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 5 May 2020

Minister condemns payment abuse

Too many large firms have changed their payment terms during the current COVID-19 crisis to protect themselves at the expense of smaller businesses, according to the Minister for Small Business.... 
 5 May 2020

Aermec becomes CIBSE patron

Aermec UK, manufacturer of air handers, chillers and heat pumps is supporting the building services industry by becoming a CIBSE patron.... 
 1 May 2020

Which? recognises REFCOM certification

According to REFCOM, only refrigeration and air conditioning contractors who hold a REFCOM certificate will appear on the Which? Trusted Trader list from now on.... 
 1 May 2020

Engineering services bodies issue coronavirus site safety guides

Engineering services sector bodies BESA and ECA have jointly developed two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site.... 
 1 May 2020

Covid 19 update: Titan Engineering

Titan Engineering has confirmed that it is business as usual despite difficulties posed by the coronavirus. The company has plentiful stocks in its warehouse and its suppliers in Europe are all open and reported to be working normally.... 
 28 Apr 2020

BESA appoints new membership director

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Jason Hemingway as its new membership director.... 
 28 Apr 2020

SEC Group Wales calls for more measures to help SMEs

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group Wales/Cymru – representing the largest sector (by value) in Welsh construction – has written to the First Minister, Mark Drakeford, urging him to consider more measures to help SMEs.... 
 27 Apr 2020

F-Gas renewals and checks must go on

Mandatory checks of equipment under the F-Gas regulations must continue despite the lock down restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 crisis, according to the UK’s main F-Gas register REFCOM.... 
 24 Apr 2020

Small Business Minister to join BESA webinar

Small Business Minister, Paul Scully MP, will be the guest on the daily COVID-19 webinar hosted by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) on Thursday, 30 April to discuss the government’s support for SMEs in the current pandemic crisis.... 
 24 Apr 2020

2020 Eurovent Summit postponed

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the organisers of the Eurovent Summit have announced the postponement of its upcoming event to 2021. Initially scheduled for September 2020, it will now take place from 12 to 15 October 2021 in Antalya, Turkey.... 
 24 Apr 2020

Samsung appoints new marketing manager

Samsung has further expanded its growing climate solutions team, appointing Jon Brigly as marketing manager for the climate solutions division who will be looking after the heating and cooling campaigns.... 
 23 Apr 2020

Webinar: A2L refrigerants from Climalife

Climalife is organising a webinar for refrigeration installers and technicians on A2L refrigerants, in partnership with Honeywell and Tecumseh, on 7 May.... 
 23 Apr 2020

BCIA launches online training

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has launched an online training programme for its full suite of training courses.... 
 23 Apr 2020

Employers more worried about safety than penalties

Building services employers are more worried about keeping their workers safe than being sued over project delays, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 22 Apr 2020

Interactive, online accredited CIBSE CPDs now available from Panasonic

Panasonic has introduced a series of interactive, online accredited CIBSE CPD courses to enhance skills during these unprecedented times. The CPD courses have been developed by Panasonic and support learning in a variety of heating and cooling ... 
 22 Apr 2020

BESA calls for help with site safety guidance

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) are spearheading work to produce site safety guidance for the mechanical and electrical (M&E) sector and is calling for industry feedback.... 
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 22 Apr 2020

IoR Webinar: The search for the best HFC replacement

Following the success of his presentation on low GWP refrigerants in small air conditioning systems back in November, J&E Hall Gold Medal Winner, Mark McLinden will be giving the talk again as a webinar on 5 May.... 
 21 Apr 2020

Military blueprint points way for industry reform

The military-style planning used to deliver emergency NHS projects during the COVID-19 crisis should be used to inspire long-term industry reform, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
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