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BESA launches comprehensive guide to heat pumps

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has updated its technical guidance on heat pump technology.... 
 20 Sep 2021

Engineering alliance issues climate warning to world leaders ahead of COP26

With six weeks to go until COP26, engineering alliance Actuate UK has issued a stark message to world leaders gathering in Glasgow, urging them to tackle the climate crisis now “before it is too late”.... 
 20 Sep 2021

Sceptical brits warming to the idea of hydrogen boilers

New research released during Gas Safety Week has found that over half of Brits are open to owning a hydrogen boiler – but despite 90% knowing they are more sustainable than existing natural gas units, most would rather someone else try one first.... 
 20 Sep 2021

Global study supports healthy buildings as a critical public health strategy

New research conducted on a global scale has found that healthy buildings with enhanced ventilation can improve the cognitive function and health of occupants, suggesting that ventilation and filtration are the preeminent healthy building strategies.... 
 17 Sep 2021
Mike Foster, chief executive of the Energy and Utilities Alliance

Concern over ‘dumping’ of cheap foreign heat pumps into UK

British industry is increasingly concerned that quotas for heat pump sales, rumoured to be in the Government’s long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy, will lead to a loss of British jobs and an influx of cheap foreign imports being dumped on UK ... 
 15 Sep 2021

Green heat network fund key to achieving low-carbon district heating

The latest round of financing from the UK Government’s Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) will be key to ensuring low-carbon district heating schemes are delivered from 2022, according to polymer pipework specialist REHAU.... 
 15 Sep 2021

HVR Awards: Voting opens in three categories

To give everyone time to vote in our three categories to be decided by online poll, the HVR Awards will be held on 14 October. Voting is open now at www.hvrawards.com/vote-2021/... 
 15 Sep 2021

The role of plastics in net zero drive

A webinar from the BPF Pipes Group takes place on 20 October focusing on the role plastic pipes will pay in contributing towards the UK’s net zero targets.... 
 14 Sep 2021
BESA’s director of training and skills Helen Yeulet

Record infrastructure plan will need ‘colossal’ skills drive

The Government’s announcement of a record £650bn investment in infrastructure projects over the next decade will be a massive boost to the building services sector but will need to be matched by an unprecedented surge in training and recruitment, ... 
 14 Sep 2021

National Audit Office calls out handling of GHG

A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) on the ill-fated Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme, has found that a rushed delivery and implementation significantly reduced the benefits that might have been achieved.... 
 14 Sep 2021
Stelrad

Stelrad marks national customer service week

Stelrad Radiators is celebrating National Customer Service Week between 4 and 8 October. The company joined the Institute of Customer Service in 2019 and rapidly achieved the prestigious Servicemark accreditation.... 
 14 Sep 2021

Altecnic goes on tour

Altecnic, the supplier of hydronic solutions and part of the Caleffi Group, has announced an inaugural ‘Altecnic Grand Tour’.... 
 14 Sep 2021

SKILLcard launches industry placement card

Engineering Services SKILLcard has launched a card specifically designed for the growing number of students who need access to construction sites to complement their classroom-based learning.... 
 13 Sep 2021

World Refrigeration Day continues to support Stemazing

World Refrigeration Day (WRD) will continue its support for Stemazing Inspiration Academy training programme.... 
 8 Sep 2021
Paul Mitchell is a new area sales manager for Lochinvar

Lochinvar appoints area sales manager

Commercial hot water and heating company Lochinvar has appointed Paul Mitchell as area sales manager for the West Midlands region.... 
 8 Sep 2021

Industry bodies unite to upskill workforce

An industry-wide initiative involving the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) is underway in order to upskill the UK’s existing workforce and help achieve the Government’s and respective devolved nations' net zero targets.... 
 8 Sep 2021
Mark McManus, managing director, Stiebel Eltron UK

Heat pump demand sees profits soar at Stiebel Eltron

Wirral-based Stiebel Eltron UK has achieved record growth in the first half of 2021, with a 70% increase in turnover compared to the same period last year.... 
 7 Sep 2021

Uponor awards 2,000 training certificates

Uponor’s on-site installation training programme has issued 2,000 certificates, trained staff from around 300 companies and provided bespoke on-site training for over 200 projects.... 
 7 Sep 2021

ESi expands for future growth

Heating controls manufacturer ESi Controls is taking major strides following its recent acquisition by the Swedish-based Addtech Group.... 
 6 Sep 2021

Largest funded heat network secures second share of HNIP support

The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) has awarded £24 million of funding to Energetik to support two major extensions of its community heat network across the London Borough of Enfield.... 
 6 Sep 2021
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