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22nd August 2018

Here's our top 3 tips to help you save energy and money on water heating.

  • Reduce your hot water consumption by installing tap aerators which can reduce the amount of water flow by up to 50%, whilst delivering sufficient hot water for your needs.
  • Lowering the temperature of your hot water can reduce the amount of energy needed to heat it. A 10 degree reduction in water temperature can result in 3–5% reduction in energy consumption.
  • A conventional hot water heater can make up to 12% of your monthly energy bill, consider installing solar water heaters.
15th August 2018

An energy saving office can save up to 65% on its energy bills.

15th August 2018

Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services are pleased to announce they have been awarded the mechanical and electrical building services contract on Rhondda Cynon Taff Council’s ambitious Taff Vale development in Pontypridd with Willmott Dixon.

The commercial development comprises of two new office blocks and an ovular gateway building which will host a new library, community facilities and a gym.

9th August 2018

Briggs & Forrester Living have secured a contract with St George to provide the installation of mechanical, electrical and public health services on blocks K&L, Liberty House and Discovery House, at Battersea Reach, South London.

Conveniently located on the river Thames, Battersea Reach provides easy access to local cafés, bars and shops and is one of London’s most prestigious residences offering an exclusive lifestyle and breathtaking views.

8th August 2018

Heating and cooling use around 20% to 40% of a building’s energy. Boilers and chillers are not as efficient as they can be, due to being old. Replacing your old boilers and chillers with new, modern versions can help to reduce the overall energy use of the building quite substantially.

A new condensing boiler can operate at highly improved efficiency, at about 95% whereas a conventional boiler will have an efficiency of only 80%.

1st August 2018

Last October Briggs & Forrester Living commenced on site with Canary Wharf Contractors to provide shell & core and fit-out services to the Newfoundland residential development in London.

Newfoundland is a 63-storey residential skyscraper, standing 218m tall, with over 600 apartments. The eye-catching exoskeletal design by architects Horden Cherry Lee, will be a prominent addition to the London skyline.

1st August 2018

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have recently completed the £1.8m M&E contract for a new storage facility for the library of the University of Cambridge.

Working with contractor RG Carter, the new facility houses unique printed material such as books and paper files. The airtight, insulated superstructure has been designed to protect the printed material by stopping the daily cycle of temperature penetrating the interior and slowing down relative humidity changes.

1st August 2018

Building Energy Management System (BEMS) offer a number of energy saving benefits. These include:

  • Improved plant control
  • Monitoring energy usage
  • Optimising plant operating times

This can help you to achieve savings of anything up to 30% by installing and maintaining an effective BEMS.

Effectively managing BEMS clock schedules will ensure plant is not running overnight. Some of the easiest energy savings can be made through effectively managing BEMS time clock schedules on weekends or on bank holidays.

1st August 2018

CES have been selected as the new provider of mechanical and electrical planned preventative maintenance (PPM) services at a shopping centre in Royal Leamington Spa with a large managing agent, further strengthening CES’s PPM position in the retail sector.

The Shopping Centre is fully tenanted and the contract includes the provision of mechanical and electrical services to all landlords and common areas.

The contract will be managed from our Northampton office and the services will be delivered by the CES team of mobile engineers and specialist service partners.

1st August 2018

LEC are proud to announce that they have become an accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider, having recently achieved CPD status. This status means LEC can now offer presentations on Overheating, Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) and BREEAM.