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Trend takes to the Water at the Cambridge University Boathouse
Located on the River Great Ouse in Ely, the new Cambridge University Boathouse is a state-of-the-art facility that acts as a centre of excellence for rowing. It aims to use energy as efficiently as possible and maintain perfect comfort conditions for occupants and users of the facility, which is why it uses a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) from Trend. Up until recently, Cambridge University’s three rowing clubs...Read More
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Monodraught - Woking Civic Centre Installs Low-Carbon High Performance Hybrid...
Monodraught hybrid cooling systems were recently installed at Woking Civic Centre. Cool-phase has been installed in the newly refurbished and relocated front of house Job Centre Plus area, group session room and shared conference room. Cool-phase is a low-energy cooling and ventilation system that creates a thermally comfortable, fresh and healthy indoor environment by monitoring internal air quality and...Read More
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Andel - Floodline Leak Detection System Manufacturer Andel Heads ‘Down Under’...
Huddersfield-based Andel, Britain’s largest manufacturer of specialist in-building water, oil and gas leak detection systems, is pursuing further growth in overseas markets following its global success which has seen exports grow 20 per cent year-on-year. The move will see Andel representatives visiting Australia, Singapore and the Netherlands this month alone in order to meet its international distributors and showcase products to...Read More
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Crabtree - Former Rolls Royce Building Transformed into Community Hub...
A significant building project to transform Marble Hall into a community hub for Osmaston, including a nursery, day-care centre, health services, café and offices. The Brief  • Provide power, data and telecom services to the new Marble Hall complex • Deliver a clean, crisp finish throughout the building, with trouble-free and reliable control • Consider the unique character of Marble Hall - a prestigious and important historical...Read More
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Bells City Portfolio Grows
In April we commenced works on our latest City of London Prestigious project St Mary Axe also known as ‘Can of Ham’ due to its distinctive curves, and Bells Power Solutions add this project to their impressive Skyscraper/Tower portfolio which includes Heron Tower, Scalpel, Shard and soon to be 22 Bishopsgate. The project consist of 2 no. FG Wilson P2250-1 Generator fitted with 11 KV Alternators which are installed within a bespoke...Read More
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Pilkington - New Development’s Modern Glazing Perfectly Reflects Historic...
When the joint design team of CDA and Hoskins Architects took on the brief to design a new scheme integrating five existing buildings in a historic Edinburgh square, they knew they would be creating a striking contemporary counterpoint to the surrounding architecture. The final design uses distinctive, custom-made fins – some bronze and some stone – along with projecting lantern glass boxes and a grand double height entrance leading to...Read More
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ABB’s EQmatic Improves Energy Efficiency in Buildings...
The EQmatic Energy Analyser is the first solution for data management collected via M-bus meters measuring electricity, gas, water, and heat, enabling companies to reduce their energy consumption by up to 20 percent. The EQmatic Energy Analyser is available in two versions, one for the analysis of up to 16 M-bus meters and the other capable of analysing up to 64 M-bus meter. Rising energy costs are forcing...Read More
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Wienerberger Products Used in Transformation of Iconic Queen’s University Building
One of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK, Queen’s University in Belfast is a stalwart of British academia with over 150 years of scholarly excellence resting within its walls. Renowned for its storied past and stunning buildings, the institution is iconic in its own right and, after a recent transformation of the northern portion of the University’s historic main campus, is set to impress students, staff and visitors for years to...Read More
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Schneider Electric Revolutionises Safety Features with Masterpact MTZ...
Schneider Electric, the leader in energy management and automation, has launched a new smartphone tool for its Masterpact MTZ low-voltage (LV) circuit breakers. Providing full remote monitoring and control, the app will help electrical contractors, energy managers and facility managers work in complete safety and with increased convenience. The Masterpact MTZ made its UK debut in 2016, and continues to be one of...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Best Roofing Photo of the Month
Every month the field technicians at SIG Design & Technology visit and inspect hundreds of roofing projects across the UK. They see some of the best examples of good practice, and we thought we’d give them the opportunity to share some of these with you. The criteria are simple. Share with us a photograph demonstrating either good practice or best looking finished roof. February Winner: The Catholic Parish of St Thomas More in Brighton...Read More
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Purus Channel 100 Stainless Steel Channel Drainage: New Artwork Released
Purus, the Swedish manufacturer of floor gullies and linear wetroom drainage systems, have recently released brand new promotional artwork for their Channel 100 stainless steel channel drainage system. The Channel 100 is Purus’ most popular stainless steel channel drainage system, which comes in standard lengths up to 2.5m and can be installed into concrete floors with vinyl, tiled, resin or concrete finishes. Not only an ideal...Read More
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Lighting Styles - Button LED Wall or Ground Indicator Light
A painted silver wall light with LEDs for energy efficiency. Perfect for making a feature of paving and pathways but also great for casting light across driveways. The intensity of the LED chip means a sharp cut off of light creating a dramatic effect. Offered in three variations all with a 3w LED chip. You either have one, two or four slots from which the light omits. Single aperture - Great for casting light down when wall mounted or in the ground...Read More
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Munters at Edie Live 2018
Munters is delighted to once again be exhibiting at Edie Live 2018, which will be held 22-23 May 2018 at NEC Birmingham, UK. Visit us on stand K29 to find out more about Munters, EC Plug Fan Upgrades and more! About the show Edie Live is the only UK exhibition connecting energy, sustainability and resource professionals with the information, ideas and suppliers they need to make their businesses more sustainable. For two...Read More
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Icopal Rises to the Challenge in Limerick
Few projects are as prestigious or as demanding as the refurbishment of Adare Manor resort, one of Europe’s top hotels, but for Stuart Murray, Icopal Technical Manager Ireland, it was ‘enjoyable and challenging’. With weekly site inspections and design team meetings, Stuart’s experience and technical training enabled the continuity of installation through quick and efficient design decisions. The gauntlet was thrown down by JP...Read More
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