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- March 2013

Make the most of controls 07 March 2013
Controls are powerful allies in the fight against high carbon emissions and inefficient energy usage. M&E contractors can have a significant influence over how controls are specified so it is incumbent upon them to gain an understanding of this critical technology, says Ian Ellis

We are all connected now 07 March 2013
Innovation and ingenuity are helping to save money and save energy in the social housing sector, according to Peter Gammon

Delivering efficiency through tight control 07 March 2013
Whether appraising current assets, planning the renovation of existing systems or procuring a new building, a considered heating control strategy is essential to delivering efficient and effective operation. Paul Hardy examines the opportunities

Bringing the curtain down on high energy costs 07 March 2013
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

Flue dilution systems - a lot of hot air? 07 March 2013
The inner workings of flue dilution systems needn't be viewed as a 'dark art'. Bob Sharples explains why flue dilution is still a viable option to discharge CO2 safely at low level

Why it will pay you to take hold of the LPG reins 07 March 2013
Many businesses in off-gas areas are calling upon heating contractors and consultants to help them take stock of their carbon outputs, review their energy use and reassess their heating systems. Lee Gannon explains the heating choices available to contractors looking to help businesses choose a new system

Industry-wide district heating quality standard call 07 March 2013
The director of a manufacturer of pre-insulated pipe systems used for district heating has called for an industry-wide system of quality standards

The real differentiator is customer service 07 March 2013
Nowadays, product quality is a given in the air conditioning sector. So what can manufacturers do to differentiate themselves from their competitors? Zubair Ali has an answer

Heat recovery is key to building efficiency 07 March 2013
As energy costs rocket, heat recovery offers a major opportunity to cut running costs and deliver a high quality environment for building occupants, says David Dunn

More LEV pressure needed to solve health problems 07 March 2013
Poor ventilation of work spaces has left employees in many industries exposed to unacceptable levels of airborne contaminants, according to the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES)

Laundry room threat to health and wealth 07 March 2013
Laundry rooms pose a significant health and fire risk if ventilation extract ductwork is not regularly maintained and cleaned. Darren Ling explains the risks facing hospitals, hotels, prisons and other commercial premises and why regular cleaning is essential

Ductwork guide boosts performance 07 March 2013
ADCAS is recommending a new BSRIA guide which has been created to help clarify confusion surrounding flexible ductwork and improve building performance.

Manufacturers worry over confusion about CE mark 06 March 2013
Manufacturers of building services equipment are concerned about the potential confusion created by the start of compulsory CE marking later this year, says David Fitzpatrick