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Cushman & Wakefield Expands Healthcare Project Management Capabilities in California

Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its offering to the healthcare sector in the West Region of the United States with the addition of an eight-member project management team as well as the purchase of certain assets from Petra Integrated Construction Strategies, LLC, an end-to-end healthcare facility concept, planning, development, and project management services firm in…

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Powering Performance at Independent Schools

A ‘Healthy Futures’ Partnership between Sodexo and the British Nutrition Foundation is helping to enhance an evidence-based Powering Performance programme introduced at independent schools in the United Kingdom to inspire young people to make informed, healthier and more sustainable food and drink choices, Powering Performance also empowers chefs at independent schools to support good nutrition…

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Golden Service Awards Finalists

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has announced the finalists for the Kimberly-Clark Professional™ Golden Service Awards 2022. Dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the cleaning industry by their organisers, the awards recognise “excellence, performance and commitment” within cleaning and facilities management. An independent panel of judges from BICSc has shortlisted 59 finalists from 24 companies,…

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Ventilating Life Science Labs Yields Energy Dividend

22.11.2021, 17:49 Ventilating Life Science Labs Yields Energy Dividend New data from Aircuity suggests life sciences clients of its smart building platform are achieving record energy savings and environmental quality metrics in critical laboratory spaces. According to the company’s analysis, more than 50 life sciences organizations operating the Aircuity platform are now saving 158,353,872 pounds…

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On the Road to Net Zero

11.11.2021, 23:10 On the Road to Net Zero Compass Group UK & Ireland has adopted a 100 per cent electric car policy for new fleet vehicles ordered by over 500 employees by the end of the year. The move follows the publication of the company’s Our Climate Promise and Roadmap to Net Zero policies which support its wider commitment to…

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A Radical Collaboration for Regeneration

26.10.2021, 17:00 A Radical Collaboration for Regeneration BlueTech Forum, an annual, two-day event focused on water conservation, the circular economy and corporate environmental goals, will return to the Vancouver Convention Centre on 7 June 2022. Hosted by BlueTech Research under the theme, Radical Collaboration for Regeneration, next year’s event will seek to catalyse partnerships that support companies with…

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Serco Announces Major New Appointment

07.07.2021, 12:59 Serco Announces Major New Appointment Serco has announced the appointment of Simon Lane in the newly created position of Director, Leisure, leading all contracts within the group’s leisure portfolio. The move will allow current managing director, Simon Bailey, to assume a more strategic and overarching role, and take on new business priorities. Serco’s…

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RoSPA FM Sector Award

22.06.2021, 08:28 RoSPA FM Sector Award EMCOR UK has been presented with a fifth consecutive RoSPA Facilities Management sector award in recognition of health and safety practices at sites it manages for the UK’s Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE). The company consistency in winning winning 10 consecutive Gold Medal Awards for safety policies and practices at sites…

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Delaware North Strengthens Operational Leadership

10.06.2021, 17:34 Delaware North Strengthens Operational Leadership Delaware North has announced changes to the leadership of Delaware North Sportservice, its travel division and Australian subsidiary following a realignment of its group operating structure.   All three appointees will continue to report to group chief operating officer and executive vice president, Jim Houser. James Obletz James…

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Johnson Controls Joins Urgent Net-Zero G7 Appeal

10.06.2021, 16:10 Johnson Controls Joins Urgent Net-Zero G7 Appeal On the eve of the G7 Summit, Johnson Controls has become a signatory to an open letter from the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders urging global leaders to accelerate a just transition in the race to net-zero and climate resilience. The Alliance, an informal group facilitated…

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Appointment of Director of Cleaning Services

07.06.2021, 15:30 Appointment of Director of Cleaning Services Mitie has welcomed British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Chair, Lorraine Davis, as its Director of Cleaning Services. Davis has over 40 years’ experience in the cleaning industry, working in a number of operational and business development roles in complex environments, such as healthcare and education. In…

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Achieving Better IAQ

14.05.2021, 15:33 Achieving Better IAQ Jamie Cameron, Director of Digital Solutions at Johnson Controls UK & Ireland, comments on recent calls for a post-Covid ‘revolution’ in building indoor air quality. Following the publication by leading scientists writing in the journal Science of calls for a post-Covid revolution in building air quality implementing smart technology is the next…

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Vijay Sankaran Appointed to New Role at Johnson Controls

13.05.2021, 16:27 Vijay Sankaran Appointed to New Role at Johnson Controls Johnson Controls has appointed former TD Ameritrade and Ford Motor Company executive Vijay Sankaran to the newly created role of vice president and chief technology officer with responsibility for its OpenBlue digital platform. . Sankaran has held leadership roles in technology transformation across a…

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Compass Commits to Net Zero by 2030

11.05.2021, 12:49 Compass Commits to Net Zero by 2030 Compass Group UK&I has announced its commitment to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions across its own operations and value chain by 2030. The move aligns the group’s climate ambitions with a prior commitment to develop science-based targets to limit global temperature rises to 1.5°C above…

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Johnson Controls CEO to Address Environmental Summit

22.04.2021, 10:41 Johnson Controls CEO to Address Environmental Summit Johnson Controls chairman and CEO George Oliver has been invited by U.S. President Joe Biden to participate in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Change. The summit will bring together leaders of the world’s major economies and other vital partners for an urgent and open dialogue…

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Johnson Controls GHG Targets Independently Approved

31.03.2021, 15:49 Johnson Controls GHG Targets Independently Approved The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has approved Johnson Controls emissions reductions targets. The targets which cover greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Johnson Controls’ operations (scopes 1 and 2), are consistent with reductions required to keep warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. Johnson…

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North West Anglia Hospitals Contract

24.03.2021, 11:41 North West Anglia Hospitals Contract Mitie has been awarded a new five-year contract to deliver facilities management and catering services at hospitals operated by North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. The contract which is worth £4.2 million annually includes an extension option for up to a further two years, and will see the…

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Sodexo Announces New Chief Communications Officer

22.03.2021, 09:08 Sodexo Announces New Chief Communications Officer Sodexo has appointed Anne Bardot as Group Chief Communications Officer. Reporting to Denis Machuel, Sodexo Chief Executive Officer, Bardot will be a member of the Executive Committee and will join the company in early April. Bringing varied international experience in communications, brand management, public affairs and strategy…

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Educating Kids About Bugs

12.02.2021, 13:18 Educating Kids About Bugs Terminix has reimagined and relaunched the Harry’s Big Adventure educational program it developed with the Audubon Nature Institute to teach K-6 grade elementary school children in the United States about bugs. Originally launched in the noughties with an educational IMAX film released in 50+ major U.S. markets, traveling exhibit…

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Poor Digital Infrastructure Hindering SIDS

12.01.2021, 14:06 Poor Digital Infrastructure Hindering SIDS Poor internet access is hindering the development of Small Island Developing States according to the panelists in a virtual discussion organised by the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS). The key finding of the discussion, that only 52 per cent of SIDS offer internet access to their their…

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Off-Plan Leasing Opportunity at UC Davis Medical Center

07.10.2020, 21:01 Off-Plan Leasing Opportunity at UC Davis Medical Center Cushman & Wakefield has been engaged by Wexford Science & Technology, LLC to provide leasing services for life sciences development Aggie Square at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. The 25-acre mixed-use development is situated at the corner of Stockton Boulevard and 2nd…

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Low Carbon Energy for Life Science Campus

05.10.2020, 18:58 Low Carbon Energy for Life Science Campus Veolia, is set to deliver low carbon energy to the UK’s largest single site life science campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire. Designed, installed and operated by Veolia the new energy services will provide around 45GWh of electricity and 200GWh of heat to support companies involved…

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Making Sense of the Numbers

11.09.2020, 13:28 Making Sense of the Numbers Director of Data and Data Science at Haven Power, Bjoern Reinke, explains why AI and machine learning are essential for interpreting the huge volumes of data generated by commercial smart meters. For some time, companies have been using automated meter reading (AMR) and smart meters to manage energy…

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Demand Control Ventilation at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

03.04.2020, 15:35 Demand Control Ventilation at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Following a recent upgrade of its demand control ventilation (DCV) platform, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is monitoring energy savings in real-time. Originally installed in the university’s Hartline Science Center in 2017, the Aircuity DVC platform was updated last year to support real-time monitoring of fume…

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2020 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards

09.03.2020, 11:31 2020 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards ABM has won three awards for its cleaning services at the this year’s Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards.   The facilities solutions provider won the ‘Best Clean Premises’ award for office areas between 100,000 and 300,000 square feet for their work with 14 Pier Walk, as well…

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Birmingham Museums Trust Contract

17.02.2020, 10:13 Birmingham Museums Trust Contract Birmingham Museums Trust has awarded OCS a three-year cleaning and support services contract to OCS.. The Trust operates nine museum venues across Birmingham, including the innovative Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery which showcases a world class collection and offers a fascinating glimpse into Birmingham’s…

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Mantle to Operate The Bradfield Centre in Cambridge

11.12.2019, 17:24 Mantle to Operate The Bradfield Centre in Cambridge Regional commercial property investor and developer Mantle has assumed responsibility for operation of Cambridge’s flagship deep tech collaborative workspace, The Bradfield Centre, on behalf of owner Trinity College Cambridge.   Mantle has extensive experience of managing flexible working spaces – including the CB1 Business Centre…

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ServiceMaster Appoints New Terminix Residential President

04.12.2019, 14:46 ServiceMaster Appoints New Terminix Residential President Kim Scott has joined ServiceMaster as president of its Terminix Residential pest control business from waste, recycling and smart cities solutions provider, Rubicon Global. Prior to Rubicon, Scott served as president of CHEP North America, a division of Brambles Limited for four years, where she was responsible…

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BRE Announces New Chair

BRE Group has appointed Piers White MBE as its new Chair with effect from the end of November 2019. He joins the group for three years at a time when the built environment industry is going through an exciting period of change and innovation. Bringing a wealth of experience role, White has held almost 40…

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EFI Appoints Grant Fitz as CFO

09.09.2019, 19:00 EFI Appoints Grant Fitz as CFO Electronics for Imaging has appointed Grant Fitz who formerly served in the same position with Valassis and Xerox Technology, as its new Chief Financial Officer. Fitz replaces long-time EFI executive, Marc Olin, who assumes the position of Chief Operating Officer. Fitz, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree…

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The Unstoppable Rise of the North

18.07.2019, 15:12 The Unstoppable Rise of the North Martin O’Rourke, commercial director for Birchwood Park near Warrington in the North West of England, explains the attractiveness of the region for business and growth. It’s clear to see business is booming in the North West of England, and in Warrington in particular, despite Brexit uncertainty. Following…

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