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Baxi's first pure hydrogen boiler for commercial applications ready for trials

Heating and hot water solutions manufacturer Baxi, part of the BDR Thermea Group, is preparing for the first real-life trials of pure hydrogen-operated boilers for commercial applications.... 
 22 Sep 2022

Time to build consumer trust ahead of smart home demand rise

Over two-thirds (68.5%) of Brits are likely to purchase a smart home product in the next two years, and almost half (45.6%) would be more likely to purchase a home with smart technology installed, research has revealed.... 
 21 Sep 2022
Professor Cath Noakes OBE

Cath Noakes to stress importance of ventilation

In an address next month, Professor of Environmental Engineering for Buildings at the University of Leeds, Professor Cath Noakes OBE, is expected emphasise the importance of addressing ventilation as part of the unprecedented national focus on ... 
 21 Sep 2022

BCIA announces changes to Working Groups personnel

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced changes to two of its Working Groups, with Keith Burnett replacing Karl Walker as Chair of the marketing working group, and Wendy Belfield taking over from Rob Wood as the Chair of the ... 
 21 Sep 2022

Stelrad training van upgraded

Over the past few years the Stelrad training van has become a familiar sight at heating and plumbing merchants premises up and down the country and on the motorways of the UK, as it made its way from venue to venue to interact with installers and ... 
 20 Sep 2022

Multiple transition challenges in HVAC&R

The ASERCOM EPEE Symposium at the Chillventa Congress on 10 October 2022 in Nuremberg will highlight the current major challenges the HVAC&R industry is facing in Europe and throughout the world. The event aims to inform and work on solutions ... 
 20 Sep 2022

ESi donates heating controls to community heating project

ESi has been involved in a charitable installation of a fully working heating and hot water system in Fife, Scotland.... 
 15 Sep 2022

Panasonic accelerates investment in air-to-water heat pump production

Panasonic Corporation has announced that it would invest about €145 million in its Czech plant by the fiscal year ending in March 2026 to strengthen the production of air-to-water heat pumps (A2W), which have been ... 
 15 Sep 2022
New HWA Chair Stephanie Allchurch

New chair appointed at the Hot Water Association

Stephanie Allchurch, product development manager at Altecnic, has recently been appointed as Chair of the Hot Water Association (HWA). 
 15 Sep 2022
BESA’s head of technical Graeme Fox

BESA calls for urgent review of refrigerant safety proposals

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that changes to the rules governing refrigerant gas could increase the risk of accidents.... 
 15 Sep 2022
Andy Green, director at Baxi Commercial Solutions

New guide addressing heat decarbonisation in schools

Baxi Commercial Solutions has released a new guide entitled Schools and the Heat Decarbonisation Challenge with the aim of supporting schools in setting achievable pathways to more sustainable heat.... 
 15 Sep 2022
BESA president Rab Fletcher

BESA President calls for building retrofits to support Truss plan

The UK must now embark on a comprehensive programme of energy efficiency and low carbon building improvements to ensure the government’s Energy Price Guarantee scheme paves the way for a long-term solution to the energy crisis, according to the ... 
 15 Sep 2022

Decarbonisation of EU buildings is off-track

Decarbonisation of the building stock is off track and much behind the path to climate neutrality by 2050, according to the EU Building Climate Tracker, a new tool developed by think tank BPIE.... 
 15 Sep 2022
Lena Hebestreit and Melanie Lewis of Vent-Axia

Vent-Axia steps up for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Staff from ventilation specialist, Vent-Axia, have put on their walking shoes to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and raised money for Young Lives vs Cancer. 
 15 Sep 2022

Stiebel Eltron UK to benefit from German branch investment

Stiebel Eltron UK’s supply chain is set to receive a boost as the company’s German branch looks to invest hundreds of millions into increasing its capacity, research and development, and creating new jobs.... 
 15 Sep 2022

J S Wright team all set for epic charity challenge

Staff and suppliers of Birmingham building services specialist J S Wright are set to embark on a challenge to support a charity that cares for children with life-threatening illnesses.... 
 15 Sep 2022

Trade bodies step in to clarify pre-insulated pipe confusion

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have issued a joint statement to clarify confusion around the use of pre-insulated pipework in buildings.... 
 2 Sep 2022

TROX celebrates 60th anniversary in the UK

TROX UK marked its 60th anniversary with a summer celebration event for all its employees, held at its manufacturing site in Caxton Way, Thetford on Wednesday, 24 August.... 
 31 Aug 2022

Trane Technologies in bid to acquire AL-KO Air Technology

Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, has announced it has signed an agreement in principle to purchase AL-KO Air Technology, a division of AL-KO SE, based in Jettingen-Scheppach, Germany.... 
 31 Aug 2022
Kensa Shoebox Heat Pump installed in Blackbird Leys - ESO pilot project

Breakthrough flexible heat pump trials aim to slash gas bills by up to a third 

Kensa Heat Pumps is trialling game-changing new highly flexible storage heat pump technology which has the potential to make heat pumps up to a third cheaper to run than a gas boiler, based on current UK energy markets.... 
 31 Aug 2022
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