• 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Panasonic and Systemair partner to develop integrated HVAC&R solutions

    By Sarah on March 8, 2019
    Panasonic Corporation, the worldwide leader in the development of HVAC&R along with Systemair, the global specialist in ventilation and applied air conditioning technology, today announce a strategic partnership to develop integrated and sustainable solutions for the commercial and residential sectors. The Panasonic/Systemair collaboration will leverage existing technology and expertise from both parties, setting new trends within the European HVAC&R market. […]
  • Explaining the Urban Heat Island Effect: How to Design Heat out of Homes in Urban Areas

    By ZehnderUK on February 4, 2019
    What is the UHI effect, what causes it and why does it matter? And what solutions are available to mitigate the issue? The world is heating up and temperatures are rising globally. With this comes a resulting increase in building temperatures, particularly in urban areas. It seems obvious that in heavily populated towns and cities, buildings will be closer together […]
  • The true extent and costs of poor-quality housing and buildings in the UK

    By ZehnderUK on January 27, 2019
    ‘We must ensure that the homes and buildings we work and live in positively contribute to our physical and mental health instead of diminishing it.’ Jim Shannon MP – Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Healthy Homes and Buildings This quote opens the recent White Paper (Building our Future – Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings) that […]
  • The unforeseen results of the drive for energy efficiency in buildings

    By ZehnderUK on December 12, 2018
    Building design and the renovation of the current housing stock should be holistic; considering elements such as energy efficiency, indoor air quality, ventilation, lighting and acoustics, etc. The health, comfort and wellbeing of residents should be at the heart of good building and infrastructure planning. Jim Shannon MP- Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Healthy Homes and Buildings   Anyone reading the White […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • High expectations for low carbon heat network funds

    By Sarah on November 1, 2018
    REHAU has welcomed the recent launch of the Government’s £320 million Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), which will support the development of new heat networks from 2019. As one of the UK market leaders in district heating pipes, REHAU believes that the announcement will inspire confidence in the UK district heating industry and encourage more developers and specifiers to choose […]