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The Generator Company - Temporary Transformer for Docklands Data Centre
Since opening in 1990 this Docklands Data Centre is Europe’s first purpose-built, neutral data centre and has grown to become one of the largest, global data centre providers facilitating the majority of the London Internet Exchange’s (LINX’s) capacity. This data centre is the only company in the UK that operates an on-site private dual primary substation encompassing a total capacity of 50MVA with cooling and two 132kV power lines directly...Read More
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Legrand - A Power Distribution System that Walks the Walk & Talks the Talk
One of the most recent buildings to be added to the London skyline is 20 Fenchurch Street – also known as the Walkie Talkie. Standing at 525 ft tall, the Walkie Talkie’s interior is just as advanced as the exterior and, whilst not immediately obvious, it features one of the most efficient and flexible methods of workstation power distribution. A number of Legrand products were specified by multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Hilson Moran...Read More
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Danfoss - VLT® Drives Meet Ventilation Demands in the Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest took place in Vienna from 18 to 23 May 2015 and was won by Swedish singer “Mans Zelmerlow”. Last year’s contest, held in the home of the VLT frequency converter in Denmark, was won by Austria who hosted the contest this year. With approx. 110,000 visitors and 1700 journalists gasping in enthusiasm during the nine shows, an abundance of fresh air was vital. VLT frequency converter controlled ventilation units...Read More
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Uniflair Ltd Launches New Website
Uniflair continues to lead the way as a provider of technologically advanced cooling solutions. Our new website is full of useful information about our range of solutions, services, case studies and CPD events. Regular content will keep you up to date with all Uniflair’s latest news, company updates, technological developments and new product advances. Take a look at our latest generation of free cooling Turbocor chillers...Read More
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UPS Ltd - How Modern UPS Topology Contributes to Scalable Data Centres
Since the financial crisis, capital for new projects has become much harder to obtain. Investing speculatively in projected future demand for IT capacity has become impossible in many circumstances. Businesses are instead starting to use a modular, scalable approach to their data centre requirements; starting from a minimal size and growing incrementally in pace with the demand for capacity. To achieve this agility, support services...Read More
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EURO-DIESEL Attended Several Congress & Exhibitions all Over the World
On 14th May 2015, EURO-DIESEL participated in the 4th edition of DCD Converged Brazil Government’s exhibition at the Hotel Royal Tulip Brasilia. The event brought many industries professionals in order to discuss current challenges in the data centre segment In Brazil. Ten days before, the Middle East also welcomed DCD Converged event. Dubai being the business hub in the region, DCD Dubai is a biggest event and the only one that...Read More
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Swish Building Products Seals the Deal with Almo
Swish Building Products has been named roofline and rainwater supplier for a rolling refurbishment programme by ALMO, Your Homes Newcastle (YHN). Supplied and installed by Swish Approved Installer JDP Contracting Services, the Swish roofline and rainwater systems will be installed on around 500 homes per year. YHN demanded an 'equal or approved' product in response to its performance specification. The contractor selected...Read More
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Dimplex - Northern Delights with Dimplex Ground Source Heat Pumps
An energy efficient approach to construction, using low maintenance building materials together with Dimplex ground source heat pumps, is proving the key to cost-effective heating at a collection of ten new homes built by Shetland Islands Council in Brae. Brae is situated on the Shetland Island known as Mainland and has roughly the same latitude as Oslo, Helsinki and St Petersburg – which goes some way to explaining the climate experienced...Read More
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Fläkt Woods - Energy Symposium from Fläkt Woods
Fläkt Woods, a leading manufacturer of ventilation and air movement products, is running its second Energy Efficiency Symposium on Thursday 18 June, following the success of a similar event held last December. Being held at The Building Centre, London, guests are invited to join the Fläkt Woods team as well as guest speaker, Professor Tim Dwyer, from 6pm, to learn more about the critical issue of indoor air quality (IAQ) and good...Read More
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Taylor Maxwell - Loughborough College Leicestershire
The new build £15m entrance building for the performing and visual arts centre at Loughborough College has transformed the public gateway to the college through 180° and now faces the town centre. Ben Harris of Willmott Dixon said: “This ambitious campus makeover has quite literally turned Loughborough College around. This highly visible public façade makes a clear statement about Loughborough College; modern, forward looking...Read More
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LG Moves to New Surrey HQ
Leading air conditioning and air source heat pump supplier LG has moved to new headquarters from its former home in Slough. The new offices are in Weybridge in Surrey, close to junction 11 of the M25. The impressive new offices will house the UK HQ for all LG divisions, at Brooklands, the site of the world famous banked Brooklands motor racing track, parts of which can still be seen at the site. The Brooklands motor circuit was the first...Read More
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Grundfos Permanent Magnet Motor Joins ECA List
The Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) scheme is a government scheme that was introduced in 2001 to encourage businesses to purchase energy efficient products and thereby help to reduce CO2 emissions. Companies, who invest in products that are on the approved Energy Technology List (ETL) can get the benefit of being able to claim 100% first year capital allowances on their outlay. The claim also allows for the inclusion...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Olympian Rowers Visit Ecodan Boat at BMW PGA...
The Mitsubishi Electric sponsored Ecodan boat had some very special guests at the BMW PGA Golf Championship as the nation’s most successful Olympic rowers Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent called to lend their support. The pair visited the Mitsubishi Electric stand within the Championship tented village at the four-day event at the Wentworth Club, to shake the hands of the All Beans No Monkeys team, who will row the...Read More
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Purus are Featured in the May Issue of Heating & Plumbing Magazine
Purus’ Mini Series Floor Gullies advert has been featured in Heating and Plumbing Magazine for their May issue, with a focus on our BBA-Certified Minimax 50 and Mini Brage 50, both of which can be installed into vinyl and tiled floors and are featured on BIMobject. Our Mini Series Floor Gullies all include a NOOD no-odour water trap which acts as a one-way valve and prevents any foul air from escaping, even if the trap dries out. View their advert...Read More
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