Posts tagged with ‘FETA’

  • Register NOW for the exciting, new Building Services Forum

    By Debbie Eales on October 6, 2017
    Registration is now OPEN for the Building Services Forum, a new, one-day CPD-accredited educational event on February 8, 2018 at The Building Centre – which offers easy access by tube or bus from London’s mainline stations. The event is a perfect opportunity for specifiers, installers, architects, facilities managers and building services professionals to learn about the latest products and technologies, […]
  • FETA announces leadership changes

    By Debbie Eales on July 31, 2017
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced changes to its senior positions, with Graham Wright standing down as FETA Chairman, and the British Refrigeration Association (BRA) President John Smith taking over the role. John is technical director for the Beijer Ref UK & Ireland group of companies and has been chairing the Equipment & Components section of the […]
  • New FETA working group and guide offers vital insight into the use of A2L refrigerants

    By Debbie Eales on May 15, 2017
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has established an A2L refrigerants working group and has released a guidance note entitled ‘An introduction to A2L refrigerants and their use in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump applications’. Introduced in 2015, the F-Gas regulation requires the introduction of refrigerants with significantly lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) and will ban new equipment […]
  • Trade bodies will provide vital line of communication with Europe in post-Brexit landscape, says FETA Chairman

    By Debbie Eales on May 2, 2017
    The UK’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe and the need to attract skilled labour from overseas were highlighted by outgoing FETA Chairman, Graham Wright (pictured), during the Association’s annual lunch in London on April 27th. Mr Wright announced that he will be succeeded as Chairman by John Smith of the British Refrigeration Association. Here is Mr Wright’s speech in full. In […]
  • HPA and FETA call on Government to devise climate action plan

    By Debbie Eales on March 30, 2017
    The Heat Pump Association (HPA) and The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) have joined other leading organisations in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP. The joint letter urges the UK Government to use its forthcoming plan to reduce carbon emissions, now confirmed to be called the ‘Clean Growth […]
  • Commissioning given a voice at this month’s Building Services Summit

    By Debbie Eales on November 7, 2016
    The Commissioning Specialists Association (CSA) will be participating in this month’s Building Services Summit, where it will be putting the role of commissioning ‘centre stage’. Held at the British Library, London, on 23rd November, this summit aims to provoke discussion about key factors affecting the industry today. Building services equipment is responsible for over 80% of energy consumption in commercial […]
  • FETA calls for a balanced approach to BREXIT

    By Debbie Eales on October 5, 2016
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is calling on the Government to think carefully about any potential changes to agreed policies, regulations or directives, following the vote to leave the EU. The industry body strongly believes that trade associations can help to retain links to important groups within Europe, channelling information on product standards or potential changes to regulations. […]
  • The Building Services Summit 2016 announces new speakers

    By Debbie Eales on August 9, 2016
    New speakers have been announced for the Building Services Summit 2016 which has been launched by the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA), Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and Electrical Contractors Association (ECA). The event, which takes place on 23rd November 2016, at the British Library, London, will give attendees an opportunity to share ideas by taking part in lively and […]
  • New faces at FETA

    By Debbie Eales on May 28, 2015
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced the arrival of Martyn Cooper and Teresa Osborne. Martyn joins FETA from Mexichem Fluor to take on the role of Commercial Manager. Martyn worked for Mexichem (and its antecedents, Ineos Fluor and ICI) for over 35 years in a variety of plastics and chemicals businesses. For the last 22 years he […]
  • FETA Chairman raises concerns about training and BIM

    By Debbie Eales on April 17, 2015
    Mike Lawrence, Chairman of the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA), expressed concerns about BIM and the availability and appropriateness of training, when he spoke at the Federation’s annual lunch in London on April 16th. He told guests: “All the Associations have been working to try to understand what is required of them for BIM and preparing to be in […]