Atag Commercial, compact pressurisation units

Atag range takes the pressure

Atag Commercial has introduced its new PHR range of compact pressurisation units, designed to automatically top up and maintain the minimum pressure requirements for low- to medium-temperature sealed heating, cooling and chilled water systems. The floor standing and wall mounted units remove the need for cold water header tanks and associated pipework, while also eliminating reliance on mains pressure to provide the system head.

Carlo Gavazzi

Carlo Gavazzi on the pulse

Carlo Gavazzi has launched the SHJWIN, a new wireless digital input module that can also be used to count pulses from energy meters (gas, water, electric) and other sources. The module has 4 inputs that can be configured individually either as digital contact inputs or pulse count inputs, from class B SO outputs usually found on energy meters.

Grundfos Pumps

Grundfos Pumps walks the talk for sustainable business practices

At Grundfos Pumps, sustainability is not a department or a report, rather it is a mindset as well as an important premise for good working practice. As a global leader in advanced pump solutions, we constantly push the boundaries of possibility in energy efficiency and water conservation to help us to reach our goals of bringing value to the world, our clients, our business and our employees.

Daikin Applied

Daikin Applied offers R32 chillers

Daikin Applied has launched a high efficiency air-cooled scroll chiller series with R-32 refrigerant. This is an extension of the company’s Bluevolution range. The new Air-cooled chiller range (EWAT B) will be available for cooling only and heat recovery applications from 80 kW up to 700 kW cooling capacity at nominal conditions.

Evinox

Select HIUs online with Evinox

Evinox has launched the ModuSat heat interface unit (HIU) Online Selector. Available via the Evinox Energy website, this tool recommends the ideal HIU(s) for a district or communal heat network development, based on project parameters entered by the user 

Dunham-Bush

Dunham-Bush expands fan convector range for Summer ‘18

Dunham-Bush has expanded its range of fan convectors for Summer 2018. The new models include the Smart-Vector which has been introduced to help maximise indoor air quality, particularly when Building Bulletin 101 is a requirement.

Carlo Gavazzi

Tune in to lighting control with Carlo Gavazzi Gateway

Carlo Gavazzi has introduced a DALI Gateway, the SB2DALIT8230. It supports adjustment of colour temperature in addition to light level.

FloControl

Flowcon Energy Fit system comes to the UK with FloControl

FloControl is offering the Flowcon Energy Fit system. It is a wireless system which continuously measures energy usage and monitors coil performance, adjusting the pressure independent control valve (PICV) to optimise coil performance.

Grundfos

High and dry with Grundfos

Being left high and dry is something that is not normally an aspiration. However, there are some circumstances both within as well as around the home and garden that will require the successful removal of non-aggressive water, drain water or grey wastewater. When you have such a demand you will require a submersible drainage pump to successfully resolve the situation and remove the unwanted liquid.

HygroMatik

Full steam ahead with HygroMatik StandardLine

Humidification equipment specialist HygroMatik, has launched StandardLine, its new steam humidifier solution.

Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi offers R32 VRF solution

Mitsubishi Electric has launched the UK’s first viable R32 solution for large-scale air conditioning with the new range of City Multi Hybrid VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) products.

Rehau

Multi-occupancy brochure from Rehau aimed at specifiers

Multi-occupancy buildings present a unique challenge to specifiers and contractors, due to the height and scale of the projects, and the limited installation times required for each element. With this in mind, Rehau has brought together all of its products which are suitable for a multi-occupancy projects in one guide, covering everything from plumbing and heating to energy centres.

Swegon Air Management

New ceiling collection from Swegon Air Management

The Ceiling Collection (CC) is the latest group of diffusers to join the Air Diffusion product range. These diffusers have been designed to be as cost-effective as possible and to ensure that from installer to end user, the diffusers are simple to install and maintain and ensure a comfortable environment for the end-user.

Titon, MVHR

Titon’s new MVHR accessories range

Titon has launched a comprehensive new range of accessories for use with its MVHR units. These include Titon’s new aura-t touchscreen controller, anti-vibration mounting kits, First Fix Solutions and condensate drain – each developed as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to producing the most advanced ventilation systems on the market.

Viega

Landmark for Viega Sanpress

Viega has supplied its cold applied Profipress and Sanpress Inox press connection systems to the latest refurbishment of the 17th Century Queen’s House in Greenwich.

Nortek

Nortek is ErP ready right now - are you?

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. Our ErP compliant range includes the PREEVA EC (heating and ventilation unit).

Siemens

Siemens new programmable controllers

The new Siemens PX programmable Compact Controller with island bus complements the Desigo family. It is available in two versions, with either 22 or 36 IO’s on board. It can be expanded with TX I/O modules to cover up to 16 IO datapoints. In combination with up to two TXI2.OPEN, the compact controller also offers various third party integration options. The controllers use the truly open BACnet protocol and are available in either IP or BACnet over LON options. The IP controllers include a built in web communication allowing remote connection.

RDM

RDM helps Pets at Home save energy costs

An award-winning BMS solution using Resource Data Management controls has reduced energy costs by 30% for Pets at Home in under 12 months. The solution designed and installed by energy management consultants Ignite Energy comprised of two elements, LED lighting and BMS is increasing Pets at Home’s ability to control and monitor stores automatically. A unique aspect of the project is the combination of lighting replacement, along with security system integration, and BMS for HVAC and other store systems.

BSRIA

5th Edition of BSRIA’s Design Framework

The 5th Edition of BSRIA’s Design Framework for Building Services is now available in digital format with hard copies available to be pre-ordered.

Weatherite, WispAir AHU

Weatherite fast track response

Weatherite’s new WispAir AHU range is a response to industry requirements for quick turnaround of quotations and a competitivelypriced, quality finished product. The WispAir range further enhances Weatherite’s range of HVAC solutions.

Grundfos Pump School

Pump school now open for course bookings

The Grundfos Pump School has re-opened its doors for a new ‘term’ in 2018 and is now offering a choice of 11 courses covering topics that relate to a wide range of applications including fire, dosing and wastewater.

Rehau, Thermally Activated Building Structures, TABS,

Rehau focus on TABS

Rehau has created a brochure to introduce its innovative Thermally Activated Building Structures (TABS) technology to architects and specifiers looking for an environmentally-friendly heating and cooling system solution.

SCALA 2, Grundfos

SCALA 2 keeps the pressure on

Combining the pump, motor, tank, sensor, drive and non-return valve in one neat package, the Grundfos SCALA2 is the perfect solution to water pressure issues. Automatically adjusting its performance to meet both inlet pressure and water consumption demands, it will provide the perfect pressure for up to 8 water outlets – even with multiple taps and showers running at the same time.

Rinnai, Legionella, continuous flow units

Rinnai smart design defends against Legionella even off-peak

Rinnai’s continuous flow hot water systems offer a solution designed to support building managers and maintenance teams in the fight against Legionella risk.

Stokvis offers guide to PHEs and HIUs

Specifiers across both the heating and hot water service industry and wider construction profession will find the latest downloadable publication from Stokvis Energy Systems an invaluable resource when seeking to improve the energy efficiency of buildings.

Toshiba, Toshiba Air Conditioning, VRF

Compact solutions from Toshiba

Toshiba Air Conditioning has two new compact models of single-fan inverter-based VRF outdoor condensing units, for use in applications with restricted space.

Star Refrigeration

Rising Star in refrigeration

Star Refrigeration unveiled the new Envi range of eco-friendly, industrial CO2 refrigeration packages that provide long-term solutions for smaller scale industrial applications for temperature controlled storage, food and drink manufacturing, inline freezing and chilling, building services, industrial processes, data centres and leisure and ice applications.

Rinnai Infinity, Solo

Rinnai Infinity goes Solo

The Rinnai Infinity Solo range is an efficient heavy-duty gas-fired recirculatory water heater with an insulated stainless steel storage cylinder.

Titon, Inline Mixed Flow Fan

Titon’s new inline mixed flow fans

Titon has introduced the new Inline Mixed Flow Fan range, which is suitable for bathrooms, kitchens and other residential applications. Capable of supplying or extracting air, depending on individual requirements, the fan can be fitted in a loft or ceiling. Available in diameters of 100mm, 125mm, 150mm and 160mm, the new unit also boasts three speeds and has been designed with small installers and end users in mind.

Cooltherm, Geoclima

Cooltherm - Geoclima exclusive partners

Cooltherm has formed an exclusive partnership with Geoclima after 25 years of working in partnership to bring the UK chiller and heat pump technologies. Cooltherm and Geoclima have won numerous awards for their projects and products. Geoclima has been developing special chillers for air conditioning and refrigeration systems, with a focus on efficiency and sustainability. This exclusivity partnership will further cement the product and design support for our clients in the UK, now with up to a 5-year warranty available.

Nortek

Nortek’s ErP-ready heating and cooling

Nortek offers ErP-compliant products for a range of heating and cooling applications. We also offer Airmix, a high induction air distribution system. This is an innovative concept that is quick and easy to install, reliable and inexpensive in operation. The result is very evenly distributed conditioned air at low air velocities and low noise levels, virtually eliminating excess heat stratification and the need for air re-circulation fans.

Clivet

Clivet’s Big Incentive includes Venice trip

Clivet has linked up with The Big Incentive and is now offering the opportunity to qualify for a free trip to Venice for those who spend over £10,000 on its products, which includes it ElfoRoom, ElfoPack and ElfoFresh ranges. Becoming a member of the incentive scheme is easy and free – simply sign up online (see link below) and buy Clivet air conditioning or heating products.

Siemens, Siemens Building Technologies

Siemens sensor focuses on IAQ and health

Siemens Building Technologies’ new fine dust sensor for buildings addresses IAQ issues and the health and wellbeing of occupants.

CP Electronics

CP Electronics has voice recognition for scene control

The new Rapid Scene Control solutions from CP Electronics, the UK leader in lighting control, gives the ability to customise lighting in offices and commercial buildings on a room by room basis using voice recognition and through cloudbased apps via a tablet and smartphone.

Nanoe X, Panasonic

Nanoe X offers cleaner air for all

Panasonic’s Nanoe technology has been upgraded to provide enhanced air purification for an even healthier, cleaner environment, making it ideal for many applications including hospitals, schools and hotels. Nanoe X technology is currently available with Panasonic’s new R32 Floor Console and MU2/PU2 90x90 indoor cassette units compatible with VRF, PACi and GHP heating and cooling solutions.

Grundfos, end-suction pumps

Grundfos end-suction pumps top of their game

Grundfos Pumps are a proven reliable, innovative, end suction pump manufacturer. In their 40 years of delivering these specific pump models, they have introduced many improvements that have enhanced both the product line-up and its application span that today includes water supply, industrial pressure boosting, industrial liquid transfer, HVAC and irrigation.

Unitrunk

Unitrunk prepares for growth

Cable management specialist, Unitrunk, has secured a trio of accreditations as part of a continuous improvement programme intended to formalise systems within the business and lay consistent foundations for growth.

Pegler, Shurjoint

New line from Pegler

Pegler Yorkshire, is introducing a mechanical grooved piping system to its portfolio. Under the brand VSH Shurjoint, this new range will complement the company’s renowned brands such as VSH XPress and VSH Tectite offering a fully integrated piping solution.

Applied Energy, Stokvis

Applied Energy and Stokvis celebrate 30 years of innovation

Geoff Peters’ Applied Energy building services consultancy was founded in 1988 and has been working with Stokvis Energy Systems for 30 years.

Riello, premix, burner

Riello extends its RX premix packaged burner range

Riello has recently extended its RX range of premix packaged burners. Building on the RX range with outputs up to 1500 kW, Riello has now offers variants up to a 3 MW model, whilst still achieving NOx levels of less than 30mg/kWh, combined with very low noise output.

Toshiba

Toshiba focus on safety

Field staff at Toshiba Air Conditioning are bringing a new level of safety to customer sites with a near-miss reporting tool, helping to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries in the United Kingdom and improving safety for employees, customers and the public. Toshiba Air Conditioning UK is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

SAV

Eliminating draughts with smart ventilation

SAV’s AirMaster Smart Ventilation Units (SVUs) incorporate key design features to tackle the common problem of draughts from ventilation systems in classrooms, offices and many other workplaces. These include close control of inlet air temperature and exploitation of the Coanda effect (illustrated on the left) to ensure comfortable conditions in the occupied zone.

Breathing Buildings, hybrid ventilation

Breathing Buildings’ low energy ventilation for new YMCA nursery

Breathing Buildings has supplied its controlled hybrid ventilation system for East Yanton YMCA nursery. The project was originally designed for mechanical ventilation, but the client had concerns about the energy use and maintenance.

Grundfos

An effective hub for pump specifiers based on customer needs

When Grundfos wanted to create an on-line hub for engineers, they knew the best place to start was by speaking to a number of specialist engineers, from different backgrounds, all of whom had one thing in common - their roles meant they needed to specify pumps.

Panasonic, Datanavi

Panasonic at your fingertips

Panasonic has unveiled an app which gives users instant access to product information to support quick and informed maintenance of its heating and cooling solutions.

Actionair

Actionair included in NHS procurement framework

Fire safety equipment manufacturer Actionair has secured prestigious preferred supplier status for the NHS procurement framework ProCure22 (P22), which is administered by the Department of Health.

Cooltherm, Gioclima

Cooltherm - Geoclima exclusive partners

Cooltherm has formed an exclusive partnership with Geoclima after 25 years of working in partnership to bring the UK chiller and heat pump technologies. Cooltherm and Geoclima have won numerous awards for their projects and products. Geoclima has been developing special chillers for air conditioning and refrigeration systems, with a focus on efficiency and sustainability. This exclusivity partnership will further cement the product and design support for our clients in the UK, now with up to a 5-year warranty available.

Nortek

Nortek is ErP ready right now

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. Our ErP compliant range includes the PREEVA EC (heating and ventilation unit).

RDM

RDM offers new Intuitive Controller range

Resource Data Management has upgraded their Intuitive Controller range. The new controllers present optional colour LCD, extended temperature range, dual Ethernet ports, four PWM outputs and increased processing power and memory. The flagship controller in the range, Intuitive TDB, is incredibly powerful making it suited for all HVACR applications requiring PLC control strategies, with the added benefit of communicating across open protocols. Intuitive TDB also comes with the added benefit of built-in and desktop editing, license free PLC software.

Siemens, Siemens Building Technologies

Siemens sensor focuses on IAQ and health

Siemens Building Technologies new fine dust sensor for buildings addresses IAQ issues and the health and wellbeing of occupants. The sensor can monitor and visualise particle pollution and is easy to integrate into a BMS. The sensor uses laser technology to measures particle pollution of the air in two categories: PM 2.5 and PM 10. The fine dust sensor is ideal for use in a variety of buildings with a high number of occupants, such as offices, schools, universities, hospitals and public buildings.

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