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Adam Taylor is the new chair of the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) group for BESA

Taylor confirmed as new BESA Indoor Air Quality chair

Adam Taylor, chief executive of ARM Environments, has been elected as chair of the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) group of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 10 May 2024

Navigator MSL HQ refurbishment and expansion gets the green light

Plumbing industry distributor Navigator MSL has been given the go ahead to begin the major £1 million redevelopment of its headquarters in Sharnbrook, near Bedford.... 
 10 May 2024

Experts sought for framework to deliver carbon net zero-ready social housing and public sector buildings

A new framework to support the retrofit and decarbonisation of the UK’s 6.1 million social homes and public sector buildings opens for applications.... 
 2 May 2024

Act can help construction ‘right its wrongs’, says building control chief

The Building Safety Act will bring about changes to culture on a scale never seen before, according to the CEO of Local Authority Building Control (LABC) in England and Wales.... 
 2 May 2024
Sarah Garry, Chief Executive of the PCA

Trade body calls for training and education to underpin Future Homes Standard success

A complete 360-degree approach to best practice, enforcement and education in ventilation is crucial to the success of the Future Homes Standard, according to a national trade body.... 
 2 May 2024

Heat Pump Association to hold a free webinar on heat pump refrigerants

The Heat Pump Association (HPA), in collaboration with elemental, will hold a free heat pump refrigerant awareness webinar on Wednesday May 22 (10 am – 11 am).... 
 2 May 2024

New laboratory signals Alpha Scientific expansion

The growth and expansion of Alpha Scientific is being underlined by the relocation to a brand new, UKAS accredited, microbiological water testing laboratory in Manchester. A move that further supports their ongoing commitment to support clients with ... 
 2 May 2024
Lord Callanan, Minister for Energy Efficiency and Green Finance

Step closer to protecting over 500,000 heat network customers

More than half a million customers could get access to compensation and fairer energy bills under new regulations to improve their consumer rights.... 
 2 May 2024

Rinnai Checks in to Heathrow Hotel With Energy Efficiency and High Performance on Hot Water Heating

London’s Heathrow is one of the busiest airports in the world – handling over twenty million passengers each year. The area around Heathrow also has one of the highest densities of hotels in the world. Hotels come at all stages of the star rating system – from 5-star luxury to the budget minded. One of the more up market 5-star hotels, set in over ten acres of lush meadow and woodland, is just a 20-minute chauffeur driven car journey to the Heathrow terminals. 
 30 Apr 2024

NextGen network launched to support young engineers

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a dedicated group for young engineers and newcomers to the industry.... 
 25 Apr 2024

Cutting insulation requirement for heat pumps ‘shortsighted’

External wall insulation specialist Alsecco has warned that Government plans to reduce insulation standards to boost uptake of heat pumps may be short-sighted.... 
 25 Apr 2024
Collectively, the two companies have an annual turnover of over £100 million, underpinned by a robust workforce of more than 500 employees

0800 Repair and TSG Building Services join forces

0800 Repair, a heating, insulation and renewables specialist based in the North East, has joined forces with the Hertfordshire-based TSG Building Services PLC.... 
 25 Apr 2024

FETA welcomes guests to Annual Luncheon

The 2024 FETA Annual Luncheon took place on Thursday 11th April and attracted guests from across the heating, ventilation, building controls, refrigeration and air conditioning industries as well as individuals from related institutions, ... 
 25 Apr 2024
President of Mitsubishi Electric Europe, Shunji Kurita

New code of conduct for smart appliances welcomed

Mitsubishi Electric has welcomed a new code of conduct on energy smart appliances which the European Union (EU) announced at the Hannover Fair in Germany. The announcement came on the second day of the 5-day Exhibition, which is dedicated to the EU ... 
 25 Apr 2024
Malcolm Farrow, head of public affairs at OFTEC – Picture by Antony Thompson – Thousand Word Media

Concern government changes to BUS risks misleading consumers

OFTEC has criticised changes to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) which remove the requirement to have no outstanding recommendations for loft and cavity wall installation on a property’s Energy Performance Certificate to secure funding.... 
 18 Apr 2024
HHIC chair Henrik Juhl Hansen

HHIC welcomes new Chair

The Heating & Hotwater Industry Council has announced the appointment of its new Chair, Henrik Juhl Hansen. Managing Director of the Vaillant Group UK and Ireland, Henrik takes over the role from previous Chair Karen Boswell of Baxi.... 
 18 Apr 2024
CDL

Cool Designs expands with new facility alongside the M6

Cool Designs, the independent air conditioning distributor, has opened a major new branch at Holmes Chapel near Crewe, in the latest stage of the company's ongoing expansion plans.... 
 18 Apr 2024
BESA technical director Graeme Fox

New BESA guidance will ‘revolutionise building air quality’

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a new specification for ventilation hygiene as part of its ongoing efforts to minimise the risk posed by contaminated indoor air to human health and well-being.... 
 18 Apr 2024
Heat Pump Association chief executive, Charlotte Lee

HPA chief reacts to Boiler Upgrade Scheme Year 2 budget underspend

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) is disappointed about an underspend on the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) budget for the second year running but believes it's not all bad news.... 
 18 Apr 2024

Heat pump hotspots: the UK areas with the biggest up take revealed

New research has revealed the regions in the UK with the most heat pumps and it’s bad news for England, as Scotland and Wales fully occupy the top 10.... 
 18 Apr 2024
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