Nortek strengthens team with new leadership appointments

Nortek Global HVAC (UK) Ltd has announced its new leadership team in the UK.  The new, strengthened team includes Richard Leese who has been appointed to the role of Division Director heading up Nortek Global HVAC (UK) Limited. Richard joined the company in late 2017 as the company’s HR Director following a career with Pilkington Automotive and the Sandvik Group…

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Ceiling limit overcome

An innovative solution to help overcome structural limitations in provision of lifting aids for disabled people is being promoted by Closomat. A growing issue for specifiers in the public sector is the need for carers to lift and help the one they care for transfer, particularly with Health & Safety guidelines and an increasingly obese population: thus the need for…

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All CHSA Distributor Members to be Accredited by 2020

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has announced its intention to ensure all distributor members are approved as Accredited Distributors by 31 December 2020.  The CHSA Accreditation Scheme for Distributors ensures standards in the industry are maintained.  Our Standards: Your Guarantee.   Approval as an Accredited Distributor means the distributor has successfully passed the independent inspection of its products, which must…

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Landmark Neo-Palladian Hall once thought ‘not fit for purpose’ transformed into St Albans Museum + Gallery – a vibrant cultural hub

Built in 1830 and designed by George Smith, the Grade II* Listed St Albans former Town Hall is one of the city’s most prominent landmarks. The elegant venue has been recently repurposed to designs by John Mc Aslan and Partners as a world-class centre for arts and culture at the heart of one of Britain’s most historic cities. As part…

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Altecnic’s Specification and Technical Teams Awarded CIBSE Accreditation as Heat Network Consultants

With district heat networks becoming a key solution to the UK delivering a low carbon energy economy, Altecnic’s Specification and Technical team members have been awarded CIBSE accreditation as heat consultants. Says Gary Perry, Managing Director of Altecnic: “Heat networks deliver reliable heating and hot water while reducing energy consumption and lowering bills for the end user. Heat networks allow easy…

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The Lampsafe Service

For a safe, professional and fully auditable Lamp Recycling solution For a visibly professional solution in terms of storage and recycling of fluorescent tubes look no further than the Lampsafe Service from Mercury Recycling. Fabricated from lightweight Correx and with aluminium reinforcements the containers are of a sturdy construction and have carrying handles to ensure ease of movement across or…

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CHSA Accredited Distributors achieving over 97% compliance

The results from the 2018 audits of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Scheme for Distributors mean their customers are guaranteed ‘what’s on the box is what’s in the box’.  An average of 97.5% of relevant products across all Accredited Distributors are from CHSA Accredited Manufacturers. The audits, conducted by the CHSA’s Independent Inspector, indicate an average of 98.6% of…

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Chubb Systems Achieves New International Health and Safety Standard

One of first to qualify for the distinction Chubb Systems Limited has achieved the ISO 45001, a new global standard for occupational health and safety (H&S), designed to increase safety, prevent work-related injuries and improve employee health and well-being at work. After an extensive audit conducted by Alcumus Isoquar, which is governed by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, Chubb received official certification. Chubb,…

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OPTEX’S ENHANCED VERSION OF ITS LONG-RANGE LiDAR IS NOW AVAILABLE

OPTEX, the leading manufacturer of detection solutions, has developed new versions of its product firmware and configuration software for its award-winning laser sensor, REDSCAN RLS-3060 series, that brings greater functionality to the existing models. Version 8.0 of the RLS-3060 series firmware and REDSCAN Manager feature a number of upgrades for the long-range, 190 degrees 2D LiDAR series. Both models, the…

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Stay Close and Cosy to Nature with Panasonic & the Dome Experience

The team at Panasonic have been working in collaboration with architects, engineers and local crafts people to create an unfiltered, unique and comfortable luxury living experience in bubble style Domes to bring a 180-degree transparent window to the world of nature. Michael Beare of Finn Lough Resort is the visionary behind this unique holiday experience.  He explains: “Our aim was…

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