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Rinnai operations director Chris Goggin

Heat and Buildings Strategy points the way forward

Rinnai operations director Chris Goggin has welcomed the UK Heat and Buildings Strategy, which "outlines a route to a green industrial revolution that enables the delivery of a lower carbon future and achievement of NetZero targets".... 
 19 Oct 2021

Plan to drive down cost of clean heat

Households in England and Wales will be able to benefit from £5,000 in government grants through a £450 million Boiler Upgrade Scheme to help install low-carbon heating systems. 
 19 Oct 2021

The BESA National Conference – the must attend event for anyone in the building services sector

The BESA event, which is sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric, takes place online on 3 and 4 November and is structured around an overall theme of ‘Building Back Better, Safer, Greener’.... 
 18 Oct 2021
S&P UK

S&P UK rising star shortlisted for Apprenticeship Awards 2021

Ventilation specialists S&P UK's technical engineer apprentice Kieran Ince has been recognised with a shortlisting in the Rising Star category at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2021 – East of England.... 
 18 Oct 2021
Max Viessmann, co-chief of the Viessmann Group

Viessmann co-chief to speak at COP26

Max Viessmann, co-chief of the Viessmann Group and chief executive of Viessmann Climate Solutions, will speak at one of the events organised alongside COP26 – the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2021. 
 18 Oct 2021

Customer Experience Centre receives ministerial backing

As part of its ongoing commitment to making the transition to a low carbon future easier, Vaillant has launched a Customer Experience Centre – which was unveiled in an official opening attended by Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Helen Whately.... 
 18 Oct 2021

Heating & ventilating’s very best celebrated at HVR Awards

The annual HVR Awards took place on Thursday 14 October in a virtual format with the live stream serving as an incredible celebration of the very best products, businesses and initiatives from across the heating and ventilating sector.... 
 15 Oct 2021

Skills crunch keeping contractors awake at night

Rising costs and a shortage of skilled people are giving building services contractors sleepless nights, according to a new business survey.... 
 14 Oct 2021

UK water heating market to return to growth

With the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, the UK water heating market saw a sharp decline of around -13% but the latest report from AMA Research estimates a return to growth in 2021.... 
 13 Oct 2021

British Gas prepares for heat pump growth

British Gas has become the latest organisation to sign up to the UK’s main F-Gas register REFCOM as it seeks to keep pace with growing demand for heat pump installations.... 
 13 Oct 2021

Star Refrigeration wins the Net Zero Achievement Award

Star Refrigeration has won an award at the Glasgow Business Awards, organised by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.... 
 13 Oct 2021
Chief executive of the EUA Mike Foster

Call for VAT cut on energy bills

The Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has called for a VAT cut on spiralling energy bills this winter.... 
 12 Oct 2021
Average annual running costs of gas boilers, oil boilers, and air source heat pumps

Report highlights affordability gap between heat pumps and gas boilers

New research for Baxi shows the ongoing affordability gap between low-carbon heat pumps and traditional gas boilers.

The UK Government is targeting the installation of 600,000 heat pumps-a-year which would lead to a sizeable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the paper, commissioned by Baxi a provider of heating solutions, quantifies the ongoing higher running costs that will be an obstacle to progress towards low carbon heat in the UK. 

 12 Oct 2021

Electrical manufacturers commit to industrial decarbonisation

BEAMA has published its industry climate commitment signed by 37 leading UK manufacturers.... 
 12 Oct 2021

HVAC rental company acquisition

Cross Rental Services Group has acquired All Seasons Hire Limited from HSS Hire Group...

 

 12 Oct 2021

Innovative heat pump design steams ahead

Honeywell is collaborating with UK-based company Futraheat, for a heat pump technology that aims to help industry radically reduce its carbon emissions cost-effectively.... 
 7 Oct 2021
Jack Govers is the new chief executive at A-Gas

A-Gas appoints Jack Govers as chief executive

A-Gas, the specialist in the supply and lifecycle management of refrigerants and associated products, has appointed Jack Govers as chief executive of the A-Gas Group.... 
 5 Oct 2021
Leading industry figure Norman Mitchell’s son Garrion was presented with a certificate by REFCOM head of technical Graeme Fox as both a tribute to his father and to commemorate Mitchell’s (Gloucester) Ltd, as one of the founding companies that remains in membership to this day.

Industry pays tribute to refrigerant pioneers

The refrigeration and air conditioning industry owes a huge debt of gratitude to the founding members of what is now the country’s main F-Gas register, according to a former President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 5 Oct 2021

Free service aims to clear up apprentice confusion

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a free advisory service to help employers and potential apprentices navigate the increasingly complex recruitment and training process.... 
 5 Oct 2021

VIP guests attend Daikin Sustainable Home Centre opening

Daikin UK has opened its first Sustainable Home Centre in Greater London, in partnership with The Quantum Group, the air source heat pump (ASHP) installation company. Representatives from national and local government attended the launch.... 
 5 Oct 2021
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