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Natural selection: leaf of the Lotus plant with water droplets. (Photography by G J Bulte). (photo: GJ Bulte)
Sure Step/CSTC Qatar  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

The Lotus Effect

The "self-cleansing" mechanism of the Lotus plant leaf has inspired a new generation of Nano cleaning and maintenance coating which binds with substrates at the molecular level. In this sponsored...

Removing physical barriers to communication can create a more collaborative environment. (photo: )
FM Magazine  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Tear Down This Wall

Psychologist, Gillian Graham, discusses vortex cannon and a 440 per cent profit increase with Ben Churchill, Managing Director of Dubai-based Emrill.

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Jonathan Hilder  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

The Alexandrian Job

The value of the vending market in the United Kingdom is estimated at £1.85 billion annually, with beverages accounting for a majority of sales. Automatic Vending Association (AVA) Chief Executive...

Vincent Hickey (photo: Irish Property & Facility Management Association (IPFMA))
FM Magazine  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Feeling Green

As the Irish Property and Facility Management Association (IPFMA) celebrates its 25th anniversary, FM Magazine discusses the future of the facilities sector in the Republic with recently...

Stan Atkins, BICSc Group CEO (photo: British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc))
Stan Atkins  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Standing Tall

Stan Atkins, Group Chief Executive Officer of the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) discusses global cleaning standards and the importance of training cleaning operatives working in...

Photograph: Jimmy Baikovicius. (photo: Jimmy Baikovicius)
FM Magazine  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Trading Up

The Facilities Management Association (FMA) describes itself as the United Kingdom’s only trade association representing the facilities management sector on the grounds that its membership is...

Masdar City (Abu Dhabi, UAE): A good consciousness of tradition and historic forms.  (photo: )
Professor Christian Baumgart ,  FM Magazine  - 21.03.2014, 03:10

Dare or Dai

In 2010 observations about the Burj Khalifa from the President of the 4,000 member Verband Deutscher Architekten- und Ingenieurvereine (DAI is the Federation of German Architectural and Engineering...

Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Beyond the green line

Arthur Millwood from Emirates Glass discusses solar heat gain, light transmission and thermal insulation.

Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Bill busters

ServeU’s take on the added value an FM company brings to energy management.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Walls of wisdom

Intelligent Homes and Opus discuss how property developers can benefit from home automation as a turnkey solution.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Vertical circulation

FM Magazine – GCC Edition caught up with Jay A. Popp, the Asia pacific - Middle East Executive vice president of Lerch Bates and Associates, Inc. elevator consulting group to discuss the affect...

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Through the looking-glass

There are many innovative ways of conserving energy in a building. FM Magazine interrogates K.T. Govindarajan, general manager at V-Kool Emirates, over claims his company is making about the...

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Raising the bar

Richard Cowl for Jotun Powder Coatings on epoxy coatings as an anti-corrosion solution.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Outside looking in

Duncan Waddell, managing director of FM Intelligence critically assesses the UAE property and FM markets.

CLEAN SWEEP: it is imperative that service specifications are adequately defined in SLAs (photo: )
Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

On the level

Drake & Scull's Scott Wilson discusses service level agreements (SLAs).

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

More to floors

André Dulka from Armstrong Floor Products discusses the maintenance and operating costs of flooring solutions.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Managing properly

Asteco explains the distinction between the terms, "property management", "asset management" and "facilities management" as they are used in the GCC.

Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Desert flower

Pacific Controls pioneers Dubai’s first green building initiative.

Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Daly Delivery

IDAMA’s Billy Daly discusses how the FM division of Dubai Holding was born, it’s structure and where it’s heading.

Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Built to last

Paul Lowndes, Managing Director of Degussa Specialty Chemicals, on what role chemicals can play in increasing the lifecycles of structures.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Sustain and gain

Walton Dunlop from Dunlop Design Engineering and Arpal Gulf's John Gavigan discuss the environmental and financial benefits of industrial wastewater management systems.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Peer pressure

Dr. Ravi Chinta (Assistant Professor of Management) and Dr. Mohammed Ashraf Ali (Assistant Professor of Electronics Engineering) present findings from their benchmarking of American University of...

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Living in a material world

Dubai Municipality is stepping up efforts to ensure materials meet specifications. Dubai Central Laboratory's Ali Ahmed Elian argues that consultants should take the driving seat.