Control your roof windows with your voice for a healthier living environment

New smart home solution VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO compatible with Apple® HomeKit™ lets you control roof windows with your voice or at the touch of a button — 

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Time to launch a two-pronged waterproofing attack?

GCP Applied Technologies’ Les Trayer, Business Manager, shares best practice advice to provide combined protection for below ground concrete structures that are particularly vulnerable to water and corrosion.

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University of Leeds: A modular approach

Technological innovation has led to offsite construction methods becoming faster, safer, more environmentally friendly and efficient. The University of Leeds’ Facilities Directorate building is a striking example of offsite construction techniques delivering superior standards and enhanced capabilities through Western Building Systems’ fully integrated offsite modular approach.

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Oscrete adds new territory manager for Scotland and the north after record sales

Bradford-based concrete admixtures specialist Oscrete has appointed Karen Burke to the position of regional sales manager for Scotland and the North East as it further boosts its sales team.

With over 18 years of industry experience and a two year tenure as Chair of the Concrete Society Scotland Region, Karen joins Oscrete Construction Products this month, one of a growing number of women in an industry that has historically been viewed as male dominated.

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Are building services a dying art?

The construction sector is no stranger to a challenge, but as Mark Farmer – author of last year’s “Modernise or Die” report – identified – “we are now facing a set of problems that we haven’t seen before”.

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Endoscopy facilities given new lease of life thanks to TNG

Experts at a leading engineering consultancy are helping to improve the provision of effective early diagnostic services at a number of the south’s hospitals.

TNG Consulting Engineers has designed engineering services for endoscopy unit projects at four hospitals: Southampton General Hospital; Jersey General Hospital; Swanage Community Hospital; and Victoria Community Hospital in Wimborne.

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Advanced Fire System Handles the Pressure at Elfab

Elfab, a global manufacturer of pressure relief products, has selected a high performance fire system from Advanced for installation at its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility.

Elfab designs and manufactures rupture discs, explosion vents and detection systems for use in a wide range of applications and industries including oil and gas, chemical & pharmaceutical, as well as for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in industries such as aerospace, medical, cryogenics and automotive.

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New £150m children’s hospital gets the Polypipe treatment

Polypipe, the UK’s leading manufacturer of sustainable drainage and water management solutions, has supplied more than 300,000 Permavoid and Polystorm-R components for water attenuation systems at the new £150m Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh.

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Introducing the Icom IC-F29SR2 and IC-F29DR2 Professional Licence Free Radios!

To meet changes in PMR446 channel allocation throughout Europe this year, Icom have updated versions of their best-selling professional IC-F29SR and IC-F29DR licence free walkie-talkie radios.  The new versions, called the IC-F29SR2 (analogue version) and IC-F29DR2 (digital version) are virtually identical to their predecessors regarding features, ease of use and performance.   Both models provide a great licence free solution for those businesses and organisations that want short range communications without the expense of mobile phones.

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Designed for permanent noise monitoring and featuring an integrated Class 1 sound level meter with GSM modem in removable waterproof casing

Svantek UK one of the leading manufacturers of noise and vibration instrumentation for environmental and occupational health monitoring applications – has launched the SV 307 integrated Noise Monitoring Terminal (NMT) designed for permanent noise monitoring applications. The small, lightweight system features a new Class 1 MEMs microphone for major cost benefits and sleeve type case for easy mounting.

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