ebm-papst has helped the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team’s World Championship success

Future energy saving projects will be in the pipeline for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team following a range of successful HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) pilot projects this year with team partners, ebm-papst. Toto Wolff, the Head of Mercedes Benz Motorsport, reflected that the team was, “Delighted with the contribution that ebm-papst has made to our successes…

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Heating costs – it’s not all doom and gloom

  Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is responsible for a huge proportion of an organisation’s energy costs, with heating and hot water alone accounting for 60% of total energy use. Current regulations insist that staff cannot work in cold temperatures but, faced with ever-increasing overheads, organisations of all sizes are keeping an eye open for ways to cut costs.…

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Condair humidifies Polestar Sheffield

A Condair ML Solo high pressure humidification system has been installed in the litho platemaking area at Polestar print company’s award-winning plant in Sheffield. Designed to suppress and disperse electrostatic charges when protective film is removed from the plates, Condair’s low-energy humidifier maintains a relative humidity of 45% in the area. The project was carried out by Cambridgeshire-based HVAC and…

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Improving Closed Loop Water System Performance, Safety and Sustainability with Tablet Antimicrobial Technology

  Christine McInnis, The Dow Chemical Company A new solid tablet antimicrobial technology, KATHONTM 7 TL solid biocide from The Dow Chemical Company, is increasing safety, performance and sustainability in small-to-medium-sized cooling water systems such as cooling towers in hospitals, nursing homes, universities and hotels. The tablet antimicrobial treatment is helping systems perform better, facilities save money on electric costs…

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ENERGY SYMPOSIUM FROM FLAKT WOODS

Fläkt Woods, a leading manufacturer of ventilation and air movement products, is running its second Energy Efficiency Symposium on Thursday 18 June, following the success of a similar event held last December. Being held at The Building Centre, London, guests are invited to join the Fläkt Woods team as well as guest speaker, Professor Tim Dwyer, from 6pm, to learn…

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UK technology battles for European renewable energy award

World’s largest heat pump – built in Glasgow – shortlisted for climate-change-defying heat pump technology.  Online poll opens at bitly.com/voteSTAR – and Star Renewable Energy director urges Brits: “Cast your vote for some great British engineering on Election Day” The world’s largest district heat pump – manufactured in Glasgow and installed in Drammen, Norway – has been shortlisted for a…

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Fully funded biomass boilers from Wood Energy

Whitby High School is benefiting from an efficient new Binder biomass boiler supplied and maintained by Wood Energy, with no upfront capital cost, thanks to an ESCO scheme provided by AMP. At this time of year having a reliable, affordable source of heating is absolutely essential for schools, hospitals and businesses up and down the country. However, for many the…

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Monodraught Offers Cool-phase with Salix Finance Funding

With the recent Carbon Trust Annual Survey showing energy costs as a key issue for most SMEs and corporate organisations, Monodraught has joined with Salix Finance Ltd to help empower public sector organisations to take a lead in tackling climate change by helping to drastically increase their energy efficiency with the installation of Monodraught’s Cool-phase system. Salix Finance’s 100% interest-free…

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Fast and reliable cooling solutions for UK theatre industry

According to a recent National Theatre report almost twice as many people visit the theatre every year in London as watch Premier League football. Theatre is a vital part of UK culture and yet when the summer temperatures soared to over 30°C this year, it made sitting in a full theatre without proper air conditioning particularly uncomfortable. With the likelihood…

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Reznor Provide the Perfect Packaging

 Reznor, the UK’s leading supplier of gas-fired warm air heating and ventilation systems, have recently completed a project for food packaging manufacturer A P Burt. A P Burt moved from their existing premises in Portishead to a larger premises, still in Portishead, and Reznor were asked to provide and energy efficient heating system for the new building. Reznor were able…

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