2023 March

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Gavin Statham and Mike Robinson of BES Ltd discuss Building information modelling (BIM) being used for all publicly funded projects, including healthcare facilities. 

Thermal Imaging Cameras

Detect hidden sources of heat and energy loss with Teledyne FLIR’s thermal imaging cameras to save energy and cut your heating and energy costs.

HT Quiet Hero

Samsung announced the UK launch of the company’s most advanced air source heat pump to date, representing an evolution in low carbon heating solutions. 


The government’s strategy for spending up to £2.5bn on improving the energy efficiency of homes and public sector buildings has been given a cautious welcome by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).

CSA Awards

If you believe your commissioning delivery is deserving of industry wide recognition, you should enter the 2023 CSA Awards - sponsored by MBS

Some boiling water units  incorporate an antibacterial silver ion agent to prevent the growth of bacteria

Andy Green, Technical Director at Baxi Commercial Solutions, looks at the challenges and opportunities to drive down emissions associated with hot water generation for hospitals and healthcare premises while prioritising a safe and reliable supply 

Hospital Engineers

Ross Giles, UK Equipment Leader at Trane, discusses the profound change in the way that hospitals manage their requirements for heating and cooling. 

Bosch CO Detector

Bosch Commercial & Industrial have announced that anyone installing their boiler systems using cascade flues, where there is more than one appliance, will be required to include a carbon monoxide (CO) detector.

Ecocal TRV

The 5 year warranty has been extended to cover the Ecocal® Thermostatic Radiator Valves and Ecocal® twin packs, as a testament to their quality and reliability. 

Digital and award-winning product expert, HOZO Design, is pleased to announce the availability of its latest product, the MEAZOR 3D, the world's first 6-in-1 multifunction measuring tool with 3D floor planning.

Hamworthy - Tyneham-Range

Hamworthy Heating, is set to celebrate the future of heating with the launch of its first ever monobloc air source heat pump range, the Tyneham, designed to meet UK efficiency requirements in commercial applications.

Data Centre Cooling advances....

High temperatures are increasingly common in the UK with four of the five hottest summers on record having happened since 2003. Tim Mitchell, Sales Director at Klima-Therm, examines the likelihood of future heatwaves and discusses the implications for the cooling industry.

Helen Yeulet

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed government measures aimed at encouraging experienced workers to return to work unveiled in this week’s Budget.

Pump compliance - real and fake logos

Pump industry leaders are calling on the government to clamp down on the ‘swarm’ of non-compliant central heating pumps being imported into the UK potentially costing consumers hundreds of pounds every year.

Chris Skidmore

Speaking at the 2023 CIBSE Building Performance Awards, MP and Chair of the Net Zero Review Chris Skidmore highlighted the essential role of engineers in the fight to reach net zero carbon emissions.

Map to the new showroom

The team at CMD are excited to inform you that we are moving to a new showroom in London.  After 18 years at 99 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, our last day will be Friday 17 March, and the doors to our new showroom, located at London House, 115 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0TJ, will open on Wednesday 29th March.  

Sun setting behind construction workers

Vidal Bharath, Chief Commercial Officer at Bramble Energy, says much of the ability of the UK to successfully meet its 2050 net zero target will hinge on the success of the construction sector’s decarbonisation strategy.

Mark Isles, Sales Director - Build at Envirovent

Mark Isles, Sales Director – Build at EnviroVent, discusses the changes the ventilation industry has gone through in the past year and how EnviroVent has enhanced its support package for specifiers and housebuilders to ensure they can meet and exceed the updated building regulations around ventilation.  

The Green Building stands out...

Innovations to decarbonize buildings have brought the goal of Net Zero within reach. To achieve it, industry and government must work together to implement them. Eric van Oossanen of Trane looks at the issues. 

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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.