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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

BESA Elections - make a difference in your Association

In December 2016 members of the Association voted in favour of changes to the BESA Constitution, including revisions to BESA’s Governance structure. In the new structure, BESA members have more opportunities to actively influence the Association’s strategy and direction through a number of positions. The most significant change is the introduction of a board to help shape the strategic direction...

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Ventilation hygiene takes centre stage

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), which developed the industry’s primary standard for ventilation hygiene (TR19) almost 20 years ago, has now launched a suite of training courses to support the standard. This will be backed up by an accreditation scheme due for launch in early 2017. The need to provide a safe working environment for staff; reduce fire risks; and avoid...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

RESEARCHING THE SUCCESS OF FEMALE ENGINEERS IN THE UK - PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

Franziska Kunze is a student in the final year of her undergraduate degree at the University of Stirling. As part of her dissertation, she is conducting exploratory research into factors which aid the success of female engineers in the UK progressing into leadership positions below top management level. Due to the low number of female engineers in leadership positions in the UK, finding enough...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

The SAP assessment is used for many purposes – including compliance with Building Regulations, and to produce Energy Performance Certificates. A consultation has been launched focusing on twenty areas of the methodology which are under review and seeks views on proposed changes. Comments are welcome on any part of SAP. We would encourage members to respond to contribute to the SAP and future...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

BESA North West Awards 2017

The Building Engineering Services Association knows it is important to give something back to its members and industry. We want to recognise the dedication and skill of the next generation who are coming into building services, and also the employers who nurture them. Thinking outside of the box and striving for change is something as an Association we try to encourage our members to do and...

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