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News Archive - August 2018

Engineering services confident despite rising costs 30 August 2018

The latest BESA/ECA/SELECT/SNIPEF quarterly sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore, found that over three in four engineering services organisations (77 percent) say turnover increased or remained steady in Q2 2018, ...


Airedale is preferred Aggreko supplier 30 August 2018

Cooling business Airedale International has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Aggreko, specialist in power, heating and cooling....


CoolKit invests in talent 28 August 2018

An engineering student has been employed at CoolKit on a full-time basis after proving his worth....


BSI makes major energy management revision 28 August 2018

Organisations large and small are facing pressure to cut their energy-use, with demands from governments, regulatory bodies, and consumers increasingly necessitating that every organisation has an energy management policy in place....


Sure Chill to accompany PM on African trade mission 28 August 2018

Cardiff-based technology business Sure Chill joins the Prime Minister on a trade mission to Africa this week, as Theresa May continues to seek trade deals as the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit increases....


New starter at SBS 28 August 2018

Smith Brothers Stores has announced its appointment of a new team member, Jordan Coulson....


Over 200 MPs back Aldous Bill 28 August 2018

Almost one in three MPs (207) now support the Aldous Bill following major efforts by BESA and ECA to secure support for reforming cash retentions in construction....


BPMA supports second EURIS Summit 28 August 2018

As part of its membership of EURIS (European Union Relationship and Industrial Strategy), the BPMA will be represented at the organisation’s second European summit....


New humidification seminar from Condair 28 August 2018

Humidification and evaporative cooling specialist, Condair, is offering a new CIBSE-approved seminar on humidification for facility managers (FM)....


CoolKit to exhibit at Pharmacy Show 28 August 2018

A range of products designed to address the needs of pharmaceutical distributors will be showcased by CoolKit at this year’s Pharmacy Show....


BESA Future Leaders strengthen Mates in Mind charity partnership 22 August 2018

BESA’s Future Leaders came together on 19 July for a productive quarterly meeting which saw the group cement ties with its chosen charity, Mates in Mind....


CESA, CEDA and FCSI unite to arrange foodservice BIM day 20 August 2018

With Building Information Modelling (BIM) having become a critical issue for foodservice equipment suppliers, specifiers, designers and consultants, who must keep up-to-date with rapidly developing software and protocols, CESA, CEDA and the FCSI ...


Brymec appoints valve specialist 16 August 2018

Brymec has appointed Paul Wightman as product development manager specialising in the company’s valve ranges. Mr Wightman ?will add value to Brymec’s overall proposition by providing support and technical insight that will help customers make ...


ACR News Awards – celebrating and inspiring fresh talent 16 August 2018

With entries well underway for the 2019 edition of the ACR News Awards, companies are invited to submit their innovative products, projects and cases of excellence before Friday 19 October 2018....


FläktGroup targets worldwide data centre market growth 16 August 2018

FläktGroup, manufacturer of ventilation and air movement products, has announced the appointment of Yan Evans as Global Director for Data Centre Solutions. The newly-created role reflects the company’s drive for further growth of its data centre ...


FETA announces leadership changes 14 August 2018

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced changes to some of its senior positions, with John Smith standing down as FETA chairman, and Nick Howlett taking over the role....


Titan invests in work experience 14 August 2018

Titan Engineering has appointed Matthew Osborne as its newest trainee sales engineer....


Daikin Applied opens climatic testing centre 10 August 2018

Daikin Applied Europe has launched a Witness Testing service for clients, with a new climatic test chamber designed to accommodate all cooling-specific applications. The new facility, based at Cecchina, near Rome, offers testing to recognised ...


Construction industry begins catch-up 09 August 2018

Activity in the construction supply chain significantly picked up in the second quarter of 2018 as the industry began its catch-up of work lost due to delays related to Carillion and severe weather conditions in Q1, according to a survey of product ...


IOR president named as STEM influencer 06 August 2018

President of the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR), Stephen Gill, has been named as one of the world’s top science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) influencers....


London Refrigeration Society releases meeting dates 06 August 2018

The London Refrigeration Society has released a list of dates for its meetings and talks scheduled to take place during 2018/19....


Nuaire managing director sets out company vision 06 August 2018

With a clear, determined vision of strengthening Nuaire’s reputation for innovation and quality, recently appointed managing director Wayne Glover has already put wheels in motion, investing in engineering and building customer engagement....


JTL backs workwear for women 06 August 2018

Training provider JTL has formed a strategic alliance with a company that is seeking to make it simpler for women to work in the building services engineering sector, by designing workwear especially for women to wear during working hours....


New recruit at Pump House 03 August 2018

Capitalising on a successful year, Pump House has invested in further growth through its appointment of a new area sales manager....


Johnson Controls launches contractor partnership initiative 03 August 2018

Johnson Controls is launching the York Specialised HVAC Contractor (YSC) programme, a training and support initiative offering specialised HVAC contractors the opportunity to grow their business....


Hydronic heat pump market sees strong growth 02 August 2018

BSRIA's Global Heat Pumps study has indicated that sales of hydronic heat pumps progressed at a fast rate in 2017....


CESA Conference to tackle difficult issues 02 August 2018

With a theme of ‘Evolving in a disruptive environment’, CESA’s 2018 Conference will pull no punches in reflecting troubled times – but it will also be looking at ways that the food service industry can survive and thrive....


SEC Group supports Build UK payment publication decision 01 August 2018

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has expressed support for the decision of Build UK to publicise the payment performance of its leading member companies, comprising the largest construction companies in the UK....


Clint and Mexichem to sponsor HFO2018 Conference 01 August 2018

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has announced that Clint and Mexichem will be gold sponsors for first IIR Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants....


LG moves into National Self Build and Renovation Centre 01 August 2018

The Air Conditioning and Energy Solutions division of LG Electronics has moved into the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon....


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