Mini White

Alex Burgess, National Sales Manager at Clyde Radiators, looks at the wide-ranging factors to consider when specifying radiators within commercial environments, and how the correct specification can help to meet carbon reduction targets.

Apartment IMage

Gary Perry, Managing Director at Altecnic, explores how beneficial component flexibility, through the design, installation, and maintenance processes, can be for multi occupancy dwellings, and discusses how a water meter valve assembly is often the most ideal component for any water system serving multiple dwellings.

Electrician

Success in the electrical industry is tough. To reach the top of the field, electricians must not only provide customers with competitive prices, but also consistently deliver the highest quality of work whilst providing the best service. It is truly a multifaceted profession combining the technical, personal and physical.

Domus Ventilation, MVHR, installation, domestic, heating

Step by step to MVHR

01 February, 2020

Penny Jones runs through the stages of installing an MVHR system to ensure good performance

Conex Banninger, Ryan Mills, G D Mills, press fit, pipework, pipe, plumbing

Pressing for improvements

01 February, 2020

Press fitting is growing in popularity with installers and is fast becoming the method of choice over traditional brazing. 

Scott James, Viega, pipes, piping, press fit, press-fit, SC-Contur, hot works, installation

In the pipeline

01 October, 2019

Using one pipe connection method across a project can significantly impact the speed and success of an install. Scott James highlights the benefits of modern approach to pipework for building owners and installers.

Lee Caulfield, Titon, MVHR, indoor air quality, IAQ, installation, ventilation, filtration, filters NO2

Fit to breathe

01 October, 2019

With indoor air quality firmly in the headlines, Lee Caulfield looks at the role installers can play in delivering healthier air for occupants.

Maintenance ALERT

01 November, 2018

Despite the unusually hot temperatures experienced in the UK over an extended period this summer, the failure rate for chillers supported by planned maintenance contracts was no higher than in any other year.




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Grenfell is the building industry's Piper Alpha says CIBSE

The recent passage of the Building Safety Act is a welcome recognition of the fact that making safe buildings is a highly skilled operation says the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, endorsing the need for more effective regulation and a profound change in culture.

Underlying project-starts uptick indicates gradual recovery, Glenigan data suggests

  • 13% rise in detailed planning approvals against the preceding three months
  • 18% decline in main contract awards against the previous year
  • 9% increase in underlying starts during the three months to May

Glenigan has released the June 2022 edition of its Construction Review.