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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.

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Aproplan S.A.  - 14.07.2017, 15:39

Construction Tech Scale-up Closes €5 Million Series A

APROPLAN announces the closing of its series A funding round of €5 million, led by Fortino Capital and existing investors including Inventures, Matexi, and the co-founders of Showpad Pieterjan...

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Karen Balmforth  - 10.07.2017, 18:30

Our Sustainable Office Move

Karen Balmforth, office administrator at Ecosurety, explains why her company is moving from serviced offices to more sustainable premises.

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Belzona International  - 03.07.2017, 17:46

Case-study: Composites for Bund Repair

In February 2016, a global chemical company turned to Belzona International for a solution to protect a bund at a chemical plant in Scotland.

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Belzona International  - 21.06.2017, 18:26

Retail Therapy

Welcoming thousands of visitors and hundreds of vehicles, shopping centres often require complex and exhaustive facilities maintenance. A case-study by Belzona focuses on the repair of flooring and...

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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...

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Jane Embury  - 24.05.2017, 17:03

The Light Fantastic

Earlier this year, the USA marked Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Jane Embury, marketing director at advanced glazing system supplier Wrightstyle, looks at light in the UK workplace.

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Dane McGraw  - 10.05.2017, 16:33

Safety in Lead Abatement

Dane McGraw, director of business development at Thomas Industrial Coatings, highlights the key resources that are available in the United States for asset owners and contractors battling lead.

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Móz Designs  - 03.05.2017, 23:17

Unveiling 1,200 Perforated Aluminum Panels

The Gilead Sciences Parking Garage in Foster City, California, showcases the fabrication of aluminum panels for large-scale corporate projects.

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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...