Features

  • UK to end contribution to climate change by 2050

    By Sarah on June 13, 2019
    Following a statement by PM Theresa May and legislation laid by the government yesterday UK is now on the path to become the first major economy to set net zero emissions target in law. The Prime Minister announced yesterday that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050. The statutory instrument to implement this was laid […]
  • Complex climate control in buildings around the globe

    By Sarah on June 12, 2019
    As technology continues to rapidly evolve, across the world we’re experiencing more and more unusual complex buildings and structures being constructed. To go along side these buildings, an increasingly unique set of demands arise for their internal systems, including the vital aspect of climate control. Within this article, we will delve into the various approaches to climate control for advance […]
  • Solar solution ups the ante on LED lighting’s climate credentials 

    By Sarah on May 21, 2019
    In response to growing demand from end user customers for energy efficient products, Light Efficient Design UK is taking LED lighting to new levels of energy and emissions performance. The company’s new an all-in-one solar-powered solution features a solar panel and battery integrated directly into the LED fixture. There is no need for trenching or wiring as the fixture does […]
  • Catapulting new companies into the world of smart heating & cooling

    By Sarah on May 17, 2019
    The Energy Systems Catapult’s Smart Heating & Cooling event staged in Birmingham last week confirmed that in the UK there are a wide range of companies offering innovative heating and cooling solutions, including solar thermal generation, energy storage (including thermal storage), heat pump technology, heat networks and heating as service offerings. BSRIA’s Senior Analyst and smart expert, Henry Lawson, gave […]
  • How to beat stress and keep the mind healthy

    By Sarah on May 13, 2019
    British Safety Council launches wellbeing videos with exercises and advice to help workers beat stress and maintain good mental health. As we enter Mental Health Awareness Week (13 – 19 May), it is still true to say that mental health is considered the poor relation of physical health. Too many people are suffering in silence while at work. The British […]
  • Inspiring learning hub appointment for SES Engineering Services

    By Sarah on May 3, 2019
    Engineering specialist, SES Engineering Services (SES), has announced it has been appointed by main contractor, Multiplex Construction Europe, to work on an inspirational, £90 million learning space for the University of Glasgow. Designed by architects HLM, construction of the seven-storey 16,640sqm new build James McCune Smith Learning Hub, is the catalyst project and the first building to be delivered as […]
  • Fujitsu offers new partner schemes to further support customers

    By Sarah on May 2, 2019
    Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has just launched two new partner schemes, effective from 1 May 2019. ‘Infinity Partner’ and ‘Infinity Partner Elite’ both provide comprehensive training programmes with extended periods of product warranty and further support services to Fujitsu customers. Focusing on education, there is no minimum value of sales to achieve membership. On completion of a number of […]
  • Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

    By Sarah on April 26, 2019
    A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.  Within this figure, the research suggests that even if an extra 5000 new apprentices qualified by 2023 (representing a 33% increase), this would still leave a shortfall of 7,500-10,000 […]
  • Rehau to exhibit range of solutions at Tall Buildings Conference

    By Sarah on April 23, 2019
    Polymer pipework specialist Rehau will be exhibiting a range of products at this year’s Tall Buildings Conference, taking place on April 30 in London.  The conference is set to explore the unique challenges that tall buildings present, from design through to construction, attracting developers, local authorities, architects, investors and planners. The event will also showcase innovative design and building technology […]
  • Bureau Veritas calls on firms to review legionella risk following standard revision

    By Sarah on March 21, 2019
    With regular outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease continuing to dominate the headlines, Bureau Veritas is calling on businesses to review their legionella risk strategy following the recent update to the BS 8580-1 Water Quality standard. Published in January 2019, the revised BS 8580-1:2019 provides the latest guidance on conducting legionella risk assessments – a legal requirement for firms under the Management […]