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Issue 454 - 09 August 2011


A complete underfloor heating system from Tyco Thermal Controls is providing the ultimate in luxury heating for guests at the prestigious London Syon Park, a Waldorf Astoria hotel. London Syon Park sits at the edge of the two hundred acre Syon House estate, a unique setting that has served as the country home of the Duke of Northumberland for over 400 years. Its 137 rooms and seven luxury suites boast the ultimate in luxury...Read More


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UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLIES - The Issues That Really Concern UPS Users...

Computer hardware has evolved from a useful production aid to an online ICT resource essential to most organisations’ survival. The role of the Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) has accordingly become critical in protecting this resource from the threat of mains power disturbances and blackouts. Yet even while UPSs assume this increased responsibility, their users need them to do so more reliably, more efficiently, more cost effectively...Read More


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ADVANCED AIR - Fan Coil Market Now Double The Size Of The Chilled Beam Market

Figures recently released by BSRIA show a dramatic change in the market place between fan coils and chilled beams. According to the latest BSRIA/HEVAC survey figures the fan coil market value was more than double that of the active chilled beam value in 2010. Active chilled beams include both commodity beams and active multi service chilled beams. The value includes the product unit cost and not any design or installation work...Read More

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PRYSMIAN Powers Portsmouth’s New Passenger Terminal

More than 7,000 metres of Prysmian’s 1.5mm², 2 core red FP200 Gold® fire resistant cable is now installed at the recently opened new terminal building for Portsmouth International Port. FP200 Gold® is being used for the public address and voice alarm (PAVA) system throughout the 2,700 square metre facility. Passengers leave for destinations in France, Spain and the Channel Islands with more than 170 services departing and arriving...Read More


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FURSE Attend Offshore Europe Oil & Gas Exhibition 2011

Furse a world leader in earthing & lightning protection will be exhibiting their renowned product portfolio at the forthcoming Offshore Europe Oil & Gas Exhibition at Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre from 6-8 September 2011. Our portfolio ranges from structural Earthing & Lightning protection to Electronic Systems Protection including our premium range of ESP SL (Slim-Line) Series with ATEX/IEC Ex approval for use...Read More


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SPIRAX SARCO - Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Estimates That Spirax Sarco Easiheat™...

Switching its domestic hot water and heating from shell-and-tube calorifiers to EasiHeat™ systems from Spirax Sarco has delivered energy savings of at least 15% at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Replacing the hospital’s ageing calorifiers has also saved up to three weeks of maintenance work each year, since the old systems had to be stripped down for regular insurance inspections. “We made the decision to change because one of...Read More


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KNAUF’S Competence Cuts Components On Flagship Hospital Project

Through close collaboration with both architects and the main contractor Knauf Drywall has enabled Linear Projects to handle the biggest project in its 18 year history – installing more than 100,000m2 of partitioning in a major new acute hospital in Scotland – with a set of standardized components that rationalised its supply chain. The £10 million partitioning, ceilings and external steel framing contract included partitioning with a wide...Read More

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C&B SYSTEMS – A Focus On Removable Grab Rails, Mental Health Areas & Hotel...

C&B Systems specializes in: HealthCare water related products, Changing areas, Washrooms, Catering, Stainless Steel, composite and any products for locations where people have direct contact with plumbed water. Hotel Use.  Disability compliance can cause major issues to companies varying from Camp Sites, Caravan Parks, small private bed & breakfasts to large hotels Chains. Two common problems are: 1. Grab Rails & Drop Down...Read More


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FLÄKT WOODS - New Service & Sales Manager Appointed

Dave Perry has been appointed as the new Service and Sales Manager for Fläkt Woods. As a Service Manager he will be concerned with the detailed aspects of service delivery to the end customer and will continue to develop Flakt Woods first class service, as well as leading his team and monitoring their performance, providing guidance and coaching as appropriate, to ensure continuous improvement across the...Read More


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HARLEQUIN - Research Shows Dancers Prefer Dance Floors Over Sports Floors

Research carried out by Luke Hopper highlights the importance for dancers of the performance of purpose designed dance floors and a preference for greater force reduction than that offered by sports floors. In a synopsis to the full research paper, Luke of the School of Health Sciences, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia reports, "Dancers demonstrated a preference for floors with greater...Read More


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GLIDDEN TRADE Relaunches Campaign To Support Britain’s Pubs

Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Paint and a Pint’ competition, Glidden Trade, one of the UK’s leading trade paint brands, is offering independent landlords another chance to win a £2,000 makeover for their premises. Plus, for the first time, the competition also gives professional painters and decorators the chance to carry out the painting work if they nominate their local pub for the contest. The UK pub industry has been...Read More

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