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Pilkington - Solar Control Glass Gives Landmark Dubai Tower the Coolest Views
The Palm Tower, a new landmark from master developer Nakheel, under construction at the heart of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah, promises that each of its luxury hotel rooms and apartments will feature one of the best views in the city. To achieve this, the 52-storey, 240-metre-tall hotel and residential building will be clad entirely in glass. Of course, Dubai’s climate means that preventing excessive heat build-up inside heavily glazed...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Eco Green Roof Systems
SIG Design & Technology are working with Eco Green Roofs (EGR) to provide guaranteed green roof and blue roof systems. Partnering with Eco Green Roofs allows SIG to offer a full built up system which combines expertise on both the green roofing and waterproofing under one package. Eco Green Roof System - Eco Green Roof provides guaranteed systems that replicate the natural growing environment for plants. Using a wide range of...Read More
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Samsung brings New Cooling Solution to London Office Block
Mews Systems, a modern office in London has been refurbished with a brand-new heating and cooling system from Samsung. Samsung is the world leader in climate solutions and its two pipe VRF System was installed to improve working conditions in the summer and winter months. Chillflame Limited, an Air Conditioning supplier, installed the heating and cooling solution within the London office block. The client had a large open plan office...Read More
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FläktGroup - FläktPack AHUs
FläktPack AHUs and why they are the cost-effective choice for difficult installs. How are new AHUs generally delivered to site? They are delivered in sections at the kerbside. All sections are offloaded from the lorry and lifted and shifted to the plant room or roof. Why flat packing? Generally, due to the fact that shifting from kerbside (our standard delivery) to the AHU plant room, there are pinching points on the path. Pinching points along...Read More
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ABB Distribution Solutions - UK Coatings Firm Selects ABB Ability™
Transcontinental Advanced Coatings extends successful pilot of ABB’s smart sensor monitoring and predictive maintenance solution as it aims for zero downtime. Industrial coatings producer Transcontinental Advanced Coatings has successfully piloted ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring on critical equipment at its UK facility. The manufacturer used the pilot project to enhance the existing predictive maintenance regime...Read More
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Gilberts (Blackpool) - Stand Alone to Achieve Optimum Control
How do you balance the need to prevent wasted energy, and ensure occupants are comfortable, without having to spend money and time connecting ventilation to building management systems? Gilberts Blackpool, the UK’s leading air movement specialist, has the answer: thermal control. The technique means the ventilation inlet - the swirl diffuser - is a stand-alone solution, that adjusts airflow depending on the internal air temperature...Read More
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BMI Icopal - Leeds Duo take the Honours at BMI Apprentice of the Year
Matthew Ford and Oscar Miller have been crowned the pitched and flat roofing BMI Apprentices of the Year as the competition ended in two days of intense scrutiny from a panel of industry-leading figures. At a special gala dinner attended by all the contestants, tutors and employers, the victors received a £1,000 cash prize for each of them to invest in their future, a trophy for the mantelpiece plus a goody bag of high-quality roofing tools...Read More
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SPC - Active Low Surface Temperature Control for Fan Convectors
Unlike other fan-assisted low surface temperature fan convectors ‘Active LST’ control prevents excessive surface temperatures by monitoring the casing temperature at its hottest point. An independent valve opens and closes in direct response to the casing temperature, controlling water flow rate and maintaining the temperature at or below 43°. • Ideal for use in Hospitals, Care Homes or around vulnerable people • Meets NHS...Read More
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Spirax Sarco - Prioritising Environmental Values
From brewing to food processing, steam plays an important role in the food and beverage sector. It is widely used for a variety of production processes, including blanching, bottle washing, and peeling, canning and cooking. Different types of steam, such as filtered and clean steam, can also have a huge impact on the quality of the end product. The food and drink processing industry is labelled as the fourth highest industrial energy user in...Read More
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Lighting Styles - Glass Cluster 7 Light Pendant - Wire Globe Detail
A contemporary designed cluster pendant, featuring clear glass globes and a satinated cylindrical glass inner surrounded by decorative aluminium wire detailing. The polished chrome ceiling plate really completes the look and adds to the simple sophistication of this fixture, with the wire detailing providing a decorative look to the fitting even when unlit. Ideal installed above dining room tables, for that extra special light to awe...Read More
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Grundfos Feeds Your Webination
As more and more of us continue to turn to the web for a wide range of information to assist us in all aspects of our lives, web sites are continuing to develop solutions to answer these needs. At Grundfos we have continued to invest heavily in this area and recent analytics show both increasing new visitor number as well as increasing returning visitor numbers to our site. There are many possible reasons for this, first there is Grundfos...Read More
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Purus - BIM Models Now Available for Purus Line Low-Level Linear Drainage Channel
Purus, the manufacturer of wetroom drainage, floor gullies and linear channel drains, now have BIM Models available to view and download for their recently launched 59mm Purus Line linear drainage channels. Their BIM models are hosted by Magicloud and can be downloaded in Revit to assist with a smooth procurement and specification process from the early stages of a new project all the way through to project management. BIM (Building...Read More
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