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Carrier Rental Systems Delivers Cool Solution for Red Bull’s Global Crashed Ice Event
Carrier Rental Systems (UK) Ltd, the UK’s leading temporary cooling and heating specialist, has supplied high-efficiency chillers and heaters for the downhill ice track at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The company delivered four Carrier 30RB402 AquaSnap® air-cooled chillers to the Stormont site, where the steeply raked track was built on the steps of the Parliament building. Carrier worked closely with ice rink specialist...Read More
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Condair - Humidity Matters at Jersey Air Traffic Control
Jersey Air Traffic Control has recently installed four Condair steam humidifiers at its centre in Jersey Airport, which is responsible for the coordination of air traffic in the busy skies above the Channel Islands. Air traffic control is a demanding role, with aircraft and passenger safety its primary goal, and the humidifiers help provide a comfortable and productive environment for air traffic controllers and engineering staff by combatting the visual...Read More
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EcoAir Box - Hoxton Square uses EcoAir Box Heat Pump Technology
EcoAir Box has supplied three ground breaking packaged air handling units, incorporating a built-in reverse cycle heat pump combined with a sorption recovery wheel and offering very low SFP’s, small footprint and high EER/SEER figures. The packaged solution meant that there was no requirement for any external condensing unit or any need for boiler power to provide conditioned fresh air reducing the overall cost of the system installation...Read More
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The Generator Company - Powerhire Rental Power for London Twin Tower...
Having worked with this specialist London apartment builder for almost 10 years, Powerhire’s Technical Sales Manager was once again pleased to be providing them with rental power for the construction of a twin tower development near the Olympic Village, East London. The tallest tower of the scheme will be 123.25 metres high with 36 floors which will be linked with the shorter tower via a joint residential lobby. The shorter building will be...Read More
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Gilberts of Blackpool - ‘Outstanding’ Energy Efficiency in City Centre
The most environmentally-friendly commercial development in the South-West has achieved BREEAM outstanding at design stage, with its innovative ventilation strategy playing a large part in achieving the high level of performance. Gilberts of Blackpool, Britain’s leading air movement specialist, is responsible for attaining the ventilation success at Filwood Business Park in Bristol. Gilberts was able to balance a fresh internal environment with...Read More
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Breathing Buildings Helps Costa EcoPod Scoop Multiple Awards
Breathing Buildings is delighted to announce that on 2 December 2015, at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, the Costa EcoPod scooped the BCSC Gold Award for Sustainability. The building comprises a retail pod and is located on Hammerson’s Wrekin Retail Park in Telford. The building is occupied by two retailers, Costa and Subway. The EcoPod concept was developed by Emission Zero and was built in just 13 weeks. The project...Read More
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Viessmann - Three New CIBSE Accredited CPD Presentations have Recently been...
High and Low Water Content Boilers - This course highlights the differences between and specific benefits of high and low water content boiler systems, along with guidance on their applications. Decision making regarding the suitability of each technology will be examined, alongside the design principles of each system. • The differences and specific benefits of high and low water content boilers. Guidance on application selection. • Advantages...Read More
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The VEKA UK Group - Masterframe thinks Outside the Box Sash
When Southern Housing Group needed a unique fenestration solution, they turned to a southern Halo fabricator: Masterframe. Based in Essex, Masterframe specialises in PVC-U sash windows and has a reputation for exceptional quality and attention to detail. This led to the company being contacted by Southern Housing Group, who wanted to restore their property - the Amhurst Park Estate - and recapture its original character. Managing...Read More
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Monodraught Participate in Natural V Mechanical Ventilation Debate at Education...
Technical Director for Monodraught, Nick Hopper will be a guest speaker at the breakfast event this Thursday 28th January at RICS in London. ECN events are often attended by many of the UK’s leading Architects, Consultants and Contractors, where real-life experiences and views are shared to help deliver better School Buildings. Nick has been responsible for many of Monodraught’s innovations and is a named inventor on numerous low...Read More
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Artemide Exhibit at Architect@Work 2016
Leading Italian lighting manufacturer Artemide will exhibit for the first time at Architect@Work London, 27-28 January 2016, showcasing a range of technologically advanced lighting. Artemide are renowned for their significant technological innovation, and high performance approach to lighting design. Architect@Work features a unique exhibition layout in which visitors are taken on a journey around uniform modules where the innovative...Read More
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Socomec “Lights Up” the Champs Elysées!
Socomec solar inverters will be playing their part in illuminating the famous Champs Elysées as part of the COP21 United Nations conference on climate change. In keeping with the aims of the conference, IKEA entrusted independent solar power company Générale du Solaire with the design and production of two PV facilities for the Champs Elysées intersection. The aim is to produce the power for the illuminations on what many...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Renewable Heat Advice on Offer for Self-Builders
Self-builders looking for the best renewable heating solution for their projects will be able to quiz experts from leading heat pump manufacturer, Mitsubishi Electric at The National Self Build & Renovation Show at the end of the month. Members of the heating and ventilation team will be on hand at the dedicated exhibition hall in Swindon from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st January 2016. The company’s Ecodan units have helped...Read More
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ABB Power - UK can do More to Improve its Uptake of Automation Technologies
“The UK lags behind its major competitors in the use of automation technologies and robots and more needs to be done to exploit them,” says Ian Funnell, Managing Director of ABB in the UK speaking at a reception to Members of Parliament (MPs) at the House of Commons in December. Funnell highlighted ABB’s investment of some £1 billion per year in research and development, much of which goes into finding new ways of lowering the...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - Podcast Probes Marshall-Tufflex’s Drive to Support Electrical...
Want to find out what market-leading cable management manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex is doing to make life easier for electrical contractors? Then tune-in to a new podcast that outlines how the British company is innovating and improving its products to save installers time and money on-site. Marshall-Tufflex Technical Services Manager Nick Hayler talks about how they work closely with installers to improve products, giving an example...Read More
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