Industry News

  • Industry news
    D-Max:The latest Seibu Giken innovation

    Seibu Giken invented the silica gel rotor over 30 years ago and the latest version D-Max has once again proven the leadership within sorption technology with better capacity and lower energy consumption. Manufactured in Aluzinc or stainless steel, these units include internal heat recovery as standard, and are available with electric, steam or direct-fired gas […]

  • Climate control insights
    Moisture: keeping the right balance

    Water is essential for life – it covers over 70 percent of surface of the earth. It surrounds us. It is in the moisture in the air we breathe, it makes up more than half of the volume of our bodies and is found in a state of equilibrium in many other organic and inorganic […]

  • Case studies
    Climate challenge: Imperial Cold Logistics

    Imperial Cold Logistics’ facility on Maydon Wharf in Durban is ideally located to provide centralised specialist logistics and supply chain management of chilled and frozen products to the FMCG, retail and wholesale industries in South Africa and Lesotho. Its strategic coastal location at a major port in Africa, while providing a decided geographical advantage, also […]

  • Case studies
    Indoor sporting centre: Maronite Catholic School

    Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Christian School forms part of the Maronite church complex in Liefde-en-Vrede, Mulbarton in Johannesburg. The successful growth of the school resulted in the decision during 2014 to raise funds to upgrade and expand the sporting facilities. The goal was to provide an indoor sporting centre with a 25m pool and […]

  • SCE announcements
    Behind the SCE brand

    The learnings from best practice of engineering innovation and industry worldwide provide business with the skills and capabilities to build the future of South Africa in a cost effective and socially responsible manner. My career as an engineer has been built on a lifetime of learning from this best practice – both internationally and within […]

  • SCE announcements
    The benefits of SCE’s expertise

    Achieving the correct climate conditions can be hit and miss for the uninitiated. Climate involves not only temperature control, but also encompasses humidity or moisture content, air or vapour pressure. What are the conditions needed for a manufacturing process or preserving a hygroscopic material? What about an expensive electronic component or a valuable work of […]

  • SCE announcements
    Why working with SCE means long-term success

    In this difficult economic climate, it is a challenge for businesses to maintain productivity, efficiency and quality. While it is important to choose the right engineering partner to provide innovative, effective and cost-saving solutions, even more important is to ensure that the partner chosen will prioritise your unique needs, working with you to build success […]

  • Climate control insights
    Fundamentals of preservation with climate control

    Whether it is fine art, an historical document, electronic equipment or engineering material, the exact control of humidity, temperature and air purity is required to ensure that preservation is effective. Heat and humidity, as in Durban (South Africa), or winter fog in low-lying areas, are two extremes of temperature, both with relative humidity levels higher […]

  • Climate control insights
    Stay on the cutting edge of HVAC technology

    In January, I attended my sixth AHR Exhibition in Las Vegas, USA. The AHR or Air-Conditioning Heating and Refrigeration Exhibition, which showcases the latest technology supporting the HVAC and refrigeration industries is truly a global event, with close to 2000 exhibiting companies. This year, about 25% of the visitors were international, as I am. Attending […]

  • Industry news
    The latest tech unveiled at 2017 DST Global Conference

    As your provider of climate engineering solutions, SCE searches continually for the most energy efficient air manipulation systems that utilize alternative energy sources in order to give you, our customer, the benefit of the latest international cutting-edge technology. SCE uses the silica gel desiccant wheel, a highly effective moisture control technology originated by DST and […]