Features

  • Energys Group encourages NHS Trusts to take advantage of NEW £46m funding

    By Sarah on October 24, 2018
    Energys Group is encouraging NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts to take advantage of an additional £46m of funding available for LED lighting installations. The funding has been announced by NHS Improvement, and will inject £46m of Public Dividend Capital (PDC) to the NHS Energy Efficiency Fund (NEEF) in order to drive direct energy efficiency in the NHS. LED lighting […]
  • Why occupancy health is so important when considering building design

    By ZehnderUK on October 22, 2018
    When it comes to building houses, a number of factors are deemed important, from using sustainable materials to implementing and maintaining high levels of energy efficiency. Energy, in particular, has been a core focus of the building services and construction industries for a long time, with insulation and air-tightness being pushed right to the top of the agenda. This prioritisation […]
  • ErP – We Are Ready

    By Sarah on October 22, 2018
    Warm air, radiant and heating products are now affected by European regulations. Warm air heaters are subject to Lot 21 of the directive and radiant heaters Lot 20. Minimum efficiencies for warm air is now 72% and radiant heaters is now 74%. Crucially, these minimum criteria are applicable for both new installations and when replacing existing products. As a result, […]
  • Luceco’s Palladium

    By Sarah on October 22, 2018
    Luceco has recently launched a new Modular Downlight addition to their accent and display range. Palladium offers two wattages; 6W at 560Llm and 8W at 730Llm with an efficacy of up to 94Llm/cW, both with 50,000 hours working life. With a die-cast aluminium heat sink and attachments, this modular design allows for many interior decors. Attachments include fixed, adjustable, adjustable […]
  • Trade bodies call on Chancellor to back SMEs in budget

    By Sarah on October 22, 2018
    Ahead of next week’s Budget, BESA and ECA have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond MP to take decisive action to support small and medium sized businesses in the construction and engineering industry. The two leading engineering services trade bodies have issued a five-point plan to the Treasury, calling for the following to be prioritised in the Budget to boost productivity, […]
  • Why make it difficult when it can be so easy?

    By Sarah on October 22, 2018
    Introducing the SYX66x Controller Range from SyxthSense. Understanding the balance of essential features and ease-of-use, the SYX66x range of heating controls from SyxthSense tick all the boxes for small buildings and system installers who need an alternative to the complexities that a fully capable BMS can bring with it. What makes the SYX66x range exceptional is the combination of ease […]
  • Wirelessly interconnected sensor-switched LED diffuser luminaire for modernisation and refurbishment

    By Sarah on October 19, 2018
    The new RS PRO Connect 5100 LED sensor-switched diffuser luminaire is installed in next to no time for an energy-efficient, convenient lighting solution to replace an old diffuser luminaire. Existing wiring and drill holes from the lights being replaced can be used for installing the new ones. All of the luminaire’s parameters are easily set via free STEINEL app. Several […]
  • HIU standard gets testing boost

    By Sarah on October 18, 2018
    The UK’s first test standard for Heat Interface Units (HIUs), which is managed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has been revised and updated in response to growing demand from the district heating industry. Two UK-based test houses have now been approved to carry out testing to the standard – BSRIA and Enertek International – in addition to the […]
  • Bathroom solutions manufacturer offers BIM insight and product demos at London Build 2018

    By Debbie Eales on October 15, 2018
    Bathroom solutions manufacturer, Armitage Shanks, is showcasing its washroom ceramics and brassware for the commercial sector on stand E63 at this year’s London Build. As well as live product demonstrations, Ana Martin-Alvarez, European BIM Manager, Ideal Standard, will also be hosting a session on how specifiers can best make use of BIM, outlining the current benefits of the process and […]
  • WorldSkills UK LIVE: Accelerating young people’s careers

    By Sarah on October 11, 2018
    Preparation for the last leg of the SkillFRIDGE competition has begun as the six qualifying apprentices from the national heats hone their skills and sharpen their knowledge in readiness to compete in the SkillFRIDGE final, taking place at WorldSkills UK LIVE. After a period of intensive training with RACHP experts to ensure the competitors can compete according to industry’s stringent […]