• 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).

  • 5 Jul
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    Moving light to the front panel

    This article looks at enhancements that can be achieved through the use of LED panel indicators and flexible light pipes.

  • 11 Jun
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    Low-power LED with overdrive capabilities

    Everlight launched a 0.2W top-view white LED featuring a lead frame technology with heat slug for good heat dissipation.

  • 5 Jun
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    DIY construction noise modelling software

    Evaluating noise from construction sites has never been simpler with Bruel & Kjaer’s environmental noise calculation software, Predictor-LimA Type 7810.

  • 28 May
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    Legrand takes control in sustainable show home

    Legrand’s Arteor building automation system has been installed in the show home of an eco-development being built in Ratby, Leicestershire

  • 21 May
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    High speed, low voltage inspection at London Stansted

    London Stansted Airport is open for business 24/7 and the reliable and continuous operation of its passenger terminal has to be assured for much more than just day-to-day working.  As London's third busiest airport it also needs to be at the ready for every eventuality, whether the cause is bad weather or a security alert.

  • 16 May
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    KNX intelligent building controls play major role at The Crystal

    KNX are an integral part of The Crystal, an initiative by Siemens to achieve top scores on the international assessments for energy-efficient buildings

  • 16 May
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    Powering up Leeds arena with Zucchini transformers

    Legrand has seen its Zucchini EdM cast resin transformers, SCP busbar and MR rising mains busbar chosen for the First Direct Arena

  • 16 May
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    Mexican port cranes get new lease of life

    Advanced DC drives from Emerson Control Techniques have been selected to modernise the control system on a ship-to-shore crane in México

  • 4 Jan

    Building management systems: app or web?

    For the past three years, Ged Tyrrell has been leading his team in the development of a mobile app to reconnect existing users - and a growing number of new users - to control and monitor their built environments. In this short interview we ask him: is an app the best way to manage your building, or is web still king?

  • 27 Nov

    Smarter buildings need better automation

    Propelled by growing energy concerns and technology advancements the building industry has made several strides in building controls and automation. However, despite the progress, Jim Sinopoli believes we’re not even close to the potential of fully deploying automation in our buildings

  • 14 Nov
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    Inverters now offer BACnet support for building services applications as standard

    Mitsubishi Electric has upgraded the FR-F700-EC range of inverters with network support for BACnet, the most common data communications protocol in building automation and control networks.

  • 1 Jul

    Optimising stage lighting control

    Paul Newman describes some innovative techniques that his company brought to bear on a recent project to improve the control of stage lighting systems. The project included four specially developed techniques that have subsequently been patented

  • 1 Nov

    Infrastructure key for city academy

    Eaton electrical installation equipment is used throughout in the new Djanogly City Academy building in Nottingham