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CPD Certified Seminars & Lunch ‘n’ Learn Seminars
Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Book a CPD seminar with a leading company within the construction industry and have a free lunch brought to your UK office or site. We offer an extensive range of CPD seminars and Lunch ‘n’ Learn seminars which can be found via the CPD Seminars library on BuildingDesign and is constantly being updated. CPDs are crucial to ensure employees enhance and maintain...Read More
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Monodraught - Bespoke Natural Lighting Solution for Battersea Power Station...
Battersea Power Station, the iconic building which was first built in the 1930s, has stood empty since 1983. It is one of the largest brick buildings in Europe, and is one of central London’s largest, most visionary and eagerly anticipated new town centres, in which roughly half the development will comprise of shops, restaurants and office space. In addition, there will be a six-acre public park, a town square and a new tube station...Read More
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Honeywell Gent - 50 Bank Street makes an Investment in Gent Life Safety
London’s Canary Wharf comprises some of the world’s most sought after office, leisure and retail space. One of its most recognisable buildings is 50 Bank Street, which now benefits from cutting edge life safety solutions from Honeywell Gent, installed by Pacific Fire & Security. Just over 30 years ago Canary Wharf was a semi-desolate former docklands on London’s Isle of Dogs. Then, in 1987, a plan was hatched to build 97 acres...Read More
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Remeha - Durham Cathedral Needed to Update its Heating System
Open Treasure restores three of the most spectacular areas of the cathedral, transforming them into new exhibition spaces. Stewart Park, Technical Director at TGA Consulting Engineers, described the requirements of the project. “Reliability was important due to the need to maintain continuous central heating services in these very important spaces. Ease of installation was an additional factor, given the listed status and medieval fabric...Read More
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Catnic Provides a Sustainable Future for Former Cow Shed
A conversion project in Somerset has utilised a number of products from Catnic to provide practical and sustainable living accommodation, suitable for retirement. Coates Farm has employed Catnic’s SSR²® Standing Seam Roofing and Cladding System as well as Catnic lintels to ensure the environmental impact of the building is kept to a minimum. Situated in Kittisford, a small picturesque village near Wellington, Coates Farm is...Read More
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Kingspan Industrial Insulation - Overheating in Building Services Applications
Climate change is redefining how we design, specify, construct and maintain our built environment and, as we look to the future, its influence is only likely to increase. Global surface temperatures are on the rise and naturally, this raises significant concerns about overheating. One solution is to install active air conditioning technologies. However, these products have high energy demand and can substantially increase...Read More
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ABB Distribution Solutions - ABB-tacteo® KNX Sensor
KNX sensors made of glass for the most demanding individual requirements. The ABB-tacteo® KNX Sensor is an individually-configurable control element for intelligent building management of luxury hotels, public buildings and high class residential buildings. This makes each sensor unique in design and function. Individually configurable - Use the ABB-tacteo® configurator to design your own individual KNX sensor...Read More
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Grundfos - Sporting Spotlight is Back on Glasgow
With the sporting spotlight on Glasgow for the second time in recent years, this historic city is once again acting as a major sports event host, this time for the European Championships. These Euros, that will see 4,500 people compete for medals, are being split between two cities - Glasgow and Berlin, with Berlin hosting the athletes and Glasgow the aquatics, rowing, gymnastics, cycling, triathlon and golf. Two of the major focal points...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - Wire Basket & Floor Boxes Installed at Prestigious Office
Fast-Coupling Wire Basket and 700 floor boxes have been installed into a prestigious South London office redevelopment. The multi-million pound Edinburgh House Project, located in Kennington’s conservation area, has seen the complete refurbishment of a 1960s office block into a spacious, contemporary workspace complete with a south-facing central atrium, café, seating areas and a conference suite. Thousands of metres of 65mm...Read More
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Systemair - Finalists in Two Categories for the RAC Cooling Awards 2018
We are thrilled to announce our Menerga Adconair AdiabaticzeroGWP AHU has been nominated in 2 categories: • Air Conditioning Innovation - Cooling (non-chillers) • Air Conditioning Product of the year - VRFS, Splits and other cooling. Menerga proves that effective cooling can take place without compression refrigeration systems. This is possible with its new carbon-neutral AdiabaticzeroGWP cooling technology, on the basis of...Read More
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Harlequin Floors - Kevin & Karen Sensational on Cascade
Strictly Come Dancing’s pro ballroom couple Kevin and Karen Clifton have been thrilling audiences on their sensational second tour of the UK. The headline duo, together with a supporting cast of dancers, vocalists and live 12-piece show band are pushing the boundaries of Ballroom and Latin choreography with their high energy performances, glittering costumes, compelling storytelling and rousing sounds. Choreographed by BAFTA...Read More
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Specialised Sports Products - Outdoor Play Area Flooring in Dair House School
Outdoor play area flooring and recycled rainbow plastic fencing transformed the play area for the EYFS children in Dair House School, Slough. Both the flooring and the new fencing add colour and safety to the play area. The playground had a large expanse of natural turf and a flagstone area next to the building. The flagstones were harsh for the children to fall on and were rather dull. The natural turf became unusable in wet weather...Read More
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Schneider Electric Opens its Doors to Specifiers
Schneider Electric, the leader in energy management and automation, has launched a series of free events for the UK’s Mechanical and Electrical Specifier network. The sessions will help educate Specifiers on the latest technologies, give them a chance to network with their peers and advance their professional development. Specifiers working in this fast-paced industry are responsible for the design and solutions of electrical...Read More
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