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DIMPLEX - Cut CRC EES Costs With Energy Efficient Air Curtains From Dimplex
Businesses are facing up to buying their first carbon credits under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme in April 2012, but the financial costs of the scheme can be reduced in future years by installing energy-saving equipment such as Dimplex air curtains. The CRC EES aims to cut carbon emissions from non-domestic buildings and from April, large organisations must buy carbon credits to offset carbon emissions, at the rate...Read More
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RUSKIN AIR MANAGEMENT - Online Film Highlights Ventilation Fire Risk
An online video company has completed a film highlighting the threats posed by building fires and the role of fire and smoke dampers in reducing the risks. The University of Newport in South Wales was the set for the production that featured experts from fire and smoke control specialists Ruskin Air Management and was directed by [former BBC producer] Kath Morton-Smith of PurplepatchVideo. Kevin Munson, managing director...Read More
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EATON-WILLIAMS - Moducel Breathes Fresh Air Into Bradford’s Schools
Carbon dioxide levels are a major concern in classrooms, so Moducel’s latest energy efficient fan coil range has been specified for Bradford’s schools where they will provide fresh air and keep CO2 emissions within specified limits. Eaton-Williams range of fan coil units specially designed to cater for the unique requirements of designated schools across Bradford as part of a £400 million secondary school transformation...Read More
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MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC - Renewable Technologies Need To Be Easier To Access...
Mitsubishi Electric is using its stand at the Ecobuild Show (20-22 March 2012, ExCel, London) to call for manufacturers to make renewable technology more readily accessible and easier to understand for building and home owners. The company, which manufactures heat pumps, Photovoltaic systems, heat recovery ventilation and advanced air conditioning, will exhibit several live products on its stand (S3410)...Read More
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AGGREKO Provides Vital Support To Great Ormond Street Hospital
Aggreko, the global leader in temporary power and temperature control systems, has supplied a back-up power solution to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, enabling vital healthcare services to continue uninterrupted during major redevelopment works. Following construction of the new Morgan Stanley Clinical Building, part of a £343m regeneration scheme at the world famous children’s hospital, Aggreko engineers provided...Read More
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MUNTERS Preserve Irreplaceable Documents
Denmark's national history preserved with Munters dehumidification. Denmark's new State Archives in Copenhagen are equipped with the latest technology to ensure optimum safety and storage climate for irreplaceable documents. The Danish State Archives consist of 2 large 15.5-meter-high buildings connected to DSB's (Danish National Railroad) headquarters with a 7m high building where the roof is designed as a green park...Read More
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JS AIR CURTAINS Eliminates Draughts At London Fire Brigade
JS Air Curtains has supplied an electrically heated air curtain for the London Fire Brigade Head Quarters in Union Street, to eliminate cold draughts from its reception area. As well as keeping the cold out in the winter, it also keeps the heat out during the summer, improving the air conditioning quality and energy efficiency of the building. JS supplied the attractive round 2m Rund air curtain in brushed stainless steel to contractor Arkas...Read More
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DANFOSS - Recreation Centre Saves Money On Energy-Efficient Pool & Air Handlers
With a little help from variable speed drives, an American non-profit recreation centre saves $10,000 on their energy bills each year. A problem with negative pressure in the pool facility has also been solved thanks to the retrofitted equipment. Cash flow has become somewhat easier to control for non-profit recreation centre Geneva Lakes Family YMCA, in Wisconsin, USA. Some years ago, the centre, lead by Executive...Read More
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CARRIER Hosts Industry Seminar On Sustainable Supermarket Refrigeration
Carrier, the world’s leader in high technology heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) solutions, a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security and a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), recently hosted a seminar on sustainability in supermarket refrigeration for representatives from a variety of major supermarket and restaurant chains and a number of independent consultancy firms at the...Read More
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LEGRAND Responds First To Regulation Changes
Legrand has demonstrated why it is the UK’s leading cable management manufacturer by becoming the first to respond to an amendment to the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations that means the vast majority of metallic cable trunking systems are no longer suitable for use with single insulated (non-sheathed) cables. BS7671: 2008 – Amendment No. 1: 2011 came into force for all new designs on January 1st, 2012...Read More
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FORMICA GROUP Launches VIVIX® Exterior Façade Panels At EcoBuild 2012
For the first time in the UK, Formica Group will be introducing the newest addition to its materials portfolio with VIVIX® exterior façade panels. Answering an increase in demand for decorative, lightweight and robust rainscreen cladding, VIVIX is brand new to the UK market and will be on display for visitors to Ecobuild 2012, 20-22nd March on stand S730. For nearly a century, Formica® brand surfacing solutions have defined the look...Read More
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TWYFORD BATHROOMS Sponsors Bathroom Designer Of The Year
Twyford Bathrooms is proud to sponsor the Bathroom Designer of the Year category (project cost over £10-25K) at Kbbreview Awards 2012. This award celebrates and rewards the excellence of the designer’s work in all aspects - from the individual’s skill in budgeting and problem solving, to meeting the client's brief and producing the final product. The winner will be revealed at the award ceremony at the Hilton Metropole Hotel...Read More
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LAIDLAW SOLUTIONS - Orbis Commercial Ironmongery Used In Iconic Arup Building
Laidlaw Solutions ironmongery from the Orbis Commercial range has been used in the refurbishment and extension of Scotstoun House, home of Arup Scotland in South Queensferry since it was built in 1962. Working with Historic Scotland, the fabric of the structure has been extensively remodeled by haa design with the new extension having attained a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating. Orbis Commercial products were used...Read More
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DULUX TRADE Paint Is The Firm Favourite For British Rally World Champion’s Workshop
Former British & World Rally Champion, Phil Mills, has called upon the assistance of Dulux Trade to help kit out the new workshop for his specialist car company, Viking Motorsports. A range of high performance Dulux Trade products was used to revamp the workshop to a professional standard, including Dulux Trade Vinyl Silk, Dulux Trade Undercoat and Dulux Trade High Gloss. Viking Motorsports specialises in the build...Read More
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