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GJ Bulte: Natural selection: leaf of the Lotus plant with water droplets. (Photography by G J Bulte).

The Lotus Effect

The "self-cleansing" mechanism of the Lotus plant leaf has inspired a new generation of Nano cleaning and maintenance coating which binds with substrates at the molecular level. In this sponsored feature the Middle Eas...

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Keeping Cool

For more than 20 years Aggreko has been a key partner in the impressive infrastructure development that has taken place across the Gulf region. Known primarily for its power rental business, the company is the world...

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Waste not, Want not

Jonathan Scott, Director of the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability (CIPS) and author of The Sustainable Business, explains why reducing waste opens the door to sustainable facilities management.

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Out to dry

Richard Neale from the United Kingdom-based Laundry Technology Centre discusses advances in textile washing for the hotel, catering and hospital sectors.

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Banking on FM

Keeping a 20-storey bank alive and well is no small feat. FM Magazine talks to BK Gulf’s Frank Webster, Facilities Manager for the headquarters of the National Bank of Dubai, about the task at hand.

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Breath of fresh air

Kelvin Bruce, managing director of EPSCO, highlights the vital link between cleanliness of air conditioning systems and indoor air quality.

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Making IT Work

The Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) and Aconix discuss groundbreaking research into facility information management (FIM) practices.

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In the Beginning

Scott Wilson, managing director of Dubai-based Drake & Scull FM elaborates on the merits of bringing building operators and developers together at the design phase of a project.

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