Aircon Sales and Service of Belfast delivers air conditioning design, supply, maintenance, installation and service solutions across all market segments. “Quality underpins our entire delivery model”, says Ian McFerran, Aircon Managing Director, “with professionalism and attention to detail the primary focus. Coupled with competitive and cost-effective pricing, the overall package we deliver sets us apart from other market players”.
Cliff at Lyons was the prestigious venue for a unique initiative called Home Energy Innovators Forum organised by Daikin Ireland early in November. The occasion comprised a day-long programme of networking, presentations, workshops and interactive modules designed to embrace the collective views of invited delegates made up of architects, consultants, local authority representatives and installers. Hosts on the day were John O’Shaughnessy, Calin Tasnadi, Shane McCarthy and Ian Killoch.
When is a fire-rated ceiling not a fire rated ceiling? When the installer cuts holes in the
ceiling and installs non-fire-rated light fittings, writes Mark Walshe, Technical & Quality Manager, LED Group and Lighting Association Ireland Technical Committee member.
In recent years, green building design has gained traction in the Irish building market, using green building certification systems such as LEED, BREEAM or Exceed. Indeed, such certifications are now almost expected, especially for high-profile office buildings. Whereas these certification systems focus on the environmental impact of the construction, a new focus is turning towards the building occupant. With people spending an average of 90% of their time indoors, the question arises: how are buildings affecting our health and well being? The article by Mona Holtkoetter, Arup, is reproduced in full here but can also be accessed in pdf format by clicking on This Issue on the Home page.