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SIG Design & Technology - R G Scott’s Architectural Jewel Restored...
Celebrated architect Richard Gilbert Scott, who passed away in July 2017 represented the fourth generation of England’s greatest architectural dynasty. He was well known for his ecclesiastical designs with three of his churches having attracted Grade II listed status. One of these is Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Birmingham, which is among his most famous designs and a noteworthy example of 1960’s...Read More
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TheisCraft - Anglia Ruskin Benefits from TheisCraft’s Intuitive Lighting Design
TheisCraft Lighting Controls has supplied the lighting and DALI control system for the redevelopment of Anglia Ruskin University’s Tindal building, including track spots, barn doors and honeycomb louvres. Emergency bulkheads and twin spots have been supplied with self test emergency functions that helps Anglia Ruskin work towards removing the need for manually checking each emergency light fitting. Anglia Ruskin University is a public...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Jaguar Land Rover Selects e-Series Chillers...
A new Mitsubishi Electric e-series chiller system has been chosen for Jaguar Land Rover’s principal design facility in Worcestershire. The new system was brought in as part of a major refurbishment with the overriding aim of improving on the energy efficiency of the old system. Chiller systems have been used to deliver controlled cooling to buildings for decades, but with an increasing focus on energy efficiency and running costs...Read More
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Trend Control Systems - 70 Years of Free Healthcare - Happy Birthday, NHS!
The National Health Service is celebrating its 70th birthday this month with a raft of special events, programmes and initiatives planned to mark the milestone birthday. When the NHS opened its doors in 1948, there were 16,864 GPs working for it; fast-forward to 2018 and there are now an incredible 41,817 GPs providing medical care across the nation. Over the course of 70 years, the NHS has grown and adapted to a changing population...Read More
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TROX UK - Construction Underway on New Warehouse
Construction is underway on a new storage and distribution building for TROX UK based in Thetford. Planning was agreed by Breckland District Council in March for the 20,000 sq.ft. warehouse, together with a canopy that will link the new facility to the existing accommodation on Caxton Way. Suffolk-based Mixbrow Construction has been appointed as the main contractor to build the concrete and steel framed structure, which when...Read More
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Servaclean Supports the ‘Savage Garden’
‘Savage Garden’ is a new rooftop bar at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London, Tower of London. It’s been designed to offer a ‘theatrical experience’ and the name is based on Anne Rice’s novel - part of her Vampire Chronicles. Outside, there are two rooftop terraces with breath-taking views of iconic landmarks including The Shard, Tower of London, The Gherkin and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Servaclean were asked to plan the bar operating layout...Read More
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Schneider Electric Helps Electricians Bag a Free Gift
Schneider Electric, the leader in energy management and automation, is rewarding its customers with a free gift when they spend on select product ranges. Electricians who spend £50 or more on installation materials, Easy9+ consumer units or Lisse Screwless Deco wiring devices will be entitled to a free rucksack, while stocks last. To claim their gift, customers must simply upload an invoice as their proof of purchase. Electrician...Read More
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Icopal - Brighton Belle Regains its Crown
One of the landmarks of the Brighton seafront, the upmarket Abbotts Building, is once again watertight and guaranteed to remain so for 25 years now it has a new flat roof specified, manufactured and supplied by Icopal and installed by an Icopal-approved contractor. Commanding impressive views across the English Channel, Abbotts Building is directly opposite the British Airways i360, giving visitors to the world’s tallest moving...Read More
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VEKA - Independent Network Celebrates with Chris Kamara!
More than 240 delegates from Independent Network companies across the UK came together at the organisation’s ‘Best of British’ themed members’ weekend in Warwick. The event kicked off with a specially built Business Centre, where attendees could chat to I.N’s affiliate partners and learn more about the opportunities for members to gain favourable rates and unique services thanks to their I.N. membership. In the afternoon, Finance...Read More
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Wade Non-Freeze Water Points WRAS Approval
We are pleased to announce the continued WRAS approval of our YA series Non-Freeze Water Points. The product design has been updated using approved O-rings and sealing washers that replace the original packing glands, and incorporates modern assembly techniques using structural adhesives to replace the original silver soldered assembly, producing a cleaner final assembly. The new design is smoother to operate...Read More
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Grundfos - 50 Years of Social Responsibility
Grundfos opened a sheltered workshop in May 1968, making them the first private company to do so in Denmark. Today, these types of supportive working environments are still going strong and have been adopted in many other Grundfos subsidiaries all around the world. Today they continue to offer the opportunity for people, with varying levels of disability, to work, contribute to society and earn an income. For example, in the UK...Read More
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ABB Distribution Solutions - Electrical Installation Product Portfolio
With our world of installation we offer a complete range of products, solutions and services for all electrical distribution requirements. With this comprehensive package we can meet your safety and reliability needs in residential, commercial and industrial environments in a professional and simple way! Leading technology, quality, unlimited compatibility, as well as information, documentation and support, all tailored specifically to...Read More
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