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Tuesday 04 January 2011

DANFOSS - The Climate-Friendly Hotel

While a completely carbon neutral solution is not yet possible, say the owners of Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers, the new luxury hotel in Copenhagen's Ørestad district comes close to achieving it by deploying the best environmental and energy technology on the market. Copenhagen's latest luxury hotel, the elegant Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers in Ørestad, has been designed from the ground upwards with sustainability in mind. From the...Read More


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EATON-WILLIAMS - Qualitair’s Cellar Cooler Wins ECA Approval

Qualitair, part of the Eaton-Williams Group ( is helping the pub trade to reduce its carbon emissions by offering ECA approved cellar coolers. With a listing on the Energy Technology Products List, end users can have confidence in purchasing systems that meet the government’s criteria for managing climate change and reducing carbon emissions. Both the ICC cellar coolers and ICUS...Read More


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WEATHERITE’S Trigeneration Energy Centre System Receives Prestigious GAIA...

The UK based Weatherite Group has received a bronze award for its Trigeneration Energy Centre at the Big 5 2010 GAIA Awards in Dubai. Now in its third year, the GAIA Awards programme seeks to raise the profile of ‘green’ or environmentally sound building products and services within the GCC region reflecting the desire to build in a way that is both sustainable and minimises environmental impact. Competition for the 2010 awards proved...Read More

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DIMPLEX Solar PV Training Is Logic Certification-Accredited

Thanks to the feed-in tariffs, solar PV is seeing huge growth in demand as householders and businesses alike switch on to a way to earn cash and go green at the same time, and Dimplex is helping installers to access this lucrative market with its Logic Certification-approved solar PV installer training course. The course is fully independently accredited by Logic Certification, giving industry-wide recognition, and provides installers with the...Read More


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MONODRAUGHT Windcatchers Provide A Cost Effective Solution For Walworth...

Walworth Academy opened in 2007 and moved into its new building in January 2010, uniting the whole school on a single site for the first time. The academy serves 180 students in each year, in six classes, and will open a sixth form in September 2010, so that Walworth students can continue their studies to age 18. A key resource of the new 1200 square metre building is a double height multi-use school hall/auditorium and a full size...Read More


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HANSON UK Receives Carbon Trust Standard Across All Business Lines

Hanson has become the UK’s biggest supplier of heavy building materials to receive the Carbon Trust Standard across all its business lines, achieving a 33 per cent reduction in carbon emissions from January 2007 until December 2009. The award follows three years of carbon monitoring and recognises the company’s achievements in measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions across all its operations ranging...Read More


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CEMBRIT - Cemscape Sets The Tone!

Form meets perfect function in a new agricultural building recently constructed on a farm in the Lake District. Featuring Cembrit’s Cemscape - the low sheen version of Cemsix fibre cement corrugated sheeting - the new building blends seamlessly into the rugged landscape thanks to careful choice of construction materials while adding valuable extra storage space for the farm. Located on Milburn Grange Farm in the village of Knock...Read More

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KOMFORT WORKSPACE - Vertical Binds From Komfort Workspace

Komfort now supply a range of vertical blinds. These are created from a fabric that meets fire regulations specified by European standards in accordance to BS 5867 Part 2 Type B. The fabric has either been woven with non-flammable fibre glass, Trevira CS or impregnated/coated with fire retardants. Solar and optical properties of fabrics can be used to assist in the design of temperature control systems within buildings and the installation...Read More


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BILCO UK - New College Has Bilco Safety Hatches

The recently opened Stoke Sixth Form College is fitted with three motorised Bilco D-50T hatches – to provide access to the roof – and two EFW-50REM smoke ventilators. The products were chosen specifically because of their design and flexibility. The vents open to 140 degrees, as required by EN 12101, to ensure rapid dispersal of smoke and noxious fumes and to reduce the risk of them being blown back into the building. The D-50T hatches...Read More


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PILKINGTON Triple Glazing Preserves Properties In London

Pilkington glass is specified in two Passiv Haus retrofits in West London. The refurbished Victorian homes are a clear example of how to install triple glazing without changing the look of a property. Ryder Strategies Europe manufactured 35 new windows for the two houses. The new window designs are almost indistinguishable from the original Victorian sash windows, ensuring the design blends in with the surrounding buildings and meet the...Read More


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SOCOMEC - Modular, Efficient, Secure And Green; The New Socomec Modulys UPS

Socomec UPS, a leader in ad hoc solutions for Data Centers and with many years of experience in modular installations, announces Modulys Green Power, a modular UPS solution, maximising all the benefits of the Green Power range with heightened flexibility. The new modular Green Power UPS is designed for complete vertical and horizontal modularity, so is ideal for use in Data Centre / IT / Medical / Broadcast applications (delete as...Read More


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OSRAM Efficient Long Burners – OSRAM Presents The DULUX® L High Efficiency...

OSRAM’s new range of pin-base DULUX® L HIGH EFFICIENCY (HE) lamps bring greater efficiency to a broad range of applications. These lamps come equipped with a light output of up to 100 lm/W and a long operating life of 20,000 hours which equates to lower maintenance costs. These efficient compact fluorescent lamps are an excellent choice for luminaires that are on for long periods of time in applications such as hotels and public...Read More


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ACTION STORAGE Partners With Canopies UK To Provide Outdoor Canopies For...

Storage equipment specialist Action Storage has announced a joint venture with Canopies UK to supply and install its eXtreme Plastic Lockers™ in schools, colleges and other organisations. In the partnership, Action Storage will supply customers with its weatherproof, vandal resistant eXtreme® Lockers and Canopies UK will supply cantilever style canopies to provide protection from the rain. Action Storage’s eXtreme® Lockers offer...Read More


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SANDTOFT Strengthens Sales Team With Two New Appointments

Sandtoft Roof Tiles has boosted its national sales team with the appointment of Anna Parfitt and Jayne Scotland. Anna will be responsible for building and strengthening Sandtoft's relationships with major housebuilders across the country. She brings nine years of construction experience to the team, including seven years spent at Marley Eternit. With 15 years' experience of the building industry, Jayne will be promoting Sandtoft's full range...Read More


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