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World Ventil8 Day 2023 highlights building health crisis

The second annual World Ventilation Day (WV8D) to be held on November 8th will draw a direct link between failure to invest in improving ventilation and serious health problems linked to buildings. The initiative, which is supported by professional and trade bodies, universities, and environmental groups worldwide, aims to raise awareness of the vital role played by […]

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BESA and Mitsubishi Electric launch guide to tackle mould in UK homes

A new survey of over 2,000 UK homeowners has found that more than half have experienced serious problems with indoor air quality (IAQ) and poor ventilation leading to condensation, mould, and damp. 55% of respondents to a poll carried out by builder’s merchant Jewson said they had experienced IAQ and condensation issues in their homes […]

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Impact of labour shortages worsens for engineering services

The latest engineering services industry survey, backed by leading trade bodies ECA, BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, shows the growing impact rising labour shortages are having on business owners in the sector. This is having a clear knock-on effect on their business performance. Almost half (42%) of respondents said labour shortages were the biggest concern for […]

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BESA launches new phase of free heat pump training

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a new round of free heat pump installation training to help the industry upskill its workforce in line with soaring demand as the market grows. The new course blends practical training and online learning, and the first 400 places are being offered free of charge. It is the next phase […]

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Calls for calm in face of “F-gas furore”

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged the UK government to keep “a sense of perspective” in the face of a growing row over the European Commission’s decision to speed up the phase down of global warming gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. Technical Director Graeme Fox explains why: Despite concerted pressure from […]

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