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ARMSTRONG INTEGRATED Heating Solution For University Reduces Energy Costs...
The installation of an Armstrong MBS integrated heating solution at the University of Wolverhampton has delivered a carbon reduction of 224 tonnes, and saved almost £11,000 in fuel bills and reduced carbon credits, over the first 18 month period. The University of Wolverhampton is an extremely popular educational site with a student population in the region of 23,000. As part of its expansion programme, the University...Read More
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DAIKIN’S Innovation On Show
Daikin UK will be exhibiting at Stand N1845 at Ecobuild 2012, which is being held at London’s ExCel Centre from 20th - 22nd March. The stand will reflect Daikin’s position as the leading innovator of heat pump technology and will be bigger, better and more innovative with many differing features. Indeed, Daikin Industries has just been included in the Thomson Reuters list of Top 100 Global Innovators for 2011, underscoring Daikin’s...Read More
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MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC - Mobile Unit Can Help You Take Control Of Your Energy Use
Mitsubishi Electric has released details of a special mobile display unit which has been developed specifically to allow the company to take its range of advanced air conditioning control systems out to customers’ buildings. The display contains all of the companies most popular control systems from the M2M platform which allows customers to integrate multiple sites into one network, to the advanced AG150 touch...Read More
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FLÄKT WOODS Appoint New Sales Director Europe
Fläkt Woods has recently appointed Trevor Young to the senior management role of Sales Director Europe. In his new position he will oversee the development of sales of ventilation and air conditioning products across Europe. Trevor will be responsible for defining the strategy for future growth of European global sales, enhancing relationships with customers and raising the profile of Fläkt Woods with key business partners...Read More
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ARDEX UK - McDonalds’ Choose ARDEX Tile Fixing Solution
ARDEX UK have been appointed by the world’s largest family restaurant chain, McDonalds, to supply a tile fixing solution for the re-fit of all of their UK restaurant locations. ARDEX demonstrated to McDonalds their expertise and understanding of large scale ‘roll out’ refurbishment programmes, and the necessity to ensure consistency of product, as well as the provision of technical support, both on-site and via ARDEX’s dedicated...Read More
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SANDTOFT - Trio Of Sandtoft Tiles Used By Riverside
Riverside, one of the leading social housing and regeneration organisations in England, has re-roofed 404 properties on the Botcherby Estate in Carlisle using Sandtoft’s Olympus, Rivius and Modula clay roof tiles. The new roofs form part of a refurbishment which has seen the external envelope of each house transformed with new fascias, gutters, rendered panels and canopies. Built around 75 years’ ago, the houses...Read More
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FLOWCRETE’S Pioneering GREEN Floorzone Solution Showcases At Ecobuild
The GREEN Floorzone - Flowcrete UK’s revolutionary, single-source flooring package, which sets out to be the most sustainable and complete flooring solution available to specifiers - will be on show at Ecobuild 2012. Representing years of research and development, The GREEN Floorzone covers every aspect of flooring installation, from substrate through to final floor finish, with the option of underfloor heating and sound-proofing...Read More
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LEVOLUX Steps Up For Passivhaus First
A new £1.5 million regional office for Interserve Construction in Leicester, equipped with an intelligent Levolux Solar Shading solution, becomes the first Zero Carbon commercial office development to be built in the UK, achieving Passivhaus accreditation. The Passivhaus principle reduces a building’s energy consumption by up to 90%, compared with traditional construction methods. It relies on a highly insulated, air-tight envelope...Read More
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UK OAK DOORS Unveil New Showroom
Leading door supplier UK Oak Doors is delighted to announce the opening of its new showroom in Burton Hastings, Warwickshire. An expanding product range and continued growth have led to UK Oak Doors outgrowing their former combined office and showroom. The old showroom has been converted into a large office space to house the rapidly expanding team. Conveniently, an area below the existing workspace was available...Read More
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EATON White Paper Examines Benefits Of Preventative Maintenance For UPS
With more and more companies relying on an Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) to deliver continuous power without any disruption to their business, Eaton has published a white paper that explores how preventative maintenance can maximise UPS reliability. Entitled ‘The Benefits of a Preventive Maintenance Service Plan for your UPS’, the white paper examines the various threats that can lead to a UPS failure and addresses...Read More
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AVK|SEG Highlight The Obstacles & Technical Considerations Of A Typical Power...
AVK|SEG (UK) Ltd would like to introduce to you an outline of our CPD seminar program for 2012. The seminar is structured in an informative way, to discuss the application of UPS, diesel generators and batteries to a typical power project highlighting the obstacles and technical considerations that can be encountered and how these are overcome. It will be of benefit to any engineers who have involvement in the design and project...Read More
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LAIDLAW - Orbis Classic For Iconic Midlands Primary School
Laidlaw stainless steel door furniture has been specified for the £5.5M Christ Church C of E Primary School in Walsall. Ironmongery from the Orbis Classic range was selected by Seymour Harris Architecture for use in what has been described as an iconic and innovative building. The circular structure has achieved a BREEAM 'Excellent' rating. The radical design took a minimalist approach using curved section pull handles throughout...Read More
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CEMBRIT Appoints New Regional Sales Manager For Bovey Tracey
Cembrit, the roof slate and cladding specialist, has strengthened its sales force with the appointment of Damion Fearnley as Regional Sales Manager for the South West. Based in Bovey Tracey, Damion will be using his previous experience in the construction sales sector to focus on developing sales of Cembrit’s pitched roofing products. Damion joins Cembrit with a broad knowledge of the building materials market in the south...Read More
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GLIDDEN TRADE Gives New Lease Of Life To The Pipers Inn
A selection of Glidden Trade paints has been used in the refurbishment of The Pipers Inn in Ashcott, Somerset, after the pub triumphed in the brand’s national ‘Paint and a Pint’ competition to win a £2,000 makeover. Glidden Trade Vinyl Matt, Undercoat and High Gloss coatings were used in the impressive transformation which has helped to breathe new life in to the former 17th Century coaching inn. The competition judges...Read More
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