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Spirax Sarco - Service Contracts: The Easy Way to Achieve Operational Efficiency
Running a steam business is a busy job full of deadlines and complexities and sometimes it can become difficult to stay on top of system upkeep. So how do plant managers make sure that their steam system operates at peak efficiency, even when it’s difficult to work out what needs doing and when? Iain Harper, Service Sales Manager UK and Ireland at Spirax Sarco explains: Chances are, the most cost-effective way for...Read More
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Vertiv & 451 Research Survey Reveals Operators Fear Increasing Energy Costs...
Vertiv, together with technology analyst firm 451 Research, has released the findings of an in-depth survey which reveals a good sense of optimism about the services 5G will enable and the interplay with edge computing. The majority of telecoms operators surveyed believe the 5G era will start in earnest in 2021 in all geographies, with 88 percent of respondents planning to deploy 5G in 2021-2022. However, more than 90 percent of...Read More
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Daikin Applied - Celebrating International Women’s Day
Congratulations to Angela Brand our After Sales Manager - who won the Higher and Degree Apprentice of the year awards hosted by Newcastle college. Glyn Neasham from Hodgson Sayers presents Angela Brand with the Higher and Degree Apprentice of the Year Award for “her passion and commitment” showing exceptional leadership skills! Angela Brand, or Angie as she prefers to be known as, joined Daikin Applied (UK)...Read More
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FläktGroup to Offer a Glimpse of Inner Workings of Cooling Solutions at DCW
FläktGroup will demonstrate two of their data centre cooling solutions via special exhibition units, enabling visitors to see its Adia-DENCO and Multi-DENCO F-version products in action at DCW at ExCel, London on the 12th and 13th of March 2019, on stand D1030. The product demonstrations form part of a programme of activities to help data centre managers control their operating conditions in the most energy efficient way. In addition...Read More
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Catnic - Contour North & South
Contour North and South is located just off of Chircombe Lane near the River Torridge in Bideford, Devon. The land, bought by developer Grenco Limited, proved to be the perfect setting for the contemporary buildings. Designed by Fearnley Lott Architects, the team wanted a roofing system that could provide a modern aesthetic to juxtapose with the surrounding environment. In addition, it was crucial that the chosen roofing material could...Read More
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Aico Sponsors Scottish Housing Festival
Aico - the market leader in domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms - will not only be exhibiting at this year’s Scottish Housing Festival (12-13th March, SEC, Glasgow) but is also a key sponsor. A Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) event, the Scottish Housing Festival is Scotland’s biggest housing conference and exhibition. This year’s message is: a safe and secure home is at the heart of supporting people and communities...Read More
ABB Fast-Chargers Prove Reliability in Frozen Arctic & Desert Heat
Terra 53 DC chargers from ABB have proven their absolute reliability during extreme cold-weather testing at the Jaguar Land Rover Ice Academy, in Arjeplog, Sweden, by powering an I-PACE eTROPHY racecar. Running the I-PACE at sub-zero temperatures, at a test track on the edge of the Arctic Circle, required the unmodified Terra 53 units to charge the car’s 90kWh battery in conditions outside its normal operating range. Chris Crump...Read More
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Electrium - RCDs & the 18th Edition
People talking about RCDs and the 18th Edition is, most of the time, a good thing, but occasionally it’s a dangerous thing, says Electrium, home to brands such as Crabtree & Wylex. Electrium has been hearing reports that one RCD company is encouraging its customers to standardise on one type of RCD. This type of advice doesn’t actually follow the requirements within the wiring regulations and it may prevent designers from...Read More
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Purus’ Stainless Steel WCs Now in use at London’s Borough Market
Purus Limited are a Swedish manufacturer of stainless steel drainage channels, floor gullies and level-access drainage solutions who also offer a range of premium Stainless Steel Sanitaryware products. The stainless steel WCs from Purus’ Sanitaryware range are now in use at the public toilet facilities at the historic Borough Market in London. Robust, durable and hygienic, Purus’ Stainless Steel Sanitaryware is ideal for this world-renowned...Read More
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TROX UK - Construction of New Warehouse is Completed
Construction of a new storage and distribution building for TROX UK on Caxton Way in Thetford has been completed and officially handed over by the project team. Designed by Rees Pryer Architects and built by Mixbrow Construction, the new 20,000 square feet warehouse and undercroft carpark, together with a canopy linking the new building with the existing facility has taken 34 weeks to complete. However, an unusual aspect of the...Read More
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Ecodek - Futurebuild 2019 - Thank You
With the climax of Futurebuild 2019, we have been overwhelmed by quantity of visitors to our stand, all with positive comments about our products. What a fabulous and diverse quality of visitors to the show! We were also very pleased to welcome to our stand delegates and members from Made in Britain, an independent organisation dedicated to celebrating and supporting British manufacturers of every size. We are very proud to be members...Read More
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Wienerberger Bricks Create Impressive Façades at Storey’s Field Community Centre
A joint venture by the University of Cambridge and Cambridge City Council, Storey’s Field offers Eddington residents an important multi-use space, walled garden and a 100-place nursery. The £8.3 million project was informed by months of consultancy with the local community. Designed by McInnes Usher McKnight Architects (MUMA), the municipal hub features Wienerberger’s Con Mosso facing bricks and special bricks...Read More
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