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WEMS International doubles sales to £11.9m

WEMS International, the Stockport-based manufacturer and installer of wireless energy management systems, posted operating profits of £700,000 for the year to July 31 on turnover of £11.9 million. In the previous 12 months the firm made losses of £100,000 on sales of £5.7m. It last made a profit in 2007. 
 11 Jan 2012

SummitSkills seeks views on apprenticeships

SummitSkills, the sector skills council for building services engineering, is seeking the views of organisations and individuals in the building services engineering sector to help inform a government review of apprenticeships. 
 11 Jan 2012

Plumber put lives at risk with illegal gas work

A Milton Keynes plumber who put a householder at risk by illegally installing and working on a gas boiler has been sentenced. 
 10 Jan 2012

Gas fitter imprisoned for safety breaches

A North Wales man, who falsely claimed to be a registered gas engineer, has been sentenced to eight months' imprisonment after dangerously installing a gas boiler at an address in Rhyl. 
 9 Jan 2012

Panasonic hits the road with Aquarea heat pump

Panasonic has unveiled its latest sales initiative to raise awareness of its Aquarea heat pump range. The Panasonic Aquarea mobile display trailer is available to Panasonic's accredited distributors and contractors to professionally demonstrate the benefits of installing an Aquarea heat pump into the home. 
 9 Jan 2012

Branson joins fight to stop renewable subsidies cut

Billionaire businessman and Virgin founder Richard Branson has backed campaigners fighting the Government over cuts to renewable subsidies. 
 6 Jan 2012

First two RHI systems accredited

An umbrella supplier and a group of holiday cottages in East Yorkshire have made history by becoming the first in the UK to get the Government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). 
 6 Jan 2012

FiT scheme 'already in the red'

Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has warned that the Government's Feed-in Tariff scheme is in the red and is likely to remain so should he fail in his bid to reverse a High Court ruling on FiTs. 
 6 Jan 2012

Hilson Moran directors stage MBO

Engineering and environmental consultancy Hilson Moran has become independent following a management buyout. 
 5 Jan 2012

ACR Show and Awards prove to be a hot ticket

More than 100 exhibitors have now signed up to the ACR Show including the most recent editions of FSW and Reflok, Rothenburger, Quidos, KR Associates, VRF Services and Refcom. 
 5 Jan 2012

Plans afoot to clamp down on metal theft

The UK's £5 billion-a-year scrap industry is facing tougher regulation as part of a government crackdown on metal theft, including copper pipes and cabling. 
 5 Jan 2012

Water controls guide helps contractors tackle legislative changes

Honeywell has published an updated Water Controls Guide for contractors and specifiers. 
 5 Jan 2012

National Skills Academy appoints executive director

The National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies has appointed Dr Cathryn Hickey as its executive director. She will be responsible for providing strategic management and leadership to drive the Skills Academy forward in its objective to deliver high quality, accredited environmental technologies training. 
 5 Jan 2012

FoE slams 'damaging' Government appeal over solar power

A planned Government appeal against a High Court ruling that its solar power cuts are illegal would waste of taxpayers' money, according to Friends of the Earth (FoE). 
 4 Jan 2012

CO awareness programme deadline extended

The deadline for organisations to register their interest in becoming local partners for a national carbon monoxide awareness programme has been extended until the end of the month. 
 4 Jan 2012

New ductwork standard 'ends confusion'

A new British Standard for cleanliness levels in newly installed ductwork marks the end of a potentially damaging source of confusion within the industry, according to ductwork specialist Systems Hygienics. 
 4 Jan 2012

Manly awarded OBE

Graham Manly, business development director at Gratte Brothers, has been awarded the OBE in the New Year Honours list for services to the building services sector. 
 3 Jan 2012

Renewables set to create jobs, says Whitehall

Around 12,000 jobs will be created through renewables investment announced in 2011, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). 
 3 Jan 2012

Birmingham heating contractor warned over delays

A heating contractor said to have kept more than 1,000 Birmingham council tenants waiting for boiler repairs has been told it has until the end of January to improve its performance. 
 3 Jan 2012

Tesco offers opportunities for gas engineers

Tesco has announced it is opening up its installer network to a wider list of approved Gas Safe engineers following the launch of a new gas boiler replacement and heating installation service. 
 3 Jan 2012
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