The good, the bad and the ugly… clippings from editions of BSj over the decades provide a snapshot of the issues that have had the building services industry blowing hot and cold
The opening page of news in the first ever edition of BSj featured messages of support from Secretary of State Peter Shore and Energy Minister Tony Benn
The Staffordshire Legionnaire’s disease outbreak, in which 22 people died as a result of building services design failings, was the lead news story.
Refrigerants and global warming has been a constant feature of the news pages in recent years. This story from 1995 outlines the refrigeration industry’s criticism of government for focusing on HFCs rather than increasing emissions of carbon dioxide.
The latest revisions to Parts L & F of the Building Regulations come in for criticism from the building services industry.
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