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The importance of precision

 

To err is human…right?

Everyone makes mistakes. Generally they are not life threatening or going to have a major impact on the world, unless of course you are an architect!

"The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines." Frank Lloyd Wright

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Spring is in the air!

 

The signs of spring are all around. The days are getting longer and warmer, the birds are singing from dawn until dusk and the trees are in bud just waiting to burst into color.  We do love this time of year and the sense of rejuvenation it brings after the bleakness of the winter months.

If you are anything like us the moment the sun starts to shine our thoughts turn to all those outdoor chores that we have been planning since the fall.

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No surprises here...

 

circular floor access coverThere is no doubt that the 2017 Super Bowl 51 was an exciting affair for those that stayed the course.

The New England Patriots made an amazing comeback going from 3- 20 down against the Atlanta Falcons to snatch victory with just over a quarter left to play. For anyone living in a bubble the eventual score of 34-28 was achieved during overtime!  It was definitely a spectacle attracting 113.7 million viewers according to the Hollywood Reporter, making it the 5th most watched TV event in history.

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High Noon or Heyday for US Construction Industry?

 

circular floor access coverWith just two weeks to go until the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States at noon on Friday 20th January 2017, anticipation is mounting as to what the reality of a Trump presidency will bring.

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Driven by Innovation

 

circular floor access coverAs the tension mounts with the start of the qualifying for the F1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, we draw some parallels between F1 and Howe Green Access Covers.

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An Introduction to Access Covers

 

FF Systems at Construct CanadaContemporary architecture strives to be seamless, high performance and flexible. As a result this requires intelligent and creative solutions to servicing these spaces. Integrated strategies for the provision of power, communication, data and HVAC are essential. Howe Green products enable this integration to happen.

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Changes at FF Systems

 

FF Systems at Construct Canada2013 was an interesting year for Howe Green and their US distributor FF Systems Inc. Howe Green celebrated thirty years in business, made further investment in state of the art plant and equipment and won several prestigious contracts in the UK market.

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Still the star of the show after 30 years!

 

FF Systems at Construct CanadaWhen architects and specifiers are putting the plans together for a new building it is unlikely that the "lowly access cover" will be the part of the project that they get most excited about. Where access is required to conceal under floor services the access cover provides a solution, its purpose is functional and not really something that generates a lengthy discussion.

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'Virtually Invisible' Access Covers visible at the NAHB International Builders' Show 2013

 

Howe Green at The International Builder's Show 2013 Fort Myers Jan 3rd 2013Howe Green will be exhibiting their high quality steel and aluminum access covers and hatches alongside their US Distributor, FF Systems, at this year's NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas (booth N2735).

Howe Green is one of the world's most respected and well known manufacturers of floor, wall and ceiling access solutions offering quick and easy access to concealed services, such as plumbing, HVAC, electrics and communications.

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Howe Green to join US distributor FF Systems at IBS

 

Howe Green will be attending the National Association of Home Builders' International Builders' Show (IBS) at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 22 – 24 January 2013. We will join our US distributor FF Systems Inc on booth N2735 to showcase the range of Howe Green stainless steel and aluminum wall, ceiling and floor access covers alongside FF Systems gypsum faced wall and ceiling access panels.

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Waldor goes to Washington!

 

The major improvements being undertaken at Dulles International Airport in Washington provided an opportunity for Howe Green and their US distributor, FF Systems Inc, to supply 29 of their popular Waldor 50 wall access panels to be used in the restrooms.

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Success at the AIA 2012 Convention

 

Sales Director Richard Centa flew over to Washington DC in May for the AIA 2012 Convention which took place at the impressive Walter E Washington Convention Center.

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Howe Green Flying High with Eagle Church installation

 

Howe Green recently received an enquiry from Eagle Church for their Anson Campus. The 78 acre campus is located in the Anson Community which is a 1700 acre residential, retail and commercial area along the I-65 corridor on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

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M&M’s World takes London by storm

 

M&M’s World opened their first confectionery mega-store in Europe in London’s West End. It spans 35,000 square feet over four floors and is reported to offer shoppers a ‘retail-tainment’ experience. The London store joins M&M’s World New York, Orlando and Las Vegas and features 7 feet high statues of the M&M’s characters, giant interactive screens inside a 1960’s London Bus, video links to all floors, a vibrant zebra crossing and a wall of chocolate in a rainbow of color.

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First US show for Howe Green a great success

 

With over 800 exhibitors and more than 51,000 attendees the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builders’ Show (IBS) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida was the place to be this February!

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Howe Green appoints FF Systems Inc as new partner in US and Canada

 

Howe Green, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fabricated metal access covers is pleased to announce the expansion of its global distribution network with full coverage of the US and Canadian territories through a newly appointed partner, FF Systems Inc.

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Howe Green appoints FF Systembau s.r.o as new partner in Eastern Europe

 

Howe Green, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fabricated metal access covers is pleased to announce the appointment of FF Systembau s.r.o as its new partner in Eastern Europe.

FF Systembau s.r.o manufactures quality access solutions for wall and ceilings at their sophisticated and highly equipped production facility in Slovakia from which the business also supplies its sister companies in Germany, Italy and Poland for efficient distribution across all central and eastern European areas.

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Visedge Series - Aluminum Floor Access Covers For Flexible Floors

 

The development of a floor access product for flexible flooring systems began 12 years ago when Altro, the flooring and wall-cladding specialist, highlighted a specific need. We responded immediately...

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Howe Green's A Hit In Dubai

 

Mirdiff, Dubai, has long been a hit with ex-pats and locals for its outstanding dining, leisure and shopping precincts – and it’s about to get a whole lot better thanks to the Mirdiff City Centre mall. ...

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Kings Cross Gets On Track With Howe Green's Tough Access Panels

 

For the development of the Northern Ticket Hall, a sizeable extension of King’s Cross tube station, London, the specification of materials had to be carefully considered. To provide access to essential under floor services, access panels that offered fire resistance along with the ability to withstand massive amounts of foot traffic were required...

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Howe Green Lets Off Steam At Roman Baths

 

The only one of its kind in the world, The Roman Baths in Bath is visited by tens of thousands of people each year. As part of a makeover to upgrade the visitor experience further, Event Communications suggested the introduction of a 5 metre long see through glass floor to provide visitors with a dramatic view of the main drain from above...

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New 1050 Access Cover From Howe Green – We’ve Got The Outside Covered!

 

Cabot Circus is a massive £500 million integrated urban regeneration scheme that includes residential, retail, leisure, offices and new landscaping. At its centre is a glass roof the size of one and a half football pitches, making inside the new outside

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Hundreds Of Howe Green Visedge Covers Installed At Romford’S New PFI Hospital

 

Over 200 Visedge floor panels have been supplied by Howe Green to Romford’s new PFI Hospital...

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Howe Green Has It Covered At The UK’s First Palm Restaurant

 

One of America’s largest family owned chain of fine dining restaurants has headed over to British shores, opening up the first UK Palm restaurant in Belgravia. ...

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Easy Access At Heathrow Airport’s T5 Thanks To Howe Green

 

When it came to providing access to essential building services within the largest free-standing structure in the UK, the natural choice was Howe Green, market leaders in the design and manufacturer of access panels. Designed by architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for client BAA, Heathrow airport’s Terminal 5 (T5) marks the start of a new era for the airport and for passengers...

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