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BSRIA launches new guide: Pressurisation of Closed Heating and Cooling Systems (BG 82/2022)

BSRIA has announced the launch of its latest guide: Pressurisation of Closed Heating and Cooling Systems (BG 82/2022) The maintenance of acceptable pressures whilst accommodating thermal expansion is one of the key factors in ensuring continuous and correct functioning of heating and cooling in buildings. This guide explains the principles of pressurisation, the different types […]

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How can you make sure you get work in the future?

Helen Yeulet, Skills policy lead for Actuate UK and Director of Training & Skills BESA Academy, takes a look at how heating and plumbing engineers can future-proof themselves and their businesses: Have you left school and trained through an apprenticeship to be a qualified installer in building services? Or did you start out as a […]

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Actuate UK – a new engineering services alliance – launched

Actuate UK is an alliance of eight trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services, aiming to deliver a single, consolidated voice for the sector. As an agent for positive change, Actuate UK supports the delivery of a safer, more productive and sustainable UK built environment. Together with others in the industry, the UK […]

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“One home every minute” will need to be refurbished in the UK between now and 2050 – says new report

BSRIA has welcomed this week’s announcement in a report by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) that more than “one home every minute” will need to be refurbished in the UK between now and 2050 and that 25 million existing homes will not meet the insulation standards required by mid-century. The report, ‘Building Places That […]

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BSRIA concerned with link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

BSRIA is concerned with the findings that toxic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in human brains in “abundant quantities” from a newly published study. Tiny magnetic particles from air pollution have for the first time been discovered to be lodged in human brains – and researchers think they could be a possible cause […]

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