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Diffusion and Vent-Axia Join Forces

Mechanical ventilation to commercial buildings British heating and cooling equipment specialist Diffusion has been acquired by the Volution Group plc, a leading supplier of ventilation products to the residential and commercial construction market in the UK and northern Europe.

Volution Group plc completed the acquisition at the end of December, with Diffusion joining some of Group’s top brands including the UK’s leading ventilation company Vent-Axia.

A company with great British heritage, Diffusion has been manufacturing heating and cooling equipment in the UK for over 50 years and is known for excellence. The company’s product portfolio comprises a wide range of fan coil units, air curtains, fan convectors and general purpose heaters. Along with its standard product range, Diffusion also offers a specialised bespoke product service aimed at primarily end-users, architects and consultants.

The addition of Diffusion sees the company join ventilation specialist Vent-Axia, a company with a similar British heritage having supplied mechanical ventilation to commercial and residential buildings for over 80 years. The combination of the two companies in the same Group means specifiers now have access to both leading brands together making specification simple, with the companies offering specifiers an enviable product offering, helping to provide heating, cooling and ventilation solutions in an integrated approach. This comprehensive product portfolio combined with unrivalled technical know-how, experience and support provides specifiers with building solutions they can trust.

Jon McDonald, Sales Director at Diffusion“From refurbishment through to large landmark new build projects, combined solutions from Diffusion and Vent-Axia provide a common thread of quality, reliability and performance that is beyond the reach of other companies. We provide, without doubt, the largest, most comprehensive choice available from any single supplier offering solutions specifiers can trust, so why trust your building to anyone else.” said Jon McDonald, Sales Director at Diffusion. “Our products and systems are supported by expert sales and technical teams who understand customers’ needs and the requirements of Building Regulations, the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive and Energy Related Products Directive.”

“There is a great synergy between Vent-Axia and Diffusion, with a strong heritage of British manufacturing and provision of excellent products to the market. Specifiers can now take simple steps to building services specification, knowing that they can find a wide range of quality products in one place,” said Mark Hoskins, UK Ventilation Group MD. “With unparalleled experience, we are now combining our efforts to bring customers heating, cooling and ventilation solutions in an integrated approach.”

Together, Diffusion and Vent-Axia’s product development programme focuses on their energy saving initiatives, using technology which reduces power consumption and, wherever possible, recovers, recycles and re-uses energy that would otherwise be wasted.

Vent-Axia has set the ventilation standard for over 80 years supplying mechanical ventilation to commercial and residential buildings. A leader in energy-saving, Lo-carbonTM products and systems, it's a trusted brand that's renowned for a long-standing commitment to high quality, innovation and excellence. The Vent-Axia range covers not just air movement, air handling and ventilation technologies but specialist heat recovery, electric heating, cooling and clean air systems for residential, commercial, public sector and industrial applications.

Diffusion has manufactured heating and cooling equipment in the UK for over 50 years, during which time it has established an enviable reputation for both quality of product and service. Its competitively priced product portfolio comprises a wide range of fan coil units, air curtains, fan convectors and general purpose heaters. Diffusion’s main objective is to deliver high quality solutions to meet clients’ needs, designing and manufacturing energy efficient equipment that can accommodate specific requirements in the most cost effective way, where the standard is never compromised.

For access to information on the combined Diffusion and Vent-Axia product ranges visit:  www.theairsolution.co.uk


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