Industry News

  • Lively new Forum opens the debate about current and future building services technology

    By Debbie Eales on February 13, 2018
      The first Building Services Forum delved into wide ranging topics from energy management and utilities legislation to low carbon plant rooms, control systems and internet based connections, data analytics and the role of data in managing buildings, the challenges of BIM, wellbeing of occupants and protecting against cyber attacks. Debbie Eales reports.   Delegates at the inaugural Building Services […]
  • An action-packed three days for visitors and exhibitors at HVAC & Refrigeration Show

    By Debbie Eales on February 6, 2018
    The biennial HVAC & Refrigeration Show enjoyed a successful three days at its new venue, London’s ExCel, from January 23rd to 25th, with more than 3,000 visitors attending. Visitors were able to explore thousands of products on offer from market-leading companies under one roof, providing an inclusive hub for all refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump requirements. The […]
  • The CIPHE offers support to Carillion apprentices

    By Debbie Eales on February 6, 2018
    Following the demise of Carillion plc, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is offering apprentices affected by the company’s collapse complimentary Trainee Membership and proactive support in finding other potential employers. Tim Sainty, Membership Director for the CIPHE said: “CIPHE is devoted to professionalism and standards in the plumbing and heating industry, so to see apprentices learning […]
  • Triveneta admits production fault in flexible cord

    By Debbie Eales on February 6, 2018
    Italian cable company, La Triveneta Cavi (LTC), has confirmed it experienced a production fault last year that resulted in flexible cord cable, with exposed copper conductors, on sale in the UK, reports the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). The cables, which failed the British and European Standards flex test, were found on sale following random market place sampling by the ACI. […]
  • Hurry, book your place today

    By BSEE on February 5, 2018
    Join us at the first-ever Building Services Forum to hear experts talking about that the subjects that matter you: When: This Thursday (February 8) Where: The Building Centre, London. The day will include nine CPD seminars, including: – How BMS can future-proof your investments – Walking the legislation tightrope to mitigate unnecessary business costs – Developing intelligent and interactive HVAC pipe networks […]
  • Jeff Kerridge joins Marshall-Tufflex as Regional Sales Manager in the North

    By Debbie Eales on January 30, 2018
    Cable management specialist Jeff Kerridge (pictured) has joined Marshall-Tufflex as its new Regional Manager for the North. Having worked in the industry for 34 years, Jeff joins the Sussex-based manufacturer from Marco. He brings with him focused industry experience, great contacts and a wealth of product knowledge. He will be leading a team of seven Area Sales Managers working with […]
  • Dynamic cable to connect Kincardine floating offshore wind farm

    By Debbie Eales on January 26, 2018
    Project marks Prysmian’s entry into floating offshore wind farm sector Prysmian Group, a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm to mainland UK. This is the Group’s first cable project for a floating […]
  • Ingersoll Rand acquires European temperature control and HVAC solutions provider ICS Group Holdings Ltd

    By Debbie Eales on January 26, 2018
    Ingersoll-Rand plc, a global leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, UK-based ICS Group Holdings Limited (ICS Cool Energy). ICS Cool Energy will be part of the company’s commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) business. ICS Cool Energy is a privately owned temperature control and HVAC solutions and services company that specialises in temporary rental of energy efficient […]
  • OBITUARY: Airedale announces the passing of co-founder Peter Midgley

    By Debbie Eales on January 26, 2018
    Leeds-based air conditioning manufacturer, Airedale International, has announced the death of its co-founder, Peter Midgley, on January 11. Peter, who established Airedale in 1974 with fellow Yorkshireman, Alan Duttine OBE, was joint managing director until the sale of the business to Modine Manufacturing in May 2015. Airedale began life operating in Batley, before moving to premises off the Leeds West […]
  • Ecobuild keeps finger on the pulse of industry issues with new sustainability showcases for 2018

    By Debbie Eales on January 26, 2018
    A series of exclusive Sustainability Showcases is set to be launched at ecobuild 2018 (6-8 March, ExCeL, London) as new owner, Futurebuild Events Ltd, looks to put sustainability back at the heart of the industry-leading event. Following its acquisition of ecobuild, Futurebuild Events called on industry to provide feedback, input and support to collaboratively shape ecobuild 2018 and ensure the […]