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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

TM44 Inspection of Air Conditioning Systems launched

A new edition of TM44 Inspection of Air Conditioning Systems has been prepared for the start of statutory lodgement of air conditioning inspection reports which begins on 6 April, 2012. 
 30 Mar 2012

Contractors invited to tender for refurb contract

Property developer FreshStart Living is inviting contractors to contact it regarding refurbishment work after it was granted planning permission to transform a former office block in the heart of Bradford into student accommodation. 
 30 Mar 2012

SummitSkills urges future focus for PV industry

With the distraction of a third Government legal challenge to the December Feed-in Tariff (FiT) reduction now ruled out by the Supreme Court, it is time for the PV industry to focus on the future, SummitSkills has said. 
 30 Mar 2012

Airedale appoints engineering manager

Air conditioning manufacturer Airedale has appointed Adam Yarrington as engineering manager. 
 29 Mar 2012

'Retrofitting is a necessity, not a luxury', says ebm-papst

Rising energy costs, ageing equipment and the financial impact of carbon emissions mean that retrofitting energy efficiency products shouldn't be seen as a luxury, according to fan and motor manufacturer ebm-papst. 
 29 Mar 2012

Arjowiggins extends Cofely's CHP management contract

Cofely, a GDF SUEZ company, has signed a five-year contract extension with Arjowiggins Paper Group to provide energy and utilities management for the CHP energy centre at the company's tracing paper manufacturing facility at Chartham Mill, Kent. 
 29 Mar 2012

Glen Dimplex Group integrates three brands into new division

A new Gas Fire Division has been created by the Glen Dimplex Group following the recent acquisition of two fire brands - Valor and Wonderfire - alongside Robinson Willey, the brand acquired in 2010 by the group. 
 29 Mar 2012

Spirax Sarco celebrates 500th course delegate

Spirax Sarco is celebrating the 500th delegate to complete its Boiler Operation Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) course at its new UK Steam Technology Centre in Cheltenham. 
 29 Mar 2012

Anesco offers free biomass boilers

Energy services provider Anesco has launched a new initiative to offer businesses fully funded biomass boiler installations free of charge. 
 28 Mar 2012

Hitachi expands its ac business under new company

Hitachi plans to establish a new company in Europe to incorporate all activities for air conditioning products, including sales, manufacture and service operations across the European market from 1 April, 2012. 
 27 Mar 2012
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