Installation News

  • BESA publishes district heating standard

    By Debbie Eales on January 10, 2017
    The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has been chosen to publish the UK’s first test standard for Heat Interface Units (HIUs). This new standard is regarded as an important step towards improving the overall performance of British district heating schemes and has been adopted from a test regime developed by energy consultancy FairHeat. HIUs are key components of heat networks, […]
  • OFTEC rolls out commercial assessment course in response to demand

    By Debbie Eales on December 15, 2016
    OFTEC’s new commercial assessment course, which covers the servicing and commissioning of multi stage burners used in many light and medium commercial heating systems, is now available at 11 training centres across the UK and Republic of Ireland. OFT 10-201 is proving popular both with technicians moving into commercial work for the first time, and those who are already working […]
  • Inspiration is key theme at CIBSE Conference

    By Debbie Eales on September 12, 2016
    Performance, Inspiration and Aspiration are the keywords behind the 2016 Building Performance Conference and Exhibition, organised by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) as it officially launches this year’s programme. Following on from CIBSE President John Field’s promise to inspire engineers to ‘talk the talk’ and fight for their place at the heart of modern life, this Conference […]
  • ILEVE inaugurates new Chair at 5th AGM

    By Debbie Eales on September 5, 2016
    The Institute of Local Exhaust Ventilation Engineers (ILEVE) has sworn in its first female Chair Jane Bastow, five years since the Institute was founded in 2011. Jane Bastow is a ventilation engineer with over 30 years’ experience, and Managing Director of P&J Dust Extraction Ltd. She is a founder member of ILEVE, and has been a Vice Chair of its […]
  • ECLYPSE™ transforms Harting Primary School in Petersfield

    By Debbie Eales on July 19, 2016
    Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, is pleased to announce that its innovative ECLYPSE Connected System Controller has been used to provide Harting C of E Primary School in Petersfield, West Sussex with an effective and reliable building management system (BMS). Sussex-based contractors, Advance Electrical Contractors have installed an ECLYPSE IP based control system within the heating […]
  • Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust chooses Remeha boilers as part of refurbishment

    By Debbie Eales on January 5, 2016
    Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, the charity responsible for the stewardship of the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, has installed five Remeha boilers in three of its historic buildings during refurbishment works. The Historic Dockyard is a site of national heritage importance. From Tudor times to the 20th century, Chatham Dockyard played a vital role in supporting the Royal Navy, building, […]
  • Celebrating construction’s Young Achievers

    By Debbie Eales on October 20, 2015
    Charity Construction Youth Trust has launched its 5th annual awards scheme The Duke of Gloucester’s Young Achievers Scheme 2016. The Duke of Gloucester’s Young Achievers scheme is a great opportunity for exceptional young professionals under 30 working in construction and the built environment to be commended and celebrated for their achievements. There are five categories to enter: Construction Delivery Design, […]
  • Air conditioning refurbishment at the Coca-Cola London Eye

    By Debbie Eales on March 17, 2015
    Temperature control specialist, Dunham-Bush Ltd – working alongside the Sweett Group – has recently upgraded the 32 capsules of the London Eye with a temperature control solution. Dunham-Bush MD, Mike Holding, explains: “Each eight metre capsule needs specific environment-control requirements depending on time of day, number of passengers and prevailing weather conditions as the London Eye rotates. The ride is […]
  • Dedo lights light up galleries for auctioneer, Phillips

    By Debbie Eales on January 15, 2015
    When auctioneer Phillips moved to a new purpose-designed HQ in London’s Berkeley Square they commissioned two new high-spec gallery spaces and turned to Dedo Weigert Film GmbH, Munich, to supply state of the art lighting fittings. The innovative lighting system was specified in-house by Phillips’ Gallery Manager Ian Bell working closely with Ossie Jung of Prolight Direct. The fittings were […]
  • Fruit and veg store energy costs cut by 25 per cent with RDM controls

    By Debbie Eales on December 8, 2014
    Intelligent controls from Resource Data Management are saving fruit and veg distributor Sharrocks 25 per cent in refrigeration running costs at its new fresh produce facility. The cold store, at the company’s headquarters near Preston, is being cooled with a custom built, high efficiency refrigeration system equipped with the latest RDM control and monitoring systems. The system was designed and […]