Cloudfm to offer 10-year warranty on Mitsubishi Electric equipment

In yet another first for the facilities management provider, Cloudfm has announced that it is now able to offer a 10-year warranty on all Mitsubishi Electric equipment managed on behalf of its clients. The move comes after the company was awarded BSP (Business Solutions Partner) status with the manufacturer which enables it to offer an extended 7-year warranty. Cloudfm will underwrite…

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Windhager helps company to reduce carbon footprint with large biomass installation

Windhager has recently supplied a 720kW biomass heating system to a global manufacturer of process plant equipment, based in the UK. Charles Thompson Ltd. has installed three Windhager BioCABINS, each holding a 240kW BioWIN Excel Kaskade biomass system, at its headquarters in Rotherham. The new biomass system, installed by PC Kelly Plumbing & Heating, was chosen by the company to…

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Good things come in small packages

It is often said that the best things come in small packages, and nowhere is that more true than in the installation of combined heat and power (CHP). In fact, the most successful CHP installations in the UK have been kept purposefully small. Gary Stoddart, general manager at SenerTec, explains why. As facilities managers will know, the heating and hot…

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Herschel Far infrared cuts family’s heating bill

Living in a house dating from 1350 heated by storage and plug-in electric heaters, Rebecca and Richard Collis were struggling to keep themselves and their new baby warm. With spiralling energy bills, they decided to install Herschel Far infrared heaters throughout their home and are now not only warm but have cut their monthly electricity bill from £153 to £40.…

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Drayton miGenie receives great reviews

Heating controls specialist Drayton has received positive feedback from early adopters of its new miGenie range of internet connected heating controls. The collection of control packs – known as miGenie Wishes – utilise smart technology, enabled by an intuitive app that users download onto an iOS or Android smartphone, tablet or Apple Watch. This allows homeowners to regulate their heating…

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Looking to Control the Temperature of Your Lobby?

With a Boon Edam Heater it’s a Breeze! During periods of cold and windy weather, why allow the temperature in your lobby to drop? Just because it is chilly outside, doesn’t mean your reception area should be cold too. The revolving door has become a significant choice for many architects and facilities managers due to the way they naturally help…

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Stokvis discusses the best gas-fired air heaters for large open spaces

The fully CE-approved, Stokvis Econo-Air range of gas fired air heaters encompasses both direct fired (SDF) and indirect fired (SIDF) models The newest breed of gas-fired air heaters is designed for large open spaces such as factories, warehouses, sports halls, conference centres, exhibition halls, arenas and swimming pools. Features include fully-modulating burners which boast accurate temperature control and high efficiency,…

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Weatherite – Thinking inside the box

‘AirBox’ from Weatherite Air Conditioning Ltd is their latest air containment solution – providing an energy-efficient addition to Data Centre airflow management. Based on years of expertise gained in providing cooling solutions for some of the most demanding blue-chip clients within the IT critical sector, AirBox provides an effective way to help control airflow within data centres, server rooms and…

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Humidity matters at Jersey Air Traffic Control

Jersey Air Traffic Control has recently installed four Condair steam humidifiers at its centre in Jersey Airport, which is responsible for the coordination of air traffic in the busy skies above the Channel Islands. Air traffic control is a demanding role, with aircraft and passenger safety its primary goal, and the humidifiers help provide a comfortable and productive environment for…

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How much did HVAC actually cost you last year?

HVAC systems can devour more electricity than anything else in commercial premises, but how can you measure and control these costs? The single biggest consumer of energy in a typical UK commercial building is the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Over an average year, the air con system alone could guzzle more electricity than a building’s annual heating…

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