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19th Apr 2017

Retrofit Underfloor Heating - domestic and commercial environments

You would like underfloor heating but have solid concrete floors or floorboards - now you can have Retrofit Underfloor Heating. It is simply laid over any floor deck and across any floor level, making it suitable for retrofit projects as well as new build.

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27th Mar 2017

Carbon Trust Green Business Fund

WHAT IS THE GREEN BUSINESS FUND? The Green Business Fund provides an attractive and accessible support package to help small and medium-sized businesses in England, Wales and Scotland identify energy saving opportunities and install energy efficient equipment in their business.

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24th Mar 2017

Seaforth Services again awarded Safecontractor status

Seaforth Services Ltd have again been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.

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17th Feb 2017

New Guidance for Spa Pool Safety HSG282

Spa-pool systems are a recognised source of diseases caused by infectious agents including the organism that causes legionnaires’ disease, primarily Legionella pneumophila. There have been a number of outbreaks linked to spa pools in leisure centres, hotels, holiday homes, on cruise ships and on display. This guidance is primarily for those who manage or operate spa-pool systems and explains how to manage and control the risks from legionella and other infectious agents. It will also help service suppliers, designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers and installers of spa-pool systems meet their legal responsibilities. As well as guidance on operating and maintaining commercial-type systems, there is specific advice on domestic-type spa pools or hot tubs used as part of a business activity, for example in holiday park rental units, hotel bedrooms with a dedicated spa and systems on display or at exhibitions. The guide includes advice on effective ways to safely manage and control spa-pool systems through: ˜˜ design, commissioning, operation and maintenance; ˜˜ testing and monitoring spa-pool water quality; ˜˜ quality and frequency of inspections.

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24th Jan 2017

Affordable solutions for heating and hot water plant - be legionella compliant

Seaforth Services Ltd are proud to announce that we can now offer a full range of leasing packages to our commercial customers. Rather than investing valuable cash in your new equipment, why not retain resources for other purposes by spreading the cost with a flexible lease from our Leasing partner Complete Leasing Solutions Ltd?

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21st Nov 2016

Are you compliant?

The law covers areas of responsiblilty for building managment including gas safety and your duty of care to employees and the public who may use the facilities. Regular maintenance is important to ensure you are compliant - gas inspections need to be carried out annually, legionella management carried out regularly as per HSG 274. Your insurance company will wish to see evidence of maintenance in the form of Gas Safety Certificates, TR19 certificates for cleaning of ductwork and canopies and Legionella Risk Assessments and log books. Answer the questions below to see how compliant you are:-

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20th Sep 2016

Legionella in business premises

Employers and property owners have a duty of care to staff and the public using their premises weather a hotel, care home or offices, to ensure that the water provided is safe. Seaforth can, as a member of The Legionella Control Association help to put this in place and set up a programme of water testing. Below is an article showing that legionella can be anywhere and not noticed until too late.

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2nd Sep 2016

Sorry to say but cold weather is on its way

Prevention is better than cure, they say, and with this in mind if your boiler, heating system, hot water system have not been serviced then this is the time to do it.

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7th Jul 2016

http://www.salixfinance.co.uk/ for energy efficiency project funding

Salix Finance Ltd. delivers 100% interest-free capital to the public sector to improve their energy efficiency and reduce their carbon emissions.

Salix was established in 2004 as an independent, publicly funded company, dedicated to providing the public sector with loans for energy efficiency projects.

Salix currently have funding available for England, Scotland and Wales and more information can be accessed through the Loans section.

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23rd Jun 2016

Legionella Control Association - Registration achieved

Seaforth Services Ltd are proud to announce that they have been awarded the Certificate of Registration with Legionella Control Association

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11th Apr 2016

We have successfully passed Safecontractor again!!

Please be advised that we have again been awarded Safecontractor Status and copies of any certificates can be sent to you on request.

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4th Mar 2016

Legionella in the workplace

Legionella control is a requirement under the HSE regulations. Seaforth can help you implement this and support the programme. Below is a sample of HSE requirements and more details are on their website.

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15th Dec 2015

Wishing you Merry Christmas and a Prosperous and Healthy New Year

After the rain comes the wintery winds and snow If your heating system is not performing then call us!!

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18th Nov 2015

Servicing and breakdowns in Winter

We are now moving into the cold weather as predicted by the forecasters when your heating system will be working hard. Regular servicing will ensure it is working at its most efficient and more reliable, reducing the risk of a breakdown and unhappy staff and clients.

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4th Aug 2015

Legionella Control - official registration

Seaforth Services are currently undergoing registration with the Legionella Control Association (LCA). The LCA is recognised as being the leading organisation for monitoring and setting standards for companies wishing to provide legionella management services.

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31st Jul 2015

Energy Related Products - New EU directive from 26th September

There are big changes on the horizon for boilers. The ErP (Energy related products) directive will be coming into place as of 26th September 2015.

Firstly the big change for gas boilers – Non-condensing boilers will no longer be allowed and an integrated low energy pump (for gas boilers specifically) will be mandatory .

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28th Jul 2015

Legionella - prevention and control

Seaforth Services Ltd are currently undertaking registration with the Legionella Control Association to support our works in this area.

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12th Jun 2015

Legionella - can be found anywhere

The following article was seen in the press and shows how without proper management of water systems, legionella infiltrated the water which lead to fatalities.

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7th Apr 2015

CO Alarms to be made compulsory in rented homes - from 10th Oct 2015

Private landlords will have to install smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in high risk rooms in their properties from 10th October 2015.

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30th Mar 2015

Top Safety Accreditation for Seaforth Heating and Cooling

We have again been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for our commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

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30th Mar 2015

Seaforth Services now members of B&ES

We have now attained membership of B&ES the premier trade association representing the building services industry. You may have heard of HVCA, the Heating & Ventilation Contractors Association. It has recently been renamed and is now known as B&ES (Building & Engineering Services Association).

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3rd Dec 2014

Sludge: should you be worried?

With ever rising fuel bills property owners are becoming more receptive to new technology to improve the performance of their heating systems

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10th Oct 2014

Commercial building energy performance concerns raised

Increasing attention is being devoted to the requirements of Minimum Engergy Performance Standards and the need to improve EPC ratings within commercial buildings

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29th Sep 2014

The heating season

It is now the time that many organisations turn on their heating system when the weather is certainly cooler in the mornings (but we are continuing with sun during the day!)

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18th Jul 2014

R22 in air conditioning systems to be banned from 1st January 2015

From 1st January 2015 it will be illegal to use R22 in any HVAC system. If your air conditioning system fails after this date it will have to be replaced.

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5th Jun 2014

Meeting TACMA's targets to reduce energy usage by 40%

Reducing energy consumption is good for the planet but also good for the wallet and can be achieved very simply.

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11th Apr 2014

HSG274 Part 2 HSE New guidance for Legionella Control

Hot and cold water systems, covered by the April 2014 published HSG274 Part 2, are by far the most common form of water system that can potentially create a legionella risk and so these changes are likely to affect you, your staff and your organisation. We are able to support this new guidance and provide the salient points below. Please phone on 01202 330630.

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18th Feb 2014

Limescale and boilers

Boilers and heating systems represent a major investment and running costs for any home or business. For those living and working in hard water areas it is particularly important to take steps to avoid potential damage to the boiler caused by the high calcium and magnesium content of the water which manifests itself as scale deposits within pipes and heat exchangers impacting on both the lifespan of the boiler and energy efficiency.

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18th Feb 2014

Legionella control in the workplace

The directors of the business have recently attended a seminar on the latest technical guidance HSG 274. W

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18th Feb 2014

Gas safety checks - who needs them?

You must ensure that any gas appliances (permanent or portable), and gas flues that you own and provide for use by your tenants have regular gas safety checks.

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16th Dec 2010

Holiday Cover by Seaforth Services Ltd

Seaforth are providing emergency cover for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration problems that may occur over the holiday period. We are contactable on our usual business numbers at the times below. Those customers who have requested additional emergency cover have direct mobile numbers. We hope that you have a trouble free Christmas and New Year and do not have to call us but we are here if you need us. Wishing our customers a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year.

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8th Nov 2010

Deadline for Air Conditioning Assessment is 4th January 2011

If you have operational control of air conditioning systems with a cumulative effective rated output of greater than 12kW you must be in possession of an air conditioning assessment report for the system by 4th January 2011. All commercial premises where you have operational control of air conditioning systems with a cumulative effective rated output of greater than 250kW required an energy assessment report for the system by 4th January 2009.

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18th Oct 2010

New Building Regulations Require Zoning

The latest revision of Part L of the Building Regulations which came into effect on October 1st 2010 has implications for the way heating systems must be controlled.

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17th Sep 2010

Legionella behind bars

Legionella does not discriminate it can be found anywhere where risk factors are allowed to happen

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17th Sep 2010

Windscreen water can hide legionella risk

Any water which is left stagnant and at the right temperature will encourage the growth of legionella.

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17th Sep 2010

Legionella in Leeds Hosptial

Pipework holds clue to legionella scare

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17th Sep 2010

Outbreak of Legionella in South Wales

This latest outbreak is still being investigated by the authorities and more people are showing symptoms.

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16th Sep 2010

Our Heating System Protector and Restorer treatment is ready to take on Winter 2010

Seaforth now has its own treatment for central heating systems which aims to increase longevity and decrease problems.

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