The latest edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, set for release later this year, will address previous failures to set out best practice on the design and installation of more energy efficient technologies, Bureau Veritas has argued.
BESA and the ECA hope to step up pressure on the government to overhaul cash retentions by calling for the introduction of mandatory third-party deposit schemes in a joint response to a recent consultation.
Move will see Ambirad, Airbloc and Benson products all taking the Reznor brand name
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has issued a call for evidence on the use of solid fuels and wet wood for heating homes with a focus on what changes can be introduced to better tackle harmful emissions.
Trade body OFTEC has called on the government for an urgent intervention to introduce measures that will improve the energy efficiency of heating in some rural households to prevent an “unacceptable number” of additional winter deaths.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) expects to unveil a preferred candidate by July to oversee the new Gas Safe Register contract, with the first stage of its ongoing retender process expected to close on February 14.
The Gas Safety Trust (GST) will be providing funding to Liverpool John Moores University for research into the experiences of individuals that have suffered from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning at different levels of exposure.
919 employees working on government or key UK infrastructure jobs for collapsed construction giant Carillion will retain their jobs, the Official Receiver has announced. However, 377 employees on the same contracts will be made redundant as a result of the company entering liquidation last month.
New findings from the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) have called for the introduction of a regulatory framework for heat networks to tackle a lack of minimum standards in implementing the technology based around pricing and customer service quality.
The building services sector must do more to ensure indoor humidity that can better curb the spread of seasonal influenza, a leading technology supplier has argued during the launch of a new initiative to provide free hygrometers to monitor work environments.