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ECEX provides support for Tate Modern extension

We have installed an elevated steel support gantry and associated screening louvres at Tate Modern’s award-winning 2016 extension, the iconic Blavatnik Building in London. The gantry supports three new 3,600kg dry coolers installed by ECEX customer SPIE Building Services. ECEX faced the considerable design challenge of fitting the gantry into a congested plant compound. The []

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Cold facts about coil maintenance

Winter is a particularly challenging time of the year for your building’s HVAC system; condensation tends to form on the coil and this can freeze in the colder months, reducing air flow and heat transfer and severely weakening the air conditioning system or even leading to catastrophic failure. A frozen coil can cause devastating problems in a building []

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The benefits of AHU refurb and repair

      As HVAC equipment ages, it costs more and more to run and is increasingly likely to break down, which will have a huge impact on the occupants of the building it serves. On top of this, as time passes technological improvements lead to greater efficiency, lower costs and better overall performance – []

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ECEX achieves Achilles UVDB registration

ECEX has successfully registered as a supplier with Achilles UVDB, the pre-qualification organisation of choice for the utilities industry. Achilles brings together pre-qualified suppliers with buyers within their industry, rigorously verifying company details to ensure complete credibility and transparency. Being registered on the Achilles UVDB scheme is a key requirement of suppliers who need to []

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ECEX launches comprehensive guide to HVAC maintenance

We’ve launched a free, wide-ranging guide to HVAC system maintenance. HVAC System Maintenance, a guide to effective equipment servicing, explains the steps to maintenance good practice, including how to draw up a maintenance policy, developing a maintenance strategy, details of different forms of maintenance and assessing maintenance needs. It also looks briefly at air handling []

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Mitigating the health effects of outdoor pollution

Air pollution could be responsible for 60,000 cases of dementia in the UK, with people exposed to dirty air 40% more likely to get the disease than those who aren’t. These shocking conclusions are based on a recent study carried out by St George’s, University of London, King’s College London and Imperial College London. Researchers []

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