Industry News

  • BESA welcomes planned review of building regulations

    By Debbie Eales on July 18, 2017
    The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed BBC reports that a full review of the Building Regulations will be carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy (pictured). Chief executive Paul McLaughlin said BESA had been flagging up weaknesses in the regulatory framework for many years and had long been a champion of tighter enforcement. Reports suggest […]
  • District heating is hot topic at REHAU workshop

    By Debbie Eales on July 18, 2017
    REHAU’s District Heating Workshop in Birmingham was a sell-out, with delegates from across the Midlands discovering more about the benefits and practicalities of district heating. The free workshop in June was attended by consultants, contractors, local authorities, developers and housing associations, and featured a number of industry experts each talking about a different aspect of district heating. Speakers on the […]
  • SES appointed to install over 500 prefabricated service cupboards on landmark Canary Wharf residential projects

    By Debbie Eales on July 17, 2017
    SES Engineering Services (SES), has won a £multi-million  contract to install 519 of its award-winning* prefabricated service cupboards on a dual residential scheme at the New District of Canary Wharf, at the 42-storey residential building, 10 Park Drive and a 14-storey private rental development. SES has been appointed by Canary Wharf Contractors Limited and started work on site in early […]
  • Here come the girls…new look BSEE wins award

    By Debbie Eales on July 17, 2017
    The BSEE team received a ringing endorsement of their efforts over the last year, when they picked up the “Most Improved Magazine” award at the Datateam Business Media Ltd awards event on July 14th. The awards, which recognise excellence across Datateam’s industrial portfolio, were held at The Big Cat Sanctuary*, in Smarden, Kent. Pictured here, left to right are: Lauren […]
  • Global FM provider Servest acquires stake in Getronics

    By Debbie Eales on July 13, 2017
    International facilities management provider Servest has partnered with Bottega InvestCo, in the acquisition of integrated ICT services company Getronics. The transaction, supported by Investec, will enable Servest to play a leading role in the workplace technology market and provide a seamless FM and mobile technology offering. It comes at a time when workplace management is increasingly focused on digital transformation […]
  • Deadline for HVR Awards entries extended to July 28

    By Debbie Eales on July 5, 2017
                The deadline for this year’s prestigious HVR Awards has been extended to Friday, July 28. From the new ‘Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year’ category to the returning ‘Trainee of the Year’ accolade, the 2017 HVR Awards will shine a light on all of those who go the extra mile. Entering this year’s awards is easier […]
  • World first biophilic design research project connects buildings with nature

    By Debbie Eales on July 5, 2017
    A live office refurbishment will provide environmental and human data as evidence for positive health and wellbeing impacts on office occupants BRE are today (July 5) launching The Biophilic Office project – a ground-breaking office refurbishment project that will provide quantified evidence on the benefits of biophilic design on health, well-being and productivity of office occupants. The project centres on […]
  • CPN provides lighting controls for new Remembrance Centre

    By Debbie Eales on June 28, 2017
    CPN Lighting has supplied a comprehensive lighting management system for the new £15.7 million Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum. The system uses a range of CPN Lighting’s products to ensure the lighting control is precisely tailored to the needs of each space, whilst minimising the environmental impact of operating the building. The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, opened […]
  • Remeha appoints Chris Meir as new Sales Director

    By Debbie Eales on June 28, 2017
    Commercial heating manufacturer Remeha has appointed Chris Meir as its new Sales Director. The appointment comes as former sales director James Porter takes up a board director position within Euro Gas Ltd, one of Ireland’s leading HVAC providers and a highly-valued Remeha customer. Chris brings a powerful combination of industry knowledge and senior management expertise to the role, gained from […]
  • Power Players entry deadline extended to Friday, July 7

    By Debbie Eales on June 28, 2017
    The entry deadline for the Electrical Contractors’ Association’s new Power Players initiative has been extended to Friday, July 7. The extension allows time for any additional entries to come in from those associated with the ECA and from across the wider industry.   The competition is open to younger people from across the engineering services sector, with the competition creating a […]