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ABB Installs First Smart, Connected Low-Voltage Network in New Luxury Mall
ABB, the leading power and automation group, has installed a smart low-voltage network in a cutting-edge shopping mall in Bangkok, the EmQuartier. The project is the first retail development to use ABB’s Emax 2 circuit breakers and Ekip control and connectivity features for remote management of its power grid. ABB’s complete low-voltage solution improved the project’s delivery time by 35% and reduced engineering costs by around...Read More
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Levolux Looks Cool in Poole
As part of a wider campus redevelopment at the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB), a new extension to its Photography department has been completed, featuring a custom Glass Fin Solar Shading solution from Levolux. The four-storey extension provides a new gateway into the AUB Campus in Poole, incorporating a full height entrance foyer and spacious circulation areas, linking to flexible teaching space, IT suites and...Read More
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Lighting Controls - Lanesborough Spa Chooses Lighting Controls Ltd for their...
Just a short walk from Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park, the Regency landmark hotel, The Lanesborough, is home to the Laneborough Spa and Fitness Studio. Lighting Controls Ltd. is proud to have been chosen as the designer and supplier of the control systems for the lights and ancillary equipment at this luxurious “haven of self-restoration, a pampering paradise”. Effective but appropriate lighting is an important...Read More
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Daikin Air Conditioning Helps Keep Air Ambulances Airborne
Air conditioning and heating systems from Daikin UK are helping to keep air ambulance helicopters airborne across Essex and Hertfordshire. The new Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) head office in the Business Centre at Earls Colne Business Park, near Colchester, has a range of Daikin VRV, Split and Sky Air systems for climate control. A Daikin Altherma Low Temperature heat pump provides domestic hot water...Read More
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Glazing Vision - Horsefield House
Horsefield House, situated in the suburbs of Sheffield, is a large semi-detached Victorian villa with a courtyard garden to the rear of the property. The clients’ brief was for the kitchen space to be transformed into an open-plan, sociable living area for the entire family; in addition to this, a critical factor for both the client and Chiles Evans + Care Architects (CE+CA) was to ensure that the design plans for the kitchen were in keeping with...Read More
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Grundfos Pumps - The Grundfos Hub that is Engineered for Engineers
Grundfos launched their knowledge-based hub last year specifically aimed at engineers who work across multi-disciplines. This means that regardless of whether your focus relates to commercial building services, process industry applications or the water supply and treatment industries, this on-line destination is for you. Designed by engineers, for engineers, this hub was developed to be an evolving platform whose aim is to keep...Read More
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EMCEL Filters - Safe-Change Units are the Way Forward
It’s been a busy time at EMCEL over the last few months and we are happy to say that this is set to continue. A new contract is going ahead for our Safe-Change units to be used by a leading pharmaceutical company. Working closely with customers, EMCEL has designed many unique air filtration units to meet the stringent requirements of the Pharmaceutical and Chemical industries. EMCEL will supply a complete package...Read More
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Kingspan Industrial Insulation - What are Fire Sleeves?
Kooltherm FireSleeves are a unique combination of high performance phenolic insulation, intumescent and stainless steel. These innovative products act as a 2 hour fire stop to BS EN 1366, on both steel and copper pipe service penetrations through rigid wall applications, and incorporate the excellent fire and smoke performance of Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation. Kooltherm FireSleeve Fire safety is a major concern for many in the...Read More
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The Generator Company - Powerhire - Generators Power for Retail Giants New...
One of the worldwide retail giants have recently created 500 new jobs with the opening of its new 310,000ft fulfilment centre in the South of the UK. "The opening of the centre will play an integral role in providing a first class shopping experience for customers across the UK, Europe and the world" claims the Director of UK Operations. However, as the deadline for opening loomed ever closer the onsite electrical contractors, whilst in liaison with...Read More
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Simply Shutters - All Sizes of White Painted Interior Louvre Doors Available Only...
We are delighted to announce that we now stock all sizes of white painted louvre doors on an exclusive basis. These special sizes of louvre door are only available at Simply Shutters. Because of their versatility louvre doors have enjoyed increasing popularity in recent years. Whilst there appeared to be plenty of stock available for unpainted doors, the choice of sizes for white painted doors was limited. The company made the...Read More
Purus Products Installed at The Passage, Carlisle Place
Purus are pleased to announce that a variety of their products have been installed at The Passage, Carlisle Place. The Passage is a resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people based in London. They have recently installed a number of products including the Purus Project Linear Channels, their Purus Mini series Floor Gullies, Stainless Steel WC’s and Urinals from their extensive range and The Grate Drain Modular Channel...Read More
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Clos-o-Mat - New Centre’s ‘Flagship’ Status Extends to Accessibility
The new Aberavon Leisure & Fitness Centre will transform the famous seafront into one of the most accessible in Wales- helped by its toilets! The £13.4m facility for Neath Port Talbot Council incorporates a pool with moveable floor, spin room, dance suite, sports hall, youth facilities, café and community rooms. Further helping set the centre apart are its toilets, which include two state-of-the-art assisted accessible facilities- Changing...Read More
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Dunham-Bush Appoints Everett Bunt
Dunham-Bush are pleased to welcome Everett Bunt to the organisation. Everett has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for Dunham-Bush UK Chiller division. He will be promoting both Air and Water cooled, Scroll and Screw Chillers. Everett brings a wealth of experience to the organisation with his professional engineering background previously gained at Lutz refrigeration and HC Heat Exchangers in Johannesburg...Read More
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Bilco UK CPD Seminars
Bilco UK offers a CPD seminar covering natural smoke ventilation and roof access for flat roofs. This seminar explains and describes current practice in providing smoke ventilation and roof access and discusses new design considerations and applications as a result of the latest Building Regulations, with particular reference to the areas of fire, safety and security. It includes best practice guidance for installation and demonstrates how the new...Read More
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