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Pentair - BIM Seminar & Discussion Forum Hosted by Pentair
Pentair Thermal Building Solutions is thrilled to be the first heat tracing manufacturer to provide BIM content for building services applications including: • Single Pipe Hot water temperature maintenance systems • Pipe frost protection • Surface Snow melting and ramp heating • Roof and gutter snow melting and de-icing. Pentair will be hosting an afternoon seminar and BIM forum to provide a brief introduction to the available...Read More
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Levolux Restores Light in Islington
The Business Design Centre (formerly the Royal Agricultural Hall), which is a Grade II listed building in London’s Islington district, performs better than ever, with two refurbished gable ends now equipped with a motorised Skyvane Solar Shading solution from Levolux. When it was originally constructed in 1862, the centre boasted one of the largest exhibition halls in the world, covering 65,000 sq feet. Since then, the...Read More
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Flowcrete Provided BAC Mono with a Platform for Success at IFB
Flowcrete UK has been both figuratively and literally supporting one of the standout British manufacturers of the International Festival for Business (IFB). Over the course of the event the Liverpool based Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) demonstrated one of its elite Mono sports cars, which is the world’s first road legal, single-seat production supercar, on top of a bespoke showcase stand provided by Flowcrete UK. In a workshop area...Read More
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Marioff - HI-FOG® Selected to Protect Underground Railway Station
HI-FOG® protects the new Aviapolis underground railway station in Vantaa, Finland. Starting 2015, a commuter train links the Aviapolis area to the airport and the center of Helsinki. Aviapolis is the first underground railway station in Finland. It is located 40 meters below the ground level, and can fit up to 2000 passengers at a time. In order to ensure large amounts of people could safely be evacuated in case of an emergency, an automatic...Read More
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Cembrit Clads Sustainable Homes
Cembrit Metro cladding has been installed on a mixed use development in the heart of Camden, London to provide a decorative finish to complement the surrounding brickwork. Approximately 500m² of Stockholm cladding has contributed to the building achieving an accredited sustainability status. The new mixed use development on Camley Street consists of three blocks which incorporates 320 student accommodation rooms...Read More
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Bilco's LadderUp® Scores Extra Points for Safety
Bilco’s patented LadderUp® safety post, which extends the available hand holds on a fixed ladder, is fast becoming one of the construction industry’s most widely adopted safety measures, particularly as a retrofit product. The LadderUp® post is proving popular among Facilities Managers and Health & Safety practitioners as it provides a critical third point of contact for those using fixed ladders, making it safer to exit or enter a roof hatch...Read More
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Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw - More than a Door
The two great brands of Leaderflush Shapland and Laidlaw Ironmongery have been brought together to create a new company delivering one great solution. After extensive research with its customers across the industry, the two brands have united to form Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw. A strategic plan to deliver efficiencies across the business will ensure a better service and a spectrum of products to suit all sectors, applications...Read More
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Space Air - National Award Winners
The National Heat Pump Awards gala evening held at the ICC in Birmingham on 19th June proved to be a highly successful event for Guildford based Space Air Solutions Ltd when the company received awards for 3 out of 4 categories entered! Space Air Solutions Ltd specialises in the supply of renewable heating systems in the form of Daikin Altherma air source, air to water heat pumps and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the...Read More
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Formica Group - VIVIX® Panels used for Etone College Building
VIVIX® by Formica Group exterior façade panels have been used to clad the new facility at Etone College in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Baily Garner LLP specified VIVIX in Hunter Green to add a vibrant colour to the building, offering a fresh, welcoming environment. The two-storey block houses 10 classrooms, a library, additional teaching facilities as well as a fully equipped sports centre. VIVIX in Hunter Green was specified for the building...Read More
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UPS Ltd - Continuous Professional Development (CPD) on Technology Changes in...
John Walker, the Scotland Regional Sales Manager from Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd is hosting a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) day in Edinburgh on Wednesday the 17th of September 2014. The event will be taking place at the Xtreme Karting centre and following the CIBSE certified CPD session, you are invited to join John in a go karting Grand Prix afternoon. The CPD itself will be presented by Kenny...Read More
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Interpower - Rental Specification DNV Container Generators
Interpower have supplied a Middle Eastern rental company with a number of DNV versions of their 1290kVA Cummins powered rental specification containers. The Offshore version of the power rental set is the latest option Interpower have added to what is already a very well received product, which has seen over a decades service in rental fleets around the world. The standard 20ft rental generator container features the Cummins...Read More
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Aggreko to Power The 2014 Ryder Cup
Aggreko has been selected to provide temporary power to The 2014 Ryder Cup. The global leader in rental power and temperature control solutions will not only provide 17 MW of power and back-up support on location at Gleneagles, but will also ensure the tented village, hospitality units, media centre and other temporary infrastructure are air conditioned. Central to the success of the event will be the performance of Aggreko’s “super-silent”...Read More
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Broadcrown Supply Generator & Bulk Fuel System for the New Facebook Offices in...
Broadcrown were chosen because of our ability to provide a complete service in-house - the design, manufacture, assemble, testing and certification of the set. We also provided a cost effective proposal meeting the required performance specification, ensuring optimum efficiency. The factory acceptance test in Newtown was witnessed by representatives from Broadcrown, the M&E Consultant and Facebook. The generator which was...Read More
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Giacomini Underfloor Heating Chosen for Cirencester Eco-Holiday Homes
Ten unique luxury holiday properties are being built in Somerford Keynes near Cirencester and, to enhance the homes’ environmentally friendly statuses, they will feature underfloor heating from leading manufacturer Giacomini. The Cotswold Water Park, set in 550 acres of Gloucestershire countryside, is home to the Lower Mill Estate where the eco-architecture properties are located. The project includes two phases; the first, which began...Read More
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