Aussie Scud BB100E


Part of Aussie Pumps’ state-of-the-art ‘Scud’ range, this single-phase electric drive pressure cleaner is built to provide longevity, performance and heavy duty design. The Aussie Scud BB100E, built in Sydney’s Norwest business district, uses a combination of a heavy duty, triplex, professional pump, slow-speed four-pole squirrel-cage motor and robust galvanised frame.

Ingersoll Rand L5110 LED task light


The Ingersoll Rand IQV20 Series cordless tool line has been expanded with the addition of the durable L5110 LED task light. Ideal for garage, industrial and maintenance applications, the L5110 provides excellent illumination and mobile lighting on the job.

AIRAH to host Solar Cooling Workshop


Registrations are now open for the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Airconditioning and Heating (AIRAH) Solar Cooling Workshop 2014, which will chart various aspects of solar cooling, including case studies, industry applications, policy and industry development, components and mechanisms, and innovations.

World's largest solar bridge opens in London


The world’s largest solar bridge, opened at London Blackfriars train station last week, has 4,400 photovoltaic panels which span the River Thames and are set to produce 900,000 kWh of energy annually. That’s enough to provide 50 percent of the station’s energy or, in typically English fashion, “to make almost 80,000 cups of tea a day”.

Ambius plants competition winner announced


Alicia Simpson, property manager at Melbourne’s Castlerock Property, is the lucky winner of an indoor plants and container package from Ambius, as featured in the December/January issue of Facility Management magazine.

Is this the world's biggest idiot on a ladder?


For a bit of light-hearted news on a Friday, the UK’s Ladder Association has announced the winner of its second annual Idiots on Ladders competition.

The association, which is a trade body for the safe and correct use of ladders, says it was inundated with entries from around the world highlighting the worst ways to work at height.

High-performance whiteboard paint


Dulux Professional DryErase is a high-performance whiteboard paint that transforms any smooth, painted surface into an interactive and collaborative write-on surface. It can be applied in a single-coat roller application and erases clean without leaving any shadows.