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The UK government has committed itself to a legally binding target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The building engineering sector will be crucial in delivering the practical steps needed to turn this vision into reality, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).

The confusion caused by the ongoing Brexit saga has done considerable damage to key government strategies. However, BESA President Tim Hopkinson* believes there will be much for the building services sector to aim for once politicians get their eyes back on the ball.

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Building occupants are under siege from a battery of potential health threats, according to BESA’s Indoor Air Quality group.

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Building engineering services will have to take a leaf out of the manufacturing industry’s book as it strives to deliver an increasingly challenging workload.

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Air pollution is blamed for 40,000 premature deaths in the UK every year and almost half a million across Europe. It costs our economy upwards of £20 billion a year, largely due to the additional burden on the NHS. 

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The training revolution

04 April, 2018

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) says a ‘perfect storm’ is brewing that will radically alter the shape of training delivery and competence assessment across the UK building services sector.




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Agile working explained

Julia Kitchen explains what agile working is and how companies can achieve it.

Dr Gavin Dunn: Managing responsibility

Dr Gavin Dunn, CEO of CABE discusses how the industry needs to handle responsibility better. 

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