Features

  • National award rewards Ibstock’s people first approach to energy efficiency

    By Elizabeth Jordan on November 25, 2019
    Ibstock plc has been rewarded for its ‘people-first’ approach to energy efficiency at the Energy Awards 2019. The UK’s leading manufacturer of clay and concrete products was crowned winner of the Behaviour Change / Employee Engagement Award in recognition of the work it has done in inspiring staff to engage in and reduce energy consumption across the business. The group’s […]
  • Revealed: The towns and cities taking the biggest gas safety risks

    By Sarah on November 18, 2019
    Experts are warning homeowners and landlords across the UK to check their gas appliances in the run up to Christmas with carbon monoxide poisoning, gas fires and even explosions due to faults in their heating systems potential risks that have remained dormant over the summer. As temperatures fall, more of us are switching on the heating in our homes, but […]
  • Scotland school receives building upgrade and enhances educational environment with solutions from Distech Controls

    By Sarah on November 15, 2019
    Collaboration delivers new energy-efficient building management system for St. Columba’s School in Kilmacolm, Scotland. Distech Controls, an innovation leader connecting people with intelligent building solutions, has recently completed equipping St. Columba’s School with a smart and integrated building management system (BMS) to reduce energy costs, while providing a comfortable learning environment for pupils, teachers and staff. Scotland-based system integrator, West […]
  • Coolair appointed for Gloucester landmark development

    By Elizabeth Jordan on November 15, 2019
    Air conditioning specialist Coolair Equipment Ltd is to bring the latest energy efficient heating and cooling technology to a stunning new landmark office development in Gloucester. The company’s Midlands office in Cannock has secured a contract worth more than £300,000 to install an air conditioning system with heat recovery that will simultaneously heat and cool different areas of the building […]
  • New generation expansion vessels from Flamco – available now with a 15-year guarantee

    By Sarah on October 21, 2019
    There’s a new range of expansion vessels available here in the UK courtesy of leading manufacturer, Flamco. The Flexcon Premium range benefits from a new and unique plastic membrane, and offers raw materials and energy savings, whilst offering a 15-year guarantee. That’s more than double the previous guarantee, when compared to the existing expansion vessels available. Flamco has succeeded in […]
  • 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 […]