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Identifying Damp in Your Property

Spotting Signs of Rising, Penetrating and Condensation Damp Maximising the value of your home includes ensuring that your property doesn’t exhibit signs of damp. Follow these steps to identify and eradicate damp. The uncertainty of the Brexit situation is significantly impacting the London housing market, with January of this year experiencing the biggest price drop in a decade. The average…

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IDEAL Networks launches world’s first handheld Industrial Ethernet network and cable tester

IDEAL Networks has launched NaviTEK IE, the first purpose built handheld network tester, designed for commissioning, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of PROFINET Industrial Ethernet networks, plus standard Ethernet IP networks. The new, rugged NaviTEK IE copper and fibre troubleshooter has been developed to simplify the process of testing both cabling and networks in Industrial Ethernet networks that utilise the PROFINET…

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Nurse Call partnership boosts Secom’s health and care portfolio

In a move that strengthens its position in the health and care sectors, Secom plc is partnering with Courtney Thorne to offer the care technology specialist’s Nurse Call solutions. This means Secom will be able to offer existing and new NHS or private sector customers a seamless package of security systems and on-site call technology. Neil Fitzwalter, head of Secom’s…

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CONDAIR achieves workplace wellbeing charter

Condair plc has been accredited by the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, the national accreditation standard that recognises an organisation’s commitment to improving the lives of those who work there. Condair achieved the standard through initiatives such as the introduction of free staff health MOTs, subsidizing gym subscriptions, investing in sit-stand desks and appointing trained mental health first aiders. Condair plc, the…

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Altecnic appoints Product Development Manager in the UK

Britain’s leading supplier of quality hydronic solutions welcomes new product development manager Stephanie Allchurch. Altecnic, along with its manufacturing partner Caleffi, is renowned for its technical innovation and ability to develop advanced solutions that deliver lifetime cost savings for the construction and plumbing industries.  As part of its ongoing commitment to new product development Altecnic is pleased to announce Steph’s…

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Motionspot co-founder appointed as Government Champion for accessible design

In a ceremony at Lancaster Gate, The Minister of State for Disabled People, Sarah Newton MP appointed Ed Warner, co-founder of the award-winning, accessible design company Motionspot, as sector champion for the ‘Design of Products and Spaces’. The new role reflects the importance of designing more inclusive environments, accessible products and making those with a disability – who represent 13.2m…

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Smart desk occupancy sensor launched to help businesses monitor workspace use

Pressac Communications, a UK manufacturer of smart sensor technology, has launched a wireless, low-energy, under-desk sensor to detect occupancy and help companies use office space more efficiently. This new solution allows facilities managers to see live desk availability and collect usage data quickly and easily. The under-desk passive infrared (PIR) sensor is a small, unobtrusive box that sticks to the…

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CLARITY & Co. announces key partnership with InnuScience

Social enterprise, CLARITY & Co. and biotech cleaning innovators, InnuScience, have announced a new joint venture.  It will see the social enterprise – that manufactures a range of everyday and luxury eco-ethical bath and beauty products – co-brand and take over the key logistical processes involved in filling, labelling and palletising InnuScience’s back of house hand care products. The partnership…

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Are temporary chillers the solution to UK stockpiling crisis?

Following news of further stockpiling in both the food and pharmaceutical industry, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions (Chillers) to cope with demand. One viable solution, according to Aggreko, is for manufacturers, retailers and warehousing sector to consider temporary cooling systems / chillers. As food and medicine continue to be…

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