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News Archive - September 2018

Breathing Buildings welcomes BB101 2018 27 September 2018

Breathing Buildings, a leading UK provider of controlled hybrid ventilation systems, has welcomed the 2018 edition of BB101: Guidelines on ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality in schools....


Conex Bänninger targets PHEX bullseye 27 September 2018

Visitors to the Conex Bänninger stand at PHEX Manchester will be able to take on darts ace Peter Manley and meet sports MC Paul Booth, while also finding out about the company’s range of >B< Press fittings....


Titon introduces new CPD on purge ventilation and overheating 27 September 2018

Titon has introduced a new CPD seminar aimed at increasing awareness of how purge and overheating affects everyday quality of life....


Leadership change at FläktGroup 27 September 2018

Thierry Jomard is stepping into the role of chief executive at FläktGroup, as Dr Walter Rohregger moves on from the business....


Silver FORS hat-trick for SBS 27 September 2018

Smith Brothers Stores (SBS) has achieved the Silver accreditation from the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) for the third year running since upgrading from the bronze award, having now held the accreditation for six years in total....


Altecnic employee raises over £2000 for children's hospice 27 September 2018

Altecnic IT projects co-ordinator, Matt Lee, has presented the Donna Louise Children's hospice with a cheque for £2020.40 following his successful Stafford half marathon charity raising efforts....


20th Polypipe Regatta raises £11,000 for charity 20 September 2018

Charities were the winners of this year's Polypipe Regatta after the annual event raised £11,000 for good causes....


Benchmark Scheme targets ‘cowboy installers’ 19 September 2018

The ICOM Energy Association has launched a benchmark scheme for commercial appliances comparable to a domestic scheme which has been operating succesfully for some time.


ASERCOM and EPEE join forces for Chillventa 19 September 2018

Chillventa is always a highlight on the HVACR calendar, and the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) and the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) will join forces again this year....


BSS raises over £100,000 for Mind 19 September 2018

BSS Industrial has raised £100,000 for the mental health charity Mind this September, with the launch of its first ever Car-aoke Rally....


ASFP and NAADUK unite to advise on fire resisting ducts 19 September 2018

Two organisations, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and the National Association of Air Duct-Cleaners UK (NAADUK) have joined together to provide valuable advice in cleaning techniques for fire resisting ductwork maintenance....


Double appointment at Hamworthy 19 September 2018

Hamworthy Heating has hired two news sales team members, with Paul Fox looking after specifications for consultants in London and Darcy May taking care of Hamworthy’s customers in the East Midlands....


ICOM publishes new guide for commercial applications 19 September 2018

The ICOM Energy Association has launched a new guide aimed at ensuring domestic hot water in systems is clean and safe to use.


Humidity Solutions celebrates 10th anniversary at Westminster Abbey 19 September 2018

Established in 2008, independent humidity control specialist Humidity Solutions celebrates its 10th anniversary of trading this month....


HHIC members make gas safety packaging pledge 19 September 2018

Supporting Gas Safety Week 2018, members of the Heating & Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) boiler manufacturer group have pledged to place the Gas Safety messaging on their packaging....


SAV Systems welcomes BB101 school ventilation changes 19 September 2018

SAV Systems has backed the changes introduced by the latest edition of BB101, Guidelines on ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality in schools, noting the improvements to comfort and indoor air quality (IAQ) that will be delivered in a ...


Cooling demands set to overtake heating 19 September 2018

Recent research has suggested that energy use for cooling will overtake the demand for heating by 2050, and to avoid increasing costs, facilities managers should turn to high efficiency cooling and ventilation systems. Chris Jones, product manager ...


Workplace well-being drives hot water demand 19 September 2018

New research from Totaljobs has revealed that one in three employers have invested in their work space facilities with the aim of promoting well-being and enhancing employee efficiency....


Vent-Axia shortlisted for Building Awards 2018 19 September 2018

Vent-Axia's Floating Home project has been shortlisted for the Building Awards 2018. The project, which utilised the revolutionary Lo-Carbon Sentinel Kinetic BH Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR), is a finalist in the ‘Small Project of ...


Trade associations win historic skills bid 19 September 2018

Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments to manage and develop apprenticeships, qualifications and National Occupational Standards for the building services engineering sector....


Sime becomes preferred PHS supplier 13 September 2018

Domestic and commercial boiler manufacturer, Sime, is now a Plumbing and Heating Supplies (PHS) preferred supplier....


Industrial product supply sector favours EU regulatory alignment 13 September 2018

An overwhelming majority of UK industrial product manufacturers want continued regulatory alignment with the EU, a new industry survey has revealed....


HVR Awards: finalists announced! 13 September 2018

The wait is over and organiser Datateam Business Media has now unveiled the finalists for the HVR Awards 2018, representing the very best from across the heating and ventilating industry....


PHEX Manchester 2018 date change 13 September 2018

PHEX Manchester 2018 will now be held on October 17-18, the event organisers have announced....


SEC Group receives backing from Lord Adonis on payment reform 13 September 2018

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has welcomed support from Lord Adonis, past chairman of the UK Infrastructure Commission, for reform of the construction industry’s payment practices....


AMP celebrates first anniversary with Panasonic 13 September 2018

September sees AMP Air Conditioning celebrate its first anniversary following the company’s acquisition by the Panasonic Corporation in September 2017....


BSRIA announces speakers for 2018 Briefing 13 September 2018

BSRIA has announced the full suite of speakers at its flagship event – the annual Briefing and lunch....


EOGB launches Baltur in UK 13 September 2018

Burner manufacturer and distributor EOGB Energy Products Ltd has officially launched Baltur, the Italian-based global brand in heating solutions, into the UK....


Altecnic HIU passes BESA test 06 September 2018

Altecnic's electronic SATK32 heat interface unit (HIU) has passed the BESA test. This UK test standard for HIUs is seen as an important step in improving the overall performance of British district heating schemes....


Switch2 Energy and Winckworth Sherwood to host free heat network seminars 06 September 2018

How to improve heat network efficiency, and the Competitions & Markets Authority's (CMA) proposed regulation of the district and community heating sector, will be under discussion at two free breakfast seminars this autumn – hosted by Switch2 ...


Remeha scores high with Wolverhampton Wanderers 06 September 2018

Remeha's high-efficiency condensing boilers are scoring high at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, matching the Premier League team’s impressive recent performance on the pitch....


Albion appoints new company secretary 05 September 2018

Albion Valves has appointed Stephen Bloomer as company secretary following the retirement of Stephen Bradshaw after 10 years....


Cooltherm acquired by Carver Group 04 September 2018

Carver Group has acquired specialist chiller and air conditioning design and installation business, CoolTherm, for an undisclosed sum....


A1 Flue makes multiple new hires 04 September 2018

A1 Flue Systems has welcomed a host of new faces after a recent much-needed recruitment drive to keep up with demand for orders of commercial and industrial chimneys....


Vaillant makes major HQ investment 04 September 2018

Vaillant Group has announced a major investment in a new innovation centre which expands the business’ global headquarters as part of its concerted focus on the renewables sector....


Lochinvar MD steps down 04 September 2018

David Pepper has stepped down from his position as managing director at boiler, water heater and heat pump business Lochinvar, moving into the role of business development manager....


Baxi brings back Vaults promotion 03 September 2018

Baxi has announced the return of its highly popular Vaults promotion, running through the manufacturer’s online loyalty scheme Baxi Works for the third year in a row....