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Eaton to Demonstrate Solutions for Maximising Solar Power Harvest at Intersolar...
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced it will be presenting its portfolio of electrical solutions for the safe, efficient harvest and grid connection of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy at Intersolar Europe 2013, one of the world’s leading exhibitions for the solar industry, from 19 - 21 June in Munich, Germany. Eaton and recently acquired Cooper Industries will demonstrate the combined commitment to sustainable energy...Read More
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Thomas & Betts - All the News from Railtex 2013
Wow, what an event! The UK's definitive rail event Railtex returned to Earls Court, London for its 11th edition between 30th April and the 2nd May, bringing together more than 300 exhibitors covering all sectors of the rail supply market. It was fantastic for us to speak to so many passionate engineers about their requirements and future projects. This is incredibly important for us to ensure we can best support you in the future. Thomas & Betts now...Read More
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JS Air Curtains - Air Curtain Collaboration at Drapers Gardens
Air curtain specialist, JS Air Curtains, and entrance specialist, Blue Chyp, have recently supplied and installed four revolving door air curtains at Drapers Garden office complex in the City of London. Blue Chyp was called in by its partners, Boon Edam, who had installed four revolving doors at the impressive 16 floor office complex to provide front and rear access to the reception hall. Constant use of the doors was creating severe draughts...Read More
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Legrand - Plugs into Potential of Electric Event
Leading electrical manufacturer, Legrand, will be urging electrical contractors to use the bus at the ECA’s ‘Electric Event’ (20-22 June) in more ways than one! The company will not only be discussing the advantages of busbar installations, along with building automation and desk modules as part of a workshop programme, but will also be laying on a shuttle bus between the ICC (International Conference Centre) and Legrand’s Birmingham HQ...Read More
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Spirax Sarco - AB World Foods will save 708 Tonnes of CO2 with Spirax Sarco Steam...
A Spirax Sarco steam trap management contract is projected to save AB World Foods 236 tonnes of CO2 a year, for the next three years. Under the new contract the site’s steam trap population will be surveyed and maintained by Spirax Sarco specialists every six months, to ensure it is running at peak efficiency. The investment will pay for itself in only eight months. The Lancashire site uses steam for a variety of applications to produce...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - The Electric Event to Provide Energy Saving Solutions
Electrical contractors interested in supplying domestic energy saving solutions should make a date to attend the Electric Event (June 20-22, Birmingham’s ICC), where Marshall-Tufflex will exhibit and discuss a range of technologies available to the trade. On-stand the energy management specialist will demonstrate its domestic voltage optimisation system Voltis Home and its Domestic Boiler Management unit, both of which can...Read More
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Xylem Lowara UK Sponsors Bolivian Rainforest as Part of Earth Day Celebrations
Xylem Lowara UK has announced the sponsorship of a one acre of rainforest in Bolivia as part of its annual Earth Day celebrations. Xylem Lowara will sponsor the World Land Trust, which will fund the protection of one acre of Bolivian rainforest, and staff were also encouraged to wear green or blue clothing in celebration of the event. The sponsorship, through Xylem Lowara’s Axminster facility, will help secure trees and wildlife in one of the...Read More
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Crown Trade Provides Leicester Apprentice with Stepping Stone to WorldSkills...
South Leicestershire College (SLC) student Kirk Croft, first runner-up in the 2012 Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year national final has been selected to represent the UK at the WorldSkills competition in Leipzig, Germany in July 2013. Just a few weeks after his 19th birthday, Kirk will be representing his country in the Painting & Decorating event, one of 27 vocational skill categories, ranging from Mechanical Engineering to Cooking...Read More
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Giacomini UK - Yate Based Giacomini Shortlisted for Green Award
With a growing team and the introduction of a new and innovative hydrogen powered boiler, 2012 was a good year for Yate based Giacomini (UK) Limited. The company, which is the UK’s leading designer and installer of commercial underfloor heating, was shortlisted for a prestigious industry award for its new hydrogen powered boiler. Giacomini’s H2ydroGem is the world’s first zero emission hydrogen powered boiler...Read More
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Kingspan Access Floors - New Specification Sales Manager Appointed
Kingspan Access Floors has appointed Darrin Andrews as the company’s second Specification Sales Manager as part of a drive to further raise Kingspan’s profile as the market leader in access flooring. Darrin will work alongside Ian Lomas to further develop the company’s relationships with architects, including visiting them when they require one-to-one specification assistance and ensuring that UK-based architects involved in international...Read More
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Danfoss - Social Media – Stay Informed Where & When it suits you
Danfoss Drives make it easy for you to keep up to date with news in the field of frequency converters and soft starters. As well as browsing through our website and subscribing to our inMotion newsletter, it is now possible to talk to Danfoss Drives experts globally through a variety of social media channels. To subscribe to the Danfoss page on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube click on the links below. You decide how and when you want...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Paul Jacobs becomes Technical Support Manager
SIG Design & Technology has promoted Paul Jacobs to the role of Technical Support Manager. Paul originally joined the business in 2006. Over that time, Paul has built up an excellent rapport with the contractors and branch sales support network and will retain some responsibility for support and training. He will manage a newly expanded team of field technicians to assist contractors on-site and take the lead in delivering after-sales...Read More
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Roberts-Gordon - For Warm Air Unit Heaters, Cabinet Heaters & Low-Intensity Radiant...
The NRG Control is a micro-processor based control capable of efficiently controlling ROBERTS GORDON® radiant and warm air equipment. Each control is intended for the operation of a single zone of heating, but is designed so that individual controls may be linked to form a network that will allow information and settings to be available at one or any of the units, dependent upon site configuration. This energy saving control varies the...Read More
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Knauf GIFAfloor takes Access Flooring to another Level
Immensely strong and versatile, Knauf GIFAfloor systems are ideal for raised floor areas requiring continuous or hard finishes such as stone or large format porcelain. A perfect substitute for screed, they also remove a wet trade from site and so save time in the construction programme. Manufactured from calcium sulphate, this robust partial-access raised floor system makes it easy to run services under the floor while its tongue and groove...Read More
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