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Prysmian - FP used in Refurb of Iconic Mersey Tunnels
In excess of 12,000 metres of Prysmian’s FP PLUS enhanced fire resistant cable was specified for the fire alarm systems in the significant refurbishment of the Queensway and Kingsway tunnels in Liverpool together with the iconic art deco ventilation stations. The Queensway tunnel, known locally as the Birkenhead tunnel, was opened by King George V in 1934 and in 1971 the Kingsway tunnel, locally known as the Wallasey...Read More
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LG VRF at Aztec West in Bristol
LG’s Multi V Heat Recovery VRF system has been chosen for the refurbishment of a 20,000sq ft two-storey glass front, office block building ‘710 Aztec West’ in Bristol. The replacement air conditioning system has been designed and specified by Consultant Engineers Wye Solutions. LG’s Multi V system met the tight performance specifications, the flexibility requirements and had the advanced system controls. Multi V offers...Read More
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OWA UK Expands its London Team
A global leader in suspended ceilings, OWA continues to flourish in the UK and Ireland with growth more than doubling in recent years. As a result, the London team has now been expanded through the addition of three experienced professionals to provide further support to architects, contractors and distributors in London and the surrounding region. Each individual is responsible for a different geographical area. For customers...Read More
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Emerson Network Power - Paragon Internet Group Selects Emerson Network Power to...
Formed in 2011, Paragon Internet Group is the parent company of leading UK hosting brands, TSOhost, Vidahost and HostRoute; creating the UK’s fastest growing hosting company. The company now hosts over 230,000 websites for 70,000+ customers supporting both personal and business user websites and with a customer base growing at 3 percent every month. Despite the huge growth the company has experienced, it has...Read More
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Lighting Control Systems - Chichester Festival Theatre chooses Lighting Controls...
Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK's flagship theatres. Following the highly ambitious 21-month, £22m refurbishment, the reopening was a star-studded event with guests including Michael Ball, Lisa Makin, Lenny Henry and many others. Lighting Controls was chosen as the designer and supplier for the lighting control system for this prestigious project, and the use of Lutron’s wireless solution was particularly important since the...Read More
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Power Capacitors - Win a Ferrari (for an hour)
Power Capacitors will be showing off their range of small to medium Power Factor Correction cubicles at this years W14 exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham. Economies of scale are bringing savings that were traditionally for the big boys to small/medium industrial electricity consumers. If your business pays its electricity bills monthly and has a half hourly meter then most Power Capacitor Cubicles can show a two year return on investment...Read More
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PMA UK - Protecting Vital Data in Railways around the World
PMA's plans for the future are big; particularly regarding rail infrastructure. Growth and innovation are at the forefront of these plans - protecting vital data in railways across the world. For instance, Product Group Manager Cable Protection Systems EMEA Sandro Schwarz comments, looking forward through 2014 and beyond, PMA is continuing to focus on innovation: “We are expanding our multilayer conduit offering to provide...Read More
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Komfort - SKA Success Adds New Technical Expertise to Komfort Team
Komfort has become one of the first manufacturers with a certified SKA Rating Offices Assessor among its staff after Product Designer, Giuseppa Fiorenza passed the qualification exam. The SKA Rating scheme is run by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and enables assessors to judge the environmental performance of products and non-domestic spaces based on more than 100 good practice measures relating to...Read More
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AET Flexible Space - Gold for Majid Al Futtaim Tower 2
Incorporating AET Flexible Space Under Floor Air Conditioning, the Majid Al Futtaim Tower 2 in Dubai has become the first building in the UAE to achieve a Gold rating for LEED EBOM. In order to achieve this rating, the owners focused on managing resources and operations and this award clearly demonstrates the long term benefits of being sustainable. Part of the requirement of the LEED EBOM assessment was an Occupant Comfort Survey...Read More
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Formica Group Launches its Enhanced Washroom Collection
Formica Group addresses the demand for design versatility and bespoke interior schemes in the washroom sector with the launch of the extended Formica® Washroom Collection. A comprehensive resource of materials and decors, the collection features a strong palette including 25 new decors, and introduces Younique® by Formica Group, a custom laminate service which allows architects, designers and fabricators to create...Read More
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Spirax Sarco Showcases Energy Expertise at Healthcare Estates 2014
Spirax Sarco is again fielding an expert presence at this year’s Healthcare Estates exhibition at stand F25, with a team of steam specialists available to offer advice on energy related needs. Enjoy freshly made coffee by the on-stand barista, and a chat with Spirax Sarco’s energy experts about lowering energy consumption, meeting your sustainability goals and reducing risk. As well as providing long-term gains, steam system...Read More
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The UPS Company - Power Switch on now in Nigeria
The UPS Company is pleased to announce the arrival of our first full container of batteries in Nigeria with further units expected to be available from September 2014. Our new range of long life 200Ah batteries are an ideal solution for storing power when combined with our recently launched H Series Home Inverter. Demand for these batteries is high, for further details on stock availability or for more information on our next launch event...Read More
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Wandsworth to Sponsor VIP Programme at Healthcare Estates
We are delighted to be sponsoring the VIP programme at this year’s Healthcare Estates Exhibition and IHEEM conference. This year, VIPs will be greeted with a delegate bag upon arrival to the conference, while our team will be on hand within the Wandsworth sponsored VIP area over the 2 days of the exhibition to discuss and offer advice on any up-coming projects. In addition, we will be sponsoring the ‘Estates and Facilities...Read More
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