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Frenger Exports Compact MSCBs to ANTHC Sky Bridge, USA
Frenger have successfully exported their slimline Compact™ ‘active’ Multi Service Chilled Beams ((MSCBs) to the US. The ANTHC Sky Bridge, in Anchorage, Alaska, has recently been constructed to connect the Patient Housing facility to the ANMC Hospital to offer improved access for patients and families that have to travel to ANMC for care. Frenger worked closely with the design team Jernstrom Engineering (Mechanical...Read More
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ABB & Formula E Partner to Write the Future of E-Mobility
ABB and Formula E are teaming up in a ground-breaking partnership to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future. Since its first race in Beijing in September 2014, Formula E has established itself as the number one all-electric international motor sport. In the next level of development, global pioneering technology leader ABB is bringing its name and innovation and technology leadership to the series, which will be now known as...Read More
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Viessmann - New PACE Scheme & MCS Certification make Viessmann’s Fuel Cell...
The Viessmann Vitovalor 300-P fuel cell boiler has been reduced in price from £18,000 to £9,990, largely as a result of Viessmann’s participation in the new European PACE project. It has also gained MCS certification, entitling owners to claim approximately £6,000 over 10 years from the UK government’s feed-in-tariff. The 45 per cent price reduction makes the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell boiler as affordable as a heat pump...Read More
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Heat Mat will be Running Another Series of Award-Winning Installer Training Days
We are taking our expert technical knowledge and installation tips on the road again in 2018. Our dedicated installer training days will be taking place throughout the UK with the aim of helping installers fit systems in the most efficient and professional way. "A large reason for running these courses is to stop people from making mistakes when installing. They're not installing badly on purpose, but because no one has ever taught them how...Read More
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SPC Radiant Panels are in the ‘Zone’
British manufacturers, SPC, are now offering a zone control kit as an option on radiant panel orders. Teaming up with industry leader Belimo, SPC have put together a high quality zone control kit that comprises a Belimo rotary actuator, Belimo zone valve plus a dual sensing digital thermostat and black bulb temperature sensor. The kit is supplied pre-packaged for ease of identification on site. Richard Glanville , Technical Sales...Read More
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Roxtec Secures Rail Infrastructure in Belgium
The Roxtec sealing system for cables, conduits and pipes is used all over Belgium in traction power substations, cable trenches, railway stations, tunnels, shelters and cabinets along the tracks. The seals are fire rated and can shield an area against smoke, gas, water ingress, humidity and dust while assuring protection from rodents, vibration, cable pull and also current surge. Preventing accidents and downtime from rodent...Read More
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Grundfos Graduates with Honours
Edinburgh University admitted its first students as far back as 1583. This makes it the 6th oldest English-speaking university in the world. Over the centuries it has produced a litany of impressive alumni that have included Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Darwin and JM Barrie, to name but a few. The McEwan Hall has historically been the university’s venue for graduations, examinations and concerts. Dating back to 1897, it was much...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Time for R32 to be at the Heart of your Project
As part of the launch of our newest range of R32 air conditioning systems we will be hosting a webinar on 15th March 2018 at 2pm. The 2014 F–Gas Regulations will bring about significant changes to the air conditioning industry, affecting end users, facilities managers, specifiers and installers alike. This landmark ruling has one key objective: to reduce F–Gas emissions by 79% between 2015 and 2030, by cutting the availability...Read More
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Crabtree Miniature RCBOs - With Switched Neutral as Standard
A range of Starbreaker plug in, MCB sized RCBOs for use in domestic household premises and similar installations. Starbreaker miniature RCBOs bring higher levels of safety to an electrical installation and its users because they include switched neutral as standard and bring cost savings by reducing installation and testing times. Safer installations means safer homes Starbreaker Miniature RCBOs with switched neutral built in...Read More
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Advanced - Can Bitcoin Energy Consumption Destabilise World Power Grids?
In terms of industry and business needs, the answer is definitely ‘maybe’. Let’s look at the issue in more detail: First of all, Bitcoin recently peaked at an exchange value of almost $18,000 (USD). This is important because it is driving the demand to ‘mine’ more Bitcoins through the roof. You can now even trade in Bitcoin Futures at specialty stock exchanges. A quick look at the chart will demonstrate just how dramatic, and...Read More
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Schneider Electric - Life Is On with Schneider Electric at Houzz of 2018
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is showcasing some of its latest smart home solutions at the Houzz of 2018, a pop-up, five-storey installation in Soho inspired by the most exciting 2018 design trends. Schneider Electric will promote its partners in the domestic electrician industry and inspire homeowners with interior design solutions and stylish wiring accessories for residential...Read More
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Spirax Sarco - A Sweet Partnership: Ragus Pure Sugars Celebrates 10 Years...
Leading importer and manufacturer of sugar products Ragus Pure Sugars, is celebrating a decade of continued carbon reductions thanks to its partnership with a global steam specialist. Prioritising environmental values, Ragus Pure Sugars invests in technology and processes that help to reduce water consumption in sugar manufacturing, while improving production and packaging efficiencies. Since 2007, Ragus Pure...Read More
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VEKA - Independent Network Says there’s Never been a Better Time to Join
Independent Network powered by VEKA, the nation’s premier installer network, is inviting companies to join the organisation at a time when they can take advantage of record levels of investment and benefit from an innovative new consumer strategy. A promotional programme being delivered across the country is currently highlighting the opportunity for companies to join, by sharing the ‘Top Ten’ advantages of membership this...Read More
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Artemide - Louvre Abu Dhabi Designed by Jean Nouvel
The light of Artemide enhances the works on display at the new Abu Dhabi Louvre. Here the reflection on the relationship between light and architecture which Jean Nouvel and Artemide have been conducting for some time has found a fruitful field of experimentation, leading to the development of a new version of the Cata spotlight designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua. "Illuminating the Abu Dhabi Louvre required a projector capable to...Read More
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