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BCIA announces new President

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Graeme Rees as its new President. Graeme takes over from Terry Sharp who has held the role for the past two years, while Paul Wetherfield will take Graeme’s place as Vice-President.... 
 17 Mar 2022

HVO fossil-free diesel fuel for more sustainable heating

ICS Cool Energy is set to introduce Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fossil-free, diesel fuel as an option for its generator, boiler and heater hire product portfolio.... 
 15 Mar 2022

Government funding boost to improve heat network performance

Switch2 Energy has won funding from The Heat Network Efficiency Scheme (HNES) to improve efficiency and carbon performance across nine of the district and communal heating schemes it operates.... 
 15 Mar 2022

New industry research to address Net Zero skills challenge in engineering services

Engineering services alliance Actuate UK is working with Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) – an independent, not for profit, centre of excellence for energy systems innovation and transformation for net zero - on a strategy to boost the creation of a ... 
 15 Mar 2022

Slow progress in reaching Net Zero

New findings on critical plant and equipment data usage within the UK’s hi-tech manufacturing industries have revealed slower-than-expected progress toward achieving sustainability and Net Zero carbon reduction goals.... 
 15 Mar 2022

Backing for National Grid project to explore green hydrogen injection

Centrica is set to support National Grid to establish methods for injecting green hydrogen into the National Transmission System (NTS).... 
 15 Mar 2022

Heating giant donates €500,000 to support Ukraine war victims

BDR Thermea Group, the parent company of Baxi, is donating €500,000 to an alliance of 11 humanitarian charities including the Red Cross, Oxfam Novib and UNICEF in support of Ukranian war victims.... 
 15 Mar 2022

Triple Point Heat Networks to continue support for growth of heat network market

After four years of delivering the Government’s Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management (TP Heat Networks) has been confirmed as preferred bidder for the role of delivery partner ... 
 9 Mar 2022

Local area energy planning for low carbon heat networks

Local area energy planning for low carbon heat networks is the topic of a presentation by Switch2 Energy at the Future of Heat Conference in Birmingham on Wednesday 30 March.... 
 9 Mar 2022

Trade body sends strong message on International Women's Day

Women are woefully under-represented in engineering professions, but one of the industry’s leading trade bodies is bucking the trend and practicing what it preaches about the need for greater gender equality and opportunity.... 
 8 Mar 2022

Kensa’s women shine in business

To mark International Women's Day Kensa shone the spotlight on women in the business who are leading the way in enabling the UK’s transition to Net Zero.... 
 8 Mar 2022
BESA chief executive officer David Frise

BESA calls for compromise in safety insurance row

Contractors and insurers must work together to ensure the rising cost of professional indemnity insurance does not undermine efforts to improve building safety, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 8 Mar 2022

Heat pumps to demonstrate 80% cut in carbon emissions in new homes

Baxi air source heat pumps (ASHP) are to be used in a pioneering project to implement low carbon heating in new houses.... 
 8 Mar 2022
Panasonic Heating & Cooling’s regional sales manager Rachel Wales

Celebrating 30 years in air conditioning

Panasonic Heating & Cooling’s regional sales manager Rachel Wales is celebrating her 30th anniversary within the business.... 
 8 Mar 2022

Sustainability led competition launched

Worcester Bosch has re-launched its Environment Awards with new sustainability-focused criteria aimed at installers, as well as new build and social housing customers.... 
 7 Mar 2022
Outgoing BCIA President Terry Sharp

Outgoing BCIA President reflects on an eventful two years

As Terry Sharp prepares to step down as BCIA President he has taken time to reflect on his two years at the helm of the organisation that represents the UK’s Building energy Management Systems (BEMS) sector.... 
 7 Mar 2022
Mike Foster, chief executive of the EUA

Call for “big punt” on hydrogen to free the UK from Russian gas

Mike Foster, chief executive of the trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), has called upon the Prime Minister to free the UK from Russian gas by bringing forward the announcement to convert the UK’s world-leading gas networks from natural ... 
 7 Mar 2022

Viega opens new London exhibition space

Viega has opened the doors to its ‘LONDON’ space in the Building Centre, providing a central location for showcasing products and interacting directly with visitors.... 
 1 Mar 2022

Daikin Applied puts safety first

HVAC manufacturer and service specialist Daikin Applied UK has successfully acquired a comprehensive range of health, safety, quality, and environmental accreditations for its contracting and service business.... 
 1 Mar 2022
Liz Mcareavey, chief executive at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, cut the ribbon for the New Wolseley branch

New Wolseley branch opens in Edinburgh

Wolseley has opened a Plumb & Parts contract branch on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in Newbridge.... 
 1 Mar 2022
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