• Toshiba launches new website for rapid access to customer support and technical data

    By Sarah on December 4, 2018
    Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched an updated website that gives customers quick access to the company’s comprehensive range of product support, training and technical resources. Toshiba Air Conditioning UK is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. David Dunn, managing director of sales for TCUK Ltd, said: “We have a simple philosophy at […]
  • Distech Controls hosted Canadian Ambassador at the European Head Office in Lyon

    By Sarah on November 27, 2018
    Distech Controls, an innovation leader connecting people with intelligent building solutions, hosted the Canadian Ambassador Isabelle Hudon at the company’s European headquarters in Brignais, France on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The Canadian Ambassador is in Lyon to meet with those engaged in the Canada-France relationship, notably on the occasion of the inauguration of the new consulate of Canada and of […]
  • ErP – We are ready

    By Sarah on November 20, 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, […]
  • BOC launches new campaign to encourage customers to order their gas online

    By Sarah on November 19, 2018
    BOC, the UK and Ireland’s largest provider of industrial, welding and specialist gases, is raising awareness of its online ordering service through a new nationwide campaign, ‘Stop gassing, start clicking!’, which asks businesses to switch from phone to online ordering. BOC enables its customers to control every aspect of their account at the click of a button, from managing their […]
  • Panasonic Hybrid VRF wins HVR Award

    By Sarah on November 19, 2018
    Panasonic are delighted to be titled the Commercial/Industrial Heating Product of the Year winners at the recent HVR Awards with their Hybrid VRF solution, in addition to receiving the Highly Commended Award for nanoe X in the Commercial Air Conditioning Product of the Year (AC Systems) category. The 2018 HVR Awards Judging Panel remarked, “The Panasonic Hybrid VRF is a […]
  • Introduction to the new ISO 16890 filtration standards

    By ZehnderUK on November 19, 2018
    How have the standards changed since EN 779 The new standard, ISO 16890 (ISO), supersedes the previous standard EN 779, with regard to filter assessment and classification since August 2016 and was published in 2017. It officially replaced EN 779 when it came into force on the 1st of July 2018. ISO tests the performance of the filters and their ability to filter […]
  • NAADUK Chief presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

    By Sarah on November 15, 2018
    The president of leading industry organisation NAADUK has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Peter Reid was recognised for his long career in the ductwork and air hygiene industry and his work with the National Association of Air Duct Specialists (NAADUK) which he, chairman Jonathan Brennan and other experts in the field set up in a bid to improve […]
  • Patch available for high risk security vulnerability discovered in Sauter CASE Suite building automation software

    By Neil Mead on November 12, 2018
    Applied Risk researcher, Gjoko Krstic, has identified a security vulnerability in the Sauter CASE Suite, a software package used to handle building automation projects with energy-efficient strategies and methods. The impact of this vulnerability is that an unauthenticated user can craft a malicious XML data file that allows them to access sensitive information or configuration files, potentially impacting the availability of […]
  • Businesses take note – ECA scheme closure looming, warns Remeha

    By Neil Mead on November 8, 2018
    As part of the 2018 Budget, the Chancellor has announced the closure of the enhanced capital allowances (ECA) scheme from April 2020. Businesses looking to invest in energy efficiency measures should plan now to take full advantage of tax relief opportunities, says Remeha. The Government’s measure to close the enhanced capital allowances scheme will end the first year allowance on […]
  • SCA signs up to support 100% Hackitt initiative

    By Sarah on November 7, 2018
    The Smoke Control Association (SCA) has declared its backing for a new industry initiative launched to encourage the government to deliver on all of the recommendations laid out in Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety processes. The 100% Hackitt initiative, introduced by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British Board of Agrément (BBA), […]