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Mitsubishi Electric - Three-Year Deal Supports ‘I’m a Green Warrior’ Project
Mitsubishi Electric has announced that it has become the official main partner for Wigan Warriors Community Foundation and a key partner of the Foundation’s new I’m a Green Warrior project. I’m a Green Warrior is a ground breaking campaign to advance the growth of a greener community and a sustainable future in Wigan. The Warriors Foundation wants to be the spearhead in engaging hundreds of schools, colleges and businesses...Read More
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Cembrit Introduces PB Flex at the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show
Cembrit, the roofing slate and cladding specialist, will be demonstrating its new versatile building board, Cembrit PB Flex at this year’s National Homebuilding & Renovating show (26th–29th March 2015, NEC Birmingham) on stand F125. Visitors will also have the chance to discuss their projects with the Cembrit team and receive a design of how their property could look with a slate roof. PB Flex -  Specially designed for use on...Read More
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Fläkt Woods - Putting Theory into Practice – Fläkt Woods’ New Car Park CPD is...
Jet fans have long been the ‘go-to’ technology for effective car park ventilation, but developing safe and reliable ventilation systems is often challenging with a lack of consistency in the design process. Practical, powerful and cost effective – it’s no wonder jet thrust fans are now the first choice in car park ventilation throughout the UK. Yet, despite their technological and practical superiority, there is often a lack of cohesion in the industry...Read More
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Lighting Controls Chosen for Arts Club Boutique Hotel
The Arts Club in Mayfair is a London private members club founded in 1863 by, amongst others, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, and Lord Leighton, and is now expanding the facilities it offers to its members to include a boutique 16 room hotel. According to Alice Chadwyck-Healey, executive director, "Many of the Arts Club members have asked us to expand our offering so we expect plenty of demand to stay. We believe that...Read More
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Kingspan Tarec - Come visit Kingspan Tarec® at the Building Centre
Kingspan Tarec®, manufacturer of the market leading Kooltherm® FM Pipe Insulation System, will be running a CIBSE approved CPD roadshow on the 23rd April to accompany its new stand at The Building Centre in London. Sponsored by the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) the roadshow is divided into three separate one hour long seminars; morning, lunchtime and afternoon with food and drink provided at...Read More
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LG Joins Heat Pump Association
LG Electronics has joined the Heat Pump Association and renewed its membership of HEVAC – both under the auspices of FETA – a trade association comprising of six individual associations. “The increase in our activity in the air source heat pump sector warrants us having a serious input to this association and we look forward to sharing the benefits of membership of the HPA with the other members,” said Jody Lees, Head of LG Air...Read More
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Bells Finish 2014 in Style
Bells have secured some of London’s most prestigious projects in a very successful last two quarters of 2014, underlining their standing as the leading supplier of FG Wilson generator set and installers of Generator Turnkey packages in London. The strong reputation of Bells/FG Wilson with major consultants and contractors alike is evident, as Bells were able to position themselves so that they were currently negotiating and securing...Read More
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Fulton Announces Two New Sales Appointments
Following its appointment of Carl Knight as managing director, Fulton is continuing its restructuring with two further appointments. To ensure that the company has engineers specialising in all aspects of the heat transfer sector Fulton has, with immediate effect, announced the appointment of Ian Halliwell (pictured) as its national thermal fluid specialist. Ian joins Fulton from Global Heat Transfer with more 13 years’ experience as a thermal...Read More
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TORMAX Unfolds
The head offices of housing association Plus Dane in Ellesmere Port, welcomes staff and visitors with a smart TORMAX automatic folding entrance system. Originally vacant office space in the centre of the town, it was important that the refurbished facility was fully DDA compliant, ensuring good access for all users. A space-saving solution that can be installed in opening widths of just 90cm, the TORMAX TOP FOLDOR was specified for...Read More
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Belimo - Lars Van Der Haegen to become New CEO of the Belimo Group
Belimo Holding AG in Switzerland announced last December that Dr. Jacques Sanche, CEO, will leave the company at the end of September, 2015. As CEO and President of the Group Executive Committee, Jacques Sanche has influenced and shaped the development of the Belimo Group considerably since September, 2007. During his term in office, the company has grown continuously and further expanded its leading...Read More
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Knauf - Readymix Plasters put Student Digs on Fast Track
More than 100,000m² of Airless Readymix Plaster developed by Knauf – the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems – has accelerated construction and simplified supply chains on a scheme to transform a former brownfield site into one of the largest student developments in Europe. Built in three phases by Metnor Construction, the Portland Green student village on the eastern edge of Newcastle city centre will...Read More
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Wienerberger Unveils Porotherm Discovery Hub to Support the Building Trade
To support both builders and contractors, Wienerberger – the leading supplier of wall, roof and landscaping innovations – has launched the Porotherm Discovery Hub, an innovative, free to use, online portal that supports individuals interested in learning about how to build with the clay block walling system. • Through the discovery hub, builders will be able to see why Porotherm is becoming such a popular system in the UK construction...Read More
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Trend Control Systems - Leading Employer Sows the Seeds of Success with its...
To support National Apprenticeship Week, Trend Control Systems is highlighting the opportunities that its Attitude Apprenticeship Scheme offers to those seeking an exciting and challenging career in the building controls industry. Trend is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of BEMS. With a worldwide distribution and support network covering over 50 countries, its products and systems are increasingly in demand by...Read More
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SSQ Natural Slate - Military Precision Thanks to SSQ
SSQ is providing more than 150,000 of its Del Carmen Ultra slates for use in the refurbishment of the roof at the Royal Military Academy, Surrey. The overall contract, which is worth an estimated £1.5 million, is set to be completed by 2017 with the first slates due to be installed early 2015. Chosen to help update the look of the building without compromising its traditional aesthetic, SSQ’s Del Carmen Ultra slates will provide a first class feel...Read More
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