Entries by Lyn

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Rinnai launches new products

Rinnai is embarking on an ambitious and innovative programme of launching several new products within its H1 – Hydrogen and DME ready water heaters, H2 – Hybrid systems and H3 – Low-GWP heat pumps product categories. These new products will ensure the company offers a comprehensive range of appliances and systems for heating and hot […]

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Safely Maintaining Moveable Walls

Demand for moveable walls from within the education sector has grown in recent years, with schools, colleges and universities all aiming to create adaptable space. With moveable walls becoming increasingly integral to the smooth running of the curriculum, emphasis must be placed on maintenance and service of the system, minimising the risk of unscheduled downtime, […]

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All dance students deserve to dance on a Harlequin floor

Dancers can spend hours working in a dance studio, it is their place of work and should offer a safe environment fit for purpose. The floor is a dancer’s most important work tool; not only is it the canvas for their creativity, it also gives them protection against slips, falls and longer-term stress injuries. Experienced […]

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INTERNATIONAL SEAL OF QUALITY FOR KESTREL POWDER COATING

Birmingham based Kestrel Powder Coating has become one of the elite companies awarded a QUALICOAT coating applicator approved licence, assuring the quality of its powder coating service for extruded aluminium profiles. QUALICOAT is an independent, globally recognised product certification scheme. To gain recognition, applicators must use QUALICOAT licenced products and employ a precisely specified process […]

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James Hardie launches innovative new product

James Hardie, the world leader in the manufacture of high-performance fibre cement and fibre gypsum building solutions, has launched a new 11mm Hardie® Panel which saves time and money for builders, contractors, and architects. Developed for projects in education, healthcare and the public sector the new panel will deliver a cost effective, robust solution for […]

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An Education in Flooring

When it comes to flooring, schools face multiple challenges in terms of balancing durability, safety, aesthetics, ease of maintenance and budget. With almost 9.1 million students in schools across England alone, and 24, 442 schools as of 2022/231, a substantial proportion of our population are in schools every week to learn and grow. Choosing appropriate […]

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FORBO’S FLOORING ELEVATES THE SUSTAINABILITY ETHOS IN NEW ECO-FRIENDLY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Two Rivers primary school in Keynsham, Somerset, is only the second school in the country to achieve Passivhaus Plus accreditation. To achieve this impressive milestone, architects Hatcher Prichard had to make conscious choices when it came to choosing materials for this project. With outstanding sustainability credentials and a wide portfolio of solutions suitable for the […]

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Specifying for specialist teaching spaces

With a diverse range of subjects taught in secondary schools, Dave Ford, Specification Manager at Altro, considers the key criteria when specifying flooring for specialist teaching spaces. Standard secondary school classroom floors have to deal with a lot of feet and furniture. Around 30 pairs of feet regularly come, go, or rest on the floor; […]

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SUPERPHON PANELS PROVIDE REVERBERATION CONTROL AT NEW SCHOOL

CMS Danskin Acoustics’ SuperPhon panels are contributing to reverberation control at a newly built school in East Hertfordshire, helping to ensure standards for acoustics in new school buildings are met. Buntingford First School is a school for around 330 children between the ages of three and nine, which opened for the 2023 autumn term.  Built […]