Evotech has been re-awarded the Government’s National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) ‘Cyber Essentials’ certification.
Evotech awarded Cyber Essentials certification for second year
Evotech supports bike storage initiative at Crowngate Shopping Centre
Evotech has recently supported Crowngate Shopping Centre, in the installation and launch of a free and secure storage lock-up for bicycles, to encourage eco-friendly travel.
Evotech Air Quality launches #CleanAirSchools campaign
Today, on Clean Air Day 2021, air quality specialists Evotech Air Quality has officially launched its campaign to monitor and improve the air children breathe, at schools across the Calderdale region.
Evotech adds smart legionella monitoring solution to service offering
Evotech has partnered with Norwegian IOT specialists, Disruptive Technologies, to offer clients the latest smart legionella monitoring solution to further enhance its service provision.
Top safety accreditations re-awarded to Evotech
Evotech has successfully renewed the top three health and safety accreditations, SafeContractor, Constructionline and CHAS having reached the required criteria year on year since 2003.
Evotech Air Quality becomes member of International RESET Programme
Evotech Air Quality has become one of the first corporate members of the renowned International RESET Programme, in a bid to drive forward indoor air quality initiatives and assess and certify buildings as being RESET Air accredited for our clients.
Evotech Fire & Security helps businesses reopen after lockdown
Evotech Fire & security is offering businesses, throughout the North of England, a free system health check to ensure fire & security systems are in good working order and remain fit for purpose.
Government's second stage building energy efficiency consultation
Recently the UK Government launched the second stage of its consultation on energy efficiency in domestic and non-domestic buildings, called ‘The Future Buildings Standard’.
6m people over 65 in England at high risk because of toxic air
Report finds that a third of all GP practices and hospitals in England are in places where particulate pollution exceeds World Health Organisation recommended limits. BBC News
Online resource aims to educate children on air quality
Evotech’s indoor air quality partners, Airthings have developed an online resource to educate schoolchildren about the air we breathe, and its impact on health and wellbeing, and the planet’s ecosystem. www.airforkids.com
Evotech starts its move to electric vehicles
Evotech begin replacing petrol and diesel run company vehicles with electric, in a bid to have an all-electric fleet by 2025 and employees take advantage of the Government’s Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme.
Landmark case: Inquest lists air pollution as cause of death
A nine-year-old girl who died following an asthma attack has become the first person in the UK to have air pollution listed as a cause of death. BBC News
Evotech supports local food bank at Christmas
Recognising the tremendous impact COVID-19 has placed on families, Evotech has donated two van loads of food to Halifax Food Bank to support local families and homeless people over Christmas. Halifax Courier 18 Dec 2020
Evotech confirms its commitment to the Living Wage
Evotech has become accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The company has always paid its employees above the Living Wage, but its Living Wage commitment will ensure that third party employees are also paid at, or above, these rates.
Version 4 of CIBSE’s COVID-19 ventilation guidance
In his latest blog Consultant Engineer Richard Watts reviews CIBSE's latest guidance on ventilation and adapting ventilation arrangements for the heating season during the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Lumb talks about Airthings' new Virus Risk Indicator
Evotech was involved in the testing and development of this useful tool from the scientists at Airthings which helps ensure optimal working environments are achieved to reduce the spread of viruses.
Pedal power helping reduce Evotech’s carbon footprint
A number of staff at Evotech have signed up to the Government’s Cycle to Work scheme since the initiative was introduced during lockdown this year.
Guidance on indoor air quality
In his latest blog, Consulting Engineer, Richard Watts discusses Indoor Air Quality, the latest CIBSE guidelines and whether increased ventilation is really the solution.
Evotech supports Ripon Sailing Club to improve club house air quality
Evotech recently installed an MVHR system in Ripon Sailing Club’s club house, to improve air quality for members and their families and reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.
Evotech launches new division to tackle poor indoor air quality
Today, on Clean Air Day, Evotech, launches a new division to offer state of the art air monitoring solutions and technical services to help combat poor indoor air quality in the workplace. Facilities Management Journal
Evotech sponsors MSB Woolton Dynamo’s football team for second year
Evotech is delighted to sponsor Under 11s Football Team, MSB Woolton Dynamo’s for a second season, after a successful yet interrupted Season last year.
Evotech joins forces with pioneering air tech company to improve indoor air quality
Building maintenance and performance experts, Evotech has joined forces with Norway-based tech company, Airthings, to provide indoor air quality monitoring solutions in the UK.
Discussion on air sterilisation technology
COVID-19 has prompted much discussion on the impact of ventilation and air conditioning systems on the transmission of the virus. In his latest blog, our Consultant Engineer, discusses air sterilisation technology.
Guidance on the recirculation of air in buildings
BESA recently released further guidance on the recirculation of air in buildings, here in his latest blog, our Consultant Engineer, Richard Watts discusses whether a fan coil / DX terminal unit should be put back into operation.
Evotech in good health as company wins NHS approved contractor status
Evotech awarded approved contractor status by the North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative for both electrical and mechanical, installation and maintenance services, after a competitive tender process. Facilitate Magazine
Evotech site engineer named co-worker of the month by IKEA Sheffield
Evotech site engineer named co-worker of the month at IKEA Sheffield in recognition of his unwavering loyalty to the store and his readiness to go ‘above and beyond’ during challenging times.
A guide to the reactivation of buildings after COVID-19 lockdown
With commercial buildings moving from shutdown mode into full operation, our Consultant Engineer, Richard Watts discusses the requirements both in terms of compliance and best practice for reactivating these buildings.
Unsung hero supplies local care homes with much needed hand sanitiser
Chris Richmond, mobile engineer, has been distilling alcohol as a hobby for many years, but at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, Chris decided to do something truly amazing by producing hand sanitiser for local care homes.
Evotech teams up with Evans Cycles to offer employees Cycle-to-Work scheme
Evotech is delighted to announce it has teamed up with Evans Cycles, to offer employees the opportunity to purchase a bike, using the Cycle-to-Work scheme.
Cyber Essentials certification awarded to Evotech
We are delighted to announce that we have passed our Cyber Essentials certification, having been externally assessed across our entire organisation for our secure internet facing infrastructure and cyber security operational processes.
Unsung heroes keeping building infrastructures safe during Covid-19 pandemic
With strict adherence to Government recommendations on social distancing and using supplied infection barrier kits, Evotech's engineers have been continuing to deliver reliable services during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Evotech's top 5 energy saving initiatives
Could your business save energy and money by making these simple changes? There are many ways a business can save energy and cut running costs – here, Evotech’s Consulting Engineer gives his top five energy saving initiatives.
An overview of BESA guidelines on the safe shutdown of commercial buildings
Evotech's Consultant Engineer overviews specific guidance, released by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), on how buildings can be managed and maintained during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Are you ready for the cooling season?
As soon as the mercury starts rising during the summer months, HVAC systems need to operate at peak performance. Evotech’s Consultant Engineer discusses how to avoid the pitfalls.
Evotech’s Managing Director, Mark O’Grady issues a statement regarding COVID 19
As the Coronavirus situation develops and Government advice changes, we are continually adapting our contingency plans whilst putting the needs of our clients and staff first and centre.
Top safety accreditations re-awarded to Evotech
Evotech is re-awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor, along with CHAS and Constructionline for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.
New Year heralds a new identity for Evotech
At the start of this new decade, Evotech launches a new brand identity that better reflects its service provision along with new communications channels to better engage with its stakeholders.
Evotech staff raise funds for Movember
Engineers and office staff based in the North and the South have been supporting the Movember initiative by growing moustaches and raising both awareness and funds for the men’s health charity.
Evotech engineers collect new vans
Evotech’s mobile engineers recently took charge of ten brand new VW Transporter vans sporting livery reflecting the company’s recently updated branding.
Evotech sponsor community football team MSB Woolton Dynamos
Evotech is delighted to sponsor Under 10s Football Team, MSB Woolton Dynamo’s and support the Club’s fundraiser to enable the team to play in an international tournament in Barcelona.