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.

Consort Claudgen has launched their first BIM (Building Information Modelling) objects which include panel heaters, fan heaters, recessed ceiling heaters and air curtains. Architects and specifiers can now access the BIM models for their BIM projects from Consort Claudgen’s website or the NBS National BIM Library.

BoilerMag has opened a brand new testing facility to carry out sophisticated filtration analysis for central heating system filters. Located at BoilerMags’ Sheffield headquarters, this state of the art laboratory will provide customers with performance guarantees for flow rates, contamination levels, and filter efficiency.

The UK's leading innovator in underfloor heating will be showcasing its fullrange of systems and ancillary products, together with its heat pumps and other low energy technologies at the this year's FuturebuIld, from the 5th – 7th March at ExCel in London’s Docklands.

While the earliest applications of underfloor heating can be traced back to 5000 BC Korea, most of the major developments resulting in the systems we know and use today happened in the last 100 years, says Ross Verity, Managing Director of ForceDry.

For any residential building project, it would be fair to say that time saved on site is hugely beneficial for developers, contractors and housing associations alike, helping to reduce project costs and enabling residents to occupy properties as quickly as possible. With this in mind, Evinox Energy has introduced remote commissioning and warranty validation for their ModuSat heat interface units (HIUs), which can significantly reduce the cost of commissioning and time spent on site by engineers manually checking and adjusting settings.

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