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Tuesday 19 April 2011

FRENGER SYSTEMS - 'Radiant / Convective' Passive Chilled Beams...

Frenger have been awarded the contract to supply 'Radiant / Convective' passive chilled beam to the new regional headquarters building for Veolia Environmental Ltd. The new 40,000 sq ft, 3 storey BREEAM Excellent office building, located on the prestigious Kingswood Lakeside development in Cannock is due for completion during the summer of 2011 and will include environmental features such as roof-mounted solar panels, rainwater...Read More


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SPIRAX SARCO Helps Heinz Save 473 Tonnes Of Carbon A Year

Heinz is saving 6% of its average steam load per year at its baked bean factory in Wigan by recovering energy from effluent using a system designed and built by Spirax Sarco. Cooking British family favourite Heinz Beanz begins by blanching the raw haricot beans in hot water. Starches and sugars leach from the beans into the water and agricultural residues are washed off. The blanching water must be purged regularly to maintain the necessary...Read More


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TREND CONTROL SYSTEMS - Leeds Skyscraper Heads For Lower Energy Bills

A recent survey of the Trend building energy management system and the plant it controls at Bridgewater Place, Leeds, is expected to lead to significant energy savings in what is Yorkshire’s tallest building. The audit was conducted by Trend at the request of the site’s property managers Jones Lang LaSalle and involved close collaboration with the building’s M&E maintenance provider Norland Managed Services. The £3500 cost of carrying...Read More

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PASSIVENT Helps Create ‘Excellent’ Sustainable Design In The Community

The highest environmental rating achievable in the UK, gained at a new youth and community building, is helping create a legacy for the 21st century - in part due to Passivent. The YMCA’s new George Williams Centre in Bridgwater is aiming to be the first community building in the South West to achieve BREEAM ‘outstanding’ accreditation. Key to the energy efficiency of the £5m state of the art facility is the inclusion of natural...Read More


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DAIKIN UK - Through Its Partnership With EDF Energy, Daikin UK Showcases...

Through its partnership with EDF Energy, Daikin was given the opportunity to explain the energy and carbon saving potential of its Daikin Altherma heat pumps to HRH the Prince of Wales, when he visited the Princes Foundation House at the Ideal Home Show at Earl’s Court on 17th March. The house for which EDF was one of the sponsors, showcased a wide range eco-friendly features including a low carbon heating system...Read More


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DANFOSS VLT® High Power Drives Growing 30%

Danfoss has invested large resources in the high power drives business over recent years: • A modular technology platform allowing highly customised quality drives to be mass produced and tested at the factory. • Power range up to 1.4 MW – and new power range extensions in the pipeline. • Innovative power component design with 98 % efficiency • World class manufacturing facilities. The high power plant and competence centre...Read More


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HITACHI Europe’s Ongoing Japan Relief Effort

Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan on 11 March 2011, Hitachi in Europe continues to support the Red Cross’s relief effort, through the Hitachi Japan Disaster Appeal. Caroline Hayes of Hitachi Air Conditioning and Refrigeration said, “Anyone wishing to make a donation can contribute through the “Hitachi Japan Disaster Appeal” page which has been set up on the Virgin Money Giving website.” The address is...Read More

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LEVOLUX Takes Infiniti To The Big Apple... & Beyond

The Grand Hyatt New York’s bar and restaurant was recently renovated and now feature a new contemporary decor, with an illuminated bar and an ultra modern Solar Shading solution, by Levolux. Shedding its 80’s glitz, mirrored walls and highly polished stainless steel fixtures, the hotel is going through a dramatic overhaul, as part of a $65 million refurbishment project. The iconic New York hotel, conveniently situated...Read More


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KOMFORT WORKSPACE Announces Winner Of Augmented Reality Competition

The 2011 Komfort “create your perfect workspace” competition winner has been announced. The competition was to design an area as your perfect workspace. This could have been anything from a loft space in the city or a rural idyll. We all have our own ideas. Komfort had a huge response to this competition and the shortlisted entries were whittled down to just 14. On Friday 8th April, the winner of this fantastic competition was announced...Read More


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PRYSMIAN - Neurology Centre Protected By FP PLUS

12,000 metres of FP PLUS from Prysmian have been installed in the upgraded fire alarm system at the Southampton General Hospital Neurology centre. This New Generation FP PLUS cable with Insudite insulation offers excellent resistance to damage whilst also being approved for fire detection and fire alarm critical signal paths to BS 5839-1:2002+A2:2008 for enhanced applications. FP Plus is manufactured by Prysmian near Southampton...Read More


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MARSHALL-TUFFLEX - Kettering Hospital Opts For ‘Built-In’ Infection Control

Upgraded pathology laboratories at Kettering General Hospital, Northants, have been equipped with Marshall-Tufflex’s all-curved Odyssey Bio antimicrobial cable containment system to enhance infection control measures within the sterile services section of the hospital. Part of a major £1.1m refurbishment to the pathology departments by Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust, the project has involved the fitting of more than 400 linear...Read More

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A suite of technical guides into selecting and using STYROFOAM-A insulation in roofs, basements and floors has been made available online by Dow Building Solutions. STYROFOAM-A comes in a range of thicknesses and is lightweight yet robust with high strength and excellent moisture resistant properties. It can be used for roofs (ROOFMATE-A), basements (PERIMATE DI-A) and below concrete floor slabs to help prevent thermal bridging...Read More


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SE CONTROLS Global Expansion

Taking their extensive knowledge in adaptive natural ventilation and smoke control, UK based SE Controls have furthered their network of partners around the globe by appointing new companies in both Brazil and Dubai. SE Controls already operate in South Africa, China, Hong Kong and Bahrain where there is rapid growth in building construction. Each partner takes the the same set of core competencies as SE Controls, namely, Design...Read More


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RIEGENS Light New Clinical Trials Unit

Luminaires from Riegens Lighting have been installed at the newly constructed Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (WCTU), part of Warwickshire University. Riegens Planus fittings were specified by leading environmental building services consultants Couch, Perry & Wilkes and form part of a totally flexible, energy saving lighting scheme. Riegens Planus luminaires were specifically devised with schools, colleges and universities in mind...Read More


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ATLANTIC BOILERS - Belfry Benefits From Long-Lasting Relationship...

The Belfry Hotel, and the three golf courses in the Warwickshire countryside, has been the scene of the 2008 British Masters and four historic Ryder Cups. Over 20 years ago, as the Belfry Hotel was extended, the new boilerplant was provided by Atlantic Boilers. After over 20 years of satisfactory operation Atlantic have supplied two new GX-500D high output commercial twin-wall cylinders. The inner vessel is fabricated from chrome-nickel...Read More


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MUMFORD & WOOD Receives Major Conservation Award

For the second consecutive year Mumford & Wood, the specialist manufacturer of fine timber windows and doors, has won the Conservation and Renovation category of the Homebuilding & Renovating Product Excellence Award. The achievement acknowledged a prestigious and very complex project in one of London’s most desirable locations for which Mumford & Wood designed and manufactured bespoke windows...Read More


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SURESET Launches New Range Of Permeable Paving Slabs

SureSet, the UK’s leading supplier of resin-bound paving has launched a completely new range of paving slabs to complement its existing resin-bound surfacing materials. The new PermaSlab range has been developed to provide landscape architects, developers, contractors and home owners with the opportunity to realise the benefits of resin bound paving, but in a standard 500 x 500 mm paving format. Manufactured using the company’s...Read More


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