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Terry Sharp, president of the BCIA

BCIA contributes to Government review of Part L of Building Regulations

A working group from the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) membership recently contributed to a review of the Government’s proposed changes to Part L of the Building Regulations.... 
 10 Mar 2021

A'warming' sign to the nation's stately homes

A new ‘Climate Hazard’ interactive map published by the National Trust has compounded Aggreko’s concerns for construction companies, contractors, conservationists, and all those involved in historical preservation over growing humidity in the UK and ... 
 10 Mar 2021
OFTEC’s head of registration Adrian Lightwood

OFTEC and MCS virtual events demystify route to renewables

OFTEC registered heating technicians looking to expand into the renewables market can find out how to make the most of this business opportunity thanks to a new series of free, interactive virtual briefings hosted by OFTEC in partnership with MCS.... 
 5 Mar 2021
BESA chief executive officer David Frise

Positive and puzzled – BESA reacts to Budget

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak deserves credit for increasing investment in apprentices, committing to infrastructure investment and low carbon projects in the Budget, but cuts to the Green Homes Grant and failure to address the industry’s concerns of ... 
 5 Mar 2021
Mark Wilkins, technologies and training director at Vaillant

Vaillant welcomes apprenticeship funding

Vaillant has welcomed the Government's proposed investment in creating new traineeships and further incentives for employers to hire apprentices.... 
 5 Mar 2021

Johnson Controls acquires Cool Solution

Johnson Controls, the global specialist in smart and sustainable buildings, has announced it has acquired Cool Solution, a prominent service provider of air conditioning and refrigeration within the UK and Ireland.... 
 5 Mar 2021
Darrell Mitchell is JS Wright

JS Wright appoints human resources manager

Birmingham-based mechanical and electrical building services specialist JS Wright has appointed Darrell Mitchell as its new human resources manager.... 
 5 Mar 2021
Nathan Wood, chair of BESA’s Health & Wellbeing in Buildings group

Opening windows will not protect schools, says BESA

The return of thousands of children to schools in England next week has reignited the debate about how best to minimise the risk of virus transmission including the need for better ventilation, according to the Building Engineering Services.

The Association believes that decades of under-investment in school buildings has been brought sharply into focus by the pandemic. It says current strategies focused around “natural” ventilation are not adequate for dealing with the current health emergency or to give school children the healthy conditions they need for the future. 

 4 Mar 2021

Industry welcomes budget commitments

Industry commentators are largely encouraged by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's budget in which he recommited to existing green policies and offered extra support to businesses, the self-employed and SMEs... 
 4 Mar 2021
Alan Macklin is the new vice-president for HEVAC

New vice-president for HEVAC

Alan Macklin, group technical director at Elta Group, has been appointed as the new vice-president of HEVAC, the trade association for heating, ventilation and air conditioning.... 
 18 Feb 2021

Actuate UK welcomes guide to embodied carbon in building services

Engineering services umbrella alliance Actuate UK has welcomed the publication of guidance from CIBSE that outlines the assessment of embodied carbon for products that deliver mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) systems.... 
 18 Feb 2021

Johnson Controls joins The Climate Pledge

Johnson Controls has announced it has joined The Climate Pledge, committing to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.... 
 17 Feb 2021

Food & beverage stockpiles pose humidity risk

The ongoing impact of the pandemic on the food and beverage sector has left chilled and cold storage areas dangerously over capacity and vulnerable to damage caused by uncontrolled humidity levels, according to a moisture control specialist.... 
 16 Feb 2021

BESA offers free membership to apprentices

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) marked National Apprenticeship Week by offering free membership to all apprentices working in the building services sector.... 
 15 Feb 2021

HPA disappointed with decision to cut Green Homes Grant funding

The Heat Pump Association is disappointed that 95% of the funding provided for the Green Homes Grant scheme looks unlikely to be rolled over into the next financial year.... 
 12 Feb 2021
Rinnai UK managing director, Tony Gittings

There is no plan(et) B... or C

Rinnai UK has called for close co-operation and unity of effort by all interested parties of the global energy industry in order to achieve the decarbonisation goal in the shortest possible timeframe. 
 12 Feb 2021

Polypipe acquires ADEY Innovation 

Provider of magnetic filters, chemicals and related products, ADEY, has been acquired by Polypipe.... 
 11 Feb 2021
Vert

Pollutive refrigerants pose risk to heat pump rollout, warns Vert

Heat pump suppliers are being urged to consider balancing an expected surge of installations in 2021 with long-term environmental targets concerning the GWP of refrigerants used in the technology.... 
 10 Feb 2021

New guidance helps workers stay safe

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has issued a suite of new essential guidance to help the sector’s operatives continue to work safely on essential projects during lockdown.... 
 10 Feb 2021
Rachel Smith, managing director, UnderFloor Climate Management

New service to provide HVAC design expertise

A team of HVAC technical specialists is launching a new service to provide design expertise and systems for commercial developments.... 
 10 Feb 2021
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