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News Archive - October 2021

BESA welcomes Budget boost for green skills 28 October 2021

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has applauded the Chancellor for setting aside £3.8bn for education and skills with particular focus on additional support for SMEs and the creation of new T-levels to help young adults take up ...


Mitsubishi Electric takes headline role at BESA National Conference 28 October 2021

Mitsubishi Electric will be attending the upcoming BESA National Conference on the 3 and 4 November as headline sponsor, and will be hosting a roundtable discussing the implications that the changing role of offices spaces has for building services....


Toshiba sponsors Premiership Rugby Union Club Sale Sharks 28 October 2021

Toshiba Air Conditioning has agreed to be the official big screen sponsor for the Sale Sharks rugby team for the 2021-2022 season....


Climalife launches new branding 25 October 2021

Climalife has rebranded with a new element alongside it's classic blue logo....


IOR sets up network for RACHP ambassadors to promote careers in cooling  25 October 2021

The IOR is inviting anyone interested in sharing their experience of the fantastic career opportunities available to join a new LinkedIn Group -RACHP STEM – raising awareness of careers in cooling....


Besa National Conference full programme announced 21 October 2021

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has now announced the full line-up of speakers for its 2021 National Conference taking place online on November 3 and 4....


SophiA starts sustainable solutions project for Africa 21 October 2021

SophiA, a new EU funded project aims to provide sustainable off-grid solutions for pharmacies and hospitals in Africa which includes cooling facilities using natural refrigerants....


Student prizes on offer for best technical paper on sustainable cold chains 20 October 2021

As organisers of the 7th IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain the Institute of Refrigeration is delighted to announce the launch of a student prize, which will encourage researchers to contribute their work to the ...


Return to normal sees long-term frozen food growth slow 19 October 2021

Frozen food sales remain buoyant despite consumers returning to pre-pandemic shopping habits, according to the latest 52-week Kantar data from the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF)....


Bundy forges ahead towards greener cooling 19 October 2021

Refrigeration specialist Bundy Group (Bundy) is heading towards greener cooling after conducting a worldwide audit of its operations. The business was supported by HSEQ specialists Quensh to analyse its operations over a six-month period....


Eurovent certifies air cleaners 15 October 2021

The 1st Eurovent certificates for Air Cleaners have been granted by Eurovent Certita Certification in September 2021 to three independent air cleaners with clean air efficiencies for particles, gaseous pollutants, microorganisms, and allergens....


Skills crunch keeps contractors awake at night 14 October 2021

Rising costs and a shortage of skilled people are giving building services contractors sleepless nights, according to a new business survey....


Actuate UK joins forces with Welsh business to promote project bank accounts 08 October 2021

Actuate UK has been working with Welsh Construction Forum and the Welsh Government on practical measures to help increase the adoption of project bank account (PBAs) across public sector contracts. The easy ‘how to’ guide – which is now published ...


Isentra opens new manufacturing facility 07 October 2021

Industrial refrigeration and heat pump specialist Isentra has opened a new manufacturing facility to consolidate its manufacture of CO2 refrigeration and heat pump plant machinery for the commercial and industrial sectors....


Kershaw Group welcomes in new directors 07 October 2021

The Kershaw Group, a building services company based in Cambridge and Oxford, has appointed two new directors. Paul Oakman has joined as managing director and Kate Deveraux as finance director....


UK trades businesses bounce back from Covid, but soaring costs mean one-in-eight fears failure within a year 05 October 2021

Demand for UK trades has boomed since the end of the initial lockdown in July 2020. Plumbers, electricians, building-maintenance firms and other trades making up the UK’s 1.3-million-business field-service sector have seen their workloads increase ...


A-Gas appoints Jack Govers as chief executive 04 October 2021

A-Gas has announced the appointment of Jack Govers as chief executive officer of the A-Gas Group....


Free service aims to clear up apprentice confusion 04 October 2021

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a free advisory service to help employers and potential apprentices navigate the increasingly complex recruitment and training process....


Kooltech becomes a carbon neutral organisation 04 October 2021

Kooltech has partnered with Carbon Neutral Britain to measure and offset its carbon footprint and to become a Certified Carbon Neutral Business....


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