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Pilkington Planar™ brings the Central Library in Tulsa, Oklahoma into the 21st...
When the City of Tulsa set out to renovate its 50-year-old Central Library building - one of its best-loved landmarks - it wanted to bring it up to date in every respect, aesthetically, energy-performance-wise and in terms of the visitor experience it offers. The brief was to modernise the building without losing its period character. From a glazing perspective, this meant bringing more light into the interior while enhancing the...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex Sterling Data Solution for Football Club’s State-of-the-Art Media...
A vast amount of data cabling is required to keep Swansea City Football Club’s media centre running smoothly - and Marshall-Tufflex’s Sterling Curve and Sterling XL PVC-U trunking have provided the perfect cable management solutions. The club plays in the English Football League Championship and its media centre is regularly used by news and media agencies, such as Sky Sports, for outside broadcasts, interviews and...Read More
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Polyflor - Expona Bevel Line Ensures Stress Free Departures at Cardiff Airport
Luxury vinyl tiles from the Expona Bevel Line Collection were used as part of a brand new departures area which was recently unveiled at Cardiff Airport. The £4m project, which was completed in partnership with Cardiff interior design practice Powell, includes a brand new, spacious extension to the departures area which overlooks the airfield; a new Costa Coffee; an extended and relocated WH Smith store and the 51° Executive...Read More
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DMS - Hardwick Hall Elizabethan Country House
DMS Metering Solutions supplied the Sontex range of Heat Meters to the Hardwick Hall project. The project entailed removal of the existing biomass boilers to then be replaced with 2 ETA 200KW boilers. The main Hardwick Hall, the restaurant and the holiday cottages are being serviced by the new district heating system. Total biomass also installed a number of UnicoCoder hot water meters , with an M-Bus output to log the data of...Read More
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Spirax Sarco - Enhance Steam Quality with New HACCP Guide
Those concerned with quality within the food and beverage industry will already be very familiar with the concept of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), though many will be less familiar with including steam within their HACCP approach. The launch of the new guide aims to provide a step-by-step process to helping facilities managers ensure the quality of their final product is achieved at all times by including steam...Read More
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Socomec - Game Changing DC Power - Coming to a Data Centre Near You
As power densities increase, colocation and hyperscale data centre operators need to maximise every opportunity to reduce power consumption - and associated costs. One such opportunity is to use energy saving 380V direct current (DC) which could be a game changer for the entire data centre industry. Today, the industrial world uses power based on alternating current; there is, however, a movement towards using DC...Read More
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Schneider Electric Turns up the Volume on Bonus Giveaways
Schneider Electric, the leader in energy management and efficiency, is offering contractors the chance to claim fantastic bonuses against their purchases of selected Schneider Electric equipment. Until the end of 2018, contractors are invited to turn up the volume of their orders to receive bonus rewards for their team when they spend over £2,000. To enter, place your order with your local Schneider Electric approved stockist, register your...Read More
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Xylem Celebrates World Toilet Day to Raise Awareness for the Global Sanitation Crisis
On November 19, the World Toilet Day is celebrated, to help raise awareness for the 2.5 billion people around the world who still lack access to clean, safe sanitation facilities. Wastewater has changed in the last decade. The objects being thrown into the toilet today is an increasing problem for pumping stations. Too many solids such as household waste, sanitary products and damp toilet paper, but also food residues are often found...Read More
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ABB Breakthrough Drives the Development of Environmentally-Friendly HV...
ABB has successfully tested a cost-effective way to replace petroleum-derived mineral oil in power transformers with an environmentally-friendly ester fluid. Mineral oil is used as an insulating fluid for HV power transformers, but ester fluids are biodegradable, non-toxic, and offer superior fire resistance to mineral oil. ABB’s solution avoids changing the costliest and most complex parts of a transformer, keeping expense...Read More
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Grundfos Help to Rebuild Mosul
Having rarely been out of the news, Mosul is now attempting to re-build itself after suffering many years of constant bombardment and shelling. This, the second largest city in Iraq, saw some of the most violent clashes during the recent conflict that left this area virtually without any infrastructure or access to basic resources. To support the demands for water, Grundfos Pumps have been working with the United Nations Development...Read More
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Carlo Gavazzi - Visit us at the EMEX Exhibition
Carlo Gavazzi would like to invite you to visit us at this year’s EMEX exhibition at London’s Excel. Come along to stand no E52 to see one of largest energy management and smart building ranges in the UK. Meeting the demands of intelligent buildings require flexibility and intelligence within the infrastructure to keep up with the pace of change to ensure less energy is consumed. It’s all about getting the technology and strategy right...Read More
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Furse - New Design & Technical Solutions Brochure Available Now!
Specialist advice from our fully qualified technical engineers - focusing on your earthing & lightning issues and concerns. Experience to provide the optimum design – one that doesn’t use more material than is necessary, saving you money. Our knowledge of the latest products ensures a tailored design that can be installed using the most appropriate and up-to-date products. Furse designs comply with all recognised standards - national...Read More
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