Morgan Stanley Bank, Docklands, London

Right in the heart of London’s financial district stands the Morgan Stanley building designed by the world famous architects SOM. Despite the multi million pound heating and cooling system installed, there were concerns raised about the heating in many of the meeting rooms and offices in the building. A simple fix seemed impossible, until the Facilities Manager spotted the ThermaSkirt e electric skirting heating system.

The lvy Restaurant - London

Recently installed in the private dining area of the world renowned Ivy restaurant in the heart of Londons’ West End, ThermaSkirt e is taking the chill off the cold Winter evenings.Opting for the stylish Deco BM profile in Cricket White, the electric version of ThermaSkirt was fitted in a few hours to minmise disruption to diners.

EasyClean tackles spread of infection

On the 1st of August 2015, the Department of Health is issuing a compulsory nationwide vaccination for Meningococcal group W for first year university students due to start studies this September. Meningococcal group W (known as MenW) is a virulent strain of bacterial meningitis that has been on the rise since 2009 and is causing concern amongst universities due to the susceptibility of adolescents and young adults to the bacteria. In 2014 there were 117 confirmed cases of MenW and this figure is continuing to rise.

A hidden secret when decorating your home

Are you considering redecorating your house? There are many reasons to change the outlook of your house. People re-decorate for many reasons. For some people it could be that they have not re-decorated in many years and fancy a change to how their house looks. When a house looks newly done up, it can give you pride especially when your friends come around and are impressed by the new look. There can be other reasons, such as if you are considering selling your house, you may wish to add value and make it more attractive to prospective buyers.

Replacing a Failed Underfloor Heating System

Here at DiscreteHeat, we supply at least an order a week as a replacement for a failed underfloor heating system. Whilst it would be unfair to claim that any more than a small percentage of UFH systems fail, there is no denying the distress, upheaval, cost and disturbance they cause when they do.

Savings in Maintenance Costs

The heated skirting board system, ThermaSkirt, is seeing wide spread success across education, residential and healthcare sectors as an alternative form of heating to conventional radiators and underfloor heating. The compact nature of skirting boards allow wall space to be freed up that would otherwise have been used for radiators, while it is easily installed in new builds or as retro-fit in refurbishments.

LST Radiators – Time for a clean slate?

When it comes to fighting Hospital Acquired Infection (HAIs) the general consensus is that cleanliness and good housekeeping plays a major role. Guidelines published by the Department of Health Estates Department are clear and unequivocal in the role that cleaning plays in keeping at bay highly infectious microbiological infections such as Clostridium difficile (C.Diff) and meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureusis (MRSA).

The benefits of Aluminium Radiators

As aluminium is the most abundant metal in Earth, it’s a wonder that it’s not used for everything, but surprisingly, steel is still the most common material for radiators – in the UK. The reason for this is that steel has typically been a much cheaper material to produce than aluminium, which whilst more abundant, requires more energy and effort to extract from the bauxite it’s deposited in. It wasn’t always steel – in the mid 1800’s cast iron radiators (patented in 1861 by Messer’s Briggs & Nason) were the d’rigeur in Victorian Britain and the original design has been much copied ever since. The cast iron ‘school radiators’ are still fashionable in renovated period properties.

Who the hell wants skirting board covers?

Why would anyone want skirting board covers, plastic or metal rather than traditional wooden or MDF skirting boards? The answer is usually cost and ease of installation; but now there is a new and innovative reason: heating. Yes, it is now possible to buy skirting board covers that are also the central heating radiators for your home.

Things to bear in mind when buying new Skirting Boards

When you are building from new, or renovating and improving your home, one of the items that is often over looked or not budgeted for is new skirting boards. Any new home or substantial improvement project would be incomplete without a nice, clean set of suitable skirting boards to compliment the freshly plastered and painted walls.


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