A (brief!) list of some of the resources and associations which provide us with information on both legislation and innovation. If you’d like further detail on any of the organisations mentioned below, just click on the logo to be taken to their website…        

The Building Services Research and Information Association provide specialist support services for design, construction, facilities management, product testing and market intelligence as well as publishing best practice guides. Their extensive library is a fantastic resource too! If you’re not already a member you really should join.

The British Standards Institute ensure that organisations make excellence a habit, all over the world.




The Building Research Establishment provide expert impartial research, knowledge and advice for the built environment sector and beyond. Also a font of information for BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method).


Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers (of which we are, of course, members!).





 Building and Engineering Services Association – the trade association for contractors.


eca The Electrical Contractors Association are the trade body for contractors who design, install, inspect, test and maintain electrical and electronic equipment and services.

gas safe

 The Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers registered to work legally on appliances in the UK.




planning portalThe Planning Portal provides general information on everything from planning, building and fire regulations to how to find your local planning office.


We are also proud members of the Institute of Refrigeration, which provides a forum for all those involved professionally in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump science and engineering.