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Vertiv - IT Power Distribution
A power distribution unit (PDU) is a device with multiple outlets used for distributing power to servers and other IT equipment within the data centre. The PDU does not generate power but rather distributes power from the power source available during normal operation. In the event of an outage, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) picks up the power load while the generator ramps up to begin providing power to the facility. The floor PDU then distributes...Read More
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Munters - AHU Fan Upgrade Saves Airport 15gwh of Energy Per Year! Here’s How…
One of Heathrow’s goals is to operate a ZERO carbon airport infrastructure by 2050. Such an ambitious goal for reducing carbon impact calls for serious energy saving initiatives and thanks to Munters AHU upgrade offering this can be become a reality. Operating four huge passenger terminals, covering almost 600,000 m², the amount of energy used for creating a comfortable indoor climate for passengers, shopkeepers and employees is...Read More
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Contactum - Safety Notice Closed - Defender Board
On 10/10/2018, Contactum issued a Product Safety Notice in response to two instances where the Main Neutral Cable within a Defender Consumer Unit had experienced heat damage on the Neutral Terminal. The two cables of concern were of an old design, which had been superseded and therefore, Contactum decided to immediately embark upon a cable replacement program for potentially affected products whilst it undertook its...Read More
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Selectaglaze - Refurbished Bells Chime on Considerately: Praise be to Selectaglaze!
The Grade I Listed St Andrew’s Church in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire dates back to Saxon times has just refurbished its historic bells. Part of the refurbishment was to improve the dilapidated sound insulation and thermal retention to the louvres in the church tower. Recent assessments have emphasised the poor installation and condition of the fittings, most of which date from the 19th century. Fundraising carried out over a six month...Read More
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Lighting Styles - Molecule Mouth-Blown Glass Pendant
This mouth-blown series of lighting is by no surprise one of our most popular. It fits any occasion or location and spreads curiosity in a cluster of colours or a simple row of smoky balls. A Danish design hanging pendant with a glass shade and available in 5 very interesting glass colours and two sizes. Each glass ball has a circle cut out to show the lamp and is edged in a contrasting colour of either gold or silver. A wall light and chandelier...Read More
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ABB Distribution Solutions - Rail Live 2019
Come and visit us at Rail Live on stand S7 for the most comprehensive outdoor rail industry event. ABB is a world leading independent supplier of innovative and reliable technologies for train manufacturers and railway operators. From HVAC systems to brake systems to power distribution, ABB offers low voltage components for all types of rail applications. We look forward to seeing you there! Venue: Quinton Rail Technology Centre...Read More
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Unitrunk - Madden Joins Unitrunk’s Manchester Team as Commercial Lead
Cable management specialist, Unitrunk, has appointed Tom Madden to the post of commercial lead at the company’s Manchester depot. The appointment is part of a strategic move by Unitrunk to leverage its national depot network and drive customer engagement around the UK and Ireland. In addition to the Manchester depot, the company has depots in Harlow, Bristol, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Livingstone and Dublin, along with stockholding...Read More
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Ecodek - Wildlife Trust & its Beautiful Reserves
There is no question of how much Ecodek values the environment and wildlife. Ecodek has worked tirelessly to reach our eco-credentials and they are something we are incredibly proud of. The manufacture of our product is a carbon negative process, from cradle to gate, meaning we not only do not add any carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, but we do remove it, as proved by BioComposites Centre at Bangor University. To make...Read More
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Legrand Makes Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Appointment
Legrand, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, has appointed an Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Manager for its UK and Ireland business. Mitra Goodger, an experienced management consultant, will help to optimise Legrand’s sustainability and contribution to the circular economy while leading on the company’s broad energy efficiency programme. Her role will also include looking at...Read More
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VEKA - IN Members Help Transform Property of Injured Homeowner
Frames Conservatories Direct (FCD), based in Bury St Edmunds, has completed a conservatory for a local caretaker who was left partially paralysed after a devastating fall. MD and Owner of FCD, Adrian Lewis, contacted Colin White and his wife Jo to offer assistance after reading their story in the local paper. Adrian explains: “I saw that the family were hoping the community would help them in some way to build a conservatory at the...Read More
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Gilberts Expands Building Services Expertise
Product knowledge enhanced by practical expertise is now available to air movement specialists in the south as a result of changes at Gilberts Blackpool. The company has appointed Mark Gallop as its new Area Sales Manager (South and South East). Mark, from Camberley, Surrey, brings with him almost 25 years’ experience in technical sales of building services components. Mark’s technical sales expertise is supplemented...Read More
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Grundfos Deliver a Second Term
At Grundfos we understand that you are busy, but also that you are also keen to find time to learn more about pumps, so we are pleased to offer you a range of training options. The first one is our Ecademy, this on-line education platform is open 24/7 and has been dispensing knowledge and rewarding successful module completion since 2008. With a wide range of topics that cover both general industry knowledge as well as product specifics tasks...Read More
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