Stephen Philsip

The first two keynote speakers have been announced for an annual event being hosted by the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA).

Graeme Fox of Besa

The air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s largest safety register REFCOM has welcomed the successful prosecution of online sales company Appliances Direct (AD) for breaching F-Gas Regulations.

Andy Rowlands

Aztec Solar Energy Ltd, the nationwide engineering-led consultancy and installer of bespoke solar photovoltaic systems (BESS) has appointed Andy Rowlands in a new role as Operations Manager.

Sandra Warren

JTL, a leading apprenticeship provider across England and Wales, has appointed Sandra Warren-Smith as its new National Delivery Director.

Cambell Murdoch

ABM, providers of facility services and solutions, has appointed a new Managing Director and finance leader.

Rina Vidri

Rina Vidri, who leads Primera’s mechanical group, has been being named one of Engineered Systems’ 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC for 2024.

Cressida Curtis of wates

Wates Group, a family-owned development, building and property maintenance company, has appointed Cressida Curtis as its new Group Sustainability Director.

Joe Ash

Ventilation systems manufacturer Domus Ventilation has announced the arrival of three new Contractor Sales Managers.

Simon Lunt

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Simon Lunt as its first Head of Business Development as part of a wider strategic review.

Adam granger of RPS

The winner of the Modern Building Services 2023 Prize Draw has been revealed as Adam Granger of consultants RPS.


Baxi has announced the ready availability of CIBSE Technical Memorandum 65 Embodied carbon in building services calculation documents for the entire Heatrae Sadia Multipoint electric water heater series.

Tasha Lyth, Sustainability Manager at Gripple

Gripple, which manufactures suspension solutions for construction, has released its 2022 Sustainability Progress Report which reveals that the company has achieved carbon neutral for its UK operations.

Wayne Rose, BPMA Director and CEO.

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has welcomed three new members to its ranks.

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The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has introduced mandatory CPD topics for its members.

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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.

UNiversity of Birmingham project

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.

Kensa Heat pumps

A project linking ground source heat pumps to shared ground borehole arrays, which is a first in the UK, has earned two new accolades for the company that developed it.

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Natural ventilation solutions manufacturer Passivent has helped breathe new life into the Grade II listed Matfen Hall in Northumberland

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.

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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Artium trio

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

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a ‘basic awareness’ training course for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).

CSA Awards

The Commissioning Specialists Association (CSA)  returned to London on the evening of Thursday 5th October for the staging of its 8th Annual Awards Ceremony. With a record number of entries, the winners really stood out from the field. 

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CIBSE have released a revised edition of its Guide M: Maintenance, Engineering and Management. Last amended in 2014,  the recised guide addresses key areas of change including the publication of the Building Safety Act and amendments to the Building Regulations.

Wayne Rose of the BPMA

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has welcomed the recent announcement from the Department of Business and Trade regarding the indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for UK businesses.


The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) sponsored the first ever World Health Organisation (WHO) conference on indoor air quality.

The panel gathered for international M&E consultancy CPW’s ‘INWED 2023: Sustainability in the Second City’ roundtable to discuss the importance of retrofitting to tackle net zero and why sustainability is a significant opportunity to attract more women to the engineering industry.  

Graeme Fox of BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the long-awaited launch of the United Nations Refrigerant Driving Licence (RDL) scheme to help improve worldwide safety standards in the air conditioning and refrigeration industries.

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CIBSE welcomes the publication of new regulations for Higher Risk Buildings (HRBs) and the major changes to the Building Regulations that will enable further elements of the Building Safety Act to be fully implemented in England on 1 October 2023.

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Actuate UK, the voice of the engineering services sector, welcomes the Department of Business & Trade (DBT) announcement to indefinitely extend recognition of CE mark for some goods coming into Great Britain but asks for clarity on construction products. 


The BCIA’s Technical Working Group has produced a new Technical Guide to add to its online portfolio of Guides

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Modern Building Services (MBS), along with an additional 50 invited guests attended an event to showcase the potential of the pioneering EnergiVault® energy storage solution, which is designed to support the global decarbonisation of cooling and deliver cost savings for industrial processes and commercial buildings.

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Armorduct joins BEAMA

16 August, 2023

Armorduct, a manufacturer of standard and bespoke cable management systems, has joined BEAMA to help develop the trade association’s next best practice guide for cable containment design, specification and installation.

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The MP who signed the UK’s net zero pledge into law has told an industry podcast that adapting buildings will deliver economic growth and better quality of life.


The LIA (Lighting Industry Association) and CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) have joined forces to introduce an innovative product verification scheme aimed at promoting circular economy practices within the lighting industry. 

Ideal heating R&D facility

Ideal Heating has submitted plans for a new £10m research and development facility at its UK headquarters in Hull. The UK Technology Centre will play a key role in developing and testing low carbon heating solutions, such as air source heat pumps.

Helen Yeulet of BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed a £12 million injection of government funding to increase the uptake of T Levels including grants of up to £25,000 for employers who take students on work placements.

Starts & detailed planning proposals

Glenigan has released the June 2023 edition of its Construction Review.

CSA Awards

The Commissioning Specialists Association takes a great deal of pride in bringing together the industry each year, to celebrate achievements across the sector. 

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The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) has released its 2022 Annual Review, which highlights the cross-industry engagement to raise competency standards, the ongoing success of ECS Check, and the launch of the CSCS Smart Check app.

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The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its Skills Development Fund (SDF) by urging members to take advantage of the many opportunities to raise their skill levels and enter new and emerging markets. 

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.

Viessman Group

The Viessmann Group continued to grow in 2022, increasing its total revenue to EUR 4 billion, an increase of 19% over 2021’s turnover of EUR 3.4 billion. In its 105th anniversary year, the family company grew from 13,000 to 14,500 employees.


The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has released two new Technical Guides to add to its portfolio of online Guides available to download.

Veolia helping Scottish Water

Veolia is helping Scottish Water to achieve Net Zero by increasing the amount of renewable energy generated at Scotland's largest Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW), Seafield in Leith.

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First keynote speakers announced by Europump

The first two keynote speakers have been announced for an annual event being hosted by the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA).

‘Landmark’ prosecution of online seller welcomed by REFCOM

The air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s largest safety register REFCOM has welcomed the successful prosecution of online sales company Appliances Direct (AD) for breaching F-Gas Regulations.