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    Eike-Oliver Steffen  - 27.06.2017, 15:55

    Working Smarter

    With reports associating smarter workplaces with better staff retention and productivity levels, Siemens Building Technologies' Head of Service and Solution Portfolio Eike-Oiver argues 'self-regulating', technology-enabled office spaces are becoming the norm.

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    Tony Wilkes  - 15.06.2017, 16:27

    Creating a Better Environment for Retailers

    Tony Wilkes, Facilities Manager with Lee Baron, tells FM Magazine how partnering with retailers at Nuneaton's Ropewalk Shopping Centre has reduced electricity consumption, water consumption and landfill waste.

  • Panoramic Power sensor installation. (photo: Panoramic Power)
    FM Magazine  - 14.06.2017, 17:03

    Power is Knowledge

    Yaniv Vardi, Managing Director of Centrica’s acclaimed Panoramic Power arm, tells FM Magazine his company is helping businesses harness the IoT by generating actionable energy insights.

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    Philippe Heim  - 02.05.2017, 15:26

    Adding Value to Colo Data Centres

    Philippe Heim, Global Portfolio Manager DCIM with Siemens Building Technologies, explains how Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) achieves operating efficiencies in an era when colocation centres are becoming larger through mergers and acquisitions.

  • Peter Scott, CEO of Fern-Howard Lighting and the LIA's new President. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA))
    Peter Scott ,  The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 27.01.2017, 16:29

    Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

    Peter Scott, President of The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA) and Fern-Howard Lighting CEO, discusses the impact of LED technology, BIM, insurance warranties, and more on the development of lighting - and how the industry's largest trade association in Europe is adapting.

  • Understanding the needs of interior designers Mitsubishi Electric produces its Jet Towel hand dryers in white, black and silver. (photo: Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.)
    Garry Lewis  - 20.01.2017, 15:10

    Creating the Right Ambience

    Bathroom décor can make a major contribution to the perceived ambience of a public building and the image of its occupants, writes Garry Lewis, Marketing & Communications Manager for Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.

  • Fondation Louis Vuitton Museum. (Photography: Gilles Paire/Dreamstime.com). (photo: Gilles Paire/Dreamstime.com)
    Siemens AG ,  Siemens Building Technologies  - 15.12.2016, 01:47

    Case Study: Protecting Valuable Works of Art

    An intelligent Siemens fire system combining the highest safety standards with cutting-edge technology, has been installed and subjected to rigorous testing at The Fondation Louis Vuitton Museum which is home to one of the most valuable art collections in Paris.

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    BPD Zenith  - 05.10.2016, 15:53

    Case Study: Freeing Clients to Focus

    Optimum Group Services specializes in stress-free building services management but found clients asking for more transparency over statutory compliance and maintenance matters across premises. A dial-up solution was implemented with help from IBM and BPD Zenith.

  • Figure 1: The BIM framework conceptual reactor. (photo: Bilal Succar, Mohamad Kassem)
    Bilal Succar ,  Mohamad Kassem  - 01.07.2016, 17:33

    Point of Adoption

    Implementing and evaluating Building Information Modelling (BIM) requires a unified approach to determining organisational readiness as well as tools for BIM adoption, write the authors of a ground-breaking White Paper and BIM adoption model for construction and facilities management professionals, Bilal Succar and Mohammed Kassem.

  • Technician assembling an iBOT robotic vehicle. (photo: OPEX Corporation)
    Jim McMahon  - 08.06.2016, 19:30

    Bucking the Trend

    Despite the decades-old fashion for outsourcing manufacturing to low-cost overseas centres, a growing number of American corporations are now retaining—and even expanding, their existing domestic plant. Jim McMahon, visited the 25-acre New Jersey campus of global mailroom, document scanning and material handling systems leader, the OPEX Corporation, to find out why.