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Danfoss - The World’s Second-Largest Building full of Danfoss Technology
The global leader Danfoss continues to prosper in China, and now the Group is also making its mark on Shanghai Tower, which will be the tallest in China and the second-largest in the world. Shanghai Tower will comply with the strictest environmental requirements – and Danfoss technology will help achieve this. As a result of growing Chinese urbanization, special demands are being placed on construction projects to reduce...Read More
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Daikin Supports National Apprenticeship Week
Daikin UK is encouraging the HVACR industry to recognise the importance of apprenticeship schemes in the run up to National Apprenticeship Week, which was held from 3-7 March 2014. Dan Blanchard from the Field Quality Services Department, who began his career as an apprentice with Daikin UK 14 years ago, said. “Daikin recognises the importance of growing its own talent and there are a lot of senior people who have come...Read More
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wedi - The Perfect Wetroom System
The concept and demand for wet rooms in commercial and residential properties requires high performance products, which can guarantee water tightness and provide the specifier and client with total peace of mind. The perfect substrate for wet areas - The unique rigid blue core of the wedi building board is reinforced on both sides with strong glass fibre matting coated with a specialist synthetic polymer resin mortar. This makes the wedi...Read More
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Unistrut - What Price do you put on the Safe Operation of your Plant?
In this increasingly competitive market with copies and lower quality unbranded metal framing products and their lack of a traceable steel pedigree and certification, can you afford to run the risk of specifying or fitting non-safe products? Yes it may look as though you save a few pence per meter up front, but when it gets right down to what’s important to you, those few pence saved could end up costing you far more when product performance lets...Read More
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Gent FDA Solution Motors Ahead at Scottish Transport Hub
One of Gent by Honeywell’s innovative fire detection and alarm (FDA) solutions has been selected to protect North Lanarkshire’s fleet operations depot in Scotland. The new installation will give the local authority’s Bellshill-based main transport depot its first FDA system, and will cover the site’s extensive range of facilities. The depot caters for hundreds of cars, vans and commercial transport, ranging from buses to the local authority’s refuse...Read More
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Power Capacitors - Looking Good for your Age?
In a recent press release, Power Capacitors Ltd claimed to be responsible for an overall carbon-dioxide reduction of 4 million tons across the company’s 40 year history. It was a fairly conservative estimate based on the average life of any standard Power Factor Correction equipment. However, it did raise an interesting question: just how long could their products actually last in the real world? They decided to find out. “It’s an interesting...Read More
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Eaton at Hannover Messe 2014: Discover the World of Efficient Solutions
Power management company Eaton is presenting its extensive portfolio for all aspects of control and automation as well as circuit protection and power distribution at this year's Hannover Messe from April 7 to 11. At stand C63/69 in Hall 11 Eaton will be showing its breadth of energy-efficient solutions that help customers worldwide use electrical, fluid and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. Visitors and...Read More
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Knauf’s Cube Proves Commitment to Training & Innovation
Knauf – the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems – has shown its long-term commitment to training and innovation in the UK with the official opening of The Cube: its multi-million pound training, visitor and administrative centre. A striking modernist inspired building designed by leading architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, The Cube is a statement of the firm’s ambitions and intent as it not only...Read More
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UPS Ltd - Critical Power Protection Seminar
UPS, Service, Batteries & Power Management. Date / Time: Cardiff 3rd April - 8.45am - 1.15pm - breakfast & lunch provided. Venue: St Davids Lounge, Milennium Stadium, Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1NS. Guest Speakers: Mardix Ltd / Yuasa Battery Sales (UK). This seminar provides a key overview of critical power protection, specifically covering: • Selecting a UPS: Standalone vs Modular • The importance of UPS service support...Read More
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Heat Mat is now Supplying & Specifying Hot Asphalt Cable as part of their Ice & Snow...
Heat Mat, the underfloor heating and frost protection specialists, have added a unique new hot asphalt cable to their Ice & Snow system portfolio in response to industry demand. These new cables can withstand temperatures up to 200°C making them suitable for installations involving the pouring of asphalt. They are ideal for use in the construction of new driveways, ramps, parking or pedestrian zones or projects where areas are...Read More
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Sandtoft Welcomes New Marketing Manager to Further Grow Brand
Leading supplier of wall, roof and landscaping innovations Wienerberger, has seen its roof brand, Sandtoft, appoint new Category Marketing Manager, Richard Bishop, in order to further grow the brand and increase market share in the roofing sector. • With an extensive knowledge of construction, after having worked in the industry throughout his full career, Richard brings with him a wealth of experience in marketing and sales...Read More
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Greenbarnes - Rainsbrook Crematorium choose Greenbarnes to supply Book of...
Greenbarnes Ltd are honoured to have been chosen to design and supply the Book of Remembrance cabinet for the new-build Rainsbrook Crematorium in Rugby, Warwickshire. The building, which is the result of collaboration between Rugby Borough Council and Daventry District Council, is currently in an advanced stage of construction. Scheduled to open on April 2nd, it will serve an area including not only the towns Rugby...Read More
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Breathing Buildings Wins Patent Dispute
Breathing Buildings, the natural ventilation specialist, has successfully defended the Cambridge University Passive Stack patent, filed in 2006. The team at Breathing Buildings has been advocating the benefits of mixing ventilation enshrined in the patent since the company’s formation as a spin out from Cambridge University in 2006. Breathing Buildings has built up a wealth of knowledge and experience in delivering...Read More
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DMS - Superstatic Vs Ultrasonic – Why??
Superstatic. The Credible Alternative to Ultrasonic. Why?? The Top 10. • Same meter for heating and cooling: -20°C +130°C. • Complete range of flows qp0.6 - 1500 m³/h, DN15 – DN500 • Minimum 0.5bar system pressure required • Same meter for horizontal, Vertical riser and Vertically down pipework • Best result at AGFW (Germany) durability test • No influence from water impurities – thanks to the self-cleaning effect from the fluid oscillator...Read More
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