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FETA welcomes first reading of retentions bill

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has welcomed the first reading of a new retentions bill in parliament on 9th January 2018.   The ‘Aldous Bill’ has been introduced…


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Last chance to enter the BCIA 2018 Awards

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is calling on the industry to seize the opportunity to enter the BCIA 2018 Awards. Time is running out to be in with a…


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RUSHLIGHT SHOW - LONDON, 25 JANUARY 2018

RUSHLIGHT SHOW - LONDON, 25 JANUARY 2018 The 9th Rushlight Show, kindly sponsored by Innovate UK, BEIS, Flanders Investment & Trade,  Carbon Limiting Technologies, Sage, Granted Consultancy, Venner Shipley and…


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Air System Engineering and Technology (ASET) Conference

The Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. (AMCA) has announced the inaugural Air System Engineering and Technology (ASET) Conference-Europe, which will be held on February 20, 2018, in Lyon,…


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Cash Retentions letter - featuring in Daily Telegraph

In a letter to the Daily Telegraph on 18 December 2017 a consortium of more than 20 trade associations and professional bodies representing many small and medium-sized businesses, highlighted facts…


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Interim report into the Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

DCLG issued a News release on 18 December 2017 on behalf of the independent review into building regulations and fire safety. Dame Judith Hackitt, who was appointed by government to…


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Time is running out to enter the BCIA 2018 Awards

The BCIA 2018 Awards return for a 12th successive year which will bring industry professionals under one roof to celebrate innovation, product development, project delivery and excellent training in the…


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RUSHLIGHT SHOW - LONDON, 25 JANUARY 2018

The 9th Rushlight Show, kindly sponsored by Innovate UK, BEIS, Flanders Investment & Trade,  Carbon Limiting Technologies, Sage, Granted Consultancy, Venner Shipley and Smith & Williamson, is taking place on…


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EURIS calls for post Brexit Industry and Government Liaison Body

The EURIS Taskforce is today calling on the Government to establish a post Brexit Industry and Government liaison body with the remit of confirming and recommending for adoption aspects of…


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Ecobuild 2018

Following its acquisition by Futurebuild Events, Ecobuild – the UK’s leading exhibition and conference for construction, design and energy in the sustainable built environment – has revealed the direction and…


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BCIA announces new training courses for 2018

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is pleased to announce the release dates for the new and improved building control training courses for 2018. The brand-new courses will offer building…


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Energy Now Expo 2018 - latest news

The Energy Now Expo showcases the renewable energy options available to the agricultural and rural communities of the UK. Providing practical guidance on the latest opportunities available, the event also…


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Government and industry cement deal to give UK construction the edge

A transformative deal between government and the construction industry which could add billions of pounds to the economy has been announced by Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark today (29…


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Building for 2050

Building for 2050, funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, highlights the need to construct housing which is low carbon through its design rather than through reliance…


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Business plan for the CEN standards committee for Ventilation for Buildings

BSI has published the Business plan for the CEN standards committee for Ventilation for Buildings CEN/TC156 deals with all aspects of ventilation for buildings. The scope covers the standardization of…


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Join with key industry professionals at the Building Services Forum 2018

Tickets are now available to purchase for the inaugural Building Services Forum. This brand new industry event will feature a CPD accredited educational seminar programme offering exclusive, specialised content. Attending…


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Energy Now Expo 2018

The Energy Now Expo will be returning to Telford, Shropshire, on 7 and 8 February 2018 for its ninth year, and farmers and landowners across the UK are being urged…


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SCA open letter to the Building Regulations and Fire Safety Review

Following the call for evidence for the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety by the DCLG on 12 September 2017, the Smoke Control Association (SCA) has written an…


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ASERCOM announces retirement of President Claude Blanc

After more than 4 years as president of ASERCOM, the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers, Claude Blanc has announced that he is retiring from his position at the end…


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Lifetime Achievement Award for Tom Dee

At the recent Heating and Ventilating Review Awards, long serving HEVAC member, Tom Dee of Johnson and Starley, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Tom has been in the…


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Mike Nankivell strikes gold at RAC Cooling Industry Awards

Mike Nankivell has been honoured for his outstanding work in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.  The RAC Cooling Industry Awards ‘Gold Award’ recognises and rewards those who have made…


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Poll finds European retailers are optimistic about transition from HFCs but challenges remain

One year after the global Kigali amendment to phase-down HFCs, new survey findings from Emerson and international polling company ComRes examine how European retailers are navigating away from HFCs towards…


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EUREKA 2017

“Sustainable technologies for a better life” is the guiding theme of the second edition of EUREKA, an innovative and participatory conference organised by EPEE and EVIA, two leading associations headquartered…


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EURIS highlights importance of successful UK-EU trade deal for the industrial product supplies sector

Further to the recent letter on trade by Leave means Leave, the EURIS Task Force which represents over 3500 UK companies with a turnover of £105 billion across the electrotechncial,…


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UK inquiry into F Gas Regulations

The UK government has launched an inquiry into F-gas emission policies and the future of the F-gas regulations post-Brexit. The inquiry by the Environmental Audit Committee will also look at…


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GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT COULD SIGNAL BEGINNING OF THE END FOR OIL HEATING SYSTEMS

It was announced today (12th Oct 2017) by Claire Perry MP, Minister for Climate & Industry, during a government briefing, “Building on the UK’s Clean Growth Credentials”, that the government…


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Retail Report on HFC Phase-Down in Europe

A new report from the University of Birmingham, commissioned by Emerson to coincide with the one year anniversary of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, has highlighted the significant…


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Transport for London - Fit for Purpose Stations Project

Transport for London is an executive body of the Greater London Authority (GLA), created in 2000 as the integrated body responsible for the Capital’s transport system. Its primary role is…


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BCIA Awards 2018 - Entries are now open

The most anticipated event in the industry’s calendar, the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards 2018 is back for another year. Once again the Hilton Birmingham Metropole will play host to…


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New BSI Publication available

BSI have just issued their publication "What Brexit means for industry standards".  The publication explains the global system of standards and BSI’s role in representing the interests of UK stakeholders.  It…


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Rushlight Awards 2017-18

The Rushlight Awards are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations and initiatives for businesses and other organisations throughout UK,…


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The Post-Brexit UK Trade Policy Summit

To assist companies with their planning and decision-making, City & Financial are organising ‘The Post-Brexit UK Trade Policy Summit’ on 8th November in London. An impressive array of top experts…


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CIBSE Course: Fundementals of Digital Engineering

Following feedback from the highly successful CIBSE BIM Roadshow, attended by hundreds of delegates across the UK and Ireland, CIBSE Training have released a one-day training course to allow engineers, and the wider supply…


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EUREKA 2017: Programme announced

For the second year in a row, EPEE and EVIA will host a high-level conference bringing together NGOs, academia, decision-makers, and industry professionals across the HVAC-R value chain to brainstorm,…


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Kevin Glass to be next IoR President

Bitzer UK MD Kevin Glass will be the next president of the Institute of Refrigeration after his nomination passed unopposed.  Glass was proposed by the IoR’s executive council in July…


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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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