• 7 Nov
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    Remote monitoring – increasing BMS & HVACR efficiency

    Remote monitoring is an essential tool to optimise a building’s infrastructure. Integrating a comprehensive remote monitoring strategy for HVACR assets into the management of any facility can increase its efficiency and reduce operating costs.

  • 27 Sep
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    Oceans of potential for data centres

    Welcome to the October issue of PBSI! This month’s issue includes an article (Eaton – pg.32) discussing the dichotomy between reducing the environmental impact of data centres at a time when an ever-increasing amount of data is being produced.

  • 27 Sep
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    Solving the data centre dichotomy

    By 2020, there will be 40 times more bytes of data than there are stars in the observable universe. The question is, are our digital-first lifestyles really creating an environmental villain, or could data centres be the answer to our energy crisis by helping to drive the use of renewables and take pressure off our reliance on carbon-energy?

  • 26 Sep
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    Software AG to become member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

    The topics of platform economy and digitalisation began making an impact on industry some years ago as part of the overall concept of Industry 4.0. But successful scaling and implementation of new business models have been hampered thus far by the heterogeneity of industrial components and systems. The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance was started in an effort to accelerate the creation of value on the journey to digitalisation.

  • 23 Aug
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    Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019

    Northern Manufacturing & Electronics, the Northern partner event to the long-running Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show, returns to EventCity, Manchester from October 2nd to 3rd. With manufacturing and process industries such a huge part of the North West’s regional economy, the show is an important showcase for both component vendors and engineering service providers.

  • 23 Aug
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    PPMA Total Show 2019

    The PPMA Total Show is returning to the NEC, Birmingham on 1st-3rd October and will see the processing and packaging machinery industry come together to showcase the latest technologies and solutions available to the industry.

  • 4 Mar
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    Energy with added flexibility

    Solo Energy is a renewable energy specialist that was established in Cork in 2015. It deploys and operates distributed energy storage systems, in the form of home batteries and ‘Vehicle-to-Grid’ (V2G) electric vehicle chargers, at any home or business in the UK that wishes to host one.

  • 2 Jan
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    Southern Manufacturing building on success

    Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from 5th to 7th February 2019. With its venue – the 20,000m² Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre – expected to be fully booked by the time the doors open, Southern 2019 is on course for a record-breaking year.

  • 5 Dec
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    Women in UK engineering

    This year has seen several events and campaigns raising awareness for the role of women in society and women’s rights, including the 100th anniversary of the Suffrage Movement.

  • 5 Nov
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    Automating building energy efficiency

    Whether it’s motivated by financial or environmental concerns, energy efficiency is now a top concern. Although energy management is becoming easier with the development of smart buildings, many existing, ageing premises are in need of transformation.

  • 5 Nov
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    What is KNX?

    Mark Warburton, Technical Director, Ivory Egg says “As energy costs continue to rise, so has society’s agenda to be more careful in terms of tangible energy use and wastage.

  • 3 Sep
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    Keeping cool with data centre expansion

    When Next Generation Data (NGD) began a 100,000 square foot, ground floor expansion of its high security data centre in Newport, it relied on Stulz UK and Transtherm Cooling Industries to deliver a substantial package of temperature management and plant cooling technology.

  • 3 Sep
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    Lithium-ion technologies boost UPS performance

    Nowadays, data centres are vital to the global economy. Almost every digital function in the world is dependent on them from processing customer information, to running e-commerce sites or providing employees with access to cloud computing.

  • 3 Sep
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    Cable management & future rack developments

    There are a number of key areas for IT and data centre managers to consider when it comes to planning future rack developments.

  • 31 Jul
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    Efficiency gains with automatic product recovery

    Matt Hale from HRS Heat Exchangers explores the advent of Industry 4.0 in the food & beverage sector and how there is a steady trend towards the adoption of autonomous systems.