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News Archive - February 2018

Winner of Brymec Press Challenge announced 27 February 2018

Brymec has revealed the winner of its Brymec Press Challenge, which was recently staged on the company's stand at the HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018....


Johnson Controls competition winners revealed 27 February 2018

The winners of the Johnson Controls EasyParts competition have been announced....


Corgi Services appoints business development director 23 February 2018

Corgi Services, support and service provider to the UK heating and plumbing industry, has appointed Chris Yates as its new business development director....


UK boiler manufacturer appoints Scottish partner 23 February 2018

Keston, a British manufacturer of light commercial and domestic boilers has appointed Heating, Ventilation and Renewables Sales (HVRS) Scotland to help source its bespoke heating solutions for complex projects....


ENGIE wins Northern Ireland Housing contracts 23 February 2018

ENGIE has reached an agreement to acquire long-term heating and building maintenance contracts with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. The contracts were previously operated by Carillion Energy Services....


Daikin UK thinks long-term building performance 22 February 2018

Daikin UK has released the dates for its upcoming Future Thinking seminars, aimed at building services consultants. Now in its ninth season, speakers in this latest series will explore the theme ‘Optimising Design and Performance’ at 10 locations ...


New chief commercial officer joins Spirotech 21 February 2018

Spirotech, global expert in HVAC system protection and water conditioning, has appointed Paul de Bruin as its chief commercial officer with effect from February 2018....


Reznor and HVR to host brand transition webinar 21 February 2018

Following the uniting of Reznor, Ambirad, Airbloc and Benson under the Reznor brand, Reznor will be hosting a webinar in association with HVR magazine to address the brand transition....


Efficiency ratings fall ahead of MEES 21 February 2018

Research carried out by arbnco has found that energy efficiency standards have dropped in nearly one in five commercial properties ahead of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) legislation hitting this April....


Panasonic celebrates 100 years 21 February 2018

2018 marks Panasonic’s 100 year anniversary, which the business celebrated with a two day convention in Mallorca last week....


UKSOL expands emerging markets reach 21 February 2018

UKSOL has expanded its global reach in emerging solar markets, signing up four new solar distributors....


Double appointment for Fujitsu 21 February 2018

Fujitsu Air Conditioning UK has made two new appointments to maintain growth and build on its market share, with John Thompson as area business development manager and Gary Stanley as distribution account manager for the North....


Top suppliers honoured by J S Wright 20 February 2018

J S Wright has honoured its key suppliers for their outstanding levels of quality, commitment and service delivery in an awards ceremony at Locanta Restaurant in Birmingham....


Major commercial appointment at Specflue 20 February 2018

Deborah McCreadie has been appointed to the new role of business development manager for commercial products at flue, chimney and renewable heat technology supplier, Specflue....


BSRIA appoints new business manager 20 February 2018

BSRIA has announced the appointment of Peter Tse MEng, CEng, MCIBSE, MIET, PE as business manager for its Sustainable Construction Group....


New group forms to tackle chimney problems 20 February 2018

Organisations responsible for the safety and maintenance of chimneys and flues have come together to form a Chimney Safety Group, offering and promoting solutions to chimney-related problems in the UK....


Conex Bänninger grows turnover from OEM solutions 20 February 2018

Conex Bänninger has considerably grown its OEM tube solutions revenue within the last five years, highlighting the company’s expertise, value and manufacturing skill within this discipline....


Carrier Rental Systems relocates to aid expansion 20 February 2018

Carrier Rental Systems has moved its south England headquarters to new premises at West Drayton, near Heathrow in West London, as part of a strategic development plan....


Ziehl-Abegg sees surge in revenue 20 February 2018

Fans and drive technology manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg has posted a 12 percent increase in global turnover, with employee numbers at an all-time high and record sales of 540 million euros.


New apprentice training scheme from J S Wright 20 February 2018

J S Wright has launched a new training programme to help its apprentices fast-track their way up the career ladder....


Show your support for the leaders of tomorrow 20 February 2018

An extra 182,000 people with engineering skills are required each year leading up to 2022, but there is currently an annual shortfall of 55,000....


Inaugural Building Services Forum a success 15 February 2018

Organised by Datateam Business Media in association with BSEE magazine, the very first Building Services Forum took place at The Building Centre in London on Thursday February 8, with delegates, speakers and exhibitors commenting on the usefulness ...


Hard-hitting retentions plan issued to Government 15 February 2018

An action plan intended to finally put the issue of cash retentions in construction to bed has been issued to the Government by leading engineering services bodies BESA and ECA....


CIBSE Scotland to host building services growth conference 15 February 2018

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers in Scotland will bring together building services engineers from across the country on Tuesday March 20 at a conference focusin on growth opportunites across the Scottish building services ...


BSRIA supports Renewable Heat Incentive 15 February 2018

BSRIA has declared its support for the “reformed and refocused scheme” for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), issued by the Government following an industry-wide consultation....


Major brands unite under Reznor 12 February 2018

HVAC names Ambirad, Airbloc, Benson, and Reznor have been brought together under a single brand, Reznor....


Three double winners at CIBSE Building Performance Awards 09 February 2018

Three organisations were double-winners at this year’s CIBSE Building Performance Awards, with the results announced on February 6 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London....


Longer warranties from Keston Boilers 09 February 2018

Keston Combi and System boilers registered after January 1 2018 will now come with a warranty of up to seven years....


BCIA releases further training dates 07 February 2018

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has released more dates for its new BCM01-BCM06 training courses, available throughout the year at various locations....


Scaffolding Association joins SEC Group 07 February 2018

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has welcomed the Scaffolding Association into its membership....


Double win for Humidity Solutions 07 February 2018

Humidity Solutions has received two major awards from Neptronic, one of its principal suppliers – Best Sales in the European Market and Prestigious Project....


Xylem advocates collaborative approach to MEES 07 February 2018

Water technology company Xylem has raised concerns about potential discrepancies regarding the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), which could impact the legislation’s success....


A1 Flue to secure £8m of new projects 07 February 2018

A1 Flue Systems is expecting to secure more than £8m worth of large new contracts within the next couple of months....


Construction outlook poor for 2018 07 February 2018

The construction industry has braced itself as the demise of Carillion and a decline in public housing repair work are expected to hit the sector in 2018. Growth is expected to remain flat – at best – according to the Construction Products ...


Condair to attend Data Centre World 01 February 2018

Condair will be present at this year's Data Centre World exhibition from March 21-22 on stand D1060 at London's ExCeL....


Elco bolsters sales team 01 February 2018

ELCO Heating Solutions has appointed two new area sales agents to strengthen its position in the commercial heating market....


New water hygiene CPD from Uponor 01 February 2018

Heating, cooling, plumbing and infrastructure specialist, Uponor, has taken action to reduce the risk of Legionnaire’s disease in the UK with the launch of ‘Systems for Water Hygiene’, a CIBSE-approved CPD course....


First stockist of new Giacomini dirt separator confirmed 01 February 2018

Professional Plumbing Supplies (PPS) of New Malden, Surrey, has become the UK’s first stockist of Giacomini’s new R146C dirt separator....


Smart ventilation units take control of draughts 01 February 2018

When designing ventilation systems for schools and commercial spaces, specifiers need to place more emphasis on preventing the common problem of draughts associated with old-style ventilation designs, warns SAV Systems....


ACR News Awards 2018 winners revealed 01 February 2018

January 24 saw the very best of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry gather at 155 Bishopsgate in London to celebrate hard work and success across the sector....