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  • COVID-19 Update: Heat Pump markets expected to recover in the short term

    In order to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the heat pump sector, BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence carried out further market research in Europe, China and the U.S.

  • COVID-19 Update: Is the Green Recovery threatening the boiler markets?

    COVID-19 has caused lockdowns, impacted on the construction sector, and triggered redundancies which in turn diminished consumers’ purchasing power. Heating manufacturers try to conserve cash, wholesalers reduce their inventories, installers stay away from work, and supply chains are interrupted.

  • Building Automation Controls: Market hit by COVID-19 but Set to Bounce Back

    BSRIA has updated its forecasts for Building Automation Controls (BACS) based on research into the major global markets. According to the findings the short- term impact of COVID-19 has been significant, with the global BACS market now expected to decline in 2020 instead of growth forecasted in March.

  • New Opportunities in the Middle East following the COVID-19 pandemic

    2019 was a good year in Middle East countries with many large projects delivered, but the beginning of 2020 saw a reduction in projects mainly due to economic uncertainties related to the decreasing oil revenue. In addition, COVID-19 massively reduced income from tourism and transit trade as well as local consumption.

  • Indian HAC&R compressor market expects to see fast recovery from 2021

    BSRIA is publishing a new report on the compressor market covering India. The third Regional Report of the global series of studies on the Compressor Market. The different compressor types covered in this study include rotary, scroll, reciprocating, screw and centrifugal products.

  • US Commercial Refrigeration Market

    BSRIA has just published its latest study on the market for Commercial Refrigeration in USA. The study provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the current and future market trends for refrigeration products in non-residential systems, excluding industrial applications.

  • Information for today’s “buildings of tomorrow”

    Nick Blake, BSRIA Principal FM Consultant, elaborates on the latest building services technology advances that bring benefits and challenges to Facilities Management teams, including digital O&M, virtual reality, building information modelling and robotics.

  • Alok Sharma Covid-19 lockdown message to the Construction sector

    From 5 November, people may only leave home for specific reasons, including for work, if you cannot work from home. The Prime Minister explained that workplaces should stay open where people cannot work from home, for example in the construction or manufacturing sectors.

  • Ventilation and control of COVID-19 transmission

    BSRIA has launched the independent Ventilation Verification Service for buildings to help facilities management in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

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  • Structured cabling market is slowing down despite growing demand from data centres

    2019 has proven to be a modest year for the global structured cabling market. BSRIA research shows growth of 1.2% and the market reaching value of USD 6.8 billion in 2019 The data centre segment performed better than LAN increasing by almost 3% in 2019.

  • 2019 Water Heating Market Review

    Sales of traditional water heaters averaged US$ 20.4 billion in 2019. According to the latest analysis carried out by BSRIA, the market of traditional water heating units worldwide was valued at US$20.4bn (€18.2bn) in 2019 for a volume of sales close to 101 million units.

  • US HVAC&R sector – growth path disrupted by the pandemic

    In the period leading up to March 2020, the US has experienced its longest economic expansion on record with 128 months of growth to February 2020 boosted by fiscal stimuli in 2017 and 2018.

  • What comes to your mind when you hear the word “office”?

    In recent years, we have been witnessing great enthusiasm among building owners and operators for providing physical offices that can support employee wellbeing. Improvement of indoor air quality and access to daylight are some of the wellbeing measures that have been recommended to improve the office space.

  • Indoor Environmental Quality as a priority concern in buildings

    Recent publications about the poor air quality (AQ) in our towns and cities, coupled with investigations on the link between AQ and coronavirus transmission, as well as intensifying climate change lobbying are making people increasingly aware of the importance of good air quality.

April 2020