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Does wellbeing need to be regulated?

The topic of wellbeing continues to create discussion in all quarters – and it is highly prevalent in the building controls sector. Therefore, the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) ponders the question of whether wellbeing needs to be regulated in reference to commercial buildings… While there is legislation in place concerning energy efficiency, there is […]

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Don’t fear innovation…embrace it!

Managing change is something we all have to do at home and at work, sometimes as a reaction to events and other times as part of strategic planning. To some, managing change comes easily, others might be more apprehensive – but both these responses are normal! With so much innovative technology ‘disrupting’ our industry and […]

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Are you following the BCIA on LinkedIn?

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) now has its own Company Page on LinkedIn. This will allow those in the building controls and BEMS sector to be able to share thoughts, news, blogs and event information via the page. The BCIA page also provides an opportunity for like-minded people to network. Make sure you are […]

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Join the BCIA for a Cocktail Masterclass

You are invited to join the BCIA for a Cocktail Masterclass where guests will enjoy a complimentary cocktail on arrival before being guided through the background and concepts of mixology. Once you have learnt the basics then it is over to you as every guest will have the opportunity to make four cocktails behind their […]

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Take a chance on MEES

Energy efficiency has always been high on our agenda in the building controls sector but now set to quickly rise up the priority list. Many of you are already aware of the recent introduction of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) that came into full effect on 1stApril 2018. Simply put, this new standard has […]

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Act now to influence the Trailblazer funding band

The Employer Group is now in full flow with the BEMS Controls Engineer Trailblazer development and we are delighted to announce that our application has now been approved. The next stage is to assess whether the funding band allocated to us by the Institute for Apprenticeships is sufficient for you and your businesses to carry […]

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Build a successful future with new and improved BCIA training courses

The Building Controls Industries Association (BCIA) is calling on engineers, technicians, electricians and building services trades personnel to complement their existing knowledge and skillset in the building controls sector by securing their place on the new and improved BCM00-BCM06 training courses. The controls industry has a significant role to play when it comes to improving […]

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The journey to success begins here…

The building controls industry is a fascinating place to work, it can also be highly complex due to the advances in technology and innovation. As a result, this is creating exciting opportunities for new talent to join an ever-evolving sector where there are prospects to make a real difference to today’s smart and modern buildings. […]

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