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Kooltherm Pipe Insulation fitted on leading biomedical research building

The University of Warwick’s Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building (IBRB) is breaking new ground in building design. The £33m facility has been constructed with a cutting-edge offsite approach featuring Kingspan Kooltherm Pipe Insulation and Kooltherm Insulated Pipe Support Inserts. The research ...

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Striking a balance

Martin Passingham, Product Manager at Daikin discusses how both improved indoor air quality and a drive for increased building energy efficiency can be achieved by taking a whole-building approach to HVAC In order to improve energy efficiency, building air-tightness has ...

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Report finds lack of support for UK hi-tech manufacturers in achieving net zero

New findings on critical plant and equipment data usage within the UK’s hi-tech manufacturing industries have revealed slower-than-expected progress toward achieving sustainability and net zero carbon reduction goals. According to The Energy Blind Spots, a new report from building analytics ...

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Why do we favour renewables over energy efficiency?

Charles Hurdman, Senior Key Account Manager at NOVENCO Building & Industry UK Ltd It is beyond discussion that the global climate emergency calls for solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support decarbonisation. Often, the spotlight is aimed at renewable ...

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AHAC automation app 7NOX just got 4 cool new features

OpSys Solutions Ltd announced an update to its after-hours AC automation platform 7NOX. The Version 2.5 update adds enhanced security features and expands customisation options for admins. New features include: CUSTOMISED LOGOS — Add your company’s logo to monthly reports ...

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In hot water

Changes to Part L of Building Regulations will drive the shift from non-condensing water heaters to condensing units. Neville Small, Key Accounts Director at Baxi Commercial Solutions In December, the government published updates to Approved Document L2B of Building Regulations ...

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Optimising building ventilation

Don Foy, a Director and HVAC specialist at the multi-discipline engineering solutions business BGEN, provides practical tips on how businesses can improve building ventilation and reduce the possibility of COVID-19 and other winter viruses circulating indoors With Omicron variant contributing ...

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Spirotech is acquiring Austrian company EDER for pressurisation in HVAC installations

Spirotech is acquiring the Austrian family business EDER for its technology, knowledge and experience in the field of pressurisation in HVAC installations. Pressurisation in installations is essential for controlling the quality of the system water and, as a result, for ...

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BSRIA best practice

BSRIA’s guide to Water Treatment for Closed Heating and Cooling Systems (BG50) has recently been revised. Tom O’Sullivan, Head of Operations at Guardian Water Treatment explains what’s changed and why real-time monitoring is now considered industry best-practice BSRIA’s guide to ...

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DMA Group to oversee major HVAC upgrade at North Kent College

The property maintenance specialist has been appointed by North Kent College to manage and deliver a major upgrade of its heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems at its Tonbridge campus. The first phase of the project, a 10-week programme ...

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