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Tuesday 05 April 2011


RAYCHEM’S Engineering Toolbox Well Received By Online Customers
 

Raychem’s Engineering Toolbox www.tycothermal.com/toolbox, the online resource that simplifies the design and specification process for heat tracing applications has been positively received by online users. The ‘Engineering Toolbox’ simplifies the design process for heat tracing applications and provides engineering solutions to a range of applications including: Frost protection for pipes, Snow melting for gutters, roofs, and downpipes...Read More

 

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ADVANCED AIR - Major Changes For Fan Coils And Chilled Beams
 

With the development of high efficiency fan coils the terminal air conditioning market is going through a major change. Andrew Sargent, General Manager Advanced Air, comments. Since chilled beams were introduced to the UK market in the mid 1990’s their popularity has increased mainly at the expense of fan coil systems. It probably comes as no surprise to find out that the energy credentials of chilled beams were far superior...Read More

 

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ANDREWS WATER HEATERS - High Efficiency Condensing Water Heaters...
 

Andrews Water Heaters, part of Baxi Commercial Division, has supplied two high efficiency, condensing water heaters and buffer tanks which have been installed at the new RSA Academy in Tipton, West Midlands. The Academy of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, more generally known as RSA, opened in 2008 and has recently moved into its newly completed building...Read More
 

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TREND CONTROL SYSTEMS - Energy Savings Soar At BA's Flight Training Centre
 

The roar of 20kW fans turning at full speed is no longer much in evidence in and around the flight simulator cells at British Airways’ Flight Training Centre at Heathrow Airport. Thanks to the site’s Trend building energy management system and the variable speed drives they control, the powerful air handling unit fans now tend to rotate at a much more leisurely pace – with the result that their power consumption has fallen considerably...Read More

 

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WEATHERITE ‘Wellcomed’ To Hinxton Hall
 

A major programme involving the refurbishment and replacement of air handling units at the Wellcome Trust’s Famous Hinxton Hall research, training and conference facility, has recently been completed by the Weatherite Group. The Wellcome Trust is at the forefront of research into the human genome and through its subsidiary, Hinxton Hall Limited, provides world class facilities to the organisations based on the ‘Wellcome Trust...Read More

 

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PILKINGTON EnergiKare™ Helps To Reduce CO2 Emissions In Camden
 

Pilkington energiKare™ Legacy was recently installed in a social housing project in Camden, London by United House. The new glazing has helped to save up to £300 a year on heating bills. The house provides a fantastic example of how to install energy-efficient glazing in homes with traditional windows - without losing their character. In the £68,000 social housing refurbishment in Camden, Pilkington energiKare™ Legacy provides similar...Read More

 

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SE CONTROLS ‘Retrofit Solutions for Ventilation & Smoke Control Systems’

Will Perkins - Managing Director. According to some of the latest reports from the Construction Products Association, (CPA), building construction has seen a reasonable growth from the beginning of 2010 compared to 2009. With the deep spending cuts being implemented by the Coalition Government, growth is unlikely to be maintained during 2011. During a recent Council for Aluminium in Building seminar, a major UK contractor warned...Read More
 

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DORMA Provides ‘Invisible’ Door Controls At Exclusive Lakes Development
 

When The Lakes by Yoo, one of Britain’s most exclusive housing developments, completed the construction of one of its iconic lakeside homes, only the highest quality materials were chosen – right down to the finest detail. As such, when a new-build four bedroom home required door closers, ITS 96 concealed cam-action door closers from DORMA, the global market leader of door controls, automatics, glass and movable walls...Read More

 

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OSRAM - Prestigious & Efficient Lighting For The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
 

OSRAM’s highly efficient LUMILUX® fluorescent tubes have been installed throughout the East and West corridors of the Old College at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to reap energy savings of over 50%. Environment 2000 specified and installed the new lighting scheme which not only achieves significant energy savings, but also provides a massive increase in lux levels. This prestigious building at the heart of the British military...Read More

 

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LEVOLUX Goes To Town At St Austell
 

Designed by Chetwoods Architects, St Austell’s £70 million White River Place development makes best use of local resources and benefits from the latest eco-friendly technologies, including rainwater harvesting and a Solar Shading solution from Levolux. The development takes pride of place at the heart of Cornwall’s largest town, providing more than 14,400m2 of retail space, numerous restaurants and cafes, a four-screen cinema...Read More

 

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CONSTRUCTION SPECIALTIES Seal The Deal
 

Thanks to a £29 million redevelopment, the LG Arena in Birmingham has been provided with a bespoke new expansion joint seal from Construction Specialties. Developed in partnership with Intelligent Engineering, the new terrace seal was created in four short months and provides an effective, hard wearing waterproofing solution for IE’s SPS Terrace. The entertainment venue which offers an unrivalled 21st Century total...Read More

 

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RIEGENS LIGHTING - Skanska Choose Lighting From UK Manufacturer Riegens...
 

Good quality lighting, manufactured in the UK, was the preferred choice of leading construction company SRW (Skanska, Raleigh, and Weatherfoil), who specified luminaires by Riegens Lighting for the new Fluor Limited Headquarters at IQ Farnborough. American owned Fluor provides engineering, procurement, construction and project management services on a global basis. The four-building complex of approximately 210,000 square feet...Read More

 

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STEADMANS Panels Feature On New Office Development
 

Steadmans’ composite roof and wall panels have been chosen for the building envelope of a brand new business centre comprising 15 offices in Cumbernauld, near Glasgow. Over 1,100 square metres of Steadmans’ 80mm thick AS35/1000 insulated panels were supplied for the Arca Business Centre. Contractor Main (Design & Build) based at Dunning, near Perth carried out the installation on behalf of Murphy Young, which developed and manages...Read More

 

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SIGNS OF THE TIMES Make New Boundary Signs For Skegness
 

Recently installed signs welcome all who enter Skegness this summer. These signs are robust, durable polyurethane castings with the letters and the well known Jolly Fisherman logo cast in relief. Signs of the Times manufactured the signs to customer specification and delivered complete with posts and fixings to be installed by local contractors. Go to skeggy.org and click on Boundary signs to see more details including...Read More

 

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LAIDLAW SOLUTIONS Shortlisted For GAI / RIBA Specification Awards
 

Laidlaw Solutions Ltd has again been shortlisted for two prime projects in the 2011 Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards organised by the GAI and RIBA. The highly acclaimed Bermondsey Square Hotel, described as the epitome of designer chic, is one of four projects being considered for the Best Hospitality or Residential Building‘ while Rose Lodge in Hebburn, a £6.1m specialist centre for adults with learning disabilities, is one of just two...Read More

 

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ELLIOTT OFF-SITE Wins Contract To Design And Build New Hospital Unit
 

Elliott Off-Site Building Solutions has been commissioned by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to construct a new two-storey outpatients and office accommodation development at Glan Clwyd Hospital in Denbighshire, North Wales. The Health Board require a modular solution that fully complies with current Health Building Notes (HBN), Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) and all other relevant legislation. Elliott Off-Site Building...Read More

 

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DULUX TRADE Unveils Inspirational Weathershield Colour Resource
 

As a renowned authority when it comes to colour, Dulux Trade understands that successful painting projects start with effective colour selection. However, the scale of exterior projects can often make choosing and combining colours daunting, even for professionals. With this in mind, Dulux Trade has unveiled a brand new Weathershield Professional Colour Guide for its premium range of exterior coatings. The sleek new resource...Read More

 

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