Hern Yau, IAQ, indoor air quality, Mitsubishi electric, pollution, VOCs

Inside out

01 March, 2020

While pollution levels in our air are a major cause for concern, Mitsubishi Electric Product Manager Hern Yau explains why we need to be cautious about assuming indoor air is always better.

DMA Group, Steve McGregor

Plan of action

01 March, 2020

When refurbishing a fully functional building you are guaranteed a host of unexpected challenges. Steve McGregor advises that the key is in the planning – and application of technology.

Mark Gibbons, Remeha, CHP

In buildings with high, constant demand for heat, combined heat and power is proving an economic tool to long-term savings. Mark Gibbons looks into the technology.

Baglioni Hotel, Hamworthy Heating,  J Collyer Services Limited (JCS), Midtherm Engineering, boiler, heating, water

A warm welcome

02 December, 2019

With 67 elegant rooms and suites as well as a spa and gym, the luxury 5-star Italian Baglioni Hotel is a welcome retreat in Kensington.

Albion Valves, David Keys, public health,  Legionella, Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, HSE L8

Water of life

02 December, 2019

The importance of supplying ‘fit-for-purpose’ products for building services applications and especially for hot and cold water systems that can affect public health has never been greater. By David Keys.

Barkell, Richard Gordon, Airedale, fans, AHUs, refurbishment AHU, upgrade, fan selection, energy efficiency

Build your fan base

01 July, 2019

Richard Gordon explains why upgrading fans is a cost-effective approach to saving energy in existing buildings.

 Jackie Cocking, Matthews & Goodman LLP, offices, commercial space, efficiency, productivity, Green Leases, refurbishment, new office, BREEAM, sustainability, wellness, productivity

Commercial property expert Jackie Cocking considers how the use of office space and the working environment is changing.

Potterton Commercial, Andy Green, Nox, emissions, energy efficiency, refurbishment, cleaning, retrofit, installation, commissioning, replace, heating

Andy Green outlines the key factors of installing a new heating system, regardless of a building’s age.

Remeha, Paul Arnold, heating, refurbishment, decarbonisation, heating challenge, boiler, low carbon, cost-effective, condensing, emissions

As environmental legislation continues to tighten, a continued focus on improving the energy performance of UK buildings is essential if the nation is to achieve its new goals. One practical opportunity for improved efficiency lies with the boilers, says Paul Arnold

Andrews Water Heaters, Andrews, Gemma Kilburn, energy efficiency, green, water heaters, hot water, comfort, EcoDesign, Eco Design, legislation

Easy green

01 July, 2019

Gemma Kilburn explains why the replacement of an ageing water heater is an easy way to improve your sustainability.

Paul Collins, maintenance, Carbon Trust, air conditioning, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, EPBD, Non domestic Energy Performance Certificate, EPC, renewable energy, refrigerants, Panasonic Pump Down System, Panasonic

Active approach

01 March, 2019

Paul Collins highlights the importance of proactive maintenance for saving energy and running costs.

Lightening the load

01 March, 2019

Dave Cooper looks at the heavy load of documentation, legal obligations and standards to be reached at the varying stages in the life cycle of a lift and shares his experiences in the field of lift maintenance.

The sound of silence

03 December, 2018

Space is now at a premium in urban areas, and we’re seeing more and more buildings being constructed upwards resulting in people having to live in closer proximity to one another.




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Mitsubishi Electric at ASDA Leeds HQ

Find out how Mitsubishi Electric undertook comfort cooling chiller replacement at the headquarters of retailer ASDA in Leeds.

MBS Vlog with Karen Fletcher

Karen Fletcher on some of the main themes in the March 2020 issue of MBS magazine.

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