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Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw - Comprehensive Doorset Service Plays Key Role in...
Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw has supplied 5,131 doorsets and 7,330 doors to Bristol’s ground-breaking Southmead Hospital, which has the largest number of single en-suite rooms of any NHS hospital in the country. By working closely with construction firm Carillion and architects BDP, Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw ensured it manufactured and installed products that meet the needs of patients and staff, while also contributing...Read More
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AET Flexible Space - Korea Expressway
In conjunction with our partner in South Korea, Shinsung Engineering; AET Flexible Space are proud to have supplied UFAC equipment to the new 30,000 sq m Headquarter building for the Korea Expressway Corporation. A total of 38 CAM V-100 and CAM V-150 AHU's have been supplied from AET's extended product range. These units can supply air volume of up to 16,500 m³/hour, and conditioned air will be supplied into the work space...Read More
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Pentair - Last Chance to Register for the Raychem BIM Seminar & Discussion Forum...
Manufacturers have a significant role to play in the development of the BIM environment. Pentair is hosting an afternoon seminar and BIM forum to provide a brief introduction to the available Raychem tools and to discuss how manufacturers should co-operate with the industry. The forum will be an opportunity to share experiences and look at how manufacturers can better engage with designers, engineers, contractors and building...Read More
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Hanson Building Products - New Hanson Waterproof Packaging is Bags Better
A core range of Hanson’s packed products is now available in fully waterproof packaging, making them easier to handle and use. The introduction of Fastset PostFix, PostFix and 40N high strength concrete in the new packaging follows the success of Multicem in waterproof bags. The plastic packaging means that the products do not need to be covered or stored in a dry place on site, saving builders time and money. The new bags are...Read More
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Lighting Controls Chosen for Science Central
Owned by Newcastle City Council, Science Central’s ‘The Core’, which spans seven floors, will create approximately 2,750 m² of serviced office space for high growth technology and science-based businesses, with additional event space for networking and other activities. Creating 400 high quality jobs and boosting the economy by an estimated £20m, Science Central also embodies a sustainability vision built into its DNA. With minimizing...Read More
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Andel - BundGuard Order for Western Power
Andel Ltd, the award winning West Yorkshire based manufacturer of specialist alarms and pumps, has secured a contract from Western Power Distribution for the supply of its BundGuard system. “This is the single largest contract for BundGuards ever placed by the UK electricity industry” said Ian Pogson, Andel’s founder and MD. He continued ”This is a system that I conceived nearly 25 years ago. We have sold approaching 20,000 since...Read More
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Eaton Wins Race Against Time for Solar Park Grid Connection
When EPC contractor, Econergy Europe Ltd, decided to build a ground-mounted solar park in the grounds of Knepp Castle in West Sussex, it was a race against time. With the value of the government’s Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROC’s) set to reduce on March 31st, the clock was ticking if the 856.80kWp solar Photovoltaic (PV) park was to be connected to the grid in time to gain the full benefit of the incentives...Read More
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Kingspan Tarec® - Silverstone UTC off to a Flyer with Kingspan Tarec®
Kingspan Tarec®'s premium performance Kooltherm® FM Pipe Insulation has been installed on one of the UK's first University Technical Colleges, Silverstone UTC, helping it to achieve a BREEAM rating of 'Very Good'. Situated at the iconic home of British racing, Silverstone UTC has been designed by HKS and was opened in May by Red Bull Racing's chief technical officer Adrian Newey. The college has been created through a...Read More
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Wieland’s Metalynx Proves Ideal for Major Refurbishment
Refurbishment of 1A Wimpole Street in Westminster has included the use of Wieland Electric’s Metalynx structured wiring system to connect small power and lighting and to distribute the control cabling for the lighting management system. 1A Wimpole Street was built in 1912 and is a listed building owned by Royal London Asset Management. Belying its Edwardian baroque architecture the recent office refurbishment and extension...Read More
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Fläkt Woods Supports AUE Conference
Fläkt Woods will be attending the 2014 AUE (Association of University Engineers) Conference, which is due to be held at the University of Bradford on 3, 4 and 5 September. The theme of this year’s event will focus on ‘Building a Self-Sustainable Future: Making a Difference Together’. The presence of Fläkt Woods will allow engineers attending the Conference to discover the vast range of products manufactured by the company, plus...Read More
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ABB Wins Major Framework Agreement to Provide a Switchgear Retrofit Service for...
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a four-year framework agreement with UK Power Networks, the distribution network operator (DNO), to provide a retrofit service for medium voltage switchgear installed at London distribution substations. The retrofit programme covers legacy class QA/QF oil-filled circuit breakers, which are now unsupported by their original manufacturer. As an alternative...Read More
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Viessmann Purchases Electronic Control Supplier, PSV
The Viessmann Group has acquired electronic control specialist PSV (Project Service and Value) srl -. The company develops electronic controls for the heating and ventilation market and was previously a part of Italian electronic engineering group, Gruppo Giordano. The PSV purchase follows high profile acquisitions of Schüco Photovoltaics and refrigeration company Norpe. PSV employs nine staff at its headquarters in Padua...Read More
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Piller UPS Selected for DFT Santa Clara Phases I & II
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (DFT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure, network-neutral facilities used primarily by national and international Internet and enterprise companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes...Read More
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DMS - Danfoss Valves from DMS
Benefits: Exact and pressure independent flow limitation allows no overflows at partial conditions to keep temperature difference over terminal unit as high as designed. The AB-QM is able to control the temperature at low loads and is equally stable all through the range. All changes in the available differential pressure are corrected by the pressure controller. Therefore, less disturbances for temperature control and therefore less movements...Read More
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