Actionair earns NHS preferred supplier status

Actionair earns NHS preferred supplier status

Actionair has recently secured prestigious preferred supplier status for the NHS procurement framework ProCure22 for its full range of smoke and fire dampers and associated packages. This framework was created to help NHS Trusts and other social care providers by ensuring that suppliers of its equipment and services work in collaboration to improve efficiency and productivity.

Grenfell Review will lead to testing times

Grenfell Review will lead to testing times

The building services industry must be prepared for a far more rigorous approach to fire safety testing in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.

As the review team chaired by Dame Judith Hackitt, prepares to publish its final report next month, it is set to make the system of product testing a clear priority. It will also set out clear goals for improved fire safety through the long-awaited revisions to Part B of the Building Regulations.

Amajuoyi and InTandem win young engineers' awards

Amajuoyi and InTandem win young engineers' awards

Raphael Amajuoyi of Hurley Palmer Flatt has been named as the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year for 2017 and InTandem Systems is the CIBSE Employer of the Year.

Raphael was selected from a shortlist of eight finalists and InTandem came out on top after six firms reached the final stage of the CIBSE Young Engineers’ Awards sponsored by Swegon Air Management.

Let's get physical

Let's get physical

Growing concern about building safety is driving demand for more physical testing of fire and smoke systems. Our R&D Academy in Whitstable, Kent is becoming more popular with consulting engineers, contractors and building clients as specifiers look for greater reassurance about system performance for life safety, comfort and energy efficiency reasons.