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LG Providing Quality Solutions to the Solution Providers
LG is one of the prime suppliers of air conditioning equipment across the globe and is rapidly building its market share in the UK. Its reputation is growing as more and more customers select LG products ahead of the competition. One such customer is leading engineering consultancy, Cundall. Established in the UK almost 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy providing building...Read More
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Grundfos Steps Up Sustainability Effort
Sustainability has always been at the heart of everything we do at Grundfos and with that comes the responsibility of being capable of clearly demonstrating the effectiveness of these ambitions in real terms. The latest Sustainability Report from Grundfos does just this. It shows, for example, that just from the total sales of Grundfos energy efficient circulators in the EU alone between 2005-2014, a huge 3.5 billion kWh has been saved...Read More
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Polyflor Safety Flooring Brings Slip Resistance to Dementia-Friendly Ward at Manor...
Polysafe safety flooring from UK vinyl flooring manufacturer Polyflor was recently installed throughout Ward 29, a £2.5 million new dementia friendly facility developed at Manor Hospital in Walsall, West Midlands. Stockport based construction and engineering company MTX Contracts Ltd were asked to design, manufacture and construct Ward 29, a 1491m² modular construction made up of 31 modules which were built and fitted...Read More
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VEKA Approved Installer Northfield Glass Restores Period Flair to Parish-Owned Pub
A Worcestershire Parish Council has called in the services of VEKA Approved Installer, Northfield Glass Centre Ltd. to update the windows at picturesque country pub, The Dolphin at Bishampton. The village's residents obtained a government loan to buy the pub when it came up for sale in 2013, fearing the loss of an important part of their community. “It was clear to see the pride that local people had in the pub”, explains Northfield Glass...Read More
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Purus’ Stainless Steel Sanitaryware Range
Purus Limited are a Swedish manufacturer of stainless steel drainage channels, floor gullies and level-access drainage solutions – and are also very pleased to offer an extensive range of Stainless Steel Sanitaryware products. Purus’ full range is suitable for domestic, public and commercial environments, with their Stainless Steel Sanitaryware also being ideal for Leisure projects including sports centres, changing/shower rooms...Read More
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Wienerberger Sandtoft - Classroom Skills Brought to the Real World...
To bridge the gap between architectural education and the onsite application of architecture – Wienerberger, the leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations – has donated roof tiles to Studio Bark’s innovative Bark Livebuild project. As part of the 2 month build, architect David Levitt OBE has provided a site and brief for Studio Bark to construct a prototype low-energy timber frame building, offering hands on training for...Read More
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Advanced Air - Fire Dampers – An Accident Waiting to Happen
CE labelling of fire dampers has had a big effect on manufacturers but, as Andrew Sargent suggests, it could have a significant effect on the whole industry. Firstly manufacturers had to retest their fire dampers including the actual installation. To get CE approval it meant that all components within the installation were fire tested in the furnace. Any variant on the fire damper design or installation had to be separately tested as opposed to testing...Read More
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Knauf Windliner Stands the Weather at Primary School Build
Ease of handling and speed of construction were among the features that led Wates Construction to choose Windliner Sheathing board together with Knauf SFS facade system when it constructed the Barclay Primary School in Leyton, East London. The user-friendliness of the Windliner Sheathing Board particularly impressed project manager Peter Craigie. “I was concerned at first because it looked like plasterboard but when we asked...Read More
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Carrier Delivers Energy-Saving Chiller Retrofit for Citi’s Prestigious London...
Carrier brings new levels of energy-savings through an innovative solution based on converting fixed speed centrifugal chillers to variable speed units. In their efforts to help customers manage energy consumption and operational costs, Carrier engineers added Greenspeed® intelligence for Variable Speed Drive (VSD) functionality to two Carrier AquaEdge™ 19XR5 centrifugal chillers serving Citi’s UK headquarters at Canary Wharf...Read More
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PD Devices - Improving Railways of the Future
Did you know that "Lightning strikes damaged rail infrastructure an average of 192 times each year between 2010 and 2013, with each strike leading to 361 minutes of delays. In addition, 58 trains a year were cancelled due to damage by lightning" Source: Network Rail So what is being done to help reduce this? PD Devices has a range of products developed with Network Rail designed specifically to reduce the failure rate of Track-side...Read More
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Panasonic Aquarea Heat Pump Success in Ireland’s Famous Ryder Cup Village
Straffan Manor has recently been announced as an award winning development in the Panasonic PRO Awards 2015. A Panasonic Aquarea heating and hot water system was installed in all 21 of the 5-6 bedroom luxury homes in Straffan Co. Kildare, Ireland. The Straffan Manor development was constructed by Mulberry Properties Ltd – a second generation family business, renowned for building prestigious homes in Ireland. Panasonic PRO...Read More
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Twyford Reprise its Fun & Fundraising Bathroom Singer of the Year Competition in...
Following on from the fun and fundraising success of its Bathroom Singer of the Year competition last year, Twyford is running the competition again in partnership with regional radio station, Signal Radio. This year the competition has been given a strong local focus to Twyford with participation open to anyone living in Staffordshire and Cheshire. Correspondingly, all funds raised will go to Help a Signal Child, the charity fund run by...Read More
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Airedale International Returns to the Energy Event with More Energy-Saving...
British cooling expert, Airedale International, returns to this year’s Energy Event (NEC Birmingham, 15 & 16 September 2015) with more innovations in cooling, controls, support and retrofit solutions and a number of award-wins under its belt. A big draw to the stand (number C38) will be the opportunity for visitors to the show to obtain an energy analysis of their cooling system performance leading to an estimate of potential energy savings...Read More
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ARDEX Donates to Community Arts Organisation
ARDEX UK, a system solution provider of high-performance speciality building materials, recently donated products from their tile adhesive and grout range to award winning community arts organisation, Art4Space. Art4Space, established in 1999 by a group of three experienced art professionals’ is a not-for-profit organisation addressing social, educational and health issues. They use art to inspire and strengthen the community...Read More
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