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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Invest in building controls to reduce operational costs

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is urging the industry to invest in building controls at the design stage of a building in order to lower the overall operating costs in today’s commercial buildings. The 10 80 10 concept represents the total lifetime costs of a building, whereby 10% of the costs of a building […]

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Introducing 10 80 10…

Are you familiar with the 10 80 10 rule? Perhaps you’ve heard of the term within the built environment but are unsure of the role it plays in regard to operational costs in today’s sophisticated buildings? Let’s break it down. The rule refers to the total lifetime costs of a commercial building. You may be […]

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Championing young blood

According to a recent survey, over a quarter of the nation has no idea what “the cloud” is or how “cloud storage” works, but they might be able to identify cumulostratus or cumulonimbus! The poll was undertaken by Currys PC World and is an example of a modern technology that is a mystery to a […]

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BCIA confirmed as supporting partner of CIBSE Build2Perform Live 2018

The BCIA is proud to announce that it is a supporting partner of CIBSE Build2Perform Live 2018 which takes place on the 27-28 November at Olympia London. CIBSE Build2Perform Live is significant two-day interactive event dedicated to helping built environment professionals and the wider supply chain to improve efficiency and save money through effective building services. If […]

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