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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.

Friday, July 16, 2021

Trade bodies call for caution after ‘Freedom Day’

Two engineering services bodies have stepped up their health & safety advice in time for a return to more regular working conditions after ‘Freedom Day’ on July 19. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and ECA, the engineering and electrotechnical services body, have joined forces to produce free guidance notes for members and the wider industry alongside a warning that the...

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Friday, July 9, 2021

BESA urges firms to ‘play fair’ on payment

It is more important than ever that companies treat their supply chain partners fairly, especially when it comes to payment, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The government’s reformed Prompt Payment Code (PPC) came into force on July 1, and this should remind all contractors of their obligations to pay suppliers fully and on time, the Association said. Code...

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

BESA spreads the word about F-Gas

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is reaching out to a wider audience to raise awareness of the importance of safe and responsible management of refrigerant gases. With growing demand for air conditioning and refrigeration solutions in a warming world, the Association has developed an ‘F-Gas Awareness’ short training course in conjunction with affiliate member Mitsubishi...

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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Government urged to fund ventilation ‘revolution’

Public funding is urgently needed to ensure schools, hospitals and thousands of homes can benefit from improved awareness of the role played by mechanical ventilation systems in reducing the risk of airborne disease, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). During a webinar marking national Clean Air Day, a range of experts urged the government to listen to the...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

George Clarke to open BESA Conference

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has confirmed that this year’s National Conference will take place on November 3 and 4 and will once again be a ’virtual’ event. Structured around an overall theme of ‘Building Back Better, Safer, Greener’ the event will have a strong focus on the detailed technical elements of rebuilding from the pandemic, delivering the requirements of new...

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