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Hanson Formpave - Supplies Streetscape Scheme for Linden Homes Riverside...
Complementing the historic Kingston Mills site and helping to replace the dominance of traditional highway design. Chartres Classic and boulevard paving, from the ‘original’ permeable paving and SUDS company, Hanson Formpave, has been installed at a mixed-use scheme in Bradford on Avon. A former rubber works, the Kingston Mills development from Linden Homes, comprises 171 new and refurbished homes, office space...Read More
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Dow Building Solutions - Accolade for STYROFOAM as Greening-the-Box retrofit...
A house in High Wycombe wrapped with STYROFOAM™ insulation has won Gold in the Built Environment category of the Green Organisation’s Green Apple Awards. Designed in accordance with Greening-the-Box™ methods – simple but very effective building adaptation techniques that dramatically reduce CO2 emissions and eradicate almost all space heating demand– Greening-the-Box High Wycombe designs out reliance...Read More
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DORMA Fit for a Former Palace
The Crown Estate’s ambitious £1 billion redevelopment of lower Regent Street has made a significant leap forward with the conversion of the former Regent Palace Hotel into Quadrant 3, a mixed use building which will help transform a prominent part of the West End. In a scheme that combines the best of modern architecture whilst accentuating London’s built heritage, it was important that any product specified in the landmark...Read More
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Steadmans Roofing Products Specified for Yorkshire Clay Pigeon Shooting School
Building products manufacturer Steadmans has supplied a variety of its roofing and ancillary products for the new clubhouse of Yorkshire’s premier clay pigeon shooting school. The state-of-the art facility at Park Lodge Shooting School in Goole benefits from 430 linear metres of Steadmans AS34 Terracotta plastisol twin skin roof panels and the same quantity of AS20 polyester white liners. The company’s ‘one stop shop’ capability also saw...Read More
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Bells Power - Tallest Building in Western Europe…….& Bells on top!
Following on from such commercially recognized project successes as the Heron Tower, Olympic Stadium and Selfridges, Bells have provided life safety and tenants standby generation in what is the World’s first Vertical City and Tallest Building in Western Europe. In a building which has redefined London’s skyline – Bells, working in partnership with Mace, have designed and engineered a complete turnkey solution, within time...Read More
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ABB Power - Power Factor Correction Reply Card Maintenance & Repair Service
ABB’s comprehensive portfolio of power quality products is complemented by a full maintenance and repair service covering all types of power factor correction (PFC) equipment – regardless of the original manufacturer – and available throughout the UK. By investing in PFC equipment you have already made a considerable commitment to keeping your site power distribution network operating at maximum efficiency. That’s especially...Read More
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Daikin UK - New Daikin Website Optimises Digital Strategy Across Europe
Daikin has launched a new pan-European website to enhance online user experience and optimise its digital strategy. The new website presents Daikin’s integrated heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for all kinds of buildings requirements and applications, offering a ‘one stop shop’ for all climate control and comfort requirements. The new corporate website www.daikin.eu, together with country specific...Read More
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JS Humidifiers has a Gas at BAT
JS Humidifiers has supplied two gas-fired humidifiers capable of delivering up to 480kg of steam per hour to British American Tobacco’s R&D facility in Southampton. Seeking an energy efficient alternative to their existing 10 year old live steam humidification system, the Condair GS gas-fired humidifier proved the perfect replacement as it provides high capacity steam generation with low operating costs, offering 65%...Read More
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Emergi-Lite - Naveo the Online Emergency Lighting Maintenance Solution
Emergi-Lite Naveo software allows you to control the entire emergency lighting installation, inspection and maintenance process - providing an overview and control of all your systems at any place 24/7. Concentrate on what matters - reducing work on your systems! From installers with several small projects to technical managers involved in multiple sites Naveo allows users to concentrate on what matters - actually managing...Read More
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Cablofil Makes White Choice for North
Steel wire tray cable management specialist, Cablofil, has appointed Malcolm White as its Regional Sales Manager for the North of England. Covering a territory which spans both the north west and the north east, from Staffordshire and Derbyshire up to the Scottish Borders, Malcolm will be responsible for sales and customer support for the company’s full range of cable management systems and accessories. He brings to the...Read More
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UK Flood Barriers Partners with Jewson to Ensure Access to Flood Defence Solutions...
Leading provider of sustainable, passive flood solutions, UK Flood Barriers (UKFB) has this week announced that it has formed an exclusive partnership with leading builders’ merchant, Jewson. The merchant will be selling the company’s range of specialist Flood Angel® flood defence products through a number of its branches in the UK. Frank Kelly, chief executive of UK Flood Barriers, comments: “It seems that barely a week...Read More
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PMA UK - Did you know?
Did you know that PMA recommends specific storage conditions to protect the integrity of polyamide products and their material properties? Today, due to its versatility as a material, Polyamide is used widely within a number of sectors due to its robustness. It is able to withstand a multitude of forces, making it the ideal choice when creating products that face the toughest challenges. Each time they’re tried and tested, PMA...Read More
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Dulux Trade Paint Helps Make Dreams Come True
Dulux Trade has helped two lucky children achieve the bedroom of their dreams by donating a range of colourful and on trend coatings and wallpaper, as part of a competition run by South Wales housing association Newport City Homes (NCH). The ‘Design Your Ideal Bedroom’ competition was set up by NCH to offer its residents, aged between five and 16, the chance to have their bedroom designs turned into reality with a deluxe...Read More
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TROX UK - Boost for TROX Scottish Regional Office with the Return of MacLennan
TROX UK is building on the success of its Scottish regional office with the appointment of Kenny MacLennan. Since opening in 2011, TROX’s new regional office at the Eurocentral business development in Motherwell has proved extremely popular with customers north of the border. As well as providing a local base for TROX’s team in the region, it has facilities for meetings, demos and training, removing the need for customers to travel...Read More
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