2022 March

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The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) will be launching new guidance, developed to provide industry-wide definitions and address frequently asked questions during an online launch event on 7 April 2022. 

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Coolair Equipment Limited has won a four-year legal battle to secure the rights to the ‘Coolair’ name.

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Government needs to deliver on previously made commitments around off-site manufacturing, including for repeatable social infrastructure to be delivered using a platform/off-site approach, according to the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE).

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Actuate UK warn that skills shortages are hampering ambitions to deliver net zero emission buildings.  While the number of Engineering Services apprentices starting out in England in 2022 is back to pre-COVID levels, many more new starters are needed if we are to achieve net zero by 2050.

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The ECA (Electrical Contractors Association) has responded to Ofgem’s announcement today that the energy price cap will rise by 54% to £1,971.

Pump Industry awards

Following yet another comprehensive and robust Judging Session, which this year was held virtually on 27th January, the Finalists in the 2022 Pump Industry Awards have been determined.

When an inspector calls.

30 March, 2022

Controls around construction plant and machinery are getting stricter but implementing the right plant management processes can help construction sites be prepared, Ian McKinnon, MD of CHAS

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Only an ambitious renovation plan for commercial buildings will get us on the path to net zero and improve the health and well-being conditions for occupants, according to BESA’s head of technical Graeme Fox.

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Neil Brown, offering manager at MK Electric, looks at what can electrical contractors and project managers can do to help streamline installations to help save costs and increase productivity on site.

PipeSnug enters the Den!

30 March, 2022

Tune into BBC One at 8pm on 31st March 2022 as PipeSnug founders Chris Burdett and Alex Lever prepare to enter the Dragons’ Den.

Vibration applications

Raajan Bains, Technical Support Adviser at Walraven, gives an insight into the basics of vibration control in building services.

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published a digital Embodied Carbon Calculator tool to enable engineers to estimate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical and public health systems in buildings.

HHIC

With progress being made towards decarbonising domestic use of gas, using hydrogen, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) membership of appliance manufacturers have agreed new, clear labelling for hydrogen appliances.

Water treatment

Fernox has updated its range of commercial water treatment solutions. The new range provides heating engineers with the solutions to treat and protect commercial heating and cooling systems, in the quantities needed across the majority of jobs.

Kooltherm

The University of Warwick’s Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building (IBRB) is breaking new ground in building design. The £33m facility has been constructed with a cutting-edge offsite approach featuring Kingspan Kooltherm Pipe Insulation and Kooltherm Insulated Pipe Support Inserts.

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GEZE have completely upgraded their control panels for smoke and heat extraction systems.  Control units are the brain and the power supply of the smoke and heat extraction systems in a building.

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A primary school in Leipzig, Germany trial TRILUX Opendo LED with CO2 sensor

ian Dagley

As methods of heating buildings and processes evolve to reduce carbon emissions, the boiler still has an important role to play, though this too is evolving, says Ian Dagley of Hoval

Heating in commercial spaces

Alex Burgess, National Sales Manager at Clyde Radiators looks at the wide-ranging factors to consider when specifying radiators within commercial environments, and how the correct specification can help to meet carbon reduction targets.

James Chaplen

When the UK passed laws to end its contribution to global warming by 2050, it became the first major economy in the world to do so. This was a landmark moment on the road to net zero globally. 

Upgrading from non-condensing boilers

Changes to Part L of Building Regulations are set to rule out non-condensing water heater replacements from 15 June this year in favour of more energy-efficient condensing units. Baxi’s Technical Director Andy Green looks at the implications for Building Services professionals and why it pays to plan ahead

Trilux

TRILUX Lighting is proud to announce its recent success in the Build Back Better Awards Autumn edition. 

CIAT ClimaCIAT

CIAT's high-performance ClimaCIAT™ air handling units (AHUs) are fully compliant with the updated National Health Service (NHS) code of practice on ventilation in hospitals. 

Combat U-Tube radiant heater

Combat Heating Solutions, Europe’s leading developer and manufacturer of energy efficient radiant and warm air heating systems,  introduce you to U-Tube radiant heat configuration as part of their radiant tube heating range.

Viega

Viega has opened the doors to its ‘LONDON’ space in the Building Centre, providing a central location for showcasing products and interacting directly with visitors. 

Rusacks Royal St Andrews

The historic Rusack's St Andrews Hotel’s guestrooms have been fitted with Waterloo’s Airline Linear Bar Grilles (ALM), wall-mounted Exhaust Grilles (3HF) for return air to the fan coil units and Exhaust Valves (VB) for the en-suites. 




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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.