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Left to right: Robert Floyd (BSI), Gianni Airaga, Graham Mckay (BSI), Gary Perry (Altecnic), Martyn Grice (BSI).

Altecnic achieves UK first

In a first for the UK's plumbing and heating industry, the Altecnic Intaball range of gas lever ball valves is one of the first UK products to be certified to EN 331:2015 (Class C).... 
 12 Dec 2018

Bosch launches new district heating course

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has gained Continuing Professional Accreditation (CPD) approval by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) for its ‘Heat Network Design Considerations’ CPD training course.... 
 12 Dec 2018
George Webb.

UKLPG appoints interim chief executive

UKLPG, the trade association for the LPG industry, has appointed George Webb as its new interim chief executive, following the departure of Peter Westwood.... 
 12 Dec 2018
Kirsty Lambert, director of Switch2 Energy.

Switch2 Energy backs plan to regulate heat networks

Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has welcomed the government's move to regulate heat networks.... 
 12 Dec 2018
Left to right: Jonathan Winston, Carbon Trust; Dr Owen Connick, Breathing Buildings; Simon Evan, comedian and Energy Awards host.

Breathing Buildings wins at Energy Awards

Breathing Buildings, the UK’s leading provider of controlled hybrid ventilation systems, has announced that it has won a prestigious Energy Award.... 
 12 Dec 2018
David Dunn addresses delegates at UK Construction Week.

TCUK tackles key question at UK Construction Week

Toshiba Carrier UK has participated in UK Construction Week, focussed on current issues affecting the future of the construction and building services industry.... 
 28 Nov 2018
Dan Higgins.

BSRIA boosts sales team

BSRIA has appointed Dan Higgins as its new sales manager for the organisation's Instrument Solutions division.... 
 23 Nov 2018

Hydrogen is the answer for heat, says CCC

Using green gases such as hydrogen to decarbonise heat in the UK has been declared a credible option by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in a report released today, November 22 2018, and it could replace natural gas in parts of the energy ... 
 22 Nov 2018
Peter Reid of NAADUK with David Dunn (left) and comedian Tom Ward (right).

NAADUK chief wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The president of leading industry organisation NAADUK has been honoured with a HVR Lifetime Achievement Award... 
 22 Nov 2018

Andrews Water Heaters is offering greener cashback promotion

Andrews Water Heaters has launched a new cashback scheme for anyone upgrading a commercial water heater to one of its new greener models.... 
 21 Nov 2018
Gold medallist Dominic Dray.

SkillFRIDGE 2018 medal winners revealed

The 2018 cycle of SkillFRIDGE reached its zenith at WorldSkills UK LIVE from 15-17 November, as the finalists vied to keep their cool and come away with the gold medal.... 
 20 Nov 2018
Left to right: Chris Wright, BSI; Adam West, technical director at Kershaw Group; Ian Greenstock, managing director at Kershaw Group.

Kershaw Mechanical Services is BIM certified

Kershaw Mechanical Services has attained verification certification to PAS 1192-2 covering Design and Construction for Level 2 BIM for its design, manufacture, installation and supply of specialist services to the building industry.... 
 20 Nov 2018

Vaillant commended for health and safety

Vaillant Industrial has been awarded the RoSPA Gold Award for the third year running in recognition of its commitments to ensuring world-class health and safety practices at its manufacturing plant in Belper, Derbyshire.... 
 20 Nov 2018
Nick Ryan.

Conex Bänninger cements commitment to Australia and South Pacific

Conex Bänninger has appointed Nick Ryan as specification manager for Australia and the South Pacific, underlining its commitment to this important market.... 
 19 Nov 2018

Potterton appoints new divisional sales manager

Boiler manufacturer Potterton has appointed specification specialist Robin Gibbs as divisional sales manager for the Southern region, to drive the continued success of its Assure range of boilers.... 
 19 Nov 2018

Engineering services optimistic despite payment problems

A collective study by the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA), Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation (SNIPEF), and Scotland's electrical contracting trade association, ... 
 19 Nov 2018
The Panasonic team at the HVR Awards 2018.

Panasonic Hybrid VRF wins HVR Award

Panasonic was Commercial/Industrial Heating Product of the Year winner at the recent HVR Awards with its Hybrid VRF solution, in addition to receiving the Highly Commended Award for nanoe X in the Commercial Air Conditioning Product of the Year (AC ... 
 19 Nov 2018

Airtech offers radon solutions for social housing

Ventilation specialist Airtech Environmental Systems recently supported UK Radon Awareness Week from 5-11 November 2018. Run by the UK Radon Association, the theme for the 2018 campaign was Healthy Living with a focus on raising awareness of how ... 
 14 Nov 2018
John Smith.

Obituary: John Smith

John Smith, ex-chairman of Smith Brothers and third generation member of the family business, passed away on Friday November 9 at his home in Leicester.... 
 14 Nov 2018

John Potts appointed as Western Thermal director

Thermal engineering business Western Thermal has appointed John Potts as the newest member of the company’s board as director.... 
 14 Nov 2018
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