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Ireland's only dedicated building services engineering journal

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Bernice Reid has realised a long-held career move in being appointed Internal Sales and Specifications Representative for Hevac. She studied economics at university and first entered the commercial heating industry in 2006. Over the years she has gained considerable experience in the sector and is especially proficient in the application of radiators, radiant panels and...
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When a home heating system breaks down the understandable priority for the homeowner is to get the system back up and running as quickly and unobtrusively as possible. In this time of need, in what is essentially a grudge purchase, they turn to the experts … the people they trust to literally bring them in...
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Over the course of the last two years the Tipperary Energy Agency (a non-profit organisation) has been retrofitting houses with air source heat pumps (ASHP) with great success under the Superhomes programme funded by SEAI’s better energy programme. It has been supporting homeowners and housing agencies retrofitting homes since 2004, and we had come to...
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Baxi Potterton Myson has nearly 40 years of experience providing complete heating and hot water solutions to the Irish market. It has now embarked on a new development phase and has two new positions to fill — Commercial Sales Advisor and Business Services Support. Details of both, and how to apply, are as follows.
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Welcome to the Golden Anniversary issue of Building Services News, marking 50 years of continuous publication. Over the last half-century the journal has evolved in tandem with developments and innovations in the industry, not just reflecting those changes but also helping to promote them and spearhead their acceptance.
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It goes without saying that radiators must be sized to overcome the heatloss of the room/dwelling/application they are selected for, and this time last year I focussed on the correct methodology to achieve this see: https://buildingservicesengineering.ie/982/, writes Frank Donohoe*.
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There have been a lot of changes in the boiler world over the last number of years, much of which has been a drive towards greater energy efficiency. Condensing boilers are now becoming a common option; even the entry level is what used to be called “high efficiency”. You may think that one boiler is...
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The NSAI Building Services Standards Committee (BSSC) has been developing a much anticipated Irish Standard Recommendation (SR) for the heating and plumbing trade, writes Fergal Finn, Standards Officer for the BSSC and the Gas Technical Standards Committee (GTSC). A draft made available for public enquiry was met with great interest with over 220 comments being...
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“The good old days are now” is a quote by the American novelist Tom Clancy that reflects a sense of looking forward rather than back. We all know it is difficult out there but there are some positive signs emerging.
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