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PRODUCTLAUNCH&SPECIALREPORT WWW.HPMMAG.COM Got a story? Ring us on 01732 748041 or e-mail twood@unity-media.com Limited space: help is at hand Fernox has extended its filter range with the TF1 Compact. HPM attended the launch... Icentral heating system contaminants to the dismantling the unit. The TF1 Compact has afitted directly onto 22mm vertical or horizontalpipework. Furthermore, like the TF1 Total Filter,the TF1 Compact can be cleaned withoutnstallers can now get their hands on the latestinnovation from Fernox - the new TF1 Compact,which uses hydrocyclonic action to deliver unit's specially designed magnet assembly. maximum flow rate of 50 litres/minute, a The TF1 Compact has been developed maximum temperature of 125ºC and a maximum specifically for properties where limited space working pressure of three bar. restricts the installation of the TF1 Total Filter. "At Fernox we pride ourselves on developing Following the success of the TF1 Total Filter, products and services that offer genuine solutions the new TF1 Compact is a logical addition - to the problems installers face on-site," said ensuring installers have another TF1 filter in the Francine Wickham, global marketing director for range to call upon when space restrictions mean Fernox. "Together, the original TF1 Total Filter and fitting the original just isn’t practical. the new TF1 Compact ensure that even more systems can benefit from the long term filter SHORTER IN LENGTH protection a high performance filtration device It may be 30% shorter in length, but due to the provides." high level of design and engineering from As part of the range enhancement and after Fernox's UK research and development team - the gaining valuable customer feedback - the original TF1 Compact does not compromise on Fernox TF1 Total Filter will soon be available with performance. a new inlet/outlet port replacing the existing 'o' The TF1 Compact has been developed to fit ring configuration. By simply clipping the filter onto domestic heating systems where installation into the required horizontal or vertical orientation access is restricted. Providing multiple orientation – there are 24 different positions which once capability enabled by its (patent pending) clicked into place fixes the inlet/outlet port The TFI Compact, pictured complete with valves, has inlet/outlet port, the filter can be installed at 45º securely. been developed to fit onto domestic heating if headroom clearance is limited, and can be enquiry number 124 systems where installation access is restricted ‘Challenging times as never before’ Sue Sharpe, president of the Building and Engineering Services Association, believes industry “must show commitment to new thinking”. HPM attended the annual lunch to hear her speech... Inew working practices – whatever the drivers • Cementing existing relationships with otherother key stakeholdersindustry organisations that share its goals,aspirations and valuesn these challenging times as never before, theconstruction industry must demonstrate itscommitment to new ideas, new thinking and and wherever they may originate. • Providing a “natural home” for all building This was the key message delivered by engineering services specialists president, Sue Sharp, during the first Building & “But our initiatives, aims and objectives must Engineering Services Association (B&ES) also be viewed in the wider context of an president’s luncheon to be held since the name industry, a nation and a planet for which change of the organisation changed, in March, from the is the only constant – and in which the rate of Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association change is infinitely greater than ever before in to the B&ES. our history,” said the president – adding that “It is important to emphasise that our decision “what we did yesterday is no longer good to re-brand was just one element in a Sue Sharp: enough”. re-positioning programme designed to ensure Key message Sue concluded: “I look forward, in the weeks that the Association remains relevant and ‘fit for and months to come, to working together with purpose’ in the years and decades to come,” Sue elements such as: all parties to the construction process – for the told her audience at the City of London • Refreshing the Association’s member services greater good of our businesses, our sector and headquarters of the Honourable Artillery package in line with the developing our industry.” Company. marketplace The programme, she added, included key • Enhancing its influence with government and enquiry number 125 34 OCTOBER 2012 HEATING & PLUMBING MONTHLY


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