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Tuesday 15 February 2011


ARMSTRONG Off-Site Manufactured Boilerhouse Brings New Levels Of Energy...
 

A new off-site manufactured CHP (combined heat and power) boilerhouse is helping Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust to deliver on its commitment to improve energy efficiency. Established in 1994, the Trust is one of only two specialising in women’s healthcare. Based in Edgbaston, adjacent to the University Hospital Birmingham, it has around 150 adult beds and 43 neonatal cots. On average it looks after...Read More

 

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SPIRAX SARCO Steam System Expertise Helps GTM Get Biosolids Treatment...
 

Steam and hot water systems from Spirax Sarco are helping Anglian Water treat sewage sludge at two new biosolids treatment works in Kings Lynn and Great Billing. The projects are two of four ground breaking schemes planned by the utility company to reduce biosolids volumes, increase quality and generate energy in the process. This innovative process will not only make the centres self-sufficient in electricity but any surplus will...Read More

 

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SIG DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY - Carpet The Walls In Green!
 

Gone are the days of ugly concrete walls with the launch of the living walls system from SIG Design & Technology– a practical, easy-to-install and easy to manage vertical planting module for the sides of buildings. The Living Wall System, used to soften the look of London’s new Westfield Shopping Centre, is a ready-to-go modular system with built in watering and drainage. Produced in partnership with Aldingbourne Nurseries...Read More

 

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DANFOSS - AERON Use Danfoss Frequency Converters In HVAC Systems On Board...
 

AERON is a company who deliver complete ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) to ships. Their main office is located in Flekkefjord, Norway and there is a subsidiary company in Shanghai. AERON operate on a global basis and deliver HVAC systems around the world via sales agents, some of whom are also certified to provide local service. The relationship between Danfoss Drives and AERON was established approximately...Read More
 

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RIEGENS Create The Right Light At Dundee University
 

Riegens Lighting has supplied a selection of luminaires for the Principals Suite at one of Scotland’s leading further education centres, Dundee College. The key criteria for the newly refurbished area was to provide a comfortable and pleasant working environment for the Principal and staff, in addition to a good quality light for the various hospitality/meeting areas. Dundee College has five locations within the city with the Principal...Read More

 

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BILCO Raises The Roof On Science Building Safety
 

Access hatches and smoke vents supplied by Bilco (www.bilcouk.com) have been installed at one of the largest centres of health science and medical research in Europe. Three roof access hatches that will act as smoke ventilators in the event of a fire were delivered for roofing installation at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. A new building to house...Read More

 

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PRYSMIAN To Supply The Shard At London Bridge
 

Prysmian Cables & Systems has won the contract to supply more than £1 million of electrical cables into the Shard at London Bridge. The Shard, which will be the tallest building in Western Europe when completed in 2012, will be fitted with Prysmian Fire Performance FP600S cable, Afumex – Low Smoke Zero Halogen cables and Medium Voltage cables with their installation due to begin in 2011. A number of factors influenced the decision of...Read More

 

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LEVOLUX Keeps Exhibits Cool In Liverpool

The £72 million Museum of Liverpool, situated on the Mann Island site, alongside the historic Albert Dock, boasts some interesting design features, such as its distinctive limestone cladding and an installation of automated Roller Blinds by Levolux. The world's first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city, the Museum of Liverpool is a landmark UK development, sitting within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Originally designed...Read More
 

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ABACUS LIGHTING Announce Opening Of New Factory In Shanghai
 

Abacus & China: Investing for the Future. Abacus Lighting has officially opened a new, state-of-the art manufacturing facility this week in Shanghai, China to help increase production capacity and meet Abacus’s ambitious global growth plans. With 20,000 square metres of space, Abacus’s newest and largest greenfield factory site, located at Fengpu Industrial Park in the Fengxian District, is still within striking distance of the metropolis...Read More

 

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EATON Provides Power To Rely On
 

Eaton – Stand D60, Data Centre World Conference & Expo 2011, Olympia Exhibition Centre, London 2nd-3rd March 2011. Efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly UPS systems for data centre applications from 8kVA to 1100kVA are the central focus for Eaton at this year’s Data Centre World Conference and Expo. Alongside the company’s innovative enclosure-based Power Distribution Units (ePDUs), 9395 UPS, BladeUPS...Read More

 

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C & B Systems – Healthcare Mediserve assemblies – Pipework Selection
 

Reducing the risk within the pre plumbed assembly. (IPS units) Pipe choice means being aware of what water and heat can do to different pipes. Some water and the contents of the water effect the pipes so copper will not suit many locations and various plastic lined pipes can become a food source for bacteria. C & B Systems are careful to understand all that can affect the pipe within the different parts of the UK before choosing the...Read More

 

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IDEAL STANDARD Announces New Brand Strategy For 2011 And Unveils New Products
 

Ideal Standard today unveils a host of new products for the first half of 2011. A new brand strategy will also be rolled-out for 2011, following extensive research with consumers and customers conducted over a two year period. Ideal Standard is a heritage design-driven brand, and this design focus will continue to be critical. However, moving forward, there will be a greater emphasis on developing products driven by consumer...Read More

 

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MUMFORD & WOOD - The Performance Timber Products Group Brings Back...
 

The Performance Timber Products Group (PTP) goes from strength to strength and continues to add quality brands to the Group not only through acquisition but investment in people too. Chris Wood, who was for many years a member of the team behind the successful timber window brand Mumford & Wood Limited, has re-joined the Group taking a new and pivotal role as Group Sales Director. Chris will work closely with Simon Howard...Read More

 

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3M - 30th Anniversary Of An Industry-Leading Innovation From 3M To Be Celebrated...
 

Three decades of one of the most innovative adhesive technologies ever manufactured will be celebrated by diversified technology company 3M on stand 46 at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition at Farnborough, 16-17 February 2011. 3M VHB Acrylic Foam Tapes were launched in 1981 as an alternative to screws, rivets and welding, and are now a fastener of choice in industries ranging from construction and transport...Read More

 

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BRITISH HARLEQUIN Contributes £30,000 To National Institute Of Dance Medicine...
 

Star dancers, a former manager of the England football team, a leading choreographer and specialists in dance medicine, lined up to support a call for funding towards the creation of a National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science. A call answered with a big £30,000 contribution from leading dance floor manufacturer, British Harlequin plc. Speaking to an invited audience at the Royal Society of Medicine, Graham Taylor outlined the parallels...Read More

 

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