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Health risks of not regularly cleaning your commercial ventilation systems

Over the past few decades, Britain has gradually started to catch up on countries like the USA with the use of ventilation systems, particularly in commercial properties. 
 27 Jun 2016

Are you in control?

Stuart Turner, National Sales Manager at Hamworthy Heating looks at some of the ways boilers can save energy and reduce carbon emissions in commercial buildings. 
 15 Jun 2016

Construction industry needs a digital culture shift to survive

Construction industry needs a digital culture shift to survive From last week (4 April), all government-funded construction work must be undertaken using Building information Modelling (BIM).The BIM mandate is the first in a series of major ... 
 11 Apr 2016

UK pipes and fittings market sees continued growth

According to a new report by AMA Research, the UK pipes and fittings market has achieved good growth over the last three years and is estimated to have increased by 5% in 2015. 
 7 Mar 2016

Spotting the problem

In the competitive shower fan market, it is not uncommon for installers to improvise in an effort to deliver greater performance, however these considerations should be taken into account much earlier on in the process. 
 3 Dec 2015

What next for solar companies?

Due to feed-in tariff FiT cuts, solar companies are looking for other business opportunities. Far infrared in one; Sam Abel of Herschel explains.

 

 3 Dec 2015

Customer service is key for Rinnai

Rinnai, a leading UK company in continuous flow Infinity gas fired water heaters, supports its benchmark ‘A’ rated range of energy efficient products with direct customer service through a dedicated team. 
 24 Nov 2015

Ziehl-Abegg marks 18 years of EC technology in pig pens

With a monthly electricity bill of €2000 Paul Neff checks precisely to see where which device consumes how much electricity. 
 23 Nov 2015

ICOM Winter Conference seeks to clarify energy legislation

The Industrial and Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) held its third Winter Conference at the end of October, with speakers from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), the European Heating Industry (EHI), the National Measurement  and Regulations Office (NMRO), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and British Gas. 
 18 Nov 2015

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week will take place from Monday 16 November to Sunday 22 November. 
 11 Nov 2015

Continental Underfloor’s eight step guide to delivering an annual underfloor heating system check

With Bewick’s swans arriving early, and berries already appearing on holly bushes, popular folklore tells us that a hard winter is on the way. 
 5 Nov 2015

Building services sector not BIM-ready

New research has found that fewer than 1 in 6 firms in the building services sector are ‘fully ready’ to use Building Information Modelling (BIM), despite the government deadline for the mandatory use of BIM level 2 for all centrally procured projects being less than six months away. 
 2 Nov 2015

Installers warned to be wary of ‘copycat’ controls

A spokesperson for a leading manufacturer of heating and hot water technologies has voiced his concerns over the growing presence of problematic non-accredited heating controls within the industry. 
 15 Oct 2015

Timely kitchen extract fire safety cleaning can prevent serious fires

Managing director of Swiftclean Building Services, Gary Nicholls (pictured right), has appealed for restaurant proprietors to make kitchen extract ductwork cleaning more of a priority, following two London restaurant fires. 
 14 Sep 2015

Worcester calls for standardised servicing

A spokesperson for leading manufacturer, Worcester, Bosch Group, is calling for new processes and standards to be introduced for boiler servicing throughout the UK in order to progress and safeguard the industry. 
 10 Sep 2015

Swiftclean advocates adoption of TR19 guidelines

Managing director of Swiftclean Building Services, Gary Nicholls, has urged the industry to consider adopting TR/19, a leading guidance document, TR/19: Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems (Second Edition 2013), which was issued by B&ES in July 2014, as a standard for the construction of ventilation systems; rather than DW144, the B&ES standard for ventilation system design and construction. 
 1 Sep 2015

Ideal Boilers encourages installers to help customers be energy efficient

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) estimates that eight million UK homes don’t have heating controls, yet according to the Energy Saving Trust, even just fitting a room thermostat can provide an annual saving of £70. 
 27 Aug 2015

Firms face potential legal action due to poor F-Gas documentation

According to Cool-Therm, F-Gas compliance standards on many commercial refrigeration and air conditioning sites fall short of mandatory requirements, exposing end users to the risk of possible legal action. 
 17 Aug 2015

Reduced RHI rates highlight opportunities for bigger boilers, says biomass chief

The latest install figures (http://goo.gl/dQuInt) show that the strong uptake of commercial biomass – particularly for farmers and landowners – has triggered a drop in some Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) rates, but the chief of the UK’s biggest wood fuel supplier says that this only highlights the strong opportunities that larger boilers offer. 
 11 Aug 2015

Rinnai’s renewable water heaters boost efficiency

Chris Goggin of Rinnai UK, manufacturer of the Infinity HE gas fired continuous flow water heaters, believes there is a responsibility for the industry to monitor and control energy usage but warns that prevaricating until the perfect solution is developed is not helping to push things forward. 
 11 Aug 2015
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