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Issue 456 - 16 August 2011

SPIRAX SARCO Helps Cut Northumbrian Water’s Energy Bill By 10%

Steam systems from Spirax Sarco are playing an essential role in a new green energy project that is set to cut Northumbrian Water’s annual energy bill by 10%. “A reliable supply of high quality steam was a top priority on this project” says Frank Errington, works co-ordination manager for Northumbrian Water. “Without steam we couldn’t do what we do.” The lead contractor on the project brought in Spirax Sarco to provide the boiler ancillaries and steam plant...Read More


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ANDREWS WATER HEATERS In Third New John Lewis Store

Andrews Water Heaters have supplied two gas-fired condensing water heaters to provide domestic hot water for the John Lewis department store in Cardiff. Previously, similar models have been used in John Lewis shops at the Trafford Centre in Manchester, Aberdeen and Liverpool. Completed in 2009, the four storey, 26,000sq.m Cardiff branch is Wales’s largest department store and John Lewis’s biggest shop outside London. It is located adjacent to...Read More


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CARRIER - Celebrating One Of Summer's Most Important Inventions: Modern Air...

From sports to ice cream to the beach, the staples of summer form the basis of treasured memories. But it’s one of summer’s most important inventions that comes to mind when the temperatures soar, making even the most oppressive summer - cool. It is hard to imagine life without it. This year marks the 109th anniversary of the invention of modern air conditioning by Dr. Willis H. Carrier, inventor and founder of Carrier Corp. On July 17, 1902 in the midst of...Read More

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TROX Completes £2.1 Million Investment In UK Chilled Beam Manufacture

TROX is celebrating the completion of the final phase of its £2.1 million investment programme, which sees the production facility in Thetford firmly established as the TROX group’s global centre of excellence for MS chilled beam manufacture. Phase 3 of the programme has involved investment of £600,000 in CAM (computer aided manufacture) equipment, including an advanced technology Salvagnini panel bending machine. Providing a...Read More


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SHUTTERLY FABULOUS Expands To The North West

Choosing an effective window treatment for your home is essential and shutters work perfectly to achieve a balance between maximising daylight, retaining heat and maintaining privacy. Shutterly Fabulous offer outstanding level of one-to-one customer service combined with FSC certified hardwood shutters of the highest quality. Originally based in the South East, Shutterly Fabulous are announcing their expansion to the North West of the UK, offering...Read More


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ACTION STORAGE Releases New Video Series To Help Customers Gain The Maximum...

Storage equipment specialist Action Storage has a long track record of providing innovative services to its customers. In keeping with this tradition, Action Storage has launched a series of helpful videos to assist its customers in gaining the maximum benefits from its popular Supershelf™ shelving system. The videos highlight both the highly adjustable Supershelf™’s unique features and demonstrate how it can be easily assembled without special tools or skills...Read More


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The UK’s first rural affordable housing accredited Passivhaus scheme is complete – and the housing association behind the project has cited below-slab insulation as key to achieving its very high levels of energy efficiency. The scheme in Wimbish, Essex, features Dow Building Solutions’ FLOORMATE 300-A STYROFOAM insulation as a continuous layer beneath the concrete floor slabs to help prevent thermal bridging. According to Hastoe Housing...Read More

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HVMS Secures +£2M Power Supply Enhancement Contract From Network Rail

HVMS have been awarded a +£2M contract to design and construct the first package of the Power Supply Enhancement (PSE) which is the largest southern region power supply development for Network Rail since 2004. This package includes 33kV, 11kV, Transformer Rectifier and DC Traction substation installations as well significant design, civil and track works. The PSE programme is vital to Network Rail in delivering the additional electrical power and network...Read More


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DIMPLEX Piermont Stove In TV Renovation

A Dimplex Piermont stove has featured in the Sarah Beeny Channel 4 TV show ‘Help! My House is Falling Down’, where it added a cosy but maintenance-free touch to a renovation in Lancashire. When Carole Johnson inherited her father’s 1950s bungalow in Lytham St Annes, she hoped to live out her 'Good Life' dream, with a wood burner a key part of that. But after major building work on some serious structural problems, Carole decided the Dimplex stove gave...Read More


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DANFOSS - The Danfoss VLT® Training Programme

The Danfoss VLT® Training Programme is designed to offer professional training in multiple subjects at various levels for Danfoss VLT product users. These training courses are designed to improve the general knowledge of the technologies used in today’s modern Variable Speed Drives and more specifically highlight the menu structures, common user faults and common pit-falls of the Danfoss VLT® range of Variable Speed Drives and their...Read More


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DULUX TRADE Helps St Teresa’s Shine For Its Golden Jubilee

The interior of St Teresa’s Church in Glasgow has undergone a complete transformation using a striking range of shades from the Dulux Trade portfolio. A tailored colour scheme was created for the church by Page/Park Architects, as part of a restoration project for its 50th anniversary. Due to regular use from parishioners, the decoration at St Teresa’s had naturally become worn and faded over the years. As such, the main emphasis for the refurbishment...Read More

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