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Tuesday 12 April 2011

SANYO - Thatched Stone Farmhouse Harnesses Low Carbon Energy

A 16th Century thatched stone farmhouse in Dorset is being heated with a state-of-the-art carbon dioxide-based heat pump system from Sanyo. Greenways Cottage, built in 1533, and nearby barn conversion have been equipped with four of the high efficiency Sanyo ECO CO2 systems as part of a refurbishment and upgrading project. The need was to replace the existing oil-burning boiler for a cleaner and more efficient system plus reduce...Read More


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DIMPLEX Waste Not, Want Not – Dimplex’s Efficient Electric Heating Warms...

A Veolia composting facility in East Sussex which recycles green waste into organic soil conditioner is using Dimplex electric heating and solar thermal hot water to optimise its own energy efficiency. In addition to five full-time staff based at the Woodlands Centre at Whitesmith near Uckfield, the site receives up to 60 visitors a week, including the general public, schools, and local authorities from across Europe, all coming to investigate...Read More


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KALZIP’S Ingenious Façade System

The bi-directional Kalzip FC façade system is stylish, non-penetrative and extremely cost-effective. Installed on vertically fixed modular click rails, each lightweight panel is simply hooked at the top and then clicked into place at the bottom - quick, easy and ingenious! Kalzip FC façade’s innovative bi-directional installation capability (top down / bottom up) allows flexible project scheduling where on-site requirements such as scaffolding...Read More

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DAIKIN UK - Statement On The Impact Of The Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami...

We express our deepest sympathy to all people in the earthquake and tsunami disaster area of Japan and to our colleagues who have family or friends there. We would also like to reassure our customers that all employees are safe and the impact on our company in Japan is limited. Almost all Daikin bases in Japan are located in Western Japan and not in Eastern Japan near the earthquake epicentre. On March 12, Daikin Industries...Read More


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LEADERFLUSH SHAPLAND - Longden Doors For The Coworth Park Country House

Recently re-opened Coworth Park Country House Hotel is part of the Dorchester Collection of five-star hotels which includes the Dorchester in London, The Beverly Hills in LA and Le Meurice in Paris. The new, luxury hotel has been created by the £28 million, 3-year redevelopment of Coworth Park Estate in Sunningdale which includes the rebuild and fit-out of the Mansion House; the refurbishment of the existing stable blocks...Read More


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HANSON FORMPAVE - Aquaflow Paves The Way At First Multi-Million Social Housing...

In partnership with its South African licensee, concrete product supplier, Construction Supplies and Services, Hanson Formpave, a specialist paving manufacturer has supplied over 5,500m2 of its industry leading permeable paving system, AquaflowTM, for the construction of the parking areas of a new multi-million social housing development in Steenberg, a restructuring zone and suburb of Cape Town. Developed out of a need for quality...Read More


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KNAUF DRYWALL Secures Five Stars For Safety

Knauf Drywall – the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building products and systems – has had its industry-leading performance in Health & Safety recognised with a Five Star Audit award, the highest possible, from the British Safety Council (BSC). The achievement – for its Immingham and Sittingbourne sites – is not just some inward-facing exercise: it hugely benefits customers in terms of improved product quality, enhanced order...Read More

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CABLOFIL Provides Quick & Corrosion Resistant Seaside Solution

More than 2.5km of Cablofil steel wire tray cable management has been used to help complete a £51 million re-build of Weston Super Mare’s Grade II listed Grand Pier, ensuring that the Victorian landmark can attract 21st century crowds. The pier had to be re-built following a fire and the revamped attraction comprises a 400m promenade with a Pavilion at the sea end offering a state-of-the art indoor entertainment venue with high-tech...Read More


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CONSTRUCTION SPECIALTIES - Wall & Floor Protection For Walsall Manor Hospital

Construction Specialties comprehensive range of wall and floor protection systems have been fitted by the company’s in-house installation team Conspec Contracts at the Walsall Manor Hospital, West Midlands. The 40,000m² extension to the 50 year old original hospital, built under PFI scheme, has added a new family Health and Diagnostics Centre and Outpatient and Day Case Centre to the existing building. Colin Davidson, Project Director...Read More


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IDEAL STANDARD Launches New Playa Range

Ideal Standard, a leading provider of innovative and design-driven bathroom solutions, today launches its new bathroom collection Playa, created by award-winning design house, ArteFakt. The Playa collection offers a linear design while conceptually remaining distinctly contemporary. Wide surfaces and straight angles deliver a comfortable relaxing bathroom experience, without compromising on style and design. The Playa range comprises of five...Read More


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TARKETT Sports Flooring Is Fit For Duty At RAF Odiham

RAF Odiham is a front line helicopter support base in Hampshire, with a working population of around 2000 people. The base’s gymnasium is used for the physical training of a large number of service personnel, so it’s essential that the flooring provides the optimum level of performance. When the old floor needed replacing, a Tarkett Sports Flooring System was found to be the best solution.
Tarkett Sports Flooring Systems, incorporating...Read More

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Action Storage supplied its storage lockers to BBC One series ‘DIY SOS – The Big Build’ for use in part of a life changing transformation to the home of a family in Ottery St Mary, Devon. The family needed a storage system that could be used to store clothes and toys in a child’s bedroom. Action Storage’s 12 compartment wire mesh locker provided the perfect solution. The wire mesh construction provides clear visibility of...Read More


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FORMICA GROUP - Exciting New Species & Colours Enhance The Formica®...

A collection of seventeen new colourations, striking layouts and wood grain species has been introduced to the Formica® Woods High Pressure Laminates (HPL) range. Popular in a wide variety of environments this range offers a selection of high quality finishes and dramatic designs. As one of the most versatile ranges within the Formica® Collection, Formica Woods combine both inspirational and timeless looks. New introductions it includes...Read More

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British Harlequin plc will again be exhibiting at the PLASA Focus event to be held in two halls at the Royal Armouries in Leeds, on 19th and 20th April 2011 where Harlequin’s stand will feature floors for dance, theatre and events. With more than 30 years’ experience in producing world-leading floors for the performing arts, Harlequin provides sprung floors for permanent or temporary installation, roll out floors and permanent, heavy-duty or cushioned...Read More


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DULUX TRADE - ICI PAINTS AKZONOBEL Unveils Market Leading Sustainability...

ICI Paints AkzoNobel, the world's leading decorative paints and performance coatings company, unveiled its latest sustainable product and service developments at Ecobuild (1-3 March 2011) alongside more than 1,300 exhibitors. These included paints with lower embodied carbon and a ground-breaking sustainability programme for painting contractors that are members of the Dulux Trade Contract Partnership. As the world’s largest...Read More


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