About HBE

With over 19 years in the industry, HBE are recognised as one of the leading water hygiene service providers, helping organisations provide a safe & compliant built environment for their employees, residents and visitors across the UK and Ireland.

We aim to exceed our customers’ expectations through delivering excellent services as highlighted in our mission statement:

To be the most professional service partner within the Compliance Sector, through our team of competent, professional staff and industry leading technology systems.

Our Values are:


We have extensive experience in delivering health, safety and compliance services for the built environment across a number of sectors, including Social housing,  Health and Social care sites; Education and Further Education; Government and Councils;  Facilities  & Property Management; Hospitality chains; Financial Services and Industrial facilities.

Our Team

At HBE, we have a simple, clear philosophy: We deliver a complete range of services on a local basis to assist the building / facilities manager in providing a safe and healthy built environment for employees, residents and visitors alike.

Our staff hold qualifications in Environmental Sciences, Legionella and Cooling Tower Risk Assessing, Water Treatment Services, Asbestos and Health & Safety to name a few.

We pride ourselves not only on the technical abilities and knowledge of our staff, but on their abilities to develop open, honest and long term relationships with our customers.

Our people invest much of their own personal integrity in how they carry out their responsibilities to their customers, so that, in turn, our clients can fulfill their obligations to their employees and visitors. Trust is the foundation upon which our clients confidently build a solid relationship with us, knowing that the work being completed daily is being carried out the very highest personal and professional standards possible.

Our Expertise

With a philosophy of delivering the highest standards in service, HBE specialise in Water Hygiene and Water Treatment services.

We have extensive experience in delivering environmental services for the built environment across a number of sectors including Financial services, Universities, Further Education Colleges, Schools, Housing Associations & Social Housing, Local Councils and Government, Acute Hospitals, Health and Social Care sites, Hospitality chains,  Facilities Management & Property Management.

This spread of customers has given us huge experience in dealing with a wide range of different equipment, environments, personnel and requirements, enabling us to build up our reputation for providing a high quality service and outstanding value for money.

Our Partners

We also have an active involvement with outside expertise, through our links with organisations and supply-chain partners including:

  • Legionella Control Association (LCA)
  • Water Management Society (WMS) for our staff
  • Occupational Health Society (BOHS)
  • Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • Charted Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
  • British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)
  • UKAS & British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE)
  • Institution of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO)
  • Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM)
  • Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA)
  • Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumber Employers Federation (SNIPEF)
  • CHAS
  • Northern Ireland Safety Group
  • ConstructionLine
  • SafeContractor

We have also been selected as suppliers under a range of frameworks including:

  • Fusion21
  • LHC
  • APUC
  • South Eastern Consortium
  • EEM
  • Pagabo Professional Services
  • London Procurement Partnership (LPP)
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)
  • North of England CPC
  • Northern Housing Consortium (DPS)
  • Places for People Compliance
  • Procurement for Housing
  • Trafford Housing Trust
  • Sovini Asset Management
  • Bloom

Our Approach to Quality

All our services are undertaken to the same exacting standards and the information is compiled, recorded and analysed within our award-winning Compliance Management system, Bluezone Manager, thus enabling us to provide relevant information to our clients, partners & contractors, creating a clear information trail for audit purposes and importantly to ensure a strong continuity of standards within our service levels.

Our Quality and Environmental Management Systems have achieved registration to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and Occupational Health & Safety ISO 45001:2018.

We are also a certified member of the Legionella Control Association (LCA),  BOHS for training, ConstructionLine Gold level, CHAS, Acclaim and SafeContractor for SSiPS. We are also Cyber Essentials certified as well as members of SNIPEF and WaterSafe.

HBE holds full Employee and Public Liability Insurance as well as Products Insurance.

All UKAS accredited reports are issued by our Group Administration Head Office based in Newry. Certification to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 management standards are applicable to all our services which are operated from our Head Office.