The latest edition of H&V News looks at what future there may be for gas heating after the government confirmed that boilers designed to burn fossil fuels will not be permissible in new buildings going forward.
Any partial or complete switchover of the gas grid to Hydrogen will require drastic and wide ranging changes to heating technologies and their maintenance over the next ten years.
Delaying the UK’s exit from the EU until April has failed to address industry fears over the significant potential damage to the building services sector from a ‘no deal’ Brexit, a major manufacturer’s association has warned.
“Earth shattering” amendments that will dramatically reshape building safety standards and how they are enforced should not be expected during the course of 2019, the chief executive of the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has said.
The heating industry is significantly lacking skills to ensure the effective design and maintenance of pressurised water systems, fluid conditioning specialist Spirotech has argued.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is being asked to clearly define if there will be any potential role for gas heating under a proposed low carbon development plan for the city.
Two major outsourcing groups working across the UK construction sector have this week announced they are entering administration.
Gas boilers currently in use in the UK will not be suitable for use in news homes by 2025, the government has confirmed.
A new online service has been launched with the aim of streamlining the application process for the Engineering Services Skillcard.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government said it has set aside £9m in new funding to support planning and technical studies in order to establish 200,000 homes in new garden town and village projects in England.