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Making buildings ‘even smarter’

Making buildings ‘even smarter’

Trend Control Systems will shortly unveil the latest version of its successful IQ VISION software for ‘monitoring, managing, and controlling, smart buildings and estates’.
‘World’s quickest’ on-site Legionella test launched

‘World’s quickest’ on-site Legionella test launched

Clearwater Technology has launched HC Rapid25, an on-site Legionella testing device that its says will detect Legionella ‘in just 25 minutes, instead of the current period – typically 10-12 days’.

Waste container ‘made of 100% recycled material’

Mauser Packaging Solutions has launched what it says is the market’s first medical waste container made of 100% recycled plastics generated from post-consumer packaging waste. The company said: “The new WIVA Infinity Container combines the superior protection and handling of specific healthcare risk waste with the environmental benefits of using recycled plastic resin. Users in hospitals, clinics, laboratories, medical practices, nursing homes, and pharmacies can expect a 50 per cent lower CO2 footprint with the new containers than with those made of virgin plastic material.”

Trust prepares for winter pressures with mobile theatre installation

A Foundation Trust is preparing for winter pressures with the addition of a mobile theatre unit which will help it increase its operational capacity by an estimated 120 procedures a month.

Medusa luminaire’s energy-saving benefits

‘Medusa’, the ‘latest generation of LED streetlight’ from Ecolighting, is designed to enable public sector users to benefit from ‘huge cost savings’, and to ‘make a substantial difference’ to energy bills.
Stay in control with GEZE Cockpit

Stay in control with GEZE Cockpit

A ‘smart hub’ that lets users ‘take control of door, window and safety systems’ will be launched by GEZE UK at this month’s Smart Buildings Show, which being held from 7-8 November 2018 at the Barbican in London
Aearators help users meet targets

Aearators help users meet targets

Bristan has announced what it says is ‘an important change’ to the design of its existing range of basin mixer taps, with the addition of Neoperl 5 L/min aerators.
Comelit takes care of door entry at Omagh complex

Comelit takes care of door entry at Omagh complex

Comelit Group has worked with fire and security specialist, Building Protection Systems, at the Omagh Hospital & Primary Care Complex, to achieve its objectives for access control to interface with intercoms located at external building entrances, internal ward entrances, and department entrances.
Plasterboard for X-ray environments

Plasterboard for X-ray environments

With lead recently classified as a Substance of Very High Concern by the EU under REACH regulations, Knauf says its Safeboard is ‘the ideal lead-free plasterboard for X-ray environments’.
Pseudalert method published as ISO worldwide standard

Pseudalert method published as ISO worldwide standard

IDEXX Laboratories Inc, the rapid microbiological testing specialist for water, says its IDEXX Pseudalert method has been published as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) worldwide standard, 16266-2, for the 24-hour detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in water.
A cutting-edge solution to ‘reverberation woes’

A cutting-edge solution to ‘reverberation woes’

AG, a supplier of hard landscaping, building, and structural pre-cast products, describes its Alphacrete Acoustic as ‘a cutting-edge, soundabsorbing masonry block with outstanding room and building acoustic performance’.
Enclosures save time and simplify maintenance

Enclosures save time and simplify maintenance

Static Systems Group has introduced ‘new and improved’ enclosures for its Aspire SmartSync ‘world-class wireless’ nurse call solution.
Specialist equipment package for Hallamshire hospital

Specialist equipment package for Hallamshire hospital

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has recently completed the total refurbishment of four ultraclean operating theatres at Sheffield’s Royal Hallamshire Hospital, working with Kier and NG Bailey. The company was specified for the project by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, having worked at Royal Hallamshire successfully a few years previously delivering the total turnkey refurbishment of theatres 3 and 4.

Codelocks’ CL4520 ‘smart’ lock makes debut

Codelocks’ new CL4520 ‘smart lock’, combining convenience, flexibility, and a powerful mortice lock with a double cylinder, is said to be ‘ideal for buildings and environments that experience high traffic’. The lock features a euro profile mortice sash lock with deadbolt and latchbolt safety function, and can be set with or without a key-operated deadbolt feature, allowing estates and facilities managers to restrict or allow access by code. Codelocks says that accidental lock-ins are avoided with the provision of an inside lever handle to retract the deadbolt and latchbolt simultaneously.

Maximise safety, efficiency and productivity, with wireless steam trap monitoring

Process, energy, and maintenance managers looking to maximise safety, efficiency, and productivity, are being urged ‘to take a proactive approach to plant management’ by including wireless steam trap monitoring within their proactive maintenance regime. Spirax Sparco said: “Wireless steam trap monitoring systems, such as Spirax Total Acoustic Performance Solutions (STAPS), complement an existing steam trap programme by providing real-time data on trap performance and condition – a sure-fire way to lower costs, boost productivity, and use resource more strategically.”
Water outlet flushing simplified

Water outlet flushing simplified

L8guard is ‘a simple web-based compliance solution chosen by NHS Trusts countrywide to record their lowuse water outlet flushing’.
Proud to be ‘Made in Britain’

Proud to be ‘Made in Britain’

Washroom and water efficiency specialist, Cistermiser Keraflo, has joined industry body ‘Made in Britain’.
I-Gienic sheet supports hygiene protection

I-Gienic sheet supports hygiene protection

Intastop has launched a ‘hygienic sheet’ which it says will provide ‘a hygienic, impact-resistant cladding’ for walls and doors.

A heavyweight challenge successfully met

Patient care equipment supplier, Innova Care Concepts, has been awarded a £205,000 contract to supply and install 47 overhead hoist systems to The Grange University Hospital in Cwmbran, Wales. This marks the third successful NHS contract bid for Innova in the past year, after it secured deals to provide hoisting systems to the Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Birmingham and Balfour Hospital in Orkney.

Perfect grounding for new cancer centre

Visqueen – part of RPC bpi recycled products – has provided a waterproofing and gas protection solution to the new Rutherford Cancer Centre North East in Northumberland, ensuring that it meets all local planning conditions. Working with a contractor in Stockton, Visqueen selected its new Ultimate GeoSeal, together with waterstops and sealers, to offer ‘complete protection from the ingress of ground gases’, as well as acting as a waterproof membrane. Due to the site conditions, the building had to be piled with a suspended floor system.

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