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KNAUF DRYWALL - Move Over Movember: Knauf’s Beardtober Beat You To It!
It’s the month of Movember, when men join the recent tradition of growing moustaches in order to raise money for men’s health charities. A fine idea: but it’s time for Movember to move over as, this year, Knauf Drywall’s Beardtober beat it to the charitable finish by a hair’s breadth. The company renamed the tenth month ‘Beardtober’ and sought to bristle with facial hair from the first and until the beginning of that...Read More
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LEVOLUX Makes Its Mark On Stratford City
The latest flagship store for Marks and Spencer, at Westfield, Stratford City is turning heads, with a dual purpose state-of-the-art Solar Shading solution, courtesy of Levolux, the UK’s leading Solar Shading specialist. M&S Stratford is one of the company’s largest stores, with 136,000 sq ft of selling space arranged over four floors. It is also one of the company’s most efficient stores, with a surprisingly small carbon...Read More
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SYSTEMAIR - EC Vent Controller From Systemair
Systemair’s EC-Vent is an intelligent control unit that promotes new levels of comfort and energy efficiency by adapting fan speed to ventilation demand via remote sensor. • Room unit has built-in humidity and temperature sensors • Weekly time schedule • 24V feed to sensors & dampers. EC-Vent provides lower energy consumption than traditional systems & can in combination with EC-driven fans, EC-Vent offers an...Read More
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DANFOSS - CityCenter In Las Vegas Places A Sure Bet On Energy Savings
In Las Vegas you will find one of the world’s largest sustainable real estate developments. The 18 million sq ft CityCenter features more than 700 variable speed drives from Danfoss which have improved the projected energy performance of the complex by 45% over international standards and helped win LEED Gold certifications. Casino hotels and restaurants operate around-the-clock in Las Vegas and they require...Read More
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FLÄKT WOODS Fans Installed As The Main Ventilation For The Hindhead Tunnel
Fläkt Woods has supplied the main ventilation in the form of 43 of their 1120mm diameter JMTS horizontally mounted smoke vent category: 250 degrees C for 2 hour type jetfans to be mounted within the road tunnels, as well as 34 JM type axial fans for the cross passage sections of the twin bore A3 Hindhead project. The project has completed the dual carriageway link between London and Portsmouth and...Read More
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PRYSMIAN - Leeds’ Elland Road Scores With FP200 Gold®
Leeds’ famous Elland Road Stadium is undergoing a major redevelopment of its East Stand, including an upgrade and expansion of the existing fire alarm and emergency systems. Both are being installed with Prysmian’s 2 and 4 core FP200 Gold®. Cost effective, FP200 Gold® complies with fire alarm standard, BS 5839, emergency lighting standard, BS 5266 and is BASEC & LPCB approved whilst also possessing...Read More
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AGGREKO Builds Reputation For Construction Solutions
Aggreko, the global leader in temporary power and temperature control solutions, provided a temporary heating and dehumidification package to main contractors FCC Elliott Construction to assist in the construction programme of the new 312 bed South West Acute Hospital at Enniskillen in Northern Ireland. Aggreko initially supplied six 125 kW IDF heaters and 12 1600 KT dehumidifier packages to dry and heat the clinical...Read More
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A total of 968 Leaderflush Shapland doorsets have been supplied to three schools in Hull City Council’s £400 million Building Schools for Future (BSF) programme. The programme aims to transform learning across Hull whilst embracing and enhancing the needs of the individual learner, local communities and the city's social and economic infrastructure. Doorsets from Leaderflush Shapland’s Designer and Extended...Read More
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KINGSPAN Gains Its First Acoustideck Contract
Kingspan Access Floors has gained its first contract for Acoustideck, a new flooring system which is designed to significantly reduce noise through party floors whilst also offering easy access to pipes and cables in the floor void. Kingspan is supplying 2,500m2 of 38mm Acoustideck modular panels to Carillion for installation in the new Oasis Academy Mayfield at Southampton. The project is due to complete in the...Read More
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ELLIOTT To Switch On Christmas Lights At New MS Centre
Visitors to the nearly completed West of England MS Centre in Bradley Stoke were recently treated to an official site tour by Elliott Off-Site Building Solutions. The off-site specialist, which is providing a complete design and build solution on the project, hosted the event to give the client and local dignitaries a chance to see for themselves the excellent progress being made. Using its innovative off-site building system...Read More
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THE SAFETY LETTERBOX COMPANY - New Mail Options In Safety Letterbox...
The Safety Letterbox Company has added a newly-updated 48-page e-catalogue to its website containing the comprehensive range of more than 120 mailboxes and mailroom solutions for virtually all applications, locations and budgets. New products, including technologically-advanced locking options, fire-rated models and accessories, also feature in the quick and easy-to-navigate interactive brochure at The Safety...Read More
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LAIDLAW - Orbis Doorsets For Pathfinder Academy
290 Orbis Timber Doorsets with ironmongery have been supplied for the £22M Havelock Academy, a ‘pathfinder’ for the development of new teaching and learning environments for NE Lincolnshire Council. The International Baccalaureate World School status building, designed by Architects Co-Partnership and built by Kier Build, is in the form of a two-storey 'pentagon star'. Four of the five wings are for the eight school houses...Read More
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SE CONTROLS Strengthens Its Team With Six New Appointments
Continued success and expansion for smoke and natural ventilation solutions specialist SE Controls, has resulted in the company strengthening its nationwide team with six key new appointments within the last few weeks. At its Staffordshire head office, Helena Preston joins as Marketing Assistant alongside new Credit Control Auditor, Lindsay Danks and Kate Sansom who takes on the role of National Maintenance...Read More
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DULUX TRADE Paint Gets The Royal Seal Of Approval
The interior of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon has received a dramatic makeover using a range of Dulux Trade coatings. A tailored palette of striking colours was selected for the auditorium and backstage areas of the prestigious Grade II* listed building by architects, Bennetts Associates, as part of a wider £112.8m transformation. The main objective of the...Read More
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