According to a new ‘Building Engineering Business Survey’ survey sponsored by Scolmore, more than three out of four (78 per cent) engineering services firms say turnover increased or remained steady during the final quarter of 2016.
The BSRIA global HVAC trends presentations recently given at the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas have been hailed a ‘huge success’ with a record-breaking level of attendees – in excess of 450 delegates – across all presentations.
BSRIA has launched a Brexit Topic Guide which aims to demystify the issues surrounding Brexit.
The HVAC & Refrigeration Show will take place from 23-25 January at London’s ExCeL
Futurebuild Events Ltd has announced that it has acquired Ecobuild from UBM.
Swegon Air Management (SAM) is combining its two filtration brands, Trion and Envirco, to form a single air filtration business called Airfiltrera.
According to an analysis by the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group, the construction representative body, nine of the UK’s top 12 construction firms are owed more than £800m.
Award winning broadcaster Steph McGovern is to host this year’s Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 11 May.
Ecobuild has announced a new Build Circular theatre for this year’s event, which takes place from 7-9 March at ExCeL in London.
REHAU has announced a series of new district heating workshops to be held around the UK and Ireland this year.
Haier has been named as number one in the connected air conditioning market (including smart air conditioners), in a survey by Euromonitor.
Vaillant has chosen National Energy Action (NEA) as its charity for 2017.
ENER-G, the cogeneration specialist, has published a free guide to assessing the economic feasibility of combined heat and power (CHP) projects.
ebm-papst UK is hosting its first seminar in the 2017 energy saving series.
According to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), proposals for a new Clean Air Act should include measures supporting the role of buildings as ‘safe havens’ from pollution.
Toshiba Air Conditioning yesterday launched its three-pipe heat recovery VRF air conditioning system, SHRM-e, to the UK press.The company believes the SHRM-e sets a new industry benchmark for energy efficiency performance and continuous heating.
Ideal Commercial Boilers, the British heating manufacturer, recently celebrated the completion of its 30,000th Evomax commercial condensing boiler.
Industrial and commercial heating specialist Turnbull & Scott has officially merged with CEH ltd. This acquisition has broadened the scope of the heating solutions that the company can provide.
Max Fordham has won two trophies at this year’s CIBSE Building Performance Awards.
BSRIA has appointed Zoltan Karpathy as operations manager in its WMI department, effective from the start of this month.
Ideal Commercial has appointed Richard Brown as specification manager for the London area.
Hidros SpA, parent of Hidros UK Ltd, and Emicon SpA have agreed an industrial partnership through which the companies’ products, technologies and distribution networks will be integrated and will be better placed to face the new challenges of the market.
The five finalists of this year’s Big Innovation Pitch have been revealed by Ecobuild and Marks & Spencer (M&S).
British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is celebrating winning the ‘Energy Efficient Product or Innovation of the Year’ accolade at the prestigious Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards 2017.
An apprentice from hvac solution provider Hargreaves is to represent Squad UK at the World Skills finals in Abu Dhabi.
According to the latest forecasts by the Construction Products Association (CPA), construction output is expected to grow by 0.8% in 2017, 0.7% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019.
Once again the trade has engaged with dynamic annual awards programme the ACR News Awards to nominate their top air conditioning and refrigerating companies and individuals of the past twelve months.
Ingersoll-Rand plc is to acquire Thermocold Costruzioni Srl, a privately held Italian company that manufactures and distributes HVAC systems and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial buildings in Europe.
Global water technology company Xylem recently took 14 customers and staff from the UK, Germany and France to Cambodia on the inaugural volunteer trip of its Waterdrop initiative.
Heating manufacturer Hoval is warning that many organisations seeking to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions are underestimating the value of ongoing aftercare to optimise the performance of their heating plant.
Fernox, the global water treatment and filter manufacturer, has been rewarded with CIPHE approved training centre status by CIPHE president, Paul Williams.
Vexo International (UK) has appointed Matthew Skinner as business development manager for the London and South East region, strengthening its team.
The Construction Products Association (CPA) has revealed the results of its Construction Trade Survey for the final quarter of 2016.
Giacomini has demonstrated its commitment to the Irish market with the appointment of Warren Smith as dedicated sales engineer.
At this year’s CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) Building Performance Awards, the University of Bradford has been named Building Performance Champion, for the second time, for its pioneering Ecoversity programme.
BSRIA has welcomed last week’s Government Brexit White Paper, which sets out 12 key principles and provides further details about the process.
Viessmann has launched three new social media channels specifically for installers - the Viessmann Installer Channel on YouTube, the Viessmann Trade Twitter feed and the Viessmann Installer page on Facebook.
The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) is calling on the National Measurement Regulatory Office (NMRO), in its role as UK Market Surveillance Authority, to take all appropriate action to ensure that illegal pumps are removed from the market and that all future imports are curtailed with immediate effect.
Dr Andy Pearson, the engineer who led the design of the world’s largest ammonia water source heat pump for a town’s district heating and cooling scheme in Norway, has won ASHRAE’s prestigious Comfort Cooling Award for Project Excellence at the Society’s Winter Meeting on 28th January.
BESA (the Building Engineering Services Association) says that criticisms of the Government’s plans to boost apprenticeships are failing to see the big picture.
ICOM, the Industrial & Commercial Energy Association, launched its inaugural ICOM & CRASH £2017 Challenge last month.
Elta Group, an international leader in fans, air movement, filtration and distribution, has acquired Acoustica, boosting its noise control offering.
Smith’s has recruited Alex Muirhead as regional sales manager, with special focus on the consultants and contractor markets.
J S Wright, one of the UK’s longest established building services providers, has been bought out by its senior management team.
Savills, the international property expert and Longevity Partners, the pan-European low carbon consultancy, have been appointed to carry out the first BREEAM In-Use (BIU) sample-based certification pilot to cover 331 retail assets across Europe (excluding Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and Germany).
BSRIA has been awarded the Investors in People (IiP) National Standard accreditation.
Albion Valves (UK), a leading valve supplier to the building services and industrial markets, has seen its turnover more than triple over the past 10 years and the workforce at its base in Barnsley more than double.
Almost a quarter of employees at Gilberts Blackpool have been with the manufacturer for at least 20 years.
A-Gas has gained UL certification for the quality of the R227 (HFC227ea) fire suppressant supplied to customers.