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Good news in difficult times

It is a real honour to write my first President’s blog. I never imagined, however, that I would be taking on this role in such challenging times. I am writing this ‘under lockdown’ due to the coronavirus outbreak and it is sad but obviously unavoidable that we have had to postpone the BCIA Awards. We […]

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Graeme Rees announced as new Vice-President of BCIA

  The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Graeme Rees as its new Vice-President.  Graeme replaces Terry Sharp who recently took over as President from Jon Belfield. Graeme is currently the UK & Ireland Digital Energy Marketing Manager for Schneider Electric and has been involved in the building controls industry for more than 30 […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Useful Links

The following is a list of useful links for further information and guidance General Advice The UK Government is supporting businesses and their employees through a package of measures during this period of unprecedented disruption. The Business Support website helps businesses find the right support, advice and information to help with the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest guidance from the […]

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A Message from the BCIA President, Terry Sharp

As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis continues to develop we are faced with a situation which nobody could have prepared for. As an industry we are concerned about the impact this crisis will have not just on our businesses but also on our families, friends, colleagues, clients and customers. Many of you are also faced with […]

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Terry Sharp announced as new President of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Terry Sharp as its new President. Mr Sharp takes over from Jon Belfield who has held the role for the past two years. Terry has worked in the controls industry for over 35 years and is an Associate at NDA Consulting, the specialist BEMS and energy consultancy […]

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Record-breaking MIS figures for 2019

The latest figures from the BCIA’s Market Information Services (MIS) show that during the 2019 calendar year, a new record was set for the value of the total controls and BEMS market in the UK at £750.9m. This represents a significant rise of £61.2M (8.9%) in comparison to the figures achieved at the end of […]

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Judgement Day

The BCIA Awards have become the gold standard for showcasing game changing examples of innovation and with external factors such as climate change, wellbeing and building performance all increasingly important metrics for our success, this year promises to see our growing pool of brilliant engineers step up yet again to show that we can help […]

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Major culprit to super hero?

It seems strange that the transport industry is strictly regulated regarding emissions and efficiency, yet nothing similar really exists for buildings. Even the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) doesn’t set a particularly high bar for the energy performance of buildings and, furthermore, only affects the rental sector. However, it is relatively simple to significantly improve […]

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