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Breathing Buildings - Changing the World of Low-Energy Ventilation
Breathing Buildings was formed in 2006 following the development of the proprietary e-stack mixing ventilation system, as part of a major research programme at Cambridge University and MIT, funded by BP. The technology was filed for patent by the University of Cambridge, and Breathing Buildings has exclusive rights to this IP. Since then, we have changed the world of ventilation. The company is now the UK’s leading provider of controlled...Read More
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Unitrunk - A Sustainable Focus for Unitrunk
In the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic, many businesses have realised the importance of making changes within their organisations and production practices to pave the way for a more sustainable future. Sustainability has been a key element to innovation and design at Unitrunk for years, but more recently we have taken several steps to further enhance our sustainable approach to business. Most recently, following the installation of solar panels...Read More
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Zehnder - Ambitious Decarbonisation Programme Set to Transform Social Housing
Improving the energy efficiency of the existing housing stock is not always a straightforward process. The UK’s existing building stock currently accounts for approximately 30% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. New housing only accounts for 1-2% of the total building stock each year, and 80% of the UK’s existing housing will still be in use by 2050. Tackling the climate crisis requires a rapid shift to low-carbon economies and...Read More
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Gilberts Helps Secure a Working Environment for 21st Century Policing
Gilberts is supporting Conlon Construction enabling Lancashire Constabulary to deliver facilities and services that are fit for purpose in line with changing laws. The Blackpool ventilation manufacturer has supplied more than 300 air movement and control units for the refurbishment of Skelmersdale Police Station. The project follows Gilberts’ provision of similar for one of the Constabulary’s main Operating Centres two years...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - How to Choose Liquid Waterproofing Products for...
SIG Design & Technology’s Training and Installation Manager Paul Jacobs looks at how installers choose and install cold applied liquid waterproofing for flat roofs. Cold-applied liquid waterproofing products continue to be a popular choice largely down to their speed and simplicity of the product. Contractors can easily pick up a can of product, apply with a brush, job finished and onto the next projects. What could go wrong? The...Read More
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Harlequin Floors - Setting Up an Outdoor Performance Area
With longer, lighter evenings and the end of a long hibernation period for dance companies and theatres, excitement is building about the long-awaited return of dance and theatre productions. Many venues are creating outdoor performance spaces to welcome their audiences back again safely. Dancers performing outside require the same flooring as they have in the studio, but it needs to be able to withstand the weather. Harlequin has a...Read More
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