Valiant House – a follow up
Using modern methods of construction and prefabrication enabled a housing association to refurbish one of its high-rise residential tower blocks
Getting the package right
Demand for packaged plant and modular construction is continuing to grow. Here, Roger Hoskins of Conex Bänninger discusses the opportunities for the HVAC industry and offers some tips for achieving a successful offsite project specification.
John Austin shares his experience of offsite methods and explains the benefits of packaged plant for building services design and installation.
Use of offsite fabricated heating solutions is on the up in residential developments with communal heat networks. But early engagement is key if the maximum benefits are to be reaped, says Ian Lock.
Building towards off-site
With a growing trend towards off-site construction, Andrew Miele looks at the benefits and considerations of prefabricated modular solutions for the UK’s buildings.
Get more from modular
Chris Caton explains how environmental and financial demands are driving the market for modular boilers, particularly in buildings where demand varies widely every day.
More than being the answer in an emergency, boiler hire has other advantages. Russ Baker discusses how customer considerations are changing.
The modular solution
Graham Temple explains why modular chillers are proving popular for clients looking for a flexible and efficient approach to cooling.
Network Infrastructure Assistant ECS card updated to include City & Guilds
A range of ECS cards are available through the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) for the Network Infrastructure industry.
New guidance announced
The IOR has just released a new guidance note on the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations and Pressure Equipment Directive (GN36) outlining the requirements for installers of RACHP systems.
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