Review of the Latest News from Industry Associations

AICO Donates Alarms To Scottish Veterans Charity

Scottish VeteransAico has donated Heat and Multi-Sensor Fire Alarms to the Scottish Veterans' Garden City Association (SVGCA), a charity that has been housing disabled veterans in Scotland for over a century.

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BEAMA Agrees With Respublica On Need For Home Improvements ‘After the Green Deal’

BEAMA has welcomed Respublica’s ‘After the Green Deal: Empowering people and places to improve their homes’, a report containing the type of innovative yet clear proposals that could trigger a widespread uptake of energy efficiency home improvements.

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BSRIA Model Format for Building Services Specifications Launched

In this age of BIM and information management, it is easy to forget that a key part of the information used during construction projects is the specification.

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Energy Saving Trust Launches Plug-in Advice Tool

The Plug-in Vehicle tool provides customised advice for organisations so they can understand where and how plug-in vehicles will work within their fleet, where to recharge on the routes most commonly taken, and what first steps they can take to adopt the electric vehicles.

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ESC Seeks Electrical Safety for Scottish Tenants

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has joined forces with a number of other charities and organisations to promote better electrical safety in the Scottish private rented sector (PRS).

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Doubles and Trebles All Round as SELECT Honours Scotland's Electrical Industry

It was a night of exhilarating hat-tricks and dazzling double whammies as Scotland's electrical trade celebrated quality, craftsmanship and excellence at a prestigious awards ceremony (October 11) hosted by SELECT, the industry's campaigning body.

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BEAMA Welcome Recommendation for Regular Electrical Wiring Inspections

BEAMA welcomes the recent Communities and Local Government Committee (CLG) report - ‘The Private Rented Sector’ and its recommendation for regular electrical wiring inspections in rented homes.

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New Research Shows Effectiveness of Domestic Heating Controls

New research carried out for the BEAMA controls group, TACMA, shows that the installation of effective temperature controls on home heating systems has a far more significant effect on minimising energy use than previously predicted.

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BEAMA Welcomes DECC’S Domestic RHI Package

BEAMA has warmly welcomed DECC’s launch of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) package.

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ElectricSafe Gains Mass Support from Electrical Self-Certification Scheme

The ElectricSafe Register has gained the support of five out of the seven UKAS Accredited, DCLG authorised electrical self-certification scheme operators in a milestone agreement which brought them together to promote the use of ElectricSafe, a register designed to make it easier for consumers to find competent, registered electricians in England and Wales.

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