MLP AG: How cool computers minimise heating costs
The new administration centre of the stock market-listed financial services provider MLP AG in Wiesloch -four low-level buildings with finely wrought, glazed facades -looks every inch like a university campus. Designed as a Corporate University, up to 1,200 MLP advisers gather at the site in Wiesloch every day for training courses and seminars. MLP has 300 business centres around Europe and concentrates on the academic profession. As an independent broker, the financial services provider ...
Modern technology comes to the Royal Mile
The 4-acre Holyrood site incorporates buildings to house the Scottish Parliament debating chamber, committee rooms and office accommodation for 105 Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) and staff, as well as media suites, visitor information facilities, ancillary staff buildings and catering facilities. The Building User Brief for Holyrood stipulated that, wherever possible, the new building should feature the integration of energy-efficient and environmentally conscious design ...
New and easy way to manage irrigation systems
Water engineering and specialist sports-turf contractor, MJ Abbot Limited used Grundfos’ new data communication interface when upgrading the sprinkler irrigation system at an exclusive golf links in Northern Ireland. To manage water usage, the club uses the popular TORO SitePro® central control system, which has a standard feature allowing direct integration with pumping systems. However, the integration process could be troublesome at best.
New Grundfos SE pumps - a perfect solution for demanding pumps tasks
RINGERIKE, NORWAY: Ringerike is the largest forestry and agricultural municipality in Norway. The main industries are wood processing, concrete, mechanical workshops, and map production.
New life to an old Hotel
Vilnius, Lithuania: The freshly renovated 22-story Reval Hotel Lietuva offers a warm welcome to international guests travelling either on business, conference or leisure purposes. The hotel is situated on the bank of the River Neris in the centre of Vilnius, only a 10-minute walk from the medieval old town. Many rooms in the hotel have a wonderful view over the old town and River Neris. When the hotel management decided to renovate the hotel, Grundfos was the natural choice as overall pump ...
Optimal comfort in the Igreja da Santíssima Trindade in Portugal
At the Fatima Sanctuary, north of the Portuguese capital Lisbon, lies one of the most important shrines of the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary, The Igreja da Santíssima Trindade (Church of the Holy Trinity). Famous for the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in 1917, the sanctuary welcomes millions of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world.
Polish housing society breaks with tradition
THE POJEZIERZE REGION, POLAND: Polish households spend about 12% of their budgets on energy, compared with an average of 4% in the European Union. The over consumption can be attributed to a combination of thermally inefficient buildings and high distribution losses found in Poland. It is estimated that distribution energy losses in some systems amount to 45% compared with a typical figure of 10% in a well-maintained system. Consequently, there is considerable demand for replacement and ...