Asbestos in Cabinet Heaters

Asbestos in Cabinet Heaters

There continues to be a great many older cabinet heaters, in daily use, that still contain internal asbestos panels and potentially dangerous fibres that can be released into the atmosphere.  Asbestos lagging, sprayed asbestos and asbestos insulating boards can easily...
HVAC

HVAC

In order to provide a comfortable environment to live or work within, ambient temperatures need to be kept within an optimum range. Above or below these limits, will almost always result in discomfort, inconvenience, reduced contentment/morale and lowered...
Carbon Monoxide a Hidden Danger

Carbon Monoxide a Hidden Danger

Carbon Monoxide (CO) can be produced whenever fossil fuels are burned at inadequately high temperatures. You can’t see, taste or smell CO, but it can kill quickly without warning, so it is important that the risks are fully understood. Oil and gas are...
Energy Saving

Energy Saving

Commercial buildings Some general advice for industrial heating management The most common methods of heating commercial buildings are via radiators, warm air handling units and electric heaters – Where possible use unit or radiant heaters as these are very cost...
Energy Management

Energy Management

Energy management is the systematic use of management and technology to improve the energy performance of an organisation. To be fully effective it needs to be integrated, proactive and incorporate energy procurement, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Businesses...
Working temperatures

Working temperatures

What the Law says Temperatures in the workplace (working temperatures) are covered by the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, which place a legal obligation on employers to provide a “reasonable” temperature in the workplace. The Approved Code of...