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Latest news on the initiatives and activities being undertaken by the BESA in support of its members and the building engineering services sector.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

BESA podcast dives deep

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a podcast series that offers in-depth analysis of the most pressing issues confronting the building services industry. Available free of charge on all major digital platforms including Apple, Spotify, Google and Alexa, the BESA Podcast features chief executive David Frise in conversation with a range of leading figures able to...

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Cooling industry honours Graeme Fox

Graeme Fox, head of technical at the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has been awarded one of the industry’s top accolades. He is this year’s recipient of the Gold Award for outstanding achievement at the Cooling Industry Awards organised by RAC magazine. Members of the judging panel were hugely impressed by the enormous efforts Graeme put into helping the industry deal with...

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

One third of businesses still unclear over Brexit

A new engineering services sector survey has revealed that just under 1 in 3 businesses (30 per cent) have said they are still not clear about the forthcoming business implications of Brexit.   Only a further one third (28 per cent) said they are ‘fully clear’ about the implications of the Brexit transition.   Three quarters (75 per cent) of respondents expect the cost of electrical and...

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

BESA future proofs F-Gas renewals

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), in partnership with affiliate member Mitsubishi Electric, has launched an online training course so refrigeration and air conditioning engineers can renew their professional accreditations remotely. ‘The BESA F-Gas Online Renewal’ course is offered by the Association’s new online Academy. It is future-proofed against any repeat of the...

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

BESA members are getting ‘Hackitt-ready’

BESA members are already well placed to meet the quality and safety challenges posed by the “once in a generation” changes being brought about by the Hackitt Review, according to the Association’s new specification manager.   Maria Driver, whose role is to represent BESA members and help them secure more business through specification on tenders and frameworks, said the new culture of...

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