23 October 2014

Soil and rainwater fittings eradicate problem of cross threading

‘Cross threaded’ problems are eliminated due to the removal of a threaded access cap connection to the housing of the main body, whilst the 103mm opening allows for easy access to the pipework system for testing and maintenance procedures. Cross threading makes air testing difficult The fittings are impossible to cross thread due to the[…]

  • 23 October 2014

23 October 2014

Precision actuators and controls combine fire safety with ventilation

The DEA has been awarded a 6 Star Green rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa after achieving the highest score for a large commercial office due to its energy efficient, sustainable design and use of environmentally friendly technologies. Designed by architects Boogertman & Partners, the three storey office consists of more than[…]

  • 23 October 2014

23 October 2014

Geberit Monolith Plus conceals plumbing and disperses fresh air

Pipework and fittings are concealed behind the glass to produce a contemporary finish Featuring the same glass frontage as the original, Monolith Plus includes an integrated odour extraction unit in order to disperse fresh, clean air throughout the bathroom even when minimal natural ventilation is available. The sanitary module can be specified in a choice[…]

  • 23 October 2014

22 October 2014

Biomass heating benefitting the Public Sector

Biomass success at The Keep in Brighton Biomass heating system and 300kW Herz Biomatic boiler, designed and installed by Rural Energy at The Keep in Brighton This is a major new centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local[…]

  • 22 October 2014

21 October 2014

Accessible toilets in educational buildings white paper published

The document explores the legal side to installing appropriate toilet facilities in educational buildings and provides advice to specifiers on best practice. ’Considerations & Specifications of Accessible Toilet Facilities’ is available from Clos-o-Mat 57% of schools do not have disabled toilet facilities Although 60% of statemented children attend mainstream school and nearly 6% of higher[…]

  • 21 October 2014

20 October 2014

Air and water cooled chillers receive certification by AHRI

Chillers supplied with performance data over wider product range Customers will now be provided with certified chiller performance data over a wider product and capacity range than what is currently covered by the Eurovent certification. Daikin’s range of air and water-cooled chillers feature on the Energy Technologies List, although the AHRI certification is recognised at[…]

  • 20 October 2014

13 October 2014

Automatic shower wash & dry toilet provides independence for users

The conventional WC has in-built washing and drying, whilst the shower and washbasin can be adjusted in height and positioned both left and right along the wall for easy access. When users apply hand or body pressure on the flush pad or touch sensitive switch it triggers simultaneous flushing and douching followed by warm air[…]

  • 13 October 2014

13 October 2014

Automatic shower wash and dry toilet provides independence for users

The conventional WC has in-built washing and drying, whilst the shower and washbasin can be adjusted in height and positioned both left and right along the wall for easy access. When users apply hand or body pressure on the flush pad or touch sensitive switch it triggers simultaneous flushing and douching followed by warm air[…]

  • 13 October 2014

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