Features

  • Julia Evans, BSRIA’s Chief Executive awarded an OBE

    By Debbie Eales on June 15, 2018
    Julia Evans, Chief Executive of BSRIA, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Evans, pictured, joined BSRIA in 2014 and during her time has become one of the most recognised industry figures, using her position to passionately raise awareness of and advance a number of key industry issues such as energy efficiency in the built environment and […]
  • Elmhurst Energy releases series of videos

    By Sarah on June 14, 2018
    Elmhurst Energy, the leading energy performance measurement specialist, has released a series of short videos, which covers its software and training offering. The videos clearly explain to energy assessors and those interested in energy efficiency measures exactly how RdSAP Go, Elmhurst Energy’s leading mobile EPC software, works, as well as what to expect on a training course. Additional videos have […]
  • Late payment ‘tsar’ to speak at BESA Conference

    By Sarah on June 14, 2018
    The 2018 Building Engineering Services Association Conference has started to take shape with high profile sessions already agreed on the technical implications for contractors of the Hackitt Review and how Brexit will affect the building engineering marketplace; along with a number of ‘meet the buyer’ sessions. The one-day conference entitled ‘Engineering the Future’ will take place at the Park Plaza […]
  • Failure to enforce energy efficiency regulations is symptomatic of a broken regulatory framework, says EIC

    By Sarah on June 13, 2018
    Industry group Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) warns of weaknesses in the regulatory framework designed to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings and argues that Brexit should act as a spur to rethink the right combination of policies to reform enforcement systems in its new report, Improving non-domestic energy efficiency after Brexit. The report, one of a series EIC is publishing setting out […]
  • Mayor of London calls for better ventilation in schools

    By Sarah on June 7, 2018
    Improved ventilation systems are one of the measures proposed by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to protect school children from the Capital’s polluted air. The proposals follow detailed air quality audits at 50 schools in London, showing that some school buildings were subject to illegally high indoor pollution. In parallel, an assessment of indoor air quality at five London primary […]
  • Zehnder Group UK opens doors of new Specification Centre in London

    By ZehnderUK on June 7, 2018
    Leading indoor climate solutions provider, Zehnder Group UK Ltd, announces the launch of its new Specification Centre incorporating the Bisque showroom in Islington’s prestigious Business Design Centre (BDC). The centre caters for consultants, architects and interior designers, showcasing Zehnder’s range of indoor climate solutions including radiant heating and cooling products, comfort ventilation systems and radiators. The site is an ideal […]
  • Experts highlight far reaching impact of new EU emission rules on industry and potential risk of fines and disciplinary action

    By Sarah on June 5, 2018
    A leading water and waste water management company is today warning that thousands of British companies face potential fines and disciplinary action, including the closing of facilities highlighted, due to the far reaching effects of the new Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) Experts at Alpheus Environmental, a subsidiary of Anglian Water Group, have warned that many companies are simply unaware of […]
  • Full steam ahead with help from Riello

    By Sarah on June 5, 2018
    Riello has donated an RL34 oil burner to the Internal Fire Museum in Cardigan for use in the first of its steam halls. The burner is fitted to a Beel VFB boiler donated by Cochran UK. The Internal Fire Museum was founded in 2003 to cover the history and use of large engines in the 20th Century. Engines are run […]
  • New research highlights urgency for effective IAQ

    By Sarah on May 31, 2018
    With recent research by the World Health Organisation indicating that 9 out of 10 people across the globe are breathing polluted air, the need for effective ventilation is all the more vital. Chris Jones, product manager at FläktGroup, explains what facilities managers should be investing in to reduce the harmful effects of unclean air. “Whether learning at school or working in an […]
  • Half a million businesses support Aldous Bill

    By Sarah on May 30, 2018
    Support for the Aldous Bill continues to grow, with the significant addition of accounting body the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians). The Bill seeks to end payments being withheld for unreasonable lengths of time and end the risk of losing retentions via contractor bankruptcy. AAT are the 80th body to back the Aldous Bill, bringing the businesses and self-employed professionals the […]