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 12 Apr 2022

Coolair Equipment expands into Scotland and North East

Air-conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has appointed a new hire to head-up expansion into Scotland and the North East.... 
 11 Apr 2022

Frise joins City of London taskforce 

The City of London Corporation has invited Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) chief executive David Frise to play a key role on a taskforce set up to address skills shortages in engineering and construction.... 
 6 Apr 2022

Book your place now for the International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain

The IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, which takes place online from 11 to 13 April, will feature over 50 presentations, hosted discussions and workshops providing an in-depth overview of cold chain innovation and ... 
 5 Apr 2022

Smart app will boost competence and fight fraud

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has developed a ‘Smart Check’ app to help construction site operators verify the identities and qualifications of more than two million skills card holders.... 
 5 Apr 2022

IOR addressing the challenges of net-zero

The Institute of Refrigeration’s Beyond Refrigeration project has recently been recognised with the Environmental Initiative of the Year Award for 2022 by ACR News for its work on addressing climate change issues and providing a framework for ... 
Dr Dermot Cotter.
 5 Apr 2022

IOR Tech Talk covers hazards and risks associated with co2 systems

With surging demand for sustainable refrigeration solutions, the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) is hosting a Tech Talk webinar on Carbon Dioxide Hazard Assessments and Safety System Requirements. Dr Dermot Cotter, managing director at Star ... 
 4 Apr 2022

PipeSnug secures investment on Dragons’ Den

PipeSnug founders Chris Burdett and Alex Lever have taken BBC One’s Dragons’ Den by storm, pitching PipeSnug and FlueSnug to the famous panel of successful entrepreneurs.... 
 1 Apr 2022

Launch of new guidance on net zero carbon definition

To deliver real progress on net zero, we need to develop a common understanding of what it means for buildings, in practice and in detail. The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and London Energy Transformation Initiative (... 
 1 Apr 2022

Open-access workshops and so much more at the IIR International Conference

The IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, which takes place online from 11 to 13 April, will feature two free-to-attend workshops, as part of its ground-breaking programme of presentations and hosted discussions.... 
 29 Mar 2022

The IOR announces new fellows

The Institute of Refrigeration announced this month that six members would be recognised as Fellows for their leadership, volunteer work and contribution to improving the standing of the RACHP industry. Their short biographies below just scratch ... 
 29 Mar 2022

Rees outlines aims and objectives as president of the BCIA

After taking over from Terry Sharp, Graeme Rees has outlined some of the key issues he would like to address during his tenure as President of the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA).... 
 24 Mar 2022

BESA welcomes Chancellor’s green tax reforms

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has praised Chancellor Rishi Sunak for putting energy and carbon reduction at the heart of his Spring Statement.... 
 24 Mar 2022

Hampshire Refrigeration Society hosts technical breakfast briefing 30 March 2022

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society is hosting a FREE technical breakfast briefing for engineers and technicians on 30 March from 9am to 10.45am where participants will have the chance to sample practical advice from suppliers and manufacturers and ... 
 23 Mar 2022

BESA tightens security following online testing fraud

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) says it has carried out a thorough review of the security procedures behind its online training schemes following the jailing of two construction skills testers last month.... 
 21 Mar 2022

The City of Liverpool College expands courses nationally in bid to create greener future

The City of Liverpool College is expanding its highly successful apprenticeships programme to tradesmen and budding apprentices across the country, as part of its mission to close the skills gap and contribute to a greener future.... 
 21 Mar 2022

Revamped apprenticeship widens career options

A key technical apprenticeship has been revised and updated to improve career development opportunities across the building engineering sector.... 
Graeme Rees.
 21 Mar 2022

Graeme Rees takes over as president of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Graeme Rees as its new president. Mr Rees takes over from Terry Sharp who has held the role for the past two years, while Paul Wetherfield will take Mr Rees' place as vice-president.... 
Dominic Holland presenting.
 18 Mar 2022

ACR News Awards 2022 winners announced

The ACR News Awards 2022 were presented at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London on 17 March. Comedian and actor Dominic Holland presented the Awards supported by the voice of the National Lottery, Alan Dedicoat.... 
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