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Pentair’s Thermal Building Solutions Provides Raychem Underfloor Heating...
Pentair’s Thermal Buildings Solutions has recently provided Phoenix Electrical with 15 Km of Raychem T2Red self-regulating floor heating cable to provide heating in apartments and lobby areas at De Vere Gardens, a development of 97 luxury apartments in the heart of Kensington. 4.5 Km of Raychem FS frost protection cable was also provided to protect exposed pipework in the basement. Installed by Jointing Technologies, the T2Red...Read More
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Carrier UK - Helicoptering Chillers to the Hilton Metropole
Carrier Air Conditioning, a division of Toshiba Carrier UK Limited, enlisted the skills of a Swiss helicopter lifting specialist to deliver two new state-of-the-art chillers onto the roof-top of the Metropole Hilton in central London. The air conditioning supplier had originally planned to use a heavy duty crane to remove the two existing R22-based chillers and replace them new high efficiency Carrier Aquasnap heat pump units, with a combined cooling...Read More
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Selectaglaze - The Transformation of a Coastal Artillery Fort, into a Hospital &...
Former Bartlet Hospital has been transformed, with Gipping Homes renovating it into 34 luxurious residences, while retaining the beautiful features of this Grade II Historic Site. Overlooking the eastern end of the Felixstowe promenade, the former hospital has had an intriguing history. Still standing on site are the remains of the vast walls of Martello Tower, which made up a small coastal artillery fort. The towers were built between 1810...Read More
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AET Flexible Space - Under Floor Air Conditioning for Centrica Energy...
Under Floor Air Conditioning proved to be a flexible and modular approach for heating and cooling the Aberdeen headquarters of one of the UK’s leading oil and gas companies, Centrica Energy. The £45 million IQ Building was part of a major redevelopment of a dilapidated western area of Aberdeen, the Justice Mill Lane project, comprising grade A office accommodation, a high quality business hotel and underground parking. The development...Read More
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Taylor-Maxwell - Bespoke Stonework on a £25 Million New-Build Private Mansion...
Bristol-based stonemasons Rowland turned to Vobster Cast Stone (part of the Taylor Maxwell Group) to create a stunning exterior look for this luxury one-off California-style residential dwelling. With 22,000 square feet of floor space over four floors, Windlesham Court sits between Ascot and Sunningdale in one of the most sought-after locations in England. Set in four acres of landscaped gardens and woodland in leafy Surrey, it has eight...Read More
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Levolux Brings Colour to Bournemouth
The completion of a new multi-storey car park in Madeira Road, Bournemouth, which features a colourful external screening solution from Levolux, marks the start of a £40 million regeneration project for the area. The 382-space car park, designed by Brightspace Architects, has become a high profile landmark for residents and visitors, since opening in March 2014. The development of a 70 foot tall car park forms part of Bournemouth...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Pro-Mec Green Award Donation Goes to Life-Saving Air...
Leading M&E Contractor, Pro-Mec UK Ltd has recently donated £1,000 to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after receiving an award for its pioneering environmental work as part of Mitsubishi Electric’s ‘Green Gateway Awards’. The Awards were created by Mitsubishi Electric to recognise the important contribution of its partners in encouraging energy efficiency in the built environment and, in addition to a trophy the winner receives the...Read More
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Cembrit - Cemwood Saves Time on Bricklaying
A construction company has saved time and money by opting to install Cembrit Cemwood cladding as an alternative to bricks, at a newly built community centre in Quakers Yard, South Wales. The Fir Tree Community Association Centre wanted to open a centre in Merthyr Valley to support the local community. Work began on the new site in April 2014. Bridgend-based construction company, Holbrook Construction was the...Read More
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PMA UK - Machine Building Applications from PMA
At PMA Cable Protection, we have been creating cable protection solutions for 40 years; adapting and expanding our locations and product range with an ever evolving market. Today, we are a leading brand in cable protection, with 6,500 products to our name, supplying over 45 countries across the world; best known for our work in the rail industry. However, we don't only supply the rail industry with cable protection systems; a considerable...Read More
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Heat Mat Installer Training Day
Heat Mat Underfloor Heating will be running their second installer training day in conjunction with DCET at their Redruth site on 12th June 2015. The one-day training session will include advice on how to fit electric underfloor heating, demonstrations and product information. There will be the chance to fit a system and program thermostats along with seminar sessions on Heat Mat’s electric underfloor heating, associated accessories and Ice and...Read More
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Breathing Buildings Patent News
Following consideration of European Patent number EP (UK) 1 882 129 entitled "Passive Ventilation Stack", of which patent Breathing Buildings Limited is the exclusive licensee, GDL Air Systems has, without any admission of liability, decided to voluntarily withdraw from the market its MX and Fusion passive stack products using one or more fans to assist with mixing of air. A full copy of the patent can be found on the EPO website at...Read More
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Knauf - Knightsbridge ‘Super Flat’ Benefits from Knauf Flooring Systems
A multi-million pound apartment at one of London’s most exclusive developments, One Hyde Park in Knightsbridge, now has improved acoustics and sophisticated cable management with the installation of FHB acoustic partial access flooring developed by Knauf, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building materials and systems. As part of a £500,000 refurbishment, contractors Management Construction Technology...Read More
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Condair - Pat Byrne Joins Condair
Pat Byrne has joined Condair, formerly JS Humidifiers, as the Area Sales Manager for Ireland. Pat, who is based in Gorey County Wexford, has over 20 years experience in the HVAC and humidification industry having previously worked at Cofely and JCI (formerly York). In his new role at Condair, Pat will be responsible for supporting sales of Condair’s humidification and evaporative cooling products and services across Ireland...Read More
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Polyflor - Expona Flow Flooring Adds Impact to School Dining Hall
Expona Flow PUR sheet vinyl flooring from Polyflor was chosen by Broad Oak Primary School in Didsbury, Manchester as a hard wearing flooring option that would smarten up their dining area and give years of performance in this high traffic area. The eye catching Reclaimed Chevron 9830 design from the Expona Flow PUR range was installed by Manchester based Barratt & Hughes flooring contractors in the school’s canteen area. Launched...Read More
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