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News Archive - March 2017

ICOM launches commercial water treatment guide 30 March 2017

ICOM, the Industrial and Commercial Energy Association, has published its new Commercial Water Treatment Guide, in response to industry concerns of poor water treatment and conditioning in commercial heating systems.

Construction sector sees 4% rise in SME entrants 30 March 2017

According to a new study by specialist challenger bank Hampshire Trust Bank, the construction sector saw a 4% increase in the number of SMEs from 2010.

HPA and FETA urge Government to devise climate action plan 30 March 2017

HPA and FETA urge Government to devise climate action plan The Heat Pump Association (HPA) and The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) have joined other leading organisations in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP calling for a climate action plan.

CIAT to showcase innovative cooling and heating solutions across three continents 30 March 2017

CIAT has announced the start of its 2017 INTERNATIONAL CIAT TOUR presenting its newest product developments and comprehensive system offerings in more than 70 cities across three continents.

BSRIA welcomes triggering of Article 50 30 March 2017

BSRIA has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by the Government that it has now triggered Article 50, starting the two-year process for Brexit.

Tom Wright CBE to address BSRIA Briefing 29 March 2017

Tom Wright CBE, group chief executive of Age UK and Age International, has joined the speaker line-up at BSRIA’s flagship event – the annual Briefing and lunch.

Kilfrost appoints technical manager 29 March 2017

Kilfrost Ltd has appointed Michael Reynolds as technical manager within its Speciality Fluids Division.

ACR News Awards 2017 is a smash hit 28 March 2017

Thursday 23rd March saw over 240 guests from the air conditioning and refrigeration industry gather at the 5* Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London to celebrate hard work and success across the sector.

BCIA: collaboration is key to execute Building Performance Challenge 27 March 2017

BCIA (the Building Controls Industry Association) is urging the industry to work together to make significant changes in how building controls are understood by the wider public and other sectors.

Leeds students benefit from STEER event 27 March 2017

Built environment professionals from the newly launched social enterprise STEER recently gave a presentation on Interview Techniques and Mock Interviews to undergraduates at the Leeds Beckett University campus.

More than just a trade show! 27 March 2017

The HVAC & Refrigeration Show, the UK’s only dedicated exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors will take place from 23 – 25 January 2018 at the ExCeL Centre, London.


Danfoss ceo steps down 23 March 2017

Niels B Christiansen has decided to step down as ceo of Danfoss after nine years.

Tansun celebrates 35 years in radiant heating 23 March 2017

Tansun is marking its 35th anniversary in radiant heating.

Viessmann creates new senior roles to meet growing demand 23 March 2017

Following another year of growth, Viessmann UK is increasing investment in the sales, marketing, and service areas of its business by creating three new senior staff roles and altering the focus of a fourth.

BESA appoints new head of Wales 23 March 2017

BESA (the Building Engineering Services Association) has appointed Cat Griffith-Williams as its new head of Wales following the retirement of Andrew Marchant.

SkillFRIDGE 2017: looking for talented apprentices and students 22 March 2017

SkillFRIDGE 2017, the national refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump competition, is looking for talented apprentices or students in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry with a thirst to learn more and the desire to show industry their potential.

Ziehl-Abegg Middle East appoints ventilation sales manager 22 March 2017

Ziehl-Abegg Middle East has appointed HVAC specialist Dipen Patel as ventilation sales manager.

Viessmann kicks off anniversary year at ISH 2017 21 March 2017

The Viessmann Group entered its one hundredth anniversary year at the ISH Energy trade fair in Frankfurt last week (14th-18th March) and introduced its new motto: ‘Into a new century.'

LG appoints Space Air Ltd as distributor 20 March 2017

LG Electronics has appointed Space Air Ltd as an important new distributor to its business in the UK.

Distech Controls unveils new European head office 16 March 2017

Distech Controls has opened its new European Head Office in Brignais, Rhone-Alps, France.

Guardian Water Treatment opens Leeds office 16 March 2017

Guardian Water Treatment has opened a new office in Leeds.

Integration of new technology drives growth in homes and buildings industry 16 March 2017

According to Global Homes and Buildings Industry Outlook 2017, part of Frost & Sullivan’s Homes & Buildings Growth Partnership Service (GPS) programme, the global homes and buildings industry is undergoing an intense evolution and accelerated growth.

Aspen Xtra names new business development manager 16 March 2017

Aspen Pumps has appointed Vern Klein as business development manager of Aspen Xtra.

BSRIA predicts 20% growth in smart home/light commercial market 16 March 2017

BSRIA is forecasting a total global growth of 20 per cent in the smart home/light commercial market in 2017, with the largest growth being predicted for the UK market at a rate of 29 per cent.

Trane and Dallah agree joint manufacturing venture 16 March 2017

Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has agreed a joint venture manufacturing deal with Dallah Trading Company, a member of Dallah Al-Baraka Holding Company (DBHC), a private multi-national corporation, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Bosch extends installer promotion 13 March 2017

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has extended its promotion which rewards heating engineers for every GB162 boiler they install.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes announced as guest speaker at BSRIA event 13 March 2017

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE will be the guest speaker at BSRIA’s annual briefing and lunch at the Brewery, London, on 17th November.

CIC launches ‘Essential Principles Guide’ 13 March 2017

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has unveiled its ‘Essential Principles Guide’ for Built Environment Professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive environment.

BSRIA publishes Brexit White Paper 13 March 2017

BSRIA has launched a Brexit White Paper following a major engagement exercise with its members and the industry that was undertaken to identify the key issues in the specific context of the built environment industry.

BSRIA reacts to Spring Budget 09 March 2017

Chief executive of BSRIA, Julia Evans, has responded to the Chancellor’s 2017 Spring Budget.

Green infrastructure design challenge launched at Ecobuild 08 March 2017

Green infrastructure design challenge launched at EcobuildProductivity, wellbeing and climatic resilience are the drivers behind the Green Infrastructure Design Challenge that was launched at Ecobuild yesterday (7th March).

BSRIA marks National Apprenticeship Week 08 March 2017

BSRIA is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2017) which brings together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships.

Industry excited about London venue 06 March 2017

Refrigeration Show set to be the best yet, say insiders

Dimplex introduces dedicated pre-sales team 06 March 2017

Installers looking for assistance in purchasing and installing the right heating solution can now gain specialist support from a dedicated pre-sales team set up by Dimplex.

Dantherm Group acquires Master Climate Solutions Group (MCS) 06 March 2017

Dantherm has acquired the Master Climate Solutions Group (MCS) in Italy from the Italian private equity firm Alcedo SGR.

ADEY introduces 10-year complete product warranty 02 March 2017

ADEY, the magnetic filtration specialist, has increased the warranty on its MagnaClean Professional2 and Micro2 filters, becoming the first filter manufacturer to provide whole product protection for 10 years.

SAV Systems and Danfoss partner to tackle fuel poverty 02 March 2017

SAV Systems has teamed up with technology partners Danfoss in an initiative to raise awareness about fuel poverty and offer practical solutions through energy-efficient heat networks.

QRL Radiator Group names new international sales director 02 March 2017

UK manufacturer QRL Radiator Group has appointed Leonardo Maschietto as its new international sales director, as part of its ongoing global expansion plan.

BESA appoints key accounts manager - specifiers 02 March 2017

Promoting the expertise of building engineering contractors to local authorities; consulting engineers; architects and key end user groups will be a central part of the strategy pursued by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) this year.

Smith’s sales team continues to expand 01 March 2017

Smith’s has appointed Peter Anthony as regional sales manager, with special focus on the consultants and contractor markets to meet the growing demand for Smith’s expertise in this sector. He has more than 20 years of commercial sales experience, ...