Zero Harm status for Solar Windows
The Zero Harm site safety programme
Specialist REHAU fabricator, Solar Windows is the first company to achieve the Zero Harm site safety programme in the supply chain of contractors Mansell.
The Zero Harm site safety programme, which Mansell has adopted from its parent company Balfour Beatty, encourages both employees and all members of the supply chain to 'Make Safety Personal'.
By 2012, it aims to achieve zero fatalities, zero injuries to the public, no long term harm to health and an accident frequency ratio of 0.1.
Solar has completed an 8 step process to achieve the coveted accreditation, including management training, workshops for operatives, online courses and on site observations.
The REHAU fabricator, which was shortlisted for the G11 'Fabricator of the Year' award, manufactures largely for the commercial sector in REHAU's S706 and REHAU GENEO window systems and REHAU Polytec 50S composite curtain walling system.
Solar Windows has demonstrated a long term commitment to health and safety and already holds both SAFEcontractor status and CHAS certification and two of its senior executives have achieved the highest NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work accreditation.
A new points-based reward scheme has been launched by REHAU for installers who purchase the company’s RAUVITHERM pre-insulated district heating pipework. The Connections scheme offers installation companies the opportunity to earn Connect points each time a length of REHAU RAUVITHERM pipe is purchased which can then be redeemed for prizes including TVs, gadgets, tools and workwear.
REHAU has launched RAUGEO, a new, large, 1,300 x 980 x 1,300mm manifold chamber for contractors installing ground source heat pumps. The orange chamber is manufactured using watertight PE and saves installation time by eliminating the need to build and on-site brick chamber. RAUGEO is capable of accommodating up to 20 brine circuits from 20-50mm diameters and has been designed to be integrated with the company’s RAUGEO CLICK manifold system.
A new app offering specifiers easy access to renewable energy, heating and plumbing and cable trunking brochures is now available from REHAU. Suitable for both IOS and Android devices, the REHAU Docs app offers instant access to technical documents, sales literature, product catalogues and installation manuals.
During this year’s Energy Efficiency Exhibitions, REHAU will be introducing a new points-based reward scheme for installation companies purchasing the company’s RAUVITHERM pre-insulated district heating pipework. Called the REHAU Connections scheme, it offers installers the chance to earn points which can later be redeemed against prizes including TVs, gadgets, tools and workwear.
Sumcor Biomass designed, installed and managed the biomass based district heating system project at a leading Doncaster horse racing stables. The chose the Rauvitherm pre-insulated pipework from REHAU because it is a robust and reliable solution. and they also used REHAU Everloc compression sleeve joint system to make permanent, leak free joints.