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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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Eight tips for a better office environment

  The statistics relating to pollen in offices are sobering. For example, office air is up to 20 times more polluted than outside air; almost a third of  buildings suffer from Sick Building Syndrome; 64 million days a year costing £6 billion are lost to allergies, and employees who suffer from allergies are reckoned to []

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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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More on retentions – lets put an end to them

Much has been written about how and why Carillion failed and this has highlighted the perennial, but as yet unresolved, issues of retentions and extended payment terms. Everyone who works for the outsourcing and construction sectors knows exactly who the bad payers are and we all wince at their bare-faced lies about ‘working in partnership []

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Time to tackle scourge of retentions

  Proposed new legislation could provide a long-awaited boost to the finances of thousands of SMEs working in construction sectors. Peter Aldous, MP for the Suffolk constituency of Waveney, has introduced a Private Member’s Bill in an effort to amend the 1996 Construction Act in order to ensure all retention payments are held in a []

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Refurb or replace? That is the question

  It’s a perennial question – when the time comes, should you replace or refurbish HVAC equipment? The answer depends on a wide range of factors including the age of the equipment, the short and long-term financial implications of each option, and how ‘mission critical’ the system is and, therefore, how reliable it needs to []

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