Mark Payne, Operations Director and Pete Curtis, Labour Manager from Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services recently met with Michael Ellis, MP for the Northampton North constituency. They discussed the importance of apprenticeships and the power of partnerships with training providers such as EAS Mechanical in Northampton.
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The Briggs and Forrester Group has been awarded the Greener Path Award for ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ from ACM Environmental PLC for the second year running.
ACM Environmental PLC is a recycling-led waste management company who helps their clients both to reduce the cost of their waste and harness the profit in it. Their Greener Path Awards celebrate the work businesses are doing to reduce the impact they have on the environment. Businesses who demonstrate exemplary effort and achievement in minimising waste, boosting recycling and increasing landfill diversion are recognised.
Curtis Castledine is an Assistant Mechanical Design Engineer and began his career three years ago with Briggs and Forrester via the company’s apprenticeship programme.
“I’d always enjoyed and been interested in maths, physics and design technology. However apprenticeships were not something that was highlighted to me at school; students were encouraged to go to university. The opportunity to be able to learn a trade whilst earning a living really appealed to me.
Our team in Exeter has moved into lovely new premises in Park 5 Business Centre.
Our photo shows the official opening earlier today, with the ribbon cut by Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services Managing Director Ian Lawrence.
You can now find them at 11 Park Five Business Centre, Harrier Way, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2 7HU T: 01392 346397
The team at our sister business Low Energy Consultancy highlights the use of TM52 when analysing overheating in construction.
Construction standards have vastly improved in the last decade. The refinement and imposing of tighter compliance via Building Regulations Part L has seen greater efficiency in fabric performance.
A £1.5m M&E contract has been awarded to Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services for a new storage facility for the library of the University of Cambridge.
Working with contractor RG Carter, the new facility will house 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 to the interior and slowing down relative humidity changes.
We are proud to announce that our sister business Combined Energy Solutions (CES) has been awarded a maintenance contract for Croxley Park in Watford. CES will be supporting across this prestigious community of commercial office space with its 2,400 employees.
CES has been involved with the estate previously and is delighted to be working with the team at Croxley again. In a highly competitive field CES is very pleased that their excellent service delivery for the end user has been recognised.
Briggs and Forrester Group has recently achieved verification for Level 2 BIM (Building Information Modelling), delivering projects as a Tier 2 Contractor.
BIM is the generation and management of digital representations of the physical and functional characteristics of a project. Information is created through the collaborative efforts of all team members working to predefined standards. Access to this information can be shared with all parties involved, promoting consistency, accuracy and reducing issues.
Briggs and Forrester MEP has been developing the future direction and strategy for its business. This has resulted in growth over the last three years from £40m to £60m, within the Groups’ £180m overall turnover. During this period the business has been awarded or completed projects including One Blackfriars, Providence Tower and Blackdale, a 514-bed student accommodation facility for the UEA in Norwich.
Change is always challenging but taking on board recommendations can really help to pay dividends. This is particularly true when considering the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). Deadlines may have passed for Phase 1 but now is the time to think about Phase 2.