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Kingspan Access Floors - Pioneering Attiro Flooring System to be Installed in...
Kingspan Access Floors has secured an order for its pioneering new Attiro accessible oak flooring to be installed in a £30 million building constructed by Balfour Beatty for Sheffield Hallam University. Attiro secures magnetically to Kingspan steel encapsulated raised access flooring, achieving the look of a traditional wood floor but without limiting access to the raised floor and void beneath. A total of 200 sq m of Attiro will be installed in...Read More
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Pilkington energiKare™ Breaks 25 Million Milestone
Pilkington United Kingdom Limited has sold more than 25 million Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) through its Pilkington energiKare™ scheme since its launch in 2007. Designed to meet the growing demand for energy-efficient windows, the scheme includes both double and triple glazing IGUs that improve the thermal efficiency of homes. It also enables installers and fabricators to market IGUs under the Pilkington energiKare™ brand...Read More
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Wienerberger Launches the Big Porotherm Guide
Wienerberger - the leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations - has launched the eagerly anticipated ‘Big Porotherm Guide’ to support the use of the innovative clay block walling system. The guide, which has been created for architects, engineers and technical managers, features a wealth of technical information and will include the recently launched Porotherm Best Practice Guide. The guide, which is split into six sections...Read More
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danfloor - Why Good Design is Vital for Dementia Sufferers
Good design is about enhancing and improving the environment in which people live and should be an underlying principle when it comes to the design of any care setting, especially those that accommodate people living with dementia. Choosing the right flooring solution is essential when designing for dementia and selecting the right colour is even more important. Care Home Management magazine invited Catherine Helliker...Read More
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Grundfos Pumps - Kelpies are the Mane Event
Although only a recent addition to the Scottish tourist scene, the 2 x 30 metre high, 300 tonnes horses head sculptures in Falkirk, known as The Kelpies, have certainly made their presence felt. The name is a derivation from mythological beasts who it was said possess the strength and endurance of 10 horses. 18-months later and these structures are a major tourist attraction with a brand new Visitor Centre to support them. The original...Read More
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Forterra - Thousands of Bricks Donated to Leicester College by Forterra
Building products firm Forterra has donated 10,000 bricks to Leicester College for budding student bricklayers to use on construction courses. The bricks and blocks donated by Forterra, formerly known as Hanson Building Products, one of the largest providers of building products in the country, will be used by the students to build practice walls, foundations and other features as part of their NVQ courses. The recent rise in...Read More
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Purus Mini Series Floor Gullies Installed at Belvedere Manor
Purus Limited, the manufacturer and supplier of level-access wetroom drainage and floor gullies, are proud to announce that their Minimax 50 floor gully from the Purus Mini Series range has recently been installed at the Belvedere Manor Care Home. Belvedere Manor, part of the Silk Healthcare group, is an 84-bed care home in Colne, Lancashire which opened this year. Belvedere Manor chose Purus’ Minimax 50 to be installed into the level-access...Read More
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RCM Products Swirl Diffuser Range
Swirl Diffusers are designed to produce a horizontal, radial air pattern with a turbulent, high entrainment jet, with a high air handling capacity they are ideally suited for applications with high heating or cooling differentials, with this handling capacity, the swirl diffuser is suitable for use in industrial and comfort conditioning environments. In 2014, one of RCM’s projects was the supply of Swirl and Slot diffuser to the high profile Edinburgh International...Read More
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EURO-DIESEL Scale New Heights
Lifting a 1500 kVA DRUPS onto the roof of a 10 storey building in one of the busiest areas of North London is no mean feat. It took 16 weeks of planning with the local authorities to facilitate the necessary road closures and a precious window granted of little over 24 hours. The 400 ton crane was assembled on site by a secondary crane and slowly the monster took shape. After some tense moments watching the wind speed all our...Read More
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TheisCraft Launches New Corporate Brochure
TheisCraft Lighting Controls manufactures and supplies industry leading commercial and architectural lighting control systems and modular wiring solutions. Working closely with consultants, contractors and architects we provide everything from system design, CAD, technical support and commissioning to on-going maintenance. We’ve just launched our new corporate brochure which gives you an overview of the products and...Read More
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Gilberts of Blackpool - Change in the Air…
Ventilation strategies are being given a breath of fresh air with developments at Gilberts (Blackpool). The company, already established as Britain’s leading air movement manufacturer, is expanding and restructuring its commercial team as part of a strategy to give architects, specifiers and M&E consultants an enhanced specialist service. The first phase is now under way, with the promotion of Pete Sedgwick to national...Read More
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Fläkt Woods - Alex Moore Wins Essex Apprentice of the Year!
Fläkt Woods' apprentice Alex Moore has won 'Apprentice of the Year' at the recent Essex Countywide Business Awards in Southend. Alex who recently finished his apprenticeship in August 2015 was extremely proud to win the award. He had previously won Colchester Apprenticeship of the year at last year's regional event. Alex was very pleased to gain such a significant achievement and went on to say "I have really enjoyed doing my...Read More
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LG Welcomes Bublshop as New Distributor
Leading air conditioning and energy solutions specialists LG has welcomed a new distributor to its ranks with the arrival of Bublshop based in Gillingham in Dorset. The new distributorship will be focusing on the sale and promotion of the LG Therma V air to water heat pump range and has already set up an impressive training centre at its base in Gillingham and begun training with customers. It is planning to target commercial LG heating system...Read More
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Twyford Bathrooms - Win a Free iPad by Completing the Merchant Survey
Twyford places great importance on offering you a range of products and services that best cater to your individual needs and requirements. Our objective is to support you as a long-term partner in the forthcoming years and thereby contribute to the success of your company. Customer orientation, an irrevocable focus on quality and service and close business relations are the cornerstones of our business. For us, this also means...Read More
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