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Using heat pipes to enhance dehumidification in the UK

Heat pipes have been widely used for dehumidification in hot and humid countries – particularly in the Middle East – for many years. According to SPC, despite the UK’s less extreme climate, the technology can be successfully used to enhance dehumidification in this country, and, as an installation at a UK hospital demonstrates, payback periods…

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Popularity of radiant panels grows

Radiant panels offer many benefits; they work well with lower temperature heating systems, save energy and money, and create a more comfortable environment for occupants. And, being unobtrusively installed within a ceiling, they also maximise wall and floor space. Dave Jones, product manager – radiant at SPC, explains more. Radiant heat is a form of…

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SPC continue to sponsor Leicester Tigers favourite

SPC have continued their sponsorship of Leicester Tigers fly-half Owen Williams into the 2016/2017 season. Owen moved to Leicester Tigers at the end of the 2012/13 season. Born in Neath, his previous experience includes Ystradgynlais and Llanelli as well as the Ospreys at Under-16 and Under-18 level, and was part of the Wales Under-20s squad…

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Improving dehumidification with heat pipes

Heat pipes have been commonplace within the aerospace, electronics and air conditioning industries since the 1960s. And, thanks to their ability to enhance dehumidification, they can be successfully used in modern cooling systems installed in the UK, says Richard Meskimmon, technical manager at SPC. Heat pipes are the most effective passive method of transferring heat…

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Making a decision between heat emitters

Today there is a range of heat emitters available for commercial buildings. Steve Gage, sales director at SPC, a UK based manufacturer and supplier of heating and cooling equipment, explains more about fan convectors and radiant panels, and suggests that making a decision between them is often based on building type. Increased focus on energy…

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SPC, a British manufacturer of heating and cooling solutions, strengthens North West team

SPC, a British manufacturer of heating and cooling coils, fan convectors, trench heaters, radiant panels and heat pipes, has strengthened its national team, appointing a new area sales manager for the north-west. Andy Harrington has joined SPC to provide dedicated support for customers in the North-West. And, with almost three decades of experience in the…

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SPC Receive World Wide Patents For Their Revolutionary Water Heat Pipe Manufacturing Technology

SPC have successfully achieved European, UK, Chinese and Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) patents of their one of a kind water heat pipe manufacturing technology. Heat Pipes are the most effective passive method of transferring heat available today. In their simplest form, a sealed tube (usually copper) is evacuated and charged with a working fluid. Heat transfer…

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