Author archive for Sarah

  • Distech Controls launches Bluetooth enabled ecosystem

    By Sarah on April 1, 2019
    The new ECLYPSE Sky Ecosystem takes technology to the next level to the benefit of the building and its occupants.       Distech Controls, an innovation leader connecting people with intelligent building solutions, today launched ECLYPSE Sky Ecosystem, a new technology solution for improving occupant comfort in offices and hospitality spaces as well as healthcare and educational buildings. By utilising […]
  • Father hands over reins to son after 30 years of Permagard success

    By Sarah on March 28, 2019
    Avonmouth-based, independent damp proofing and waterproofing business, Permagard, celebrated its 30th anniversary on 27th March. Run on a simple business principle: the right products at the right place, delivered on time, Permagard has prided itself on fast, friendly and effective trading since it was first established in 1989 by founder, Dave Wookey. This family-run company began as a small trade […]
  • BSRIA’s Mike Smith wins ACR News Alan Moor Award

    By Sarah on March 26, 2019
    Hot-on-the-heels of BSRIA’s Engineering Director, Mike Smith, being made an Honorary Member of BSRIA, he has added to this accolade by being awarded the ACR News Alan Moor Award at a ceremony held on Thursday 21st March in London. Mike was presented with this distinguished honour in front of 250 guests at the ACR News Awards ceremony at London’s Tower Hotel. The […]
  • Bureau Veritas calls on firms to review legionella risk following standard revision

    By Sarah on March 21, 2019
    With regular outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease continuing to dominate the headlines, Bureau Veritas is calling on businesses to review their legionella risk strategy following the recent update to the BS 8580-1 Water Quality standard. Published in January 2019, the revised BS 8580-1:2019 provides the latest guidance on conducting legionella risk assessments – a legal requirement for firms under the Management […]
  • FETA issues new DSEAR risk assessment guidance

    By Sarah on March 19, 2019
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is issuing new Guidance on Risk Assessments for compliance with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR). With the increasing use of refrigerants with various levels of flammability, it is important for the industry to understand how to comply with DSEAR. This regulation was amended in 2015 to include gases under pressure, […]
  • Punch above your weight with Baxi’s power points promotion

    By Sarah on March 17, 2019
    The gloves are on and we hope you are ready to take part in Baxi’s Power Points promotion. It’s running now until 31st March 2019 and it’s our way of saying thank you for registering Baxi boilers. Installers can start collecting extra loyalty points when they purchase and register the Baxi 200 and 400 combi and heat only boilers, or […]
  • Partnership delivers sustainable, viable multi-site solution

    By Sarah on March 12, 2019
    BAM Construction is progressing with a £67m framework to build a batch of secondary schools in the North-East, won in part through its collaboration with Gilberts Blackpool. The four schools will all be ventilated using Gilberts’ innovative MFS unit, which pioneered the concept of hybrid ventilation in multi-occupancy rooms such as classrooms – a concept recognised as a valid strategy […]
  • Leading lawyer in the construction industry calls for more women to get involved in the sector

    By Sarah on March 8, 2019
    Rebecca Palmer, 42, who heads the construction department at Ipswich-based solicitors Prettys, has dealt with legal issues in the industry for more than 13 years. And on International Women’s Day (Friday March 8), she is keen to spread her message that the world of construction doesn’t always have to be a traditionally male-dominated one. “It is very difficult to demonstrate to […]
  • Panasonic and Systemair partner to develop integrated HVAC&R solutions

    By Sarah on March 8, 2019
    Panasonic Corporation, the worldwide leader in the development of HVAC&R along with Systemair, the global specialist in ventilation and applied air conditioning technology, today announce a strategic partnership to develop integrated and sustainable solutions for the commercial and residential sectors. The Panasonic/Systemair collaboration will leverage existing technology and expertise from both parties, setting new trends within the European HVAC&R market. […]
  • Hamworthy’s solutions for every building are on the road (again)

    By Sarah on March 8, 2019
    Due to the success of the 2017/2018 Stainless Family Roadshow, Hamworthy Heating is taking to the road again. This time, the van has a variety of boilers with heat exchangers made from different alloys and a controls simulation box on board. Hamworthy Heating will be touring the country to see its customers who often don’t have the time to visit […]