Tag: BESA

German lessons should inspire UK net zero action
Sustainability

German lessons should inspire UK net zero action

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged the UK government to follow the example of Germany, which has announced plans to spend €177.5bn on …

Safety checklist launched to help firms cope with new laws
Building Regulations

Safety checklist launched to help firms cope with new laws

A checklist of key actions has been published to help building owners and operators prepare for the radical health and safety changes contained in the …

BESA celebrates women pioneers and innovators
Awards, Accreditations & Events

BESA celebrates women pioneers and innovators

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) marked this year’s International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) by celebrating the important role played by women in the …

BESA and BSRIA refrigerant guide published ‘at crucial time’
HVAC

BESA and BSRIA refrigerant guide published ‘at crucial time’

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has joined forces with the sector’s leading research body BSRIA to produce a comprehensive free guide for the use …

BESA welcomes flexible thinking in net zero ‘playbook’
Mechanical & Electrical

BESA welcomes flexible thinking in net zero ‘playbook’

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed new guidance from the Cabinet Office aimed at decarbonising the UK’s largest property estate. In its ‘Net …

Skills crunch keeping contractors awake at night
Training Skills & Learning

Skills crunch keeping contractors awake at night

Rising costs and a shortage of skilled people are giving building services contractors sleepless nights, according to a new business survey. Members of the Building …

BESA backs unions’ demand for ventilation in schools
Air Filtration

BESA backs unions’ demand for ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. …

Air Filtration

Vallance only getting part of the ventilation picture

A report commissioned by the government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has highlighted the crucial role played by building ventilation in reducing the risk of Covid-19 and other infections, …

BESA guidance opens door to air quality ‘safe havens’
Air Filtration

BESA guidance opens door to air quality ‘safe havens’

The removal of most Covid restrictions in the UK has increased calls for clearer practical guidance and the setting of specific indoor air quality (IAQ) …

Trade bodies call for caution after ‘Freedom Day’
Governing Bodies

Trade bodies call for caution after ‘Freedom Day’

Two engineering services bodies have stepped up their health & safety advice in time for a return to more regular working conditions after ‘Freedom Day’ …