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Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association

Now known as Building and Engineering Services Association. The Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association represented those responsible for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration products and equipment. HVCA changed name to the Building and Engineering Services Association (B&ES) on Thursday 1 March 2012.

ESCA House
34 Palace Court
London
W2 4JG
UK

Documents by this publisher

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Series details Title Year Status
Commercial and light industrial refrigeration - guide to good practice 2003 Red
Design ambient temperatures: to be used in the selection of condensers for refrigeration systems (1985) 1985 Amber
Energy efficiency handbook 1987 Red
Guide to employment 2006 Red
Guide to employment 2008 Red
Guide to good practice - domestic heating specification 1993 Red
Guide to good practice - refrigeration 1999 Red
Guide to legal responsibilities for health, safety and welfare 1987 Red
H and V safety guide 1998 Red
H and V safety guide (7th edition) 2003 Red
Handbook on tendering and contracting - a practical and easy guide for specialist contractors 1999 Red
HVCA risk management manual (2000) 2000 Red
Maintenance and disinfection of evaporative cooling towers: guidance notes on the method to be adopted (1995 reprint) 1989 Red
National agreement. Working rules and conditions for craftsmen, apprentices, installers, adult trainees and mates 2005 Red
Non-domestic installation gas safety checklist 2003 Red
Risk management manual 2005 Red
Safety facts 2000 Red
Safety facts 2003 Red
Standard maintenance specification for mechanical services in buildings. 3rd edition 2004 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 0 - Contents and introduction. (1 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 1 - Actuators. (2 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 2 - Air conditioning. (3 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 3 - Air handling units. (4 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 4 - Belt drives. (5 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 5 - Boilers/heat generators. (6 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 6 - Atmospheric gas burners. (7 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 7 - Building management systems. (8 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 9 - Chiller/refrigeration equipment. (10 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 10 - Cold rooms. (11 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 11 - Communications: public address systems. (12 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 12 - Compressors refrigeration. (13 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 13 - Condensers. (14 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 14 - Control panels. (15 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 16 - Ducting. (17 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 17 - Ductwork cleaning: hygiene, inspection and monitoring. (18 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 18 - Electrics in buildings. (19 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 19 - Evaporators. (20 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 20 - Fans. (21 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 21 - Filters. (22 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 22 - Fire alarm systems. (23 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 23 - Fire protection systems. (24 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 24 - Flues. (25 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 25 - Fountains: ornamental. (26 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 26 - Grilles and diffusers. (27 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 27 - Electrics in hazardous areas. (28 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 28 - Heat emitters. (29 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 29 - Heat exchangers: coils. (30 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 30 - Heat rejection equipment. (31 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 31 - Hot and cold water services. (32 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 32 - Hot water supply. (33 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 33 - Humidifier. (34 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 34 - Ice making machines. (35 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 35 - Insulation. (36 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 36 - Lighting. (37 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 37 - Emergency lighting. (38 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 38 - Lightning conductor and earth. (39 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 39 - Motors: drive elements. (40 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 40 - Pipework systems. (41 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 41 - Pneumatic relays. (42 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 42 - Portable equipment PAT testing. (43 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 43 - Power generation. (44 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 44 - Power supplies. (45 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 45 - Pumps. (46 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 46 - Refrigerant distribution systems. (47 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 47 - Room air conditioners. (48 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 48 - Sanitary and waste water plumbing. (49 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 49 - Security systems: intruder alarms. (50 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 50 - Sensors and switching devices. (51 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 51 - Showers. (52 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 52 - Smoke extract. (53 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 53 - Solar hot water panels and similar collecting devices. (54 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 54 - Split systems. (55 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 55 - Drive elements: starters. (56 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 56 - Cold water storage and supply. (57 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 57 - Swimming pools, spas, saunas, etc. (58 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 58 - On/off switches. (59 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 59 - Terminal units: VAV. (60 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 60 - Vacuum systems. (61 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 61 - Valves. (62 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 62 - Automatic control valves. (63 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 63 - Underfloor heating, including vehicle accessory ramps. (64 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 64 - Ventilation ancillaries. (65 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 65 - Water treatment and conditioning. (66 of 67) 2000 Red
Standard maintenance specification for services in buildings. 2nd edition. Part 66 - Whirlpool/spa baths. (67 of 67) 2000 Red
Welding safety. 3rd edition 1995 Red
Worksafe - guide to site safety 2007 Red
Worksafe - safety facts 2007 Red
Worksafe - welding safety. 4th edition 2008 Red
COP DW/191 Code of practice for resin-bonded glass fibre ductwork: metric 1973 Amber
DGN 1 Domestic heating design guide 2007 Red
DGN 1 Domestic heating design guide 2010 Red
DSP DW/143 Practical guide to ductwork leakage testing. 5th edition (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance) 2000 Amber
DSP DW/144 Specification for sheet metal ductwork: low, medium and high pressure/velocity air systems (Appendix M revision 2002) (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance) 1998 Amber
DSP DW/145 Guide to good practice for the installation of fire and smoke dampers 2010 Red
DSP DW/145 Guide to good practice for the installation of fire and smoke dampers (revised June 2010) 2010 Amber
DSP DW/154 Specification for plastics ductwork 2000 Amber
DSP DW/172 Specification for kitchen ventilation systems 2005 Amber
DSP DW/TM 2 Guide to good practice - internal cleanliness of new ductwork installations 1991 Red
PUB DCHI/1 Domestic central heating installation specification 2004 Red
RAC 70 Guide to good practice - commercial and light industrial refrigeration (Including amended tables insert) 2003 Red

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  • The document has likely been withdrawn by the publisher, also the meta data presented here may be out of date as it is no longer being maintained by the editorial teams at NBS.