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  • Biofilm removal by shear velocity
    Horne Engineering
    Horne Engineering has always been a strong advocate of periodic high velocity system flushing to remove biofilm from the internal pipe surfaces of domestic water systems – in particular in large buildings such as hospitals and...
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  • Steam room or sauna - which should you go for?
    Drom UK
    We quite often know what we like, but do we know why we like it, and is it the best for our needs? The main difference is in the type of heat each room provides: a sauna uses dry heat, typically heated between 180 and 195°F with...
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  • How to Combine Indoor and Outdoor Entrance Matting
    Construction Specialties
    British Standard BS 7953 recommends that entrance matting be a minimum of 2.1 metres in the traffic direction, to remove as much dirt and moisture from foot and wheeled traffic as possible. Whilst industry experts suggest that 6...
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  • The benefits of engineered oak flooring
    Round Wood of Mayfield
    Round Wood explains why engineered oak boards represent the best option for homeowners looking to replace a floor. If you are looking to replace a floor in your property, whether in isolation or as part of an overall renovation,...
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  • Solar Shading - Fight Against Overheating Of Buildings
    De Leeuw
    According to new study findings the time is due to make automated solar shading mandatory in the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Smart solar shading could reduce the energy consumption for space cooling...
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  • The Benefits of Artwork in the Healthcare Environment
    Construction Specialties
    The idea of introducing the arts into the healing process is not a new concept, in fact Thomas Sydenham a physician in the 17th Century famously said “the arrival of a good clown exercises more beneficial influence upon the...
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  • Halotherapy - what is it and what are the benefits?
    Drom UK
    Halotherapy (or salt therapy) is a 100% natural therapy that has grown steadily in popularity in recent years. It is believed to aid in relieving respiratory ailments and has a positive effect on many skin conditions. The...
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  • Hydrotherapy: history, principles and why it works
    Design & Form
    Hydrotherapy has a long tradition. Historical records support the medical profession’s belief in the therapeutic value of water to relax, support, restore and mend. The Romans understood the effect of water, steam and massage in...
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  • The evolution of deep soaking tubs
    Design & Form
    Year by year, deep soaking tubs have been rising in popularity. A surge of recent product launches reflects increasing interest on the part of designers and manufacturers but the concept is anything but new. Many features of...
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  • Accessible bathroom design to support independent living
    Twyford Bathrooms
    Kevin O’ Donnell, from Twyford Bathrooms, considers options for inclusive bathrooms to balance DDA requirements with the need for a relaxing, aesthetically pleasing space in the home: As a nation, we are facing the stark reality...
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  • A guide to abrasion resistance in contract fabrics
    Camira Fabrics
    This guidance is part of Camira Fabrics' CPD brochure, which can be obtained when specifiers attend the company's CPD presentation 'A guide to specifying contract fabrics'. The abrasion performance of fabrics is established by...
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  • Designing interiors with vinyl flooring
    Forbo Flooring Systems
    From the spills and tumbles of a nursery through to the large scale thoroughfares in a modern university, there is a common need for attractive, functional products. Forbo Flooring's Eternal range provides the balance between...
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  • Pendulum testing and Ramp testing explained
    Karndean Designflooring
    Karndean Designflooring is a leading supplier of commercial flooring, and here explains the slip testing standards that designers must bear in mind when specifying flooring in public areas – Pendulum testing and Ramp testing. In...
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  • Get Warmer Floors With Carpet
    Heckmondwike FB
    There’s nothing worse than having to work in a cold office or live in student accommodation or a residential care home when the floorcovering doesn’t offer that all important thermal performance – especially at this time of year!...
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  • Wireless “induction” charging – The definitive guide
    CMD Ltd
    Questions that our industry gets time and time again. Wireless or induction charging came from pretty much out of nowhere last year and as “cool” as it seems the understanding people have isn’t as much as they would like. With...
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