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Are You Ready For The Changes To The Gas Appliances Directive?

The Gas Appliances Directive (GAD) is changing.  From 21st April 2018 all products in the market will have to comply with the new Gas Appliance Regulation (GAR).  Nick Winton, Divisional Manager for Nortek Global HVAC UK Ltd explains more about the changes and the absence of any transition period.  The EU GAD is changing and will be replaced by the…

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IDEXX Launches New, Simple, Rapid Water Test across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to Aid in the Fight Against Legionnaires’ Disease

Legiolert™ radically simplifies Legionella water testing compared to current culture methods IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiology testing for water, has announced the introduction of Legiolert, a new culture testing method that enables building owners and facility managers to simplify water testing and reduce the risk posed by Legionnaires’ disease. Legiolert is a highly sensitive method for the confirmed…

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Gateshead school set to save thousands by implementing green energy projects

A secondary special school in Gateshead is set to save tens of thousands of pounds and significantly reduce its carbon emissions after investing over £77,900 in multiple energy reduction projects, using Salix Finance’s interest-free government funding. Dryden School provides secondary education to students with special education needs. As Dryden is a high energy user they wanted to reduce their energy…

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Keeping your HVAC airways clean

Richard Betts, Managing Director of RABScreen, the external filter specialists, discusses the importance of airflow in heating and cooling systems. Airflow is the single most critical element in the correct operation of all air heating and cooling systems. Yet most systems do not have the correct airflow. As a result compressors overheat, fans blow hot air and heat exchangers at…

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GAP Hire Solutions strengthen their hire fleet with more LED lighting sets from Trime UK Ltd

The national equipment hire group, GAP Hire Solutions, care about the impact they have on the environment. Their Green Action Plan sets out the steps they are taking to reduce their carbon footprint and the support they provide to their customers to help them increase their own sustainability. In support of this action plan, GAP have committed to a further…

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New Los Angeles Federal Courthouse kept safe with FFE’s beam smoke detectors

Four Fireray 5000 detectors installed in new state-of-the-art building To ensure optimum fire detection in its large atrium, the impressive new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse has installed four Fireray beam smoke detectors from FFE. The units were commissioned and installed by SimplexGrinnell. “Because the atrium is so high, conventional smoke detectors were not suitable for this installation,” commented Managing Director…

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