As the number of new homes being built increases, how we manage water needs careful consideration. The new houses that are being built today must be designed to be water-efficient, flood-resilient and save energy. Paul Winnett, General Manager for Building Services and Industry at Xylem Water Solutions, shares some key challenges and strategies house-builders should consider.
An individually designed and highly energy efficient private house, nearing completion in South Wales, is making extensive use of the technologies available within the range of South-West based OMNIE: including two types of underfloor heating system, employed to maximise the efficiency and comfort delivered by one of the manufacturer’s ground source heat pumps.
Consort Claudgen have added new BIM objects to their BIM library which consists of panel and fan heaters, recessed ceiling heaters and air curtains.
Carlisle based heating sector specialist, Tailored Heat, has delivered an in-screed underfloor heating system and air source heat pump package for the redevelopment of old, hard-to-heat social housing properties in an off-gas area on the North East coast.
Consort Claudgen have expanded their Electronic 7-day Timer range to include three new low surface temperature fan heaters; two of which are 500W and 750W heaters in the PLSTiE Slimline range and a new 2kW CN2MLSTiE heater.
Rinnai, global leaders in continuous flow hot water heating products and systems, is introducing the Zen and Zen Plus home hot water & heating system which marries established and proven manufacture durability with new technologies to offer great energy efficiencies, user control and, importantly, unparalleled level of comfort.
Leading ventilation company Vent-Axia is delighted to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the prestigious HVR Awards 2019. Shortlisted in the Commercial / Industrial Ventilation Product of The Year category, the Vent-Axia Acoustic Solution leads the way in quiet living, offering acoustic solutions for its Sentinel Kinetic mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) units. With the negative effect of noise on our health now recognised, the Vent-Axia Acoustic Solution has been designed to further reduce the already low noise levels of the MVHR units to improve the quality of life of inhabitants and reduce noise complaints in very noise sensitive applications.
The compatibility of OMNIE underfloor heating systems with renewable heating technologies has been underlined through the use of the Staple and TorFloor options throughout a large two-storey self-build property in South Cambridgeshire, ready to connect up to an air source heat pump.
It’s no secret that health and wellbeing is one of the most dominant factors influencing modern building design. One element that’s generated particular attention recently is indoor air quality. Here, Tony Walker, Technical Specification Controller at PPG Architectural Coatings, explains what’s driving the trend and what architects and designers can do to bring a breath of fresh air to their buildings.
With over 15 years of HIU supply under their belts, Evinox has unveiled their latest range of ModuSat® XR ‘Smart’ Heat Interface Units, which provide M&E Contractors and Consulting Engineers with a “whole lot more” for a “whole lot less” due to the myriad of hidden extras.