PANASONIC INTRODUCES NEW VRF ECOI ME2 SOLUTION

Panasonic’s latest line of VRF systems – the ECOi EX series – provides a new benchmark for the heating and cooling industry, surpassing other models in regards to environmental performance, quality and comfort.  

 

The new Panasonic ECOi EX 7 Series ME2 VRF range is available from November 2016 and includes three sizes of single outdoor units ranging from 8HP to 20HP. Boasting a flexible combination design, installers are able to combine up to 80HP. The wide range of sizes …

ECOBUILD OVERHAULS FLOORPLAN WITH EXCITING NEW FORMAT AS ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTIVE ASSEMBLE BRING TURNER PRIZE WINNING ART TO 2017 SHOW

  • Ecobuild 2017 to transform into a City concept and bring regeneration to life
  • Renowned conference returns with key industry partnerships and big name speakers
  • Dedicated “Redefining Sustainability” zone in partnership with Green Building Councils

Turner Prize-winning architects Assemble are to headline Ecobuild 2017, bringing their award winning Granby project to the show as part of an immersive new experience.

During an exclusive launch event, an entirely new and exciting city-based floor plan format was also revealed for the show.

Bringing …

SARACEN INCREASES ITS FORWARD ORDER BOOK BY ALMOST 30 PER CENT

Saracen Interiors has announced an increase of almost 30 per cent on its forward order book compared to this same time last year with almost five million pounds worth of orders coming in within the last few weeks of 2016. With a plethora of contracts scheduled to start in 2017, from new as well as established clients, the award winning, workplace consultant is on track to demonstrate further continued growth in the coming year.

 

The company saw a climb …

ISG secures further £70 million Imperial College London scheme

ISG is preferred contractor on a circa £70 million project to create the new Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub at Imperial College London’s 25-acre research and innovation campus in White City, west London. ISG has now secured over £130 million projects for Imperial in the past two months, following the recent award of a £61 million scheme to deliver a state-of-the-art home for the Department of Chemistry.

 

Visualisation of the new Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub at

New look website for Schiedel Chimney Systems

To start 2017 off in style, Schiedel Chimney Systems has launched a new look website to better showcase the industry-leading brand and provide a more user friendly platform for its customers.…

HR PROF THE ECO – FRIENDLY FIRE RETARDANT

HR Prof Fire Retardant for Wood which is water based and ECO friendly, now has a comprehensive Classification Certificate from EXOVA BM TRADA for wood species assessed against EN13501-1:2007-A1:2009, EN 13501-2:2007+A1:2009 and the BM TRADA A-MARK Scheme Technical Document “Verification of FPC and classification of products with a higher reaction to fire or fire resistance requirements according to EN 13501”…

PPC remedies poorly painted floor

The Preparation Group’s contracting division, PPC, specialists in solutions for surface preparation, removal and finishing, were contracted to help refurbish the Sobraon Barracks storeroom. The team used its heavy duty Terrco® 701-S Grinding & Polishing machine to remove layers of old floor paint that hadn’t adhered properly, because the original background surface hadn’t been correctly prepared.

Blue Cross Centre Awash with Dulux Trade Colour

Dulux Trade has brought a splash of colour to the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Lewknor, Oxfordshire, brightening up its bi-colour play barn with colours specified by the paint manufacturer’s Commercial Design Service.

 

‘FUTURE PROOF’ YOUR CLIENT’S HOME WITH A STILTZ HOME LIFT

Home lifts specialist Stiltz Lifts recently installed one of their innovative and unique lifts for a retired couple that specifically wanted to ‘future proof’ their home. Although neither had any mobility issues, they were both conscious that, at some point in the future, the stairs in their home may become a challenge.

Mr. and Mrs. Flash share a four bedroom detached house in Middlesex which they love. They felt the genuine possibility of having to move to a bungalow or …

SimpsonHaugh and Partners has completed a £28million landmark housing development for South Kilburn in north-west London.

Queen’s Park Place provides 144 ‘tenure-blind’ homes in a 16,000sqm scheme of three buildings for Bouygues Development and Londonewcastle. A key project in the South Kilburn Regeneration Area, the high quality development deals skillfully with a difficult site bounded by the West Coast Mainline train route to the north and a busy arterial traffic route to the west.

Rising from five to eight storeys, the design provides a gateway marker for South Kilburn at the corner of Salusbury Road and …

The North-South Property Divide Defined

Last week Chancellor Phillip Hammond laid out further plans to fuel the Northern Powerhouse in an attempt to close the North-South Divide, but the question of where this divide starts and finishes or what defines it remains largely unanswered.

But research by leading online estate agent eMoov.co.uk, using the latest data from the Land Registry, has provided a definitive answer where the UK property market is concerned at least.

eMoov looked at the current average house price across each county …

McBains Cooper welcomes Apple to Battersea Power Station

Apple’s recent announcement that it is to create a spectacular new headquarters at Battersea Power Station has been welcomed by leading interdisciplinary property consultants McBains Cooper, which is advising the banks behind the £9 billion redevelopment of the iconic building.

The iPhone and iPad maker’s plan to move 1,400 staff from eight sites around the capital into what it calls “a new Apple campus” at the Grade II* listed former electricity generator, gives the whole project a vital lift …

NEW FIRE 360° SERVICE STARTS WITH FREE SITE SURVEY

When starting out on a new construction project you will want to be sure that the correct fire safety standards are in place from the outset.

As one of the leaders in construction site safety equipment, Bull Products’ has just launched its Fire 360° service for construction companies, starting with a free site survey.

Fire 360° is a twelve-step plan to provide companies with an effective and comprehensive fire strategy.  From an initial enquiry to Bull Products, a BAFE …

CROSSRAIL PROJECT USES CYGNUS WIRELESS FIRE ALARM SYSTEM AT SEVEN STATIONS

Bull Products’ Cygnus wireless fire alarm system has been specified and installed so far on seven Crossrail projects in London and several miles of track.  The installations include bespoke solutions such as emergency exit signal systems mostly operating underground.

Developed and designed specifically for use on construction sites, the Cygnus wireless fire alarm system is ideal for the Crossrail project as it has the most effective radio of any wireless fire alarm system.

The new Elizabeth line, which will emerge …

Imerys Roof Tiles

With increasing demand and limited availability of many popular concrete roof tiles, which is creating protracted delays within the constuction market, particularly housebuilders who cannot afford to miss planned site completion dates has become a major issue for all concerned.

Imerys Roof Tiles are the market leader in France and have become a significant supplier of quality natual clay roof tiles throughout the UK for over 25 years.

Imerys are fortunately in a strong position to provide alternative ex-stock solutions …