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Tom Garrigan.
 19 Feb 2021

BSRIA appoints Tom Garrigan as new technical director

BSRIA chairman Tom Smith has announced the appointment of Tom Garrigan as the new BSRIA technical director.... 
L-r: Martin Büchsel and Gianni Parlanti.
 19 Feb 2021

Martin Büchsel takes over as chief sales and marketing officer at Bitzer

Martin Büchsel has been appointed to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Bitzer as of 1 April 2021. He will be replacing Gianni Parlanti who is resigning from the position and returning to his home country as managing director of Bitzer talia at ... 
 19 Feb 2021

Actuate UK welcomes CIBSE guide to embodied carbon in building services

Engineering services umbrella alliance Actuate UK has welcomed the publication of guidance from Actuate UK member CIBSE that outlines the assessment of embodied carbon for products that deliver mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) systems.... 
John Clarke.
 19 Feb 2021

Pick Everard picked for London Framework

Pick Everard has added to its framework portfolio following the successful appointment to the City of London Corporation’s project management framework.... 
 10 Feb 2021

New engineering services alliance, Actuate UK, to champion change and collaboration

A new alliance for the multi-billion UK engineering services sector launched today via a virtual industry event. Actuate UK is an alliance of eight leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services. It will deliver ... 
 10 Feb 2021

Airedale rebrands to include Modine

UK-based cooling solutions provider Airedale International is evolving its logo to highlight the relationship with parent company Modine, supporting its business strategy to become a global giant in data centre cooling.... 
 10 Feb 2021

Government to challenge low contract bids

Contractors face “intense scrutiny” if they submit unrealistically low bids for public sector contracts, according to a senior official at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).... 
 3 Feb 2021

UK Heat Pump market set to double in 2021

The Heat Pump Association, which represents around 95% of the heat pump manufacturing market share, has surveyed its members to estimate the supply of heat pumps in 2021. This has revealed that manufactures have placed orders with their supply ... 
Bill Esler.
 3 Feb 2021

Bundy innovation remains the focus of new management team

A new management team will be in place at Bundy Germany in 2021, to make way for a smooth transition after the retirement of the company’s long-standing head of research and development.... 
 2 Feb 2021

WRD supports STEMAZING Inspiration Academy

Alexandra Knight, founder of STEMAZINGKids CIC is launching the STEMAZING Inspiration Academy. This new initiative supports women in STEM to shine as visible role models and inspires young people through fun, interactive online STEM sessions.... 
 2 Feb 2021

BESA launches free heat pump training

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is launching the industry’s only online training course for heat pump installation to help fill a skills gap highlighted by the government’s flagship Green Homes Grant voucher scheme.... 
Richard Ward.
 29 Jan 2021

Daikin appoints SK Sales as MDC partner

Daikin has appointed SK Sales as a new mass distribution channel (MDC) partner in the UK, with the wholesaler now an official stockist of Daikin’s solutions for the air-conditioning sector.... 
 29 Jan 2021

SKILLcard launches ‘academic’ card

One of the construction industry’s largest skills certification registers is launching a special card for engineers with degrees and other higher-level qualifications.... 
Industry experts (l-r) Allan Harper, Peter Dinnage and Dave Richards from Climalife, and Mark Hughes from Chemours will be presenting at this informative session.
 29 Jan 2021

Industry Update – UK Refrigerants Webinar

Climalife UK (IDS Refrigeration) is holding a new webinar which is taking place at 10am to 11am in the UK on Tuesday 23 February.... 
 29 Jan 2021

Construction bounces back but commercial lags behind

The CPA’s latest Construction Industry Scenarios sees a ‘W’-shaped economic recession and recovery as its main assumption, with construction output expected to rise 14% in 2021 and 4.9% in 2022. This takes into account the new lock down restrictions ... 
 26 Jan 2021

CIBSE launches embodied carbon toolkit

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published the building services industry's first toolkit to enable engineers to calculate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical and public health systems in ... 
 26 Jan 2021

IRC briefing: The UK post-EU

On 25 February, the IRC will be hosting a half-day online business briefing covering the questions raised following the departure of the UK from the EU and how the industry is reacting to the new trading relationship with the block. This will be an ... 
Neil Gibbard.
 25 Jan 2021

Gibbard takes the helm at Coolair Equipment

One-stop air conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has announced a restructuring to its board of directors. Neil Gibbard, previously regional director of Coolair’s Midland office, has been appointed managing director, replacing John Otterson ... 
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