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Graeme Rees elected on to BCIA Management Committee

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced that Graeme Rees has been elected on to its Management Committee. Graeme has been involved in the building controls industry for nearly 30 years and is currently Marketing Manager for Schneider Electric UK & Ireland Digital Energy division. He previously spent 19 years at Trend Control Systems, where […]

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BCIA launches new Enterprise Membership

The BCIA is delighted to announce a new category of Corporate Membership: Enterprise Membership. There are now two membership categories available, the newly added Enterprise and the original Full Membership. Enterprise Membership of the BCIA is open to Companies or self-employed persons (sole-traders) who are: Manufacturers, installers, assemblers or sole importers of building control equipment, […]

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Lead the Way

‘One small change’ – not a new concept but what does it mean to you? Whether it’s the ‘aggregation of marginal gains’ made famous by Team GB during the Olympics or even a pact with yourself to change a habit like taking the stairs in place of the lift, the common theme is that ‘small […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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