2023 November

Artium trio

Martin Watson and Joe McDermott have joined the construction subsidiary of fast-growing Harrogate- based Artium Group from GMI Construction Group.

Tim Danson

Multi-disciplinary consultancy Pick Everard has appointed Tim Danson as its new Director of Sustainability and Energy, taking the firm’s total number of directors within the discipline to three.

Lee jodka

GEZE UK, manufacturer of door and window control systems, has appointed Lee Jodka as Area Sales Manager for supply and fit of automatic doors covering London and the South East.

Ben Gerry

UK manufacturer Building Product Design Ltd has promoted Ben Gerry to the role of Managing Director following his successful tenure leading the company’s commercial operations.

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has welcomed the introduction of a new suite of ECS cards for the building controls sector.

The Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales recently visited technology hub Sustainable Ventures, which is based in London’s County Hall and is the largest of its type in Europe.

Walking into the future

PUE-fecting data centres

27 November, 2023

A key metric used by the data centre industry to understand how efficiently data centres use energy is Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE). Bradley Stone, Data Centre Vertical Manager (UK and Ireland) at Carrier, highlights how efficient HVAC systems can help this energy-hungry sector reduce running costs and carbon footprints.

Comissioinging makes all the difference

Stewart McGillivray, Seasonal Commissioning Manager for Guardian Water Treatment, explains the steps maintenance teams need to take to ensure buildings work as they were intended.

Rob Smelt

Rob Smelt, of low carbon consultancy BREng, discusses the complexity of sustainability requirements in education establishments and why each will need a different approach.

Chapelford plant area

Upgrading school and college buildings to meet challenging Net Zero goals can go hand-in-hand with making these buildings better places to work and learn. Mike Egan, Business Development Manager, Corporate Solutions for Mitsubishi Electric LES looks at the options.

CO2 Heat Pumps

There is a compelling environmental case for switching from fossil fuel-based heating to heat pumps in commercial premises but Tim Mitchell, Sales Director of Klima-Therm, says there are many factors to consider in order to do this successfully.

Remeha ASHPs at Lincoln Academies

Sustainability in schools

27 November, 2023

Baxi’s Commercial Sales and Specification Director Rob Erwood discusses some of the approaches to tackling the net zero challenge.

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The Commissioning Specialists Association (CSA) 2023 Awards attracted a record number of submissions across the seven main categories, with Roger Carlin of Ashford Environmental Services receiving the Lifetime Contribution Award.

Aermec Aersave

Aermec has launched Aersave, a groundbreaking technology for scroll compressors that can protect customers from rising energy costs by improving the energy efficiency of their chillers and deliver up to 50% energy savings.

Modutherm Monobloc

Commercial heating specialist Modutherm has launched a new CIBSE- approved CPD, ‘Incorporating heat pumps into low temperature heat networks (LTHN)’ which provides an overview of the development and evolution of heat networks.

Eco dMEV

Ventilation manufacturers EnviroVent has released two new and improved Decentralised Mechanical Extract Ventilation (dMEV) units, which are SAP 10 compliant and meet the latest Building Regulation requirements.

BESA future leaders

The government’s ‘flip-flopping’ on net zero and infrastructure should not be used as an excuse to delay investment that will improve the functionality of buildings, according to President of the Building Engineering Services (BESA), Claire Curran.

Watts Butterfly valve

Anti-pollution brand Watts Industries UK has launched its latest butterfly valve innovation, the Xylia 2.

Testo 883-2 thermal imaging camera

The best image quality, high-level image analysis, easy creation of professional reports and the wide-angle lens makes the newly-launched testo 883-2 thermal imaging camera the perfect partner for maintenance staff, facility managers and building consultants.

Trilux in action.

Zehnder has unveiled its Centre of Climate at its German headquarters in Lahr.

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Ideal Heating – Commercial Products has released a range of new resources to assist people and organisations in their quest to transition to low carbon heat pumps.

Clever Coupler is a patent-protected system for use with 22mm and 28mm compression valves and equipment of all types within the HVAC sector. It is being echoed as a game changer.




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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.