The partners behind the HyDeploy hydrogen network development project are preparing for their first public trial of a grid-injected hydrogen blend, following the successful launch of a pilot at Keele University in Staffordshire.
Clean air campaigner Rosamund Adoo Kissi-Debrah, who is the UK’s first World Health Organisation advocate for air quality and health, has joined BESA’s group for Health and Wellbeing in Buildings. The group is looking to turn buildings into safe havens from air pollution.
The Scottish government will introduce regulations that will require all new homes in the country by 2024 to have either “renewable or low carbon heating”.
HVAC body urges bold measures in proposed Environment Bill to transform wellbeing in buildings
The latest Queen’s Speech, the second to be delivered this year, reinstates broad government proposals for air quality legislation, building safety reforms and the future enforcement of environmental standards over the course of the current parliament.
The introduction of statutory licences for plumbing and heating specialists is among the priorities outlined by the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) in its new manifesto document that outlines major industry challenges for the new government.
The construction sector must ensure strong political pressure is in place to realise sustainable buildins commitments made in this year’s General Election, several trade bodies have argued.
Any new government must play a role to revise proposals in the draft Environment Bill that would enshrine indoor air quality standards into legislation, industry experts and campaigners have demanded.
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