BSRIA research has found that the value of the UK’s smart homes solutions market, which includes installation, servicing and maintenance work, has grown by more than three times the value recorded five years ago. The association cited demand for HVAC and control products as one of the key drivers behind anticipated growth in the market.
Construction group falls into administration, leaving HVAC supply chain fearing further risk of losses
Fears across Whitehall of another insolvency of a major construction group, similar in scale to the collapse of Carillion last year, reflects a continued lack of political action on payment practices, BESA has warned.
The December edition of H&V News has found that post-Brexit regulatory alignment with the EU and the creation of a national retrofit strategy to support decarbonised heat are among some of the key priorities the HVAC industry hopes to see from a future government.
Integrated consultancy acquires thermal modelling and design specialist
A ten-point plan to introduce a stable policy framework that can support a viable increase in heat pump adoption in the UK has been set out in a new roadmap document developed by the Heat Pump Association (HPA).
Viessmann has announced the acquisition of heater manufacturer Kospel to support efforts to expand its capabilities in Central and Eastern Europe.
Skills shortages remain a pressing challenge in the heating industry’s overall ability to address the issue of fuel poverty in UK homes, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has warned.
The public sector should spearhead ambitions to eliminate carbon emissions from UK buildings and infrastructure by realising the aim by 2040, ten years ahead of current legal targets, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has said.
Cross Rental Services Group has acquired Swegon Hire UK.