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Cembrit Glendyne Natural Slate puts a Devonian Roof on a Jurassic Collection!
Cembrit Glendyne natural slate brings the home of fossils to life, by adding distinctive style, character, and impressive performance to The Etches Collection museum roof in Kimmeridge. The Etches Collection lies in the beautiful village of Kimmeridge, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty along the Dorset coastline. Listed as one of the twelve new museums to visit in 2016, it houses the collection of Steve Etches MBE, who collected and...Read More
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Frenger - Download our Parametric BIM Models
Frenger produces parametric BIM models by use of REVIT for their wide range of chilled beams, from the standard CICB’s (Ceiling Integrated Chilled Beams) units to bespoke project specific MSCB’s (Multi Service Chilled Beams) units, which have a variety of options to suit any project specific requirements. To keep Frenger’s Chilled Beams at the forefront of space conditioning technology, Frenger employ the use of a...Read More
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Selectaglaze - Another Build at ‘Risk’ is Saved & gets the Selectaglaze Treatment
Techniglaze helps a former gatehouse become more thermally efficient in its new role as a museum and gallery, with Selectaglaze secondary glazing. Found within the Bower Ashton Conservation Area in Bristol is the Lower lodge Gatehouse; a lavish Grade II Listed former entrance to Ashton Court Estate. Sir John Hugh Smyth, one of Bristol’s wealthiest landowners, conceived the idea for the Gatehouse in 1805. It shaped part of his plans to...Read More
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Piller - Active Power XT MMS Adds New Modular System with Extended Run Time
Active Power announces the addition of its CleanSource® XT MMS 50Hz and 60Hz series from 225 kW to 2000 kW adding a new extended run time modular system to its highly successful CleanSource® family of UPS products, offering powerful new solutions for scalable applications. The launch enables Active Power, part of the Piller Group, to offer upgraded performance and longer run time for the data centre and industrial...Read More
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SPC Supply Stainless Steel Trench Heating to High Spec London Office Development
SPC, a British manufacturer of heating and cooling coils, fan convectors, trench heaters, radiant panels and heat pipes, has supplied Stainless Steel trench heaters to a new office development in Weston Street, London SE1. Designed by Stirling Prize winners AHMM Architects, the office is part of a mixed-use development that also includes a number of upmarket apartments. The stainless steel trench heaters were specified...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Change is Coming to the UK Chiller Market
With the implications of Lot 21 starting to impact on the heating and cooling sectors, Head of Marketing & Sales Strategy, Phil Ord, looks at what this is likely to mean for the Chiller sector. In case you missed it, Lot 21 or directive (EU) 2016/2281 which came into effect at the beginning of 2018 is now starting to have an effect on the choices available for air conditioning, heating and cooling products, high temperature process chillers...Read More
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Uponor - Underfloor Heating vs Conventional Radiator System
Which system is best? When deciding on a heating system for your home or office, there are two main choices: 1) Underfloor heating 2) Conventional radiator system Underfloor heating is a relatively new concept, where as a conventional radiator system has been in practice since the beginning of the 20th century. But which one is more suitable for you? The content below will help you to decide: 1. Comfort An underfloor heating...Read More
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Aico Unveils New Interactive CPD Training Scheme at FIREX Stand A625
Aico - the market leader in domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms - will be relaunching its award-winning Expert Installer CPD accredited training scheme at this year’s FIREX (19th - 21st June, ExCel London) on stand A625, in addition to showcasing its alarm ranges. Taster sessions of the new, improved Expert Installer will be held twice a day at FIREX in Aico’s on-stand mini theatre. To date, Expert Installer has...Read More
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EMCEL Filters - Do you Need an Odour Removal Unit for your Commercial Kitchen?
Are you frying onions? Regularly cooking fish? You may need an EMCEL Katercarb Unit! The Environment Agency has the power to issues abatement notices for Commercial Kitchens if smells are considered a nuisance. If this happens give us a call. An EMCEL Filters Carbon Unit reduces odour and ensures you can continue to make delicious food without any issues! To meet the odour control requirements of the catering...Read More
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Lighting Styles - White Cordyline Spiked Light Pendant
The spiky leaves on the great ceiling light remind us of a Cordyline from Southeast Asia and the Pacific rim. The design uses multiple layers of plastic which hide the lamp, yet filter light through. The pendant is around 400mm in diameter with a depth of 400mm or so, great for bigger spaces and will work well in living rooms, bedrooms or garden rooms. Great for the minimal style home that requires something different. The flex...Read More
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Grundfos Pump School Enrolling Now
The Grundfos Pump School has re-opened its doors and is now offering a choice of 11 courses covering topics that relate to a wide range of applications including fire, dosing and wastewater. This year we are pleased to introduce 2 new courses to the curriculum that are specifically aimed at people working with pump solutions in industrial and building services applications. Courses are held over one day and include the opportunity to...Read More
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Gilberts (Blackpool) - Colour Options
A £400k investment in enabling more colour in buildings. Gilberts Blackpool has made this capital expenditure in a new state of the art powder coating facility which doubles the capacity over the company’s previous installation. It also delivers greater reliability of paint adhesion and finish, through all planes. The combination means improved reliability in lead times and delivery of any of Gilberts’ grilles, diffusers or louvres. The new plant is...Read More
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DMS - The LX Turbine Meter - For Hygienic Applications
The LX Turbine Meter is a popular and smart choice for hygienic applications, the LX meter range is supplied with a 101a totaliser digital display, which shows the accumulated volume and live flows. The LX has 2 power options, internal battery power or 24vdc supply. The LX turbine meter is suitable for grade food and agricultural applications, this is thanks to the LX’s stainless steel body, which allows liquid to pass through...Read More
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Shutterly Fabulous - Choosing the Right Shutters for Patio Doors
Want to put shutters on your French doors? We can help you find the right shutter style and design for you. What are the benefits of shutters for French or patio doors? Whether you have traditional double French doors or contemporary folding, sliding patio doors, shutter door window dressing is the perfect addition. Why? First of all, if they are installed on a track they can be pushed to the side to enhance the view looking out the doors. They look...Read More
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