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Pilkington - Thinking outside of the Box with Pilkington Planar
The Box Moor Trust, a charitable organisation dedicated to the upkeep of open spaces in the stunning Hertfordshire countryside, recently chose Pilkington Planar™ for its new Centre. Pilkington Planar™ was installed in conjunction with Pilkington Suncool™ and Pilkington Optifloat™ for the atrium of the new building. The Box Moor Trust wanted a design that would showcase the new centre creating something striking, but still very...Read More
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Viessmann Boiler Featured on Channel 4 Television Series
A model from Viessmann’s best selling Vitodens 111-W range of domestic boilers has appeared in property renovation series Double Your House for Half the Money. The 26 kW gas-fired condensing boiler was fitted by Viessmann installer and director of Gas Safety Plus Ltd, Gary Lewis, in an Interwar terrace property in Whitstable, Kent, as part of a total revamp of the home which hadn’t been modified since the 1960s. The second...Read More
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Schneider Electric - Making Waves with Laser Vago
Schneider electric, a global specialist in energy management, is celebrating the record breaking achievements of its head of UK consumer retail as he smashed the current world speed record by 0.3mph in his Laser Vago sailing dinghy. John Davies and his nephew Jack reached the heady speeds of 17.6mph at the West Kirby Marine Lake on the Wirral, Cheshire on August 30th, smashing the previous world record of 17.3mph. “It started...Read More
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Crown Paints to Sponsor ITV’s ‘Through the Keyhole’ Comeback with Keith Lemon
Lancashire-based paint brand has confirmed a deal with ITV and FremantleMedia UK marking the brand’s first ever TV sponsorship in a move to engage the mass Saturday night audience. Hosted by Keith Lemon, Through the Keyhole premiered on Saturday 31 August on ITV’s flagship channel in the coveted post-X Factor slot. The show sees Keith visiting the homes of the rich and famous and inviting celebrity panellists to guess the...Read More
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Artemide to Exhibit at New Design Event, Design Quarter 2013
Lighting specialist Artemide announce its participation in new design event, Design Quarter 2013. Taking place in Birmingham Design Quarter, it is the first event of its kind to celebrate interior design and architecture in the City of Birmingham. The event will be an opportunity for Architects and Interior designers to see the latest innovations and designs in the industry. On display will be a selection of classic and newly launched...Read More
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Knauf Rallies to the BIM Revolution
Knauf – the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems – is among the first to make Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects of its products available for download. BIM is set to revolutionise the way in which buildings are designed, constructed and maintained by assembling multiple data streams so that the design team can then generate a comprehensive virtual 3D model of a building...Read More
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Flowcrete UK takes its ‘Get More From Floors’ Message to the Northern Manufacturing...
Flowcrete UK will be highlighting how its 30 year heritage has supported North West manufacturers and enabled the region’s industry to get more from floors at a key event in the exhibition calendar. The flooring manufacturer – which has its headquarters in Cheshire – is attending the Northern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition at Event City, Manchester on October 2 and 3. From Stand C103, Flowcrete will be showing how its...Read More
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Daikin UK - New Deputy Marketing Manager for Daikin UK
Simone O’Connor has joined Daikin UK as Deputy Marketing Manager. O’Connor, a senior marketing professional with more than 20 years’ cross-sector experience, joins the company fresh from several high-profile marketing roles. O’Connor comes on board at a very exciting time for both Daikin UK and the sector: “It’s thrilling to be joining the market leader in environmentally responsible, renewable energy heating, ventilation and air...Read More
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Gent’s FDA System makes the Grade at Goldington Academy
An innovative fire detection and alarm (FDA) solution from fire industry experts Gent by Honeywell has been selected to protect the Goldington Academy in Bedford. A Gent three panel S-Quad dual optical network has been installed across the middle school’s 1960s’ education blocks, including a sports hall and an arts centre/gymnasium. The Goldington Academy, renowned for both its educational standard and its...Read More
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Trend Control Systems Demonstrates Guaranteed Energy Savings for Estate Managers...
Trend Control Systems will be exhibiting on stand C37 at this year’s Healthcare Estates exhibition, October 8th – 9th, with a clear message to estate and facilities managers that by simply making a Trend BEMS work harder, they can rest assured that their healthcare estate will deliver optimal work and care environments, and return significant energy and carbon reductions. Trend has developed an offering that enables a defined...Read More
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Munters - Meat Wholesaler Cuts Energy Cost with MX2700 Dehumidifiers
Chester Wholesale Meats in South Africa provides packaged and processed meat and poultry products. Chester is an importer with wholesale outlets and a retail chain of 15 butcheries. It has also expanded into commercial cold-storage. Durban's moist and warm climate raised production costs as well as affected the working environment of the plant. The problem was caused by moist air moving inwards from the truck...Read More
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Emergi-Lite Attend The Hotel Show 2013
Emergi-Lite will be displaying its range of innovative emergency lighting solutions at the forthcoming Hotel Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 28-30 September. From stylish and cost efficient LED downlighters and exit signs in the renowned Serenga range, through to Naveo online inspection and maintenance systems, Emergi-Lite enables customers to achieve the maximum benefit in investment whilst providing reliable...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex - Glen Smith joins Marshall-Tufflex
Cable management specialist Marshall-Tufflex has appointed Glen Smith as its new sales representative for South East London, South West London and Surrey. Glen has worked in the electrical industry for a number of years, starting his career with Edmundson Electrical from school. Most recently he worked in London as a sales office manager for its instrumentation division, Specialist Instrument Services, dealing with wholesalers...Read More
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Dulux Trade Pyroshield Paint Protects Affordable Homes
Residents in five developments of flats in the South West of England, managed by Magna Housing Association, are benefitting from brighter communal areas and improved fire safety standards, thanks to coatings from the Dulux Trade Pyroshield flame retardant paint range. Magna Housing Association provides and manages over 6,500 affordable homes to rent and buy. When the communal areas of five of its blocks of flats needed...Read More
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