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Choosing the right fire safety partner – from manufacture to installation

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For both new-build and redevelopment projects, developers must identify the right partner for designing and supplying fire safety and smoke management systems in order to ensure compliance with current local legislation. Governmental building regulations – notably Parts B (Fire Safety) and F (Ventilation) – set minimum standards for fire protection, but certain sectors and high-risk

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Elevating Smoke Safety Solutions with Advanced Control Systems

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Smoke safety systems are being installed in commercial and residential buildings as valiant life-protecting solutions to help safeguard occupants in the event of a fire. Positioned in key locations, smoke safety systems support buildings by extracting toxic smoke from exits and stairwells. That said, the silent hero behind a smoke safety solution is its control

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Keeping the energy sector safe and sound

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The energy sector is crucial to powering the modern world, and power stations must meet strict infrastructural requirements relating to safe operation and minimal environmental impact. Whilst sustainability is a factor in a power station’s environmental footprint, the immediate impact on surrounding areas must also be considered – specifically potential noise pollution. Power stations are

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Driving Forward Car Park Ventilation Standards

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Car parks, like other underground or enclosed spaces, pose unique challenges when it comes to ventilation and smoke management. Smoke management systems are crucial in the instance of fire, but car parks require equally advanced ventilation measures to ensure the removal of vehicle exhaust fumes during day to day operation. As a specialist in ventilation

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Supporting Architectural Design with Fire Curtains

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Fire protection compliance is a fundamental design driver in construction. But, just because a building needs to conform to building regulations and safety standards, doesn’t mean it can’t also look great. As specialist manufacturers of smoke management and fire protection solutions, our expertise and knowledge can facilitate architectural freedom, without compromising on safety. Recently working

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Smoke Ventilation: An Integrated Approach

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While regulation compliance is a fundamental driver behind building design, making its way to the forefront is also the impact of a building environment on its occupants, especially in terms of health, safety and wellbeing. With this in mind, it’s important to identify opportunities from the initial design stages where systems can be interfaced to

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Greenwood partners with East Sperrin in Ireland

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East Sperrin Fabrications has joined forces with Greenwood Louvre, becoming Greenwood’s supply and install partner for projects in Ireland. The arrangement means the Greenwood range of architectural louvres, solar shading systems and ventilation equipment will be readily available from one local point of contact for all Irish customers. “East Sperrin is a trusted name in

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Why choose jet fans for car park ventilation?

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Underground or enclosed car parks need ventilation, or else they wouldn’t be very nice places to park. The build-up of car exhaust fumes such as NOx and CO would quickly become unpleasant and eventually hazardous. Such car parks traditionally used ductwork and fan arrangements to clear these toxic gases from the air, but such systems

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The Louvres Your Building Needs, Off-The-Shelf

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Architectural louvres can be seen gracing buildings up and down the country, adding much needed visual flair and practical value that can make an incredible difference to the look and functionality of the structure. They can keep undesirable elements out, while enabling air movement and permitting the venting of extracts and other building services equipment

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New pergola range added

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Greenwood’s new bioclimatic pergola range turns sunny terrace and outdoor areas into a more usable space, all year round. The pergola, already proven in practice elsewhere in Europe, is the ideal solution for restaurants, bars and cafes that have a sunny terrace; and for homeowners who want to extend the use of their outdoor space

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Hotel sector booms

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With tourism on the increase, the London region has seen a boom in hotel development as new projects add tower cranes to the city’s skyline. New luxury brands want to be part of a world leading capital. Recently, for example, Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels announced plans for a Peninsula brand luxury hotel at Hyde Park

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Makeover to City Gate adds staircase

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An office refurbishment at City Gate House, in London’s Southwark Bridge Road, was carried out by landlord Land Securities to help ensure the continued occupation of the building by the current occupiers. The prestigious 85,000 sq ft building includes an IT datacentre with occupiers including a major disability transport organisation. Among the additions to the

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Range expands

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With growing demand from a client base of architects and main contractors for specialist support, Greenwood continues to expand its range of selected products. Latest to arrive is a range of access ladders, providing safe access specifically to high levels such as building rooftops. The ladders come with a protective cage to prevent those using

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New stairwell ventilator

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In conjunction with Airvent and Brakel, Greenwood is now offering a simple solution to stairwell ventilation. The Greenwood Corridor/Staircase AOV Ventilator is a low profile louvred natural smoke ventilator which is CE marked and EN tested and certified in accordance with EN12101 – 2.

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Partnership with Tecno Group

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Mark Faulknall of Greenwood Louvre has recently been appointed as international marketing consultant for HVAC applications within the global power generation market. The partnership has resulted in the company securing the design and supply of HVAC systems to the prestigious Siemens Nigeria northern territory project.

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Partnership with CS Group

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As a global manufacturing company providing unique solutions to complex building problems, CS Group has been looking for assistance with the business development of the group’s products in the UK. As a result of detailed discussions, Mark Faulknall of Greenwood Louvre has been selected as lead consultant in development of the UK louvre market.

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