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Travis Perkins buys Focus stores

Builders' merchant Travis Perkins is to buy up to 13 stores from the administrators of Focus for £8.4 million.
The stores will extend the reach of the group's Wickes retail home improvement format.

All 13 will be converted to Wickes, increasing its network to 216 stores. These conversions will be completed before the end of 2011 and are expected to be earnings enhancing in 2012.

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19 May 2011


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Attitudinal shift towards low carbon heating as energy concerns take hold

Samsung has announced the results of a study which revealed that the UK might be nearing a tipping point on attitudes towards low carbon heating solutions such as heat pumps.

Some 78% of heating industry professionals said demand for heat pumps had increased in the last five years, with seven out of 10 professionals now seeing heat pumps as a more viable solution versus a few years ago.



Combat launches range of Elite Pro Unit Heaters

Combat Heating Solutions, Europe’s leading developer and manufacturer of energy efficient warm air heating and radiant systems, are delighted to introduce you to their range of Elite Pro Unit Heaters, Models EPU 30-115kW, one of the most effective ...


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