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 5 Oct 2021

UK trades businesses bounce back from Covid, but soaring costs mean one-in-eight fears failure within a year

Demand for UK trades has boomed since the end of the initial lockdown in July 2020. Plumbers, electricians, building-maintenance firms and other trades making up the UK’s 1.3-million-business field-service sector have seen their workloads increase ... 
 Jack Govers.
 4 Oct 2021

A-Gas appoints Jack Govers as chief executive

A-Gas has announced the appointment of Jack Govers as chief executive officer of the A-Gas Group.... 
 4 Oct 2021

Free service aims to clear up apprentice confusion

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a free advisory service to help employers and potential apprentices navigate the increasingly complex recruitment and training process.... 
High impact reforestation program - Nicaragua.
 4 Oct 2021

Kooltech becomes a carbon neutral organisation

Kooltech has partnered with Carbon Neutral Britain to measure and offset its carbon footprint and to become a Certified Carbon Neutral Business.... 
L-R Scott Kavanagh, Ilias Katsoulis, Dougie Stoddart.
 30 Sep 2021

Stoddart retires from Hubbard Products

Hubbard Products has announced that as of 1 October, Dougie Stoddart is retiring as commercial director after 34 years of continuous service.... 
 29 Sep 2021

Smith Brothers branch network continues to grow

SBS Sheffield has recently opened with regional branches in Cambridge and High Wycombe coming soon. Smith Brothers’ network will then consist of 17 branches situated across the UK.... 
A Flynn marine refrigeration engineer on site.
 29 Sep 2021

Green Point UK expands support for marine sector

Green Point UK, Bitzer UK's compressor remanufacturing and services arm, has launched a cooperation initiative with leading marine specialist Flynn Refrigeration to expand operations in the shipping sector.... 
 29 Sep 2021

REFCOM welcomes £1m penalty for F-Gas offender

The UK’s primary F-Gas register REFCOM has welcomed the Environment Agency’s decision to hammer a company with a fine of more than £1m for breaching the F-gas Regulations.... 
 29 Sep 2021

ICCC2022 to be held as a virtual conference

The 7th IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain will now be held from 11 to 13 April 2022 as a virtual event allowing even more delegates to take part in this highly topical conference.... 
 29 Sep 2021

BESA calls for practical response to WHO targets

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed tough new air quality targets contained in updated World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines but stressed the need for indoor targets to be practical and affordable.... 
 20 Sep 2021

George Clarke leads growing cast at BESA Conference

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has confirmed a series of top speakers for its 2021 National Conference taking place online on 3 and 4 November.... 
 16 Sep 2021

Davis Commercial Services acquires Alan Bush Installations

Specialists in supply chain solutions for commercial refrigeration, Davis Commercial Services (DCS), has acquired Alan Bush Installations. The agreement expands the company's offering to its customers, who now have access to an enhanced range of end-... 
Steve Rhodes.
 16 Sep 2021

New training manager joins Unitherm

Unitherm Heating Systems, a distributor of air source heat pumps and ancillary heating products in the UK and Ireland has appointed Steve Rhodes as the new training manager for the Unitherm Training Centre.... 
 16 Sep 2021

Armstrong expands with Droitwich site

Armstrong Fluid Technology marked the latest phase in its UK expansion with the official opening of a new Systems Manufacturing Centre at Pointon Way, Droitwich.... 
 14 Sep 2021

Entries now open for 2022 ACR News Awards

The ACR News Awards - a leading scheme for the recognition of excellence and innovation from across the air conditioning and refrigeration sector - are back for 2022.... 
 10 Sep 2021

SKILLcard launches industry placement card

Engineering Services SKILLcard has launched a card specifically designed for the growing number of students who need access to construction sites to complement their classroom-based learning.... 
 9 Sep 2021

Eurovent spotlights AHU corrosion protection

The Eurovent Recommendation 6/16 has recently been published and is freely available. Developed by the Eurovent product Group ‘Air Handling Units’ (PG-AHU), this Code of Good Practice focuses on the corrosion protection of air handling units.... 
 9 Sep 2021

New IOR Guidance note available

The IOR has released a new guidance note on the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations and Pressure Equipment Directive (GN36) outlining the requirements for installers of RACHP systems.... 
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