Hydrogen Village

The Prime Ministers strong backing for hydrogen and other measures to decarbonise heating represents a major step forward for UK climate obligations, and is the commitment industry have been waiting for says leading energy trade association the Energy and Utilities Alliance, EUA.

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18 November, 2020

ACE and EIC respond to Government's 10 point plan for Net Zero 

Nabil Cook joined Arctic Circle in a role of “Principal Engineer – Research and Development 

Based at the Birmingham headquarters but also serving its London office, Ian will manage the financing of J S Wright’s UK-wide M&E projects, ensuring these are all protected from commercial risk and achieve their full objectives.

TÜV SÜD UK has become one of the first MEP consultancies in the UK to be awarded the ISO 19650 accreditation for its Building Information Modelling (BIM) service

Lochnivar

Lochinvar have added two new product ranges to its portfolio of heat pumps suitable for a wide range of non-domestic applications 

Adveco

Commercial hot water and heating specialist Adveco, announces the AD range 

RDM

Programmable logic controller (PLC) software TDB provides the user with the capability to create custom control algorithms for any BMS application. 

Lochinvar has extended its range of thermal stores in response to growing demand for hybrid low carbon heating and hot water solutions. 

Triton sold

Triton Construction has announced that the business is now owned by its employees after the board of directors transferred ownership to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) 

Aermec

One of Europe’s leading fan coil manufacturer, addresses hygiene concerns by sanitising indoor air using ultraviolet (UV) light, helping to make workplaces as safe as possible.

Brendan Barber

The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is delighted to confirm that Sir Brendan Barber, former General Secretary of the United Kingdom's Trades Union Congress (TUC), has agreed to chair the Major Contractors’ Committee (MCC) and will join the JIB National Board as a Public Interest Member.

Vanti

Digital transformation of property and construction industries “extremely slow” – but there may be a solution, says Beckhoff

Electrical Contractors Association

Regular electrical safety checks by competent businesses should be mandated at least every five years across the social housing sector, according to leading engineering services body ECA 

DeltaQ

New CEO and capital increase to reduce commercial buildings’ CO2-emissions up to 40%

AEMT Awards

Acknowledging the ongoing challenges brought about by COVID-19, and the possible effect this might have on the awards entry process, coupled with the Governments recent extension to the restrictions, the AEMT Council have decided to postpone its Gala Awards Dinner to November next year.

ECS Card

The Network Infrastructure industry has developed a new Occupational Qualification Structure leading to Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Card recognition, which aligns with the future of the industry and addresses the need to bring together the wide-ranging skills which exist in the current workforce.

Nortek Empress

With the creation of Empress, Nortek aims to improve the customer experience of HVAC. Find out how. 

Richard Alger

It is with great sadness and regret that Fermod Ltd have to advise of the passing of their Managing Director, Richard Alger, after two years of poor health, having worked for Fermod for the last 47 years.

A leading building technologies manufacturer has announced the launch of a new, safe way to stay connected with customers, consultants and Partners.

National engineering specialist SES Engineering Services has announced it is to commence work on its latest state-of-the-art custody suite project with lead contractor, Willmott Dixon.

The Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) industry has introduced a new Occupational Qualification Structure leading to Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Card recognition.

Octave Design Services have been recognised by SME News as Leading Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Consultancy 2020-Cheshire. 

The North East’s largest housing association, Thirteen is transforming its facilities management (FM) services with new mobile workforce management technology supplied by Leeds-based BigChange. 

Schneider Electric and Sustainable Ventures have named the finalists of their Net Zero Home Programme. 

WSCAD announces the launch of the new SUITE X PLUS

Adam Norton

Condair, has appointed Adam Norton as a humidifier service engineer based out of Edinburgh.

The CSA Awards have been postponed to June 2021 - and the entry deadline has been extended, so make sure you get your nominations in. 

Will Brook

Dean Thornton and Will Brooks have taken up area sales manager roles at Lochinvar

New investment to drive expansion plans for Trainor

Changing Streams

Changing Streams aims to unlock funding to reduce plastic waste

Robinsons

The Yorkshire Building Services specialist has joined an exclusive list of firms accredited to undertake work at NHS hospitals across the North of England.

Carlow based Cental projects doubling of workforce to 140 

James Harper

On your bike - for a good cause!

The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is urging electrical contracting companies to evolve and broaden their skill sets. 

Neil Harris

The KNX UK Association has named Neil Grant of the Harris Grant Partnership as KNX UK Champion for 2020. The Award is in particular recognition of his work in developing the KNX Code of Conduct as well as many years’ service as a KNX UK Board Member and his promotion of the value of KNX through the excellence of his projects around the world.

Energy Assets

Energy Assets Group begins a phased return to operations across the country

Kajima

77 Coleman Street benefits from underfloor air conditioning system 

Rankine

July 2020 marks the bicentenary of the birth of William Rankine. 

Westfield

SES Engineering Services has completed £22m+ of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works to two landmark developments in London.

Comex

Conex Bänninger is helping manufacturers get back up and running again.

M&E services specialist nets £5m contract on major mixed-use regeneration scheme

Stuart McPherson

Incoming CIBSE president Stuart MacPherson made an appeal for net carbon standards and an ambitious programme to refurbish existing buildings in his inaugural address this week.  Delivering his speech via video, he called for targeted investment in low carbon solutions to drive recovery from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic.

CSA, Conference, Mark Todd

After careful consideration, and in light of recent recommendations from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Heath England around the risks of Coronavirus, the Commissioning Management Association CSA) Management Committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the CSA’s 'Making Buildings Work' Conference, scheduled for March 31st at The Crystal, London.

ECA, BESA, SELECT, SNIPEF, late payments, retentions, Rob Driscoll

The latest quarterly sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore, shows that payment conditions in the industry remain poor, with the majority of public sector work being paid for after more than 30 days

BCIA, Terry Sharp

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has appointed Terry Sharp as its new president. He takes over from Jon Belfield who has held the role for the past two years.

BESA, Helen Yeulet, training, David Frise

The training arm of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Helen Yeulet as its new director following the departure of Tony Howard.

CABE, Gavin Dunn, Chartered Engineering, Engineering Council

The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) has received approval to become a licensed member of the Engineering Council. This paves the way for CABE members to be formally eligible for Chartered Engineering status.

Sadiq Khan, London, heating, decarbonising heating

The Mayor of London has launched a £3.6m programme to improve energy efficiency in social housing across the capital, including replacing heating systems.




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Mackwell launches new exit sign range

The XYVEX EXC is the latest versatile addition to Mackwell’s XYVEX emergency exit sign range. The XYVEX EXC is designed to allow complete customisation for each application, making it ideal for meticulous, architecturally designed areas.

Improved dry pocket for SpiroTrap and SpiroCombi

Spirotech has improved the dry pocket of the magnetic dirt separator in its steel SpiroTrap and SpiroCombi units, making them even easier to maintain.

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