01 October 2014

Daikin Air Handling Units designed for assembly on site without welding

The company has recently launched new sales brochures, with the ‘Integrated Ventilation’ literature providing information on all Daikin ventilation products, and the ‘Daikin Air Handling Units/Solutions publication detailing the ranges of commercial AHUs on offer. Daikin AHUs are designed around the AAF brands, but have been developed and globally re-branded under ‘Daikin Applied Products’ and[…]

  • 01 October 2014

29 September 2014

Shower toilet enabled greater independence for disabled homeowners

The programme features Shital, who suffers from a rare genetic condition which confines her to a wheelchair, alongside her partner Jamie, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy and lives with Shital’s disabled brother and elderly mother. The couple expanded and adapted the property to create an en-suite bathroom equipped with mobility aids, with the AquaClean shower[…]

  • 29 September 2014

23 September 2014

Lo-Carbon Response system praised for near silent, efficient operation

The announcement follows on from the system winning Best Brand New Product of the Year in the Housebuilder Product Awards 2014 in July after being praised for its near silent, continuous running, constant dMEV abilities. Designed for both new builds and the social housing sector, the SAP Appendix Q listed Response is ideal for application[…]

  • 23 September 2014

22 September 2014

All about biomass from Rural Energy at Nextgen renewables event

Rural Energy will be exhibiting and leading a seminar at Nextgen Nextgen offers a free case study seminar on Bernard Matthews’ recent roll-out of 179 Herz Firematic biomass boilers with Rural Energy as part of a £24.5 million development. Rural Energy’s stand will be located at E15 by Agri-Rural Theatre 2 and will be complemented[…]

  • 22 September 2014

19 September 2014

Changing Places toilet gives disabled people better access to theatre

The Palma Vita toilet room incorporates an automatic wash and dry shower unit and additional equipment including a hoist, height adjustable washbasin and changing bench. Palma Vita can be used as a conventional WC with in built washing and drying, allowing users to manually cleanse with toilet paper whilst giving them more independence and good[…]

  • 19 September 2014

17 September 2014

Installers must consider alternative heating solutions to reduce emissions

Figures recently released by the electricity and gas regulatory body, OFGEM, show that 4,448 households have already been accredited by the Government’s new Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).  The scheme, which pays participants that generate and use renewable heat to heat their buildings, is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable energy. Designed to generate[…]

  • 17 September 2014

17 September 2014

Wood burning stoves slash bills & provide stylish interior decoration

HWAM’s newest stove includes Lambda controls, commonly found in biomass boilers, that work to modulate air flow as wood’s composition changes during combustion, ensuring wood is burning at is maximum to allow customers to get more out of their fuel. The stove can make a significant contribution to reducing heating bills in an open plan,[…]

  • 17 September 2014

17 September 2014

Men more likely to extend lunch breaks and have a pint during summer

Carried out by One Poll on behalf of air conditioning and heating specialists, Andrews Sykes Hire, the survey found that workers leave the office on average 2.3 days per week during summer, and that the extra 13 minutes adds up to more than an hour wasted per week. Those aged between 18-24 years old were[…]

  • 17 September 2014

09 September 2014

Hygiene room advice service ensures adherence to government guidelines

The Department for Education’s Building Bulletin 103 has replaced Bulletins 98 and 99 and sets out a minimum size of 12m2 for hygiene rooms, which should also contain a fixed or mobile hoist, changing bed, accessible shower, sluice toilet and accessible WC. The company can provide design advice, supply, installation, commissioning and in-going service and[…]

  • 09 September 2014

05 September 2014

Shower toilet offers occupants a spa-like cleanse at body temperature

Eradicating the need for a separate bidet, AquaClean features easy side controls or can be operated remotely for easy use, cleaning with a gentle, airy water spray at body temperature for a relaxing experience. The systems connections for the water and electricity are all integrated into the pan out of view, whilst the intensity can[…]

  • 05 September 2014