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BESA urges industry to redouble site safety efforts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned against safety complacency on construction sites during the new lockdown period. It congratulated the sector on its efforts so far to keep everyone safe, but stressed the industry was now under even more ...

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SFG20 introduces packaged maintenance solution for the care home sector

SFG20, the unique software tool for facilities managers and building maintenance teams, has introduced a new dedicated package for the care home sector. Launched in 1990 by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), SFG20 is the recognised industry standard for ...

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BESA and ESTA create joint energy efficiency group

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has established a joint Special Interest Group with the Energy Services Technology Association (ESTA) to promote energy efficiency in buildings to government and industry. The Energy Efficiency in Buildings Group will include members from ...

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BESA introduces associate membership scheme

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a new membership category catering for individuals with a particular interest in the building services industry. This is a significant development for the 116-year-old trade body, which has previously only admitted companies ...

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New Covid health and safety guidelines published by BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has published new guidance to help engineering and construction firms keep their staff safe in the light of new government restrictions. The Association’s Covid-19 Panel has produced two new guidance documents providing clear and practical ...

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WHO backs industry stance on airborne Covid-19 threat

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has belatedly acknowledged the threat posed by airborne transmission of the coronavirus following months of warnings from ventilation and air quality experts. WHO officials said “evidence was emerging” that Covid-19 can spread through the air ...

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BESA partners with TEMA to accelerate technology in building maintenance sector

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has partnered with the Technology Enabled Maintenance Association (TEMA) to help accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies by the building maintenance sector. TEMA will work closely with BESA’s specialist Service & Facilities group, which amongst other ...

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BESA elects Neil Brackenridge as its new president

Neil Brackenridge has been confirmed as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2020/21. He was confirmed in his role at yesterday’s (2 July) annual general meeting and takes over from John Norfolk of Imtech Engineering Services. Brackenridge ...

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BESA and SFG20 partner with UK BIM Alliance

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its facilities management solution SFG20 have become affiliates of the UK BIM Alliance. The aim is to support the adoption of building information modelling (BIM) across the building engineering sector to speed up ...

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Building managers urged to pay close attention to ventilation hygiene after lockdown

As buildings start to re-open, the importance of complying with industry standards, keeping comprehensive records and using competent companies to carry out ventilation hygiene work will take on even greater significance due to the problems created by the coronavirus, a ...

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