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Safe access in data centres

Modern data centres require vast amounts of cooling to prevent the sensitive computers they contain from breaking down. This is largely because computing power is increasing at a phenomenal rate.  The world’s first digital computer built in the 1940s could perform three additions or subtractions in a second; today, the fastest computer can complete 360 trillion operations a second and there is []

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Are your AHUs ready for the early pollen season?

The record-breaking warm spell at the end of February has brought about an earlier than usual start to the pollen season – bad news for both hay fever sufferers and HVAC plant.  Tree pollen in particular has started causing an issue ahead of schedule, blocking noses and air intakes alike. To prevent blockages of a []

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AHUs and the Ecodesign rules on heat recovery

When it comes to air handling units (AHUs), there are a host of convincing business benefits associated with choosing refurbishment over replacement. These include price (it can be 35 to 50% less expensive to repair compared with buying new) and the ability to gain the latest technology without the attendant disruption. For instance, AHU refurbishment []

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ECEX supports Tate Modern extension – case study in ACR Journal

Case study detailing ECEX’s gantry and associated screen louvres installed in the Tate Modern’s new extension.

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Building maintenance – service with a smile

Building maintenance tends to be out of sight and out of mind. As a result, it has something of a reputation for being under-funded, unproductive and poorly managed. However, as recent cases involving legionnaires’ disease outbreaks have shown, this attitude is at best dangerous and can prove fatal. That is why it makes sense to []

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Answer to a burning question

Everybody recognises that uncontained fire is dangerous. Indeed, the threats associated with fire have been recognised in the UK for more than 350 years. When the Great Fire of London began up in the centre of the capital in 1666 it destroyed over 13,000 houses and 87 parish churches, gutted St Paul’s Cathedral, and destroyed []

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