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TheisCraft - Epworth House Project Appoints TheisCraft for Lighting Controls...
Epworth House in London EC1 is undergoing an £11M Cat A refurbishment programme. The original 1930s art deco exterior will be preserved and the interior modernised to provide 65,000 sq ft of office space. TheisCraft is providing the Dali Lighting Control System and Modular Wiring on all floors including Lower Ground, Ground, six upper floors and rooftop. Our plug & play approach can save installation time and labour for the...Read More
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The Generator Company - Event Power for the UK’s first ever Sighting of...
Event power was required for the UK’s first ever outing of ‘The Beast’, an extreme inflatable assault course, over a 2 day festival put on in the stunning Kent countryside over the bank holiday weekend in early May. With two depots based in Kent, Powerhire were contacted by the organisers several months in advance of the arrival of ‘The Beast’ to ascertain their availability for the provision of the complete event power package. Inevitably power...Read More
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ABB to Charge Scania Electric Buses in Östersund, Sweden
ABB will provide two fast-chargers for Scania electric buses in Östersund, Sweden. The chargers are based on OppCharge, an open interface for the automated charging of electric buses from any manufacturer, and use a pantograph on the infrastructure to connect the bus to the charging point. With tests set to start in the final quarter of 2017, the two ABB HVC300P fast-chargers will charge six fully-electric Scania buses...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - 75 Years & Counting: A Summer of Celebrations...
Market-leading cable management manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex is celebrating 75 years of innovation with a programme of events planned for the coming months. From a summer party in the company’s home town of Hastings, East Sussex, to the burial of a Time Capsule for retrieval in another 75 years and (in typical Marshall-Tufflex style) donating 75 days for staff to carry out charity work, the aim is to involve the whole...Read More
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Grundfos - Wimbledon Continues to Serve Up Excellence
When all eyes turn to Wimbledon each summer, the focus is on the players and the excitement of the tennis matches as we all follow the progress of the players through the various stages. Behind the scenes, there is another less obvious army of hidden supporters who are equally as important to this grand slam event as the famous faces of the players whose images are beamed across the world, and who are so closely followed by...Read More
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AEI Cables - Stuart Appointed to Lead Growth
Leading supplier AEI Cables has appointed Stuart Dover as Commercial Manager to lead the company into future growth. Stuart, who has worked for North East-based AEI Cables for two decades, steps up to the position from various roles including business development manager for the rail and transportation market. As Commercial Manager, Stuart has been tasked with growing the business and helping...Read More
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Trend Control Systems - The Smart Money is on Trend at SKYCITY Auckland
As one of New Zealand’s premier attractions, SKYCITY Auckland is a multi-venue, multi-purpose entertainment facility and home to the stunning SkyTower. When it came to updating its building controls infrastructure it turned to a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) from Trend Control Systems to maximise efficiency and create the very best comfort conditions. For most visitors to Auckland, a visit to SKYCITY is top...Read More
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Lighting Styles - French Style Scalloped Edge Metal Light Pendant in 2 Sizes
These delightful French style scalloped edged pendants are great for the traditional or contemporary home. Available in two diameter sizes either 250mm or 405mm they would sit well above a dining table or breakfast bar. With a black gold shade and ivory interior these are great lights and would look extra great when used with a decorative or vintage lamp. A great robust yet stylish item for the modern or traditional home. The flex...Read More
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Schneider Electric forges Strategic Partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation today announced the successful completion of a strategic project with Europe’s largest centre for ophthalmic treatment, Moorfields Eye Hospital. Founded in London in 1805, Moorfields Eye Hospital employs 1,800 staff who treat thousands of patients each year. This establishment is reputed for providing its patients with an exceptional level of care...Read More
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Complete Stair Systems - Choosing A Custom-Made Stair on a Budget
A staircase is generally the first feature on view when entering a property, creating the perfect opportunity for a wonderful first impression. Having a specially designed staircase in the hallway will further enhance this effect whilst reflecting on the style of the property and the character of the owner. Essentially choosing the right stair is an important decision. But how bespoke a staircase can your budget stretch to? Obviously...Read More
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Clos-o-Mat - Top Tips for Efficient Toilet Facilities Provision
There are legal and Regulatory obligations to provide appropriate toilets in buildings to which the public have access. But often, installation takes longer than necessary - costing time and money - just because the process has not been thought through and co-ordinated. To help specifiers and contractors deliver a smooth project, a new "top tips" guidance document is now available, specifically for ‘away from home’ accessible toilets with...Read More
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Ideal Standard Announces Bathroom of the Future Winners
Following a nationwide competition to find the bathroom of the future, Ideal Standard is excited to announce the three lucky architect and design professionals who are celebrating after their ideas on how bathrooms will look, feel and perform in the future were chosen by the judging panel. Jennifer Cairns from Lyall + Winter was the overall winner, who also walks away with the £5,000 cash prize. Her winning design identified key...Read More
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Waterloo Training Day Teaches ‘The Basics of Air Distribution’
Construction professionals can get a better understanding of how air distribution works in buildings, at a training course from air terminal devices manufacturer Waterloo Air Products Plc. ‘The Basics of Air Distribution’ takes place on Wednesday 19 July at the Waterloo head office in Aylesford, Kent. It is free to attend, and open to architects, specifiers, contractors, consultants and others involved in the construction industry...Read More
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ARDEX UK X 7 R W New Semi-Pourable Consistency - Install Large Format Floor...
ARDEX X 7 R Rapid Setting Flexible Tile Adhesive was launched almost 10 years ago, and is still a favourite amongst fixers. Even so, we're always looking to improve our products to ensure they continue to offer market-leading performance. One of the major trends seen in tiling is the growing popularity of large format tiles and, as a result, ARDEX X 7 R White can now be mixed to a semi-pourable consistency. This makes...Read More
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