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Patrick Harvie visits Queens Quay to announce Heat Network Fund.
 24 Feb 2022

300 million Heat Network Fund announced at Queens Quay

Scottish Government Zero Carbon Minister, Patrick Harvie, visited the award-winning Queens Quay district heat pump system in Clydebank on Monday to announce a new £300 million Heat Network Fund to accelerate the roll-out of environmentally-friendly ... 
 24 Feb 2022

Star Refrigeration celebrates GB Curling victories

GB Curling is celebrating unprecedented accomplishments at this year’s Winter Olympics, after bringing home the only medals from the games for Team GB. Glasgow-based company Star Refrigeration is supporting the sport’s growth after helping build ... 
 22 Feb 2022

Podcast: low humidity’s impact on health

Dave Marshall-George, sales director at Condair, has recorded a podcast with BusinessNet Explorer, on the implications low indoor humidity has on our respiratory health.... 
 22 Feb 2022

Mitsubishi Electric to sponsor BESA National Conference

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) National Conference will take place on 20 October at the Novotel Hammersmith hotel in London.... 
 22 Feb 2022

Staff retention is biggest worry for contractors

Finding and retaining skilled tradespeople is the biggest concern for employers across the building engineering services sector, according to a new survey carried out by four industry trade bodies.... 
 18 Feb 2022

Ventilation rates must not be sacrificed for energy efficiency

Changes to the Building Regulations will ensure the need for better ventilation is not compromised by increasingly tough targets for reducing energy consumption, according to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).... 
John Otterson.
 18 Feb 2022

Coolair Equipment granted trademark

One-stop air conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has won a four-year legal battle to secure the rights to the ‘Coolair’ name.... 
 18 Feb 2022

RD&T responds to growing demand for CO2 retail display cabinet testing

Commercial testing and development company, Refrigeration Developments & Testing Ltd (RD&T) have acquired a new CO2 refrigeration system for retail display cabinets after the rapid take-up of CO2 cabinets in retail made it necessary for the ... 
 17 Feb 2022

Daikin Applied steps up use of reclaimed refrigerant

Chillers and heat pumps built at Daikin Applied’s factory in Italy are being charged with reclaimed R-134a as part of the company’s strategy to reduce environmental impact and develop a ‘circular economy’ of refrigerants.... 
 16 Feb 2022

BESA welcomes improved payment times

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed an apparently dramatic improvement in the payment habits of main contractors. About half of large construction firms now claim to be paying their sub-contractors within 30 days or ... 
 16 Feb 2022

Asda chooses high-efficiency CIAT Vectios for store rooftop replacement programme

National supermarket chain ASDA is installing high-efficiency CIAT VECTIOS packaged rooftop cooling units as part of a rolling programme of equipment replacement across its UK estate.... 
 15 Feb 2022

New embodied carbon calculator for building services

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published a digital Embodied Carbon Calculator tool to enable engineers to estimate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical and public health systems in ... 
 15 Feb 2022

ICS Cool energy delivers a record number of ice rinks

ICS Cool Energy, an international market leader specialising in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, has closed the 2021/2022 season with a record number of temporary ice-rink projects ... 
 14 Feb 2022

Successful major order for Engie Refrigeration

Engie Refrigeration GmbH from Lindau on Lake Constance, Germany, has successfully delivered its first major order of 2022 - five thermeco2 high temperature heat pumps are currently being installed for the Osatina Group, one of the leading food ... 
 14 Feb 2022

Call for abstracts now open for the IIR Congress 2023

The call for abstracts for the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration has been launched under the theme 'Towards efficient, controlled and smart refrigeration'.... 
Josie Cheesman, CIBSE Young Engineer of the Year Degree (level 5-7) in 2021. Josie is working as an Apprentice Building Services Design Engineer at WSP.
 14 Feb 2022

CIBSE gains Ofqual recognition

?CIBSE is now recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) as an End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO).... 
 14 Feb 2022

'Cooling matters' is WRD 2022 theme

Food available when and where we choose. Apps that make our cell phones personal assistants and inanimate products SMART. Vaccines to protect us from disease, and medicines to cure disease. Cities thriving in places once inhabitable. They all ... 
Wiktoria Zak.
 9 Feb 2022

Trox celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with new career opportunities

National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 7 to 13 February 2022, brings together businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy. ... 
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