2021 May

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Actuate UK has expressed its support for the revitalised prequalification Common Assessment Standard.

U1000-WM

U1000 Heat/Energy and Flow meters are now available in the original pipe-mounted or new wall-mounted, display & keyboard format with an extended pipe range

Viega Smart Pressgun

Viega's new models incorporate intelligent connectivity that enables them to link wirelessly to a smartphone and provide enhanced functionality, such as information on battery levels, current pressings and number of pressings remaining before the maintenance interval is reached.

Rinnai

A single unifying body can concentrate all efforts from all sectors of the building products & services industry in achieving clear and concise information exchange in drive to net zero carbon

Viega Prevista

Viega Prevista WC suites now comply with the Regulation 4 of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations of 1999 and have achieved certifications with WRAS and KIWA (KUKreg4).

IOR Fellow Badges

The Institute of Refrigeration announced today that eight members had been recognised as Fellows for their leadership and contribution to the RACHP industry. 

Pettinaroli Flames

Due to environmental and political pressures, manufacturing and construction companies are starting to replace gas boilers with more efficient products that emit less Co2. The question has to be asked “Will the traditional concept of a white box typically supplied with a first fix rail be replaced by a more practical device to better suit tomorrow’s heating and hot water needs?”

Bosch C&I

Pete Mills, Commercial Technical Operations Manager at Bosch Commercial and Industrial, delves into what heating technology may look like in the future

AroTHERM

The long game

18 May, 2021

With the upcoming changes to building regulations as part of the Future Homes Standard, there is no doubt that heat pumps are set to play a significant role in the journey towards decarbonising heat in our homes.

Rinnai Casing

Rinnai has completed a detailed report into the possible savings of 81% on carbon emissions if off-grid sites convert to using BioLPG as the main fuel source.

Hoval

Hoval has launched UltraGas® 2, the latest generation of gas condensing boilers, which brings even higher efficiency to the features of the first UltraGas® generation. 

Ian McKinnon

CHAS was the first Recognised Assessment Body to offer the Common Assessment Standard which has fast become the industry’s gold standard for pre-qualification. 

Secure sites

Secure sites need to be operational at all times without the risk of information breaches. Real time monitoring of critical infrastructure using the latest data collection and analysis tools can seem at odds with safety protocols – relying on cloud-based software to store information could leave these organisations open to cyber-attack.

Facial Recognition

How can building owners develop safer, healthier and smarter building strategies, providing insight into just some of the solutions that can empower them to self-diagnose and identify potential shortcomings and to implement the most appropriate technologies to help mitigate risks both now and in the future? James Allardyce of Chubb examines the options. 

Tom Harmsworth

Tom Harmsworth, MD of WeMaintain UK, points out what needs to be done first in making ‘London Smarter’

Epneo

James Cooper, Product Manager at ebm-papst UK looks at how to improve BMS Solutions

Smart Campuses

University campuses have always constituted their own micro-societies but by embracing the latest smart technology they can, in effect, evolve into mini smart cities that intelligently manage space occupancy and student/staff safety. 

Viega Complies with regulation 4

Viega Prevista WC suites now comply with the Regulation 4 of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations of 1999 and have achieved certifications with WRAS and KIWA (KUKreg4).

Elco Hot Water

Six TRIGON® XL boilers from ELCO are providing the office tenants of 7 & 8 Wellington Place in Leeds with highly efficient and reliable heating and hot water. 

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Carrier marks a new milestone in Europe with the launch of XCT7, the latest generation of Carrier Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology. 

Rising expenditure

Construction sector R&D spending hit £368m last year, according to latest ONS data




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Manufacturer helps equip skills centre

Ideal Heating has helped to equip a new £500,000 green energy centre in Merseyside which is seeking to attract fresh talent into the heating industry.

Acoustic solutions suite with easy access to services at University of Birmingham

A suite of ceiling and wall acoustic solutions have been specified for The University of Birmingham’s new landmark Molecular Sciences building, which will provide a hub for research and academic work.