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AET Flexible Space - UfAC Services Upgrade for The Bond Works, Farringdon Road
AET Flexible Space have just completed a major upgrade of the underfloor air conditioning system at a historic building located in the Clerkenwell area of London, The Bond Works building at 77-79 Farringdon Road. The building was originally constructed in 1882 as the London premises of Lincolnshire based engineering firm, Marshall & Sons, and previously underwent a full redevelopment in 2007 by a group of private investors...Read More
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Glen Dimplex - The Ideal Temperature for a Good Night’s Sleep
Do you find yourself tossing and turning at night, struggling to get to sleep because you’re too hot or cold? The reality is that many of us either spend our winters living in a home that is as cool as we can stand to save money on our heating bills, or we put up with sweltering hot, humid nights. According to the Sleep Council, the ideal bedroom temperature for the best chance at a solid night’s sleep is 18°C, so how can you maintain this...Read More
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Bilco Supplies Special Size Smoke Vents for the New Nine-Storey Car Park...
The massive development of the Addenbrookes Hospital site in Cambridge has seen the construction of several new buildings over the last few years. In addition to the new Papworth Hospital and many other developments as part of the overall plan to create this centre of clinical excellence for the NHS Cambridge University Hospitals, there has also been significant investment in the infrastructure to support this development. Given the...Read More
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Ecodek - Home House, London
Home House is an award winning private members club, located in Portman Square, London. Based in a series of historic Grade II listed Georgian town houses, Home House provides outstanding facilities for its members including luxurious accommodation, superb restaurants and bars, a fitness suite and unique private room hire spaces. Ecodek Select Club installer, the Outdoor Deck Company were commissioned to install over 220sqm of...Read More
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Unitrunk Supplies Major Social Housing Upgrade
Unitrunk’s multi-compartment trunking and Uniklip cable tray have been specified for the first three of 36 planned refurbishments of multi-occupancy social housing properties in Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton Homes, which manages homes owned by Wolverhampton Council, plans to upgrade the electrical installation in the common areas of 36 multi-occupancy buildings over the next five years, with new mains supply...Read More
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Selectaglaze - A Property is Never too Old for Secondary Glazing
Mr and Mrs Golds live in a 600 year old house in Chiddingstone, which is one of Kent’s oldest and most picturesque villages. Their home lies on a main country road connecting local villages and just a stone’s throw away is a lively local pub. Despite the Grade II Listing, the previous owners had, at some point, replaced the original windows for single glazed crittal units, which looked out of keeping with the rest of the property. Therefore, the...Read More
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CK Direct - Gino D’Acampo - My Pasta Bar
Gino D’Acampo’s My Pasta Bar on Fleet Street in London had received several complaints from the offices above about bad odours emitting from the kitchen. Neighbours complained of a strong smell of garlic in the mornings and spicy smells during the course of the day. After 6 months of trials in the kitchen to try and rectify the problem, and discussions with the offices affected, the issue became an urgent one. The offices affected were...Read More
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TheisCraft Emergency Lighting Five Point Guide
Richard Merchant, commercial director at TheisCraft, explains the five main points that facilities managers must consider when configuring an emergency lighting system. Emergency lighting gives occupants a way of evacuating a building safely in the event of a fire and the part it plays in a comprehensive life safety system should never be ignored or underestimated. There are a number of factors facilities managers need to think about when...Read More
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Glazing Vision - Contemporary Extension Brings New Life to Yummy Yorkshire
Continued growth has allowed Yummy Yorkshire, one of Yorkshire’s favourite cafes and ice cream parlours, to expand with a new contemporary extension. Creating the contemporary link between the existing and new structure is Glazing Vision’s Ridgeglaze rooflight; which showcases the outstanding views on offer with its frameless view. Situated on Delph Farm, a working dairy farm nestled in the Pennine countryside close...Read More
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Complete Stair Systems - Bespoke Spiral Staircase - London
This spiral staircase was supplied to a property developer involved in creating a new estate agents in Islington, London. Our client was a large construction firm refurbishing a commercial property in Islington, London. A feature spiral staircase was required to create a ‘grand entrance’ for the new premier estate agency who would shortly be taking residence. The spiral staircase was to span over two floors of the property previously...Read More
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Wienerberger Showcases its Support for Women in the Industry
With just 11% of women making up the entire engineering workforce in the UK, building materials manufacturer Wienerberger promotes diversity and gender equality throughout the company by encouraging more women to enter the sector. Following International Women in Engineering Day, which took place in June, Wienerberger is highlighting the success of Pippa Salt and Laura Emms, two Continuous Improvement...Read More
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ABB Emergi-Lite - The New 2018 Emergency Lighting Product Catalogue Available
This catalogue provides emergency lighting system designers, installers and site maintenance teams with a comprehensive guide to our extensive emergency lighting offerings and central power supply systems. Emergi-Lite is a leading life safety solutions provider, delivering state-of-the-art systems and products into the emergency lighting marketplace. We focus on supporting our customers at all points of the emergency...Read More
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