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Johanna Dorey, Tom Wood and Graham Chambers from Briggs & Forrester were recognised for their contribution to plumbing at the recent Worshipful Company of Plumbers Awards 2018.
The awards are held annually at Carpenter’s Hall in London, home of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers who are one of the most ancient of the Livery Companies of the City of London, having served the City and the craft of plumbing continuously for over 650 years.
Before you begin to implement any measures to reduce your energy consumption as a business, it’s important to understand how much energy you are currently using.
The new facility is an extension to the existing Science and Engineering Research Support Facility (SERSF) building that was completed 3 years ago. Working in partnership with Kier, Briggs & Forrester will provide the mechanical, electrical and public health services.
The facility will provide an additional 2 Labs, CTR rooms, offices and seminar rooms for the university to increase the research capabilities. This extension will also provide additional office accommodation to the increased number of lecturers and professors.
Appointed by Kier, Engineering Services will deliver the mechanical, electrical and public health services contract at the Keynsham Riverside development in Bath.
The redevelopment will include the refurbishment of the existing leisure centre, including a new two storey extension, incorporating a learner pool, changing facilities and fitness suite. This will be delivered in phased handovers within in a live environment.
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.
An energy saving office can save up to 65% on its energy bills.
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 Lys Cadwyn 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.
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.
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%.