2020 brought many challenges to the mechanical pipe joining sector and the construction industry as a whole, but as we wave goodbye to a grim year, we can say with certainty that the industry attained great achievements.
With greater pressure on construction projects to be delivered on time and on budget in a challenging climate, material selection is arguably more important than ever – and supply piping systems is one area of building services where this is clearly evident.
Expansion vessels are an essential element in any commercial heating system but ensuring you have the right one requires complicated calculations. Here, Rob Jacquesdiscusses the complexities of this ‘simple’ technology and offers guidance on making the right choice.
Valves and actuators are largely unseen elements of a building services system, but as Neil Gibson explains, they can have a significant impact on system performance, occupant comfort and energy efficiency.
Off-site build (often abbreviated to OSB), has started to become more of an identifiable trend in a wide range of applications in recent years. Glynn Williams why this approach to building services is increasingly popular with engineers and installers.