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Heating repurposed for commercial properties

With the need to repurpose and refurbish older buildings now greater than ever, specifiers and contractors should look to retrofit solutions, says Steve Richmond, head of marketing and technical at Rehau Building Solutions Building Solutions... 
 10 Feb 2021

A balancing act for commercial buildings

Throughout 2020 public buildings have seen unprecedented periods of closure; however, many may not realise how these closures could impact the operation of buildings... 
 3 Feb 2021
Dan Wild, Conex Bänninger business unit director UK&I

Don’t fall into a bacteria trap

Dan Wild, Conex Bänninger business unit director UK&I, puts the case for copper over plastic when it comes to traps and waste fittings... 
 3 Feb 2021

Humidity under scrutiny

From improving IAQ to the needs of industrial processes, interest and uptake of humidification systems has increased in recent years. However, with this greater interest there also comes greater scrutiny of the costs involved according to Edward ... 
 27 Jan 2021

Staying on top of humidity on site

Humidity is an unwanted problem for many construction sites, yet errors can be made in its removal. Ryan Stanley, moisture control sales & product manager Northern Europe at Aggreko, provides some insight into the issue and best practice for ... 
 27 Jan 2021
Condair UK sales manager Dave Marshall-George

Making buildings healthier

Dave Marshall-George, UK sales manager at Condair plc, examines the potential for improving public health through humidification and other HVAC strategies... 
 20 Jan 2021
Managing director of Humidity Solutions John Barker

Perfect humidity control for museum

John Barker, managing director of Humidity Solutions explains what to do with a museum and gallery where the humidity swings over a wide range - even when the temperature control is spot on... 
 20 Jan 2021
BESA’s director of skills and training Helen Yeulet

Skills demand will hit us like a train

Efforts to create a more diverse building services workforce must speed up dramatically following the unveiling of the Government’s 10-point plan for a ‘green revolution’, according to BESA’s director of skills and training Helen Yeulet... 
 20 Jan 2021
Mark McManus, managing director at Stiebel Eltron UK

Homes fit for the future

Mark McManus, managing director at Stiebel Eltron UK, discusses why ventilation must be a core component of our renewable future as we emerge from the pandemic... 
 14 Jan 2021

Taller rads in demand

Whilst radiators in general remain in huge demand for new build and replacement heating system projects up and down the country, radiator manufacturer Stelrad is seeing changing trends in the orders coming in to them making for subtle changes in the ... 
 14 Jan 2021

Focus falls back on solar PV in efficiency drive

Non-stop innovation has put solar PV at the forefront of energy efficiency and sustainability for home and business. Neal Goddard, UK sales manager at Solarwatt reports... 
 7 Jan 2021

Training to meet net zero goal

As the UK moves towards a net-zero future, more low-carbon heating technologies will need to be installed for this to be achieved. Tom Murray, specification director commercial and residential at Baxi Heating, explains what professional heating ... 
 7 Jan 2021
Pete Mills of Bosch Commercial & Industrial

Heat networks – a hybrid approach

Pete Mills, commercial technical operations manager at Bosch Commercial & Industrial, explores where renewables can fit in within a heat network... 
 22 Dec 2020

Time to exceed ventilation standards

David Millward, product manager at Elta Group discusses why commercial kitchen ventilation needs to be a top priority for HVAC contractors and facilities professionals, alongside some of the latest solutions... 
 22 Dec 2020

Building an air force

Ensuring ventilation is effective by providing regular air changes is key to reducing the airborne spread of viruses such as COVID-19. Roberto Mallozzi, managing director of Klima-Therm, explains the role of filters and HVAC disinfection systems in ... 
 16 Dec 2020

Temporary heat when you need it

Steve Warne national sales manager, temporary heating provider Ideal Heat Solutions, makes a case for the importance of non-permanent heat, particularly the solution’s ability to ensure comfort, productivity and the protection of both people and ... 
 16 Dec 2020

A very healthy debate

The public perception of building engineering services has changed dramatically because of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a range of speakers who took part in the 2020 BESA National Conference.... 
 10 Dec 2020
Michael Brown, design director of Metal and Modular

Moving ductwork safely on site

Michael Brown, design director of UK site equipment manufacturer, Metal and Modular, discusses how to make ducting manoeuvres safe and efficient for HVAC installation teams on site... 
 10 Dec 2020

Be prepared for UFH growth

The growing demand for underfloor heating (UFH) provides a clear opportunity for installers looking to install and maintain these systems, says Richard Harvey, Commercial Director at Wolseley... 
 2 Dec 2020
Russ Baker of ICS Cool Energy

Avert a boiler breakdown disaster

Russ Baker, director, UK&I Hire, at ICS Cool Energy, explains his ten-step boiler hire contingency plan... 
 2 Dec 2020
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