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A blog post exploring what colours on LST radiators are best suited to different spaces and how to choose the right one for you.
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Advantage after application. . .
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The key to good washroom design is to help promote students’ healthy habits and reduce anti-social behaviour. All washrooms play a very big part in any school, college or academy. At Cubicle Centre we make sure that your pupils’ washrooms are designed with the thought to promote well-being within your pupils. Full height cubicles are perfect for your visitors, staff or even older students.
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A blog post exploring who requires LST radiators for their commercial spaces and why they are beneficial.
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TROX has been selected by BAM Construction and development management firm Argent to supply PWX fancoils for the second building at Paradise, Birmingham - Two Chamberlain Square. The 183,000 sq ft office building, the vision of Glenn Howells architects, will join the first building in offering a cumulative 350,000+ sq ft of Grade I office space as part of the Paradise masterplan.
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Installing LST radiators has to be done by plumbers, learn how long this takes and the potential challenges you may come across.
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Forget past disappointments and don't get left behind
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Breathe Freely, a BOHS initiative aimed at reducing occupational lung disease in the UK, estimate that there are around 4,000 people within the manufacturing industry who are suffering from breathing and lung problems caused or made worse by their work. The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently announced that they were raising control standards for welding fumes in particular...
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Where is the best place to locate LST radiators in a space? Contour has been blogging to explore this and to find out why they should be put in certain areas.
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Discover the options when it comes to replacing radiators and upgrading radiator covers in a school environment. Radiator covers that are bespoke and robust with added antimicrobial technologies.
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The latest project and product news from Ferco Seating
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A blog post exploring how to understand how many LST radiators your space will need to reach the optimal heat output.
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Published at the end of 2018, the new European Standard EN 17037 deals with daylight in buildings. It is the first Europe-wide standard to deal exclusively with the design for, and provision of, daylight.
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Dundee University have upgraded their teaching spaces with the FT10 with Wrimatic Tablet
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We are hosting a CPD & Workshop event in the aim of increasing awareness and encouraging the application of Living Walls and Green Roofs in urban design. This will be a practical, hands-on approach to understanding how our Living Wall and Green Roof systems work in different applications.
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Ferco installed luxury electric reclining cinema seats at the iconic Cineworld, The O2 Greenwich
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Exclusive to Contour is the antimicrobial technology of BioCote, discover how this is incorporated into all our radiator guards to provide protection.
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The Stackdoor Secure has become the first product ever to achieve issue 8 of LPS 1175, and in the process has become the first security shutter to provide over 50% free open area and security certification.
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There’s a concept that has emerged called ‘healing architecture’, which implies that the physical healthcare environment can make a difference in how quickly patients recover or adapt to specific conditions. Here are various ways that different aspects of a hospital environment can impact patient recovery.
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Little Coombe Farm, down on the coast of Devon, is considered to offer the most comfortable and glamorous form of camping – or Glamping – possible. Four cedar clad yurts provide every creature comfort and are set in a woodland setting overlooking a beautiful river valley. Also, just in case the West Country weather isn’t warm enough, there’s now OMNIE underfloor heating to keep the glampers comfortable.
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10 Year NHBC Cover Against Structural Damage
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Click to view a video showing the features and benefits of the J95 Heavy Duty Concealed Hinge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olWscX-KdQQ
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Flexiscreen is a temporary floor-to-ceiling screen used to contain dust during construction, flooring, installation and extension works within live manufacturing and warehouse environments. The unique v-overlap system and tight seal around ducts, pipes, steel work and at ceiling level ensures that Flexiscreen offers an over 99% dust tight seal.
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Estimating the cost of a project is often more about precisely calculating the level of safety that is required. That’s the job of Pete Hammond, our senior estimator, who is expert at determining the performance characteristics of our advanced glazing systems against different threat levels. It means, for example, calculating the likely blast loading from various levels of attack at different stand-off distances.
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Getting the right grille design for your LST radiators is vital to maintain high safety standards. Chose from either a linear or punched grille to create the best LST radiators for your space.
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Tarkett will showcase innovative flooring collections and VR technology at RetailEXPO. This year, Tarkett will be displaying Cementi Click – a new innovation from the experts, designed with you in mind! We will also be demonstrating our VR-EP technology – a brand new evidence-based Dementia Filter endorsed by Hammond Care. Experience this cutting edge immersive software, which shows the importance of colour, contrast, pattern and placement when creating spaces for Dementia residents.
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In 2017, the Ministry of Housing announced that FD30 composite fire doors manufactured by Manse Mastador failed safety tests. These were the same type that contributed to the Grenfell Tower tragedy. As a result, the ministry requested that UK fire door manufacturers have their products tested to ensure compliance with legal safety standards. Ahmarra recently supplied sample timber fire doors for the ministry test, which not only reached the required 30 minutes, but achieved a full 56 minutes!
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This blog post explores the smallest options in the LST radiator selection available to Contour customers and how bespoke options can work to any requirement.
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