Our Video of the Week comes from Alpha Heating Innovation and provides a demonstration on how its new ARES Tec 900kW commercial boiler was used at a community college for a rapid warm up time.
News of the week includes how construction workers are being hit hardest by real hourly wage cuts of 13.4% between 2008 and 2013, compared to 7.6% across other sectors. We also feature a prize draw from Fernox offering installers the opportunity to win £50,000 worth of heating products.
Finally, the Buildingtalk team were at the receiving end of an April Fools Day prank when we included a story from Energy Live News about a dog who could sniff out power cuts, whilst we featured a sneaky story about how David Cameron had called for 250 eco-friendly Teletubby houses to be built in Kent.
As part of its own contribution to improving air quality, NHS Property Services chose to replace the roof of the Hattersley Health Centre in Hyde, Greater Manchester, with the help of BMI.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Health & Safety, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, says the drive to reduce cost must not be allowed to compromise the safety performance of a building, ahead of Fire Door Safety Week.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Doors, Exhibitions and Conferences, Health & Safety, Security and Fire Protection, Seminars
Aggreko has developed its new Dryer DewPoint Monitoring System for its Oil Free Air Compressor product line.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Innovations & New Products, Posts
How do you ensure a fresh, comfortable environment in an internal space the size of 11 football pitches, which can accommodate the transfer of up to 55 million people a year? Gilberts Blackpool have the answer…Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Case Studies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation