Newsletter Items

  • Optical human presence detector for counting people

    By BSEE on February 11, 2019
    As the world’s first human presence detector, the HPD2 from Steinel Professional uses optical sensor technology not only to detect to the presence of persons but also to count them in defined zones – regardless of any movement. At the heart of this human presence detector is a high-precision optical system that has been combined with a complex mathematical algorithm. […]
  • Beckhoff makes connection of devices to the IoT simple

    By BSEE on February 11, 2019
    Connecting data from existing equipment and sensors to the cloud can be difficult at the best of times and impossible at worse. As many cloud-based software packages – such as energy monitoring and analysis, asset management, computer-aided facilities management and artificial intelligence/self-learning platforms – rely on accurate and real-time data from this equipment it is imperative that this data can […]
  • Guide to 21st Century heating and plumbing available from REHAU

    By BSEE on February 8, 2019
    REHAU has announced the latest in its series of guides for M&E and building services engineers, ‘Making the Connection – key considerations for M&Es specifying pipe fittings in 21st Century heating and plumbing systems’, is now available for free-download. Part of the ‘Build Your Legacy’ series, the guide focuses on the key services provided in any building, whether domestic or […]
  • Coming to ExCel London 21st – 23rd January

    By BSEE on February 8, 2019
    Dedicated to the Building Services sector, and co-located with the established HVAC & Refrigeration Show, this brand new and exciting event will present visitors with solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness within occupied space at the lowest cost and with the least environmental impact over the building lifecycle. Leading industry experts, manufacturers and suppliers will have the opportunity to engage […]
  • Zumtobel Lighting’s tunableWhite – the closest thing to daylight

    By BSEE on February 6, 2019
    Natural daylight temperatures vary throughout the day from warm white to cool white and the human body is conditioned to react to those changes with the suppression or stimulation in the production of hormones such as Melatonin, Serotonin and Cortisol, which controls how we function in the day time and night time rest. Exposure to constant color temperatures upsets the […]
  • Wireless lighting control from Tridonic

    By BSEE on February 6, 2019
    Tridonic has now equipped its new LED drivers in the premium (PRE) series with the basicDIM Wireless module to allow for quick, convenient, space-saving wireless lighting control without the need for any additional cabling. The new LED drivers in the premium (PRE) series with an integrated basicDIM Wireless module use Bluetooth technology to achieve wireless communication with up to 127 devices […]
  • Toshiba Rolls Out Flammable Refrigerants Training for Air Conditioning Installers

    By BSEE on February 6, 2019
    Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched its Flammable Refrigerant Training Programme for installers, designed to ensure safe handling of R32 and other flammable refrigerants during installation, servicing and ongoing operation. It follows Toshiba’s announcement earlier this year that it was switching to R32 for use in split and multi-split air conditioning systems immediately, and for use in air-to-water heat pumps starting […]
  • Theben’s no-nonsense, no-knobs multi-point dimming

    By BSEE on February 6, 2019
    Theben, widely recognized as the gold standard for LED dimming in the KNX World, has broken new ground again with its latest DIMAX plus 230V ‘no knobs’ multi-point universal LED dimmers. They enable users to dim and switch from anywhere in the room, not just one dimming point, and are compact enough to fit neatly behind your choice of retractive […]
  • BCM in Tune at Wyastone Recording Studios

    By BSEE on February 6, 2019
    The Nimbus Foundation Concert hall near Monmouth was one of the first UK Users of Kieback & Peter controls. Supplied by UK based SyxthSense Ltd, founded in 2003. The now obsolete LRP controls were still operational and working as expected when the local maintenance engineer retired. Wyastone requested an update to more modern Web Enabled solution thus facilitating a revised […]
  • Opportunity knocks for FM

    By BSEE on February 6, 2019
    Facilities management (FM) is entering a new era thanks to increased focus on lifetime performance and the need to manage financial and health risks in buildings, according to Martin Brady, who is Service Director at Swegon UK&I. Our industry does not just make and install equipment; it keeps people healthy and safe by combining technology with expertise and competence. The […]