07 November 2014

Changing Places toilets overcome disability issues in public places

Disabled people make up 10% of the UK population Many disabled visitors to public buildings such as shopping centres and leisure facilities face having to be laid on the toilet floor with the door open when being helped by a carer – new legislation and guidelines put in place to overcome this issue call for[…]

  • 07 November 2014

07 November 2014

SPW501 door system launched with plate flush glazed mullion section

The new system incorporates a wide clip and plate flush glazed mullion section Featuring the same suite of framing sections as Senior’s SPW500 commercial doors, the SPW501 incorporates further design options and will be available with a slimmer 58mm clip and flush mullion in the coming months. Available in a range of options with square[…]

  • 07 November 2014

07 November 2014

Clamp-on ultrasonic flow meters provide installation savings

The meters are suitable for Building Services and Energy Management Providing major installation savings, little maintenance requirements and maximised availability, the clamp-on meters offer a reliable solution for Building Services or Energy Management. Liquid flow metering including LTHQ, Chilled water and DHWS plus flow measurement for thermal energy monitoring are areas whereby clamp-on meters such[…]

  • 07 November 2014

07 November 2014

Celotex CW4000 insulation produces excellent thermal efficiency

The insulation reduces the need for heating, cuts carbon emissions and energy costs Celotex CW4000 insulation of a 100mm thick consistency was chosen for the cavity wall, offering a lightweight and easy to fit solution that can reduce heating requirements, carbon emissions and energy costs. Made from PIR with low emissivity foil facings to reflect[…]

  • 07 November 2014

07 November 2014

RadioLINK wireless alarm interconnection wins Product of the Year

The product interconnects wirelessly using Radio Frequency signals The British Standard for domestic smoke alarm installation, BS 5839-6, recommends interconnection for Grade D smoke alarm systems so that all alarms will sound throughout the property in the event of one detecting a fire, giving the resident an early warning of danger. Eradicates interconnection problems RadioLINK[…]

  • 07 November 2014

  • 07 November 2014

07 November 2014

Construction industry puts the fire safety supply chain in the spotlight

Fire safety tech in demand A recent Market Conditions Review by the Fire Industry Association suggests that orders for fire safety technology, particularly from the construction sector, have risen again over the last few months – indicative of the industry’s increased workloads. The report also shows that, while the fire safety sector is growing, competition[…]

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  • 07 November 2014

06 November 2014

New football stadiums, 100 Smart Cities, and clean energy for building sites

Round-up of latest construction industry news Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk Take a look at the full version of the weekly Buildingtalk Newsletter that was emailed to industry subscribers yesterday. You can subscribe for free here and you can follow us via Twitter. Clean energy for building sites Clean energy for construction sites We began[…]

  • 06 November 2014

06 November 2014

Aperio wireless locks significantly reduce annual energy bills

Homeowners could save between €14,000 and €16,000 in running costs every year Standard wired security doors incorporate a magnetic lock and reader that are powered by electricity via a mains connection, although Aperio wireless locks run differently to ensure maximum security. Running on standard lithium-ion batteries, Aperio wireless locks are activated by a smart card[…]

  • 06 November 2014