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Prysmian - New Tower of Tower Hamlets
Over 50 kilometres of Prysmian’s FP200 Gold and FP PLUS have been installed as part of the emergency building service systems in East London’s Aldgate Tower, a state-of-the-art 317,000 square foot commercial quarter. Designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, the steel frame structure relies on a central steel core and offers 16 stories of grade A office space. Due for completion at the end of June the tower provides panoramic views of the...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - Contractors Flock to Marshall-Tufflex at Electric Event
Fresh from its runaway success at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards, Marshall-Tufflex drew the crowds to its seminar and exhibition stand at the Electric Event (May 28-30, ICC Birmingham). The British manufacturer showcased products from both its extensive cable management and energy management portfolio, creating a buzz of interest, particularly in features of the trunking ranges such as Part M compliance and its newly launched...Read More
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Broadcrown Test & Commissioning Team
Broadcrown has a combined test and commissioning department that serves both in-house testing and on-site commissioning. The test department comprises of a stand-alone test house, sited at our factory in Stafford, which enables us to test plant room units inside and multiple canopy and containerised units around its perimeter. We test the full range of product from our small power export standard product range up to 4MVA bespoke multiple...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Roof Design CPD – Now Watch Online
SIG Design & Technology’s new CPD Seminar, ‘A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design’ is now available in online video form. Approved by the RIBA CPD Providers’ Network, this latest seminar introduces the process of roof specification and design by setting out a useful structured approach, which should ensure maximum longevity to the roofing systems you specify. Architects often ask us: • How do I choose the...Read More
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Twyford’s New-Look Website Goes Live – Designed to Encourage & Increase User...
Twyford Bathrooms has announced the launch of its sleek and stylish new-look website, full of refreshed content, new features and new imagery, so both consumers and professional users can access relevant information with greater ease, speed and accuracy. Compatible with the latest browsers and mobile devices, the new site is also social media friendly and products can be shared and liked via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+...Read More
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Polyflor is Top of the Class at St. Gerard’s Educational Resource Centre
A large selection of Polyflor flooring products has recently been installed within the refurbishment of St. Gerard’s Educational Resource Centre (ERC) in Belfast. Part of a £1.3 million investment by the Department of Education, St. Gerard’s is a maintained school which provides facilities for pupils at Key Stage 1-4 with moderate and complex learning difficulties. Over 4000m² of Polyflor products were laid by Flooring Solutions (NI) Ltd...Read More
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Dulux Trade Brings Colour to Life with Material Lab Partnership
Leading paint manufacturer, Dulux Trade, has announced a new partnership with London-based design resource studio, Material Lab. The collaboration will see Dulux Trade supply the studio with a number of resources, such as paint samples and literature, to support colour and coating specification. Through greater access to a variety of products, visitors will be able to see how colours work with other materials, and have the opportunity...Read More
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OWA UK - Ceilings in a New Light
OWA expands ceiling programme with the addition of energy-saving LED lights. Lifecycle building management requires the utmost efficiency in all building functions – for the entire lifecycle of the building. This means ceilings have to fulfil an increasing number of tasks. Ceilings equipped with modern LED lights improve the energy balance of a building. The new OWA solutions offer much more than this though: their high luminance...Read More
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Cembrit - Moorland Provides Value in Somerset
Good value, ease of installation and first class appearance, were all key to the specification of Cembrit Moorland Fibre Cement Slates on a new housing development in Somerset. Built by Barratt Homes, Wyndham Park, consists of 2, 3 and 4 bedroomed properties, suiting anyone from families, to young professionals. “Cembrit’s Moorland slates were specified to provide a natural yet modern look, essential for this new housing development...Read More
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Fulton - Knight Appointed as Managing Director of Fulton Ltd
With immediate effect, Fulton Inc. - a global manufacturer of steam, hot water & thermal fluid heat transfer systems - has announced the appointment of Carl Knight as managing director of Fulton Ltd in the UK. Carl, who joined the company in 2009 as UK and export sales and marketing manager, will now be responsible for the financial performance of the business as well as strategic and day-to-day manufacturing and sales operations...Read More
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Heat Mat Installer Training Day
Heat Mat will be running their first installer training day on 4th July 2014. The one day training session will include in-depth product information, installation advice and workshop sessions. There will be the chance to fit a system and programme thermostats along with seminar sessions on Heat Mat’s electric underfloor heating, associated accessories and Ice and Snow melting solutions. Heat Mat’s senior technical team will be...Read More
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Fläkt Woods - British Chamber of Commerce - Director General Visits Fläkt Woods
Fläkt Woods recently welcomed John Longworth, Director General of the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC). Mr Longworth visited Fläkt Woods to see how one of the leading UK fan manufacturers has developed and evolved to maintain its world leading market presence. During Mr Longworth's visit, he was given an overview of Fläkt Woods current UK and Export structure by Allan Hurdle, Business Unit Director and a factory tour by Loic...Read More
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Kingspan Tarec® Gets CIBSE Approval
A new CIBSE approved CPD seminar has been introduced by Kingspan Tarec®, examining how high performance insulated pipework systems can benefit the design, construction and maintenance of energy efficient buildings. The CPD provides an overview of the different HVAC / building services insulation options before focusing on premium performance phenolic systems, which offer enhanced fire performance along...Read More
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Catnic - A Very Broad Range in Bead
Of course, most customers will know the Catnic brand name stands for quality in steel lintels, but did you know we also manufacture and supply a broad range of plaster beads? With everything from stainless steel, galvanised and PVCu we've got a wealth of choice but it's important to ensure you select the right type, according to the project in hand. Failing to do so could result in longer-term problems, as our technical director Richard Price...Read More
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