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Clothes moths damages family heirloom

I was recently called out to deal with an issue of clothes moth larvae that had damaged an heirloom rug of great sentimental importance to a homeowner. The owner of the establishment had been away on vacation during the Spring only to return to find her favourite rug had been devoured by clothes moth larvae…. Read more »

Seagulls? Your most expensive choice is to do nothing……

Gulls (Laridae) are medium to large-sized, long winged, conspicuous birds that often occur in large flocks or colonies. Gulls nesting on buildings, mainly in coastal but often now in towns inland, has increased markedly in recent years. Nest sites include private houses, hotels, large warehouses and factories. They will fly great distances for food, often… Read more »

Bird diseases & their impact on humans

Feral pigeon (Columba livia) have adapted extremely well to life in an urban environment. However the presence of birds can bring many public health risks in terms of diseases which can be passed onto humans. There are more than 110 pathogens (8 virus, 55 fungi, 41 bacteria, 6 protozoa) reported to affect birds. These zoonoses… Read more »

Non-Toxic Hypoallergenic Rodent Monitoring – FREE from big 8 food allergens

Ecologica Environmental in keeping with its ethos of eco-friendly pest control management with minimal environmental impacts are now providing an innovative non-toxic and hypoallergenic bait containing oats instead of wheat for proactive monitoring of rodent activity as part of its Integrated Rodent Management (IPM) programme. With its full traceability day and night, It is also… Read more »

Landlords legal obligations under the regulation for rented housing 2017

  These regulations require landlords of rented houses (including flats and apartments) comply with meeting certain minimum living standards. The standards relate to structural condition, sanitary facilities, storage, laundry, heating and lighting, ventilation, safety of heating systems, fire safety, refuse facilities and pest control. The regulations came into effect on 1st July 2017. In summary… Read more »

3M Novec 1230 Sustainable fire protection for QINOUS smart energy storage

Support of critical electricity infrastructure is becoming ever more important. At the same time, a growing number of businesses, including hospitals, hotels and even entire villages, rely on remote independent microgrids for their power supply. QINOUS is a Berlin-based renewable energy storage specialist and provider of smart energy storage solutions. It has recently started using… Read more »

There is something in my attic!

I sometimes receive calls from people who tell me they have something in their attic, they are too scared to see what it is, and would I mind taking a look. If you find it difficult to sleep during a hot summers night, it is even harder when you have wildlife scrabbling around in the… Read more »

3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Edinburgh Case Study

This case study is about the use of 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid to protect one of the UK’s most powerful supercomputers, the ARCHER computer at Edinburgh University. About the case study: 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid was installed in a SAPPHIRE system from Johnson Controls, to protect the UK Research Data Facility… Read more »

3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid vs. inert gas extinguishing systems

This white paper compares the use of 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid to inert gas extinguishing systems across 4 key parameters: Performance and speed of extinguishing Safety of people Total cost of ownership Sustainability Click To Download the Report

Clearwater Launches New Water Purity Range with Pureox 3500 Chlorine Dioxide Generator

Clearwater Technology Ltd, the nationwide provider of water, air and hygiene management, has today announced the launch of Pureox 3500, a new generator system for the purification of water using Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2). The Clearwater Pureox 3500 ClO2 Generator guarantees water purity in domestic, drinking and process water systems by preventing the build-up of microorganisms… Read more »