Belimo, actuator, Lars van der Haegen, PR actuator

Actuator specialist Belimo achieved its 100 millionth actuator, reaching a new milestone for the company.

Toshiba, air conditioning, R32, online tool, EN 378, EN378, flammable, ventilation

Toshiba has developed an online tool that automatically checks R-32 refrigerant-based air conditioning designs for compliance with the safety requirements of European Standard EN 378.

Rinnai, Zen, Zen Plus, hot water, heating, smart controls, homes, app

Rinnai is introducing the Zen and Zen Plus home hot water and heating system which combines established manufacture durability with new technologies to offer great energy efficiencies, user control and, importantly, a high level of comfort.

Grundfos, pumps, FireSafe, WRAS, fire safety, CM pump

The Grundfos FireSafe domestic range delivers a compact, consumer and installer friendly response to the growing demand for domestic fire suppression systems as well as meeting the legislative demands that new homes in Wales must meet.

Fujitsu, air conditioning, AUK Distribution, Darryl Smith, Nick Wilks

The partnership commenced at the start of January 2020 with AUK Distribution strengthening the recent collaboration between Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK and Italian Group GI Holdings (GIH), established in 2019 to provide a range of applied products to the UK market.

Rehau, plumbing, plumbing station, sanitary connections, prefabrication, installers

Rehau has launched a range of new plumbing stations; pre-fabricated and pressure-tested single components for making sanitary connections that are millimetre accurate.

Potterton, warranty, gas boilers, commissioning, contractors, Nick Rees

Potterton Commercial is now offering five years comprehensive warranty with free commissioning across its extensive range of stainless steel and aluminium gas boilers.

 Ideal Industries, electrical, training, Warrington, college, wiring,

Ideal Industries, the global specialist in electrical accessories, tools and testing equipment, has developed a partnership with Warrington & Vale Royal College as part of a planned outreach programme with the further education sector across the UK.

Heatrae Sadia, Health Technical Memorandum, HTM 04-01, hot water, legionella

Heatrae Sadia has published a guide to help industry professionals comply with Heath Technical Memorandum (HTM) 04-01. Titled ‘Taking the pain out of hot water in healthcare’ the document is aimed at NHS facilities managers, care home professionals, and management.

Elco, heating, commercial, gas, NOx, brochure

Elco Heating Solutions has updated its Commercial Gas Range brochure for 2020. The newly extended 64-page version now provides consultants, building services engineers and contractors with more information than ever before on the company’s extensive range of condensing boilers and CHP units.

Albion Valves, health and safety, ISO, David Keys

Albion Valves has recently gained the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System accreditation.

Aggreko, Brexit, cooling, chilling, warehousing, Matt Watson

Supplier of mobile temperature control and energy services, Aggreko is raising awareness of how temporary cooling systems and chillers can help in times of business uncertainty such as Brexit.

CHAS, skills, credentials, identification, CHAS People, digital wallet

The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) has launched a workforce identification and credentials management service called CHAS People.

Brymec, Gatwick Airport, warehouse, Luke Reiner

Distributor and manufacturer Brymec has moved into a purpose-built warehouse close to Gatwick Airport.

Swegon, smoke control, dampers, Actionair, Actionpac, fire safety

Indoor climate and smoke/fire control specialist Swegon has launched a new range of smoke control dampers. The Actionair SmokeCommand range has been introduced in response to growing demand for improvements in fire and smoke safety strategies throughout UK buildings.

Carlo Gavazzi, energy monitoring, UWP-A, UWP-M, adapters

Controls and automation specialist, Carlo Gavazzi has launched a long-range wireless solution for energy monitoring.  The UWP-A and UWP-M reduces installation costs and avoids expensive cablings for energy efficiency monitoring projects and provides a solution for applications where a traditional cabled network is unsuitable.

SAV, Insite Energy, Kurve, heat networks, smart metering, energy consumption

SAV and Insite Energy have joined forces to launch Kurve, the market’s first digital smart metering app for heat networks.

Spirotech, HVAC, training courses, CIBSE, deaeration and dirt separation techniques and understanding pressurisation design, installation and implementation, water conditioning, system protection

Spirotech’s HVAC system training courses have received approval from the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers. The courses focus on water conditioning and system protection and have proved popular with engineers. 

LG Electronics, Multi VS, VRF solutions, refrigerant-fuelled variable refrigerant solution

LG Electronics has launched a 4,5 and 6 HP refrigerant-fuelled variable refrigerant (VRF) solution. The Multi VS is aimed at residential buildings that have small balconies with limited installation areas. It is also suitable for small- and medium-sized commercial properties such as shops and offices. 

GM Treble, Grundfos pumps, JS Wright, Pressurisation units, pumps, water boosters

Building services provider JS Wright has enhanced its ability to offer quick resolutions to pump-related issues through a new agreement with leading manufacturer Grundfos Pumps and distributor GM Treble.

air movement, acoustic louvres, arcing blades, Gilberts, louvres, screening louvres

Gilberts new louvres

01 January, 2020

Air movement specialist Gilberts has extended its range of acoustic fixed and screening louvres to enable architects to balance a building’s aural and visual impact. 

Toshiba, online training portal, refrigerant flow, installers

Over 2,000 installers have signed up for training on Toshiba’s online training portal since its launch last year. The programme is available 24/7 and enables subscribers to learn at their own pace to master the fundamentals of air conditioning installation and qualify for Toshiba’s seven year warranty.

Swegon, AHU Design, AHU, selection tool, built-in modelling

Swegon has launched the product selection program AHU Design. This web-based selection tool makes it easy for engineers to design and configure air handling units and carry out advanced energy calculations using built-in modelling to ensure that the solution is the right one for the lifetime of the building.

GPC, Grundfos, Product Centre, pumps, sizing tool

The Grundfos Product Centre (GPC) is an online search and sizing tool that will help specifiers and installers choose the right pump to meet their needs, regardless of the project type, whether it’s a new or a replacement project. The GPC is also a great place to find out more information about pumps already installed for background information.  

Conex Banninger, B Press range, 3 point press, B press fittings.

Contractors and installers are now able to access the B Press range from Conex Banninger from the Screwfix website and, from January 2020, more than 650 branches. This is in addition to other selected merchant partners.

Rinnai, hot water heaters, 17i, 17e, water heating units

Rinnai’s range of ErP A-rated continuous flow gas-fired hot water heaters now includes models specifically aimed and designed for the UK domestic market. The units guarantee high efficiencies and low running costs combined with consistent water temperatures seven days a week.   

Stelrad, CPD, safety radiator, low surface temperature, LSTR

Leading UK radiator manufacturer Stelrad Radiators has released its latest CPD entitled the ‘Evolution of the central heating radiator, with a focus on safety radiators’. The module is RIBA and CIBSE accredited and available online or can be delivered in-person on request.

Albion Valves, hydronic valves, system balancing, PICVs, Les Littlewood, ART 255, FODRV

Albion Valves balances out

02 December, 2019

Albion Valves has extended its range of hydronic balancing valves with the introduction of a fixed orifice double regulating valve (FODRV), the ART 255. The new valve provides an alternative to Albion’s existing ART 250 and ART 270 – which is their double regulating valve and orifice plate option.

Waterloo Air Products, diffusers, shadow gap, plasterline, coanda effect

Air hidden in the shadows

02 December, 2019

The new High Flow Diffusers from Waterloo Air Products PLC have been created so that architects can incorporate a shadow gap feature and hide air terminal devices from view. This follows trends in architecture to create vents, grilles and diffusers that make it easier for architects to complement their designs.

Rinnai, Tony  Gittings, ErP, ISO 9001

Heating and water heater specialist Rinnai has announced that it is targeting double growth in the next ten years.

Rinnai, 11i, continuous flow heater, multipoint water heater

Rinnai is offering 11i continuous-flow gas fired water heaters. They offer high energy efficiencies and are A+ rated.

Myson, radiators, heating, vertical radiator

After the introduction of a range of premium panel vertical radiators last year, Myson has extended its vertical radiator offering even further with the introduction of their new Vertical panel radiator.

 Grundfos, pumps, showers, twin impeller, STR, Amazon

Grundfos Pumps is well-known for its range of reliable circulators, but the manufacturer also offers a wide range of other pump products, including an extensive shower pump portfolio.

Grundfos, Magna1, pumps, circulator, commercial pump, heating systems

The latest updated and improved range of single and twin-headed Grundfos MAGNA1 circulator pump options have been specifically designed for circulating liquids in a wide range of light commercial and commercial applications.

Mitsubishi Electric, London office, energy efficiency, London Plan

Mitsubishi Electric has launched a new London office and a specialist team dedicated to delivering energy efficient HVAC solutions in the capital. The office, located at Sustainable Bankside II in Southwark, demonstrates Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to supporting the growing construction market in London and is specifically aimed at bolstering its consultative offering.

Grundfos, pumps, circulator, UPS3, circulator pump

Since the launch of the UPS3 15-50/60, it has gained a significant following of supporters and those numbers are continuing to grow.

Grundfos, Product Centre, GPC, sizing tool, online, pumps

Grundfos online sizing tool

01 November, 2019

The Grundfos Product Center (GPC) is a bespoke online search and sizing tool that will help specifiers and installers choose the right pump to meet the requirements of any project. It can also be very helpful for engineers aiming to find out more information about the pumps they already have.

Lochinvar, low NOx, NOx, gas fired, water heater, ErP

Lochinvar has launched a new low NOx emission version of the Charger direct gas-fired commercial water heater to help meet air quality targets.

Hoval, UltraGas, condensing

Hoval has extended the upper range of its popular UltraGas condensing boilers with the launch of the UltraGas (1550) – a 1550kW boiler that features a remarkably small footprint for its output of just 3.3m2. The Hoval UltraGas (1550) is currently available as a single boiler and will be launched as a double boiler in the spring of 2020.

 Polypipe, MecFlow, PPR, pipe, Clickweld

A new ground-breaking plastic water supply system for the UK commercial market, called MecFlow, has been launched by Polypipe Building Services.

Swegon, Gold, air handling unit, AHU, modular

Swegon has launched two new modular versions of its Gold air handling unit. The Gold Top and Gold L-Concept address a problem encountered all too frequently by design engineers – the shortage of space made available for building services plant.

Mitsubishi Electric, R32, M Series, Jordan Jeewood

Mitsubishi Electric has extended its R32 offering with the extension of its M Series range to include the MFZ-KT range of R32 floor-mounted units. The range offers more choice for customers looking to switch to the lower-GWP refrigerant with the small- to medium-sized split-type applications.

Panasonic, Cambridgeshire, Aquarea, Monobloc, heat pumps, heating

Panasonic’s Aquarea Monobloc air to water heat pumps are being applied at a new housing development of 20 homes in Cambridgeshire.

Kingspan, Kooltherm, pipe insulation, pipes, installation, refurbishment, Studley Castle

Kingspan Kooltherm pipe insulation is helping the refurbishment of historic Studley Castle hotel. Studley Castle’s refurbishment and extension has been designed to exceed the current energy performance requirements for Building Regulations compliance.

DosaFil, CPD, training, water treatement, water

Water treatment specialist DosaFil offers CIBSE-CPD accredited training to all CIBSE members or any professionals working in the MEP sector.

HygroMatik, humidification, MiniSteam

The new MiniSteam E from HygroMatik is the safe and smart solution for direct room humidification. An electrode humidifier, it operates with normal tap water to generate pure, mineral-free steam.

Ellis, cable cleats, fixing, twist foot, installation

Cable cleat manufacturer Ellis has developed a twist foot fixing mechanism for use on all sizes and types of its best-selling standard cable cleats, Emperor and Vulcan+.

Belimo, sensors, room sensors

The new room sensors and room operating units from Belimo extend the company’s existing sensor range.




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