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62 enquiry number 907 Solar solutions and renewables integration from Altecnic As an industry leader and a CarbonNeutral® company, Altecnic provides technical solutions to original equipment manufacturers, professional plumbing and heating merchants and building contractors.With an extensive solar, biomass and geothermal product range, Altecnic supply market leading, accredited products manufactured to the highest standards including: •One of the UK’s first tempering valves for solar installations to be independently verified to comply with the revised DTC Scheme. • High temperature expansion vessels for solar heating installations feature a special heat-resistant diaphragm which can withstand up to 130°C. Using these renewable energy sources reduces the carbon cost of domestic heating and hot water in prestigious building projects that are being delivered across the country. HiB enters the virtual worlds realm enquiry number 911 Docherty introduces new heat interface units Docherty Group has introduced its ‘HIPER’ high performance heat interface unit (HIU), designed to deliver heating and hot water whilst improving energy efficiency and minimising costs in multi-dwelling developments. Installed in shared residential buildings, the HIU distributes heating and domestic hot water from a central plant system to individual properties. By removing the need to have a conventional boiler, gas flue and hot water cylinder, the interface units dramatically reduce build costs for developers. With the HIPER HIU, landlords can integrate renewable energy sources into the system, shrinking the size of a carbon footprint and reducing energy costs for tenants, as well as improving reliability. Visit www.docherty.co.uk www.hpmmag.com August 2016 enquiry number 908 Innovation-led CAD technology company, Virtual Worlds is thrilled to announce that it has secured a brand new contract with leading bathroom brand, HiB. HiB has recently signed a three-year agreement to feature on the popular Virtual Worlds professional CAD software. This means that all retailers signed up to the programme will now be able to generate interactive simulations of HiB products, to exacting proportions, to be included in their design consultations. For more information on Virtual Worlds, please visit www.virtualworlds.co.uk enquiry number 910 The world’s first thermal imaging smartphone From South West Technology Solutions Ltd enquiry number 909 enquiry number 914 Crometta: Combining water efficiency and premium design From Hansgrohe Energy Saving Trust verifies QRL product performance in radiator first enquiry number 913 Just Ideal From Ideal Bathrooms enquiry number 912 Monster jobs - Monster mess - Monster wipes From Everbuild enquiry number 915 New P3 Hybrid Gas Fire from Charlton Jenrick enquiry number 916 NEWS & PRODUCT PROFILES Riello announces updates to its domestic oil burner training programme Riello has announced that its popular Residential Oil Burners training courses for domestic heating engineers have now been updated to include the new RDB BLU burners, which will be introduced during the second half of 2016. RDB BLU burners have been developed in anticipation of the next round of changes to the ErP regulations and incorporate a number of new components. The one-day courses will run throughout 2016 and beyond at the company’s training centre in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Numbers are restricted on each course. Anyone interested in attending should visit www.rielloburners.co.uk or contact Riello Ltd on 01480 432144 option 4. The Cat® S60 offers something that no other smartphone has offered before – a built-in thermal imaging camera that can be used to almost endless effect, saving time and money by detecting heat loss around windows, spotting moisture and finding overheating appliances. Featuring a Gorilla® Glass® 4 touchscreen, it exceeds military drop tests and can be safely dropped from 1.8m onto concrete. It’s also the world’s most waterproof smartphone, turning it into a reliable 13MP underwater camera with optimised battery performance and a super-bright display. The phone is available from July, and can be pre-ordered from South West Technology Solutions Ltd. T: 01174 057 207 W: www.southwest-tech.co.uk The latest Hansgrohe Crometta range includes overhead showers, hand showers, shower sets and showerpipes. Specially created for the entry-level segment, Crometta combines water efficiency, sustainable technologies and premium design at an attractive price. The range is WRAS certified and the energy-saving EcoSmart models have a reduced water flow of six or nine litres per minute, depending on the model. For stockists contact Tel: 01372 465 655 www.hansgrohe.co.uk The QRL Radiator Group has become the first radiator manufacturer to be granted ‘verified’ status for its T22 Compact radiator by the Energy Saving Trust – marking the creation of a brand new, dedicated radiator category for the efficiency organisation. The QRL T22 Compact will now be listed as a verified product in its own category on EST Register, the Energy Saving Trust’s online database of energy-efficient products. It will appear as the first and only radiator entry, alongside other heating system components, including boilers, heating controls and chemical inhibitors. For more information please visit www.qrlradiators.com or email enquiries@qrl-radiators.com. Multi-Use Wonder Wipes are loved by builders nationwide, and now with the launch of Monster Wonder Wipes from Everbuild – A Sika Company, they can be enjoyed for even longer. Containing a whopping 500 wipes with the same sensational cleaning power expected from Multi-Use Wonder Wipes, the Monster bucket is ideal for use on big jobs. Containing a powerful antibacterial additive, Monster Wipes will kill bacteria on dirty surfaces and hands making them active against most common bacteria found on site. For further information on Monster Wonder Wipes, call the sales office on 0113 240 2424 or visit www.everbuild.co.uk. Ideal Bathrooms have been appointed as a national distributor for Just Trays. Just Trays are the UK’s largest manufacturer of showers and are currently investing over £1 million to further improve efficiency and quality of their products. Just Trays’ Sales and Marketing Director, John Schofield explains the rationale behind the appointment: “We pride ourselves on our quality, innovation and high level of customer service. We wanted a very strong national distribution partner who understands and reflects our values. Danielle Lillis, Ideal Bathrooms’ Commercial Director, adds: “Last summer we became the new national distributor for April products, so the introduction of Just Trays further strengthens our overall tray and enclosure offering”. Visit www.idealbathrooms.com The Paragon P3 Hybrid fire is a natural gas, manual control, convector gas fire combining the performance of a highlyefficient glass-fronted fire with the charm of an open-flame gas fire. The new Hybrid technology brings high-efficiency performance combined with the appeal of a welcoming open-flame fire, which was first developed in the Paragon P7 hole-in-the-wall fire and now used for this 16x22” fire. The fire comes with a very realistic coal flame effect and offers a very impressive 4.9kW output from its 7kW input. This gives an extremely impressive 70.8% Net efficiency to the most current British Standards BS 7977- 1:2009+A1:2013. RRP from £549 www.charltonandjenrick.co.uk


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