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  • Top apprentice wins 2017 ECA Edmundson Award

    By Debbie Eales on September 21, 2017
    Jordan Bancroft of Imtech Engineering Services is ECA Edmunson Apprentice of the Year   Jordan Bancroft, 23, has been recognised as one of the country’s leading electrotechnical and engineering services apprentices, after winning the coveted 2017 ‘ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award’ during an awards ceremony held yesterday (Wednesday 20 September) in London. Jordan, who works for ECA member-firm […]
  • BITZER UK pays tribute to industry stalwart Maurice King

    By Debbie Eales on September 15, 2017
    BITZER UK has paid tribute to Maurice King, a long-serving employee and industry stalwart, who has died aged 72. Maurice King, who passed away on 1st September 2017, joined Thermotank as an apprentice in 1960, at the age of 15. He retired from BITZER UK in January 2010, after 50 years’ service with the company during its many transitions. During […]
  • Hamworthy launches new CIBSE-accredited CPD seminar

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Hamworthy Heating is expanding its offer of CIBSE-accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars. Aimed primarily at consultants and buildings services engineers, the new course covers the topic of new boilers on old heating systems with a focus on hydraulic separation. The new seminar explores the challenges when refurbishing old heating systems by looking at open vs closed heating systems, and […]
  • HPA welcomes revised RHI regulations

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has responded to the long-awaited government reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), first announced on 16th December 2016. While the unexpected laying of part of the RHI Reform package may have caught many by surprise (in that it arrived a little earlier than expected), Mike Nankivell, President of the HPA, has welcomed it, saying: […]
  • Veolia celebrates its apprentices’ success at House of Commons awards ceremony

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Resource management company, Veolia, has recognised the vital role apprenticeships play in its business by hosting its third consecutive National Apprentice of the Year Awards ceremony at the House of Commons. With some 300 apprentices across the business, the company has again demonstrated its commitment to its apprentices, as it believes they play a vital role in closing the national […]
  • AEI Cables provides vital link for offshore wind project

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Specialist supplier AEI Cables has completed the supply of specialist fire performance products for control and instrumentation at the £1.5billion Galloper Wind Farm Project off the Suffolk coast. The products were supplied to ensure protection against flame propagation, smoke and acid gas emissions for 56 wind turbines in a challenging environment. Working with main contractor Petrofac, the AEI Cables’ products […]
  • Ventilation manufacturer makes a difference in community

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Twelve community projects in the Harrogate area have been given a boost by more than 200 staff from ventilation manufacturer EnviroVent. EnviroVent staff in Harrogate, were given a day away from work as part of an ‘In it together’ initiative where they volunteered to help out on a range of projects. This included assisting with the set-up of a fund-raising Urban […]
  • The secret to being sustainable and successful – new Schneider Electric research

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Cross-sector research from Schneider Electric explores how organisations are tackling the challenge of balancing sustainability with urbanisation, digitisation and industrialisation Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation has launched a report that reveals 87 per cent of UK organisations find themselves torn between doing the right thing for the environment and meeting the business objectives of today. […]
  • ESP expands range of Aperta Door Entry Kits

    By BSEE on September 13, 2017
    ESP has introduced a range of new door entry kits, which bring together in one handy boxed unit, all the elements required to install a simple video door entry system. Designed for the domestic market, as well as small to medium commercial installations, there are four different video door entry kits in the range, with each one available with either […]
  • Why are my electricity costs increasing?

    By BSEE on September 13, 2017
    Wholesale power prices have been volatile in recent years however they are currently at levels similar to 2013 as the below graph represents. WHY therefore are commercial customers seeing an increase in electricity costs on the bill? Joes Warren, co-founder of ZTP, a strategic energy management consultancy, explains. Answer – “Non- commodity” Costs Within the makeup of a standard electricity […]