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Protection from city pollution

Despite suffering a series of economic hammer blows over the past year – largely the result of COVID-19, labour shortages and a slew of supply chain issues – construction output growth has surged to a two-decade high, according to the latest figures. The respected IHS Markit/CIPS UK construction PMI (purchasing managers’ index) for June 2021 []

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HVAC winter maintenance in Covid conscious times

Winter is a particularly challenging time to maintain high air quality in buildings because people spend more time indoors and this inevitably places a greater burden on the ventilation system. Ventilation systems have always been important for the health and welfare and comfort of building occupants, but they are more vital now than ever before. []

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Focus on ventilation to tackle COVID-19

Prime minister Boris Johnson’s March 2020 announcement of the UK’s first national lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic came with a snappy three-part slogan – ‘Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives’. The message was modified over the following months. In May 2020, for example, we were urged to ‘Stay alert, control the virus, save []

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Velindre University NHS Trust, AHU refurbishment

Velindre Cancer Centre in Whitchurch, Cardiff, is scheduled to be replaced and re-located, with completion in approximately 2025. In the meantime, the Trust required full refurbishment of this end-of-lifecycle but critical theatre Air Handling Unit to keep it in fully operational condition. The brief was to add up to 10 years additional service life, while []

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Access safety improvements at Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth

ECEX Metalwork & Fabrication division is installing two new access stairs for Three Rivers District Council at Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire. A previous fixed access ladder was unsuitable for maintenance access to the roof while carrying tools and materials and was no longer compliant with latest British Standards for design. ECEX designed, manufactured and []

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Extract unit replacement at Thomas Bennett Community College

ECEX replaced a extract unit serving the food technology class at Thomas Bennett Community College, Crawley. The existing unit was mounted on the roof of the main college building, and the casework had suffered from extensive corrosion, as had the associated attenuators. While the school was shut over the Easter Holidays, ECEX disconnected the old []

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