Perspectives

Steve Zylius: Crews erecting a steel support for a solar panel installation on top of the social science parking structure at UC Irvine. (Photograph by Steve Zylius).

The Safest Recipe to Follow

Although research laboratories hold the key to energy savings for many universities, Aircuity, Inc., CEO Dan Diehl, urges campus managers to avoid cutting safety corners by adopting a template from the University of California, Irvine (UCI).

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All Systems Go

Facilities management (FM) is a highly competitive market with an increasing number of providers trying to offer the most cost effective contract. So, how does an FM company differentiate itself from the rest of the crowd?

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Man versus Machine

Although facilities management has not escaped the wave of digitisation that is transforming every segment of industry, pioneers of the use of technology in outdoor FM, GRITIT, argue skilled people will always be at the heart of service delivery.

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A Viable Alternative to A-Levels

Although A-Levels followed by university will be the automatic choice for hundreds of thousands of teenagers receiving GCSE results in the UK today, ABM is championing apprenticeships as a compelling alternative to degrees.

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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 becomi...

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Brexit and the True Cost of Waste

Leaving the EU could result in ‘two tier’ supply chains between the UK waste and recycling industry and those of Europe, according to resource efficiency specialist Ecosurety.

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