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DANFOSS HEAT PUMPS Installed To Protect Social Housing Tenants Against Rising...
Ground source heat pumps from Danfoss Heat Pumps UK have been specified for a £5m new-build social housing development at Upton near Pontefract. The pumps have been installed at two semi-detached properties which have achieved Level 6 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. They form part of the 49-home School Lane development on a brownfield site which has been built by Yorkshire Housing, one of the county’s largest...Read More
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MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC - Schoolchildren Visit Renewable Firm To Learn The Value...
Pupils from Templewood School in Pentley Park, Welwyn Garden City recently spent the morning with manufacturer, Mitsubishi Electric, in a scheme designed to focus the childrens’ attention on the 3 ‘R’s of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The 29 students, ranging in age from seven to ten, were there to learn the importance of reducing energy use in our everyday lives, re-using things wherever possible and recycling to...Read More
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DIMPLEX Renewable Training Is Highly Recommended
Dimplex’s training courses are helping installers, specifiers and other industry professionals to access the lucrative and rapidly-growing solar PV market, with an in-depth knowledge of the technology and an industry-recognised qualification. Reg Clifton of QED (UK) Ltd. attended the Dimplex solar PV training course earlier this year. A chartered engineer and quality specialist with nearly fifty years’ experience...Read More
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SPACE AIRCONDITIONING - New Sales Director For Space Air
Space Airconditioning plc has appointed Peter Selmes as Regional Sales Director for London and the Home Counties. Based at the company’s Guildford Head Office, Peter brings extensive experience in applying Daikin Air Conditioning solutions. A consulting Sales Engineer with Space Air in the 1990’s, Peter returns after some 16 years as Director of one of Space Air’s nationwide network of approved design...Read More
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HONEYWELL Staff Raise Cash For Charity
Staff at leading heating control expert Honeywell have been busy baking ‘thermostat shaped’ cakes for the ‘fit a thermostat’ campaign and to raise money for charity. A group of colleagues from the Bracknell based company created a ‘fit a thermostat’ awareness day. The day was organised to help staff understand how fitting a thermostat saves energy and helps reduce heating bills by up to £120* a year. The...Read More
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KALZIP LTD - Teamkal Awards Winners 2011
Fowler McKenzie not only scooped the celebrated ‘Teamkal Contractor of the Year’ award but also claimed the ‘Best Kalzip project under 1,500 sqm’ and ‘Best use of Fabrications’ awards for the New Pro Centre, Carnoustie Golf Links. The futuristic Slough Bus Station and impressive Velodrome and Aquatics Centre projects in London were also among the top accolades at Kalzip’s recent annual Teamkal Conference...Read More
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ABB Gives Its Name To New Educational Facility Aimed At Teaching New Ways To...
ABB has given its support for a new facility built by City College Plymouth aimed at encouraging the uptake of energy efficient, sustainable technologies in industrial, commercial and residential projects in the UK. Named the ABB Energy Centre, the hi-tech facility is the centrepiece of a pioneering new initiative being led by the College to connect education and industry with the latest low carbon technology...Read More
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DORMA Delivers Stylish Entrance At Grand Union Village Health Centre
To create a welcoming first impression at Grand Union Village Health Centre in Ealing, a combination of automatic swing doors and a sliding door were required. Being a public building and therefore subject to constant foot traffic, performance and durability were of utmost importance, as was aesthetics. For these reasons, two automatic operators from DORMA, the global market leader of door controls, automatics...Read More
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POLYFLOR - Super Strength PUR For Gym Floor
Highly durable slip resistant safety vinyl flooring from Polyflor, the UK’s leading vinyl floorcovering brand, has been installed at The Gym in Ipswich. Polysafe Mosaic PUR was laid throughout the weight training and exercise areas, providing a resilient, easy to maintain and safe training surface. Mosaic features Polyflor’s high quality polyurethane reinforcement which is cross-linked and UV cured for optimum strength...Read More
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PRYSMIAN - The Highest Standard For Enniskillen’s New Acute Hospital
Prysmian’s FP Plus™, with enhanced Insudite™ insulation, cables were used exclusively for the fire system installed in the New Acute Hospital for the Southwest in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The hospital is scheduled to be completed in June 2012 and will provide 312 patient beds overlooking the picturesque Wolf Lough greenfield site. The £276 million project is a major investment in Northern Ireland...Read More
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MARSHALL-TUFFLEX - Map Shows The Way For Voltis Home Customers
Cutting energy bills for customers is boosting business for one Essex electrical contractor so impressed with the trial installation of a domestic voltage optimisation system that it has invested its own money in marketing the power saving solution to customers. Map Contract Services, based in Woodford, installed a Marshall-Tufflex Voltis Home unit in the home of an employee to assess its performance...Read More
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FLOWCRETE Shows How To Get More From Floors At MAINTEC
The industrial flooring specialist Flowcrete UK - recognised for 30 years as the leading provider of performance systems for manufacturing and processing environments - will be showcasing its innovative range of seamless resin flooring systems at easyFairs® MAINTEC 2012. Taking place between 28 February and 1 March at Birmingham’s NEC, Flowcrete UK is located at stand number A14 at the event...Read More
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LEADERFLUSH SHAPLAND - Doncaster Royal Infirmary Children’s Ward Moves To...
Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s youngest patients have taken up residence in brand new wards. The multi-million pound scheme to create the combined Women’s & Children's Hospital with state-of-the-art, modern facilities is now home to youngsters needing hospital care for their medical problems. The new Children’s Ward and Observation Unit has a total of 41 beds including two HDU (High Dependency Unit) beds and...Read More
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CROWN PAINTS - Sheltered Housing Residents Sit Back & Relax With Crown Paints
Residents in a sheltered housing scheme can relax and take in some of the finest views in York thanks to a Crown Paints recycling scheme. The City Mills development, on the banks of the River Ouse in York’s historic centre, has been given a new bench through Crown Paint’s Can Back Project. In conjunction with national decorating firm Bell Group, about 400 empty paint containers were cleaned, diverted from landfill...Read More
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