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Sensing Precision launches more powerful duct leakage tester

Sensing Precision has launched a ‘new, more powerful’ air leakage tester to enable larger ductwork to be tested.

‘Up to 50 per cent energy savings’ via ‘smart’ compressor technology

Healthcare engineers looking to decarbonise their facilities and considering – as part of this – ways to reduce the significant energy consumed by their HVAC system’s chillers now have an alternative to simply replacing them with more energy-efficient models, with ‘a leap forward in smart compressor control technology’ from Aermec.

New Altro Illustra flooring ‘draws inspiration from the natural world’

Altro says its new Altro Illustra is ‘a class-leading safety floor with stunning natural aesthetic designs and the option to go adhesive-free to save carbon, money, and time’.

T8 LED tube ‘the ideal low-energy retrofit’

Following the recent ban on the production of fluorescent tube lamps, global lighting manufacturer, Megaman, has launched a new T8 LED tube lamp range, which it says ‘provides an ideal option for a low-energy retrofit replacement – without the need for any rewiring’.

Corner mount camera with AI

Hanwha Vision, the global ‘vision solution provider’, has launched the TNV-C7013RC corner mount camera with AI, as it puts it, ‘for fewer false alarms and more efficient forensic search’.

Microban launches ‘cutting-edge antimicrobial technology inspired by nature’

Microban International says its ‘latest ground-breaking technology’ – Ascera – a patent- pending, ‘next generation’ antimicrobial technology, uses an active ingredient inspired by nature, and is designed for use in olefinic polymers and solvent-based coatings.

'Redefining the possibilities’ of acoustic design

‘Pioneering leader in ceiling systems’, Zentia, has announced the launch of three new creative additions to its Sonify range, adding ‘an array of cutting-edge features that redefine the possibilities of acoustic design, enhancing both aesthetics and functionality’.

Carrier launches high temperature heat pumps

Carrier has introduced a comprehensive new line of high temperature and very high temperature heat pumps for use in industrial, commercial and public buildings and district heating.

Full building water mist protection

Johnson Controls, a specialist in ‘smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings’, has launched the new AquaMist AM35 Ultra Low Flow (ULF) nozzle, completing the AquaMist ULF low-pressure water mist fire suppression portfolio to offer customers ‘full building water mist protection’.

Visqueen expands fire protection range

Visqueen – which says that its air and vapour control layer system ‘combines strength, flexibility, and easy installation while exceeding current national fire safety regulations’ – has expanded its fire protection range by launching Visqueen Class B FR Vapour Check, an air and vapour control layer (AVCL).

Aermec introduces ‘next generation’ of active chilled beams

With hospitals by their nature energy-intensive, Aermec claims says its new EHT active chilled beam offers ‘clean healthy air, acoustic comfort, and reduced energy consumption, while respecting the environment’.

Door, window, and security technology highlighted

Architects, architectural ironmongers, and specifiers, will be able to ‘choose the right product for the job’ thanks to the updated Product Guide and Price List from GEZE UK, the door, window, and security technology specialist says.

Assa Abloy Opening Solutions launches ‘revolutionary’ BIM mobile app

Assa Abloy Opening Solutions UK & Ireland’s new Openings Studio Mobile App ‘allows users to manage buildings as a holistic system’.

Rainscreen product is now BBA approved

Rockwool has been accredited with the British Board of Agrément (BBA) Agrément Certificate for its NyRock Rainscreen 032 product.

Hamworthy’s first ever air source heat pump launched at Brooklands Hall

Hamworthy Heating’s first ever air source heat pump was recently launched at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge in Surrey, where guests had the opportunity to ‘get hands-on’ with the new system.

Armitage Shanks debuts new clinical product innovations

Armitage Shanks unveiled its latest product innovations – including a new clinical washbasin (pictured) and prototype for a TMV (thermostatic mixing valve) shower tower, at this year’s Healthcare Estates exhibition in Manchester.

Door designed to prevent unauthorised access ‘by stealth’ launched

Assa Abloy Abloy Opening Solutions Door Group has launched the new Powershield Rathlin door, which is LPS 2081-certified, and is designed to prevent unauthorised access ‘by various physical security products’ when targeted by intruders using stealth.

Knightsbridge ‘goes full tilt’ with configurable LED downlights

Knightsbridge has ‘taken the next step in its lighting evolution’ with the addition of the SpektroLED Tilt downlight to the configurable Knightsbridge SpektroLED series.

Wireless access control enables ‘intelligent lockdown’

Abloy UK is highlighting the functionality of its SMARTair wireless access control solution, which gives Facilities managers full control to lock down access to areas of, or an entire building, quickly and safely in an emergency.

Buckinghamshire Trust to upgrade hospital messaging and communication systems

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has selected Multitone Electronics to supply and implement a range of integrated critical messaging solutions.

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