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Frenger Supplies Electric Radiant Panels to Corsham Digital Mansion
Corsham Mansion has been transformed from just a listed heritage building into a mix of ‘new meets old’ to create a business and Innovation hub as part of a complete redevelopment and substantial multi-million-pound building extension which included Frenger’s electric radiant heating throughout. The new build extension creates a magnificent modern new main entrance at ground floor level which also has meeting and seminar rooms...Read More
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Unitrunk Provides a Study in Simpler Specification at Coventry Uni Library
Multi-compartment trunking from cable management specialist, Unitrunk, is being used to provide the new data and electrical cabling infrastructure for an upgrade to the library at Coventry University. Designed by Birmingham-based practice, Associated Architects, the £2.1 million library upgrade includes a new entrance, reception and café for the library, along with refurbishment of some of the study areas. To enable the library to...Read More
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Waterloo Air Products - Luxury Multi-Million Pound Apartments
Apartments complete with floor-to-ceiling glazing, stunning views and luxury resident facilities including a swimming pool and cinema, have sold in London. Riverlight occupies a prime central London location directly fronting the River Thames and comprises a group of six pavilions ranging from 12 to 20 storeys in height. As part of the multi-million pound project, air distribution products were supplied by expert manufacturers, Waterloo Air...Read More
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SPC - You Create the Vision. We Create the Comfort
An increasing number of buildings are incorporating large areas of glazing in their design. While the increase in natural daylight is beneficial, it makes maintaining a comfortable room temperature challenging. Trench heating and cooling units are the ideal solution to the problems associated with heat losses and gains due to full height glazing. Maintaining temperature Solar gain is heat gain from the sun passing directly into the room...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design
Designing roofing with multiple materials is very satisfying but it can be a challenge in terms of risk. SIG Design & Technology look at what you can do to execute your design vision with honesty to materials and still achieve a robust, efficient outcome. Benefits of using Multiple Material Roofs - When we are designing a roof, it isn’t always the case that a single material or system will tick all the boxes, even when the roof form is relatively simple...Read More
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TORMAX - Minimalist Access for City Office
Situated in the heart of Birmingham’s commercial quarter, the Colmore Building has undergone a £3.5m enhancement project and now offers 310,000 sq ft of highly specified office space. A full glass, manual revolving door, manufactured and installed by TORMAX, delivers elegant and efficient access into tenanted office space. Adjacent to this, two TORMAX automatic swing doors have been installed either side of an existing revolving door...Read More
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C&B Systems - Cost Effective Locker Solution
SGVK13 is a sturdy cabinet housing made of galvanized and plastic-coated sheet steel. A 13 mm thick HPL door characterise this range of lockers. The robust construction is easy to clean and has an appealing design. Product features: • Lockers made of galvanized and plastic-coated sheet steel with SGL door • The doors are made of 13 mm SGL solid core panels • Integrated break-in protection for security • The cabinets are flexible in...Read More
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BMI Icopal & BMI Redland Combine to Deliver a Thief-Proof Roof
Sympathetic locally-sourced materials, technical expertise and market-leading guarantees led Vale of Glamorgan Council to choose BMI Redland and BMI Icopal materials when re-roofing an early 20th century primary school. “We chose BMI because it could offer us 15-year guarantees on the products; the roof slate was made from locally-sourced materials and because the pitched and flat products could work in conjunction on the details...Read More
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ABB Power Quality - IFA2 Project Reaches Half-Way Point
ABB’s project to deliver HVDC converter stations in Hampshire, England and France for the IFA2 (Interconnexion France Angleterre 2) link has reached its halfway mark. IFA2 is a 1,000 MW interconnector between France and the U.K. and upon completion, it will connect the grids of England and France. ABB’s scope is to deliver the HVDC converter stations at either end of the link during a 43-month contract. The project is on track to be...Read More
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VEKA Comes to the Four on Burnley Business Awards Shortlist
Industry-leading PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group has been shortlisted in four categories of the upcoming Burnley Business Awards! The Lancashire manufacturer is no stranger to these Awards having, in recent years, been named ‘Business of the Year’ twice in a row, and ‘Employer of the Year’ at the most recent BBA event. 2019 sees VEKA Group shortlisted for ‘Manufacturing Excellence’, ‘Employer of the Year’...Read More
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Grundfos Pumps - Pump Selection takes Center Stage
Making the right pump selection can be a complex process as there are many variables that need to be taken into the mix. This is why Grundfos Pumps have spent many years refining their online selector The Grundfos Product Center. Today this online search and sizing tool will help you choose the right pump to meet your needs, regardless of if you are looking at a new or a replacement project, or even if you just want to find out more information...Read More
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