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Engineering Services Join Forces for Change in Built Environment 

Engineering Services Join Forces for Change in Built Environment 
21 January 2021
 

Eight organisations in the built environment sector are forming an alliance to champion sustainable change in the industry.

The new alliance brings together the leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies within the engineering services sector. 

It will lead the sector’s response to the building safety agenda and post‐COVID green recovery, providing direction and championing the wider industry culture changes needed for their successful delivery.

The UK engineering services sector consists of over 60,000 firms and over 350,000 skilled professionals, employees and contractors. It comprises some 40 per cent of UK construction by value, with tens of billions of pounds of additional turnover annually, providing ongoing infrastructure and facilities services.

The eight organisations bring a broad range of technical, practical and commercial expertise to focus on four strategically important themes – skills, building safety, carbon reduction and commercial issues in 2021.

 

Who are the Members?

 

The newly formed alliance includes:

  • The Building Engineering and Services Association (BESA)
  • The Building Services Research and Industry Association (BSRIA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
  • ECA ‐ Electrical and Engineering Services
  • The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA)
  • The Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA)
  • Electrical contractors in Scotland (SELECT)
  • The Scottish and NI Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF)

 

The new sector alliance will officially launch on the morning of 10 February at 10 am, via a virtual industry event.

Picture: a photograph of three engineers, one of which is demonstrating a graph on a screen

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 21 January 2021

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