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Heat pump industry rises to meet low carbon challenge

Reducing or eliminating domestic carbon emissions will involve transforming the UK’s entire housing stock through a combination of improved insulation, behavioural change and a reduction in the use of carbon…


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Be the star of the show at the BCIA Awards 2020

The box office event of the year is back! Entries are officially open for the 2020 Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards. The distinguished ‘Oscar’ style ceremony has rightfully earned…


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Abstract Deadline for IIR International Rankine 2020 Conference extended

Due to numerous of requests to extend the deadline, the organisers of “Rankine 2020 – Advances in Cooling, Heating and Power Generation”, have decided to extend the deadline to 16th…


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London Build 2019: Show Preview

London’s leading construction and design show is back for 2019 and this time it is bigger and better than ever before. Spanning across two floors, London Build is more than…


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Rushlight Awards 2019-20

The Rushlight Awards are open now - with a closing date of 30 November 2019 These are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the…


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Major fair payment and mental health initiative launches

A major new payment and mental health survey has been launched by 27 bodies in the UK construction industry, to understand how poor payment practices are impacting mental health and…


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Cool topics at BESA Conference

The BESA National Conference will feature two ‘must attend’ sessions for building engineering contractors linked to the future of cooling. The one-day conference held at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London on…


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SKILLcard renewals now available online

Holders of Engineering Services SKILLcards are now able to renew their cards online following another upgrade of the online SKILLcard application system operated by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).…


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Women in RACHP Network launches survey

The Women in RACHP Network is encouraging everyone in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector to take a survey to be in with a chance of winning a…


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House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report published

The Science and Technology Committee has highlighted the lack of Government policies in place to deliver the net zero target by 2050 and recommends 10 steps the Government should take…


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European groups produce leaflet on illegal refrigerant imports

With the European market swamped with cheap, illegal refrigerant, the contractors association AREA, refrigeration component manufacturers group ASERCOM, refrigerant producers organisation EFCTC, and EPEE, the European Partnership for Energy &…


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BESA Conference aims to turn theory into practice

This year’s BESA National Conference will take place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London on November 21st. Taking its overall theme as ‘Competence, compliance and climate change – turning theory…


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New AREA guide to EN 378

AREA, the European refrigeration contractors association, has issued a new publication "Introduction to Refrigeration Standard EN 378".  This is a useful and practical guide to the standard, and the calculations…


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CIBSE Build2Perform Live 2019

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) is hosting its fifth building performance exhibition Build2Perform Live at Olympia London on 26 & 27 November 2019. The two day event will feature 80+ hours of approved…


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Heat Pump Association welcomes 2050 target

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed the government’s announcement that the UK will become the first major nation to commit to reaching a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050.…


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HVACR LIVE 20 - 22 April ExCel London 2020

After much discussion with, and support from, major industry brands, it has been agreed to move the date of this show to 20 – 22 April 2020, ExCel, London This…


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