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Dimeta and Rinnai Team Up on Greener Gas Appliances

The partnership will explore the use of renewable & recycled carbon DME in appliances to decarbonise the LPG market. 
 21 Sep 2023

Industry unease over PM's Net Zero row back

Prime Minister Rish Sunak's decision to change the government's approach to Net Zero has been met with some concern from members of the industry who have called for stability to encourage investors.... 
 21 Sep 2023
BESA President Claire Curran

BESA President urges industry to ‘take risks’

The building services sector needs to take more action and do less talking about the challenges and risks it faces, according to the President of the Building Engineering Services Association Claire Curran.... 
 14 Sep 2023

Demand for training prompts heat pump manufacturer to expand headquarters

Heat pump manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK has expanded its headquarters in a bid to further develop its state-of-the-art training facilities, due to high demand from aspiring installers.... 
 14 Sep 2023

£1 billion insulation scheme launched

More than 300,000 families are set to save hundreds of pounds on their bills thanks to new energy efficiency upgrades.... 
 14 Sep 2023

BESA launches expanded HIU test standard

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has unveiled a new UK test regime for Heat Interface Units (HIUs), which replaces the original standard developed in 2016 and revised in 2018.... 
 14 Sep 2023
BCIA President Graeme Rees

Report shows steady growth in building controls sector

The Building Controls Industry Association’s (BCIA) Market Information Service (MIS) report for Q2 has been released, with increases in rolling year figures across the market making for encouraging reading for the sector.... 
 14 Sep 2023
Kevin Wellman, chief executive of the CIPHE

Installers must encourage customers to make energy efficient changes – CIPHE chief

Following warnings from the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) the need for UK homes to use less energy, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is stressing the crucial role plumbing and heating ... 
 14 Sep 2023

Rinnai White Paper: The importance of seasonal performance factors in Heat Pump Design

Rinnai is issuing a ‘White Paper’ report that details the potential limitations of manufacturer-issued efficiency measures for Heat pumps, namely COP (Coefficient of performance) and SCOP (Seasonal Coefficient of Performance). 
 14 Sep 2023
HVR Awards host Lindsey Chapman

HVR Awards 2023 host announced

TV and radio presenter Lindsey Chapman has been announced as the host for the 2023 edition of the HVR Awards which will be held at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London on October 5.... 
 6 Sep 2023

Baxi parent company acquires stake in G.I. Holding

Baxi’s Parent company BDR Thermea Group, the global provider of smart indoor climate solutions, is acquiring a 25 per cent stake in G.I. Holding, a market leader in renewable energy-powered commercial and industrial climate solutions.... 
 6 Sep 2023
Chris Ridge, TICA’s technical policy manager

Calls for closer scrutiny of pre-insulated pipe and duct products

The Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) is urging a fresh review of the pre-insulated pipe and duct market following the recent release of BS 5422:2023 and ahead of a raft of secondary legislation relating to the Building Safety Act.... 
 6 Sep 2023

New ‘Heat & Greet’ roadshow

Installers are being invited to attend one of Ideal Heating’s “Heat & Greet” events, taking place at a variety of merchant branches up and down the UK.... 
 6 Sep 2023

Ensure high-quality installations for remote heat pumps, advises sector expert

A prominent sector expert is advising against ‘improvised’ installations for so-called ‘remote’ heat pump installations, in order to avoid low-quality installations.... 
 6 Sep 2023

Clean Air Zone reduces air pollution levels in Birmingham

Birmingham’s clean air zone (CAZ) has reduced the levels of nitrogen dioxide gas (NO2) – an air pollutant which adversely affects people’s health, a new study reveals.... 
 6 Sep 2023

Boost to heat pump rollout with plans for cheaper and easier installation

Homeowners and small businesses could find it cheaper and easier to install heat pumps under new proposals set out by the government.... 
 6 Sep 2023

Training launched to spread the word about IAQ

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a ‘basic awareness’ training course for indoor air quality (IAQ).... 
 6 Sep 2023

New ‘prefabricated solutions’ service as offsite manufacturing spikes

With offsite construction and the prefabricated building systems market booming, a new ‘Prefabricated Solutions’ service from Elta Fans is now available. The solution is set to help cut installation costs and speed up building projects with greater ... 
 31 Aug 2023

5.5 billion tonnes of CO2 a year caused by HVAC, report claims

The ‘Wreaking HVAC on our planet’ report has been published, highlighting the environmental impact of the global heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry – suggesting the sector is a bigger producer of CO2 emissions than all passenger ... 
 31 Aug 2023

What to expect from the European Heat Pump Summit

The European Heat Pump Summit – powered by Chillventa – is to be held next month from 24 and 25 October 2023 at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.... 
 31 Aug 2023
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