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Big Developments in Building Controls

by Steph Marshall | on Jul 16, 2013 | No Comments

As mentioned in previous Retrostructure newsletters the need to maintain and monitor energy-producing systems is key to ensuring your building is a healthy and cost-effective place to work. However, what if you heard that there was a new advanced building control system in development that could cut your annual costs by almost 20%? From ventilation […]

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June’s Energy Efficiency Tips

by Steph Marshall | on Jun 18, 2013 | No Comments

During the summer months daylight is at a premium so it’s important to remember to utilise every glimmer of this natural energy source rather than habitually switching on the electrics. This month’s energy-efficiency tips focus upon lighting controls and how best to conserve the energy that we have become so reliant upon. Read more… Manual […]

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Indoor Environmental Air Quality

by Steph Marshall | on Jun 18, 2013 | No Comments

The health and safety of all building occupants has to be at the forefront of all property owners’ minds and indoor air quality is just one of those subjects that needs to be tackled sooner rather than later. Many of the issues arising from poor indoor air quality have come from the relationship with energy […]

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Solar PV

by Steph Marshall | on Jun 18, 2013 | No Comments

At Retrostructure we have a clear philosophy with regards to renewables where we’ll always look to reduce demand and improve existing components prior to recommending replacements. In a nutshell: if renewable technology is not suitable we will not recommend it. With our philosophy in mind we’d like to bring to your attention some really interesting […]

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Rain water harvesting

by Steph Marshall | on Jun 18, 2013 | No Comments

Rain can often be the last thing that we want to see on the weather forecast during the middle of the summer however, if you knew that 50% of water used in a building could be replaced by rainwater then you might start to think a little differently. Just imagine what your water rates would […]

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Peace of mind for comfort cooling / air-con users

by Steph Marshall | on May 22, 2013 | No Comments

If you’re switching your comfort cooling from warm to cool, then it’s a good time to undertake an annual service to ensure your equipment is functioning to the best of its ability. As we enter the ‘cooling season’, air-con units will start to become pushed to their limits to satisfy comfort cooling demands. In order […]

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