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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

25th April 2018

Low Energy Consultancy are pleased to announce their latest success at last weeks East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards 2018.

LEC received the Highly Commended award for Regional Energy Consultancy, and Adam Alexander, Managing Director, received Commended for Energy Efficiency Champion.

This follows their recent success at the South East Energy Efficiency Awards where they were Commended in both the Regional Energy Consultancy and Regional Energy Efficiency Champion categories.

25th April 2018

An unblocked fireplace can result in wasted energy, and can increase your energy bill by hundreds of pounds each year. You can reduce costs by capping your chimney or, if you use it occasionally, block the draught with an inflatable chimney balloon.

Another alternative is a transparent perspex fireplace shield that lets you see your fireplace but seals it when it's not in use. The fireplace shield can also be easily removed when you want to light your fire.

25th April 2018

For a number of years Combined Energy Solutions has been working with Places for People; a leisure Centre chain operating throughout the entirety of the UK. Since the start of 2018 CES have added a further six centres to their current portfolio, building on an already strong relationship.

With the inclusion of these six new sites, CES now provides PPM services and reactive works for 80 Places for People centres across the country. CES oversee the provision of specialist combustion, refrigeration and associated plant and controls maintenance services at each site.

24th April 2018
H&V News Awards Winners 2018

The Briggs & Forrester Group has won three coveted awards at this year’s H&V News Award.

The results of the H&V News Awards were revealed on 19th April at the esteemed Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, where over 1,000 of the HVAC industry elite came together for a night of recognition and celebration of the sector’s achievements.

18th April 2018

This weeks energy is to get a head. If you’ve got a shower that takes hot water straight from your boiler or hot water tank (rather than an electric shower), fit a water efficient shower head. This will reduce your hot water usage while retaining the sensation of a powerful shower.

A water efficient shower head could save a four person household as much as £75 a year on gas for water heating, as well as a further £120 on water bills if they have a water meter.

11th April 2018

Kevin Mason, Briggs & Forrester Living will be running this year’s London Marathon on the 22nd April in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Macmillan Cancer Support provide much needed advice and support to those who are diagnosed with cancer, to help them to take back some control in their lives.

Kevin said, “I was lucky enough to get a ballot place for this year’s London marathon. As this will be my first marathon I would like to take this opportunity to raise a good sum of money for a great charity – Macmillan Cancer Support.

11th April 2018

You can save around £36 a year by using your kitchen appliances more carefully, and reduce your energy consumption:

11th April 2018

Last month was the 11th Annual Briggs & Forrester Supply Chain Event 2018 at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham. Over 320 people were in attendance, to hear the latest updates from the Briggs & Forrester Group CEO, Paul Burton and the senior management team.

2018 signifies a year of growth for Briggs & Forrester, with the Group turnover seeing an increase of 25%. Paul Burton said:

10th April 2018

On the 22nd April, Matt Dickerson Special Projects, is running this year’s London Marathon for Northampton’s Autism Concern charity.

His longest run of 23 miles has recently been completed and he’s clocked up a total of 300 miles since January.

Matt said, “I am running the London Marathon to help raise awareness of autism and to provide more exposure of this Northampton based charity. I have two nephews on the Autistic Spectrum so know first-hand what fantastic support Autism Concern provides, not just to them but to the 1000's of other people affected across the county.”

28th March 2018
Tough Mudder

A team from the Briggs & Forrester Birmingham Office will be taking part in Tough Mudder on the 19th May 2018 at Belvoir Castle, Nottingham.

The team will be tackling a 10-12 mile endurance mud course which includes over 20 challenging obstacles. The Grantham course has a reputation for being filled to the brim with mud and water which adds to the difficulty of this physically and mentally demanding course.