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FIREMAC RECEIVES QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE 2018
North Berwick-based Firemac Limited has received a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category, for its Firemac FM Fabric PSA, a high performance self-adhesive glass woven fire resistant fabric that is applied to galvanised steel ductwork to create a fire-resistant ductwork system.
Firemac FM Fabric PSA is the latest innovation from the company which revolutionised the fire-resistant ductwork sector when it first introduced its third-party certificated fabric-based Firemac FM Fabric system to the UK some 15 years ago.
Firemac FM Fabric PSA is sold directly to ductworkers, allowing the fabrication of fire resistant ductwork to be completed under factory controlled conditions, and without the need to rely on third party suppliers.
THOMAS & ADAMSON GROWS LONDON OFFICE WITH ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT
Thomas & Adamson, the international project management and cost consultancy firm, has appointed Ian Lloyd as Associate Director. Lloyd will lead the delivery of cost management services for many of their projects in London and the South East.
Ian brings with him extensive experience in residential, retail, commercial, healthcare, hotels and leisure sectors.
He said: ‘I am delighted to join Thomas & Adamson’s busy London office and see it as an opportunity to both learn from and strengthen an already very talented team of individuals. The firm has a reputation for quality service and successful project delivery and I look forward to supporting the business and its clients.’
• For further information visit: http://www.thomasandadamson.com/
NEW AICO 3000 SERIES FIRE & CO ALARMS FOR FULL-CIRCLE PROTECTION
Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has launched the new 3000 Series. This technologically advanced series detects both Fire and CO and includes, for the first time, a Multi-Sensor Heat & CO Alarm, providing whole property coverage from one Series.
Unique to the 3000 Series, the Ei3028 Multi-Sensor Heat & CO Alarm has been much anticipated as a cost-effective, efficient solution to protecting residents from both Fire and CO. With high heat sources from cooking appliances posing a potential fire hazard and gas-fuelled appliances a potential source of CO, combining detection for both in one is a sensible approach welcomed by the industry.
• Further information from Aico. Web: www.aico.co.uk
STOKVIS OFFERS A HOLISTIC GUIDE ON THE ADVANTAGES OF PHEs AND HIUs
Specifiers across both the heating and hot water service industry and wider construction profession will find the latest downloadable publication from Stokvis Energy Systems an invaluable resource when seeking to improve the energy efficiency of buildings.
Accompanied by colour images, clear diagrams and plain English descriptions, The Ultimate Guide to Plate Heat Exchangers explains what comprises a PHE system, the way they work and the technical benefits, including system separation, rapid DHW response, greatly reduced Legionella risk and flexibility of application.
The guide also shows how PHEs can be customised and their efficiency increased still further by such measures as using stainless steel plates; adding to their value in high-demand situations.
• To view the document or for further information about Stokvis Energy Systems call: 020 8783 3050. Web: www.stokvisboilers.com
FIRE DOOR FOAM FILLS GAP IN THE MARKET
Installers or specifiers seeking a fire rated foam for sealing linear joints that meets the practical challenges, as well as all current European regulatory requirements, can rely on the performance of Nullifire FF197 Gun Grade Fire Rated PU Foam, one of the range of high-performance Nullifire products, manufactured by tremco illbruck.
As a modified single component, polyurethane foam, Nullifire FF197 has been developed to speed the installation of fire doors in situations from shops and schools to high rise residential properties. Crucially, it has been tested to demonstrate its compliance with BS EN1364-4, which means it also satisfies the now superseded BS 476-22.
• Further information from tremco illbruck. Tel: 01942 251400. Web: www.tremco-illbruck.com
ECOLOGICAL BUILDING SYSTEMS TAKES AIRTIGHTNESS ON TOUR
To celebrate BBA approval of its pro clima Intello Plus Intelligent Airtight Membrane, Ecological Building Systems and pro clima have announced a seminar tour that will bring airtightness insights to five locations around the UK.
Kicking off at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon on the 16 October, the Air Tightness Tour then visits London, Belfast and Glasgow before culminating at The Studio in Birmingham on the 22 November.
Each event will include a packed full-day programme of technical presentations and discussion topics from Pro Clima, the Ecological Building Systems team and the BBA, along with practical installation demonstrations, a key note speaker presentation and a round table discussion.
• Further information at: www.intellosealofapproval.com