Tag: BESA

BESA calls for swift resolution to building control delays

The Building Engineering Services Association has welcomed the government’s decision to head off a potential collapse of the country’s planning system but warned that the uncertainty is undermining progress towards making buildings safer.

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IAQ Insight: Wellbeing standard for buildings will save lives

In the first of our series of articles on IAQ from BESA, we focus on the world’s first buildings wellbeing standard.

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Spotlight on: Graeme Fox, President of the IOR

In the latest of his interviews with people making an impact on the net zero journey Andrew Gaved meets Graeme Fox, who as President of the IOR is helping to fight the cooling industry’s corner.

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BESA urges government to make 2024 the year of retrofit

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged the UK government to focus on ways to accelerate growth in the number of whole building retrofit projects carried out during 2024. 

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Spotlight on: Building Engineering Services Association

In the latest in his series of interviews with people and companies at the heart of decarbonisation, Andrew Gaved hears from David Frise, chief executive of the Building Engineering Services Association on the current climate for specialist contractors.

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IAQ specialists call for “new industry” to tackle ventilation crisis

Air quality experts have come together to call for the creation of a new industry to tackle the problems caused by poor ventilation in buildings.

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Importance of IAQ underlined on World Ventilation Day

The second annual World Ventilation Day has seen a range of initiatives unveiled to draw attention to the importance of ventilation and IAQ to health, comfort and wellbeing, with the theme ‘Breathe better, Live better.’

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Need for better buildings outweighs government inaction, says BESA President

Speakers at the BESA Conference have urged the building services industry to pursue better buildings in the face of government row-backs, not only to reduce carbon but to improve occupants’ wellbeing BESA president Claire Curran opened the conference with a call to improve buildings for social reasons as much as environmental ones. She said: “It […]

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BESA’s annual conference to take place in two weeks

This year’s BESA conference is taking place on 12th October at the Novotel London West. The event will be filled with enriching technical sessions and a host of exclusive launches and industry insights. The conference will centre around three primary areas: addressing business challenges and finding solutions, engaging in technical sessions with actionable insights, and […]

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Prime Minister is playing a dangerous game, warns BESA

The Prime Minister’s decision to water down energy and environmental policies should come as no surprise as there never was a proper plan for delivery, according to David Frise, chief executive of BESA

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Embrace digital and AI for safety and sustainability, says BESA president

Claire Curran, the President of the Building Engineering Services Association, has called on the building services sector to improve its use of digital tools and systems.

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BESA launches online IAQ awareness course aimed at building owners and operators

The Building Engineering Services Association has launched a ‘basic awareness’ online training course for indoor air quality (IAQ)

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