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Wolseley HQ recycles more than 90% of waste

Wolseley’s UK head office and Sustainable Building Center (SBC) in Leamington Spa has increased recycling levels to around 90% and says zero waste goes direct to landfill from the sites. 
 16 Feb 2010

IPAF summit makes safety a management issue

This year’s Access summit, organised by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), will focus on “Safety is a management issue” and includes a talk by the former COO of United Airlines at the time of the 9/11 attacks. 
 15 Feb 2010

50% of boiler scrappage vouchers unclaimed by public

Despite 400,000 enquiries from the public about the boiler scrappage scheme, more than 50% of the government's 125,000 vouchers are yet to be claimed by householders in England. 
 15 Feb 2010

M&S launches home energy services division

Marks & Spencer is launching a new Home Energy Services division offering UK householders energy efficient products. 
 15 Feb 2010

NG Bailey scores £12m Brighton goal

NG Bailey has been awarded a contract to provide mechanical, electrical and information communication technology services for the development of a new state-of-the-art stadium for Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. 
 12 Feb 2010

Balfour Beatty ES wins £3.2m refurb contract

Balfour Beatty Engineering Services has been awarded a £3.2m contract by Barr Construction, working for Fife Council, to supply and install mechanical and electrical services for the refurbishment of Carnegie Leisure Centre in Dunfermline. 
 12 Feb 2010

CIBSE Conference focuses on resilience

CIBSE National Conference 2010 Resilience and Buildings Services – How to Secure the Future 27th & 28th April, British Museum, London 
 12 Feb 2010

Construction starts down as snow stalls projects

The value of construction projects starting on site in January was 8% lower than in January 2009, according to the latest Glenigan Index. 
 12 Feb 2010

Four seasons acquires JCW Air Conditioning

The Four Seasons Group, the nationwide air conditioning, ventilation and building services specialist, has acquired JCW Air Conditioning. 
 12 Feb 2010

New chairman for CITB-ConstructionSkills

James Wates has been appointed as the new chairman of the Industry Training Board, CITB-ConstructionSkills, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced. 
 12 Feb 2010

Revenue holds up for BSS

The BSS Group has issued its Interim Management Statement for the first 19 weeks of the second half of the financial year (October 1 2009 to February 10 2010). 
 12 Feb 2010

Rolling start of ductwork apprenticeship scheme

Ductwork apprenticeships within the m&e sector have received a welcome boost in the form of a new alliance. 
 12 Feb 2010

Ruskin appoints group sales director

David Fitzpatrick has been appointed sales and marketing director for the three brands that comprise Ruskin Air Management: Actionair, Air Diffusion and Naco. 
 12 Feb 2010

Deadline approaches for 5% VAT cut on repairs

As the petition deadline looms, the building services industry is being urged by campaigners to back the Repairing Britain campaign calling on VAT on building repairs and maintenance to be cut to 5%. 
 11 Feb 2010

This week brings Manchester HEVAR

The HVAC show Manchester HEVAR offers debate on hot issues, CPD seminars, live product demos and exhibitors' stands. 
 9 Feb 2010

Stolen boiler gets its launch

Keston Boilers has finally launched its Q37 boiler - three months after thieves stole the prototype model of the boiler from the company's HQ. 
 9 Feb 2010

Deadline for ASHPs permitted development consultation looms

Whether or not the government should allow air source heat pumps to be installed in the UK without planning permission being sought, is the focus of a government consultation which ends on February 9. 
 4 Feb 2010

Zip Heaters buys Instanta

Zip Heaters UK has bought Southport-based instant hot water goods manufacturer Instanta. 
 3 Feb 2010

Nu-Way's 2010 training courses announced

Nu-way, the burner specialist division of Enertech, has announced its 2010 schedule for gas and oil burner training. 
 2 Feb 2010

Plumbing firms petition for boiler scrappage in Scotland

A petition urging the Scottish government to follow Westminster by introducing a boiler scrappage scheme in Scotland, has been posted by SNIPEF (Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers' Federation). 
 1 Feb 2010
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