Posts tagged with ‘BSRIA’

  • BSRIA’s Mike Smith wins ACR News Alan Moor Award

    By Sarah on March 26, 2019
    Hot-on-the-heels of BSRIA’s Engineering Director, Mike Smith, being made an Honorary Member of BSRIA, he has added to this accolade by being awarded the ACR News Alan Moor Award at a ceremony held on Thursday 21st March in London. Mike was presented with this distinguished honour in front of 250 guests at the ACR News Awards ceremony at London’s Tower Hotel. The […]
  • BSRIA will be attending & supporting 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

    By Sarah on January 2, 2019
    BSRIA is proud to be attending and supporting the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta running from Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th January 2019 in Atlanta and urges members and industry alike to attend to meet BSRIA experts. BSRIA will be staging an industry presentation event on Monday 14th, repeated on Tuesday 15th January, on global HVAC trends, as a part […]
  • Seven steps for survival: How stay cool in buildings in the heatwave

    By Sarah on August 6, 2018
    With the current 2018 record-breaking summer heatwave stretching on into August, BSRIA has created a seven steps to surviving in buildings, factory, office and workplace alike guide. The tips are by no means prescriptive – but even adopting a couple of the suggestions could help keep staff cool and, as such, more productive. These are: Installation of external solar shading […]
  • BSRIA welcomes government construction sector deal

    By Sarah on July 9, 2018
    BSRIA welcomes today’s announcement of a new joint government-industry Sector Deal worth £420 million to transform construction through innovative technologies to increase productivity and “build new homes quicker” with “less disruption” with a highly skilled workforce. Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark has said the goals within the deal will be met by focusing on three strategic areas: Digital techniques deployed at all phases of […]
  • 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 […]
  • BSRIA welcomes fair and prompt payment government announcement 

    By Sarah on May 9, 2018
    BSRIA has welcomed the recent announcement by the Cabinet Office Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, to launch a package of “tough” new measures to “level the playing field” for smaller businesses bidding to win government contracts aka issues around fair and prompt payment in the construction supply chain. Proposals will exclude suppliers from major government procurements if they cannot demonstrate […]
  • BSRIA staging 2018 Soft Landings Conference

    By Debbie Eales on April 26, 2018
    BSRIA is staging its third flagship Soft Landings Conference 2018: Soft Landings – a culture for all projects. It will take place on Friday 15th June at RICS in London. Soft Landings is a building delivery process which runs through the project, from inception to completion and beyond, to ensure all decisions made during the project are based on improving operational […]
  • BSRIA Brexit survey 2018 results: consistency needed

    By Debbie Eales on April 10, 2018
    A recent Brexit survey conducted among BSRIA members found almost 70 per cent of respondents believe that Brexit has had a negative impact on their business; and that half of those who contributed favour a Swiss model aka soft Brexit. When asked if the Brexit negotiations presented members’ businesses with opportunities in the last 18 months – 63 per cent […]
  • BSRIA celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

    By Debbie Eales on March 8, 2018
    BSRIA is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (NAW 2018) – running from Monday 5th to Friday 9th March 2018 – which brings together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships. And has some exciting schemes that fit under this umbrella. The theme of National Apprenticeship Week 2018 is Apprenticeships Work and showcases how apprenticeships work […]
  • 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 […]