Viega’s press connection technology provides modern solution for engineering training facility

Viega has supplied its German engineered press connection technology to the development of a new state-of-the-art engineering centre at Coleg Menai’s Llangefni campus. The construction of the new facility, which will help train the next generation of engineers has utilised Viega’s Profipress copper piping connections as well as the industry first Megapress solution for thick-walled steel tube across the hot…

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A closer look inside Jangro’s new catalogue

The UK & Ireland’s largest network of independent janitorial and cleaning distributors introduces Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies 2019/20 catalogue This summer sees the launch of Jangro’s brand new Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies 2019/20 catalogue. Available both online and as a hard-copy, it is packed full with the latest innovative and sustainable products for washroom, housekeeping, kitchen hygiene, floor care, waste…

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IDEXX Legiolert® Receives NF Validation Certification by AFNOR for Legionella pneumophila Testing

IDEXX, the global experts in water microbiology, has announced that the Legiolert® test, used for the rapid, confirmed enumeration of Legionella pneumophila in hot and cold sanitary water and cooling tower water, has been granted the NF Validation by AFNOR Certification, under the reference No IDX 33/06 – 06/19.  The AFNOR Certification follows a study that was carried by independent expert laboratories. The performance of the…

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How ProEconomy’s Advanced Water Treatment and Management Service Is Revolutionising Hotel Legionella Control

Used for food production, drinking, showering, cleaning, laundry, air conditioning and for guest facilities such as pools and hot tubs, water can be found almost everywhere in the everyday running of hotels and holiday resorts. As a result, water safety and compliance are vital for hotels to maintain their reputation and keep staff and visitors safe. This is where ProEconomy come…

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‘Royal’ endorsement for accessible space

Accessibility can be achieved irrespective of space and budgetary constraints. The Royal Cornwall Showground, in Wadebridge, is the latest to prove that provision of ‘bigger and better’ wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities, that offer more space, and additional equipment, can be practically delivered. It has opened a Space to Change toilet facility within its exiting toilet block by the main exhibition halls…

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Can solar power survive in a world without feed-in tarrifs?

Since 2010, Government feed-in tariffs (FiTS) have provided a financial incentive for generating energy from renewable sources. Overall, the scheme has been credited with increasing demand for clean energy which, in turn, helped to stimulate investment into research and development. It’s perhaps not surprising, therefore, that many in the renewable energy sector were dismayed by the Government’s abolition of FiTS…

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FM workers display higher levels of hygiene

New research suggests that FM workers are more likely than others to blame colleagues for spreading illness, and also tend to take cleaning into their own hands to maintain hygiene levels. The report commissioned by London-based cleaning firm, Cleanology, looked into behaviour around illness and work, and attitudes towards workplace hygiene. Interestingly, it found that 80 per cent of FM…

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Olympus KeyMed Choose Artic!

Artic Building Services were awarded the contract to replace the existing Carrier Chiller at Olympus KeyMed. Artic offered a turnkey project to supply and install a new economical Airedale TurboChill Chiller which includes a maintenance free Turbocor compressor. Prior to starting any works onsite Artic undertook a pre-validation including checking the existing chilled water flowrates. All installation works were covered…

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