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Energos expands with acquisition of BioGen Power

UK clean energy recovery from waste business Energos Holdings, part of the ENER-G group, has acquired waste to energy business BioGen Power through a share swap arrangement. 
 11 Jan 2012

FG Eurofred stregthens distribution

In a move designed to strengthen its commitment to its nationwide network of distributors, FG Eurofred has moved three sales personnel from direct sales to become distribution regional sales managers. 
 11 Jan 2012

New product manager for Heatrae Sadia

John Forster is the new product manager at Heatrae Sadia. He takes responsibility for the market development of new technologies including unvented hot water and renewable products. Before joining Heatrae Sadia, he was sales and marketing director for Keston Boilers. 
 11 Jan 2012

Call to make renewables easier to access and understand

Too little is being done by the renewable industry to collectively promote the benefits that the technologies can offer and too much emphasis is placed on futuristic products that may be years away from the market, according to Mitsubishi Electric. 
 11 Jan 2012

MARC seeks greater visibility with website launch

The Manufacturers' Association of Radiators and Convectors (MARC) is launching a new website in a bid to raise its visibility as an industry body. 
 11 Jan 2012

Race is on to find UK's heat pump champions

Leading manufacturers, consultants, contractors, training providers and end users are being invited to compete for top honours in the forthcoming National Heat Pump Awards 2012 to be held at the ICC, Birmingham on 31 May. 
 11 Jan 2012

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
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