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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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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