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Albion

Albion’s growth demands new role

Valve specialist, Albion Valves UK, has appointed Steven Bedford as warehouse manager – a new role within the company – due to increasing workloads and continued business growth.... 
 13 Jan 2021

Webinar on compliance with new metering regulations

District heating suppliers can find out how to comply with major updates to the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations at a free webinar next Tuesday.... 
 13 Jan 2021

Partnership to distribute low GWP refrigerant

Honeywell and Daikin Chemical Europe have announced an agreement to distribute Honeywell’s Solstice L40X (R-455A) lower-global-warming potential (LGWP) refrigerant to comply with stringent EU regulations for environmentally preferable refrigerants.... 
 13 Jan 2021

Air purification frustrates airborne viruses

Businesses now have the chance to improve the indoor air quality of their premises thanks to a technology that has the potential to remove airborne virus particles from the air, supporting the safe reopening of offices and businesses for staff and ... 
 12 Jan 2021
Baxi sales team colleagues Daniel Kinsella and Paul Trotman at work on the production line

Sales squad ‘lines up’ for production line duty

Three Baxi sales team colleagues expanded their skillset to join the production team at the boiler company’s Preston manufacturing site, when orders peaked during the COVID-19 pandemic.... 
 11 Jan 2021
Health & Wellbeing in Buildings Group chair Nathan Wood, BESA chief executive David Frise
and Air quality campaigner Rosamund Kissi-Debrah at the BESA National Conference

Engineers back campaign for ‘Ella’s Law’

A group of building engineering specialists has backed the campaign for a new law that would provide local authorities with legal powers to enforce better clean air standards.... 
 11 Jan 2021
Aqua Group

Aqua Group appoints hire director

Temperature control specialist, Aqua Group, has appointed Ben Davies as director of the company's hire division, Aqua Hire.... 
 11 Jan 2021

Workers urged to use face masks properly during lockdown

With essential construction work set to continue during the latest lockdown, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum is urging operatives to make a safe start to 2021 with a colourful new face mask campaign.... 
 11 Jan 2021

Condensate pipe guidance updated following weather warning

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) is issuing its updated ‘installer guide to condensate discharge pipe installation’ following a warning from the Met Office of ice with the 'Beast from the East 2.0' to hit in days, bringing an ... 
 6 Jan 2021

Training the next wave of Green Homes Grant installers

There has never been a better time to become a qualified Green Homes Grant installer, says Samuel Riley, chief executive of training provider North West Skills Academy.... 
 6 Jan 2021
Shareholders of Ziehl-Abegg Dennis Ziehl, Uwe Ziehl and Sindia Ziehl

Family links remain strong at Ziehl-Abegg

Ziehl-Abegg supervisory board chairman Uwe Ziehl has handed over the reins to his son Dennis Ziehl.... 
 6 Jan 2021

Merchant stays open during restrictions

Specialist merchant Wolseley will keep its branches across the UK open for service with the introduction of new COVID-19 regulations by the UK governments.... 
 6 Jan 2021

New year, new skills webinar

Conex Bänninger is inviting plumbers and heating engineers to learn new skills in the new year by registering for the latest in a series of free webinars.... 
 6 Jan 2021
Phil Hurley, the new chairman of the Heat Pump Association

New chair for Heat Pump Association

UK managing director of NIBE Energy Systems, Phil Hurley, is the new chairman of the Heat Pump Association (HPA), replacing Graham Wright who has finished his two-year term and now steps down from the role.

Replacing Phil Hurley as vice chairman is Max Halliwell of Mitsubishi Electric.

The appointment comes at a critical time for a heating industry which is responsible for a third of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK. With heat pumps key to tackling this the Heat Pump Association is committed to promoting their benefits and wide scale deployment as a low carbon solution. 

 6 Jan 2021

GTEC & MCS win bid to support GHG installers

Building services training provider, GTEC, in partnership with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), has won an almost £1m bid to help existing trades people access discounted training in heat pumps and solar thermal, in order to meet the ... 
 5 Jan 2021

Conex Bänninger celebrates OEM supplier award

Conex Bänninger’s OEM division is celebrating a prized Category 2 rating in the annual Supplier of the Year Awards awarded by Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems Europe (M-ACE).... 
 4 Jan 2021

UKIFDA launches vision for decarbonisation

Trade association the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) has officially launched a new future vision for clean growth and decarbonisation.

Guy Pulham, UKIFDA chief executive said: “As the trade association for the liquid fuels distribution industry, we’ve always supported the principle of decarbonisation, clean growth and clear air and now with the first trials of liquid biofuels taking place in off grid homes across the UK and Ireland we felt it apt that our new Future Vision – a strategy to transition liquid biofuel distribution should be published. 

 23 Dec 2020
School children receive gifts from Star Refrigeration staff following a company-wide christmas appeal

Fundraising drive embraces Christmas spirit

Star Refrigeration has redoubled its social responsibility commitments in 2020, donating to a number of different charitable causes throughout the year and making an special effort to bring some Christmas cheer to the hardest hit communities in the ... 
 23 Dec 2020

Engineering the built environment for a new 'normal'

The CIBSE Technical Symposium 2021 will now take place on 13-14 July 2021, instead of the orignally planned dates in April as a result of the ongoing coronavirus crisis.... 
 23 Dec 2020

UK engineers facing stress pandemic

The impact of the growing mental health ‘pandemic’ will be felt across engineering workplaces for many years after the COVID-19 crisis and economic recession is over, according to psychologists and counsellors.... 
 21 Dec 2020
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