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Left to right: Pete Williams, labour manager; Paul Rogers, quality manager; Julian Dorgan, regional director (North); and Aiden Smith, construction manager.

M+W Hargreaves makes four top level appointments

Engineering and ventilation solutions specialist M+W Hargreaves has made four senior appointments at director and management level, as the business looks to secure further growth across a number of sectors.... 
 31 Oct 2018
Left to right: Steven Booth of Guardian Water Treatment; comedian and HVR Awards host, Tom Ward; Steve Munn of Hevasure; and HVR Awards judge Laura Bishop of Infitas Design.

Hevasure takes home HVR Award

Hevasure scooped Ancillary Product of Year at this year's HVR Awards, which took place on October 25 at London's Chelsea Harbour Hotel.... 
 31 Oct 2018
Left to right: Roger Palamarczuk, John Barker, and Barry Barnes.

Farewells at Humidity Solutions

John Barker, managing director of Humidity Solutions, has announced the retirement of two of the company's employees this month.... 
 30 Oct 2018
Colin Judd.

BSRIA gets HIU testing go ahead

BSRIA has become a Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) approved laboratory for Heat Interface Unit (HIU) testing in accordance with BESA Technical Standard: UK HIU Test Regime – October 2018.... 
 29 Oct 2018

Greater Manchester Mayor opens new engineering academy

Greater Manchester’s Mayor Andy Burnham has underlined his commitment to improving opportunities for young people in the region as he opened a new engineering academy in Salford.... 
 29 Oct 2018

Smith Brothers celebrates diversity

Smith Brothers Stores held its first ladies-only event, sponsored by Lowara, on the 4-5 October, with staff, suppliers and customers attending a relaxing two days at Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa in celebration of the growing numbers of women joining ... 
 29 Oct 2018
The winners of the HVR Awards 2018.

Celebrating products, passion and people at the HVR Awards 2018

The ninth annual HVR Awards took place at London’s Chelsea Harbour Hotel on Thursday October 25, and the very best from across the heating and ventilating sectors gathered to be a part of the scheme’s biggest celebration to date.... 
 26 Oct 2018

New wave engineering university inaugurated

NMiTE, the pioneering future engineering university based in Hereford, was inaugurated on Friday October 19 with full civic pomp and ceremony at Hereford Cathedral.... 
 24 Oct 2018

Sontay publishes leaks guide

Sontay, an expert in field control devices, has created a guide for building owners, specifiers and system integrators concerned about water leaks in commercial buildings.... 
 24 Oct 2018
Pete Mills of Bosch Commercial and Industrial.

Bosch welcomes heat network funding

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) decision to invest £320m of public funds in supporting heat network build and extension projects has been welcomed by Bosch Commercial and Industrial.... 
 24 Oct 2018

Heat Mat management buyout complete

Business advisory firm Quantuma has led on the management buyout (MBO) of underfloor heating distributor and manufacturer Heat Mat, backed by Danish supplier Heatcom.... 
 24 Oct 2018

Zoo invests in building controls for Tropical House

The brand new Energy for Life: Tropical House at Marwell Zoo in Winchester is benefitting from the latest Priva BMS technology as part of a fully co-ordinated controls package delivered by CambridgeHOK.... 
 24 Oct 2018

Trade bodies call on Chancellor to back SMEs

Ahead of next week’s Budget, BESA and ECA have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond MP to take decisive action to support small and medium-sized businesses in the construction and engineering industry.... 
 23 Oct 2018
Outside the new TCUK Stockport branch.

TCUK opens new branch

TCUK is opening a new branch in Stockport, near Manchester, to further enhance support for its growing customer base for Toshiba, Carrier and CIAT products in the North of England and Scotland.... 
 23 Oct 2018
Terence McLaughlin, J S Wright associate director and leader of the J S Wright Experience programme (centre), receives the Employer Training Initiative of the Year Award for London, the South East and the Midlands from guest speaker, author and journalist Eve Pollard and BESA president Tim Hopkinson.

J S Wright wins top training award

Leading mechanical and electrical building services specialist J S Wright has been honoured by the industry for its pioneering approach to apprentice training.... 
 23 Oct 2018

BESA Conference to respond to ‘wake-up call’

After a year of extraordinary events and unprecedented change, the industry is preparing to gather at the Park Plaza Victoria hotel in London on 01 November to debate where we go from here.... 
 23 Oct 2018
Jason Howlett.

New managing director at Xylem

Xylem has appointed Jason Howlett as managing director for the UK and Ireland, overseeing both the sales and services divisions of the business.... 
 23 Oct 2018
Together Energy and Kensa Heat Pumps pilot project

£8.5million investment to tackle inefficient heating

An £8.5m investment has seen Kensa Heat Pumps appointed as the preferred ground source heat pump (GSHP) supplier to Together Energy. 
 18 Oct 2018

HIU Standard gets testing boost

The UK’s first test standard for Heat Interface Units (HIUs), which is managed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has been revised and updated in response to growing demand from the district heating industry. 
 18 Oct 2018

Retailers help consumers go green

Some of the UK’s leading retailers are taking important steps to encourage their customers to buy cleaner fuels to heat their homes and reduce the impact on their health and the environment. 
 18 Oct 2018
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