Atag Q Series, Atag Commercial

Atag Q Series sees significant sales growth

Atag Commercial has reported a significant 68% increase in sales of its Q Series range of boilers over the last 12 months. The robust manufacture and efficient operation are two key reasons for the product’s popularity with specifiers.

Trox, Trox PWX Series

Trox launches new high efficiency fan coil range

Trox has announced the launch of a major new fancoil range – the Trox PWX Series – which brings to the market a 25% to 35% energy efficiency improvement over alternative models, with outstanding acoustic performance, and BACnet-enabled integrated controls packages as standard.

EasyParts, Johnson Controls

EasyParts online spares from Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is launching its EasyParts online chiller and air conditioning spares platform in Germany, following successful roll-outs of the award-winning Amazon-style system in the UK, Middle-East and northern Europe.

Ellis, cable cleats

Ellis takes a twist on cable cleats

Cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis, has once again demonstrated its innovative approach to product development with the launch of the twist-foot Vulcan+.

Panasonic

Panasonic launches new warranty scheme

Panasonic’s new warranty scheme is now in place, with Standard, Extended and Extended+ options for its heating & cooling products purchased within the UK.

Grundfos

Grundfos Ecademy platform offers commercial training

The online learning platform Grundfos Ecademy has been around for over 10 years and was traditionally aimed at plumbers and merchants working within the domestic pump arena. This was the case until recently, when a host of new topics aimed at consultants and specifiers working on larger commercial projects was added to the curriculum.

Dunham-Bush

White is the new grey for Dunham-Bush product line

In response to popular demand, from January 1, 2018, the standard colour finish for the best-selling Dunham-Bush Series ASM, CM, UH, Ocelot and Finvector ranges of fan convectors will be white (RAL 9010 semi-matt).

Fernox

Fernox opens new UK manufacturing facility

Fernox has opened its new chemical water treatment manufacturing facility in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Bringing employment opportunities to the local area and supply chain benefits, the new facility has increased production capacity and flexibility.

Kingspan
Kingspan’s new Derbyshire site

Kingspan investment

Leading insulation manufacturer, Kingspan Insulation Ltd, has announced it is investing €17 million in two state-of-the-art, low waste production lines at its facilities in Derbyshire and North Yorkshire, further enhancing its portfolio of construction and mechanical engineering insulation products.

ErP, Nortek

ErP-ready products from Nortek. We’re ready, are you?

Warm air heaters are subject to Lot 21 of the directive and radiant heaters to Lot 20. Minimum efficiencies for warm air is now 72% and radiant heaters is now 74%.

UCL, R32, Mitsubishi Electric

UCL switches to R32 with Mitsubishi Electric

One of University College London’s (UCL) main buildings has been equipped with a new R32 air conditioning system from Mitsubishi Electric.

Panasonic, Ceiling cassettes

Panasonic ceiling cassettes offer efficiency

Panasonic’s latest generation of ceiling-mounted PACi and ECOi 90x90 indoor cassette units have been developed to satisfy customer demands for an air conditioning system that provides energy savings, maximum comfort and healthier air.

Siemens Building Technologies

Siemens Building Technologies extends its Acvatix range with new ball valves

Siemens Building Technologies has added to its range of ball valves, and now offers a selection of internally and externally threaded valves from 15mm to 50mm. This means that Siemens now offers a complete range of ball valves, suitable for applications in cold- and hot-water systems.

Gripple, Fast Trak

Gripple introduces the Fast Trak to quick and easy installation

Suspension-system specialist Gripple has added a new trapeze bracket to its range. Fast Trak is designed for even faster and easier installation of many mechanical and electrical services, particularly where ceiling space is limited.

Etherea, Panasonic

Panasonic recognised for its design edge

Panasonic has once again been awarded an iF Design Award for its Etherea range, having previously been successful with this product range in 2013. The award recognises the high-quality design of Etherea and its advances in technology. Established in 1953, the iF judges follow strict criteria and consider everything from environmental impact and cosmetic appearance, to functionality.

CPV, district heating, pipe systems

A bullet-proof choice for district heating

A leading district heating pipe manufacturer has launched an innovative new range of flexible pre-insulated pipe systems with reinforced polymer service pipes that improve thermal efficiency and provide higher factors of safety.

Aspen Pumps

Aspen Pumps scoops industry award

Aspen Pumps has won the RAC Cooling Industry award for its Green XL range from Storm Chemicals. Aspen scooped the ‘Air Conditioning Product of the Year - Components and peripherals’ award for 2017.

SWEP, BSRIA, heat exchanger

SWEP gains BSRIA recognition

There has long been an issue about the claimed performance of heat exchangers compared to what they deliver in practice. They are often oversized or deliver heat loads lower than specified, leading to frustration and disappointment on the part of the customer.

Megapress, Pipework, Viega

Viega adds to Megapress connections range

Viega has extended its unique range of Megapress press connections with an innovation engineered for larger thick walled steel pipework. The new cold applied Megapress XL system is safer, cleaner and delivers time savings of up to 80% when compared with welding.

Chillers, Ciat, Heat pumps, Hyrdociat

Meet CIAT’s next generation Hyrdociat

CIAT announces the launch of its new Hydrociat range of highly efficient, compact and flexible water-cooled chillers and heat pumps. This new generation is designed to meet a broad range of heating and cooling requirements while ensuring easy installation and commissioning and offering excellent energy efficiency.

Grundfos

Grundfos says take your pick online

The Grundfos Product Center is an online selection tool that will help you to size and specify pumps for any need. Launched two years ago, it has continued the tradition of offering a leading-edge pump selection tool to a range of professionals who need to specify pumps .

Lochinvar, heat pumps

New high-capacity heat pumps from Lochinvar

Lochinvar has extended its Amicus range of air source heat pumps (ASHPs) by launching five higher capacity models.

Zehnder, radiant, Alumline, panel

Zehnder leads radiant market with Alumline

Alumline is the next step in Zehnder’s innovative approach, providing a high-performance economical alternative for commercial projects.

barrier, Ecex, fire

Ecex puts up barriers to fire dangers

ECEX has introduced a new service to provide a wide range of services including fire stopping of walls, floors and risers; fire barriers; structural fire protection; fire-rated ductwork and air sealing. Products used are designed to provide optimum fire safety for personnel and buildings. Materials used include Vicuclad non-combustible board for fire protection of ductwork; and Nullifire spray system that can provide up to 120 minutes’ fire protection to structural steel sections. ECEX also offers a FREE site survey and detailed report and quote from experienced personnel. All ECEX operatives hold relevant, nationally-recognised qualifications.

ErP, Nortek

ErP – We Are Ready Warm Air, Radiant and Heating Products are now affected by European Regulations

Warm air heaters are subject to Lot 21 of the directive and radiant heaters Lot 20. Minimum efficiencies for warm air is now 72% and radiant heaters is now 74%. Crucially, these minimum criteria are applicable for both new installations and when replacing existing products. As a result, customers can be assured that the heating equipment they are purchasing is highly energy efficient and emissions of harmful environmental pollutants are constrained.

DATA Heat Interface Unit, HIU

Efficient Heat Networks Guaranteed

Ever since records began, the DATA Heat Interface Unit has held the number one position in independent testing as the world’s most efficient system for communal and district heating. Many have tried to match it, but none have succeeded.

Elco, Elco Heating Solutions

Elco launches powerful water heater

Elco Heating Solutions has launched the Trigon XL WH – a new condensing direct gas-fired water heater capable of instantaneously supplying large volumes of hot water in commercial applications.

Cool Energy, IceCold

Cool Energy offers IceCold solution

UK-based Cool Energy UK is bringing IceCold technology to the UK market. This is a solution for refrigerant-based HVAC equipment that uses oil within the refrigerant.

Grundfos, SCALA2

Grundfos offers boost for all

The water pressure in our homes isn’t always what it should be however, and today the Grundfos SCALA2 delivers the perfect boost. These WRAS approved units are the perfect choice for residential buildings with up to three floors and 8 tap outlets. Their flexibility makes them the ideal and only boosting partner that you will need to deliver the water delivery results that are required around the home.

Panasonic, Aquarea

Panasonic offers complete Aquarea range

Panasonic has announced a complete All-In-One H Generation range of air to water heat pumps. This compact and super-efficient series spans six capacities from 3kW-16kW and is an ideal solution for any application.

Stulz mini chiller option

Stulz now offers a WPA mini chiller with integrated free cooling. It has been designed specifically for data centres with low cooling requirements and industrial chilling.

CIAT

CIAT roadshow finale at Twickenham

CIAT’s 2017 International Roadshow finished its UK leg in style with an event at Twickenham Stadium, attended by leading heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors, installers, end users and building services consultants from across the capital and beyond.

Gilberts

Pressing matters at Gilberts

Gilberts Blackpool, Britain’s leading independent air movement specialist, has further expanded its fabrication capacity with the installation of a new press brake. The new machinery doubles Gilberts’ capability to bend sheet metal at its 90,000 sq ft headquarters, and compliments the addition already this year of a new laser cutter.

SWEP Certified by AHRI

The SWEP Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger range has been certified by the North American Airconditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute. AHRI is a widely trusted source in testing and verifying performance certified heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components.

Combat

Combat energy costs with intelligence

The Combat NRG Controller maximises fuel saving using self-learning optimisation. This controller varies the heating start up time to ensure that the building comes up to the required temperature precisely at the beginning of every programmed "on" period.

Combat

A classic solution from Combat

Combat HVAC provided the heating solution for the new Classic Motor Cars 40,000sqft facility, designed for the restoration and sale of classic, high-end motor vehicles such as Jaguar. Requirements were to provide high levels of efficiency but also due to the sophisticated vehicles, it was crucial that the equipment mirrored that style. Installed were Combat's CTUA suspended warm air heaters consisting of two CTUA60 in the body shop, two CTUA60 in the trim area and two CTUA40 in the customer showroom along with six Combat energy efficient HVE fans.

Evinox, Heat Interface Units

New Evinox ModuSat XR takes HIU efficiency to another level

Evinox has extended its best-selling range of ModuSat Heat Interface Units with the introduction of the new ModuSat XR and ModuSat XR- ECO Twin Plate models. Providing both indirect space heating and domestic hot water, ModuSat XR units are ideal for use in modern, efficient district and communal heat networks. All units deliver fast, dynamic domestic hot water response, and the ModuSat XR-ECO models also provide ultra-low DHW return temperatures to the primary heat network.

Smith's, air curtains

Smith’s adds stylish and functional air curtains to its range

Specialist in hydronic fan convector products, Smith’s Environmental Products (SEP) is adding air curtains to its family of products.

Ideal Commercial

Ideal Commercial scoops BSS Award

Ideal Commercial Boilers has been awarded Supplier of the Year at the annual BSS award ceremony. The event is an opportunity for BSS to recognise the hard work and dedication of its key suppliers.

MEES, boiler, Ideal Commercial Boilers

Property owners urged to consider energy efficient products ahead of deadline for MEES

With less than 12 months to go before the Government’s new energy bill comes into effect, Ideal Commercial Boilers is urging property investors and landlords to act now to get their properties up to standard and avoid lost revenues.

Cooltherm, chiller

Cooltherm adds to its portfolio with new chiller

Cooltherm is introducing Geoclima’s new Circlemiser chiller to its range. The Circlemiser has been designed with energy efficiency in mind, with an increase in EER of up to 15%.

Star Refrigeration

Star Refrigeration seminars take to the road again

Star Refrigeration’s National Roadshow is hitting the road again in October, and the locations have been unveiled. Senior management members will be delivering free CPD sessions in Sheffield, Bristol, Glasgow, and London as part of the tour.

Stokvis, boiler

Stokvis brings evolution to Construction Week

Boiler specialist Stokvis will be displaying its Evolution range at this year’s UK Construction week (NEC 10th – 12th October).

Rinnai, condensing

Rinnai Infinity 1600E offers ultra-low NOX

Rinnai’s Infinity HDC 1600e range optimises fuel use with advanced condensing heat exchangers combined with innovative down firing pre-mix burner technology. Whether the system is natural gas or LPG, every cubic meter of fuel is used efficiently, and Rinnai offers the reassurance of low-NoX functionality.

Combat

Combat Increases Stock as Temperatures Decrease

Combat understand that during the winter months, time is money and customers required their heating solutions yesterday. That's why Combat has increased their stock levels to ensure that your warm air and radiant heaters are on site when you need them. Our systems are manufactured in Wednesbury in the West Midlands, incorporating a lean manufacturing operation which allows us to reduce manufacturing and lead times to our valued customers contributing to our unrivalled customer service.

BESA, DATA, HIUs

The best just got BESA

The DATA is one of six HIUs tested in 2016 independently to the new UK HIU standards, and demonstrated beyond doubt to offer greater efficiencies than any other system.

ErP

Are you ErP Ready?

From January 2018, Warm Air and Radiant Heating Products will be affected by European Regulations.

Siemens, controllers, Siemens Building Technologies

Siemens RDJ100 controllers – control and comfort

The RDJ100 programmable room thermostat from Siemens Building Technologies is an innovative solution for domestic users, providing 24-hour room control for maximised comfort and energy efficiency. TPI (PID) control ensures high efficiency and accuracy.

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