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Classic radiator design for refurbishment

As part of Croydon Council’s on-going commitment to create more primary school places, The Robert Fitzroy Academy in Davidson Road, central Croydon is being fitted with Zehnder Multicolumn radiators.Reviewing the specification of the…

Energy efficiency upgrade for Oakham School

Baxi Commercial Division has supplied energy efficient equipment, including a combined heat and power unit, for a complete refurbishment of the heating system serving the prestigious Oakham School’s swimming pool and sports hall.This…

The importance of a water treatment regime

Martin Wilkinson, National Sales Manager at Spirotech UK, firmly believes that in the school environment, water conditioning and its control are vital to achieving efficient, reliable operation and longevity of plant.In the past, school…

Space for the future

Adrian Witty of Portable Offices Limited looks at the renaissance in pre-fabricated buildings as a recession-proof solution for education expansion needs and dispels some outdated ‘cabin myths’.Despite the gloomy trading conditions and…

Bespoke solutions for schools

Steve Mongan, Head of Marketing at Xpelair Ventilation Solutions, discusses the importance of developing bespoke solutions for schools.If targets set out by the Government to reduce carbon emissions and improve the efficiency of the UK’s…

Future learning spaces

As many modern educational institutions expand and develop, they are finding it necessary to replace deteriorating school buildings with modern architecture that provides a comfortable working space for the future. In addition, the constant…

Foamglas meets the challenge

Curl la Tourelle Architects have specified Foamglas cellular glass insulation at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Junior School in London to meet the sustainable ethos of the architectural team. The new junior school replaces the existing…

Outstanding lesson in energy saving

An acclaimed Hertfordshire school, with the coveted ‘outstanding’ Ofsted status, is setting the standards in energy saving and is one of the first in the UK to install a high efficiency Dimplex air source heat pump.Sir John Lawes secondary…

Bespoke solution for Hull schools

Apex Wiring Solutions has won a contract to supply modular wiring systems for two new schools under construction in Kingston-Upon-Hull, Humberside.The contract will see them design, manufacture and supply the modular wiring system,…