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Construction ended 2018 with mixed performance

The construction industry experienced a mixed quarter for sales, output and new orders in the final three months of 2018, according to a quarterly survey of the supply chain’s product manufacturers, contractors, civil engineers and SME builders by ... 
 13 Feb 2019
Left to right: Paul McDowell, Jacqui Kelly and Mark Hockton.

Spirotech heads for success in 2019

Expert in heating and cooling systems and water treatment, Spirotech, has made a number of key appointments and relocated its UK head office to position itself closer to SMEs, contractors and commercial clients.... 
 13 Feb 2019

VSS acquires Sani-Duct Installations

The deal will see VSS retain Sani-Duct’s Camberley office and 15 staff, giving the Liverpool-based firm an increased national spread of employees and clients.... 
 13 Feb 2019

Boost productivity through CO2 control, says Priva

As new studies reinforce the link between CO2 levels and productivity, confirming that UK output is falling behind, building technology manufacturer Priva has highlighted the importance of CO2 control.... 
 7 Feb 2019
Neill Ovenden.

Logic Certification appoints new technical specialist

Logic Certification (LCL) has appointed Neill Ovenden as technical specialist/external verifier (EV) to join its team in Northolt.... 
 7 Feb 2019

NIBE launches BPEC ventilation course

This year, Swedish heat pump manufacturer NIBE will be providing the BPEC Domestic Ventilation Installer Course from its Chesterfield training facility.... 
 7 Feb 2019
Dave Bond (left) and Robert Bellingham.

Altecnic strengthens trade support team

Heating and plumbing supplies specialist Altecnic has restructured its 16-strong trade sales team and recruited two new area sales managers in order to maximise its coverage of the UK.... 
 6 Feb 2019
Eco-Airvent managing director Gary Morgan (left) with Dunham-Bush managing director, Mike Holding.

Dunham-Bush signs exclusive agreement with Eco-Airvent

Dunham-Bush, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of heat emitters and chillers, has signed an exclusive agreement with Eco-Airvent to manufacture and distribute the company’s range of ventilation products, including its patented Classmaster and ... 
 6 Feb 2019

Rehau releases 21st century heating and plumbing guide

The latest in Rehau's series of guides for M&E and building services engineers, Making the Connection – key considerations for M&Es specifying pipe fittings in 21st century heating and plumbing systems, is now available for free download.... 
 6 Feb 2019
Paul Rose.

OFTEC raises concerns over home energy efficiency

The latest edition of the English Housing Survey (EHS) for 2017-18, published on January 31 by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, reveals that after 20 years of progress, improvements to home energy efficiency have ground to ... 
 6 Feb 2019

Condair to exhibit at Data Centre World

Condair is appearing at the forthcoming Data Centre World exhibition on stand D921 at Excel in London from March 12-13.... 
 6 Feb 2019

Ziehl-Abegg sees major global sales growth

Motor and fan manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg has reported another year of higher than average growth, increasing sales by 8.1 percent to 584 million euros compared with 540 million in the previous year.... 
 5 Feb 2019

SBS relocates two branches

Smith Brothers has already seen developments in 2019 with the relocation of two branches, Birmingham and Oldham, into bigger units.... 
 5 Feb 2019

Filtermist International aquires DCS Group

Air filtration and extraction specialist Filtermist International has successfully completed its largest ever acquisition with the £6.6 million purchase of Yorkshire-based DCS Group.... 
 5 Feb 2019
Simon Plummer.

FläktGroup calls for inclusion of mechanical smoke extraction in Building Regulations

In response to the government’s recent call for evidence as part of their review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety), FläktGroup has stressed the importance of clear technical performance standards for mechanical smoke shafts in future guidance.... 
 31 Jan 2019

Vent-Axia’s Standard Range retires at 60

Launched in 1958 and seen in a wide range of locations including the Houses of Parliament, Vent-Axia’s iconic Standard Range is set to be discontinued over the next two years.... 
 31 Jan 2019
Left to right: Simon Waite, Kirsty Lambert, Richard Slee and Chris Kingston.

Triple appointment at Switch2 Energy

Specialist community and district heating business Switch2 Energy has made a trio of senior appointments to support its growth plans.... 
 31 Jan 2019

InnoEnergy launches decarbonisation analysis series

InnoEnergy, Europe’s sustainable energy engine supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), has launched a series of reports which analyse global trends in decarbonising heat and transport.... 
 31 Jan 2019

Construction manufacturers anticipate production rise

The construction products manufacturing sector ended 2018 with a stronger performance than it started with, as manufacturers reported a broad increase in product sales and continued optimism for the industry as it looks ahead to an uncertain 2019.... 
 30 Jan 2019

Aldous Bill gains clout with support from senior MPs

A number of the most senior MPs in Parliament are now backing retentions reform, according to leading engineering services bodies Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 30 Jan 2019
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