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 25 Feb 2022

Holland confirmed for ACR News Awards

Award-winning stand-up comedian Dominic Holland will be hosting the 2022 ACR News Awards.... 
L-r: Gary Case and Nigel Palmer.
 25 Feb 2022

PACAIR becomes Trane value added reseller

Trane UK has partnered with national air conditioning distributor PACAIR, with its complete range of heating and cooling products available through following the new Value Added Partnership.... 
 24 Feb 2022

REAL Alternatives webinar

In light of the F-gas regulation revision proposal that is expected in spring 2022, the REAL Alternatives Consortium is hosting an online event on 2 March to present and discuss international training for technicians focusing on flammable ... 
Patrick Harvie visits Queens Quay to announce Heat Network Fund.
 24 Feb 2022

300 million Heat Network Fund announced at Queens Quay

Scottish Government Zero Carbon Minister, Patrick Harvie, visited the award-winning Queens Quay district heat pump system in Clydebank on Monday to announce a new £300 million Heat Network Fund to accelerate the roll-out of environmentally-friendly ... 
 22 Feb 2022

Mitsubishi Electric to sponsor BESA National Conference

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) National Conference will take place on 20 October at the Novotel Hammersmith hotel in London.... 
 22 Feb 2022

Staff retention is biggest worry for contractors

Finding and retaining skilled tradespeople is the biggest concern for employers across the building engineering services sector, according to a new survey carried out by four industry trade bodies.... 
 18 Feb 2022

Ventilation rates must not be sacrificed for energy efficiency

Changes to the Building Regulations will ensure the need for better ventilation is not compromised by increasingly tough targets for reducing energy consumption, according to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).... 
John Otterson.
 18 Feb 2022

Coolair Equipment granted trademark

One-stop air conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has won a four-year legal battle to secure the rights to the ‘Coolair’ name.... 
 16 Feb 2022

BESA welcomes improved payment times

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed an apparently dramatic improvement in the payment habits of main contractors. About half of large construction firms now claim to be paying their sub-contractors within 30 days or ... 
 15 Feb 2022

New embodied carbon calculator for building services

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published a digital Embodied Carbon Calculator tool to enable engineers to estimate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical and public health systems in ... 
 15 Feb 2022

ICS Cool energy delivers a record number of ice rinks

ICS Cool Energy, an international market leader specialising in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, has closed the 2021/2022 season with a record number of temporary ice-rink projects ... 
 14 Feb 2022

Call for abstracts now open for the IIR Congress 2023

The call for abstracts for the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration has been launched under the theme 'Towards efficient, controlled and smart refrigeration'.... 
Josie Cheesman, CIBSE Young Engineer of the Year Degree (level 5-7) in 2021. Josie is working as an Apprentice Building Services Design Engineer at WSP.
 14 Feb 2022

CIBSE gains Ofqual recognition

?CIBSE is now recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) as an End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO).... 
 14 Feb 2022

'Cooling matters' is WRD 2022 theme

Food available when and where we choose. Apps that make our cell phones personal assistants and inanimate products SMART. Vaccines to protect us from disease, and medicines to cure disease. Cities thriving in places once inhabitable. They all ... 
Wiktoria Zak.
 9 Feb 2022

Trox celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with new career opportunities

National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 7 to 13 February 2022, brings together businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy. ... 
 9 Feb 2022

The IOR launches new podcast

The Institute of Refrigeration launches a new podcast channel this week called 'The Tip of the Iceberg' to explore with industry leaders, some of the critical issues facing the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector in the UK. It will ... 
 9 Feb 2022

BESA calls for ‘massive retrofit push’ to address energy crisis

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) says the dramatic surge in energy prices reinforces the need for a national programme of building retrofits.... 
 8 Feb 2022

Women in RACHP – a day of practical engineering

The IOR’s Women in RACHP Network will be hosting a training day on 8 March for anyone working in, or who has an interest in, the refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump sector.... 
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