director speaking at Build2Peform Live 16 November 2017

BSRIA is fielding an expert speaker at the CIBSE Build2Perform Live event, taking place on November 21-22 2017 at Olympia, London....


CIBSE to launch new HVAC group 15 November 2017

CIBSE will launch a HVAC Systems Group to support and encourage the efficient design, installation and operation of HVAC systems....


College welcomes Fujitsu to training suite 15 November 2017

Glasgow Kelvin College recently welcomed Martyn Ives, technical manager at Fujitsu General Air Conditioning, to the opening of its new Fujitsu training facility....


Mansfield Pollard boss recognised as role model 15 November 2017

Mansfield Pollard managing director Joanna Robinson has been named as one of the UK’s most inspirational leaders with her inclusion in the acclaimed national list of Faces of a Vibrant Economy 2017....


Fernox unveils new production facility 14 November 2017

Fernox has opened its new chemical water treatment manufacturing facility in Wantage, Oxfordshire....


Google and CISCO to speak at smart tech conference 14 November 2017

Tech giants Google and CISCO will be among the speakers at a special conference being held in Birmingham to showcase how new smart technology can be applied to digital building techniques....


Construction output declines 13 November 2017

ONS figures have revealed that construction output contracted in the third quarter of 2017....


Aspen Pumps raises funds for local hospice 13 November 2017

Aspen Pumps has helped to raise funds for local children's hospice Chestnut Tree House, based in Sussex....


ICS Cool Energy issues chiller legislation guide 10 November 2017

With a number of alterations to the way industrial cooling systems are specified set to come into effect from January 1 2018, ICS Cool Energy has launched a new guide for UK manufacturers, to help clarify these changes....


Two CIBSE members awarded gold medals 10 November 2017

Lou Bedocs and Geoffrey Brundrett have been honoured with CIBSE gold medals in recognition of their exceptional services to the Institution....


Diversity drives change at Mansfield Pollard 10 November 2017

Mansfield Pollard has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Lou Frankland as sales director, in a pivotal moment for the firm....


ICS Cool Energy calls for careful refrigerant selection 10 November 2017

ICS Cool Energy is calling for refrigerant producers and component manufacturers to work together to establish the right balance between safety and operational performance....


New sales manager joins Dunham-Bush 10 November 2017

Dunham-Bush has appointed David Taylor as regional sales manager of its Heating division....


Construction grows but still cause for concern 09 November 2017

The Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Survey for Q3 shows that despite rising costs and diverging performance across sectors, the industry extended its run of growth to 18 quarters.


Star Refrigeration’s National Roadshow 2017 ends on a high 09 November 2017

Star refrigeration is celebrating a positive response from the near 200 attendees who joined the company at its national roadshow. The events took place in Sheffield, Bristol, London and Glasgow in October.


Sime welcomes new product manager 09 November 2017

Intelligent heating and hot water solutions provider Sime, has appointed Phil Birchenough as product manager, based at Sime’s headquarters in Castleford, West Yorkshire.


Register online for The HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018 09 November 2017

The HVAC & Refrigeration Show will take place at London’s ExCeL Centre from 23-25 January 2018. As the UK’s only national exhibition for air conditioning, heating, ventilation, heat pumps and refrigeration, this is a must attend event.


Three appointments at Stiebel Eltron UK 09 November 2017

Stiebel Eltron UK is celebrating record growth for the first half of 2017 and has made three major appointments to manage increased demand.


Construction suffers major cash retention losses 07 November 2017

Research undertaken by consultants Pye Tait has shown that construction sector cash retentions worth nearly £700 million have been lost as a result of insolvencies....


Bosch backs Society of Digital Engineering 07 November 2017

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has declared CIBSE's Society of Digital Engineering a step in the right direction....


CIBSE certifies Altecnic CBD presentation 07 November 2017

CIBSE has certified another CPD presentation for sealed heating systems from Altecnic, a leading UK provider of heating and plumbing components....


44 UK cities in breach of WHO guidelines 07 November 2017

Tantalum has highlighted the need for action on air quality and urges businesses to join its Air.Car trial to support research into creating healthier cities....


Conex Bänninger aims to revolutionise market with press-fit solution 03 November 2017

Conex Bänninger, the manufacturer of fittings, valves and accessories, is hoping to revolutionise the UK’s ACR market with the launch of its latest innovative press-fit solution, >B< MaxiPro


ECEX to exhibit at HVACR 2018 03 November 2017

Multi-specialist engineering contractor, ECEX, will demonstrate its energy-saving pre-filter technology at the HVACR Show at London's ExCeL Centre from January 23-25 2018....


Rehau sales spartan conquers ultra marathon 03 November 2017

Rehau’s national sales manager, Laurence Chownsmith, has completed a gruelling 153-mile marathon from Athens to Sparta....


Hargreaves enjoys industry success 02 November 2017

Hargreaves has scooped three industry awards in one week....


BESA chief executive steps down 02 November 2017

Following a recent cycling accident, Paul McLaughlin is stepping down as chief executive of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Fabdec launches new apprenticeship programme 02 November 2017

Heating and cooling specialist Fabdec has kickstarted a new apprenticeship programme with four talented young people joining the business....


Industry faces challenges never before seen 02 November 2017

The construction industry faces a combination of challenges unlike anything it has survived before, according to Mark Farmer, the author of last year’s seminal ‘Modernise or Die’ report....


BSRIA technical director to speak at Smart Buildings Show 02 November 2017

BSRIA is supporting the Smart Buildings Show 2017, exhibiting and contributing speakers to the event, which is taking place on 8-9 November at the Barbican, London....


Coolair attains elite partner status 02 November 2017

Coolair Equipment has boosted its reputation for outstanding quality after being awarded a new industry leading accreditation....