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Frenger - 20 Years of Multi Service Chilled Beam Solutions
Frenger supplied & installed the world’s largest Chilled Ceiling (175,000m²) at the Shell Building in 1962. Nowadays Frenger Systems manufacture Chilled Beam Technology and supplied & installed the world’s largest Multi Service Chilled Beam (MSCB) project in 2007 (4,500 MSCB units) at 55 Baker Street. MSCB units can utilise either passive or active beam technologies. They provide visually stunning yet 100% functional building...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Iconic Bristol Landmark Takes Shape...
Standing in a prominent position overlooking the city’s Harbourside, the former Bristol General Hospital is an iconic and long-admired building. The Grade II listed site in Lower Guinea Street is now being redeveloped as 205 luxury apartments and houses with between one and four bedrooms, giving the former hospital - which first opened in 1832 - a new purpose. City & Country, which specialises in the redevelopment of heritage...Read More
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Xylem to Showcase Expanded Range at Pump Centre Conference 2018
Xylem, a global water technology leader, will be showcasing a range of wastewater and clean water pumps at the renowned Pump Centre Conference and Exhibition at the Telford International Centre on 3rd May. In line with this year’s technical theme - ‘Resilience of Pumps and Pumping Systems’ - Xylem will display a number of durable solutions from its Flygt, Lowara and Godwin product portfolios, many of which will be making...Read More
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Vertiv - Noriker Power
Noriker Power is a fast-growing company, which develops rapid response, flexible power systems to deliver services such as frequency control to the UK National Grid. These plants are a major component of the future control infrastructure of the grid, and are being built to address problems brought about by the decommissioning of old power stations, the decarbonisation of electricity production and the transition to renewable...Read More
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Samsung Climate Solutions Partners with RAC Magazine to Produce...
Samsung, a world leader in climate solutions, has partnered with RAC Magazine to produce industry report, ‘Cooling for Retailers’, which highlights a number of elements that retailers need to take into account when specifying air conditioning. Perry Jackson, Head of Air Conditioning at Samsung said: “Samsung is the industry leader in heating and cooling innovation and we want to encourage installers and specifiers to deliver...Read More
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TORMAX - Aesthetic Automatic Access for Cathedral
A magnificent Grade 1 listed building, Birmingham Cathedral (St Philips) is a rare and very fine example of English Baroque architecture. As part of a significant refurbishment of the interior, TORMAX was contracted to supply and automate two sets of traditional, wood-framed glass swing doors, providing DDA compliant access to the main lobby area. Helping maintain the architectural integrity of the building...Read More
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Glazing Vision - Pitchglaze Roof Window with Frameless Design...
A new, pitched roof extension to a private residence in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex now incorporates a stylish, modern kitchen and a family dining area complete with a lovely garden aspect. The installation of an impactful and contemporary Pitchglaze roof window from Glazing Vision, has enhanced the quality of light in the kitchen and provided for spectacular sky-only views. The homeowner’s brief to his architect in seeking to extend the...Read More
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Airedale International - ACIS BMS - Shortlisted BCIA Finalist
Power means nothing without control. Without the capability to monitor, you cannot learn, develop, adapt and grow. Airedale’s Building Management System (BMS) allows all of these things, and its user-friendly, intuitive approach has seen ACIS™ recently shortlisted within the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) technical product innovation of the year award category. ACIS™ BMS is an integrated software approach...Read More
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Grundfos - No Let up for Poor Pump Performance
The MEES (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard) was originally introduced in 2015. From April, these standards will stipulate that non-domestic landlords, including public-sector landlords, will not be able to continue letting any property, that has an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) in the worst performing rating bands of F or G. This puts those elements that are part of a buildings fixed services involving the heating...Read More
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Danfoss Shows How to ‘Do it Differently’ at Drives & Controls
Visitors to the Danfoss Drives stand D751 at this year’s Drives & Control Show (NEC 10 to 12 April 2018) will be able to find out about the important benefits of ‘Doing it Differently’ - making informed and independent choices about motors and drives rather than settling for a package solution that may be less than optimal. The stand is themed around the Do it Differently concept, and features displays that showcase its three...Read More
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SPC Announces Exciting Plans for the Future Under New Ownership
British HVAC manufacturers, SPC have announced new ownership as of February 2018. The company’s product portfolio includes heating/cooling coils, fan convectors, trench heaters, radiant panels, air curtains and heat pipes. SPC’s new Managing Director, Steve Gage has been SPC’s Sales Director for the last 3 years building a solid sales force to drive the business forward. Jeremy Davies has become Sales Director...Read More
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Ideal Standard Congratulates Long Serving Business Director...
Ideal Standard has announced that Director of Business Development & Ireland John Robinson will take up an industry ambassador role with the company following his decision to step down from the UK Executive Board in April. John, who has worked for Ideal Standard for 31 years, has accepted the opportunity to work in the capacity of a Non-Executive Director as an Industry Ambassador on a part-time basis. In his new role...Read More
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Andel’s Global Distributor Conference takes Place in Yorkshire
Award-winning Yorkshire manufacturer, Andel, has just wrapped up its Export Distributor Conference, which brought together dealers and partners from all corners of the globe including the Americas, Europe and Asia. The conference comes as the Huddersfield-based manufacturer celebrates a 25% increase in export sales last year. Delegates attended from more than seven countries across the world - an increase from five...Read More
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Trend Creates a Comfortable & Safe Environment at Bournville Gardens
Named The Older People’s Development of the Year by Inside Housing magazine, Bournville Gardens retirement village boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities for high-quality living. It aims to use energy as efficiently as possible, maintain perfect climate conditions and keep residents safe, which is why it uses a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) from Trend. Operated by registered charity, The ExtraCare Charitable Trust...Read More
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Other Industry News
Purus’ Tile Adapter Grates: Installation Instructions Now Available on the Purus Website
Polyflor - Noppe Stud Tiles Create a Space for Architecture Students at Loughborough...
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