• 20 May
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    Boost profitability by making the right connection

    Kevin Sheldrake explains the seriousness for taking into account how building controls are wired, as this can impact on ease of installation and the long-term operation of your BEMS. 

  • 20 Apr
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    Lighting the future with styrenics

    Today’s consumers demand more from their electronics. Whether it’s the signal on their dishwasher, the indication of miles completed on the elliptical machine, or a tiny bulb that brightens a large room, consumers expect lighting products that are equal parts sustainable, energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing. 

  • 20 Apr
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    An insight into thermal imaging cameras

    Thermal imaging cameras are not new; they have been around since the late 1960’s.

  • 24 Mar
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    Crimes against energy

    There are many warnings and punitive measures around energy saving and efficiency, but Niko Home Control offers a variety of problem solving answers to a selection of crimes and misdemeanours around energy use in the home.

  • 24 Mar
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    How to ensure HD IP video of critical infrastructure is always available

    In security and surveillance applications, ensuring maximum availability of high definition IP video, as well as cost effective deployment and running costs, are critical factors, says Santos Muro, Korenix UK.

  • 24 Mar
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    Occupancy sensors control light and heat

    Companies continue to face the drive for energy efficiency, cost savings and carbon reductions. Occupancy sensors control the lighting and heating to achieve these savings.

  • 24 Mar
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    Updating HVAC equipment: Electrical installation safety

    Chaz Andrews from Doepke UK discusses the safety implications of using existing circuits to feed new electrical equipment?

  • 24 Jul
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    RTU innovation promotes greater flexibility

    With modern telecommunications revolutionising the water industry, remote telemetry has become an incredibly powerful tool. Like all industries, data is king. If you have a handle on the who, what, where, when, why and how much, you can gain incredible efficiencies and significantly enhance operational performance.

  • 24 Jul
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    Integrating Energy Monitoring and Building Management

    Fiscal metering, energy management and building automation have become commonplace features of the everyday panel, driven by the growth in residential apartments and multi-occupancy, multi-use, commercial buildings.

  • 24 Jul
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    The growing scope of thermal imaging in fire-fighting

    Thermal imaging cameras have the reputation for being cost-prohibitive but this could not be further from the truth. In recent years, the entry cost to the technology has fallen exponentially with its take-up. The scope of thermal imaging is now huge, far beyond the defence industry and law enforcement sectors where it was first commercially applied.

  • 24 Jul

    VID – a new look at fire detection

    Video Image Detection (VID) is a new technology for detecting fires, which offers a whole range of benefits including fast and reliable response, effective protection in difficult applications such as large open areas, excellent value for money and the bonus of providing CCTV images for security purposes.

  • 9 Jul
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    What is an ECS card and how do I get one?

    According to Trade Skills 4 U, it will soon be virtually impossible to find work on a construction site without an ECS card.

  • 9 Jul
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    Controller for electric vehicle charging stations

    Phoenix Contact is offering an enhanced new charging controller for electric vehicles with mode 3 charging according to IEC 61851-1.

  • 9 Jul
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    Balfour Beatty starts work at Queen Elizabeth hospital

    Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES) has started works on the £3.1m building services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead.

  • 5 Jul
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    Heat Recovery Ventilation offers fuel cost savings and health benefits

    Imagine the appeal of a new build home or social housing project that does not rely on fossil fuels. This is no longer simply the domain of the bespoke eco home, but a reality that has been made possible by advances in Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) and the development of Heat Pump Ventilation (HPV).