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Swiftclean and Aquaco join forces

Kitchen extract and ductwork cleaning and legionella prevention services company Swiftclean Environmental has signed a partnership agreement with Aquaco Water Recycling which will broaden the offering of both companies to their clients. 
 10 Apr 2012

Businesses call for stronger position on draft EED

Knauf Insulation, Danfoss Randall and Trane, along with the UK Green Building Council, other businesses, green groups and professional bodies, have written a joint letter to Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, asking him to reconsider the UK's stance on the draft European Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). 
 5 Apr 2012

Zenex's Farrell wins entrepreneur prize

Chris Farrell, managing director of energy saving technology supplier Zenex, has scooped the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the annual New Energy Awards held in London. 
 5 Apr 2012

Solar distributor fastest growing company

Solar power distributor Alternergy is the UK's fastest growing company, according to analysis by Real Business and Investec. 
 5 Apr 2012

Giacomini strengthens sales and marketing

Giacomini (UK), a supplier of plumbing brassware and underfloor heating system, is strengthening its southwest based team with the appointment of Charlotte Russell as sales and marketing assistant. 
 5 Apr 2012

Grants available for SMEs employing first apprentice

Employers across England are being encouraged to take advantage of a new funding initiative to help them recruit their first young apprentices. 
 5 Apr 2012

Trane offers consultants portal for sustainable HVAC systems

A new online portal from Trane allows specifying engineers and consultants in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) to research and design the heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. 
 5 Apr 2012

Green Deal pioneers announced

Twenty-two organisations have signed up to be first Green Deal providers in what Energy Minister Greg Barker hailed as "a watershed moment". 
 5 Apr 2012

Weatherite teams up with Swiftclean on kitchen ventilation

Weatherite Building Services (WBS) has announced a new partnership with Swiftclean, a specialist in ductwork and kitchen extract fire safety cleaning. 
 5 Apr 2012

TROX UK appoints new FD

TROX UK has appointed Suzanne Ranson as finance director 
 5 Apr 2012

TrustMark introduces mini form of contract

TrustMark, the Government endorsed quality mark for tradesmen, in association with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), has launched a Mini Form of Contract designed to protect homeowners and tradesmen carrying out repairs, maintenance and improvements on homes, both internally and externally. 
 4 Apr 2012

Tougher standards for apprenticeships

Skills Minister John Hayes has introduced tougher standards for apprenticeships with the aim of driving up quality. 
 3 Apr 2012

New executive director of GEMA appointed

Minister of State Charles Hendry has appointed a new executive director to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) and has re-appointed four existing non-executive directors. 
 3 Apr 2012

DECC launches carbon capture competition

Edward Davey, Energy and Climate Change Secretary, has launched a new competition for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) today (3 April). 
 3 Apr 2012

OFT calls for evidence on the home insulation market

Today (3 April), the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has issued a call for evidence to understand whether the home insulation market is working effectively for consumers. 
 3 Apr 2012

Gas Safety Trust publishes carbon monoxide figures

Today (2 April), the Gas Safety Trust has published its latest figures on carbon monoxide incidents for the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. 
 2 Apr 2012

Environmental technologies guide published

A new guide providing an overview of how environmental technologies work and their suitability for different applications has been published by the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies (NSA). 
 2 Apr 2012

New specialist group chairman

The latest HEVAC Specialist Section - the Demand Controlled Ventilation Group (DCVG) - has elected Marcus Lightfoot as its chairman. 
 30 Mar 2012

Government plan to slash emissions from heating

The Government has set out its vision of how it plans to cut emissions from heating homes, businesses and industry in the decades ahead. 
 30 Mar 2012

Vent-Axia offers 5 per cent cashback on heating kit

Vent-Axia is offering contractors the chance to claim a 5 per cent cashback on many of its heating products. The offer applies to selected heating products purchased between 1 April and 30 June. 
 30 Mar 2012
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