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TheisCraft Sets the Scene at The Mandrake Hotel
Lighting control experts TheisCraft has supplied DALI, 1-10v and Phase dimmed scene control system to the boutique style Mandrake Hotel situated in the heart of Londonís West End. Working closely with electrical contractors CAG, the two companies designed a bespoke solution for The Mandrake which included controls in all areas of the hotel as well as providing a modular wiring solution for the hotelís bedrooms. Set to be...Read More
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Schneider Electric Announces EcoXpert™ Master Level Partners...
Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation in energy management and automation, today announced the latest group of EcoXpert™ partners to achieve Master Level status in Building Management Systems (BMS). These companies represent the most innovative Schneider Electric partners who take building optimisation and energy efficiency to the next level by bringing disparate systems into a single user interface...Read More
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Spirax Sarco - Adding Steam to a Biomass System...
As industryís drive towards greener fuel sources continues, biomass users could gain up to double their Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) income by adding steam to their processes, it has been revealed. Angelo Giambrone, business development manager for Spirax Sarco in the UK, believes many remain unaware of the potential to double their RHI payments, while also reaping the benefits of cogeneration. “Industries that implement...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Putting a Cable Through a School Flat Roof
This photograph was taken on a flat roof which we visited six months after installation. It shows an electricity cable has been passed through a new hole drilled in the roof. Ian Dryden, specification manager at SIG Design & Technology, discusses putting a cable through a flat roof and how not to invalidate the warranty. SIG Design & Technology often do annual surveys of school roofs as part of our planned maintenance...Read More
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ABB Wins $30 Million Order to Upgrade Two Critical Australian HVDC Links
ABB has won an order to replace the control and protection systems for two vital high-voltage transmission links in Australia that achieved significant technical breakthroughs when ABB installed the systems nearly two decades ago. The order, worth nearly $30 million, will modernise the Murraylink and Directlink high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission links with the latest ABB Ability™ MACH control system. The replacement...Read More
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Purus Floor Gullies Installed at 74-bed Whittle Hall Care Residence, Warrington
Purus Limited, the Swedish wetroom floor drainage manufacturer, have recently supplied their level-access Mini Series floor gullies for a brand new L&M Healthcare home in Warrington - the 74-bedroom Whittle Hall Care Residence. Purusí floor gullies were installed with their round stainless steel Wave grates for vinyl floors, which are made lockable by also using their stainless steel locking nuts and brackets. The Wave grate is one of three...Read More
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Andel Appoints Special Projects Executive in Response to Business Growth
Award-winning Yorkshire manufacturer, Andel, has appointed Willem Lewis as special projects executive in a newly-created senior role. Willem will be based in London as part of Huddersfield-based Andelís ambitious growth strategy which will see it open an office in the Capital by the end of the year. Andel is the UKís leading developer of specialised leak detection and environmental protection systems. For over a quarter of a century...Read More
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Heat Mat - Heated Floors for a Very Important New Home
We are helping the Electrical Industries Charity ‘Challenge for a cause 2018’ campaign by supplying all of the underfloor heating for their current Big Build Project supporting Caz Dickinson and her family. Our underfloor heating will help to heat a very important home for the Dickinson family. Caz Dickinson spent 15 years working for a large electrical wholesaler until her life changed in the blink of an eye. In 2009, Caz collapsed in her...Read More
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ServaClean - Glendola Leisure Raise the “Steaks”
Glendola Leisure is a privately owned bar, club and restaurant company which has grown to become a leading Licensed Multiple Operator. Glendola run Waxy O’Connorís Irish themed pubs in London, Manchester & Glasgow, as well as their latest bar restaurant concept Alston Bar & Beef in both Glasgow and Manchester. They also operate a variety of other venues in London, Edinburgh and on the south coast of England...Read More
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Grundfos - The Grundfos Ecademy has a Curriculum to Suit your Needs
The Grundfos Ecademy has built up an excellent reputation for delivering a range of product and industry related topics that can be accessed 24/7 from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Until recently, the Ecademy had been mainly aimed at people working with domestic pump solutions. However, following many requests, we have now extended its breadth and depth and in support we have developed many new topics and...Read More
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LG Electronics - Neil Joins LG in North & Scotland
Neil Hopkinson has joined LG Electronics in the role of Sales Manager, Heating Solutions for the north and Scotland. Neil has worked in the domestic heating and renewables sectors for the past twenty years with companies including Jackson BC, Travis Perkins, Baxi, Vaillant Group, Mitsubishi Electric and the QRL Radiator group in area, regional and Key Account Manager roles. He will primarily be responsible for introducing...Read More
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Icopal Team Land Film Studio Contract
Icopal has made its own contribution to the thriving Irish film industry by supplying the roofing for the production offices at Belfastís new state-of-the-art studio complex at Giantís Park. “As some of you may know, Belfast is now the ‘go to’ destination for many major film companies,” explains James Robb, Regional Sales Director. “You probably know us as a location for the hugely successful ‘Game of Thrones’ - if it‘s an outdoor...Read More
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SSQ - Success at The Surface Design Show
The Surface Design Show returned to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London for a three-day event showcasing over 170 exhibitors and more than 45 guest speakers and presenters. This year we exhibited our Riverstone Phyllite for the first time at the Stone Gallery, the only dedicated stone show in 2018. Our Riverstone Phyllite comes from our own quarry in central Argentina and is stronger, harder and denser than slate...Read More
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WLS - Space Saving Gate Designs for Inner City Properties
Space saving gates are a must in London, where land is invariably at a premium. If you have the luxury of off-street parking it’s unlikely you have a lot of room to play with. However, although you may think you haven’t the space for an automatic electric gate, there are several exciting space saving gate designs out there that will keep your property and vehicle(s) secure, while still allowing you room to breathe. The standard swing gate...Read More
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