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Eaton Creates Unique Lighting Scheme for Londonís New Ludgate Development
Power management company Eaton was selected by the UKís largest commercial property company to create a unique lighting solution for a landmark office development in the City of London. Land Securities chose Eaton to supply its two New Ludgate buildings on the strength of its ability to design and manufacture a bespoke lighting solution that precisely met the clientís specifications. The Priam LED was developed exclusively...Read More
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ABB to Enable First Digital Substation in the United Kingdom
ABB has been selected to participate in the FITNESS ("Future Intelligent Transmission NEtwork SubStation") project of SP Energy Networks, a UK-based electricity transmission and distribution network operator, along with other partners. ABB will contribute its grid automation technology to this project, which will enable a digital substation scheme to protect, monitor and control the transmission network in parts of Scotland...Read More
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The VEKA UK Group - Masterframe Returns to Troon for a Great View of the 17th!
Following the precedent set by Royal Troon Golf Club's beautiful return to glory, Mokoia House - a distinctively styled and architecturally important residence overlooking the course's 17th hole - has received a fresh installation of PVC-U sash windows produced by Halo fabricator, Masterframe. The Essex-based company is nationally renowned for specialising in only sash windows, and fabricated an extensive package of...Read More
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SIG Design and Technology - An Introduction to Standing Seam Zinc Roofing...
Double lock standing seam roofing is used on a wide range of building types from leisure and commercial to housing and religious buildings. Here our colleagues at elZinc provide an introduction and look at the design considerations for standing seam zinc roofing. What is standing seam roofing? Standing seam roofing is the most popular way of covering a roof in zinc and has been used for over a century. The fine lines of the standing...Read More
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Breathing Buildings - Internships for Imperial College & Cambridge University...
Breathing Buildings is giving three undergraduates from Imperial College and Cambridge University the chance to experience working in the UKís most innovative and dynamic natural and hybrid ventilation company. The undergraduates were selected from the large number of students seeking internships in the building industry. The students will have the chance to learn and contribute to the design process for ventilation in buildings, to...Read More
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Knauf Spray-Applied Plasters Make Light Work of TV Superhome
Fairways, the Isle of Wight superhome showcased in Septemberís Grand Designs programme, features large areas of impeccable plastering made possible by spray-applied MP75 Readymix Plaster from by Knauf - one of the UKís leading manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems. The effect, says designer Lincoln Miles, has been a resounding success. "Itís a joy to see immaculate large surfaces of a contemporary...Read More
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Polyflor Helps Move Refurbishment of Hampshire Community Centre in the Right...
Forest fx PUR vinyl flooring from UK manufacturer Polyflor was recently used to create striking design floors at The Pavilion on the Park, a youth and community centre in Eastleigh, Hampshire. Forest fx PUR vinyl flooring was installed by Tildan Construction in the centreís Park View Cafť and Woodpecker Hall function room as part of Eastleigh Youth and Community Trust, Eastleigh Borough Council and Hampshire County Councilís...Read More
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Taylor Maxwell - New Street Station Birmingham
New Streetís makeover took eight years to complete and cost £750m. With a footfall of 35 million passengers per year - making it the busiest building in the UK outside of London - the project was about as high profile as it gets. The stakes were high for all the partners involved; headed up by Network Rail who manage the station and principle contractor Mace. When it came to re-cladding the walls of the platforms, the overhaul threw up...Read More
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Emerson Network Power - Single Phase Output UPS with Remote Diagnostics...
For applications requiring high availability of the load, the UPS is typically selected based on multiple criteria at the design stage (redundancy, modularity, runtime). However, keeping the power protection UPS in an optimum state and ready to work against any interruption may be forgotten. Even more so with small single phase loads, although the criticality in the load may be still there, whether you need to protect a 5kVA...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex Ready for Jobs Fair
Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeship Fair headline sponsor Marshall-Tufflex is heading into the event with three employment positions on offer to delegates. The company, which has sites at Castleham and Churchfields Industrial Estates, is looking to recruit an apprentice design engineer and has vacancies in its finance department and tooling operations. Group Personnel Development Manager Steve Baldry, who will be attending...Read More
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Cembrit UK Builds for the Future
Since the new owners took over Cembrit last year, the Danish building materials group has undertaken a comprehensive, strategic shift from its origins manufacturing corrugated sheets to being a service-orientated supplier of many types of fibre-cement building products, specialising in faÁade solutions. As part of this shift the Cembrit group has also launched a new, international identity that unifies the groupís 17 subsidiaries across Europe...Read More
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Siemens Building Technologies - KNX Range Now Available through My KNX...
My KNX Store is a specialist distributor for controls products based on KNX technology. With over a decade's experience across a range of residential and commercial projects, My KNX Store is committed to looking across Europe for the most reliable, advanced and contemporary KNX components. Siemens Building Technologies has a number of products that use the open KNX protocol, which supports integration of building...Read More
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Twyford Supports a New Pre-School in a Remote Part of The Gambia
Twyford has donated ceramic products for a toilet block in the Rainbow Foundation Pre-School, a new school in Faala in The Gambia, for 60 local children. Faala is a new settlement near to Sanyang and the school has been constructed for younger children who canít safely travel to Sanyang, due to the long and dangerous route on foot. The addition of the new toilet block has provided four cubicles for the children and two for the teachers...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - New CPD Guide to Domestic Metering & Monitoring
Mitsubishi Electric has produced a free, CPD-accredited guide to Metering and Monitoring for the Domestic RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) - a scheme overseen by Ofgem. Monitoring is important on a number of levels because in addition to increasing RHI payments, it can help homeowners operate their heating more efficiently, allows the Government to gather more data on performance and allows manufacturers access to...Read More
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