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  • CEDIA welcomes new Code of Practice for AV installations
    CEDIA has given its backing to BS 8590:2014, a new British Standard code of practice for the installation of audio visual (AV) equipment. This British Standard provides recommendations for the installation of AV systems and equipment at the site survey, design, installation and commissioning stages, with important information on health and safety...
    16 April 2014
  • Hamworthy donates two new boilers to Charity of the Year
    Hamworthy Heating
    Forest Holme Hospice in Poole, Dorset, which cares for patients with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, is benefitting from two new high efficiency boilers. Hamworthy donated the new boilers as part of the hospice’s refurbishment, and to replace previous Hamworthy UR atmospheric boilers that were more than 20 years old and running...
    26 March 2014
  • Frese: The rise of pressure independent control valves
    The rise of pressure independent control valves
    It might appear to some that the rapid and widespread implementation of pressure independent flow and temperature control is revolutionising the design of variable flow hydronic systems. However, for Frese this “revolution” has taken more than a quarter of a century to develop and has only accelerated in the last few years due to rising fuel...
    19 March 2014
  • Cistermiser: New website and packaging for Combimate
    New website and packaging for Combimate
    Cistermiser, the specialist water management company, re-launched its well-established limescale-prevention device, Combimate. The changes include brighter, more practical packaging, refreshed branding, and a smart new content-rich website, providing a wealth of customer marketing materials. Since its launch in 1987, Combimate has established...
    19 March 2014
  • Cistermiser: New appointment set to develop and grow washroom brand
    New appointment set to develop and grow washroom brand
    Washroom products specialist Cistermiser is pleased to announce the appointment of its new National Sales Manager, Paul Taylor. Paul joins the team from Geberit, where he enjoyed a very successful career as Regional Sales Director and Senior Specification Manager. In his new role Paul will focus initially on the Cistermiser brand, working with the...
    19 March 2014
  • Airedale International Air Conditioning: Airedale's parent company acquires Barkell Ltd
    Airedale's parent company acquires Barkell Ltd
    Airedale International Air Conditioning
    In its 28 February 2014 statement to the New York Stock Exchange, Airedale International’s parent company, Modine Manufacturing Company, announced it has now completed the acquisition of Consett-based manufacturer of custom-built air handling units, Barkell Ltd. The acquisition allows Airedale to extend its product portfolio to include a range of...
    04 March 2014
  • The 'Cast Iron Way' to fight rising energy costs
    Hamworthy Heating
    As the cost of gas and electricity continues to rise, it is now more important than ever to review your heating and hot water plant to see how you could save money and reduce your energy consumption. This is the theme of Hamworthy’s ‘Cast Iron Tour’ that will be coming to a town near you, demonstrating how you can fight rising energy costs and...
    03 March 2014
  • Cistermiser: Improved urinal flushing valve makes water saving simple
    Improved urinal flushing valve makes water saving simple
    Cistermiser’s infrared urinal flushing valve has just got smarter. The popular IRC model has been re-engineered for 2014, and now comes with a host of features designed to make the installation of the valve even easier for plumbers. The IRC now features an array of coloured LEDs that indicate the status of the flow-controlling solenoid valve, the...
    20 February 2014
  • Newton protects home from floods for third year running
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Specialist Basement Contractor Stonehouse Basements was praised recently by the Oxford Mail for having protected a family’s property from flooding for the third year running. Their home remained dry while others in South Hinksey, Oxford flooded. Owner Adrian Porter, decided to invest in a full flood protection system following extensive...
    13 February 2014
  • UK custom installation market continues to grow
    CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) has announced the findings of its second extensive survey into the UK residential custom installation sector. The results show an industry anticipating healthy annual growth in turnover this year. According to the research, the outlook is positive for the industry - with the average...
    10 January 2014
  • Ensbury boilers scale new heights at Braithwaite House
    Hamworthy Heating
    Hamworthy Heating provided Braithwaite House in Islington, London with a comprehensive heating solution to overcome problems they had been facing with their current boilers and heating system. Reaching 55 metres tall with 19 floors consisting of 108 dwellings this residential building needed a boiler that was long lasting and could cope with the...
    13 December 2013
  • Waterproofing a below-ground structure in Surrey
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Specialist Basement Contractor; Dry waterproofing Ltd was selected by the client to provide a resilient and guaranteed structural waterproofing system for a new build basement in Surrey. Dry Waterproofing Ltd applied Newton 102 WaterPlug compound together with Newton 101F. This was followed by treating the walls and floor surfaces with...
    18 November 2013
  • Frese: 25 years of dynamic valves
    25 years of dynamic valves
    In 2013, Frese celebrates 25 years of dynamic balancing valve manufacture. In the fall of 1988, Frese patented and launched our first dynamic balancing valve solution for HVAC applications and in turn, radically changed the traditional approach to designing and commissioning hydronic systems. Today, Frese continues to be at the forefront of...
    08 November 2013
  • The UK’s highest efficiency condensing cast iron boiler
    Hamworthy Heating
    With over 40 years’ experience of manufacturing and developing commercial boilers, Hamworthy Heating is continuing to invest in cast iron technology to enable them to offer a cast iron condensing boiler with efficiencies up to 108.8%. Despite making the decision to stop selling the iconic Purewell Classic range of cast iron atmospheric boilers...
    11 October 2013
  • Meet Cistermiser at Healthcare Estates expo
    Once again Cistermiser will be heading up to Manchester for this year’s Healthcare Estates Exhibition. Held in Manchester Central on 8th and 9th October, Healthcare Estates is the premier event for professionals involved with the construction and management of facilities in the healthcare sector. Cistermiser will be sharing stand B14 with our...
    26 September 2013