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Pentair Launches Global Contest to Celebrate 40 Years of Raychem Innovation
Pentair’s Thermal Building Solutions, the leading provider of electrical heat-tracing systems, has launched the Pole Position contest to celebrate the 40 year anniversary of its Raychem self-regulating technology. Inspired by the first ever Formula E electric racing championship, the global initiative invites customers, installers, distributors, employees and the general public to participate in an online contest with a chance to...Read More
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Artemide Illuminates the London Design Festival 2014
Three exciting initiatives throughout London during this year’s Design Festival. Artemide pays homage to the great architects of our time during The London Design Festival. Lighting specialist Artemide announces its presence in three exciting initiatives throughout London during this year’s Design Festival: 1. Contemporary Masters’ pieces and Outdoor & Architectural Novelties – Artemide London showroom – 106 Great Russell...Read More
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Marioff - HI-FOG® by Marioff now Protects the BBC ‘Casualty’ TV Set
The new BBC Roath Lock television production facility is located in the PorthTeigr area of Cardiff Bay. It houses the productions of Dr Who, Casualty & Pobol y Cwm and was completed in Feb 2011 and filming for such productions commenced in autumn of the same year. The turnkey HI-FOG system was a retrofit on the ‘Casualty set’ installed during the filming schedule of the weekly TV series over a 10 week period. In conjunction with...Read More
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Wandsworth Delivers for Bristol Southmead’s £430 Million Brunel Building
July saw an influx of patients to the brand new, state of the art, £430 million Brunel building at Bristol Southmead Hospital. For us at Wandsworth however, the site is the result of three years of collaboration and work with Carillion building group on behalf of North Bristol NHS Trust. The project - The Brunel building brings the facilities of two ageing hospitals, Frenchay and Southmead into one modern site, fully equipped with...Read More
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Komfort - New Additions Bring a Wealth of Experience to Komfort
Leading partitioning supplier Komfort has made several new appointments as part of its ongoing drive to improve the comprehensive design, manufacture and installation service it provides customers. Steve Eyles has joined as installation director and brings multi-million pound project management experience to the role. Steve has spent the past two-and-a-half years working for Briggs Amasco on cladding and roofing...Read More
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Carrier Rental Systems Provides More Cooling than Ever Before at the 2014...
The Farnborough International Air Show, which took place in July, has been regarded as one of the largest outdoor temporary cooling installations in Europe for a number of years and 2014 saw the event surpass itself, with Carrier Rental Systems supplying and installing over 14 megawatts of temporary cooling. As the event’s preferred supplier, Carrier fulfilled more than three-quarters of the air conditioning contracts at the event...Read More
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Wade International - Linear Drainage - July 2014 Edition
This new edition of our 'Linear Drainage' brochure, superseding our January 2010 edition, has been updated with new illustrations, updates to the product range and details relating to compliance with CE marking and BS EN 1433. Our product range has been extended to include additional grating options, an additional channel profile and an extensive selection of gully bodies for connection to channel outlets and dropped sump options...Read More
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Xylem Water Solutions - Circulator Pump Efficiency Hit by Magnetite Build-Up
Circulator pumps fitted with permanent magnet motors are at increased risk of magnetite build-up which is badly affecting both pump and central heating system efficiency. The warning, from Xylem, comes in the wake of increased concerns that modern circulators are at risk of magnetite build-up which can affect system efficiency by between 10% and 50% in extreme cases. This increased power consumption does not meet...Read More
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Giacomini - Walk Down Wembley Way & find the UK’s Most Sustainable Building
The Brent Civic Centre in West London sits next to the iconic Wembley stadium. To match its esteemed location, the Brent Civic Centre has undergone an £85million revamp. The makeover made it the first public building in the UK to achieve a BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) Outstanding rating and, subsequently, it is one of the world’s most sustainable projects. Part of its sustainability is a result of...Read More
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Lighting Controls - Welcome Bob to the Lighting Controls!
Lighting Controls is proud to introduce the newest addition to its sales force, Mr. Robert John Garner. Bob started his career on the technical side as an electrical engineer, later switching to the sales side working for several electrical wholesalers, including Edmundson’s in Twickenham. He progressed to selling for manufacturers, including Crabtree, focusing on selling to consultants, contractors and end users. Over the last...Read More
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PMA UK - InnoTrans 2014 Preview
As the summer of 2014 draws to a close and Autumn widely anticipated, so is one of the biggest events in the ABB calendar: InnoTrans 2014, taking place in Berlin, between 23rd & 26th September. Every two years, in September, InnoTrans provides a professional platform for innovative transport technology from across world. All the leading manufacturers in this industry will be presenting their latest vehicles, rolling stock...Read More
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Schneider Electric Showcases the Latest in Innovative Intelligent Building Solutions...
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management will be showcasing its innovative intelligent buildings solutions at The Energy Event, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on 16 – 17 September 2014. As part of the event, the company will be demonstrating key solutions able to deliver a truly intelligent building or estate on its stand (Hall 3 D10 –E09). Whether through new build, upgrade, refurb or extend, Schneider Electric has...Read More
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Danfoss - Perfect Indoor Climate in World’s Largest Skyscraper
The Lotte World Tower in Korea might not be the highest super-tall skyscraper in the world, but it is definitely the largest measured in volume. And size matters when it comes to skyscrapers. Barb Park and his PE sales team in Danfoss South Korea got the order for the first phase of the Lotte World Tower by providing a solution to the customer that not only is cheaper in terms of operating costs, but also takes up less space – and space...Read More
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Dulux Trade Paint Provides Sustainable Solutions for the Quadrant:MK
Dulux Trade paints have been used as part of The Quadrant:MK – Network Rail’s national centre in Milton Keynes. A range of interior and exterior coatings were specified throughout the 400,000 square foot BREEAM ‘excellent’ building which is home to 3,000 staff. When it came to selecting the paints, Laurence Orsini, executive associate of interior design for GMW architects, worked closely with Dulux Trade specifier account manager...Read More
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