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Appleton ATX Hazardous Areas Fluorescent Fitting

Appleton ATX Hazardous Areas Fluorescent Fitting (open the above link for Video demo of the fitting) Features: Reflector swivels easy access Unit cover indicates the cooling period to be observed before opening the unit Positive safety switch enables lamps to be changed with main power switched on Quick connector for easy replacement of ballast ensuring wiring safety Central opening using size 10 Allen key

Champagne Sports Resort Reduces it's Electrical Consumption

Kwa-Zulu Natal’s Champagne Sports Resort has invested in energy efficient electrical and plumbing fittings which are significantly reducing the resort’s electrical consumption. Magnet, specialists in the design and installation of the latest energy efficiency systems, has recently installed heat pumps and low flow shower heads in the hotel block and timeshare chalets, as part of the resort’s energy saving programme.   “This project involved the retrofitting of a 20 kW heat pump to the existing tank in the main hotel block, which previously was serviced by one 48 kW heat pump and an 3…

An Efficient Solution to Energy Management

Magnet has launched a new energy metering system that provides an efficient solution to energy management, ensuring maximum energy savings. “The Power-Star data logger system, which consists of a unit with an integrated GSM modem, accurately measures energy consumption, providing the highest level of reliability, data security and service,” says Brian Howarth, managing director of Magnet, specialists in the design and installation of the latest energy efficiency systems. “This interactive reporting system is a fully hosted and managed solution, designed to deliver real time energy metrics…

Magnet Wins Prestige Award

Magnet scooped top honours in the Trade Category (Above:) Receiving the award is Magnet’s Managing Director Brian Howarth (second left) and Sales Director Roshan Krishna (second right). Presenting Magnet its award are (from left) KZN Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDT) Head of Department, Carol Coetzee as well as Lalita Dhasiar-Ventura and Grant Adlam, co-publishers of the KwaZulu Natal Top Business Portfolio. The 5th Annual First National Bank KZN Top Business Portfolio Awards were hosted at a Gala dinner event at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. The event was attended by an esteemed…

Sappi Tugela River Pump Upgrade

Magnet has played a major role in the Sappi Tugela River pump station upgrade project on KZN’s North Coast. This project has delivered high levels of energy savings as well as reducing the peak time load on Eskom’s electricity grid. “Magnet is actively involved with Eskom’s demand side management (DSM) programme aimed at alleviating the country’s shortage of electrical energy. Magnet was commissioned by Sappi to undertake an  audit of the river pumps plant, with a view to possibly upgrading one of the at the plant,” says Brian Howarth, Magnet’s managing director. “At the same…