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JS Air Curtains at BT Newgate
JS Air Curtains has supplied two Zen air curtains and a Rotowind revolving door air curtain for use at BTs global headquarters at Newgate Street, London. The air curtain system was design by entrance specialists, Blue Chyp, who developed a custom solution to meet BTs aesthetic and functional objectives. Adam Pressland, Director at Blue Chyp, commented, The reception area at BTs offices in Newgate Street had been...Read More
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Frenger CIBSE Accredited CPDs
Frenger Systems have seen great success with providing their CIBSE accredited CPD training courses to hundreds of Consultancy practices throughout the UK and Overseas for Chilled Beam Technology for Indoor Climate. Given the success Frenger are continuing their programme of accredited CPD seminars during 2014. The CPD course, which is aimed at specifiers such as Consulting Engineers, Architects, Contractors and End...Read More
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Elbagate - EAE Busbar at Canary Wharf Cross Rail Station
Elbagate-EAE Busbar approved for use by London Underground and Crossrail. Elbagate Ltd, the UK partner of EAE Elektrik, has recently supplied high power busbar trunking for the Canary Wharf Crossrail Station Project. Canary Wharf station will be one of the largest on the Crossrail network and is being constructed within the North Dock of West India Quay. The station box is nearly as big as the tower of One Canada Square laid on its side...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - How much will a Green Roof Weigh?
Were often asked about the weight of a green roof, because its one of a number of factors specifiers need to consider when deciding which roofing system to use. To help you compare the options, weve produced a table that of the different types of green roofs we provide, including information about: Suitable Applications for each Green Roof system Specification Drivers for Green Roofs Green roof planting options Height of...Read More
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Hawker Siddeley Switchgear on track with ThamesLink
Passengers on one of Londons busiest rail routes are now benefiting from more trains and even greater levels of reliability thanks in part to innovative technology developed and installed by Hawker Siddeley Switchgear. The company recently completed a series of contracts to supply DC switchgear panels to help increase capacity on the Thameslink route, which connects Bedford and Brighton via central London. The work was part of a...Read More
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TORMAX UK - Contemporary TORMAX Access at Cathedral
As part of a multi-phase redevelopment at Durham Cathedral, TORMAX was specified by architectural glass specialists, OAG and architects Purcell, to install two contemporary automatic glass swing doors to provide clear access to the new Cathedral shop and restaurant. Helping maintain the heritage of these vaulted undercrofts, TORMAX used their concealed iMotion 1301 operators. Located within the floor space, the operators have...Read More
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Airedale International joins RAC Data Centre Cooling Question Time on 28 March 2014
Airedale International will be joining the panel of industry experts debating the challenges and future trends of data centre cooling at the second annual RAC Data Centre Cooling Question Time on Friday, 28 March 2014. Stuart Kay, Southern Sales Manager for Airedale will join Dr Jon Summers, Senior Lecturer from the University of Leeds and other experts from the data centre industry which is estimated to have seen global investment...Read More
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PMA UK - Fifty Shades of Grey or just one?
No, were not launching a new kind of risqu cable protection(!), but we have begun work on a new project to unify the many different shades of grey we have in our product portfolio. Our ultimate goal is to provide all products in the PMA range, including fittings, in one PCS grey - which not only ensures our systems work well, theyll also be completely colour matched. For further information please use the email option below...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - Four Nominations for Marshall-Tufflex in Electrical Wholesaler...
Marshall-Tufflex, a specialist in the manufacture and supply of trunking solutions and energy management systems, has been entered in no less than four categories in the prestigious Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2014. The awards are designed to recognise the achievements of electrical wholesalers and manufacturers, acknowledging the high levels of service and great products offered by the industry. Marshall-Tufflex has...Read More
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DORMA Ensures Aquatics Centre is Open for Business
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has undergone a significant transformation since the London 2012 Olympics with the iconic Aquatics Centre ready to provide world-class facilities for both elite athletes and the local communities. For the reliable and efficient closing of doors throughout the venue, high quality door controls and floor springs from DORMA will offer a gold medal experience for visitors each and every day...Read More
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Trend Control Systems - Year Round BEMS Optimisation is Easier than you think
Im Andrew Paddock, sales director at Trend Control Systems Ltd and Id like to welcome you to the first in a series of blogs where I examine the issues affecting the building controls industry and the use of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) For my very first blog, part of a series of four, Id like to address a subject that I feel very strongly about. With building owners and managers under immense pressure to reduce...Read More
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Crown Trade - Green is the Colour, Football is the Game
Green was always going to be the colour of choice when the most sustainable football club on the planet opted for a fresh new look. From the solar panels on the roof of the grandstand to the meat-free match-day menu, Forest Green Rovers have established a unique identity within the game. Chairman Dale Vince OBE is using football to spread his eco-message, with an organic pitch and plans for low-energy floodlights among a...Read More
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Pilkington Planar™ Leaves Pupils Dancing for Joy
Notting Hill and Ealing School has been given a striking makeover thanks to Pilkington Planar™ glazing. The school, which has been modernising its facilities, required a brand new main hall that would not only be a focal point for the school, but functional and light to host assemblies, productions and events. Architects were keen to create a bright and light filled space so Pilkington Planar™ was specified as the basis for the walls and...Read More
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Dulux Trade Select Decorator Celebrates Double Award Win
Dulux Select Decorator, Tony Pearson Young, is celebrating after scooping two top industry prizes at the Dulux Select Decorator of the Year Awards. Tony, owner of TAG Decor, not only picked up the trophy for best interior project worth over £3,000, but also bagged the overall Grand Winner prize at the annual event for his renovation of a sitting room in a Grade II listed Georgian property. Tony was presented with the accolades...Read More
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