Industry News

  • J S Wright nets contracts worth £8m for Harbour Central

    By Sarah on June 20, 2018
    Building services provider J S Wright has secured two contracts together worth more than £8m for one of London’s tallest and most luxurious riverside schemes. The contractor, which has its headquarters in Birmingham and offices in Bristol and London, will supply and install the mechanical services for the Maine Tower at Galliard Homes’ prestigious Harbour Central development in Canary Wharf. […]
  • Remeha appoints new Home Counties sales manager

    By Sarah on June 20, 2018
    Leading commercial heating manufacturer Remeha is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Spurway as its area sales manager for the Home Counties. With over 13 years’ experience in the HVAC industry, Peter is tasked with using his strong technical and sales skills to support Remeha’s existing and new customers in the region. A committee member for the CIBSE Home […]
  • Hotchkiss Operations Director announces retirement

    By Sarah on June 19, 2018
    After enjoying a hugely successful 50-year career at Hotchkiss, operations director, Chris Beadle has announced his retirement. A long-term champion of the apprenticeship system, Chris’s progression from workshop apprentice through to company director perfectly encapsulates what a successful apprenticeship is all about and has allowed him to pass on his first-hand knowledge and experience to the next generation by assisting […]
  • 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 […]