Date archive forFebruary, 2013
By Editor On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Drumbeat publish white paper on infrared thermography in detecting energy efficiency

The dynamic new energy management business support service Drumbeat Energy Management has published a white paper on infrared thermography. The white paper is titled ‘Understanding infrared thermography: The role More...

By Editor On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Thermal imaging used to combat ‘sheds with beds’ in Slough

Slough Borough Council is set to become the first local authority in the UK to use thermal imaging to clamp down on people living illegally in outbuildings. It is not known exactly how many so-called “sheds with More...

By Editor On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Biggest Passivhaus development given the Feist thumbs up

A Norfolk housing project is now on course to become the biggest Passivhaus sustainable development in the UK, after receiving a seal of approval from its concept creator. The scheme of  250 affordable apartments More...

By Editor On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Four apprentices work on innovative self build project

Four apprentices are about to embark on the second phase of an innovative self build project established by Trent and Dove Housing. Learn it Build it Live it! Has offered four local people employment within the More...

By Editor On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Flooring specialist Tarkett saves tonnes from landfill

Flooring specialist Tarkett sent less than one per cent of its waste to landfill in 2012 according to figures recently released by the company. In total the company recycled more than 500 tonnes of the waste produced More...

By Editor On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Real wood finish from MDF

An innovative new laser process to give plain MDF a realistic wood finish is now ready to be taken to market. The new wood product, called E-MDF, has been developed by Warwick Laser Systems Ltd.  Working in partnership More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Guernsey school can breathe easy as Windowmaster tames the wind

WindowMaster (www.windowmaster.co.uk), Europe’s largest provider of natural comfort and smoke ventilation solutions, has supplied natural ventilation control systems for the new Les Beaucamps High School in More...

By Editor On Monday, February 18th, 2013
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Total Glass ‘A’-rated PVC-U windows installed in Broad Lane homes

Social housing fenestration specialist Total Glass supplied and installed ‘A’-rated PVC-U windows for 74 properties on the Boot Estate, Norris Green in Liverpool, which have been saved from demolition in a £4 More...

By Editor On Monday, February 18th, 2013
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PFPF concerned by poor fire safety compliance

The Passive Fire Protection Federation (PFPF) is to launch a new campaign aimed at improving fire safety enforcement and compliance, in response to what it sees as a general lack of respect for fire safety regulations More...

By Editor On Monday, February 18th, 2013
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Fitzpatrick keeps the cold at bay with Insucel range

As the thermal performance of individual building elements is placed under ever-closer scrutiny, Fitzpatrick has introduced Insucel – a range of insulated steel doorsets specifically designed to meet increasing More...