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News Archive - September 2017

BSRIA to partake in Smart Buildings Show 29 September 2017

BSRIA will be speaking, exhibiting and supporting the Smart Buildings Show 2017, taking place on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 November at the Barbican, London.

Ecobuild reveals 2018 futurebuild districts 28 September 2017

ecobuild owners, Futurebuild Events, has revealed more details about the futurebuild districts which have been created following feedback that the event had lost its way in previous years.

BSRIA explores wearables and well-being 28 September 2017

BSRIA has launched a new white paper, entitled Trends towards wearables and wellbeing in buildings – a threat or opportunity for the HVAC industry?.

Potterton double appointment set to boost sales efforts 27 September 2017

Potterton Commercial has strengthened its national sales team with the appointment of two new area sales managers. 

Deadline to enter ACR News Awards extended 27 September 2017

The deadline for entering the ACR News Awards 2018 has been extended to 30 September 2017.

Viessmann enters FIA Formula E Championship 26 September 2017

The Viessmann Group, one of the leading manufacturers of heating, industrial and refrigeration systems, is to be an Official Team Partner of Panasonic Jaguar Racing Team.

J S Wright appoints senior electrical design engineer 26 September 2017

Mechanical and electrical building services specialist J S Wright has boosted its fast-growing electrical business with the appointment of a new senior electrical design engineer. 

BSRIA Briefing to address tomorrow's challenges in today's buildings 25 September 2017

Tomorrow’s challenges in today’s buildings is the theme of the BSRIA Briefing to be staged at the Brewery, London, on Friday November 17 2017.

Toshiba cancels AMP agreement 22 September 2017

Following the recent change in ownership of distributor AMP Air Conditioning Ltd, Toshiba Air Conditioning UK has cancelled its distribution agreement with AMP as of the 6th September 2017.

Schiedel Chimney Systems celebrates 50 years 21 September 2017

Schiedel Chimney Systems, marked its 50th year with a visit from Sharon Hodgson, the local MP to Schiedel's factory in Washington, Tyne & Wear. 

Ritchie Engineering Company appointment 21 September 2017

Ritchie Engineering Company the specialist in service tools for the HVAC&R professional, has announced that Adam Radford has joined the company as UK and Ireland sales manager. 

CIAT at Twickenham for roadshow grand finale alongside Toshiba 19 September 2017

CIAT’s 2017 International Roadshow finished its UK leg in style with an event at Twickenham Stadium, attended by leading heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors, installers, end users and building services consultants.

New face at JS Wright 19 September 2017

Leading mechanical and electrical building services specialist J S Wright has boosted its fast-growing electrical business with the appointment of a new senior electrical design engineer. 

Conex Bänninger celebrates milestone 19 September 2017

Conex Bänninger, global manufacturer and supplier of fittings, valves and accessories, is celebrating 25 years of production in Poland.

Overclean gains approval to new standard 19 September 2017

Overclean has gained approval to the new BRE LPCB standard for inspection, cleaning and maintenance of ductwork systems. Overclean is the first company to be audited and approved to this standard.

EnviroVent staff lend a hand 15 September 2017

12 community projects in the Harrogate area were given a boost recently, thanks to the help and support of over 200 staff from ventilation manufacturer, EnviroVent.

Geo Kingsbury appoints sales director 15 September 2017

Richard Hughes has been appointed sales director - MTG (milling, turning, grinding) at Geo Kingsbury, with the remit to promote four of the top quality ranges of German machine tools that the company sells exclusively in the UK and Ireland. 

Bitzer UK pays tribute to industry stalwart Maurice King 15 September 2017

Bitzer UK has paid tribute to Maurice King, a long-serving employee and industry stalwart, who has died aged 72.

HPA welcomes revised RHI regulations 14 September 2017

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has responded to the long-awaited Government reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), first announced on December 16 2016.

Mates in Mind initiative rolled out across construction industry 14 September 2017

The UK construction sector's efforts to improve the health and mental well-being of its workforce are stepped up as it welcomes the full roll out of the Mates in Mind initiative.

Rehau celebrates five year anniversary of Rauvitherm 14 September 2017

Rehau is celebrating five years of manufacturing Rauvitherm in the UK. 

Bronze status for BSRIA at Supply Chain Sustainability School 14 September 2017

BSRIA has been awarded the “bronze” status within the Supply Chain Sustainability School.

BSRIA appoints new information and knowledge manager 14 September 2017

BSRIA has announced the appointment of Steve Sansom as its new information and knowledge manager in its Membership Team.

Ideal Boilers launches new website 13 September 2017

Ideal Boilers' new website has gone live, and focusses on making life simple for UK consumers and loyal installer customers.

CIBSE launches Society of Digital Engineering 13 September 2017

Recognising the increasing percentage of engineering tasks being conducted in a purely digital environment, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has launched the Society of Digital Engineering (SDE). 

Riello returns to British Grand Prix 13 September 2017

Riello has continued its sponsorship of the Pramac Ducati motorsport team with an event at the British Grand Prix.

Viessmann’s Heroes of Heat transform scout centre 13 September 2017

Viessmann and its Heroes of Heat team of volunteer installers, along with generous industry partners, have installed a complete heating system for free at the new Wistaston Scout Centre, near Crewe.

BCIA: Well-being key in addressing skills shortage 13 September 2017

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has called on the sector to embrace well-being in their business culture, to address the ongoing skills shortage.

ICS Cool Energy partners with Viessmann and Weishaupt 13 September 2017

Leading temperature control provider ICS Cool Energy has chosen a combination of Viessmann boilers coupled with Weishaupt burners for its industry leading hire fleet.

BCIA Management Committee welcomes three new members 13 September 2017

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced the addition of three new members to its Management Committee.

Daikin UK signs distribution agreement with Oceanair UK 13 September 2017

Daikin UK has signed an agreement appointing Oceanair UK as a UK distribution partner, effective from September 2017.

SkillFRIDGE 2017 finalists revealed 13 September 2017

The SkillFRIDGE competition has toured the UK searching for the best apprentices and trainees studying up to Level 3 RACHP.

Ready to Burn initiative launches 12 September 2017

Woodsure – the wood fuel quality assurance scheme – has launched a Ready to Burn initiative to help homeowners look after their stoves and improve air quality.

New sales director joins Andrews Water Heaters 07 September 2017

Andrews Water Heaters has announced the appointment of Dan Martindale as its sales director, taking over from Chris Meir who moved across to sister brand, Remeha.

Elta Group announces two senior appointments 07 September 2017

Leading ventilation manufacturer Elta Group has strengthened two of its brands with a duo of senior appointments.

BSRIA celebrates opening of The Lexicon in Bracknell 07 September 2017

BSRIA is celebrating the opening of The Lexicon in Bracknell, which has opened on Thursday September 7 2017.

Altecnic strengthens specification team 07 September 2017

Altecnic has strengthened its specification team with the appointment of Simon Carpenter as its new specification manager in the South East.

Alpha appoints new regional sales manager 07 September 2017

Alpha Heating Innovation has welcomed back Neil Saunders to a new role as regional sales manager for the South. He brings with him extensive industry experience, including national roles within merchant organisations.  

Andrews Water Heaters emphasises need for a suitable water heating system 06 September 2017

Following a recent report highlighting the rise of the health and fitness market, Andrews Water Heaters has emphasised the importance of having an efficient hot water system.

CIBSE makes final call for symposium abstracts 06 September 2017

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) is issuing a last call for submissions of papers and case studies for its eighth annual Technical Symposium, taking place in 2018.

Kensa managing director addresses RHI changes 05 September 2017

The Government recently published Statutory Instrument 2017 857, detailing select changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) which are due to come into force on September 20 this year.

Last call for Building Performance Awards entries 05 September 2017

The deadline is fast approaching for submissions of entries to the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards.

SEC Group Scotland speaks out on supply chain payments 05 September 2017

On April 18 2016, Scottish contracting authorities with large annual procurement budgets became statutorily bound to declare how they intended to ensure 30 day payments along their supply chains.

Register now for The HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018 05 September 2017

Registration is now open for the UK’s only national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors.

Fernox promotes new northern sales manager 01 September 2017

Leading chemical water treatment and filter manufacturer Fernox has promoted Jim Canning to the role of northern sales manager.

Panasonic acquires UK air conditioning equipment distributor AMP 01 September 2017

Panasonic Corporation has announced its completed acquisition of A.M.P. Air Conditioning (AMP), one of the largest independent air conditioning distributors in the UK.