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CPD Accredited Seminars
As summer is ending have you arranged your CPD requirements for the last 3 months of the year to meet your CPD obligations? We offer an easily accessible range of CPD seminars, Training Courses and Lunch ‘n’ Learn seminars on the CPD Seminars library on BuildingDesign. The extensive range of CPDs listed offer the latest industry information to keep you up to date and gain knowledge and technical skills in your profession...Read More
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ABB Creates ‘Intelligent’ Football Stadium for FK Austria
Smart building technology and innovative electrification solutions have made the once traditional Generali Arena at FK Austria Vienna a modern sporting showcase for connected, safe and energy efficient spaces. ABB, a pioneering technology leader, was appointed to transform the Generali Arena, originally built in 1925, into an intelligent, future proofed venue that incorporates the latest in smart building technology and energy...Read More
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Polyflor - Expona Provides Stylish Finish to Ireland’s Leading Sports Store
A selection of Expona Commercial Stone and Wood effect luxury vinyl tiles were used in the recent renovation work completed at Elverys Sports’ Bridgewater Store in Arklow, Ireland by Tom Walsh Flooring Contractors, Limerick and distributed from Provincial Floor Coverings Ltd. Before laying the new floor significant subfloor preparation was required including the removal of the existing floor covering consisting of porcelain tiles on the main shop...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Ventilated Hidden Eaves Box Gutter Detail in Zinc
The Red Zinc Clad House at Blunham, Bedfordshire case study features a hidden eaves box gutter detail in the standing seam zinc roofing. In this article SIG Design & Technology look at hidden box gutters, when you would use them and what to bear in mind. When to use a hidden eaves box gutter - Hidden box gutters are concealed behind the edge of the roof, rather than attached to the eaves. This has the advantage of making it...Read More
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Servaclean - You’re Only as Good as Your Bar
A restaurant or pub is only as good as its bar - as the primary point of service for your customers, it’s important to make the right first impression, and a well-designed bar can also make things much easier for staff on the other side of the counter. Through repeated use and the passage of time, your bar may start to feel a little dated. If that does become the case, Servaclean are here to help, just as we did for Mitchells and Butlers Premium...Read More
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JS Air Curtains - Happy 20th Anniversary
Having been founded in 1999, JS Air Curtains is celebrating two decades of preventing doorway draughts across the UK. The West Sussex based air curtain specialist is still located at its original head office in Rustington, but has grown from having around 90 units in its catalogue to offering over 450 air curtains Commenting on the anniversary, JS Air Curtains’ UK sales manager, Kerry Jones, said, “The Company’s successful growth...Read More
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Glazing Vision - Experimentation Meets Tradition in this Striking London Extension
Essential in bringing daylight into this resplendent family home were Glazing Vision’s Ridgeglaze roof light and modular Flushglaze fixed rooflight. Incorporating these stylish rooflights, have created a feature within the newly built extension, introducing plenty of natural daylight and helping to create a much brighter open space. The key goals of this project were to create a bright new kitchen and living space while also allowing the client to enjoy...Read More
Honeywell Security - Implementing Access Control within a Triangle of Trust
Facing the sudden end-of-life of their legacy access control software, here’s how a global packaged goods leader used internal security audits and Honeywell Pro-Watch® Software superior flexibility and scalability to re-gain it at more than 300 locations. The Need - “We were really put in a bind when our legacy access control software provider suddenly announced end-of-life for the product we were using.” said Jeffrey Reed, PepsiCo’s...Read More
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Grundfos Fast Track is on Track
With a fantastic range of WRAS approved booster sets available, Grundfos Pumps have already successfully combined their years of expertise in developing precision booster sets, with their knowledge of market demands. When you add in the bonus of these sets being built at the Grundfos site of engineering excellence in Sunderland, this has meant the realisation of a Booster FastTrack programme that can offer 5-day despatch on twenty-one...Read More
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Andel - Huddersfield-Based Andel’s Managing Director Retires after 27 Years’ Service
After 27 years’ service, Julie Greenwood retires from her position as managing director of Andel, Britain’s largest manufacturer of specialist in-building water, oil and gas leak detection systems. Julie, who retired at the end of July, was the very first Andel employee when she joined in 1992 and as the company grew, she rose up through the ranks eventually becoming MD in 2014. She started in an admin role helping company founder...Read More
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Purus Limited Renew BBA Certificate for 2019 to Include More Drainage Products
Purus Limited, the manufacturer of wetroom drainage and level-access floor gullies, are very proud to have held BBA (British Board of Agrément) Certification on many of their products since their launch in the UK over a decade ago. Purus feel that it has always been key to setting them apart within the wetroom drainage market and remains a big part of why many architects, contractors and designers discover and continue to choose Purus...Read More
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VEKA UK Group - Creative Upcycling
Industry-leading PVCu systems supplier VEKA UK Group has been helping students at a local Sixth Form get ‘hands on’ with creative engineering. Mark Jones and Ben Kenny from VEKA UK Group’s maintenance department have been assisting with the Thomas Whitham Sixth Form STEM project which saw students recycle bicycles into a range of creative new items. ‘Renovate-Innovate-Create’ were the aims of the four-day...Read More
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