Stelrad, Silhouette

Stelrad offers new Silhouette

The latest addition to the growing Stelrad Radiator range is the Silhouette with versions available in the Vita and Softline Series. It features vertical lines on the fascia creating a clean, bold appeal. The Vita has flat grille and side panels; the Softline features curved side panels and grille.

Grundfos Product Centre, GPC

Take your pick with the Grundfos Product Centre online tool

The Grundfos Product Centre (GPC) is an online search and sizing tool that will help users choose the right pump to meet their needs, whether it’s for a new or a replacement project, or even to locate information about pumps users already have.

Trend, IQ Vision 2.2

Trend announces launch of latest IQ Vision 2.2 software

Trend Controls will soon launch IQ Vision 2.2, the latest development of its IQ Vision software. The update delivers a range of cutting edge improvements including extended controller support, faster device discovery and reliability, as well as simplifying the engineering and operation of a BEMS by widening the technical scope of the tasks that it can perform. IQ Vision is configured using the state-of-the-art Tridium Niagara 4 interface.

Grundfos Magna, Magna 1 Model C

Grundfos Magna range grows again

An updated and improved range of Grundfos Magna 1 Model C pumps are now available in both single and twin-head circulator options. These circulators are suitable for use in a wide range of light commercial and commercial applications such as heating, air-conditioning & cooling and hot water circulation. Additionally, they offer the perfect solution in a refurbishment situation where there is a need to either replace a Grundfos UPS product or one of the smaller models from the original Magna family.

Toshiba Air conditioning, R32

Toshiba highlights benefits of R32

Toshiba Air Conditioning has published a new suite of brochures with up-to-date information on its latest R32 refrigerant-based Mirai, Shorai & Daiseikai residential air conditioning systems, as well as the full range of Digital Inverter and Super Digital Inverter light commercial split system range. Toshiba Air Conditioning UK is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Lochinvar, Knight, low NOx

Lochinvar’s new low NOx Knight

Lochinvar’s Knight range of water heaters now features a new type of low NOx burner. Available in four models, these water heaters provide storage capacities ranging from 108 to 358 litres with recovery rates of 140 to 290 litres per hour based on a temperature rise of 50°C.

Lochinvar EcoShield, app-based, smart devise, continual monitoring, water heater

Lochinvar EcoShield gets smart

Lochinvar has adapted its ‘smart’ app-based boiler control system for use with its EcoShield range of commercial water heaters.

Mitsubishi Electric, next-day delivery, e-series, cooling-only, heat pump

Mitsubishi Electric offers 1081kW of chiller for next-day delivery

Mitsubishi Electric has added new 150kW and 180kW modules to its existing advanced range of high efficiency, inverter-driven, e-series modular chillers to expand its the ‘off-the-shelf’ offering to the UK market.

Grundfos, arenas

Grundfos shares in 2018 sporting success

At the beginning of 2018, there were very few expectations that the year would turn out to be a memorable one for English football fans. However, as soon as the whistle blew in Russia on the world’s most watched sporting tournaments, the expectations along with the temperature, rose dramatically.

Stokvis, BV Series, Econoplate, hot water demand, hybrid unit

Stokvis offers wide choice with BV Series

The Stokvis Econoplate BV Series presents specifiers with a wide choice of sizes and outputs to suit premises with modest plant room space and medium levels of hot water demand. These are met by combining one of the manufacturer’s Econoplate plate heat exchangers with different sizes of storage vessel. Crucially, the hybrid unit takes up less space than installing a separate Econoplate PHE and could typically cut capital cost by £2K or more.

Hamworthy, Purewell Variheat mk2. low NOx

Upgraded cast iron boiler from Hamworthy

The upgraded Purewell Variheat mk2 from Hamworthy features the advanced Siemens LMS controls platform, already used in all of the popular condensing, pre-mix Hamworthy boilers.

LG, central controller, ACP 5, control, remotely

LG offers more control with ACP 5 roll-out

The roll-out of LG Electronics’ (LG’s) newest central controller, the ACP 5, is kicking off in key markets throughout Europe including the UK. A fifth-generation control solution, the ACP 5 incorporates a number of upgrades that respond directly to users’ feedback. With LG’s innovative technologies onboard, the model boasts an exceptionally smart management system, expanded capabilities and features designed to increase operational efficiency.

Rinnai, low NOx, Infinity Solo, continuous flow water heater

Rinnai Solo for low NOx flow

Rinnai Infinity Solo condensing and low NOx water heater combines the advanced technology of low NOx wall-mounted continuous flow water heaters with a stainless steel storage cylinder in one compact footprint.

Reznor, PREEVA, warm air heaters

Get ErP-ready with Reznor’s PREEVA

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).

Desigo Control point, building management station

Straightforward controls from Siemens

Desigo Control Point is the new embedded building management station from Siemens. It consists of touch panels in several sizes and of web servers that enable remote control of buildings from any smart device. Installation and operation are straightforward.

BSRIA

BSRIA inspires tomorrow’s engineers

BSRIA has launched its 4th Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers publication which was written by workplace student Abigail Teekaram (pictured). This insightful report looks at the careers of some successful engineers at BSRIA, among its membership and in the industry.

JTL

JTL scoops Asian Apprenticeship award

Apprenticeship training organisation JTL had a highly successful night at the recent Asian Apprenticeship Awards in December held at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. JTL’s Jon Graham (pictured) collected the Learning Provider of the Year Award for 2018 and one of its apprentices – Shabeeb Mohammed from Rotherham - won Apprentice of the Year in the Construction sector.

Grundfos

Don’t be left out in the cold - choose a Grundfos CONLIFT

As the winter season starts to take hold, boiler breakdowns will become more prevalent and these can frequently be caused by freezing condensate pipes. There are a number of recommendations on how these can be minimised and one of these is that condensate pumps should be fitted both in new and remedial situations.

Cistermiser, Keraflo

Cistermiser and Keraflo new online image with website

Cistermiser and sister company Keraflo are jointly presented in a brand new corporate website (See link below) which reinforces a shared commitment to producing smart, efficient water management solutions that optimise control, deliver savings and help to ensure the safety and preservation of the earth’s most precious resource.

Rehau

Make some noise for acoustic pipework course from Rehau

Rehau has launched a new CPD course for professionals who want to learn more about the specification and installation of acoustic soil and waste pipework solutions.

Grundfos

Grundfos are with you on the GO

With so many apps available nowadays, it can be hard to work out which ones are worth downloading. Grundfos has been working to make life easier for anyone who fits domestic and commercial circulators, and these apps are available for free from the App Store and Google Play.

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls offers low-GWP chiller platforms

Johnson Controls has introduced the York YLAA scroll chiller available with low-global warming potential (GWP) R454B refrigerant from 190 to 530 kW cooling capacity.

Stokvis

Stokvis provides compact response To DHW demand

Locations such as pubs, restaurants and sports pavilions and commercial buildings of similar size are proving popular applications for the Econoplate BV Series of semi-instantaneous hot water units, thanks to their responsive and high performance, compactness and lower capital cost compared to traditional solutions.

Grundfos

Grundfos Ecademy has all the right ingredients for training online

Today many more industry professionals are able to take advantage of the great flexibility offered by Grundfos Ecademy. This means that no matter if a user’s focus is on large or small projects, or if they are involved with supplying or specifying pumps within a domestic set-up or in larger commercial buildings; or perhaps they operate mainly within industrial applications or specialise in water utilities; there are specific modules that have been designed to help everyone to gain a deeper insight into many of the pump challenges that might be encountered.

Trend

Trend has the Vision to monitor, manage and control smart buildings

Trend Controls has unveiled the latest development of its IQ Vision software. It integrates Trend controllers, third-party devices and internet protocols into a centralised software platform that allows modern connected buildings to be managed efficiently.

Reznor

Reznor opens new European distribution centre in Belgium

On October 31st, Reznor opened their new distribution centre (DC) in Wervik, Belgium.

Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric hosts partners in showcase Turkey conference

Mitsubishi Electric hosted over 50 members of its Partner Programme at its ME VIP conference in Turkey. The guests were given an exclusive tour of Mitsubishi Electric’s latest European factory, where its range of M Series air conditioning products is manufactured. The factory is 40,000 m2 and has an annual capacity of 500,000 air conditioning units.

Siemens

Straightforward controls from Siemens

Desigo Control Point is the new embedded building management station from Siemens. It consists of touch panels in several sizes and of web servers that enable remote control of buildings from any smart device. Installation and operation are straightforward.

BPMA

In need of basic pump knowledge?

As part of its ongoing commitment to provide knowledge and training to its Members and the wider pump-using industry, the BPMA has secured CPD accreditation across its full training programme.

BCIA

BCIA Awards 2019 open for entries

Entries for the Building Controls Industry Association Awards close on 21st December 2018, so there is still time to enter. 

Lord Rupert Redesdale

Boost for energy efficient products in 2019

Speaking to MBStv, head of the Energy Mangers Association (EMA), Lord Rupert Redesdale, reminded all building owners and product suppliers that in April 2019, the new Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) scheme comes into force.

GEZE UK

Smart safety solutions launched at London Smart Buildings Show

A smart hub that controls of door, window and safety systems is being launched by GEZE UK at the Smart Buildings Show, (7-8 November 2018) at the Barbican, London. The system can be seen in operation on Stand F3 in Hall 2.

Grundfos

Hub designed by Grundfos with busy engineers in mind

The Grundfos for Engineers hub has been developed to keep its engineering partners up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry, and on the wider subject of energy efficient advanced pump technology and fully integrated pump systems.

LG

Smart control from LG

AC Smart 5 is the latest generation of LG’s smart control solutions, that offers a flexible user interface and full compatibility. AC Smart 5 boasts enhanced control capabilities that enable users to maximise user comfort and operational efficiency.

Belimo Energy Valve

Belimo Energy Valve now on the cloud

With the integration of the Belimo Energy Valve into the Belimo Cloud the users create their own account to have full transparency about the energy consumption in the cooling/heating application – from anywhere and whenever they want. Access to the Belimo online services makes life easier and gives the security to always have the best settings for the devices.

Aermec, NRV

Aermec expands NRV modular chiller range

Aermec has launched the NRV range of modular air/ water chillers that combine the benefits of a single large chiller with the advantages of multiple small chillers.

Rinnai

Continuous supply from Rinnai

The Rinnai HDC 1200i continuous model for use on all high demand commercial sites is now available.

Toshiba

New Toshiba heat pump

Toshiba’s Estia 5 heat pump is now available and highlighted in a new brochure. After 10 years of continuous research and development in air-to-water heat pump technology, the new series of Estia heat pumps delivers energy efficient, low cost heating and cooling for homes and small commercial properties.

Rehau

Rehau’s sound approach

Rehau has launched Raupiano Plus, a system of polymer pipes, fittings and accessories which offer a superior acoustic soil and waste solution. Raupiano Plus pipes feature a unique multi-layer composition which reduces noise without the need for additional lagging. 

Rinnai

Rinnai rated for continuous flow

Plumbing and heating engineers have rated highly Rinnai continuous flow systems in a recent survey, identifying the company as having ‘superior quality’ to competitor products.

Micronics

Clamp-on from Micronics

The New U1000MKII-HM from Micronics is a clamp-on ultrasonic heat meter alternative to traditional inline energy meters, for energy management and billing applications in domestic and commercial projects.

Siemens

Straightforward controls from Siemens

Desigo Control Point is the new embedded building management station from Siemens. It consists of touch panels in several sizes and of web servers that enable remote control of buildings from any smart device. Installation and operation are straightforward.The use of native BACnet ensures that third party devices can be integrated and operated.

Reznor

Reznor 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%. These criteria apply for new installations and when replacing products. Our ErP compliant range includes the highly efficient RHeco series of energy saving condensing gas fired unit heaters, which has been ErP compliant for years.

RDM

RDM to update DMTouch to v3.0 in 2019

Resource Data Management (RDM) is updating its front-end DMTouch in early 2019. This is a gateway interface to a number of standard and proprietary HVACR and BEMS devices. Users can expect major internal changes, a sleek new graphical interface and new demand-driven functions and features.

Grundfos

Grundfos says don’t replace, e-place

The Grundfos Product Centre (GPC) is known as the ‘go to’ pump selection tool for industry professionals. It makes choosing the right pump as easy as possible, whether new or replacement. Log onto the Product Centre and select the REPLACEMENT option. Enter the name of the old pump into the search field or enter the pump name and other data into the Classic Search field.

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