The EU decision to put indoor air quality (IAQ) on its building agenda for the first time has been welcomed by the Chairman of Waterloo Air Products.
Research by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and Lancet Countdown showed that 44 of 51 UK towns and cities monitored had breached World Health Organisation guidelines for outdoor air quality.
Black Country-based bespoke air conditioning manufacturer, Weatherite, is keeping the M&S customers in its Longbridge department store cool, thanks to four new air handling units (AHUs).
Glen Dimplex has bought Poole-based fan coil unit (FCU) and digital controls manufacturer, Ability Projects, the company announced this week.
Glen Dimplex made its name in the electrical heating market and has developed into making cooling systems, ventilation products, heat pumps and domestic products since it began in 1973.
The award-winning Ability Projects fits the Glen Dimplex product portfolio well. The company makes highly efficient FCUs, as well as heat recovery units and single/twin fan units. Ability Projects has a new, 300 square feet factory in Dorset and ships its products to countries including New Zealand, the UAE, Australia and Hong Kong, as well as to the USA and Canada.
Waterloo Air Products' air terminals benefited City University when specified as part of the establishments' recent renovation and refurbishment program.
The university used the company's grilles, diffusers and VAV systems in its Tait building which contains the Schools of Engineering, Mathematics and Health Sciences in Spencer Street, London.
AirSource, the Eccles-based manufacturer of heat pumps and commercial and industrial heating and air conditioning systems, has invested £280,000 in new plant to keep up with demand.
AirSource makes its systems for clients in the healthcare, education, retails and hotel sectors. The company has bought and installed a new press punch machine and test unit at its factory near Manchester.