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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LG supports fast-moving WeWork project

How LG Air Conditioning helped WeWork London achieve a fast project with great results.

MBStv at the BESA National Conference 2019

The BESA National Conference 2019 saw over 200 delegates gather to discuss the industry’s challenges and opportunities. MBStv was there to capture it all.