InstallationNews Twin Plus tough enough for major city bank upgrade

Ziraat Bank’s London City branch has transformed its data and cabling capacity as part of a programme to expand customer-focused services.


he scale of upgrade at the London City branch of the international bank demanded robust cable management

solutions to deliver the electrical infrastructure required. Design-to- install contractors Randburg Electrical Services specified Marshall-Tufflex Twin Plus Aluminium for the job, which spanned new power and lighting, UPS, fire and security on all five levels of the Turkish bank’s Cornhill Street headquarters. At 210mm x 57mm, Twin Plus Aluminium delivers an extra deep cable management solution that features two large permanently segregated high-capacity compartments, each able to be subdivided. This sturdy aluminium trunking is designed to carry large quantities of CAT7a data cabling and was specified for this project for ‘its high level of security and durability’, reported Randburg, which sourced the product from Edmundson Electrical of Croydon.

Already familiar with Twin Plus, a Randburg spokesman added: “This installation was typical for the product. We chose it because it also looks great.” Often ordered for dado and skirting applications, Twin Plus Aluminium

offers bends, angles and tees with large bend radius and is available with a swatch of clip-on polycarbonate fittings with built-in overlaps. Market-leading British cable management manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex

produces high-end cable management solutions for all environments in the commercial, industrial, healthcare, education and domestic markets.

Luceco and Ensigna Construction shine at Harris Academy Merton

The London-based academy was optimised with LED lighting technology to accommodate assembly areas, as well as a range of different indoor sports activities and a multitude of additional functions within the school calendar.

installed in a double height multifunctional hall with high ceilings. Glare control and adequate illuminance on the vertical combined with good


uniformity were necessities in the application. A 4200-lumen variant of LuxPanel was used to provide lighting levels suitable for a number of functions, including assembly, examination facilities and sports activities. High efficiency LuxPanels from Luceco are quick and easy to install into exposed grid ceilings, with remote 'plug and play' drivers. Available in standard fixed output, dimmable and emergency options with no maintenance or re- lamping requirements over their lifetime, LuxPanel eliminates the need for high access equipment normally required for lamp maintenance, as well as benefiting the environment in terms of energy efficiency and lamp disposal. Choosing the right lighting in these spaces can be particularly challenging as a

Main Hall is required to serve a variety of different uses. High efficiency backlit panels provide a solution, have a completely frameless appearance in the ceiling plane and boast a market leading efficacy of 152 Llm/cW. Harris Academy Merton is a member of the Harris Federation, a group of 44

primary and secondary academies in and around London educating some 30,000- young people. The federation is a not-for-profit charity created by Lord Harris of Peckham who takes active interest in the success of the academies. 12 | electrical wholesalerJanuary 2019

uceco and Ensigna Construction provided a notably cost effective and energy efficient lighting solution in the form of LED LuxPanels,

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