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 4 Aug 2020

BESA backs redundant workers with free SKILLcards

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is supporting redundant workers by allowing them to apply for and renew SKILLcards free of charge. Anyone who suffered redundancy as a result of the Covid-19 crisis since March 1 will have their ... 
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 4 Aug 2020

JTL calls for employers to hire new apprentices following the Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on those employed in the UK, and with the Prime Minister highlighting the unfortunate fact that young people have been hardest hit, leading training provider JTL is encouraging employers to harness the new ... 
 4 Aug 2020

REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE comes to a close

Over a three-year period REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE, funded by the EU - the LIFE programme - sought to incorporate the principles of a blended learning programme in an aim to create standardised training on the safety and containment of low GWP ... 
 4 Aug 2020

Covid magnified the skills gap, but sped up possible solutions

The Covid-19 crisis exacerbated the existing skills gap in the building services sector, but also created new opportunities and accelerated potential solutions, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 24 Jul 2020

Graeme Fox becomes head of technical at BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has announced that Graeme Fox has been appointed as its new head of technical.... 
 24 Jul 2020

BreezoMeter partners with Siemens to improve IAQ

BreezoMeter is excited to announce a cooperation with Siemens Smart Infrastructure, the global leader that intelligently connects energy systems, building technology and industries. The companies are working on a use case to determine the optimal ... 
 24 Jul 2020

‘Colossal’ opportunity in retrofit market according to BESA

The government’s economic recovery plans will create massive demand for residential and small commercial property retrofits, according to the quality assurance and consumer protection scheme Trustmark.... 
 23 Jul 2020

Williams appoints new international sales manager

Robert Purves is joining Williams Refrigeration as the company’s international sales manager. Looking after both Williams and sister company Falcon Foodservice Equipment, he’ll be responsible for export sales, with a remit to focus on the Middle ... 
 21 Jul 2020

Chillventa goes digital in October

From 13 to 15 October, the Chillventa eSpecial will offer the international refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and heat pump community three days of industry knowledge, dialogue and innovation – this year, for the first time, in the form ... 
 21 Jul 2020

REFCOM warns ‘cowboy’ contractors of looming prosecutions

Increasing concern about the continued use of illegally imported refrigerant gas has prompted the UK’s main F-Gas certification body REFCOM to issue a stark warning to ‘rogue’ refrigeration and air conditioning contractors.... 
 21 Jul 2020

Star takes part in a global engineering conference to discuss the latest advances in cooling, heating and power generation 

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) Rankine 2020 Conference is an interactive online event running from 27th to 31st July 2020. Hosted by the Institute of Refrigeration, the IIR conference will feature a series of webinar ... 
 21 Jul 2020

Robinson Facilities Services joins exclusive NHS North of England list of trusted suppliers

Yorkshire-based Robinsons Facilities Services, a commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical repair and maintenance specialist, has joined an exclusive list of firms accredited to undertake work at NHS hospitals across ... 
 21 Jul 2020

TF Solutions joins REFCOM Elite

National wholesaler TF Solutions has become the latest addition to the REFCOM Elite Supplier scheme.... 
 20 Jul 2020

Sustainability Guide puts engineers at the heart of sustainable buildings

An updated guide on sustainability published by CIBSE, empowers engineers to influence the work done and decisions made on building projects, to lead to more sustainable outcomes.... 
 20 Jul 2020

WHO backs industry stance on airborne threat

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has acknowledged the threat posed by airborne transmission of the coronavirus following months of warnings from ventilation and air quality experts.... 
 20 Jul 2020

BPMA joins with Make UK

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has partnered with manufacturers’ organisation Make UK.... 
 10 Jul 2020

New flexible model could boost apprenticeships, says BESA

A more ‘blended’ approach to the delivery of apprentice training must emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 10 Jul 2020

Samsung partners with Etopia

Tech-led smart building company Etopia has signed a partnership to create homes of the future with Samsung Electronics.... 
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