Posts tagged with ‘BSRIA’

  • 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 […]
  • BSRIA extends scope of its UKAS accreditation for hot water heat pumps testing

    By Sarah on May 13, 2019
    BSRIA has successfully extended the scope of its UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation to include testing of domestic hot water heat pumps in accordance with BS EN 16147:2017. BSRIA provides testing of domestic hot water heat pumps to determine thermal performance and provide test results suitable for applications including the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), Heat Pump Keymark and the […]
  • BSRIA confirms speakers for prestigious industry event

    By Sarah on April 29, 2019
    Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing society now. It is “high on the agenda” of personal and public issues. Only last week the Extinction Rebellion protested in central London to highlight its climate change concerns with the decision makers. While, Sir David Attenborough’s BBC1 documentary programme: Climate Change – The Facts, took an urgent look at the […]
  • BSRIA’s Mike Smith wins ACR News Alan Moor Award

    By Sarah on March 26, 2019
    Hot-on-the-heels of BSRIA’s Engineering Director, Mike Smith, being made an Honorary Member of BSRIA, he has added to this accolade by being awarded the ACR News Alan Moor Award at a ceremony held on Thursday 21st March in London. Mike was presented with this distinguished honour in front of 250 guests at the ACR News Awards ceremony at London’s Tower Hotel. The […]
  • BSRIA will be attending & supporting 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

    By Sarah on January 2, 2019
    BSRIA is proud to be attending and supporting the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta running from Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th January 2019 in Atlanta and urges members and industry alike to attend to meet BSRIA experts. BSRIA will be staging an industry presentation event on Monday 14th, repeated on Tuesday 15th January, on global HVAC trends, as a part […]
  • Seven steps for survival: How stay cool in buildings in the heatwave

    By Sarah on August 6, 2018
    With the current 2018 record-breaking summer heatwave stretching on into August, BSRIA has created a seven steps to surviving in buildings, factory, office and workplace alike guide. The tips are by no means prescriptive – but even adopting a couple of the suggestions could help keep staff cool and, as such, more productive. These are: Installation of external solar shading […]
  • BSRIA welcomes government construction sector deal

    By Sarah on July 9, 2018
    BSRIA welcomes today’s announcement of a new joint government-industry Sector Deal worth £420 million to transform construction through innovative technologies to increase productivity and “build new homes quicker” with “less disruption” with a highly skilled workforce. Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark has said the goals within the deal will be met by focusing on three strategic areas: Digital techniques deployed at all phases of […]
  • Julia Evans, BSRIA’s Chief Executive awarded an OBE

    By Debbie Eales on June 15, 2018
    Julia Evans, Chief Executive of BSRIA, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Evans, pictured, joined BSRIA in 2014 and during her time has become one of the most recognised industry figures, using her position to passionately raise awareness of and advance a number of key industry issues such as energy efficiency in the built environment and […]
  • BSRIA welcomes fair and prompt payment government announcement 

    By Sarah on May 9, 2018
    BSRIA has welcomed the recent announcement by the Cabinet Office Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, to launch a package of “tough” new measures to “level the playing field” for smaller businesses bidding to win government contracts aka issues around fair and prompt payment in the construction supply chain. Proposals will exclude suppliers from major government procurements if they cannot demonstrate […]
  • BSRIA staging 2018 Soft Landings Conference

    By Debbie Eales on April 26, 2018
    BSRIA is staging its third flagship Soft Landings Conference 2018: Soft Landings – a culture for all projects. It will take place on Friday 15th June at RICS in London. Soft Landings is a building delivery process which runs through the project, from inception to completion and beyond, to ensure all decisions made during the project are based on improving operational […]