Industry News

  • SPIE awarded contract at Arlington’s Gloucester Business Park to design and install incoming building services

    By Debbie Eales on February 23, 2018
        SPIE UK has begun work at Arlington’s Gloucester Business Park, for a building services contract worth close to £2.5m. Arlington is a specialist property company owning, developing and managing business parks across the UK. SPIE provide early stage concepts and budgets to help the Arlington team to secure an end user, and then move on to completely design […]
  • REHAU heads for Wood Heat 2018

    By Debbie Eales on February 23, 2018
    REHAU will be attending this year’s Wood Heat 2018 from 13-14 March as part of its commitment to the UK renewable and district heating sectors. The annual Wood Heat event is organised by the Wood Heat Association in conjunction with the Renewable Energy Association. It brings together the UK biomass and CHP sectors in a unique industry forum and features […]
  • ENGIE acquires Northern Ireland housing maintenance contracts

    By Debbie Eales on February 21, 2018
    ENGIE has reached an agreement to acquire long-term heating and building maintenance contracts with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. The contracts were previously operated by Carillion Energy Services Limited. The contracts include heating maintenance services for approximately 38,000 properties and building maintenance services for approximately 22,000 of those properties. As part of the agreement, ENGIE will offer all employees working […]
  • HS2 awarded first BREEAM Infrastructure certificate

    By Debbie Eales on February 21, 2018
    HS2 has become the UK’s first infrastructure project to be awarded a BREEAM Infrastructure (pilot) Scheme Certificate for its ambitious sustainability strategy on Phase 1 of the project. The assessment demonstrates that HS2 is committed to going beyond enhancement and protection of the environment, to address the key social and economic impacts of the development. It includes features such as […]
  • 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 […]