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New taskforce can unlock £1 trillion energy efficiency market

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has praised the government for launching an energy efficiency taskforce charged with driving investment in improving the performance of buildings. Co-chaired by the Chief Executive of Nat West, Alison Rose, and Energy Security and Net ...

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BESA expands industry awards

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched an expanded and rebranded BESA Industry Awards programme for 2023. Free to enter, the awards will reward individuals, teams, and companies responsible for delivering projects, products, innovations, and initiatives that demonstrate excellence in building ...

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NAW2023: BESA says apprentices need to see the industry’s ‘best side’

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2023 (NAW2023), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is encouraging employers to pledge to take on at least one new apprentice this year and promote the exciting career opportunities available in the industry. The theme ...

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Do you need to provide evidence of Health and Safety competence?

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Health and Safety Environment Course and Test meets the health and safety requirements for all Craft and Operative SKILLcards and is designed for those within the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration occupations.  Read what Steven Rawding, HSEQ and ...

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Government must ‘accelerate’ energy efficiency spending

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling for the government to accelerate its financial investment in building energy efficiency and heat pumps. According to the Association which represents hundreds of companies involved in building improvement work, funding earmarked for ...

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Do you need to provide evidence of Health and Safety competence?

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Health and Safety Environment Course and Test meets the health and safety requirements for all Craft and Operative SKILLcards and is designed for those within the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration occupations.  Read what Steven Rawding, HSEQ and ...

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Commercial building owners are missing out on ‘easy energy savings’

Despite growing concern about energy costs, thousands of commercial and residential building owners are missing out on straightforward, low-cost ways to improve energy efficiency, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).  The Association says that turning down thermostats and heating ...

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World Ventil8 Day hailed a ‘huge success’

Health experts, engineers, scientists, and academics have hailed the first ever World Ventilation Day (#WorldVentil8Day) held last week on 8 November as a “huge success”.  Twenty-one organisations, including professional bodies, universities, and environmental groups from across UK, Europe, North America, and ...

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Built environment professional bodies join forces to align data standards

BESA, RICS and NBS have joined forces to align the data standards that are used to manage costing, carbon and building and facilities maintenance, in a bid to clear up confusion and shift the digital focus from new build to ...

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BESA raises critical fire damper safety issue

An urgent warning has been issued by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) about a potential fire safety weakness in a large number of building ventilation systems. The UK’s leading trade organisation for building engineering services contractors has issued an ...

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