Appointments & news; Air conditioning & ventilation; Planning & design Norbord invests in Occupational Health

Occupational Health Advisors play a crucial role in maintaining the health, wellbeing and safety of employees. Allison O’Connor, Terri Brydon and Kim Clee have more than 90 years of nursing experience between them and, as Norbord’s three UK-site Occupational Health Advisors, they are putting their knowledge to good use by providing a range of services to help keep employees safe and well at work. The OH team’s role encompasses a wide range of services which include pre-employment medicals, routine employee health surveillance, undertaking health assessment referrals from managers, teaching first aiders and running health promotional activities. Kingspan makes $10M investment

Kingspan Group plc announced a $10 million investment in Invicara, a provider of transformative software solutions for the entire ecosystem of the built environment. Kingspan has made a commitment to the development of a solution for digitalisation of the construction industry. Invicara will use its cloud-based platform to build a solution that uses design and construction data to create digital workflows that transform the customer experience. Kingspan is investing $10m in a minority stake in Invicara, and Louise Foody, Kingspan’s Director of Digital and Brand, and Mike Stenson, Head of Innovation at Kingspan, will join the Invicara Board of Directors.

01544 387 384 PCA unveils two-day event

The Property Care Association (PCA) has unveiled the agenda for a unique two-day event, which brings together a national and international perspective to investigate a major issue currently affecting UK properties – excess moisture in buildings. The trade body’s 2018 International Residential Ventilation & Preservation of Buildings Conference takes place on the 14th and 15th June at The Slate, University of Warwick, in Coventry. Speakers and panellists include representatives from RICS, the University College London Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (UCL IEDE), UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings and Bangor University.

H 0844 375 4301 Airtech offers landlords free CPD

Airtech, the mould and condensation control specialist, is offering a free CPD accredited training seminar for social housing landlords on condensation and mould. The course looks at the difference between damp and mould, health implications, causes and consequences, solutions and data logging. This training will help ensure that landlords know how to break the cycle of condensation and mould, thus protecting both residents and their housing stock. Airtech’s training course helps landlords understand the causes of condensation and mould and offer solutions and simple steps that guarantee that once mould has been removed it won’t return. British Ceramic Tile sponsor tiling show

The TTA is delighted to announce that British Ceramic Tile is to be the event sponsor of The Tile Association Tiling Show. The support of BCT, who have also signed up as a Gold sponsor of the Awards for this year, is a further demonstration of the enthusiasm with which the industry has received the launch of The Tiling Show. This is now definitely an event which should not be missed by anyone involved in the tiling sector. The Tile Association Tiling Show will take place from 10am on Friday 18 May at The St Johns Hotel, Solihull, the same venue which will host the TTA Awards that evening.

0300 365 8453 Vent-Axias Revive tackles condensation

British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has supplied its Lo-Carbon Revive fan to tackle persistent condensation and mould in social housing in West London. Ealing Council selected the Revive fans as part of its Bramley Road refurbishment project working with the main contractor, Keepmoat and the sub electrical contractor, Onsite Electrical. The intelligent Lo-Carbon Revive is a filter-less unitary fan designed to meet the specific needs of social housing that boasts powerful, quiet and efficient ventilation. Revive’s datalogger was an attractive feature since it allows the fan’s usage to be tracked to ensure it is used as intended.

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