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IOR Launches Technical Papers Programme for 2017/18

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR), the leading charity run for the public benefit of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump professionals has just launched its technical papers programme for 2017/18, which…


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The J and E International Gold Medal seeks nominations

The Institute of Refrigeration is calling for nominations for the J&E Hall International Gold Medal. Now in its 40th year, this internationally respected award is given in recognition of outstanding…


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CIBSE Launches Society of Digital Engineering

CIBSE has launched the Society of Digital Engineering (SDE) at the Royal Academy of Engineering. Recognising the increasing percentage of engineering tasks being conducted in a purely digital environment, the…


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BCIA Management Committee welcomes three new members

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the Management Committee. Following a vote by BCIA members, Sandy Damm, Terry Sharp…


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IIR HFO Conference - Abstract submission deadline approaching

There is still time to submit your abstract for the inaugural international conference on the application of HFO refrigerants. Abstracts are due on 2 October 2017 and are required to…


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LEADING INDUSTRY STARS WIN POWER PLAYERS 2017

Two young and outstanding performers in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have won the inaugural ‘Power Players’ initiative, following an announcement at the ED&I Expo in Birmingham. 26-year-old project…


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SIRACH event at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

SIRACH will be holding an event on Application for Cryogenic Cooling on 12 October at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL).   The day will be a great opportunity to find…


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BRA stalwart Don Belcher retires

Don Belcher, a long standing member of the BRA and managing director of Aylesbury-based refrigeration equipment distributor Titan Engineering, has recently retired after more than 40 years in the industry.…


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BESA National Conference 19th October 2017

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) National Conference will be held in London on October 19th. The full day event at the four-star Park Plaza Riverbank hotel will focus heavily…


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Register now for The HVAC and Refrigeration Show

Registration is now open for the UK’s only national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors taking place at ExCeL, London from 23-25 January 2018.…


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Build2Perform Live programme announced

CIBSE’s Build2Perform Live event for building performance professionals takes place at London Olympia, on 21 and 22 November 2017. The programme has now been released.  You can now book your…


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FETA supports the Building Services Forum

FETA has announced its support of the inaugural Building Services Forum. The one-day event will incorporate a comprehensive CPD accredited seminar programme designed to open the debate on the future…


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BFCMA supports Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017

The BFCMA is supporting Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017. Brought to you by Fire Kills and HETAS, Chimney Fire Safety Week was introduced in 2009 and aims to raise awareness…


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Danfoss event focuses on refrigerants

Danfoss is to present a week of training and events to help engineers and decision makers adapt to the ever-changing refrigerant landscape. Faced with refrigerant phase-downs, price increases and possible…


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HVAC and Refrigeration Show Update

With less than seven months to go, the UK’s only dedicated exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors is over 70% sold. The HVAC &…


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The smart effects of wellbeing in the workplace

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is highlighting the importance of occupant wellbeing in commercial buildings. As technology continues to evolve, there is an increasing focus on the wellness of…


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Top Young Professionals Reach Power Players final

Four leading young professionals from across the engineering and electrotechnical industry have reached the final of Power Players – and now face an online public vote. The shortlisted entrants to…


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Government announces an independent review of building regulations and fire safety.

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety has been announced by the government.  This follows the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, which raised serious questions about the fire…


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ADCAS celebrates 20 years

ADCAS – the Association of Ductwork Contractors and Allied Services – recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary in style with a dinner cruise along the Thames. Guests on the night enjoyed…


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SkillFRIDGE competitors set their sights on the final

The qualifying heats of the 2017 SkillFRIDGE competition series have come to a close and the apprentices and students who took part now have their sights firmly set on the…


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FETA announces leadership changes

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced changes to its senior positions, with Graham Wright standing down as FETA Chairman, and the British Refrigeration Association (BRA) President John…


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CIBSE announces Build2Perform Live

Coming to London Olympia on 21-22 November 2017 is CIBSE’s newest event Build2Perform Live.  FREE to attend, visitors will be able to choose from a seminar programme with over twenty…


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BESA launches national technical conference and awards

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) will hold a combined national technical conference and awards dinner on October 19th in London. The full day event at the Park Plaza Riverbank…


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European Heat Pump Summit 2017

For the fifth time, international heat pump experts will be gathering at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg for the European Heat Pump Summit on 24 and 25 October 2017. Speakers at the…


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12th IEA Heat Pump Conference

The 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference took place in Rotterdam in May. The recently released issue of the HPT Magazine summarises some of the numerous sessions, Workshops, Award ceremonies, and…


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New BESA President to focus on youth

Tim Hopkinson has been elected President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2017/18. The managing director of the ductwork manufacturer and installation contractor E Poppleton and Son took…


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