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Tuesday 01 March 2011

RAYCHEM Launch The Raychem Academy, Raychem Specification e-Toolbox...

Raychem has always offered more than high quality self-regulating heater technology; it prides itself on its high level of customer service. Building on its excellent reputation, the Company is introducing a free range of tools designed to support its customers including: The “Raychem®” Academy: Resource E-Centre, the “Specification Toolbox” and the Online CIBSE CPD module The Raychem Academy...Read More


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ENER-G - Adams Foods Boosts Green Performance

Dairy products company Adams Foods is achieving impressive carbon performance at its new factory in Staffordshire, thanks to combined heat and power (CHP) technology supplied by sustainable power group ENER-G ( The 150kW CHP unit is part of an environmental management programme at the factory. Since full commissioning of the CHP system in June 2010 it has achieved carbon savings of 476 tonnes...Read More


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TREND & ATL End Building Controls Industry’s Long Wait For Engineer...

Building energy management system (BEMS) manufacturer Trend Controls Systems Ltd* and leading vocational training provider Apprenticeship Training Ltd (ATL)† have developed and are now jointly delivering the UK’s first ever qualification for building controls technicians. The level 3 NVQ Diploma in ‘Installing Building Energy Management Systems’ is awarded by EAL†† and endorsed by SummitSkills – the sector skills council...Read More

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SIG DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY - Green Roofing Couldn’t Be Simpler With SIG...

Green roofing technology is now even easier and more affordable with SIG Design & Technology. SIG’s Modular Green Roof System, developed with the Aldingbourne Nurseries, is suitable for extensive or semi-extensive applications over large roof areas. The green roofs are made up of 0.5 metre square module trays. The substrate consists of egg-box shaped cells, which overlap and slot together to provide a seamless finish and provide plant...Read More


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TROX Ensures Five Star Luxury For Outstanding New Hotel

An award-winning hotel, setting new international standards for luxury, has installed a wide range of TROX air handling equipment to ensure the perfect environment for its discerning guests. The new 5-star Kameha hotel in Bonn, designed by architect Karl-Heinz Schommer, was named one of the world’s best international real estate projects at the MIPIM real estate trade fair in Cannes. The hotel, owned by The Lifestyle Hospitality...Read More


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JS AIR CURTAINS Goes To Great Lengths

JS Air Curtains has supplied and installed a 7.4m long stainless steel Rund air curtain system for a recent refurbishment at 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London. The bespoke system comprises two 2m long air curtains with a dummy section at each end. The air curtain system was specified by building services consultants, The Anslow Partnership. The functioning central air curtains are creating a barrier of air to help prevent cold air...Read More


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DORMA To Launch Intelligent Online Door Management System At Ecobuild 2011

DORMA, the global market leader of door controls, automatics, glass and movable walls, will be launching a low cost, intelligent automatic door management system at Ecobuild 2011 - the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment and the UK’s largest construction event of any kind. Representing a breakthrough in door control, DORVISION allows clients to remotely monitor and manage...Read More

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PMA Polyamide Products Prove Resistant To Seawater

With cable protection manufacturer PMA supplying crucial components to wind turbines across the globe in 2010, polyamide-based products are proven to exhibit excellent resistance to seawater. Confirmed by PMA’s raw material suppliers, based upon the chemical composition as well as a long-term application experience in the toughest conditions, polyamide (or nylon) products have proved to exhibit outstanding mechanical...Read More


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LEVOLUX Delivers At Central St Giles

When acclaimed architect, Renzo Piano designed Central St Giles, a new 500,000 sq ft, mixed use development in central London, he created a bold scheme, with a number of distinctive, colour coordinated features, including a custom arrangement of Louvres and Blinds, from Levolux. Comprising a 15-storey residential block and 11-storey commercial block around a central piazza, the BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rated development...Read More


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POLYFLOR - Just The Right Mix

To eliminate electrostatic discharge, Sound Craft Limited in Potters Bar has had 500m² of Polyflor SD installed in its factory by Pelican Flooring of London. Part of the Harman Pro Group, Soundcraft designs and manufactures professional mixing consoles designed for use in live sound, recording, post-production, TV and radio production and disco applications. Polyflor SD is a specially designed, static dissipative vinyl floorcovering...Read More


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SANDTOFT To Launch New Solar System At Ecobuild

Sandtoft will be launching a new solar roofing system - Sandtoft PV48 - at Ecobuild 2011. Designed for pitched roofs, the system incorporates black PV panels with matching, easy-to -fit flashings that enable it to integrate with virtually all types of slate or tile. It can be used on both existing and new build properties and installed by any roofing contractor.As each PV panel measures 1.4 square metres, material and labour savings can be...Read More


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TARKETT - Top Marks For Tarkett Sports Flooring At The Priory School

After years of patching and repairing the floor in the sports hall at the Priory School, Edgbaston, it was finally agreed to re-surface. Since the hall is used for a variety of purposes from sports to exams, the school decided to install a specialist sports floor that could cope with multi-use. Tarkett Omnisports Training was specified to meet the sports performance requirements, along with Tarkett Protectiles to give extra protection...Read More


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UK FLOOD BARRIERS Opens Its Doors To The Public

On Thursday, 10th March 2011, Droitwich based UK Flood Barriers will open its doors for the day to the public, to business and the community at large as part of a national programme, Exercise Watermark, which is being co-ordinated by the Environment Agency. “People just simply do not realise how vulnerable property is to the possible ingress of floodwater” said Frank Kelly, CEO. “Here at our production site in Droitwich...Read More


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SUNFOLD SYSTEMS Extends Product Portfolio

Sunfold Systems will be launching its latest sliding folding door system, the SFK 20:20, at the London Excel at this year’s ecobuild exhibition. As the latest product to be added to the Sunfold range, the SFK 20:20 which encompasses similar specifications to that of its counterparts, has been designed and manufactured as a mid-range sliding folding door system to attract a broader spectrum of customer. Renowned for its professional...Read More


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TWYFORD BATHROOMS Demonstrates Eco Credentials At EcoBuild

Twyford Bathrooms will exhibit at Ecobuild 2011, 1 – 3 March at ExCel London, cementing their position as providers of environmentally responsible solutions in the bathroom sector, whether for domestic or commercial use. EcoBuild is the biggest event in the world for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, and is the most important ‘green’ event in the construction calendar. Twyford Bathrooms...Read More


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ELLIOTT OFF-SITE BUILDING SOLUTIONS - Clean Bill Of Health For Elliott At...

Elliott Off-Site Building Solutions has completed the prestigious new Maple ward at Scarborough Royal infirmary. The building was commissioned by Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust as part of its commitment to move away from mixed-sex wards. The 28 bed facility was constructed using Elliott Off-Site Building Solutions’ innovative hybrid construction system. This enabled large elements of the building to...Read More


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GLIDDEN TRADE Refreshes School Life

Coatings from the Glidden Trade portfolio have been used in the creation of a new examination centre, and family and young people’s building at John Port School in Etwall, Derbyshire. The project, which was joint funded by the school and Derbyshire County Council, was led by Frank Briggs, the school’s Project Manager together with construction company, GF Tomlinson, and professional painting and decorating contractor...Read More


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