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Carl Webb  - 30.08.2019, 09:21

Climate Control in the FM Industry

Carl Webb, UK Operations Director at Andrews Sykes, considers the relative merits of hiring, rather than purchasing, climate control solutions.

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Deb Marotta  - 19.08.2019, 09:21

Managing Retail Supply Chain Risk

Deb Marotta, Vice President for Retail at Hitachi Solutions America, considers supply chain risk mitigation in the retail sector.

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Hermes Group  - 08.08.2019, 14:56

Driving Quality and Efficiency with Flexible Working

Smart technology, a games area and bench desking are supporting flexible working practices and creating an 'experiential' journey for guests and visitors at the UK subsidiary of global parcel...

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FM Editor  - 31.07.2019, 01:18

Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center

A multi-use facility in Central Oregon’s newest state park pays homage to the region's glorious past and cements its future.

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Adam Brindle  - 02.07.2019, 13:11

Managing Japanese Knotweed

Adam Brindle, managing director of UK grounds contractor, The Grounds Care Group, explains the challenges for facilities managers of eradicating one of the most pesky of plants.

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FM Editor  - 11.06.2019, 12:39

Transforming One of Greece's Busiest Ports

G4S recently won the tender to supply and implement a technology-led security solution for the port of Rhodes, one of the busiest in Greece, with approximately 700,000 passengers a year.

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Bodet Group  - 23.05.2019, 18:29

Managing Industrial and Organisational Lockdown

While most organisations have a procedure in place should a fire occur, very few - with the exception of schools and a some hospitals, have a similar protocol for emergency situation. Time...

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Aircuity Inc  - 20.05.2019, 00:29

Uncovering Savings Opportunities

Georgetown University's Energy and Utilities Department has reduced energy consumption and achieved improvements in laboratory safety with the assistance of Aircuity's 2.0 Platform.

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Cistermiser Ltd  - 02.05.2019, 15:28

Helping Conserve Water at Cambridge Assessment

The washrooms in the prestigious new international headquarters of exams group Cambridge Assessment feature the latest infrared water management technology.

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David Cross  - 02.05.2019, 15:08

Defending Facilities from Gulls

David Cross, Head of Technical Training at Rentokil Pest Control, provides advice on tackling and preventing bird infestations for facilities managers.

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G4S PLC  - 01.04.2019, 13:37

Protecting a World-class Data Centre

A monitoring and control centre developed for RagingWire by G4S Secure Integration and sister company AMAG Technology is integrating multiple on-site security systems at more than two million...

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G4S PLC  - 15.03.2019, 16:24

Thwarting Electronic Bike Theft

A track and trace security solution developed by G4S and AXA is making life difficult for thieves of electronic bicycles in the Netherlands.

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FM Editor  - 06.03.2019, 11:25

Bondalti's Visual Chemical Alarm

Bondalti, Portugal's largest process manufacturer, has created a custom visual chemical alarm system that utilises Sony TEOS Manage and BRAVIA displays.

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FM Editor  - 16.01.2019, 22:05

Blockchaining Real Estate Records

A collaboration between America's oldest real estate company and a Grand Cayman software developer that utilises public blockchains is set to revolutionise commercial building records management.

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Will Richardson  - 30.11.2018, 13:02

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Will Richardson considers the multitude of options available to help facilities managers and their clients reduce carbon emissions.

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Miele AG  - 17.10.2018, 10:15

Miele at the Heart of a Care Home's Laundry Facility

Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment isn’t just a vital part of Pilgrims View’s infection control management procedures; it also plays a significant role in helping the care home remain a...

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Kelly Friel  - 05.06.2018, 22:41

Essential Maintenance in Preparation for Summer

If you work in facilities management, you'll already know just how busy the spring months can be. There's the damage, dirt, and wear and tear left by the winter months to contend with, and you'll...

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Andrew Shaw  - 23.04.2018, 15:19

The Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Security

When students feel their safety is compromised it affects their learning performance and gives even more importance to school lockdown procedures, says Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for...

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Barry Jenner  - 23.04.2018, 12:45

A Brief Primer on Tank Gauging

Cameron Forecourt managing director Barry Jenner explains why tank gauging has achieved almost 100 per cent penetration of the UK's retail fuel station market, and is just as essential for...

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Parallels International GmbH  - 16.03.2018, 15:30

Case Study: Windows-based Property Management App on iOS

Whittlebury Hall & Spa switched to virtualization solution, Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS), to empower its sales team by providing mobile access to a Windows-based property management...

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Andrew Shaw  - 19.02.2018, 12:31

Securing Schools

Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, calls for more schools to consider a number of security solutions to further improve their lockdown protocols.

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BTME Group  - 19.01.2018, 12:02

A Primer on Medical Safety for UK Sports Clubs

Medtree provides guidance and advice for sports club operators on their duty of care towards players, staff and visitors under the United Kingdom's Health and Safety at Work Act.

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Allegion Plc  - 09.01.2018, 23:53

Is Your Fire Safety Training Up-to-Date?

Allegion UK's South East business development manager Karen Trigg says staff training for personnel with fire safety duties is imperative to avoid potentially costly and dangerous situations.

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Servest Group  - 20.12.2017, 18:58

Stimulating Learning

The quality of the learning environment impacts considerably on the student experience - as well as the performance and wellbeing of academic and ancillary staff, according to integrated services...

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David Gajda  - 29.11.2017, 22:39

Essential Winter Maintenance

With the onset of colder weather, David Gajda, operations director of UK-based ECO Integrated Property Solutions (ECO IPS), offers advice on HVAC system, roof, drainage system, and external area...

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Pete Hancox  - 17.11.2017, 16:12

Chain of Responsibility

Statistics show the fire industry needs to educate tenants on who to speak to regarding fire door safety, says Allegion Commercial Leader, Pete Hancox.

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Richard Renwick  - 24.10.2017, 09:51

Implementing Green Practices

Richard Renwick, managing director of industrial brush manufacturer Brushtec, explains how his company lowered overheads and increased profitability by implementing greener practices.

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Pete Hancox  - 19.10.2017, 12:01

Inspecting Your Fire Door

With Fire Door Safety Week approaching, Allegion's Pete Hancox provides pointers on conducting door inspections.

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Dustin Brooks  - 02.09.2017, 03:25

Like Skin and Sunscreen

There's a difference between a coating and a membrane, and it can be hard to draw the line at times. Dustin Brooks, Director of Sales at Triton Inc., explains...

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Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA)  - 23.08.2017, 14:34

Building Your Snow Dream Team

The Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) announces its new Season Opener - The "Building Your Snow Dream Team" event sponsored by BOSS Snowplow which will be held from 19-20 September in...

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Ian Tyrer ,  Siemens AG  - 23.08.2017, 13:29

Investing for Energy Efficiency

Improving energy efficiency unlocks huge savings and offers businesses potential for reducing energy wastage and achieving energy compliance, according to Ian Tyrer, Head of Sales for Energy...

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Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 17.08.2017, 17:00

Smart Hand Drying: Costs of Ownership

Drying one pair of hands never uses a great deal of energy. But in public buildings where the washrooms are in regular use for perhaps eight, 12 or more hours each day, these small energy usages...

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Concrete Fastening Systems Inc  - 19.07.2017, 02:02

Fastening to Concrete in Retail Spaces

Money, time and materials are critical assets to protect in busy retail environments where affixing objects to concrete properly eliminates wasted resources, according to Concrete Fastening Systems.