RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Vistamatic’s vision panels for women and children’s centre

Vistamatic’s vision panels and leveroperated observation screens feature in the new Women and Children’s Centre at North Middlesex University Hospital, required to accommodate an increase in maternity patients and around 2,000 additional births annually in North Middlesex.

Automatic door compliance ‘just a click away’

A new online log book for automatic doors just launched by GEZE UK – which can be accessed via a QR code using a smartphone or tablet – means ‘there is no need to worry about lost or damaged log books again’.

Fire door holders show their benefits

Agrippa acoustic fire door holders are proving a success at one of the North East’s largest hospital Trusts, where they are legally holding open fire doors, helping to ease access through busy corridors, while protecting occupants in the event of a fire alarm.

Security, strength, and longevity

Building on its success ‘over many years’ in the mental healthcare market, Fendor has recently launched a new ‘stripped back’ window, CareVent, aimed at general hospitals and other care facilities, which it describes as its ‘answer to standard double glazing’, offering ‘strength and longevity, thermal performance, and additional security features’.

Easier access from latest Safevent

Britplas has launched the latest version of its multi-award winning Safevent Window, the Safevent Access.

Maximum visibility to ‘total blackout’

IVision from Intastop is an innovative manual vision panel that the company says ‘allows greater than 90% visibility, double what is currently available, with total blackout’.

Individual and exciting building facades

UK architectural aluminium systems supplier, Kawneer, has enhanced its curtain wall portfolio with the launch of a ‘fast-track’, dry-glazed unitised system.

Full-height rebate built for strength

The Movastop from Primera Life is a fullheight safety rebate ‘slim enough to fit the narrowest of door frames’, and built from aluminium for strength, which ‘will not warp or twist, and doesn’t need painting’.

Gilgen opens doors for Queen Victoria

Gilgen Door Systems has installed 45 automatic swing door operators at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead – a specialist NHS hospital renowned for undertaking reconstructive surgery, burns care, and rehabilitation services, for people across the South of England.

Energy saving opportunities identified

Schneider Electric says its ‘smart’ Building Analytics service can evaluate energy system performance to identify elements that directly impact on an organisation’s ongoing energy consumption and equipment operation.

‘Hassle-free’ steam trap monitoring

Spirax Sarco describes its STAPS Wireless monitoring system as ‘a quick and easy way to implement continuous monitoring of entire steam trap populations, regardless of manufacturer, reducing costs, and significantly improving steam system performance’.

Veolia ‘re-energises’ CHP in the UK

Veolia has announced that its specialist combined heat and power (CHP) company, Cogenco, will be fully integrating with the UK group and adopting the Veolia name, in a move that it says will enable the company to offer its customers a wider range of CHP-based low carbon energy solutions ‘across all market sectors’.

Vermin, flies, and birds, kept at bay

An alternative to the hard nylon netting usually factory fitted to weather louvres, and often used to keep flies, vermin, and birds, out of areas such as hospital kitchens, is now available from RAB Specialist Engineers.

‘Incredibly quiet’, compact AHU

Daikin Applied (UK) Ltd has launched a new ‘intelligently-controlled, plug and play’ air-handling unit – the D-AHU Modular – which ‘keeps costs down by improving efficiency through heat recovery and reduced ecological impact’.

‘Low-cost’ LST radiators unveiled

A new ‘value-engineered’ low surface temperature (LST) radiator has been launched by Contour, the designer and manufacturer of LST heating systems.

‘World’s most energy-efficient HVAC air filter’ launched

Camfil, the air filtration technology specialist, has launched what it says is ‘the world’s most energy efficient bag filter’, the Hi-Flo F7 50+.

Chiller project ‘breaks new ground’

A major R22 chiller replacement project at Salisbury Hospital has set what is believed to be a new industry record for underground refrigerant pipework on a Turbomiser installation.
Water temperature monitoring simplified

Water temperature monitoring simplified

Continuously monitoring water temperatures will improve ACoP L8 Legionella compliance in healthcare environments, immediately highlighting exceptions, and providing data upon which informed decisions can be made on how to manage these systems.
Furniture for challenging environments

Furniture for challenging environments

Following ‘significant demand from existing and potential customers’, Knightsbridge Furniture is set to expand its Extreme furniture collection – designed specifically for challenging environments – with the addition of Lucy Extreme and Sierra settees and chairs, ‘improving choice for care homes and hospitals across the country’.
‘Space station’ ready to hire

‘Space station’ ready to hire

PKL Group is now offering the Space Station for hire – a ‘neat, fully functioning, space-saving mobile servery’, designed to enable caterers to easily generate additional revenue in spaces such as atria, walkways, corridors, and entrance halls.

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