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Senior Architectural Systems are building a new plantroom at their Yorkshire base

Fossil fuel consumption to be reduced with new plantroom

Senior Architectural Systems

A new plantroom is being constructed at Senior’s South Yorkshire base in order to reduce the company’s fossil fuel consumption and landfill waste.

GEZE's Slimchain window drive has won a Universal Design Award

Slimchain window drive wins Universal Design Award 2014

GEZE UK

GEZE’s Slimchain window drive has been praised for its innovative design at the Universal Design Awards 2014.

Newco source of of its materials from responsible companies

Window, door and kitchen furniture from Newco is responsibly sourced

Newco Products

Manufacturer of windows, doors and kitchen furniture, Newco, sources all of its materials from responsible businesses, with 90% of surplus being re-used.

Evosta circulators from DAB Pumps

Energy saving Evosta pumps meet new European legislation

DAB Pumps

New range of Evosta high-efficiency energy saving circulators from DAB Pumps enable installers to replace old pumps easily and meet latest European legislation.

Fernox

Latest winner of the monthly Fernox 50th Anniversary prize draw

Fernox

Alex Gladwell from plumbing and heating engineering company Chris Hatcher & Son wins Fernox products worth £600 in the Fernox 50th Anniversary Promotion.

Wood Energy

Wood Energy 20-year biomass boiler warranties match RHI weblink

Wood Energy

Biomass boilers specialist, Wood Energy, introduce 5 new service and maintenance plans for its installations, including 20-year boiler warranties.

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Broken down equipment can be costly and inconvenient for companies

Construction companies must assess the economic life of assets

Eque2

Broken down and old machinery can cause disruption to companies - EQUE2 advises on accessing the economic life of assets when repair or replacement is needed.

FLIR Systems has launched its TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer

TG 165 Imaging IR Thermometer identifies invisible heat patterns download

Flir Systems

FLIR Systems has released its TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer, a compact tool that allows users to see invisible heat patterns, measure temperatures accurately and store images and measurement data for reporting.

IT systems could be hindering the growth of construction companies

IT systems could hinder a company’s growth following financial crisis download

Eque2

Construction companies were affected badly by the global financial crisis of 2008, with many firms forced to change their operations just to survive. Now there are signs of recovery across the industry, find out how IT systems can hinder your company’s recovery.

SAVORTEX EcoCurve hand dryer

Savortex washroom smart technology helps Carillion save energy

Savortex

Carillion to install the Savortex EcoCurve with smart hand dryer technology to help reduce carbon emissions by 50%, cut costs and offer improved services.

Saint-Gobain PAM

Saint-Gobain PAM UK new cast iron shower drain kits downloadweblink

Saint-Gobain PAM UK

Adding to its range of VortX drainage products, Saint-Gobain PAM UK launch a range of complete cast iron shower drain kits supplied boxed,

Scaracen Interiors

Top AIS Award for Saracen refurbishment of Royalty House download

Saracen Interiors

Saracen Interiors wins an AIS (Association of Interior Specialists) gold award for its refurbishment of Royalty House in Watford

Abloy UK have launched the SMARTair Knob Cylinder featuring a Double Reader

SMARTair Knob Cylinder featuring Double Reader launched by Abloy

Abloy UK

The SMARTair Knob Cylinder from Abloy UK features a Double Reader and can be used alongside existing technologies to offer a safe and secure installation.

ASSA ABLOY has added Rack & Pinion door closers to its range

Rack & Pinion door closers added to ASSA ABLOY range

ASSA ABLOY

Rack and Pinion door closers have been included in ASSA ABLOY’s existing door closer range, improving accessibility and fire safety in buildings.

Sprue Safety Products

noCO boiler shut-off system for better protection from lethal CO

Sprue Safety Products

Sprue Safety Products expand range of home safety solutions for added level of protection against potentially lethal carbon monoxide(CO).

Glazing systems are an integral part of fire safety

Evacuation planning for high-rise buildings

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Jane Embury of Wrightstyle examines how glazing systems can be an integral part of ensuring that tenants of a building stay safe in the event of a fire.

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Saint-Gobain Debates

Saint-Gobain Debate: "Is 2015 the year of the mega-merger?"

Tue, 28 Oct 2014

Saint-Gobain’s latest online debate will look towards what the future holds for the industry and our recovering economy, and will consider the motion: “Is 2015 the year of the mega-merger?”

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SmartPly OSB3 panels used to construct printable Wikihouse 4.0 video

Coillte Panel ProductsFri, 24 Oct 2014

SmartPly OSB3 panels from Coillte have been used during the construction of Wikihouse 4.0, a low energy house that can be downloaded, printed and built in a few days.

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Nottingham HOUSE

House inspiring a new generation into a career in construction

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Buildingtalk takes a closer look at the Nottingham H.O.U.S.E project that is inspiring a new generation to take up a career in construction.

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Acrylic Durable Matt and Acrylic Eggshell products have been used on a hospital wing

Acrylic Durable Matt and Acrylic Eggshell creates stunning artwork

Johnstone's

Johnstone’s Trade has provided its Acrylic Durable Matt and Acrylic Eggshell to be used on artwork created specially for dementia patients on a hospital wing.

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