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Order books are full but the clock is ticking for labour and materials

The latest sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, which includes data from industry trade bodies ECA, BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, has found that while turnover is predicted to grow through the rest of 2021, ongoing materials and labour shortages are likely to ...

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Public funding required to fund ventilation ‘revolution’

Public funding is urgently needed to ensure schools, hospitals and thousands of homes can benefit from improved awareness of the role played by mechanical ventilation systems in reducing the risk of airborne disease, according to the Building Engineering Services Association ...

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Only 1% of buildings complying with vital fire safety measure, says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has raised it concerns over the huge numbers of fire and smoke dampers remaining untested in thousands of buildings across the UK, which play a crucial role in fire safety. The Association fears that ...

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Business case for cleaning up our air

Improving air quality is not just the right thing to do in terms of public health but will also have a significant impact on business profitability and productivity, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Research carried out by ...

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New engineering services alliance will be an ‘agent for positive change’

The UK engineering services sector is launching a major new industry alliance of eight organisations on 10 February. The new alliance says it will be an “agent for positive change” and  will support the delivery of a “safer, more productive ...

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Engineering services sector remains optimistic despite downturn

A new engineering services sector survey shows that two thirds of businesses (67 per cent) expect their turnover to increase or remain the same in Q3 of 2020, compared with Q2, where there was a sharp drop in turnover due ...

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BESA conference to be held online

This year’s annual BESA National Conference and Exhibition will take place online on November 4 and 5. The Building Engineering Services Association said it had taken the decision to “embrace technology and move to a virtual platform” in response to ...

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Trade bodies seek to understand RPE state-of-play in engineering services

A new survey which aims to establish the availability, cost and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in engineering services has been launched. The availability and cost of  RPE and most notably face masks, has become a major issue since coronavirus ...

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NBS and BESA partnership helping to drive digital adoption throughout the building lifecycle

NBS, the leading specification platform for the construction industry, has partnered with BESA (Building Engineering Services Association) to help drive digital adoption throughout the building lifecycle. As part of their joint commitment to digital construction, the link-up will publish mappings ...

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BESA and ECA update Covid-19 guides

The leading engineering services bodies have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of Covid-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector ...

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