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- November 2012

A cast iron case for hot formed steel tubing 08 November 2012
Most users of steel tubing have traditionally taken the view that a tube is a tube is a tube. In other words, one steel tube is much the same as any other. The reality, however, is very different, as David Martin explains

A graduated approach to engineering excellence 08 November 2012
Maintaining high standards in the building services design sector requires an injection of fresh ideas. The best way to achieve that is to attract high calibre new entrants. Ian Vallely talks to one of them

Benefits of warm air condensed 08 November 2012
Most warm air heaters installed in the UK are non-condensing but this is set to change. Phil Brompton outlines the benefits that condensing units deliver

Raising the curtain on big potential energy savings 08 November 2012
Energy-saving equipment is high on the wish-list of most retailers, says Phil Chilton, and air curtains offer a great opportunity for installers to help their customers reduce energy bills

Five ways to ensure a successful beam project 08 November 2012
Harnessing maximum time and cost savings are possible by exploiting the practical advantages of chilled beams, says Amanda Sayers

The Green Deal needs the right investment 08 November 2012
The Government is already working out how to extend the Green Deal into the non-domestic building sector, but we must get the basics right first, says Bob Towse

Energy management gains ground globally 08 November 2012
Johnson Controls' latest energy efficiency survey reveals that interest in energy management globally has reached an all-time high

European law raises the ac efficiency bar 08 November 2012
The new Eco-design directive has raised the bar for air conditioning efficiency, says David Dunn