2020 October

Roland Gurner

Oceanair UK Ltd are delighted to announce that Roland Gurner has joined the business to head up the Air to Water division. 

Nabil Cook joined Arctic Circle in a role of “Principal Engineer – Research and Development 

Based at the Birmingham headquarters but also serving its London office, Ian will manage the financing of J S Wright’s UK-wide M&E projects, ensuring these are all protected from commercial risk and achieve their full objectives.

Lochnivar

Lochinvar have added two new product ranges to its portfolio of heat pumps suitable for a wide range of non-domestic applications 

Adveco

Commercial hot water and heating specialist Adveco, announces the AD range 

RDM

Programmable logic controller (PLC) software TDB provides the user with the capability to create custom control algorithms for any BMS application. 

Lochinvar has extended its range of thermal stores in response to growing demand for hybrid low carbon heating and hot water solutions. 

Engineering UK

Females are rare

16 October, 2020

The real reason female engineers are still a rarity, a look at why engineering is not appealing in the UK

Josh Emerson, Head of Marketing for Swegon shares the importance of re-opening with safe systems

Hevasure

Steve Munn, MD for Hevasure, explains the negative effect of corrosion on sustainability and how to combat this scourge of closed-circuit systems

geberitt

Antony Corbett, Product Manager for Supply Piping Systems at Geberit, takes a look at the challenges facing building services engineers during the material selection process

TÜV SÜD UK has become one of the first MEP consultancies in the UK to be awarded the ISO 19650 accreditation for its Building Information Modelling (BIM) service

Triton sold

Triton Construction has announced that the business is now owned by its employees after the board of directors transferred ownership to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) 

Karl Walker

School of thought

14 October, 2020

Karl Walker of Beckhoff explains how changing attitudes towards climate change can help encourage young people to take more responsibility for managing the energy efficiency of their own schools and colleges

Aermec

One of Europe’s leading fan coil manufacturer, addresses hygiene concerns by sanitising indoor air using ultraviolet (UV) light, helping to make workplaces as safe as possible.

Brexit

Help is on hand for businesses in key sectors to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period. The UK is leaving the EU single market and customs union on Dec 31 and businesses need to get ready for the changes it will bring.

Syscomm

Changing realities for students and learning

Rubber Bellows

Eddy Warren of Supaflex Agencies stresses the importance of how to prevent sudden burst failures.

Veolia

Wide ranging energy contract will provide around 45GWh of electricity and 200GWh of heat

AEMT Awards

Acknowledging the ongoing challenges brought about by COVID-19, and the possible effect this might have on the awards entry process, coupled with the Governments recent extension to the restrictions, the AEMT Council have decided to postpone its Gala Awards Dinner to November next year.

Acknowledging the ongoing challenges brought about by COVID-19, and the possible effect this might have on the awards entry process, coupled with the Governments recent extension to the restrictions, the AEMT Council have decided to postpone its Gala Awards Dinner to November next year.

ECS Card

The Network Infrastructure industry has developed a new Occupational Qualification Structure leading to Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Card recognition, which aligns with the future of the industry and addresses the need to bring together the wide-ranging skills which exist in the current workforce.

Electrician

Success in the electrical industry is tough. To reach the top of the field, electricians must not only provide customers with competitive prices, but also consistently deliver the highest quality of work whilst providing the best service. It is truly a multifaceted profession combining the technical, personal and physical.

Brendan Barber

The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is delighted to confirm that Sir Brendan Barber, former General Secretary of the United Kingdom's Trades Union Congress (TUC), has agreed to chair the Major Contractors’ Committee (MCC) and will join the JIB National Board as a Public Interest Member.

Vanti

Digital transformation of property and construction industries “extremely slow” – but there may be a solution, says Beckhoff

Electrical Contractors Association

Regular electrical safety checks by competent businesses should be mandated at least every five years across the social housing sector, according to leading engineering services body ECA 

DeltaQ

New CEO and capital increase to reduce commercial buildings’ CO2-emissions up to 40%




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Women In STEM: Breaking into A Man’s World

With the growth in the engineering sector in the last few years, the requirement of additional workers has led to an increasingly diverse workforce especially with the inclusion of women  

Legionella bacteria - Symptoms are similar to that of Covid-19

An outbreak of Legionnaires disease in the West Midlands has prompted Stuart Gizzi, Managing Director at plumbing equipment manufacturer Intatec to remind Facilities Managers that Legionella precautions can be automated 

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