Articles published during 2013

Elta Smokevent Extraction For "The Best Public Library In The World"

Elta Fans, the Kingswinford-based manufacturer, has supplied five smoke extraction units for the £189m 'Library of Birmingham'. The brief from Birmingham City Council in constructing the new facility was simply: "30,000m2 and the best public library in the world."

Zoo Units Prove Beneficial For Mercedes Benz

Workers at a Mercedes Benz plant in Tankersley will be operating in much more comfortable and more energy efficient surroundings thanks to fifty-eight ZOO SDF250 EC fans, supplied by Elta Fans, the West Midlands based fan manufacturer. The plant, near Barnsley South Yorkshire, is owned by the multinational division of the German manufacturer and produces long distance, distribution, construction and municipal commercial vehicles for the leading marque.

Elta Karting Satisfies The Need For Speed

Building services consultants from across the South East took on the challenge of the track with an afternoon's karting organised by ventilation specialist Elta Fans.

Elta Fans Co-operate In Construction Of Group's 'Outstanding' Head Office

UK fan manufacturer Elta Fans has supplied ventilation equipment for the highly sustainable and award winning headquarters of The Co-operative Group in Manchester. 'One Angel Square' has received several awards for its striking aesthetics and is the most sustainable large office space in Europe. The building has been designed to deliver a 50% reduction in energy consumption compared to The Co-operative's current Manchester complex and an 80% reduction in carbon. This will lead to a reduction in operating costs of up to 30%.

Elta Fans Brings Breath Of Fresh Air To This Year's Edinburgh International Book Festival

UK fan manufacturer Elta Fans has supplied ventilation equipment for the highly sustainable and awardwinning headquarters of The Co-operative Group in Manchester. 'One Angel Square' has received several awards for its striking aesthetics and is the most sustainable large office space in Europe. The building has been designed to deliver a 50% reduction in energy consumption compared to The Co-operative's current Manchester complex and an 80% reduction in carbon. This will lead to a reduction in operating costs of up to 30%.

New Heights For Elta Fans With Scottish Climbing Centre

Climbers at one of Scotland's premier indoor facilities are enjoying the benefits of a more comfortable climbing environment following the installation of a new fan from Elta Fans.

Get The Knowledge On ErP Through Elta CPD Seminar

Elta Fans has launched a CPD accredited seminar designed to provide delegates with the information they need to understand the implications of the new ErP Directive on fans.

Elta Announces Launch Of Revolutionary SCC Fan

Elta Fans has added yet another product to its 'Elta Select' range. The newly launched Viper SCC (UK patent application number 1211017.7) is a revolutionary duct-mounted, centrifugal fan which produces high pressure even with low volumes. The fan is described as ideally suited for installation in sports and leisure facilities, schools, colleges, retail centres, factories and similar duct-mounted installations.

It's All Happening At Elta!

It's been a busy start to 2013 for the Building Services Division with a number of milestones reached by staff members.

Focus On Fans At Facilities Show

Elta Fans will be exhibiting at the Facilities Show1 (Stand 2D84) for the first time, taking the opportunity to highlight to facilities managers what they need to be aware of in terms of the HVAC systems within their buildings following the introduction of the new ErP (Energy related Products) Directive on 1 January 2013.

Let The Buyer Beware - New Legislation Now In Force

Elta Fans are advising specifiers of ventilation products to ensure they are up to date with what they need to know when sourcing fans now that the first phase of the Energy Related Products (ErP) Directive is in force.

Elta SQS Fan Makes It To Final Of National Awards

For the second year in a row Elta Fans has won through to the shortlist of the H&V News Awards. The 2013 submission, a product from their box fan range, offers a potential reduction in annual energy operating costs of over 90 percent.

Ecobuild Proves Perfect Timing For New Fan Efficiency Focus

Exhibiting on Stand N3430 at Ecobuild 20131, Elta Fans will be focusing on a number of developments, including the new ErP (Energy related Products) Directive, introduced on 1 January 2013 - a piece of legislation that is having a profound effect on the building services sector.

Elta Congratulate 2013 Contractor Of The Year

Elta Fans and their guests were amongst some 700 representatives from the building services industry at the 2013 CIBSE Building Performance Awards at London's Grosvenor House, as Elta presented the Award in the 'Contractor of the Year' category to Norland Managed Services.

Quick Change For Elta At Alexander Mcqueen

Ten units from UK fan manufacturer Elta Fans have featured in the recent refurbishment of the latest London retail outlet for McQ, the high end contemporary brand from the luxury fashion house Alexander McQueen. London architectural practice Pod was employed to re-design the interior layout of number 14 Dover Street, a five-storey Georgian townhouse in the heart of Mayfair. Building tenant, McQ, part of the internationally renowned Alexander McQueen brand, wanted the building interior - which consisted of ground-level retail space and four office floors - transformed from the original, narrow, intricate and mazelike layout into a single, open series of connected retail space across all five floors. The Elta units were intended to provide emergency smoke extraction and pressurisation of the lift shafts and stairwells for the newly refurbished layout.