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Tyco Thermal Controls TraceTek Leak Detection System Specified for Kentucky’s...
Top quality leak detection system to prevent a million gallon disaster! When the facilities management team at Kentucky’s Newport Aquarium needed a 24/7 monitoring system, capable of quick and easy detection and location of water and fuel leaks, as well as alerting them in time to instigate an effective response, they specified a TraceTek monitoring system from Tyco Thermal Controls, world leaders in industrial, commercial...Read More
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Prysmian - Royal Bolton Hospital Refurbished with FP200 Gold®
5,000 metres of Prysmian’s FP200 Gold® has been installed to refurbish the fire detection and fire alarm system at the Royal Bolton Hospital. The cables will connect the fire alarms in crucial areas of the hospital including the Ophthalmology H2 ward, HSDU (Hospital Sterilisation and Disinfection Unit), radiology and social services departments. The hospital has been designed with safety in mind, the first priority for any healthcare...Read More
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Cablofil Provides Ready to Wear Solution for M&S
Cablofil steel wire tray has helped to fast track the expansion of a Marks & Spencer store in Kidderminster. The Cablofil system was used as the cable management for all the primary lighting, fire alarm and power cables within the two storey extension, which has seen the Kidderminster M&S store increase its clothing retail floor space and add a new food hall. Around 900m of 54mm Cablofil steel wire tray was used in the ceiling voids...Read More
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Indepth Hygiene Services Ltd - Intercontinental Hotel Group appoint Indepth Hygiene...
Indepth Hygiene Services Ltd, the UK’s leading ductwork cleaning specialist, has been awarded a major ongoing kitchen grease extract ductwork cleaning programme, together with the toilet/bathroom extract ductwork system cleaning, in 66 of the UK’s Intercontinental Hotels. Richard Norman, Managing Director of Indepth Hygiene Services Ltd, commented: “This is an exciting and substantial win for Indepth and we are delighted...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - Powerpoles are Tops in Operating Theatre Refurbishment
Ease of installation, first class aesthetics and a trusted brand name are reasons why Marshall-Tufflex’s Powerpoles are the specified ceiling-mounted power delivery system within seven refurbished operating theatres at the Plymouth NHS Trust’s Derriford Hospital. Derriford Hospital is an acute general hospital offering a full range of services to around 450,000 people. Refurbishment of the operating theatres is just one of many...Read More
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Colman Moducel - FANWALL TECHNOLOGY is Music to the Ears
Air handlers incorporating Moducel’s award winning FANWALL TECHNOGY™ were specified as part of a major refurbishment of Motherwell’s concert hall and theatre. Background noise in concert auditoria can have a detrimental effect on the audiences’ enjoyment and may emanate from a number of sources including heating and ventilation systems which can significantly affect the acoustic qualities. FANWALL TECHNOLOGY...Read More
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Socomec UPS UK Appoints New Sales Managers
Karen Baccas and Jo Stiles have joined Socomec UPS, Europe’s leading manufacturer of critical power equipment. Karen Baccas is responsible for supporting customers that have contracts with Socomec for after-sales service and the maintenance of critical power equipment. An experienced sales manager in the critical power industry, Karen has previously worked for Borri Ltd and UPS Systems plc. Jo Stiles has joined the...Read More
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TORMAX Entrance for London Office Redevelopment
Creating a notable entrance to the high specification office refurbishment at 80 Hammersmith Road, TORMAX installed a contemporary single swing door powered by a concealed iMotion 1401 operator alongside an impressive three wing, manual revolving door. A sustainable solution, this combination requires almost insignificant operating energy yet significantly reduces heat loss from the prestigious new reception area...Read More
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Advanced Diesel Engineering - High Volume Pump Station
PROJECT: Design and manufacture of two steel canopies to house Caterpillar 3216 engines, which will act as pumping stations in the event of a fire. The canopies are to be situated on the Octabuoy gas platform (currently under construction in China, as of June 2012). The purpose of the units is to provide fire protection by pumping large amounts of sea water onto the platform. THE BIG PICTURE: The ATP Octabuoy platform is under...Read More
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Honeywell Controls - Installers Should Keep up with their Training to Stay on Top in...
As homeowners continue to look for new ways to save money on their heating bills, heating control expert, Honeywell, is reminding installers of the need to keep on top of the latest legislation and products available to them, in a bid to stay ahead in the market. In most cases, the installer decides on the type of heating control fitted when carrying out any changes to a property’s heating system, meaning that installers are best placed to...Read More
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Dow Building Solutions - Passivhaus Milestone for STYROFOAM in Rural Affordable...
FLOORMATE™ 300-A – a STYROFOAM™-A insulation material manufactured by Dow Building Solutions – was used to insulate the UK’s first rural affordable housing scheme to gain Passivhaus certification: Ravenscroft in Wimbish, Essex. Produced at Dow’s facility at King’s Lynn, FLOORMATE 300-A was installed below the concrete floor slabs of the ground-breaking 14 dwelling development which celebrates its first...Read More
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Komfort Workspace - Brand Identity Strengthened by Bespoke Interior Design
Komfort Workspace has helped create a bespoke work environment spanning 11366 sq feet that promotes morale and team-based working thanks to the innovative use of its partitioning products. When ABC Managed Solutions purchased a new three storey office building in Cheshire, ABC’s in house design team wanted an office interior that would incorporate brand identity, and expand on their open plan theme. After consultations...Read More
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ARDEX at the Flooring Show, Harrogate
ARDEX UK will once again be exhibiting their range of high performance flooring products at the Flooring Show in Harrogate, between 2nd – 4th September 2012. ARDEX’s multi-award winning ARDITEX NA latex based levelling and smoothing compound will be the main focus on the ARDEX stand. ARDITEX NA can be used over virtually everything, including flooring grade asphalt and bitumen adhesive residues. ARDEX...Read More
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Steadmans Appoints Area Sales Manager for North-West England & North Wales
Building products manufacturer Steadmans has appointed Brian Hewitt as area sales manager for North-West England and North Wales. The new recruit will provide a field-based point of contact for end-users, specifiers and architects in the area who require steel cladding and construction products. He has more than 30 years’ experience of selling into the construction sector and has joined after seven-and-a-half years as...Read More
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