Cablofil
With welded steel-wire cable tray becoming increasingly popular for cable management, MATTHEW WAY dispels a few modern misconceptions.
Zucchini
Modern busbar trunking systems offer many benefits over cable, as JOHN CLARKE explains.
MK
Bringing data to office desks is every bit as important as bringing power — and is becoming more so. ALAN DURRANT explains the approaches available and how are they evolving?
Diamond synchrotron
Over 6 km of bespoke cable tray has been installed in the largest scientific facility to be built in the UK for over 30 years. The Metstrut prefabricated cable tray serves the £250 million Diamond synchrotron on the Harwell/Chilton science campus in Oxfordshire. The trays carry all the complex electrical cabling requirements for each of the 24 experimental research stations and the control rooms, laboratories and offices.
Cablofil
Cablofil’s EZ-Path through-wall fire-stop protection system is covered in a 12-page brochure.
Flexconnectors
Lighting connection and control products, extra-low-voltage switching, connection units and prefabricated chains of sockets from Flex Connectors have been used on all nine floors of the new £40 million premises of Matthew Boulton College in Birmingham. The building includes classrooms, meeting rooms, a library and an operating theatre. It enables the college to expand its healthcare, medical and IT facilities.
Mita
All low-voltage electrical services throughout 20 new accommodation buildings at Lancaster University is housed and protected by about 12 km of Mita’s Cableline Solo dado trunking. This £120 million project was designed by Michael Hyde Associates.
Disano

The total lighting track

15 January, 2006
Disano Illuminazione’s Elesystem modular lighting track has 10 copper conductors, each rated at 16 A. It provides 3-phase supply, neutral, dimmer live and neutral, neutral, emergency live and neutral, earth and a free track.
Hager
Hager’s Ashley Euro data modules make possible matching power and data accessories from one supplier.



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Future Office: Designing workspaces for people

Nicola Gillen, director and architect at Aecom talks about her new book 'Future Office' and why we need to focus on building workplaces for people.

Ant Wilson: The strive towards sustainable building

"Over the years 'sustainability' has become the most overused word"- MBE Ant Wilson, Director, and AECOM Fellow

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