26 August 2015

Clamp-on heat/energy metering solution offers cost savings

When servicing a building, it is important to measure the thermal heat/energy consumption of hot (LTHW) and chilled water services, in order to monitor, control and manage its energy consumption. However, the installation process – which includes system drain down and pipe cutting – often presents a costly barrier to wider application of sub-metering. U1000[…]

25 August 2015

CMS boosts team in response to growth in new build housing

CMS boosts team in new build housing sector  Leading PVCu, aluminium and timber aluminium composite window, door and curtain walling manufacturer and installer CMS Window Systems also install external wall insulation (EWI) and cladding systems Colin Joyce from CMS Window Systems Colin Joyce.joins CMS Window Systems as Business Development Manager, bringing with him more than[…]

25 August 2015

Novus efficiency gains during University of Manchester contract

Novus Property Solutions at University of Manchester Planned and reactive maintenance Novus’ contract covers planned and reactive maintenance for the entire campus – including historic listed buildings, high-tech science blocks and lecture theatres, as well as cafes and student accommodation. 700 to 900 reactive orders alone carried out each month New on-site stores manager role[…]

25 August 2015

DuPont Corian balances design and function at Villa New Water

The Dutch villa has been designed by Architect Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio, NL. In addition to the exterior façade, the building features an open-air terrace with cutaway sections, and Corian is also used within the interior kitchen installations. Balancing design and function One of the key reasons Corian was specified is due to its moisture[…]

25 August 2015

Brick price hike leads to big leap in Wetherby brick slip sales

Better value with brick slip solutions Wetherby BBA approved EpsiBrick-7 Brick increased by 9% in the first six months of the year, following a hike of 13.5% in 2014. These spiralling costs are leaving house builders with no alternative but to look at more cost effective building materials and, as a result, Wetherby has seen[…]

25 August 2015

Door control solutions installed at Dubai children’s hospital

Announced by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, the Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital is a state-of-the-art project that will provide tertiary and quaternary specialised paediatric health services. Construction of the children’s hospital was completed this year, and GEZE was selected to provide a full solution for the[…]

24 August 2015

How rooflights can offer energy savings and carbon reductions

Primarily used to flood natural light into buildings and structures, the rooflight’s role has evolved significant in recent decades to deliver a whole range of requirements, including improving thermal performance and reducing demand on lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation systems. Until 2006, it was thought that the introduction of rooflights into an existing building would[…]