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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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All you need to know about EN 1090 and structural steel

If you are involved in any kind of construction work you are probably familiar with EN 1090, a standard that regulates steel and aluminium structures. But did you know that you are breaking the law if you disregard the demands of EN 1090? EN 1090 applies to structural components, which are those “to be used []

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Viacom / MTV roof access walkways project

Viacom International Media Networks UK & Ireland represent 20 channels that offer the very best in music, comedy and kids programming through its MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon brands. The brands have been market leaders across the three primary genre groups for more than 10 years, reaching 22.9 million homes through SKY, cable and Freeview. []

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5 common access issues that should be addressed immediately.

In order for building engineers to carry out vital planned preventative maintenance (PPM) regimes, it’s imperative that access can be achieved safely, without placing them at risk of potential injury.  The Work at Height Regulations 2005 (as amended) state that: ‘You must ensure that the place where work is done at height (including the means []

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ECEX featured in Heating, Ventilation and Plumbing Magazine: Safe Access for Maintenance Engineers

ECEX has been featured on the Heating, Ventilation and Plumbing Magazine website, discussing the importance of safe access for maintenance engineers: “When it comes to purpose-built water systems such as cooling towers, evaporative condensers and water storage tanks, the consequences of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease can be catastrophic. Lives may be lost, fines and []

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