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Tuesday 11 January 2011

DIMPLEX - Going Retro With Dimplex SmartRad And Heat Pumps

When an off-gas farmhouse in rural Norfolk needed a new heating system, owner and tenant agreed that energy efficient low carbon warmth was the way forward, rather than a replacement oil-fired boiler. And Dimplex SmartRad® fan convector radiators with a Dimplex air source heat pump offered a straightforward retrofit solution. The four-bedroom home, built in the late 1980s, had used an oil boiler to power a wet central heating...Read More


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WEATHERITE BUILDING SERVICES - Trainee Teachers Warm To Weatherite

Students and staff at Enfield teaching college in London will be feeling much warmer this winter thanks to a new heating system installed by Weatherite Building Services (WBS). Appointed as Project Managers by Briar Associates of Stourbridge, West Midlands, Weatherite assumed full responsibility for the supply and installation of a Burderus gas condensing boiler, two Grundfos circulation pumps plus a new flue system from...Read More


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ANCON BUILDING PRODUCTS - Visit Ancon At Ecobuild 2011, Stand Number S1210

Ancon Building Products is joining other leading manufacturers of sustainable, energy-efficient construction solutions and showcasing its products at ECOBUILD, Excel London, 1st to 3rd March 2011. Stand number S1210 will address important issues such as thermal bridging, featuring Ancon’s range of low thermal conductivity wall ties and thermal breaks at balcony locations. In addition to Ancon’s stainless steel wire wall ties, the range includes...Read More

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EMERSON NETWORK POWER Extends Modular Chloride MP-NET™ UPS System

Already offering modular flexibility and scalability, the 98 percent efficient Chloride MP-NET now provides 50 percent more power for the same footprint size. Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, today announced that the Chloride MP-NET, its original mid-sized modular UPS, has been upgraded to provide up to 120 kVA of uninterruptible power...Read More


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POLYFLOR - Pearlazzo PUR - A World Of Colour At Your Feet

Distinctive Pearlazzo PUR is the latest homogeneous product to be launched by leading commercial vinyl floorcoverings manufacturer Polyflor. Designed for the modern commercial environment, Pearlazzo PUR delivers the inherent low maintenance and durability benefits expected of a Polyflor homogeneous PUR product while pushing the boundaries of vinyl flooring decoration. The striking 24-shade colour palette, a combination of vibrant...Read More


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RIEGENS - RSG Unwraps The Potential On Energy Savings

Following the installation of T5 lighting from Riegens, The Retail Supply Group (RSG) is living proof that a simple change to fluorescent lighting can now offer a cost effective alternative to HID luminaires for high bay applications in warehouses. The refurbishment, financed by a Carbon Trust loan, has allowed the company to install the new lighting quickly and efficiently, providing immediate savings in energy and costs. Within...Read More


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LEADERFLUSH SHAPLAND Doors For World Famous Hotel

The Savoy Hotel in London's Strand is, without doubt, one of the most famous hotels in the world and its 3-year, £100m refurbishment and restoration is nearing completion. Reardon Smith Architects specified 496 doorsets and 152 special head architraves from the UK’s leading performance doorset manufacturer Leaderflush Shapland – which will play their part in re-affirming the extraordinary heritage of this iconic hotel...Read More

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CEMBRIT Shines In The Valleys!

The beauty of Cembrit’s Montleon natural slate shines through on a recently completed roofing project in the Rhonnda Valley, South Wales. A Spanish natural slate, the textured surface of the slate provides the perfect complement to stone finished facades of a newly renovated farmhouse in the Welsh Valleys. The characterful farmhouse has recently undergone a complete renovation and refurbishment. The owners have been careful...Read More


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MARSHALL-TUFFLEX - MT32 Fast-Tracks Petrol Station Refurbishment For BP

Electrical contractor Active Connect is all geared up to install Marshall-Tufflex’s MT32 prefabricated modular wiring solution in BP company owned petrol stations around the country following a successful trial of the system at a site in Surrey. The BP Connect Service Station in Woking underwent complete redevelopment to update its facilities and incorporate a new M&S Simply Food outlet onto the site. As a BP approved electrical...Read More


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SUNBELL - Energy Efficiency Will Be A Priority For Developers In 2011...

According to the Carbon Trust, non-domestic buildings today account for 16.5 per cent of the UK’s total carbon emissions. Developers will need to be mindful therefore of the effects their early planning decisions will have on a building’s overall energy efficiency. One of Italy’s leading designers and manufacturers of interstitial blinds Sunbell, has introduced a high-quality, innovative and energy-efficient solution to complement...Read More


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RENDERPLAS - PVCU Beads Perform In London Projects

Renderplas PVCu beads for rendering, plastering and dry lining are exhibiting their benefits at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and a number of other prestigious London projects by David Andrews Construction, a leading specialist in high quality trade finishes. The award-winning contractor has used over 3,000 metres of Renderplas beading for various new build and refurbishment contracts, from hotels, luxury homes and leisure centres to...Read More


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FAKRO Major Sponsors Of Skiing World Cup

From the 11th – 12th February 2011, the 2nd IFD FAKRO Ski World Cup will take place alongside the second International Federation for the Roofing Trade conference in Muszyna, Poland. The conference hotel is in a picturesque mountain setting close to the slopes on which the competition will take place. Competitors will be chosen by National Roofing Federations from throughout Europe, and roofers passionate about skiing can make enquiries...Read More


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MUMFORD & WOOD The BSI ‘A’ Rated Conservation™ Box Sash Timber Window By...

The latest news from Mumford & Wood announces the achievement of a BSI ‘A’ energy rating for the traditional timber Conservation™ box sash window. The Company can now claim this consistently high rating across the entire Conservation™ range of products. This flag ship window is designed to directly replace an original box sash in older and period properties, or in new-build projects that are designed to achieve a truly traditional appearance...Read More


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HARLEQUIN - Swindon Dance Delight In New Harlequin Dance Floor

Dancers in Swindon are now enjoying the experience of dancing on a new floor. The choice of Swindon Dance was the classic double-sided Harlequin Reversible that provides the option of two colours and of course a slip resistant surface on both sides. Reversible is also easy to install as a loose-lay floor, it just rolls out and with the seams and edges taped is soon ready for the dancers to take to the floor. Artistic Director Marie McCluskey...Read More


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