• Free F-gas seminar for property owners and engineers

    By Debbie Eales on June 2, 2016
    AirSource is hosting a free seminar discussing the new EU regulations surrounding the move to lower GWP refrigerants. The seminar is aimed at engineers and commercial property owners. Taking place at Spinningfields, Manchester, on Monday, 20th June, the seminar will focus on the changes to the law and what they mean for industry professionals that own, build or install air […]
  • Bridging the skills gap is key for growth, says NAPIT

    By Debbie Eales on April 18, 2016
    While the construction industry is seeing positive growth, various reports are suggesting that the construction skills gap is still holding back businesses from truly taking advantage. NAPIT say that dedicated, industry training courses could be the solution. Construction activity increased for the eleventh straight quarter over the last three months of 2015, but firms are still struggling to recruit the […]
  • New courses from Fujitsu

    By Debbie Eales on August 24, 2015
    Fujitsu has published details of its latest hands-on training courses, running from this autumn through to spring. The 10 courses include two that are new. The courses include an introduction to Fujitsu products and installation, commissioning and troubleshooting of VRF central controllers, splits and multi-splits, VRF and mini-VRF. There are also specialist courses on advanced service and troubleshooting, including Service […]
  • Ariston invests in its future with training and new graduate recruits

    By Debbie Eales on January 5, 2015
    Since moving to a new UK HQ in April last year, Ariston has continued to invest in business development, ensuring a sustained period of growth and success. Building on its recent acquisition of ATAG Heating, the company has recruited six new graduates in its sales, marketing and logistics departments. And there is ongoing investment in a series of nationwide, state-of-the-art […]
  • Training is more important than ever

    By BSEE on January 31, 2014
    In the space of just a few years, there has been a massive escalation in demand for thermal imaging in building science.  There are many reasons for this not least of which is the technology’s eminent suitability for visualising energy loss and the structural faults that cause it, as Jon Willis, ITC Manager, EMEA for Flir Systems explains.   The […]
  • RHI – when will they learn?

    By BSEE on June 28, 2013
    Jeff House, Marketing & Applications Manager for Baxi Commercial, considers the apparent restraints on both contractors and installers able to help implement the achievement of the Government RHI policy aims.  The way in which we design, construct and service our buildings is rapidly changing. Whether brought about by legislative pressure, efficiency savings, incentive schemes or technological advance, the industry is […]
  • Speculate to accumulate

    By BSEE on August 1, 2012
    The energy industry is constantly evolving and for many in the building services sector it can be hard to keep track of the latest product innovations, government legislation and incentives. Here Louise Smith, Customer Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric, highlights the continuing importance of training in the market place, the role it must continue to play and the benefits it […]
  • Go green to win work

    By BSEE on August 1, 2012
    While the launch date of the household version of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) still seems uncertain, the commercial arm has been running for some time now, providing a real boost to businesses that have the right skills to deliver heat-based environmental technologies. Cathryn Hickey, Executive Director of the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, explains why getting the right […]