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  • Take control of emissions on site: Casella Guardian2 with VOC monitoring  

    By Sarah on February 18, 2019
    Land pollution can be a major problem in the UK. Heavy industrial production was once a driving force for our nation’s economy and now many sites pose a major hazard for new construction operations1. In 2005, the Environment Agency estimated that up to 325,000 sites might be polluted because of former uses2 – a huge clean-up conundrum. The remediation of contaminated […]
  • Explaining the Urban Heat Island Effect: How to Design Heat out of Homes in Urban Areas

    By ZehnderUK on February 4, 2019
    What is the UHI effect, what causes it and why does it matter? And what solutions are available to mitigate the issue? The world is heating up and temperatures are rising globally. With this comes a resulting increase in building temperatures, particularly in urban areas. It seems obvious that in heavily populated towns and cities, buildings will be closer together […]
  • The unforeseen results of the drive for energy efficiency in buildings

    By ZehnderUK on December 12, 2018
    Building design and the renovation of the current housing stock should be holistic; considering elements such as energy efficiency, indoor air quality, ventilation, lighting and acoustics, etc. The health, comfort and wellbeing of residents should be at the heart of good building and infrastructure planning. Jim Shannon MP- Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Healthy Homes and Buildings   Anyone reading the White […]
  • SPIE wins contract for luxury redevelopment of Regent’s Crescent, London

    By Debbie Eales on August 13, 2018
    SPIE UK has been awarded a contract for the mechanical, electrical, public health and fire engineering services for the redevelopment of the Regent’s Crescent, which was originally built by famed architect John Nash for the Prince Regent in 1820. The works are valued at over £20m and will be completed over an 86-week period, which began in June. Given the […]
  • Human centric lighting solutions for all

    By Sarah on July 6, 2018
    Carlo Gavazzi has launched its new DALI Gateway the SB2DALIT8230, which supports the latest trend in commercial lighting – the possibility to adjust the colour temperature in addition to controlling the light level. The colour temperature can be adjusted automatically in such a way to mimic the circadian rhythm, by changing the LED’s colour temperature from warm white (2700K) all […]
  • Schneider Electric names Mike Hughes as President of the UK and Ireland business

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has appointed Mike Hughes (pictured) as Zone President of the UK and Ireland. Hughes, who has worked with the company for 15 years, most recently as Executive Vice President of Segments and Strategic Customers, will be responsible for driving the region’s business at a time when organisations are seeking profitability […]
  • All top international brands represented at ISH 2017

    By Debbie Eales on February 27, 2017
    At the leading world trade fair ISH in Frankfurt am Main from 14th to 18th March 2017, visitors will be able to see and touch market-ready innovations relating to water and energy. More than 2,460 exhibitors, including all the market leaders and technological pioneers from Germany and abroad, will be presenting their innovative technologies and solutions at a fully booked […]
  • REL adds Romford leisure scheme to expanding project list

    By Debbie Eales on February 15, 2017
    REL has been awarded a contract to deliver the electrical works at a £25m leisure development. Located in Romford, the scheme is being built by Willmott Dixon for Havering Council. It includes an eight-lane competition swimming pool, training pool, fitness suite, 56m x 26m ice rink and associated leisure facilities within the heart of the town centre. Appointed by Kershaw […]
  • Oventrop Solar Thermal makes logistical sense

    By BSEE on November 17, 2016
    Oventrop have successfully designed, supplied and installed four complete solar thermal hot water systems for new industrial units at Heathrow Logistics Park. Each system, specified by HWM Building Services, was complete with OKF CK22 flat panel on roof solar thermal collectors; Pre-Heat Storage Vessels; Regusol Pump Station; Regtronic Solar Controls; Tyfocor solar fluid; all interconnecting pipework and bracketry. Both HWM […]
  • Xylem’s Watermark programme shortlisted for award

    By Debbie Eales on August 3, 2016
    Xylem’s Watermark programme has been honoured at this year’s Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards, as a finalist for The UPS International Disaster Relief category. Supported by the Department for International Development, the awards recognise businesses which are helping communities to prepare, respond to and recover from disasters. For Xylem this comes in the form of the Watermark initiative, […]