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Sara LBS has purchased nine new vans to enable a further expansion of its repair and maintenance service on high speed roller shutter doors and loading bay equipment. The company invested in the vans to keep up with the increasing demand for its services, including 24 hour emergency repair across the UK from CSCS qualified engineers.
The sara Sprint range is designed to offer a fast operating door system up to 3.2m/s, in addition to reduced energy costs and increased productivity in warehouse facilities where high footfall is a frequent problem. Offering higher operating speeds and cycles than traditional industrial doors, the use of an MCC Vector control system ensures a quiet running noise and limited wear vibration, whilst temperature regulation costs can be lowered by reducing the exposure of a room to external ...
Micronics Ltd is showcasing its range of ‘clamp-on’ ultrasonic Liquid flow, Heat and Energy flow meters at Sustainability Live, Nemex 2014, including the new PF330E and U3000E ‘clamp on’ Heat and Energy meters. The range of ‘clamp on’ products on display include the U1000 factory preset, as well as the U4000 fixed meter solution, designed for use in large building and industrial applications to produce a digital ultrasonic measurement technology capable of producing savings of up to ...
Novus Property Solutions participated in the introductory Staffordshire Cluster meeting for schools and businesses taking part in the Business in the Community partnership. The company has teamed up with Thistley Hough Academy in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the Business Class education programme, aimed at creating opportunities for businesses to work alongside secondary schools to produce long-term sustainable partnerships.
Zehnder has released a new video guide on the use of BIM components on its website, designed to assist architects, designers and engineers on the specification and installation of the company’s range of heating products. The guide provides step-by-step information on how technical and performance data is used for product selection and is aimed at people starting out in BIM Modelling.
New compact, general purpose, robust, 7000 Moisture Meter from Electronic Temperature Instruments (ETI) includes a 20-LED bar graph within the keypad which displays current moisture levels. The 7000 Moisture Meter is designed specifically for building professionals & tradesmen to check the moisture content in a wide variety of construction materials for moisture content diagnosis.
DuPont is sponsoring the Corian 2.0 design exhibition at Tortona in Milan on the 7th to 13th April, featuring a kitchen, bathroom and lounge scene created by French designer Christian Ghion. The display will showcase the company’s combination of the DuPont Corian with electronic and LED technologies to create interior cladding solutions, in addition to the integration of Corian with Powermat Technology systems for wireless recharging and smartphone networking.
LED Hut has relocated Manchester and quadrupled its warehouse capacity to meet the growing demand for its LED lighting range. The move enables LED Hut trade to increase stock, provide quicker deliveries and better prices. LED Hut is now the leading online resource for LED lighting in the UK, providing a guaranteed next day delivery before 3pm anywhere in the UK. LED Hut is also operating in France, Germany and Australia.
Sprue Safety Products’ FireAngel carbon monoxide (CO) alarms have been supplied in their thousands to installers across Northern Ireland in support of the company’s campaign with the Gis A Hug Foundation, established to protect vulnerable people from the dangers of the deadly gas. The manufacturing firm has been donating one carbon monoxide alarm to the charity for every twenty FireAngel CO-9XT alarms sold from wholesalers and merchants involved in the campaign.
Abloy UK has published its specification handbook, featuring the same information on compliant security solutions as the company’s smartphone app. The publication selects products suitable for specification or installation, in addition to guiding users to their nearest Abloy Centre to ensure materials can be purchased quickly for use in a project.
Video of the Week
The Changing Places accessible, assisted toilet 3D video helps architects, facilities and/or estate managers, occupational therapists, access consultants and building services contractors, to visualise how an assisted washroom should look, and how equipment fits in, and how the room differs from a standard (Document M type) wheelchair-accessible toilet.
Moisture is the number one enemy in shower rooms but few in the bathroom industry realise what may be going on behind the superficial glamour of the tiles. Ian Pattison, managing director at Abacus Direct discusses the problem. In reality, there is a good chance that there will be plasterboard that is slowly turning to a mouldy mush. If left unchecked, the problems can become much more serious. Wet and dry rot might take hold with the potential to spread to joists and other timber within ...
Sika Sarnafil’s Sarnavert green roof has been specified for use as part of a £22 million facility at Newcastle Sixth Form College. A total of 1,500sq m of the single ply membrane was installed in light grey to provide effective insulation and environmental benefits, as well as encouraging wildlife to the city centre.