Wellness trends, such as health tourism and workplace fitness, are having a huge impact across the building services industry. Managers must increasingly consider hot water delivery in a wide range of environments – from office shower facilities to residential gyms and luxury hotel spas.
Pipework – the veins of our buildings
If the building management system is the brains of a HVAC system and pumps are the heart, then the pipework is the cardiovascular system, distributing water, refrigerant, air and gas around the building to ensure it operates effectively.
Legionella bacteria can breed in any stagnant water within the 25oC to 45oC temperature range, doubling in number every eight hours. Public health is just as much at risk from Legionella in private homes and offices as it is in large scale public buildings but there are three major factors that create additional risk in healthcare environments.
Impact of labour shortages worsen for engineering services
The latest engineering services industry survey, backed by leading trade bodies ECA, BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, shows the growing impact rising labour shortages are having on business owners in the sector. This is having a clear knock-on effect on their business performance.
Viessmann Group announces record EUR 4 billion revenue and 19% growth
The Viessmann Group continued to grow in 2022, increasing its total revenue to EUR 4 billion, an increase of 19% over 2021’s turnover of EUR 3.4 billion. In its 105th anniversary year, the family company grew from 13,000 to 14,500 employees.