Beama has welcomed the Heat Policy speech delivered today by Baroness Neville-Rolfe, the minister for business, energy and industrial strategy, but with some words of caution and a message for BEIS officials to focus on practical actions that can stimulate the take up of low carbon and energy efficiency measures.
The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcome the release of the government’s intended reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme in Spring 2017.
Commenting on the London Assembly’s unanimous motion for the government to introduce mandatory, 5 yearly electrical safety checks in the private rented sector (PRS), Phil Buckle, chief executive of Electrical Safety First, said: “London has the biggest PRS in the UK, so we are delighted that the London Assembly supports our campaign for this key safety requirement.
The BCIA calls for the entire controls industry to submit entries for its 2017 BCIA Awards, to gain the recognition they deserve and celebrate the achievements of their industry.
Electrical Safety First is among key industry stakeholders chosen to sit on a new government-backed working group tasked with delivering urgent recommendations to improve the safety of white goods - including tumble dryers.
The ECA has announced the creation of Power Players - a new initiative which aims to identify and promote some of the leading professionals across the building services engineering sector, by providing a platform to showcase innovation, excellence and success.
Power Players is being run across the country by the ECA and partners, who will be confirmed in due course. The initiative will open to entries in Spring 2017.
Providing a financial and practical support network for those who need help the most in our industry is just one small part of what the Electrical Industries Charity offers. But for those who are going through the most challenging circumstances in their lives, this can have a huge impact on securing a better future.
Work-based learning company JTL has appointed a new head of marketing and communications. Cathie Foster joins the provider of apprenticeships in the electrical and plumbing and heating sectors based at its Birmingham Centre of Excellence.
Prime minister Theresa May has outlined steps in an industrial strategy to build on the country’s strengths.