• Bsria technical manager to speak at Eco Asia Expo

    Bsria has to announced Tom Jones, technical manager, compliance department, is delivering a speech at the Eco Asia Expo in Hong Kong on the afternoon of Friday 30 October 2015 regarding energy efficiency in buildings.

  • Beama launches new Building Based Energy Storage Group

    Beama is launching a new membership group in January 2016 to complement its already well established work programme for manufacturers of connected homes and smart grid technologies. The Building Based Energy Storage Group is being launched to prepare the market for a future energy system that will be increasingly dominated by variable, low carbon energy sources (solar, wind and tidal) requiring a significant degree of energy supply flexibility.  Energy storage will become an important element of the energy infrastructure of the future, right down the energy supply chain, up to and including the building. This will take the shape of discrete and standalone storage technology or products with inherent storage potential e.g. heating and hot water storage and electric vehicles.

  • The necessity for inventiveness – the circular economy

    The necessity for inventiveness  – the circular economy

    BSRIA has jointly hosted an event with ECA – Engaging the Circular Economy. This event showcased the potential of an innovative regenerative system that will change the way construction and building services currently operates regarding refurbishments, new build and maintenance of buildings. A salient takeaway was that society realises that it needs to change its thinking and modus operand (1). But is more awareness of the impact of not doing so needed? 

  • Asian expansion

    Rigel Medical, part of the Seaward Group, has invested in Singapore, with its first facility in Asia.

    It’s the latest step in Rigel’s plan to reach new markets in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region.

  • Building a Scottish FM powerhouse

    Facilities Scotland, the only event dedicated to the Scottish FM and workplace industry, has today announced a host of senior leaders from the UK’s FM and workplace industry who will be taking part in the Facilities Scotland conference programme when the show returns to the SEC, Glasgow on the 12 - 13 September 2018.

  • Impacting the built environment

    BSRIA is delighted to have launched its white paper on ‘Megatrends: Smart Building Technology’. As a leading international industry body concerned with building services, BSRIA has always taken a keen interest in “new and emerging technologies” and their potential impact on the built environment.

    Each age most likely believes it faces unprecedented changes and challenges, but this time it may actually be true. 

  • Siemens inaugurates campus in Zug

    Siemens AG inaugurated its new campus in Zug on 5 December. The Siemens Zug campus features a new office building with 1,000 work spaces and a newly constructed production building. The investment volume for new buildings, renovations and related measures amounts to CHF 250 million. The campus is the international headquarters of the Siemens Building Technologies (BT) Division, which has 29,000 employees. Last year it posted worldwide sales of 6.6 billion euros. As Siemens reference projects, the buildings feature innovative building technology.

  • A breath of fresh air

    Building engineers and consultants keen to achieve the best results for their clients are placing an emphasis on the integration of effective CO2 monitoring and measurement, says Priva UK & Ireland sales manager Gavin Holvey.

  • J S Wright secures £1.3m student accommodation contract

    Mechanical and electrical services specialist J S Wright has secured a contract worth more than £1.3 million to help meet booming demand for purpose-built student accommodation in Exeter.   

  • Alpha heating solution installed in Leatherhead new build

    A new residential building in Leatherhead has recently been fitted with 16 Alpha Heating Innovation Evoke 28 combi boilers.

  • BES wins hospital design and build contract

    BES has been awarded a £1.75million design and build contract for a new pharmacy and aseptic suite for chemotherapy and clinical trial/emerging therapy at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield. 

  • Improved efficiency with environmental controls upgrade

    Abtec Building Technologies (Abtec BT) has upgraded the environmental controls in various buildings at Arthur Mellows Village College, a sixth form secondary school located near Peterborough. 

  • M-Pact Group completes development for Weatherbys Private Bank

    Edinburgh building services specialist M-Pact Group has successfully completed a high-end office refurbishment project for a prestigious private bank in the capital’s Rutland Square.

  • Willmott Dixon awards REL £1.9m M&E contract

    Willmott Dixon has selected REL Building Services to deliver the M&E package for a new £12m facility at the University of Hertfordshire.

  • HE Simm appointed to deliver MEP contract for Infinity tower

    HE Simm has been appointed by Vermont Construction to deliver an £8.5m contract at Infinity, a new luxury residential and commercial scheme in Liverpool's business district.

  • J S Wright wins £4m contract for Timber Yard development

    Mechanical and electrical services specialist J S Wright has teamed up with a London residential property partner in its new Birmingham development drive.

  • Paradise Birmingham development contract secured by J S Wright

    J S Wright is set to fit out the first phase of the Paradise Birmingham development. 

  • Quartzelec delivers M&E installation for family centre

    Quartzelec has delivered a £410k mechanical and electrical installation for a new centre designed to provide opportunities for local families.

  • ECA issues plan for new government 

    A five-point plan for the new government to improve the UK’s built environment has been set out by engineering services body ECA.

  • Tamlite Lighting welcomes new research into wellbeing 

    Research which identifies the start of a three-year phase of investment in wellbeing across the UK’s built environment sector has been welcomed by Tamlite Lighting. 

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