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CIBSE Building Performance Awards winners 2022

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) revealed the 2022 Building Performance Award winners in a recent ceremony held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London. Now in its 15th year, the CIBSE Building Performance Awards is the only ...

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Finding and retaining skilled staff is a major concern for contractors

According to the quarterly Building Engineering Business Survey, finding and retaining skilled tradespeople is the biggest worry for employers across the building engineering services sector. The survey, which is carried out by the trade bodies BESA, ECA, SELECT and SNIPEF ...

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Business leader urges building engineering sector to ‘be prouder’ of its role in fighting climate change

Former CBI President Paul Drechsler has highlighted the key role the building engineering sector will play in addressing climate change but said it would need to compete harder for talent to address its skills challenges. Speaking at the annual Building ...

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Edwin James to create new jobs as its order book grows

The asset engineering group has reported that over the last financial year, sales fell by 11 per cent due to the pandemic while profits held up well. However, following a series of contract wins, the company is announcing a record ...

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HDR delivering engineering services at one of London’s most sustainable, all-electric office buildings

Independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, HDR, has been commissioned by property business, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, to provide engineering services on Holbein Gardens, a new office scheme located at 7 Holbein Place in the heart of Belgravia. Without compromising on aesthetics, ...

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Zero gains

Bryan McLaggan, MD, Combined Technical Solutions (CTS) provides FMs with a guide to the ways engineering services can help in their drive for net zero carbon As the UK economy ground to a halt in 2020 due to the COVID-19 ...

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BESA elects new IOR president

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has elected Graeme Fox as the next President of the Institute of Refrigeration (IoR). A chartered engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in the sector, Fox ran his own air conditioning contracting business ...

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NG Bailey awarded second deal at Clydebank’s NHS Golden Jubilee

NG Bailey’s Engineering division has been awarded a second contract to support the ongoing expansion of NHS Golden Jubilee in Clydebank, Scotland. The £15 million contract has been appointed by the principal contractor Kier Regional Building Services – Scotland, to ...

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Building engineering ‘crucial’ to COP26 pledges says trade body

The 2021 United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) will need to prioritise decarbonising buildings to achieve their wider climate change goals according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association has drafted a ‘manifesto’ for the conference, which highlights the ...

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BESA calls for skills plan to back up heat strategy

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the Heat and Buildings strategy published by the government this week but says while its members and the wider built environment sector are ready to step up to the challenge of developing ...

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