Fire Fighting Enterprises Gains CCCf Approval in China

Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detector all set for Chinese market Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE) has received CCCf approval for its Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detectors, allowing the company to distribute them in China. Using infrared beams, optical beam detectors can identify smoke over much larger areas than traditional fire detection devices, making them perfectly suited for large indoor…

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Failure to test and maintain fire prevention equipment can lead to serious consequences

Ventilation duct systems may be out of sight but should never be out of mind when it comes to fire prevention says Dermott Quinn MD of duct maintenance specialist Ductbusters. “Ducting provides the perfect conduit for fires to spread rapidly through buildings – and into neighbouring buildings,” he says. “The heat build-up inside ducts can cause combustible materials nearby, such…

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MUV Electric Wheelbarrow wheels away inefficiency

The new MUV Electric Wheelbarrow, or mini-dumper, from Nu-Star Material Handling not only allows operators to transport heavy loads with ease, it eliminates the unnecessary ergonomic challenges and production halts associated with traditional wheelbarrow solutions. Furthermore, the savings made in reduced labour and enhanced efficiency ensure rapid return on investment in sectors that include construction, industrial, agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and…

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LCC Support Services backs Living Wage

LCC Support Services Ltd., the national independent cleaning and support services business, is backing the Living Wage Foundation and its hourly rates on all 2015 tenders. The Company is providing every new tender with the requested competitive quote and a second tender based on the Living Wage programme. This allows clients to make their own decisions on hourly rates based…

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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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School benefits from PEL’S fire & security expertise

PEL Services Ltd., one of the UK’s foremost providers of commercial fire, security and communication systems, has completed the installation of a new access control, intruder alarm and fire alarm system for a school in Reading, Berkshire. St John’s CE (Aided) is a multi-cultural, multi-faith, Church of England Primary School. To expand its capacity and modernise its facilities the school…

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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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Limescale Solution that’s Fit for a Gym

A popular leisure and fitness club in London has finally overcome its battle with limescale deposits and lime bloom in its changing and showering facilities thanks to the installation of KalGUARD, a scientifically-proven electrolytic device from Sentinel Commercial. Showerheads, cubicle walls and tiled flooring have all benefitted enormously from the eradication of limescale accumulation, ensuring that the facility maintains its…

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Dirty ductwork – the hidden fire hazard in your kitchen

Commercial kitchens play a crucial role in many public sector organisations, such as hospitals, schools and prisons, so their maintenance and upkeep is vitally important. They are hardworking environments, not just for the people who cook in them, but also for the equipment. Ductwork, extraction and ventilation systems form a critical part of any catering operation, but as the majority…

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Formica Group launches its enhanced Washroom Collection

Formica Group addresses the demand for design versatility and bespoke interior schemes in the washroom sector with the launch of the extended Formica® Washroom Collection. A comprehensive resource of materials and decors, the collection features a strong palette including 25 new decors, and introduces Younique® by Formica Group, a custom laminate service which allows architects, designers and fabricators to create…

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