Latest News

Explore the Smart Future for BMS at CIBSE Southern event

BCIA Vice President Terry Sharp will be presenting a session on ‘The Smart Future for BMS’ at the CIBSE Southern Event on Thursday 07 February at the Jurys Inn Hotel in Brighton. Terry will discuss the journey of a BMS; defining how it’s got to where it has today, the evolution of BMS and the […]

LEARN MORE

Terry Sharp announced as new Vice-President of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Terry Sharp as its new Vice-President. Terry has worked in the controls industry for over 35 years and is an Associate at NDA Consulting, the specialist BEMS and energy consultancy practice. Previous experience includes UK and European leadership roles for Johnson Controls, Sales and Marketing Director for […]

LEARN MORE

Can you put a cost on comfort?

We can all be guilty of choosing the easy option in life from time to time. Maybe the pressure to sometimes take the ‘path of least resistance’ comes from cost, time, ease or all three. Professionally, as engineers who are designing building automation systems to perform, these decisions can be challenging and sometimes ones that […]

LEARN MORE

BCIA to support Smart Buildings Show 2019

Following on from the tremendous success of the past two years, the BCIA is delighted to announce its continued support of the Smart Buildings Show. The Smart Buildings Show is the must-attend event in the UK for smart commercial buildings and is the place to be seen as it brings industry leading technology vendors and […]

LEARN MORE

Building controls vital to compliance

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is encouraging the wider industry to consider the importance of implementing effective building controls from the outset of building projects in order to meet current legislation. The 10 80 10 rule represents the total lifetime costs of a building, whereby only 10% of costs are invested at the design […]

LEARN MORE

Figures show continued industry growth for controls and BEMS

The latest figures from the BCIA’s Market Information Services (MIS) showed that Q3 2018 set a new annual Quarter 3 record for the value of the total controls and BEMS market in the UK at £680.4 million. The figure for Q3 2018 is higher than the previous year market high of Q3 2017 which reached […]

LEARN MORE

Stay one step ahead with training

Trained engineers are vital when it comes to improving energy efficiency in today’s sophisticated commercial buildings. As we all know, the building controls sector is constantly evolving thanks to advancing technology. It is thanks to the many skilled engineers we have who are well-informed, innovative and methodical under pressure, that so many commercial buildings are […]

LEARN MORE

Don’t miss the chance to network with the BCIA

The BCIA will return to the Moor Hall Hotel in November for a full day of networking. Thursday 29 November 2018 Moor Hall Hotel, Sutton Coldfield, B75 6LN Time 10.00 BEMS Trailblazer Employer Group Meeting 10.00 12.45 Lunch 13.30 BCIA Member’s Meeting 18.30 Evening Dinner   The day begins at 10.00 with the BEMS Trailblazer Employer Group Meeting to which […]

LEARN MORE