The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), SELECT and SNIPEF have jointly been appointed to oversee vocational training for the electrical, plumbing and HVAC sectors through a new joint body called BSE Skills.
New York is the latest US state to commit to phase-out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in an attempt to spur others to follow suit in defiance of US government policy.
Tesco is among eleven companies that have entered into a partnership with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to reduce their carbon emissions and switch to using 100 per cent renewable energy for all property in the capital by 2020.
A survey of 1000 industrial product manufacturers has found overwhelming support for ensuring ongoing regulatory alignment with EU standards to safeguard trade and ensure a frictionless supply of vital components that underpin sectors such as the building services industry.
BSRIA has announced significant revisions to its Soft Landings Framework that will provide more specific focuses on individual factors of a building’s lifecycle from design to construction, as well as focusing on obligations for when occupancy has begun.
The Toshiba Carrier partnership has unveiled an Indian air conditioning joint venture intended to localise its market strategies and product development for commercial VRF products in the country.
September’s RAC Magazine includes a look at parliamentary and industry concerns that have been raised over the challenges in tackling overheating within the nation’s buildings as government faces calls to amend Building Regulations accordingly.
A survey of 372 individuals working across the engineering services sector has found that over three quarters of respondents saw turnover increase or remain steady during the second quarter of 2018, even with increased labour and materials costs.
European contractors’ association AREA has said it remains generally supportive of the EU regulation on ozone depleting substances in response to consultation around the legislation’s effectiveness and implementation to curb production.
London is one of 19 cities to formally have committed to go “net-zero carbon” by 2050, reflecting a a wider focus in the capital to rethink infrastructure and building design.nt