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Going Underground

21 May, 2024

ABM has announced a significant contract win with Transport for London (TfL) to provide mechanical and electrical (M&E) services across the London Underground network.

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Viessmann Climate Solutions UK has partnered with Edwardian Hotels, one of the UK's leading luxury hotel groups, to deliver significant energy savings across its estate.

The 2024 FETA Annual Luncheon took place on Thursday 11th April and attracted guests from across the heating, ventilation, building controls, refrigeration and air conditioning industries as well as individuals from related institutions, associations, the trade press and Government departments.

Cibse chartered organisations

In a move intended to redefine excellence within the building services engineering industry, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has introduced the CIBSE Chartered Organisation Programme. 

Screwfix

Aspiring heating engineers Dylan Tonge from Bolton, and Ethan Wynn from Buxton, have secured their places in the final of the coveted Screwfix Trade Apprentice award.

The Chief Executive of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), Kate Jennings, joined Shane Dempsey, Secretary General of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering Ireland (ACEI), in Dublin to mark the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two associations.

BMPA Awards

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) returned to the famous St George's Park in Staffordshire on 14th March for the staging of its 2024 Pump Industry Awards presentation evening. 

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Looking into the opportunities presented by heat networks, a new report published paints a contrasting picture amongst investors and developers. 

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With nearly nine out of 10 new school sites above the World Health Organisation (WHO) targets on major air pollutants, Elta is urging decision makers for schools' building services to address the problem through a 'three-step' process to ventilation specification and maintenance.

Haier receiving accreditation.

SGS has presented Haier Air Conditioning with ISO 14067 greenhouse gases product carbon footprint certification for two of its P-series split air conditioners which feature carbon emission reduction technology.

Wilo

Following revelations that the Office of Product Safety and Security (OPSS) found over 85% of domestic heating circulators it inspected last year were non-compliant, distributors and installers are being urged to look out for 'fake' pumps as they could pose a safety hazard to consumers.

A third of people

New research has uncovered the significant influence of air conditioning and ventilation on top-tier hospitality experiences, emphasising the vital role of air as a wellness trend gaining traction within the industry.

Envirovent wins!

EnviroVent is celebrating winning two prestigious regional business awards: The Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Ðand the Insider Media Made in Yorkshire awards.

A new insight study from Siemens Financial Services (SFS) assesses the volume of carbon emissions building owners could save through energy-efficiency-as-a.service schemes.

Atrius

Distech Controls has announced that Atrius, also part of Acuity Brands' Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), has won two awards from leading sustainability media companies Environment + Energy (E+E) Leader and ESG Investing. This is the second year running that Atrius has won the E+E Leader award.

Red tape

The CEO of heat pump manufacturer Aira UK has said the government’s new proposals to scrap planning red tape for the installation of heat pumps in the UK will be a big breakthrough for the industry and consumers – but more policy changes are needed.

NHS Procurement

New procurement rules mean NHS suppliers will need to demonstrate their green credentials so the NHS can achieve its target of becoming net zero for directly-controlled emissions by 2040, with an ambition to reach an 80% reduction in its carbon emissions between 2028 to 2032.

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The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has appointed Stacey Lucas, Commercial and Marketing Director at Sontay, as its new President.

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Liam Elmore has been appointed as General Manager of the low carbon heating and hot water equipment manufacturer Lochinvar.

Campbell Murdoch

 ABM, an integrated facility and aviation services provider, has appointed a new Managing Director and finance leader.

SAndra Warren

Apprenticeship provider JTL has appointed Sandra Warren-Smith as its new National Delivery Director.

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Conex Bänninger, a manufacturer of fittings, valves and accessories, has appointed Mark Oxley as its new Regional Technical Sales Manager for London and the East.

Andy Rowlands

Aztec Solar Energy Ltd, nationwide engineering-led consultancy and installer of bespoke solar photovoltaic (PV) systems (BESS), has appointed Andy Rowlands in a new role as Operations Manager.

Stephen Philsip

The first two keynote speakers have been announced for an annual event being hosted by the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA).

Graeme Fox of Besa

The air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s largest safety register REFCOM has welcomed the successful prosecution of online sales company Appliances Direct (AD) for breaching F-Gas Regulations.

Andy Rowlands

Aztec Solar Energy Ltd, the nationwide engineering-led consultancy and installer of bespoke solar photovoltaic systems (BESS) has appointed Andy Rowlands in a new role as Operations Manager.

Sandra Warren

JTL, a leading apprenticeship provider across England and Wales, has appointed Sandra Warren-Smith as its new National Delivery Director.

Cambell Murdoch

ABM, providers of facility services and solutions, has appointed a new Managing Director and finance leader.

Rina Vidri

Rina Vidri, who leads Primera’s mechanical group, has been being named one of Engineered Systems’ 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC for 2024.

Cressida Curtis of wates

Wates Group, a family-owned development, building and property maintenance company, has appointed Cressida Curtis as its new Group Sustainability Director.

Joe Ash

Ventilation systems manufacturer Domus Ventilation has announced the arrival of three new Contractor Sales Managers.

Simon Lunt

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Simon Lunt as its first Head of Business Development as part of a wider strategic review.

Adam granger of RPS

The winner of the Modern Building Services 2023 Prize Draw has been revealed as Adam Granger of consultants RPS.

TM65

Baxi has announced the ready availability of CIBSE Technical Memorandum 65 Embodied carbon in building services calculation documents for the entire Heatrae Sadia Multipoint electric water heater series.

Tasha Lyth, Sustainability Manager at Gripple

Gripple, which manufactures suspension solutions for construction, has released its 2022 Sustainability Progress Report which reveals that the company has achieved carbon neutral for its UK operations.

Wayne Rose, BPMA Director and CEO.

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has welcomed three new members to its ranks.

Online training

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has introduced mandatory CPD topics for its members.

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Ideal Heating has helped to equip a new £500,000 green energy centre in Merseyside which is seeking to attract fresh talent into the heating industry.

UNiversity of Birmingham project

A suite of ceiling and wall acoustic solutions have been specified for The University of Birmingham’s new landmark Molecular Sciences building, which will provide a hub for research and academic work.

Kensa Heat pumps

A project linking ground source heat pumps to shared ground borehole arrays, which is a first in the UK, has earned two new accolades for the company that developed it.

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Natural ventilation solutions manufacturer Passivent has helped breathe new life into the Grade II listed Matfen Hall in Northumberland

BESA future leaders

The government’s ‘flip-flopping’ on net zero and infrastructure should not be used as an excuse to delay investment that will improve the functionality of buildings, according to President of the Building Engineering Services (BESA), Claire Curran.

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The Commissioning Specialists Association (CSA) 2023 Awards attracted a record number of submissions across the seven main categories, with Roger Carlin of Ashford Environmental Services receiving the Lifetime Contribution Award.

The Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales recently visited technology hub Sustainable Ventures, which is based in London’s County Hall and is the largest of its type in Europe.

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has welcomed the introduction of a new suite of ECS cards for the building controls sector.

Ben Gerry

UK manufacturer Building Product Design Ltd has promoted Ben Gerry to the role of Managing Director following his successful tenure leading the company’s commercial operations.

Lee jodka

GEZE UK, manufacturer of door and window control systems, has appointed Lee Jodka as Area Sales Manager for supply and fit of automatic doors covering London and the South East.

Tim Danson

Multi-disciplinary consultancy Pick Everard has appointed Tim Danson as its new Director of Sustainability and Energy, taking the firm’s total number of directors within the discipline to three.

Artium trio

Martin Watson and Joe McDermott have joined the construction subsidiary of fast-growing Harrogate- based Artium Group from GMI Construction Group.




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Going Underground

ABM has announced a significant contract win with Transport for London (TfL) to provide mechanical and electrical (M&E) services across the London Underground network.