Features

  • Timeguard still leading the way in outdoor LED

    By Sarah on October 9, 2019
    Having  learned the hard way about the false economy of bargain-basement products, estates managers are increasingly opting for Timeguard’s branded quality for outdoor LED lighting. The first LEDPRO products from Timeguard introduced the idea of modular systems:  a choice of mix-and-match black or white slimline floodlights (from 10W right up to 100W) and switches (PIR, photocell or remote-control RF). Choose […]
  • Ideal Commercial Boilers launches new Evomax 2

    By Sarah on October 2, 2019
    Since its launch in February 2011, Evomax has established itself as the commercial boiler of choice in the UK. Following on from this success, Ideal Commercial are very proud to announce the launch of Evomax 2. The leading UK commercial boiler has become smarter, more intelligent and more dynamic. Designed especially for UK plant rooms and manufactured in Yorkshire, Evomax […]
  • Long read review: Hanging tough with the latest CAT mobile phone

    By Sarah on September 21, 2019
    Launched just over a year ago, the CAT S61 is one of the most rugged smartphones currently available. Its MIL Spec 810G certification and IP69 rating mean it’s incredibly robust, as well as water and dust proof, making it ideal for use in hostile environments and tough working conditions. Neil Mead has been testing the S61 extensively over the last […]
  • New R32 VRF air conditioning designed to provide complete solution

    By Sarah on September 13, 2019
    Mitsubishi Electric has launched new R32 VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) air conditioning systems to offer the UK market the first complete range of lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) solutions. The R32 City Multi YNW range is available in both heat recovery and heat pump variants to deliver lower GWP for large air conditioning systems. For the first time in the […]
  • Renewable First as The Oxfordshire replaces oil with water

    By Sarah on September 10, 2019
    In a bold move away from expensive to run oil-fired boilers, The Oxfordshire Golf Club, Hotel & Spa is set to reduce its energy bills by one third as it switches to a far more economical and sustainable supplier – its own natural resources. Working in close conjunction with Geyser Thermal Energy, The Oxfordshire’s building will, in just a few […]
  • How do air compressors work?

    By Sarah on September 9, 2019
    Throughout many industries, Air Compressors are an incredibly valuable tool. With uses from scuba equipment to spray guns, they have a plethora of functions. Direct Air have created a handy guide on the workings of air compressors to help you gain a better understanding of these machines and aid you in your choice when selecting your purchase. Air compressors are […]
  • ABB showcases next level in smart home and building automation at IFA 2019

    By Sarah on September 6, 2019
    With spending on smart home services, including home automation, expected to reach $100 billion by 20201, ABB showcases its latest developments for smart homes, designed to provide the next level of safety and comfort for residents and unlock the potential of its new open API platform. From  6 to 11 September in Berlin, ABB will profile a raft of new […]
  • ABB aims to take fire protection to the next level with launch of new hazard detection devices

    By Sarah on September 6, 2019
    In a step to provide greater protection from ‘silent killer’ carbon monoxide (CO), ABB becomes the first company to integrate CO detectors into its home automation system. To provide holistic fire protection solution, ABB launches its new Alarm-Stick, which integrates ABB’s smoke, heat and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors into ABB-free@home®. Providing ultimate security and control, both in the home and […]
  • Marshall-Tufflex Launches Extended Firefly Fire Clips Range

    By BSEE on August 5, 2019
    To help meet the requirements of the updated BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations, Marshall-Tufflex has extended its range of Firefly fire clips. In the event of a fire the clips are designed to prevent cables falling and creating a hazard – providing a safer evacuation and allowing easy access for fire service crews. The Firefly range now includes clips suitable […]
  • Why evaluating the environmental impacts of product choice for hot and cold water supply in buildings will become essential

    By Sarah on August 2, 2019
    As the environmental impacts of our construction and built environments become better known, so we are seeking better and less harmful ways to build and exist on this fragile planet. By increasing our knowledge base, we can help create a more sustainable future. This is the first in a series of bulletins by the British Plastics Federation Pipes Group which […]