Air conditioning systems – can they ever be environmentally friendly?

The idea of environmentally friendly air conditioning systems may seem a little at odds with what we’ve come to believe. But while it probably is true that it would be better for the environment if air conditioning didn’t exist (although … Continue reading

The Gas Safe register: trade bodies and regulators in the Gas Services industry

A few weeks ago, as part of our series on regulators within the buildings maintenance industry, we looked at trade bodies in the electrical services industry (click here to see the article in full). Today we are turning our attentions … Continue reading

Legionnaires disease: prevention through effective legionella control

Legionnaires’ disease is back in the news again – and for all the wrong reasons unfortunately. A man in his 50s has died and at least 60 others are being treated after apparently contracting the disease in or around Edinburgh. … Continue reading

Commercial boiler systems – what to do when yours breaks down

It may seem odd to be thinking about your boiler system breaking down when it’s as warm outside as it has been recently, but look into it a bit more and it won’t seem quite so strange. Commercial boiler systems … Continue reading