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Four steps to HVAC heaven

    Now is a great time of the year to check HVAC plant and equipment is operating at its optimum because we have experienced – and will probably continue to face – heat wave conditions with temperatures in some places as hot as the Bahamas, approaching a sweltering 30 deg C. Indeed, we are []

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ECEX launches ultimate guide to site access

    We’ve launched a free, comprehensive guide to safe and effective site access. The illustrated guide – Access All Areas – explains how access is a critical contributory factor to the safety of building services engineers and maintenance teams who install and service plant on roofs and other hard-to-get-at areas. ‘Access All Areas’ describes []

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Roof Access Improvements for Sussex Hospital

ECEX has installed a stepover bridge at St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester; one of a raft of access safety improvements completed by ECEX for Western Sussex Hospital’s NHS Foundation. The stepover bridge has created a walkway over ductwork which was obstructing the access route, enabling maintenance personnel to move continuously around the roof in safety. Following []

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Ensure safe access for HVAC maintenance

  Why fix something that isn’t broken? On the face of it, it seems like an utter waste of time and money. In fact, a well-implemented maintenance programme can save time and money because an unexpected breakdown will take more time and cost more to fix. In fact, maintenance has three roles – to avert []

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Maintenance made manageable

  Fans, motors and ductwork are critical components in any HVAC system and you neglect them at your peril. Maintaining this equipment effectively not only improves productivity, but it also reduces the chance of disruptive and expensive breakdowns. Maintenance is intrinsically linked to energy efficiency (and therefore lowers operating costs) in HVAC systems, and will []

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Everything you need to know about EN1090 in 2016/17

Q&A with Paul Leese, A Director of ECEX What is EN 1090? A set of European standards designed to control the fabrication and assembly of steel and aluminium structures. EN 1090 is in three parts: EN 1090-1: Requirements for conformity assessment for structural components (CE Marking). EN 1090-2: Technical requirements for the execution of steel []

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