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New award announced by LECS UK & University of Northampton in memory of young colleague

The University of Northampton in association with LECS (UK) is proud to announce the introduction of the Alex MacDonald Award for Lift Engineering. The award, for MSc Lift Engineering students, will be presented every year to the highest quality and ...

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Opening offices safely – CIBSE publishes ventilation and air conditioning guidance

Preparing an office for safe re-occupation is about much more than turning on the lights. Once it is agreed who will be working and when, there needs to be a thorough re-evaluation of air conditioning and ventilation systems, according to ...

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Incoming CIBSE President says “business as usual” should not be the aim

Incoming CIBSE President Stuart MacPherson made an appeal for net carbon standards and an ambitious programme to refurbish existing buildings in his inaugural address this week, calling for targeted investment in low carbon solutions to drive recovery from the devastation ...

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Engineering services bodies develop coronavirus site safety guides

Engineering services sector bodies the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) have collaborated on two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides provide sector-relevant guidance for engineering and ...

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BESA announces new membership director

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Jason Hemingway as its new Membership Director. Hemingway brings more than 30 years of construction sector experience to the role. He was Managing Director of the suspended ceiling manufacturer Rockfon for seven ...

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CIBSE launches new Apprentice Award

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has launched a new award in recognition of the invaluable contribution played by apprentices. The new Apprentice of the Year award will form part of the Young Engineers Awards, joining the Employer ...

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CIBSE launches new webinar series to share knowledge

With the Coronavirus outbreak compelling businesses to embrace remote working it is more important than ever that building services engineers continue with their professional development (CPD) says the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). To support its members and ...

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NG Bailey joins partners to deliver Harrogate Nightingale hospital

NG Bailey is supporting national efforts to combat the Covid-19 epidemic as part of the team that has transformed Harrogate Convention Centre into an NHS Nightingale hospital to serve Yorkshire and Humberside. Harrogate Convention Centre houses 500 hospital beds and ...

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BESA urges trade professionals to review contracts amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on contractors to review their contracts so supply chains can work together to manage delays to projects during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Many sites are being shut down in response to government ...

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VINCI Facilities diverts teams to support the NHS and its key workers

VINCI Facilities, a major provider of FM to the NHS, has announced it is diverting volunteers from its mobile repair teams (MRTs) to support existing facilities management services across several hospitals in the North West, Midlands and South East. As ...

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