Industry News

  • CSA Conference secures additional industry support

    By Sarah on December 27, 2019
    Scheduled for Wednesday 31 March at The Crystal in London, the first ‘Making Buildings Work’ conference has won the backing from two of the leading names in commissioning. Ashford Environmental Services and Media Control have each agreed to sponsor the event and play their part in helping to highlight the value and importance of good effective commissioning – the progressing […]
  • BPMA Signs Membership Swap with HHIC

    By Sarah on December 27, 2019
    Building on the unprecedented success that the British Pump Manufacturer’s Association (BPMA) has enjoyed over recent months in securing new members, it has recently agreed a reciprocal membership agreement with the Heating & Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC). The HHIC ( which has its headquarters in Kenilworth, Warwickshire is the industry voice for the UK domestic heating and hot water industry. […]
  • Managing contractor health & safety in the construction industry: The rising cost of non-compliance

    By Sarah on December 11, 2019
    CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme), the supply chain risk management expert organisation, looks at how the cost of health & safety failings in the construction industry is rising and explains how third party accreditation can help. While prioritising health & safety is a moral obligation for any organisation, it also makes good business sense, especially as the cost […]
  • Ramboll’s sustainable housing project to expand across earthquake-prone regions

    By Sarah on December 9, 2019
    Ramboll engineers and UCL scientists have returned from building sustainable bamboo houses in Lombok, Indonesia, with their work set to continue back in the UK. Volunteers from engineering and design consultancy Ramboll have returned from the island of Lombok where they have been working alongside University College London (UCL) and a local NGO to construct safe, sustainable houses after multiple […]
  • Powerstar is an innovation winner with Wates

    By Sarah on December 5, 2019
    Leading manufacturer of integrated smart energy solutions, Powerstar, has been chosen by Wates Sustainable Technology Services – part of the Wates Group – as an innovation partner. The partnership will help enable Wates’ customers to implement Powerstar’s leading energy saving technologies into projects with support from industry experts. Since 2001, Powerstar has helped thousands of businesses reduce their electrical consumption […]
  • Rapidly expanding RSK acquires Silcock Leedham Group

    By Sarah on December 4, 2019
      RSK, one of the UK’s leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services consultancies, has acquired the consulting engineering practice Silcock Leedham Group. The acquisition, announced today, is RSK’s eighth of the financial year and will see the group’s three businesses, Silcock Leedham Consulting Engineers, Zero Energy Design and Verisys, join RSK. Founded in 2001, Silcock Leedham Group is a […]
  • 2019 ‘a turning point’ for the lighting industry

    By Elizabeth Jordan on November 29, 2019
    A strong rebooking rate of over 50 per cent at the LuxLive 2019 exhibition has defied the general economic narrative and demonstrated a confidence in the widely-anticipated recovery of the lighting market, organisers of the show said today. LuxLive, top, and lightspace, above, featured a newly launched VIP meeting programme which was widely received with commendation by the targeted buyers […]
  • NIBE Energy Systems welcomes publication of the Heat Pump Association

    By Sarah on November 26, 2019
    Today the Heat Pump Association published a new policy paper which sets out a clear roadmap for the role of heat pumps in delivering a net zero future. NIBE Energy Systems as a member of the Heat Pump Association have fed into the development of this paper and welcomes its publication. The report stresses the urgent need to increase the […]
  • AEMT Awards 2019 winners announced

    By Sarah on November 26, 2019
    The Winners of the 2019 AEMT Awards were announced during a Gala Presentation Ceremony in Coventry on Thursday 21st November. Attended by some 200 people from across the electrical and mechanical trades arena, the evening once again proved to be a wonderful evening of reward and celebration. In just its third outing, having only been launched in 2017, this year’s […]
  • Engineers Without Borders UK launches Engineering for People Design Challenge 2020

    By Sarah on November 25, 2019
    Engineers Without Borders UK, part of an international movement putting global responsibility at the heart of engineering, has launched the 2020 cycle of the award-winning Engineering for People Design Challenge in partnership with Engineers Without Borders South Africa and Engineers Without Borders USA. The unique competition engages first and second-year university students to consider the social, economic and environmental impact […]