29 June 2015

Warm air heating and ventilation solution for historic apartment renovation

The old Albert Road Wesleyan Methodist Church now accommodates eight residential apartments Originally built in 1907, Albert Road Wesleyan Methodist Church suffered from a bomb attack during the Second World War. After serving as a community space for many years after its destruction, it was converted for a second time in 2012. The historic building[…]

  • 29 June 2015

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26 June 2015

SAS expands Radiant Heating range

SAS International, the UK manufacturer of room comfort systems, has expanded its range of Radiant Heating. Radiant rafts and modules have become increasingly popular as they answer the demand for exposed soffits. Targeting mechanical and electrical specifications, the radiant product range consists of: a standard panel an anti-ligature panel for healthcare and secure environments a[…]

  • 26 June 2015

17 June 2015

Biomass woodchip boiler specified for Leicestershire College

Summary The benefits of the 800kw Herz Biofire woodchip boiler installation at John Cleveland College include: Up to £45,000 per year savings in fuel and maintenance costs Eligible to claim quarterly income from Commercial RHI Reduce the college’s carbon emissions by approximately 250 tonnes annually The project The Herz BioFire boiler provides energy from cost[…]

  • 17 June 2015

11 June 2015

Battle of Britain Visitor Centre access via Stannah Maxilift

The Wing at Battle of Britain Visitor Centre in Folkestone, Kent. The Wing at the Battle of Britain Visitor Centre Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s new building at the Capel-le-Ferne site of the National Memorial to the Few. The new facilities include:   The Scramble Experience – a hands-on, audio-visual attraction Classroom area Cockpit Café[…]

  • 11 June 2015

11 June 2015

Steam-based system specified for artisanal gin distillery

The Project Established in Hammersmith in 2009, Sipsmith Distillery uses the first copper still to launch in London for close to 200 years, crafting uncomprimising, artisanal gins and vodkas. Established in 2009, Sipsmith Distillery crafts artisanal gins and vodkas. The distillery gives female names to each of its stills and the first, Prudence, orginally used[…]

  • 11 June 2015

10 June 2015

Clos-o-Mat hygiene facilities fitted at new-build schools

Kirkintilloch High School has specified two of Clos-o-Mat’s Palma Vita wash/dry toilets, whilst the new Lairdsland Primary School has had a fully-equipped hygiene room installed featuring a Palma Vita toilet. Capable of being used as conventional WC’s, the Palma Vita has built-in douching and drying facilities. Clos-o-Mat hygiene rooms are being increasingly included in school[…]

  • 10 June 2015

10 June 2015

Ecodan air source heat pump for self-build straw eco house

Straw eco house in Yorkshire Straw eco house in Yorkshire offers sustainable living with the help of a Mitsubishi Electric Ecodan air source heat pump. Chris Gibbins, a former business analyst, set out to build a house for his young family made from straw bales, and has allied this highly sustainable material with a raft[…]

  • 10 June 2015

03 June 2015

Saniflo showcases products at inaugural Installer 2015

Saniflo supported the inaugural show and displayed a range of innovative products for the plumbing sector, including the Sanicubic XL, the largest lifting station in Saniflo’s comprehensive macerator line-up. Saniflo supported Installer 2015 with a range of products The unit has been retailed in to a number of commercial applications this year. In each case[…]

  • 03 June 2015

03 June 2015

New guidance for specifiers of daylighting in homes

The new document has been prepared by NARM’s Technical Committee, and gives generic information on types of daylight, health and wellbeing, followed by detailed and up-to-date specification information and data. Since the 1990s, the definition of lighting quality has encompassed human needs, architectural integration, and economic constraints. Until the late 1990s, lighting recommendations were based[…]

  • 03 June 2015