Author archive for Sarah

  • Airedale International introduces new range of R32 products

    By Sarah on July 29, 2019
    Airedale International, the British-based air conditioning solutions provider, has launched a new range of R32-optimised air conditioning products. The Azure range, which has been under development for almost two years at Airedale International’s state-of-the-art research and development facility, is the latest technological innovation from the UK manufacturer which was founded in 1974. The range has been optimised to operate at […]
  • New study reveals the most ludicrous health & safety rules in trades

    By Sarah on July 23, 2019
    A recent study by Dickies Workwear has found a top 10 list of unexpected health and safety rules. It was found that more than 61% of participants experienced a ban on shorts on a construction site, even in the sweltering heat of summer. The workwear brand, established in 1922, asked and polled their loyal social media followers for the most […]
  • New Wiki site is set to make BIM mainstream

    By Sarah on July 23, 2019
    PCSG and Designing Buildings has launched BIM Wiki, a free, open access knowledge sharing platform for building information modelling. The site launches with more than 150 articles already written, covering everything from employer’s information requirements to parametric modelling, and including a detailed step-by-step guide to BIM Level 2. Its creators are calling on the industry to help develop the site […]
  • Transoft Solutions Completes Acquisition of UK-Based Keysoft Solutions

    By Sarah on July 22, 2019
    Transoft Solutions Inc., a global leader in transportation engineering design and analysis software, has just announced the completion of its acquisition of Keysoft Solutions Ltd. Keysoft Solutions, developers of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software for traffic management and landscape planning and design, has been a close partner and reseller of Transoft Solutions products in the UK since 2005. Keysoft Solutions […]
  • Cruising to 30 years in construction PR

    By Sarah on July 18, 2019
    Clare PR was delighted to welcome the great and the good of the construction sector, along with the industry’s trade media for a boat trip down the Thames recently to celebrate 30 years in business. Owner, Clare Ward said: “Ever since I established Clare PR in 1989, we’ve specialised in PR campaigns for built-environment related clients, and over the years […]
  • Dust – a daily killer 

    By Sarah on July 17, 2019
    Louise Hosking from Hosking Associates calls for more preventative steps to be taken to protect against the dangers of dust, and offers her top 10 tips. It may be tiny, but its impact can be great. Dust is often brushed off as a mild annoyance or inconvenience and not treated with the seriousness that it requires. It affects many more […]
  • Schneider Electric launches Rethink Energy initiative

    By Sarah on July 16, 2019
    Schneider Electric UK, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched its ‘Rethink Energy’ initiative. A programme aimed at changing business, consumer and government attitudes to energy waste and help combat climate change.  Whilst other forms of waste such as plastics, fast fashion and food are highly visible, energy is frequently overlooked. A Schneider Electric commissioned […]
  • New BESA President calls for social justice

    By Sarah on July 10, 2019
    John Norfolk has been elected to serve as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2019/20. He was confirmed in his role at last week’s annual general meeting and takes over from Tim Hopkinson of E Poppleton & Son, who served for two years. Mr Norfolk is senior project manager at Imtech Engineering Services. He was chair of […]
  • Mikrofill by the Sea Life

    By Sarah on July 8, 2019
    Designed by Sir Norman Foster, The National Sea Life Centre is an aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life in Brindley Place, Birmingham. Its ocean tank has a capacity of 1,000,000 litres of water and houses giant green sea turtles, blacktip reef sharks and tropical fish. It also boasts the only fully transparent 360-degree underwater tunnel in […]
  • Zumtobel Group partners with technology innovator Casambi for wireless lighting control solutions

    By Sarah on July 4, 2019
    The Zumtobel Group, one of Europe’s leading professional lighting groups, with its core brands Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel, has teamed up with Casambi, a multi-award winning pioneer in wireless lighting controls based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The strategic partnership ensures an extensive new range of Thorn and Zumtobel luminaires offering seamless control to users via Casambi’s BLE software control […]