News relating to ventilation & extraction on BUILDING SERVICES. Keeping you up to date with sector news and innovations.
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  • Bilco UK: Specifying Bilco products just got even easier
    Specifying Bilco products just got even easier
    Bilco UK
    Leading access brands Bilco and Howe Green have recently launched a new website that's designed to provide easy access to all the resources an architect, specifier or building services professional would need to include Bilco and Howe Green products in their next project. The significant investment in the new site acknowledges the importance that...
    21 March 2018
  • Bilco UK: Fire safety and purpose-built student accommodation
    Fire safety and purpose-built student accommodation
    Bilco UK
    There is no doubt that the student population is growing. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) student numbers have almost doubled since 1992. A Universities UK report, ‘Higher Education in Numbers’, states that in the academic year of 2015/2016 there were 2.28 million students studying in higher education in the UK including 1.75...
    29 January 2018
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: The Em-Louvre sidesteps hazardous smoke-vent dilemmas
    The Em-Louvre sidesteps hazardous smoke-vent dilemmas
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    Over the years, some building designers have incorporated uncertified side or top hung windows in apartment and office blocks in order to aid smoke and heat extraction in the event of fire. It’s a high-risk way to address the issue, and one which products like the Em-Louvre smoke vent prove is unnecessary. The Em-Louvre smoke vent is fully...
    20 September 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: When speed's needed, you need to rely on your smoke vent
    When speed's needed, you need to rely on your smoke vent
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    Fire spreads quickly. It can take less than five minutes for a fire to spread across a small building, and when smoke inhalation causes 50% of fire deaths, you need to make sure your fire regulation system meets industry standards. The Em-Vent GL modular smoke vent from Whitesales opens fully in under a minute, making it one of the safest and...
    30 August 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    Whitesales specialise in fully-compliant smoke vents and access hatches using decades of expertise to offer fire safety consultations about any premises. We were pleased to run our Ask The Expert stand at this year’s Firex, helping professionals with fire safety challenges. Q. I own an existing apartment block. The Building Control Officer has...
    16 August 2017
  • International Gas Detectors: Should you utilise detectors with sample pumps?
    Should you utilise detectors with sample pumps?
    International Gas Detectors
    In general terms, the answer to this question is no. Anything that comes between the detector and the hazard introduces the potential for unreliability and consequent detection errors. At International Gas Detectors, we would always try to deploy diffusion based sensors directly into the area of concern. This is by far the most reliable method. In...
    18 July 2017
  • International Gas Detectors: New 2-wire addressable gas detection systems launched
    New 2-wire addressable gas detection systems launched
    International Gas Detectors
    International Gas Detectors has launched a new 2-wire gas detection system that allows all devices to connect addressably using two-core cable. The system significantly reduces install costs. A 2-core cable is able to transmit power and communication at the same time to up to 32 detector nodes per cable run. The detectors are termed ‘detector...
    30 May 2017
  • Lang+Fulton: Lang+Fulton launches new website
    Lang+Fulton launches new website
    Lang+Fulton
    Lang+Fulton is excited to launch a new website showcasing their full range of steel louvres and gratings. It is hoped that the site will be a source of inspiration, as well as technical information, for architects and specifiers covering projects as diverse as wall cladding, car parks, brise soleil, ventilation, screening, flooring and fencing...
    02 May 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Whitesales launch smoke and access division, Sertus
    Whitesales launch smoke and access division, Sertus
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    Whitesales are excited to announce that they have launched Sertus, their dedicated smoke and access division. The official launch took place from their stand at FIREX International. The full and growing product range will...
    14 September 2016
  • Elta Fans in Final for Manufacturing Champion Award
    Elta Fans Ltd
    Kingswinford based Elta Fans [Building Services] is one of just three companies to be shortlisted for ‘Manufacturing Champion’ in the 2015 Express & Star Business Awards. With nearly four decades of manufacturing experience, Elta Fans is the largest UK subsidiary within the Elta Group international family of businesses. Elta Group Chairman, David...
    30 April 2015
  • Boost for Mori dMEV at H&V Awards
    Elta Fans Ltd
    Elta Fans’ Mori dMEV decentralised mechanical extract ventilation unit has been awarded HIGH COMMENDATION in the H&V News ‘Domestic H&V Product of the Year – Sustainability and Safety’ award. Receiving the accolade at an Awards Dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, David Ball, chairman of Elta Group said: “We are delighted that the judging...
    30 April 2015
  • Monodraught: Windcatcher X-Air 10 year no leak guarantee
    Windcatcher X-Air 10 year no leak guarantee
    Monodraught
    We promise your WINDCATCHER X-Air natural ventilation system will not leak for 10 years from the date of commissioning. Monodraught backs up this promise with a full 10 -year product guarantee. This Guarantee is in addition to your statuory rights and is transfearable to any future owner of your building provided that you have paid for the...
    09 April 2015
  • Independant Tests Prove Mori dMEV's Low Running Costs
    Elta Fans Ltd
    The innovative Mori dMEV decentralised mechanical extract ventilation unit takes centre stage on stand N5172 at Ecobuild 2015, as Elta Fans’ presents impressive independent test results from the Building Research Establishment (BRE) that highlight the unit’s low running costs, carbon footprint savings and multi application functionality. One of...
    05 March 2015
  • TROX UK: TROX Easy Product Finder
    TROX Easy Product Finder
    TROX UK
    The Easy Product Finder from TROX has become a vital tool in the building services engineering industry. This latest version of the Design Programme has a modern design, and its intuitive user concept simplifies use. The latest version of TROX Easy Product Finder is available to download from the company's website and offers users the ability to...
    04 July 2013
  • Shawcity: See what our customers say about the EVM Range
    See what our customers say about the EVM Range
    Shawcity
    The EVM Range of environmental monitoring equipment has been designed with versatility in mind. The top of the range EVM 7 instrument allows you to measure real time dust (either PM2.5, PM4, PM10 or Total Dust) and simultaneously take gravimetric samples for further analysis, as well as measure dew point, temperature, humidity and air velocity...
    30 May 2013