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BCIA announces winner of Schoolz Out competition

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced the winner of its Schoolz Out competition, which challenged school pupils to design an energy saving product or initiative for their school…


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Winners announced at first ever BCIA Virtual Awards

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) hosted its first ever Virtual Awards on Thursday 10 September 2020. The event was held in aid of Mind, a charity which provides advice…


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Role of BeMS will be key in managing building safety as well as efficiency

With companies looking at how they can safely bring their staff back to work, the Building Controls industry Association (BCIA) believes that it is more important than ever that building…


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Guidance from MHCLG - Building Regulations and Approved Documents index

In July 2020 the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government published Guidance titled "Building Regulations and Approved Documents index" which is an enhanced Manual to the Building Regulations designed…


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The BCIA is proud to support Smart Buildings Show - Virtual Conference 2020

The BCIA is proud to be supporting the inaugural Smart Buildings Show - Virtual Conference 2020, which will take place from the 13-15 October 2020.  This new, interactive event will contain content…


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SCA members commit to strict compliance requirements

The Smoke Control Association (SCA) has announced that all of its members have signed up to stringent new membership requirements designed to maintain the highest industry standards. Key amongst the…


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BCIA Schoolz Out competition closes on 31 August 2020

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is issuing a reminder to school pupils not to miss out on the chance to win an exciting prize. The BCIA’s Schoolz Out competition…


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John Lilburn

It is with sadness that we have to report the recent death of John Lilburn.  John was a popular member of the BRA Refrigerated Display Cabinet Section over a 25…


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John Morley

John Morley, who formerly led DuPont’s refrigeration technical efforts and programmes in Europe, has sadly died. He was 78. After spending his entire career at DuPont (now Chemours), he earned…


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NO NEW CONVENTIONAL GAS BOILERS IN HOMES AFTER 2025

A new Heat Commission convened by the CBI and University of Birmingham - with leading industry figures - has called on the Government to ban the installation of conventional gas…


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REFCOM warns contractors of looming prosecutions

Increasing concern about the continued use of illegally imported refrigerant gas has prompted the UK’s main F-Gas certification body REFCOM to issue a stark warning to ‘rogue’ refrigeration and air…


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New Heat Pump Guide to support UK Industry

SOME OF the UK’s most experienced clean energy experts have joined forces to create a new guide for domestic heat pump installers. This new heat pump guide creates a single…


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Heat Pump Association reacts to Summer Statement from Chancellor

The Heat Pump Association has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement, which looks set to build on promises that the UK will continue to invest in green technology in an…


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