WEPL

Inta calls on heating and plumbing sector to promote WEPL products

Leading bathroom products manufacturer Inta has called on the heating and plumbing industry to champion water–and energy-efficient products as it looks to step up its environmental credentials. The Water Efficient Product Labelling Scheme (WEPL) was introduced by the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) in 2007 and Inta says its success is such that it should now be[…]

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Sentinel Kinetic

Vent-Axia Provides Cambridge Sustainable Development with Energy Efficient Ventilation

Leading British manufacturer, Vent-Axia, is delighted to have supplied specialist Ventilation Company D.R Ventilation with ventilation for an exemplar of sustainable development in Cambridge. The Virido development offers future living with a collection of 208 unique apartments, duplex apartments and townhouses that offer a more sustainable lifestyle arranged around an open green space. Brimming with[…]

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energy management

Trend builds on the success of IQ®VISION with a range of new features

Trend Control Systems, a leading international manufacturer and supplier of state-of-the-art Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), has announced availability of the latest version of its IQ®VISION Supervisor. IQ®VISION 2.1 boasts a range of improvements including extended controller support, faster device discovery, as well as an improved security model and updates to the Niagara platform. Since[…]

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BH MVHR Unit

Vent-Axia Provides Ventilation to Floating Home

Leading British manufacturer, Vent-Axia, is delighted to have supplied ventilation to a ‘Floating Home’ in Chichester, West Sussex. Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon Sentinel Kinetic BH Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) unit is providing energy efficient and effective ventilation to this innovative and exciting project, which promises to offer a new way of living. With a housing[…]

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IAQ

Healthy, Happy Homes

Health and wellbeing is a hot topic, it’s affected by everything from lifestyle to the air we breathe and even noise levels in our environment. Recent research has highlighted the crucial importance of good indoor air quality (IAQ) and how the nation’s health depends upon it. And noise-related stress is increasingly recognised as affecting our[…]

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carbon footprint

Office fit-out with sustainability and wellbeing at its heart

Martin Fahey looks at how the refurbishment of a small city centre office has helped improve staff wellbeing and lower the organisation’s carbon footprint The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) recently refurbished its London headquarters, with a design team drawn from its membership and the aim of challenging industry thinking as to what is achievable[…]

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BEMS

A rational approach to alarms

Timely notification about any events concerning a building services infrastructure is vital. However, Steve Browning at Trend Control Systems, explains why the generation of too many individual alarms is deterring end users from configuring a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) to undertake the monitoring of their key compliance needs. When initially presented with the choice,[…]

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Trend creates a comfortable and safe environment at Bournville Gardens

Named The Older People’s Development of the Year by Inside Housing magazine, Bournville Gardens retirement village boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities for high quality living. It aims to use energy as efficiently as possible, maintain perfect climate conditions and keep residents safe, which is why it uses a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) from[…]

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BEMS

Air traffic control

Indoor air quality has a major influence on the health, comfort and wellbeing of a building’s occupants. Graeme Rees, marketing director at Trend Control Systems, explains how a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) can optimise comfort conditions and help keep people healthy and happy. Over the last few years a growing body of scientific evidence[…]

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Vent-Axia launches simple solution to condensation control in social housing

Vent-Axia, the UK’s leading ventilation company, has launched the PoziDry ProTM Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) unit. Designed to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) in social housing properties the PoziDry ProTM provides a highly effective solution to help landlords control mould and condensation, as well as offering high levels of air filtration. Boasting quick and simple installation for[…]

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Aspen Pumps

Aspen Pumps’ Storm Green XL Wins Cooling Industry Award

Aspen Pumps, the UK’s market leader in condensate removal pumps and accessories, is celebrating winning a prestigious RAC Cooling Industry award for its revolutionary Green XL range from Storm Chemicals. Storm Green XL is the first sector-specific probiotic cleaning technology on the market and beat off stiff competition to win the ‘Air Conditioning Product of[…]

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BEMS

Trend new IQ®VISION keeps energy savings in the line of sight

Trend Control Systems, the leading international manufacturer and supplier of state-of-the-art Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), has announced the availability of its next generation IQ®VISION monitoring and management solution. The successor to the pioneering 963 Supervisor, IQ®VISION integrates Trend controllers, third party smart devices and internet protocols into a centralised software platform that is designed[…]

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Does everybody need good neighbours?

by Ellina Webb ~ Marketing Specialist at Mitsubishi Electric Ellina Webb examines neighbourhoods and the social, economical and environmental benefits of co-housing. A few weeks back The Independent reported that in the words of former Downing Street adviser Max Chambers “Britain’s neighbourhoods are dying”. This statement has led me to ponder over its truth and what the[…]

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Vent-Avia

Vent-Axia Helps the UK Green Building Council Beat Records

Vent-Axia has supplied its Lo-Carbon T-Series fan as part of a new office fit-out for a renowned green building charity requiring improved ventilation. The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has refurbished its London headquarters, with the aim of challenging industry thinking as to what is achievable in a small scale fit out. The Lo-Carbon T-Series has been installed in windows[…]

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VENT-AXIA

Double Success for Vent-Axia Winning Two Major Awards on One Night

  Vent-Axia is celebrating winning not one, but two categories in the prestigious H&V News Awards 2017. Within the Air Movement category the company scooped the award for its Lo-Carbon Revive, designed specifically for social housing ventilation. Meanwhile, in the Domestic Ventilation Product of the Year category, Vent-Axia collected the award for its innovative Sentinel[…]

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