2023 May

Life Cycle Cost

Given the global rise in energy costs, there has never been a better time to review and assess the efficiency of your pumping systems – whatever their size, complexity or indeed sphere of operation.

Free flowing water

Steve Munn, Managing Director at Hevasure, explores some of the common problems picked up by real-time monitoring technology and explains why early detection of problems and timely intervention can save huge amounts of money and hassle. 

Wrapping your pipes

Specification of the correct thermal insulation for pipes and ducts is essential to ensure heating and cooling systems perform effectively.  Shaun Byrne of SIG explains some of the issues that need to be considered - and why it is wise to seek expert advice.  

Waterloo by Swegon

Swegon is bringing together all the group’s room unit brands of Waterloo, NACO and Air Diffusion under one brand identity “Waterloo by Swegon” to reflect its position as the UK’s largest manufacturer of air terminal devices. 

Terrain FUZE Stax

Polypipe Building Services has announced the launch of Terrain FUZE Stax

Testo in action

Introducing the new compact handheld measuring instruments from Testo. 

Pipe insulation

Kingspan Technical Insulation has introduced a new carbon calculator, helping consultants to understand how pipe insulation specifications can impact whole life carbon emissions and operating costs associated with heat losses from pipework systems.

Thie Ideal Ecomod

Ideal Heating has launched a new range of monobloc air source heat pumps to help improve energy efficiency and reduce reliance on natural gas within commercial buildings.

Skills Shortage

The latest engineering services industry survey, backed by leading trade bodies ECA, BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, shows the growing impact rising labour shortages are having on business owners in the sector. This is having a clear knock-on effect on their business performance.




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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.