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Furse - Keep up with Surge Protection Standards
Samad Khan, Global Product and Standardisation Manager for Furse, explains how electrical contractors can react to new changes to surge protection requirements and test standards that are coming into force in the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations. Why are surge protection requirements and test standards changing? Global surge protection standards and surge protection designs have been updated to reflect the major trends...Read More
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Power Capacitors - Retro-Fitted Harmonic Reduction Solutions - Detuning Reactors
Things change over time, including the demands on your electricity supply. If you have Non-Detuned Power Factor Correction equipment installed but are now suffering the effects of harmonic and power quality issues - Power Capacitors Ltd. can retro-fit our high quality Harmonic Reduction Solutions into your existing system. In addition to solving the immediate effects of the power quality issues, this also increases both the reliability...Read More
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Carrier Supplies Bespoke Chillers for London’s New Elizabeth Line Underground...
Carrier is supplying bespoke high-performance, high-efficiency chillers for London’s Elizabeth Line project to meet its cooling needs and the stringent fire safety materials standards required for use underground. Carrier, a world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Fifteen customised Carrier AquaSnap®...Read More
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Piller - World Leading Data Centre Experts Gather for 4th Piller IPCS
High-performance power protection specialist Piller, saw an increased attendance at its 2018 International Power & Conditioning Symposium (IPCS), the fourth hosted by the group. The event which took place on 3rd to 6th June 2018 near Hannover, Germany, attracted over 130 international delegates from the world’s data centre and manufacturing industries. The event commenced with a welcome speech from Piller Global Managing Director...Read More
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SPC Saves the Day with Quick Turnaround on Replacement AHU Coils
SPC, a British manufacturer of heating and cooling coils, fan convectors, trench heaters, radiant panels and heat pipes, have supplied a quick turnaround multi-section coil to Merseyside Maritime Museum in Albert Dock, Liverpool. The Museum required a specialist solution for a site with access issues and a corrosive marine environment. SPC were approached by the contractor as specialists in projects where replacement...Read More
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Selectaglaze - London Offices Receive the Selectaglaze Secondary Glazing...
Sherborne House, 119-121 Cannon Street, EC4 is a multi-let property situated in the heart of London’s financial district Cannon Street, between Monument underground station and Cannon Street station. The surrounding area was initially the place of residence of the candle-makers, so Cannon Street first appeared as ‘Candelwrichstrete’ (Candle Maker Street) in 1183. The name was shortened over 60 times because of the local cockney...Read More
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AEI Cables - Working Together for Peace of Mind
Disasters including Grenfell and high-rise fires in the UK and the Middle East have highlighted the need for collaboration between those in the supply chain to ensure the fire protection of lives and property in large buildings in which large numbers of people move about. Graham Turner of AEI Cables examines the issues. With new design, materials and products continually coming on to the market for major projects, there is an increasing need...Read More
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Electrium gets Fit for Fun at School Initiative
Colleagues from Electrium recently took part in the BITC ‘Give and Gain Fit for Fun’ Day at Glebefields Primary School in Tipton. The event which also involved local organisations such as West Bromwich Albion Football Club, aims to promote a positive impact of long term health in young people. The event encourages physical and healthy life style choices as well as discussing various elements of science, engineering and technology...Read More
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Airedale International - 5 Checks to Perform...
The Ecodesign of Energy related Products Directive (ErP) is a European wide framework put in place to help the EU achieve its 2020 target to: lower carbon emissions by 20%; increase energy efficiency by 20%; and increase the share of renewable energies by 20%. It applies to manufacturers to ensure that their products placed onto the market comply with the directive. However, it also affects you as the end user, who is purchasing...Read More
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Pilkington - Two More Pilkington Products Manufactured at St Helens Base
Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, is manufacturing two more of its solar control products in the UK to shorten lead times for customers, as demand for specialist glazing grows. The company has started producing Pilkington Suncool™ 60/31 from its St Helens manufacturing base to serve UK demand for solar control glazing. The product allows 60 per cent light transmittance but only 31...Read More
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Breathing Buildings Launches New Education Brochure
Breathing Buildings, UK’s leading provider of controlled hybrid ventilation systems, has launched a new sector-specific brochure aimed at ventilation applications in education. ‘Ventilation for Schools’ outlines key considerations for ventilation in schools and demonstrates the company’s impressive range of natural and hybrid ventilation systems designed for schemes ranging from small nurseries through to large university buildings...Read More
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EMCEL Filters - Supporting our NHS!
EMCEL manufacture air filters for a range of critical applications including use in our hospitals where Indoor Air Quality Standards are high. These filter requirements run from replacement HVAC filters to full units. EMCEL recently manufactured 2 Safe-Change HEPA units for a hospital in the South of England as part of their new development project. A range of filters are required for the smooth running of a hospital and EMCEL are able...Read More
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Shutterly Fabulous - Our Range of Affordable Shutters
What’s the difference between affordable and cheap? In a word, quality. Quality runs through everything we do at Shutterly Fabulous. Let’s take a closer look at our Affordable Basswood shutter range. If you’re looking for shutters that hit the spot on price without compromising on durability, this is the range for you. Our more affordable shutters range - Affordable Basswood - offers lasting style and value. Ultra strong...Read More
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