Features

  • Hevasure wins at the HVR Awards

    By Sarah on October 26, 2018
    Hevasure has scooped Ancillary Product of Year at this year’s HVR Awards, which took place on the 25th October at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel. The award winning product is the latest incarnation of its innovative water monitoring technology, G2. Providing 24/7 real-time data on water condition, Hevasure is revolutionising water system management in closed-circuit systems, allowing small-problems to be identified and […]
  • BBA and LABC’s rallying call for 100% Hackitt

    By Sarah on October 25, 2018
    100% Hackitt – an industry initiative to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith’s report – was launched in Westminster on Monday (October 22) by Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British Board of Agrément (BBA). These two influential organisations have united to bring focus to industry calls for a full adoption of […]
  • 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 […]