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Apprentice intake up at Kirby

Apprentice intake up at Kirby

Kirby Group Engineering has taken in 80 apprentices for its 4-year programme in 2020, despite the challenges for the economy posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The Kirby Apprenticeship Programme provides recruits with structured technical training, graduated practical work challenges, coaching and mentoring, and structured personal development and support. Many Kirby apprentices have competed successfully at…

Poul Due Jensen new Grundfos CEO

Poul Due Jensen new Grundfos CEO

Poul Due Jensen has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Grundfos. He has been an invaluable member of Grundfos since the turn of the millennium and, since 2015, has been a central part of the Group Management. Poul’s global experience, strong results, leadership qualities and values were key to his getting the position. “Grundfos is…

Lighting critical to Renovation Wave Success

Lighting critical to Renovation Wave Success

The EU’s Green Deal and Renovation Wave initiatives are excellent programmes and will undoubtedly inform and underpin the policies adopted by Ireland as we seek to reduce both our energy use and carbon emissions. For the most part though they focus primarily on heating, cooling and hot water generation. These are indeed major areas of…

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Covid? … what I’m actually suffering from is NPHETitis!

Covid? … what I’m actually suffering from is NPHETitis!

Forgive me for being self-indulgent this month but, in trying to absorb the Nphet words of wisdom throughout this Covid pandemic, I’m afraid I’ve ended up suffering far more debilitating symptoms from NPHETitis than I did when I contracted Covid back in March. Talk about the so-called cure being worse than the disease!

Operating building services during Covid

Operating building services during Covid

REHVA, the Federation of European HVAC Associations, has published the second review of its COVID-19 Guidance. The latest version focusses on the reopening and safe use of buildings and suggests mitigation measures on specific components and building types, including a document on how to reopen schools, the use of fan coils with recirculation, and minimising air-leakages across rotary heat exchangers.

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