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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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Smart Buildings Show 2018 open for registrations

Smart Buildings Show, where the industries leading technology vendors and smart buildings professionals converge, has announced an influential conference programme for its London show. The free-to-attend event, which takes place at the Barbican on the 7th and 8th of November, 2018 features a packed line-up and includes 38 presentations, keynote addresses and CPD-accredited training sessions […]

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Are you feeling the heat?

Chances are that you or someone you work alongside has had a rant about the high temperatures we’ve been experiencing of late. A summer heatwave is great if you’re by the beach of course…but the workplace is a different matter, especially if you have no air conditioning or any control over your immediate surroundings… Being […]

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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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