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Tuesday 22 March 2011

DAIKIN UK Welcomes The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme

Says Daikin UK Managing Director, Peter Verkempynck, “It is a vital step forward that the Government has committed to the RHI, which will provide a crucial boost for renewables within homes, business and industry – and is great news for all the professionals and home owners who have already invested in these technologies." "Further to inclusion in RHI premium payments, we are keen to see that air source heat pumps are...Read More


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ENER-G - Green Academy Installs ENER-G Sustainable Technologies

Kent’s Longfield Academy will harness the natural power of the sun and earth to give the academy full marks for renewable energy performance. The new academy building for 1150 students, due to open in June 2011, is combining ground source heat pumps, which harness solar energy absorbed by the earth, with solar thermal technology to maximise renewable energy efficiency. By working in tandem, these renewable technologies will supply...Read More


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TELLING ARCHITECTURAL - ‘Telling & Argeton Are In A Shimmer’

An ‘iridescent’ glaze on a fluted Argeton tile won the contract for the supply of terracotta rainscreen cladding for the Legacy Emanuel Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Telling Architectural has completed the supply of the Argeton tiles to Benson Industries’ plant in Tijuana Mexico where they are unitised into their aluminium curtainwall before transportation to site for crane installation in modular sections. The international partnership...Read More

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SIEMENS Is Confirmed As A UK Business Superbrand For 2011

The new 2011 Business Superbrand list, confirms Siemens as the UK’s number one Industrial Engineering brand for the second year in a row. The announcement acknowledges Siemens including its Industry Building Technologies division as one of the UK’s leading business to business (B2B) brands. The ranking follows a robust research process administered independently by The Centre for Brand Analysis, which analysed the views of...Read More


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VIESSMANN Welcomes The Government’s “Careful” Renewable Heat Incentive...

Leading international manufacturer of domestic and commercial heating systems welcomes incentive levels which match the industry’s ability to develop, but questions “counterproductive” air source heat pump uncertainty. Viessmann Ltd, part of the Viessmann Group of Companies and one of the leading international manufacturers of heating systems, welcomes UK Government’s RHI proposal announcement (10/3/11)...Read More


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TREND CONTROL SYSTEMS - School Energy Management System Preaches...

Teachers at Sutton Park Community Primary School in Kidderminster are doing their best to ensure that their pupils do not take the world’s natural resources for granted. They are being helped in this quest by the site’s novel Trend building energy management system (BEMS), part of whose function is to educate the children about the importance of energy conservation and sustainable living. In January 2010, Sutton Park...Read More


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FULTON Provides Key Support To Atlantic Linen Services

For the second time in just a couple of years, leading steam boiler manufacturer Fulton Limited has provided timely assistance to Bristol-based Atlantic Linen Services, this time after Atlantic Linen moved to larger premises following a fire that ripped through its previous premises leaving the laundry services company unable to operate. Atlantic Linen Services provides linen hire and laundry services to a wide range of businesses in the...Read More

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DANFOSS - Visit Danfoss Power Electronics At Hannover Fair

Our stand at the Hannover Fair this year (4 – 8 April 2011) shows highlights from the Power Electronics Division under the motto "Ready Solutions will stop climate change". Danfoss are maximising the launch of their new exhibition concept by hosting their biggest stand to date; with a total floor area of 500m2. The entire Danfoss Group has been involved with improving the environment and climate protection since 2007...Read More


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LEADERFLUSH SHAPLAND - Urban Edge Doorsets For Elephant & Castle Printworks...

A former printworks on Amelia Street in Southwark has been developed by the Homes and Communities Agency with innovative housing developer First Base under the London Wide Initiative. Printworks is a high quality mixed-tenure development, designed by Glenn Howell Architects, which will make a substantial contribution to the regeneration of the Elephant & Castle area, providing affordable homes for key workers alongside...Read More


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PILKINGTON Planar™ Dances In The North

Pilkington Planar™ has been specified in a centre of excellence for dance in Leeds. The new home for Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre is situated on Quarry Hill next to the BBC and the Leeds College of Music. The pièce de résistance of the building is a grand entrance area which showcases Pilkington Planar™ as the focal point of the six-storey building. There are also two glass box balconies on the side of the building which...Read More


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EATON Spotlights Sustainability At The Energy Show

Eaton’s Electrical Sector The Energy Show 2011 RDS Dublin 30th and 31st March 2011 Stands H10 and J13. Eaton’s Electrical Sector is turning the spotlight on sustainability at the Energy Show 2011, with products and solutions that highlight environmental benefits and help businesses to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs. As a concrete example of how recent developments are helping to enhance...Read More


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DORMA Delivers State Of The Art Door Closers At Stunning Loreto College Extension

For the final phase in the £17 million redevelopment of Loreto College in Manchester, the new Ellis and Kennedy Building required a series of high performance door closers. DORMA, global leaders in the manufacture of door controls, automatics and movable walls, supplied 288 of its sleek cam action door closers to meet the specification. Designed by Taylor Young architects and built by Bardsley Construction, the new build educational...Read More


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LEVOLUX Checks-In At T4

London Heathrow’s recently upgraded Terminal 4 building incorporates a striking new glazed extension, which benefits from an advanced Solar Shading solution from Levolux. The full height, south east facing glazed extension has transformed the 180 metre wide departures hall, adding 25 metres to its depth, to create a lighter, more spacious area for passengers to check-in. Commissioned by BAA Capital Projects...Read More


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SE CONTROLS Charity Support

Continuing their yearly support for worthy charities, this year SE Controls have opted to raise awareness and funds for the Macmillan Cancer Support. Fund raising activities will be held throughout the year with various staff events. Beginning on the 7th of March with a cake baking competition, events include a Royal Wedding office fancy dress event, a ‘curry cook off’ in May, closing with a go karting event in October. One of the main events...Read More


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ARDEX - The Ardex CPD Academy Goes Live!

As part of their service to architects and specifiers, ARDEX UK has launched the ARDEX CPD Academy website. ARDEX is committed to providing RIBA approved Continuous Professional Development Seminars that allow an attendee to improve their knowledge and skills base within the key construction industry sectors of tiling and flooring. In addition to the option of delivering ARDEX CPD seminars at architectural premises, ARDEX...Read More


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DULUX TRADE Enhances Vinyl Matt For Improved Performance And Sustainability

Dulux Trade is further driving product innovation in the coatings industry, with the launch of its new, improved Vinyl Matt White. In a significant development for decorators and painting contractors, Dulux Trade has created a new formulation of its signature Vinyl Matt White, to deliver an even better finish and have less impact on the environment. As well as offering appliers a high opacity, easy-to-apply solution, the reformulated product now...Read More


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Other Industry News
TWYFORD BATHROOMS Reveals Water-Saving Innovations At The Ideal Home Show
CED LTD Wins Contract To Supply Yorkstone To Clissold House, Hackney

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