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Pilkington - Advanced Glazing Helps New Slimming World HQ Achieve...
With its newly extended headquarters in Alfreton, Derbyshire, weight-loss organisation Slimming World wanted to create a landmark building for the brand that would both provide an ideal working and training space for its people and deliver excellent environmental performance. Glazing plays a key role in the £8.5 million scheme, both aesthetically and in terms of its use of energy. At the heart of the building is a large atrium...Read More
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ABB Ability™ Uses AI to Revolutionise Energy Management
ABB and Verdigris Technologies have developed machine-learning algorithms to predict unplanned peaks in power consumption – and identify strategies to prevent them ABB is deploying artificial intelligence (AI) to help commercial and industrial buildings revolutionise their energy management and tackle rising electricity peak tariffs. The company has added two new AI-powered applications to the ABB Ability™ Electrical...Read More
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Gilberts' - Bespoke Capability Helps Minimise Impact of Green Belt Development
The environmental impact of a £15m, 4000m², three-storey Centre in the heart of the Surrey green belt, within a Grade II listed park, is being controlled by optimisation of natural resources. Working on the design and build project for contractor Blenheim House Construction (BHC), Gilberts Blackpool has produced a natural ventilation strategy to a bespoke design, to ensure the architecturally dramatic new Activity Centre at St George’s School...Read More
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Selectaglaze - Quality Engineered Products for a New Engineering Department
In 2016 a disused Royal Mail Post Sorting Office sitting on the corner of Exhibition Road and Imperial College Road was bought by nearby Imperial College London. As part of Royal Mail’s business consolidation, the building had been left vacant for several years after becoming surplus to their requirements. Prior to becoming part of the Royal Mails real estate, it was home to the Met Office, which moved there in 1910. Ranked 9th in the...Read More
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AEI Cables Clinches Prestige Saudi Stock Exchange Contract
Specialists in fire performance cabling AEI Cables has been awarded a major contract to supply Mineral Insulated Cables (MIC) and accessories for the new prestigious Saudi Stock Exchange building in Riyadh. Working with its partners, the company will be supplying MIC to provide power and lighting with the highest level of fire performance for the top seven floors of the renowned Tadawul Tower building. Stuart Dover, general manager for AEI...Read More
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VEKA - Brrr -ing it on! A night out with a difference for VEKA team
Ten VEKA UK employees from departments across the company, are revving up for a Friday night out with a difference, as they prepare to join the Turf Moor Sleepout. November 15th will see the team braving the cold and sleeping by the Burnley FC pitch, all in the name of fundraising. The Turf Moor Sleepout event heightens awareness of Homelessness in the local area and aims to raise money for three charities: Burnley FC in the...Read More
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C&B Systems - Schäfer range EF-3 JUMP LED
Product features and application. Floating walls - the cubicle system EF-3 JUMP deceives the eye through its floating look. The recessed feet and head section in connection with the wall connectors as shadow gap give this system a very special visual appeal. Only a slight variation on the standard cubicle, but the result is eye catching. LED ‘Vacant/Occupied’ indicator - not only an eye-catcher, but also a real innovation regarding...Read More
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TheisCraft Appoints New Business Development Manager
TheisCraft Limited are delighted to welcome Sam to the company. In his role as Business Development Manager Sam will be developing existing and new relationships with both M&E consultants and Electrical Contractors in London and the Home Counties. Sam has worked in the industry for the last 6 years at Focus SB and was involved with projects that TheisCraft would be involved with on many occasions. TheisCraft products and...Read More
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Aico - Adept Detects Success with Latest Engineering Contract
Leeds-based Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers has provided full civil and structural engineering services on a brand-new national HQ for carbon monoxide and fire alarm giant, Aico. Work is now complete at the 7-acre site based in Oswestry, Shropshire. Adept has designed the 5,500m² building’s vast steel frame, which weighs approximately 230 tonnes. The three-storey building includes offices, a training centre, auditorium...Read More
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