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JS Humidifiers - Rolling Road Humidification at Jaguar Land Rover
JS Humidifiers has supplied and installed four HumEvap MC3 evaporative humidifiers to Jaguar Land Rover for use in its exhaust emissions testing facility at the company’s Product Compliance Centre in Solihull. The HumEvaps provide humidification to two rolling-road test cells to ensure compliance with international environmental parameters. Jaguar Land Rover performs a multitude of quality control tests on every vehicle prior to...Read More
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Komfort - Goes for Gold at Two Virgin Active Sites
With its partitioning systems, Komfort has helped to create bright, open interior spaces at two Virgin Active sites in the City of London - a prestigious Virgin Active Health Club at 200 Aldersgate and a Virgin Active support office at 100 Aldersgate. Whilst allowing light to flow through, the partitioning is helping to create defined areas that are atmospheric yet functional and practical. Both Virgin Active establishments were designed by...Read More
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Levolux Impresses in Washington
Conceived by a group of artists more than 10 years ago, the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in Washington state, USA recently opened to critical acclaim, showcasing the very latest eco-building technology, including a motorised solar shading solution from Levolux. Designed by Matthew Coates, Principal of Coates Design Architects, the 20,000 square foot, two-storey building accommodates nine galleries, two classrooms, a...Read More
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Crown Trade - Be a World Cup Winner with Crown Trade Fantasy Football
Football fans are being given the chance to lead their very own dream team to World Cup glory. The free Crown Trade Fantasy Football competition provides an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the beautiful game during the forthcoming tournament in Brazil. Select your squad from the countries taking part and, if your players perform, there’s a chance to win some fantastic prizes. Pit your wits against players from all over the UK or...Read More
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Daikin UK - Launch of Domestic RHI will Boost Renewables, says Daikin UK
David Lacey, Commercial Director Heating and Renewables at Daikin UK, has welcomed the launch of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, which allows homeowners to claim money back on energy generated by renewable heating, such as air-to-water heat pumps and solar thermal systems. “The introduction of the eagerly-awaited domestic RHI should give the industry a massive boost,” Lacey said. “It will provide...Read More
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Wienerberger’s e4 Brick House Helps Achieve New Building Regulations
The building industry now has sight of the 2014 editions of the Building Regulation Part L Approved Documents, providing guidance on cutting carbon emissions through savings in the energy needed to heat, cool, ventilate, light, and supply hot water to new buildings. The new regulations for England require a 6% reduction in CO2 emissions for domestic buildings or 9% for commercial compared to 2010 Building Regulations. Wales has...Read More
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Panasonic Announces UK Judge for the 2014 PRO Awards
Panasonic has announced that David Frise, Chief Executive of the Association of Interior Specialists (AIS), will be the UK judge for the inaugural Panasonic PRO Awards which celebrates excellence in the design, specification, installation and commissioning of Panasonic heating and cooling systems. David Frise was an M&E contractor for 25 years before branching out into renewable energy systems, firstly as an installer then as head of...Read More
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Heat Mat - Warner Hotel, Bodelwyddan Castle – Room Upgrades
Heat Mat underfloor heating has been installed at Warner Leisure Hotel, Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales. The Victorian hotel has a variety of rooms with en-suites as standard, some of which required modernising to reflect the superior feel of accommodation elsewhere in the property. Cheshire developers McCombie Construction Ltd. chose Heat Mat underfloor heating to provide luxurious warm floors in bedrooms. As part of an...Read More
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Fläkt Woods Appoints New VP for UK & Ireland
Leading ventilation manufacturer Fläkt Woods has appointed Yan Evans as its new Vice President for all UK and Ireland business with effect from 1st April 2014. Yan has worked in the UK building services industry for over 20 years and has held Director and Board level positions with major UK commercial heating brands. Commenting on his new position, Yan said: "I'm really pleased to have joined one of the leading suppliers of ventilation...Read More
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Aggreko Powers America’s Football Championship
Aggreko, a global leader in rental power and temperature control solutions, provided large-scale power generation for America’s largest national football championship game on February 2, 2014 between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. The event, took place in East Rutherford, NJ at the MetLife Stadium, and required heating and an unprecedented 21 MW of power, taking into consideration the frigid weather conditions and...Read More
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PMA to Exhibit at Infrarail 2014
We’re really excited to be attending the 10th International Railway Infrastructure Exhibition as part of the ABB portfolio. The show, which takes place at Earl’s court from 20th-22nd May provides a unique opportunity for companies serving the rail infrastructure market to showcase their products and services. As such, our parent company, ABB, will be signing up visitors to the ABB Low Voltage Rail Club and also holding a prize draw for one...Read More
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SPC Expanding Active-BIM Compliance across its Product Range
S&P Coil Products Limited (SPC) is making rapid strides towards achieving full Building Information Modelling (BIM) compliance - with Active-BIM objects now available for customers to download and load into their Revit model using a supplied type catalogue holding all the project specific information requested at the design and quotation stage. SPC already offers Active-BIM objects for its top of the range MINIB Trench Heaters, Belgravia...Read More
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Steadmans Invests £500,000 in Unique New Slitting Line
Leading building products manufacturer Steadmans has invested £500,000 in a state-of-the-art slitting line at its headquarters in Warnell, Carlisle. The new line, for cutting narrow coils from main coils, is the only one of its kind in the UK. The machine has a wider range of capabilities than Steadmans’ previous equipment, including the ability to split pre-painted coil both width and length wise, as well as re-coil sheets. The new machine...Read More
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Viessmann - Schüco Photovoltaics Business Transferred to Viessmann
Viessmann Photovoltaik GmbH has come to an agreement with Schüco International KG to take over Schüco's photovoltaics business, subject to consent from supervisory authorities. The aim of the acquisition is to extend the product portfolio, increase its customer base and gain benefit from synergy effects. Viessmann Photovoltaik GmbH wishes to expand its business activities, especially in core European markets such as Germany...Read More
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