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Fans: A smarter way to ventilate

Geoff Sheard, group vice-president, fan technology, is Fläkt Woods’ most senior engineer. Here, he looks at the changes to Part L and how the new regulations mean that information must be provided so that occupiers may maintain and operate a building efficiently. 
 1 Jul 2006

Humidification: Opportunities abound for humidification industry

The revised Part L has given a boost to humidification and it is up to manufacturers to grasp the nettle, says Dave Mortimer, national sales manager for Vapac Humidity Control. 
 1 Jul 2006

Editors Comment: Government needs installers’ goodwill!

HEALTH and safety is necessary – obviously. And when we turn on the gas or a light or the tap, we want to be safe.. 
 1 Jul 2006

Editors Comment: Giving customers what they want!

A colleague of mine went to the pub the other day. Not an unusual action in itself but one which stayed with the rest of the office for a couple of days. 
 1 Jun 2006

Health & Safety Matters: HVAC workers in the firing line

A new survey puts hvac workers near the top of the danger league and that is totally unacceptable, says Bob Towse, head of technical and safety at the HVCA 
 1 Jun 2006

Recruitment Matters: Married to the boss!

Recruitment is just like marriage, says Martin Luise, managing director of national headhunter and recruitment agency Charles Fellowes. 
 1 Jun 2006

Contractor Profile: The enabler

When Paul Braithwaite was at a Construction Youth Trust charity function around Christmas, he heard about Mal Emerson who runs Unit 19 Training, an industrial unit in Sandfields, Port Talbot, South Wales which trains young men, and mature men and women, for work in construction and to progress into a field of their choice. Here, Paul talks to Mal about his work. 
 1 Jun 2006

Burning Issue: Wooden it be nice?

The Underfloor Heating Manufacturers Association (UHMA) is working with Junckers to promote better understanding of the natural synergy between the two products. UHMA’s Chairman Mike Lamb explains why 
 1 Jun 2006

Company Profile: Autodesk: drawing on the experience of the customer

Pete Baxter of Autodesk knows just what his customers want, because he asks them! No wonder, the AutoCAD product is virtually the generic for the software used throughout the building services industry. Paul Braithwaite discusses the program 
 1 Jun 2006

Air Conditioning World: Vaillant shapes up for

Is air conditioning the householder’s next must-have accessory? Growing prosperity and predicted hotter summers could tip the balance. Valliant is one company which is launching into the domestic market. Here Darren Finley, Vaillant’s air conditioning director, explains why 
 1 Jun 2006

Air Conditioning World: It’s all a matter of control

Steve Rees (below), general manager of Air Conditioning, Samsung UK, insists that without controllers all the advances in energy saving will be worth little. 
 1 Jun 2006

Air Conditioning World: Look for the solution...

Graham Hendra of LG Air Conditioning looks at the progress of VRF in comfort cooling and at the possible wider uses and flexibility of VRF. He also suggests that contractors and consultants take in the whole picture before deciding on their chosen product. 
 1 Jun 2006

Air Conditioning World: Breath of fresh air for £62m over-55s village

The fitness centre is served by Carrier Holland Heating R410A air handling units. It is one of the areas which need a larger number of air changes 
 1 Jun 2006

Legal: Corporate manslaughter – twist or stick?

Simon Mather, partner in Ricksons Solicitors looks at the issues around the new corporate manslaughter bill. Simon can be contacted on: 0161 833 3355. 
 1 Jun 2006

Fans and air cleaning units: Improved hospital air quality makes economic sense

Improved air quality in hospitals helps to provide a healthier environment for patients and staff and makes economic sense because of its relevance as a preventative infection control measure. Colin Hitch, director of Jasun Filtration, discusses this vital constituent of health care hygiene procedures. 
 1 Jun 2006

Local Authority Heating: The barriers to weather compensating boilers

Mike Freeman, national specifications manager, at Broag, questions whether, in our quest to achieve even greater energy efficiencies, we should be looking towards Holland, where weather compensating boilers are standard. He also discusses the barriers heating contractors’ social housing clients will face in adopting this approach 
 1 Jun 2006

Financial Matters: Don’t bury your head in the sand!

Keeping your business afloat when times are tough can seem an impossible task. But there is help at hand, as David Butler, regional sales director for Close Invoice Finance, reveals. 
 1 May 2006

Health & Safety MAtters: Let’s get on with it!

The latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) review of domestic gas safety is already proving to be a source of frustration, says Bob Towse, head of technical and safety at the HVCA. 
 1 May 2006

Contractor Interview: Dean & Wood: doing what a wholesaler does best

When John Billson took over as managing director at wholesaler Dean & Wood, he had a lot of decisions to make and a business to turn around. Here, he discusses the first two years with Paul Braithwaite. 
 1 May 2006

Price hikes make electric 17% cheaper than gas

Richard Scott, business manager of Applied Energy, insists recent price hikes mean electricity is now cheaper than gas for home heating 
 1 May 2006
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