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October’s digital edition of the H&V News magazine considers the government’s response to ongoing industry calls for clarity on how politicians and the industry can realise ambitions of eliminating carbon emissions from buildings by 2050.
September’s H&V News is somewhat Brexit heavy regarding news. This is perhaps understandable with the ongoing political row over how to proceed with leaving the EU, not to mention a further lack of certainty for a heating industry already facing sweeping challenges to its practices and finances.
Calls to ensure UK buildings have net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is now a political reality after outgoing prime minister Theresa May enshrined the targets in law.
The implications of calls from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for the UK government to commit to stricter targets on reducing national carbon emissions over the next three decades are a core focus of this month’s H&V News.
This month’s magazine finds broad concerns within the HVAC industry on an ongoing failure to have finalised arrangements for the UK’s future relationship with the EU if Brexit goes ahead as scheduled at the end of next month.
The first H&V News of 2019 looks at the lessons that may have been learnt by industry from adverse cold that for a brief period last winter saw widespread disruption to a number of boilers due to external condensate pipes freezing.
The December issue of H&V News sees out 2018 by focusing on several complex issues ranging from fears over the potential scale of enforcement failures of ventilation standards, to the future role gas and biomass heating may play in the drive for a low carbon economy.
November’s H&V News asks if enough is being done to support more sustainable and efficient heating and what role offsite manufacturing, financial incentives and legislation may play in realising any revised low carbon ambitions on the back of a landmark climate change report.
October’s H&V News considers the most effective next steps for the HVAC industry in responding to the Grenfell Tower fire and the subsequent review of building regulations undertaken by Dame Judith Hackitt.
The August edition of H&V News finds a number of key industry bodies urging Theresa May to take a stand in Brexit negotiations within her party on ensuring some form of customs union and regulatory alignment to protect their supply chains and trade.
This month’s H&V News leads with in-depth coverage of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire that is looking at a range of technical and policy issues that may have led to blaze and the subsequent loss of life.
June’s H&V News went to press as the final report of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was published, setting out a direction for reform of the existing regulatory framework that it concluded was overly complex.
2018 is set to be a significant year of change for building and safety regulations, as well energy efficiency standards, requiring new approaches to training individuals to meet industry needs.
This month we look at HVAC industry hopes for compliance rethink amidst calls for evidence to support the ongoing independent review of building regulations.
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