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 11 Aug 2020

Rankine 2020 highlights opportunities and challenges

The IIR Rankine 2020 – Advances in Heating, Cooling and Power Generation conference was organised by the Institute of Refrigeration as a five day online event running from 27-31 July. It incorporated over 90 speaker presentations, organised in 20 ... 
 10 Aug 2020

Covid-19 is not an excuse says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged construction companies to resist the temptation to use the Covid-19 crisis as an excuse to return to 'a culture of corner cutting'.... 
 6 Aug 2020

Cold chain climate tax saving scheme gets two year extension

The Cold Chain Federation has welcomed the Government’s new report on extending the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme, securing the £10 million a year tax saving for the industry for five more years.... 
 5 Aug 2020

Condair appoints new service engineer

Humidification specialist, Condair, has appointed Adam Norton as a humidifier service engineer based out of Edinburgh.... 
James Graham.
 5 Aug 2020

Bitzer UK appoints James Graham as sales director

Bitzer UK has appointed James Graham to the position of sales director, reporting to managing director Kevin Glass. Mr Graham takes responsibility for developing sales of Bitzer 's commercial and industrial compressors and packaged refrigeration ... 
 5 Aug 2020

Construction still uncertain despite ‘build, build, build’

The full impact of Covid-19 on the UK economy is expected to spell uncertainty for the construction industry according to the Construction Products Association’s (CPA) latest forecasting, despite the government putting the industry at the front and ... 
 4 Aug 2020

Online air conditioning sales put lives in danger

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has condemned online retailers for “playing fast and loose with public safety” by selling specialised air conditioning equipment to unregistered installers and end users.... 
 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 ... 
Caroline Turner.
 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).... 
 8 Jul 2020

SKILLcard endorsements now ‘fully digital’

One of the construction industry’s largest card issuing and personnel registration schemes has further streamlined its service by making the recording of employer endorsements for card applicants fully digital.... 
 7 Jul 2020

Explore the potential of Organic Rankine Cycle technology at Rankine 2020 online

The Institute of Refrigeration has released the full programme of speakers for the Rankine 2020 online international conference which takes place on 27 to 31 July this year. The programme features 75 individual talks, 3 keynote addresses, 1 short ... 
 6 Jul 2020

BESA teams up with TEMA

The Technology Enabled Maintenance Association (TEMA) is partnering with the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) to help accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies by the building maintenance sector.... 
 3 Jul 2020

New BESA president calls for unity of purpose

Neil Brackenridge has been elected to serve as president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2020/21.... 
 3 Jul 2020

Updated Guidelines published to help organisations work safely

Version 2 of BSI’s Safe Working Guidelines has been published to help organisations protect people at work from the ongoing coronavirus risks, mitigate outbreaks and build long-term resilience.... 
 2 Jul 2020

Recovery plan must deliver jobs and cash, says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a three-stage plan to ensure construction can play a major role in the UK’s economic recovery.... 
 2 Jul 2020

Magni appointed Lu-Ve sales director of cooling systems

The Lu-Ve Group is reinforcing its management structure with the arrival of Roberto Magni as the new sales director, cooling systems.... 
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