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  • Our profile at HVindex.com

    Read our updated profile at HVindex.com

    Posted at July 11, 2017 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Our profile at HVindex.com
  • Prefabricating ceiling and bathroom wall heating panels

    Prefabricating ceiling and bathroom wall heating panels We all know how effective and cost saving prefabrication can be, so here is a suggestion for heating grids to be fitted to standard size dry lining panels and once fitted  linked up to the distribution piping in the apartment using push fit or press fit connectors. Panels of heating grid are a standard n ...

    Posted at October 26, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Prefabricating ceiling and bathroom wall heating panels
  • Domestic ceiling heating system for multi storey apartment developments

    Domestic ceiling heating system for multi storey apartment developments Having worked over the last 10 years on numerous major domestic multi rise properties using plastic piping systems you can become robotic about how you approach the internals on this type of development. Normally radiators, quite a fair amount of underfloor but NO ceiling heating. WHY!!! FEAR???? Why, we install underfloor and it’s exactly the same but turned upside down. The ...

    Posted at October 17, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Domestic ceiling heating system for multi storey apartment developments
  • Ceiling Heating Is Making A Comeback

    Ceiling heating! No way! We did that 50 years ago. How often do we hear that ,but think about it .The system was steel panels with flow temperatures of 70 + Deg C.  Of course it will not be accepted it was like sitting under a kitchen grill, the taller you were the hotter you got. Now think what we do when we use underfloor ...

    Posted at October 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Ceiling Heating Is Making A Comeback
  • NEWS – BEKA Klima technical support

    News CTSL have been appointed as the exclusive UK technical support partner for Beka Klima heating cooling grids! In the current climate of multi development of apartments this system is ideal for speed of installation,cost saving,reduction in piping services and the possible elimination of the central plantroom. Working from heat pumps or traditional heat source. Can be used in the following manner, Heated & or cooling ceilings Heating & or cooling walls Underfloor heating in refurbished ...

    Posted at August 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on NEWS – BEKA Klima technical support
  • BEKA Klima Underfloor Mats

    The BEKA capillary tube mats lie in the screed layer directly at the floor surface. Evenly distributed heat radiation with short response times increases your sense of well-being. This cost-effective variant of radiant underfloor heating and underfloor cooling mats is mainly used in new buildings with standard construction materials for insulation and sealing. The preferred capillary mat type used for radiant underfloor heating systems in screed is P.VS30.   Thin Layer Radiant Underfloor Heating Mats

    Posted at August 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | 1 Comment
  • A Personal View On Comfort Conditions

    I have been in the building services engineering business for 60 Years and seen many changes in how we in this great country of ours have changed in our thoughts on comfort. Our climate can become a nightmare, material changes have been a minefield of problems and now on the 21st century we have at last accepted that underfloor heating is a good principle. Low operating temperatures can be run of both conventional boilers and heat ...

    Posted at April 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on A Personal View On Comfort Conditions
  • Plastic Piping Systems – mysterious, confusing and not trustworthy ?

    When I first came into this building service industry 60 years ago it was a mind blowing experience of men who had worked and carried out practices on materials and methods of installation that they had been taught by their fathers. This is the way we do it and always have done! That was the introduction, metal pipes not even copper, all very heavy, welded and screwed covered in oil ,snags that tore your fingers ...

    Posted at March 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Plastic Piping Systems – mysterious, confusing and not trustworthy ?
  • Plastic Piping Jointing Methods

    Plastic piping jointing methods View more PowerPoint from CTSLplastics

    Posted at July 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Plastic Piping Jointing Methods
  • Plastic Piping – Blessing Or Curse?

    The word "plastics" is like a red rag to a bull for those amongst us who have use the wrong plastic in the wrong place and paid the price for our intended inventiveness. Many times we have heard the words “Kermit pipe” or “ that green ***T!” But don’t forget we used to say things like that about copper when it was brought into the Building services market in the '60s. So. Obtaining contracts is hard these days ...

    Posted at June 17, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | Comments Off on Plastic Piping – Blessing Or Curse?