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  • Introduction to diffusers and grilles
    Diffusers and grilles are used to provide a covering to ventilation terminals. They are typically found where air conditioning or extraction systems are installed such as in hotels, offices, schools and other public...
  • Introduction to roof ventilation turrets
    Roof ventilation turrets use external wind and temperature to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) as part of a sustainable ventilation system. Unlike mechanical ventilation systems, natural ventilation uses a minimal amount of...
  • Introduction to solar energy
    Products that collect, convert and store solar energy form a large part of the renewables sector. Systems have been developed to suit applications from large-scale solar farms to domestic microrenewables projects.
  • Introduction to emergency lighting
    Emergency lighting is designed to provide back-up lighting during a power outage, so that occupants can find their way to escape routes. Illuminated escape route signs highlight the nearest exit, while emergency luminaires...
  • Introduction to chillers
    Chillers are compressor-based cooling systems that are similar to air conditioners except that they cool and control the temperature of a liquid instead of air. Precision air conditioning chillers enable close control of...
  • Introduction to enclosures / housings / cabinets
    Enclosures, housings and cabinets are used for storing or protecting electrical equipment or industrial machinery. Smaller units provide secure storage and protection from the elements for equipment such as meters and...
  • Introduction to smoke and fire detectors
    Smoke and fire detectors , and associated base units , detect smoke and other indicators of fire. Some detectors issue a signal to a separate alarm system, such as fire alarm sounders, beacons and other signalling devices .
  • Introduction to burners
    Burners are used to heat water for general hot water supply, central heating or industrial processes. Single-stage burners are suited to smaller applications such as domestic properties or small commercial buildings. In mild...
  • Introduction to smoke / fire / air vents
    Smoke, fire and air vents are used for the extraction and ventilation of air or smoke from a building. They are often referred to as automatic opening ventilators (AOVs). During a fire, they open to vent smoke out of the...
  • Introduction to chilled beams and ceilings
    Chilled beams and ceilings are a type of convection HVAC system suitable for use in large buildings. They can provide both heating and cooling. Passive chilled beams rely solely on convection, while the active type , also...
  • Introduction to grease / fat traps and separators
    Grease traps and separators remove fats, oil and grease (FOG) from grey water. They are installed in restaurants, fast food outlets and other commercial kitchens to prevent drainage pipes from becoming blocked. Grease...
  • Introduction to air conditioners
    Air conditioning equipment can form part of HVAC systems in commercial, industrial, leisure and residential settings. Air-con plant may be for cooling only, or provide heating and cooling as required. Comfort air...
  • Introduction to water heaters
    Water heaters are used to provide a continuous supply of hot water, which is stored in an insulated tank. They are available for domestic / residential applications as well as larger commercial or public buildings. Vented...
  • Introduction to floor drain outlets
    Floor drain outlets are typically made from grade 304 or 316 stainless steel or aluminium. They are suitable for surface drainage in commercial kitchens, and industrial food production, pharmaceuticals production and plant...
  • Introduction to humidifiers
    Humidifiers are used to improve dry indoor air conditions that can be created by air conditioning or heating systems. Some provide humidification only , while others offer both cooling and humidification . Isothermal...