An annual survey looking at the use, adoption and challenges in using Building Information Modelling (BIM) services has been launched to get a view of the UK market for such technologies over the last 12 months.
The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has said it is aware of a “significant proportion” of boiler installations not fitted in line with updated standards or manufacturer instructions. These standards are intended to ensure appliances are protected against adverse cold weather.
The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has backed proposed legislation introduced to parliament this week that would require government and other public sector contracts to make use of project bank accounts.
An industry body bringing together a range of UK manufacturers and building service bodies has urged government to delay its scheduled exit from the EU by at least six months after parliament rejected its proposed withdrawal agreement.
The government’s new Clean Air Strategy - the long-awaited cross-sector response to rising international concern about the health issues from poor air quality - has been launched to a mixed reception not least from the HVAC sector, for whom it has potentially wide ranging consequences.
Baxi group says it will close its historic Preston foundry following its development of compact boilers with stainless steel heat exchangers and will move its production of Heatrae Sadia and Megaflo water heaters and cylinders from Norwich to the Preston site.
A no deal Brexit remains the worst-case scenario for the HVAC industry as parliament braces for a vote next week over whether to back an exit agreement reached between the government and the EU, a number of manufacturers and industry bodies have said.
The UK Green Building Council has unveiled the 22 participants that will partake in the latest Future Leaders programme, which is now in its sixth year.
The MD of British heat pump manufacturer Kensa has summarily dismissed the charges from the oil industry body OFTEC that the technoology is a less appropriate solution for offgrid households than oil.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has proposed that all new building developments in the city region are ‘net zero carbon’ by 2028 as part of a revised development strategy.