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Rooftop deployment of Integrum's IoT-interfaced BirdAlert device. (photo: Integrum Services Limited)
News Editor  - 06.11.2020

Revolutionising Bird Control

London pest control company Integrum Services is changing the landscape of bird control in the United Kingdom with its BirdAlert bird scaring solution which utilises the IoT to help businesses...

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Albert Gunnarson  - 27.10.2020

Avoiding the Perils of Control Valve Selection

Following a checklist can help specifiers and purchasers reducing failure rates for two-way flow control valves according to Al Gunnarson, Warren Controls' VP of Sales, Marketing and Product...

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News Editor  - 22.10.2020

A Successful IFM Partnership

Serco and the Belgian Ministry of Defence are celebrating the second anniversary of an integrated Facilities Management (IFM) outsourcing contract at the Heverlee and Meerdaal military bases.

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News Editor  - 21.10.2020

Case Study: University of Warwick Flammable Storage

The University of Warwick recently upgraded its chemical storage facilities to ensure continued compliance with the UK's Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).

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News Editor  - 21.10.2020

Protecting Smart Buildings from Cyber Attacks

IP access control solutions provider 2N is marking cyber security month with guidance on protecting smart buildings from potentially crippling cyber attacks.

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Robert Workosky  - 09.09.2020

Selecting the Right Steam Control Mechanism

Robert Workosky, regional sales manager at Warren Controls for the Northeastern United States, explains the importance of moving beyond 'business as usual' regulators and relief valves when...

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G4S PLC  - 27.08.2020

Supporting Belgrade's Urban Renewal

G4S has provided consultancy services for a parking system in a mixed-use complex forming part of the Serbian government's ambitious US $3.5 billion Belgrade Waterfront regeneration project.

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Jaimie Woodhall  - 27.07.2020

Preparing your Facility for the Return to Work

Jamie Woodhall, technical and innovations manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, explains how the company is helping employers and facilities managers ensure people return to their workplaces safely.

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News Editor  - 17.06.2020

The Danger's in the Pipework

Ireland’s largest independent security and facilities management company is warning companies emerging from Covid-19 to beware the threat of Legionnaires’ Disease.

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News Editor  - 10.06.2020

Protecting Returning Workers from Harm

SOCOTEC explains why following respiratory protective equipment (RPE) and mask face-fit guidelines is now even more essential for workforces exposed to hazardous substances.

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Mark Gifford  - 04.05.2020

Building Measurement and Verification in Lockdown

Mark Gifford, Technical Services Manager with global building performance specialist IES, considers the implications of Zero Running Buildings for Energy Services and FM teams during COVID-19.

Hybrid SAF installation. (photo: Matthew Nichol Photography)
Andrew Baird  - 29.04.2020

Keeping Wastewater Treatment within Consent

Andrew Baird, technical director for environmental wastewater consultancy WPL, explains why robust wastewater treatment is essential for conforming with new Zero Pollutions requirements from the...

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Eryl Jones  - 23.04.2020

Selecting a Door Closer System

Eryl Jones. managing director of ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group, explains why accessibility and fire safety are as important as design when specifying door closer systems for public and commercial...

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Chris Colpaert  - 23.03.2020

Mitigating the Threat of Germs

Chris Colpaert, General Manager for Philips’ Professional Display Solutions in EMEA, AP & NA, explains the importance of touch screen, remote control, and hard switch hygiene to preventing the...

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Rene Buhay  - 17.03.2020

Making Working from Home Work

Rene Buhay, VP Sales & Marketing for AV manufacturer AVer Europe, considers the technology businesses will need to make remote working a success as they grapple with the Coronavirus disease...

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James Dodgson  - 12.02.2020

Tackling Asbestos in Post-2000 Buildings

James Dodgson, SOCOTEC’s commercial director for Asbestos, considers the application of the Asbestos Prohibition (Amendment) Regulations 1999 to commercial buildings constructed with...

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Gary Bradshaw  - 22.01.2020

Retrofitting Redundant Industrial Alarms

Gary Bradshaw, director at remote monitoring specialist Omniflex, case-studies best practice in upgrading obsolete industrial alarm systems.

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Ken Diable  - 08.01.2020

Stopping Preventable Deaths

Ken Diable, managing director of fall protection specialists Heightsafe Systems, considers measures FMs can implement to ensure better workplace safety.

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FM Editor  - 27.11.2019

Making Millions Safer

G4S is delivering emergency first aid, fire and evacuation safety training to 10,000 employees of the Dutch railway company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) every year.

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Rene Buhay  - 06.11.2019

The Perfect Video Conferencing Space

Rene Buhay, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, EMEA and APAC for AVer Europe, provides advice for video conferencers.

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FM Editor  - 10.09.2019

CRM in FM Client Acquisition

British customer relationship management (CRM) vendor, Workbooks, explains how TC Facilities Management (TCFM) leveraged its cloud platform to secure a large financial services sector client.

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FM Editor  - 09.09.2019

Protecting a Highland Treasure

G4S is helping to secure production of six million litres of single malt whisky a year at sites operated by The Glenmorangie Company.

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Carl Webb  - 30.08.2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Allied Mechanical Services commissioning Direct Flush Discreet urinal flush controls at Cambridge Assessment’s HQ. (photo: )
Cistermiser Ltd  - 02.05.2019

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

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.