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Tim Hopkinson

BESA President predicts five year transformation for the industry

Speaking at the BESA Annual President’s Lunch on 26th September, Hopkinson said: “We are seeing the birth of a new era where traditional methods are under scrutiny and where our professional credibility is more important than ever before.

MBS industry survey – we’re listening

The MBS Industry Survey is designed to gather information on how the building services sector is performing, and what the industry believes the important issues are.

BB101, schools, indoor air quality, IAQ, overheating, draughts

BB101 2018 update brings healthier environment for schools

The industry has welcomed the recent update of BB101 (2018) Guidelines on ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality in schools which includes tougher targets for some key areas of building services.

ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year, Jack Teasdale, OPUS Building Services, Mark Felber
L to R: Mark Felber; Jack Teasdale; ECA President Malcolm Crofts

ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year 2018 awarded

21-year-old Jack Teasdale of OPUS Building Services in Sunderland is the winner of the 2018 ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award. The announcement was made at a ceremony in London on 19th September.

Trade bodies win historic skills bid

Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments to manage and develop apprenticeships, qualifications and National Occupational Standards for the building services engineering sector.

SPIE UK secures GAL framework agreement

SPIE UK has secured an M&E framework agreement with Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL). Under the agreement, SPIE has also been selected as principal contractor for the chiller replacement works at the airport. This will be the first contract secured under the 4-year agreement, which is valued at £2m per annum.

NG Bailey creates new division for IT and power services

NG Bailey has created a new £300m Services division to bring together its Facilities Engineering Services and IT Services businesses, alongside the recently-acquired Freedom Group. Peter Jones will head up the new division.

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