RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Welsh dementia care centre selects C-TEC

A ‘pioneering’ new dementia care centre in North Wales is ‘reaping the benefits of C-TEC’s innovative life safety systems’.

From training to fire risk assessment

The Healthcare Facilities Consortium (HFC) is keen to see show visitors on its stand as it celebrates 20 years of working with estates and facilities management personnel.

Safe, smooth disposal of human waste

This year at the HeƒmA annual event Haigh says it is looking forward to demonstrating the Quattro pulp macerator and ‘its many advantages for infection control and drain flow’

Making shutdowns easier to handle

BOC says its new Backfeed Service ‘makes shutdowns easier to handle’; the Backfeed Kits ‘offers a safer, easier, lighter, and more secure solution to supply medical gas pipeline systems while the pipeline infrastructure is isolated’.
ENGIE wins Liverpool energy contracts

ENGIE wins Liverpool energy contracts

ENGIE (formerly Cofely GDF SUEZ) has been awarded a £29 m Carbon and Energy Fund (CEF) framework contract through the Liverpool Energy Collaboration CEF Scheme.

Guide to ‘smallscale’ CHP

ENER-G has published a detailed new Essential Guide to Small Scale Combined Heat and Power, available free to download.

Boiler benefits stack up

Hamworthy Heating has launched a commercial boiler ‘ideally suited’ to support renewable energy products, including CHP.
‘Low maintenance’ microturbine power

‘Low maintenance’ microturbine power

Capstone Turbine Corporation has unveiled the 1 MW Capstone C1000S microturbine as part of its new Signature series microturbine energy systems; it is also available in 600 kW and 800 kW versions.
Energy centre ‘refresh’ for Salford Royal

Energy centre ‘refresh’ for Salford Royal

The energy centre at Salford Royal Hospital is undergoing ‘a full refresh’, with the installation of a new 2.5 MW CHP engine, while a series of energy reduction measures being implemented include the fitting of LED lighting, and the optimisation of the existing building management system.

Airedale energy centre updated

Airedale General Hospital in West Yorkshire undertook an energy transformation programme to reduce its carbon footprint as part of the government-driven CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC).

CHP’s bigger share in smaller facilities

Although traditionally healthcare sector CHP systems have been confined to high capacity plant serving major facilities, more recently ‘lower capacity, more responsive CHP engines’ have enabled smaller facilities to harness the technology.
Barts switches on its first CCHP

Barts switches on its first CCHP

On 24 March Barts Health switched on its first CCHP engine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London.
Door closers improve mental health

Door closers improve mental health

Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers have become the 'preferred choice' of clinicians, health estate managers and designers when looking at the construction and improvement of mental health facilities, according to manufacturers Samuel Heath.
Addressing the BIM knowledge gap

Addressing the BIM knowledge gap

Manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems, Knauf, is delivering one-day courses introducing Building Information Modelling (BIM) to first and second tier contractors.

Dubai deal for Eastwood Park

Eastwood Park has announced a partnership with Dubai-based Aras Medical Devices & Equipments Co, a division of the Aras Group, which will see a new business – operating as Aras Eastwood Park Training from a new Dubai training facility – deliver medical gas training to professionals in the region.

Ensuring boiler house safety

Boiler house safety is being prioritised by Spirax Sarco with the introduction of a new training course. The company said: “The Introduction to Boiler House Risk Assessment is designed to equip anyone involved in the safe operation and assessment of a boiler house with the knowledge required to complete a detailed risk assessment.”
Specialist water system safety training

Specialist water system safety training

The Water Management Society (WMSoc), based in Tamworth, has provided practical and technical training courses to individuals and companies within the water management industry for over 20 years.
Bespoke water safety training

Bespoke water safety training

Immerse Training describes itself as ‘a forward-looking, dynamic training company established and run by experts in the Legionella field’.
CPD seminar on emergency lighting

CPD seminar on emergency lighting

CIBSE and self-testing emergency lighting specialist, P4, say they are working together to improve professional standards through the introduction of a Continuing Professional Development seminar programme ‘for the imperative and key safety area’ of emergency lighting scheme design, installation, and operation.
Hospital death highlights the risks

Hospital death highlights the risks

The death of a pensioner after contracting Legionnaires’ disease in Bath’s Royal United Hospital has again highlighted the need for specialist training to prevent further outbreaks, an expert training company and consultancy has warned.

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