The Construction Products Association (CPA) has extended a Call for Evidence of how information on products is made available to the supply chain until April 23 in order to get a wider number of industry voices on potential risks.
The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has praised last year’s introduction of Boiler Plus efficiency standards for ensuring greater energy efficiency in UK heating appliances.
A £41m ‘Energy Superhub’ will be constructed in Oxford in order to support lower carbon heating and transportation through a smarter approach to electricity management.
The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has urged government to rethink how it is promoting smart meter use, citing a new user survey critical of their cost saving benefits.
Establishing a statutory ‘Construction Improvement Authority’ for the UK is among drastic changes needed to address significant failings in standards across the HVAC sector.
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.