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Belzona International  - 19.10.2016

The Evolution of Roofing Maintenance

With up to 90 per cent of roofing problems typically associated with 10 per cent of a roof's surface area, Belzona argue traditional maintenance techniques and materials have definitely had their day.

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BPD Zenith  - 05.10.2016

Case Study: Freeing Clients to Focus

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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...

Historically, finance has presented a significant challenge for energy- (and efficiency-) conscientious FM companies. (photo: Siemens Financial Services)
Richard Baker ,  Siemens Financial Services  - 21.09.2016

Financing for Sustainable Buildings

Poor access to funding is a barrier FM companies seeking more energy-efficient solutions for clients must overcome, writes Siemens Financial Services UK's Energy Finance sales manager, Richard Baker.

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Nick Oettinger  - 14.07.2016

And One Fell Out

Nick Oettinger explains how The Furniture Recycling Group has adopted a "circular economy" approach to mattress disposal which exchanges landfill for bulk waste recycling.

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

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...

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

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...

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Siemens Building Technologies ,  Siemens AG  - 31.05.2016

Case Study: Shanghai's First Smart Urban Centre

The mixed-use landmark Lilacs International Commercial Centre in Shanghai’s Pudong business district which was completed in January, is the first smart building complex in the City to install a...

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FM Magazine  - 27.04.2016

Remodelling FM

A partnership between Citibank and customer contact management company Sykes underlines how FM models are evolving to meet changed customer demand.

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Omar Saadeh  - 15.04.2016

Third-Party Financing Helps Corporates to "Go Solar"

GTM Research Senior Analyst Omar Saadeh argues ready access to third-party financing is influencing the adoption of solar energy sources by many of the largest corporates in an article that...

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Garry Lewis ,  Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 14.08.2015

Hand Drying Enters the Jet Age

Energy efficiency will become the key criteria for electric hand dryer selection over the next five years, as ‘jet’ style units replace ageing hot air dryers to become the 'norm', says Mitsubishi...

Buncefield fire fighting (Courtesy of Hertforshire Fire & Rescue Service). (photo: Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue)
David Cole  - 13.07.2015

Is your Pollution Prevention Watertight?

David Cole, Water Pollution Manager at the Hydro Consultancy, considers the environmental obligations of facilities managers following changes to the UK's Control of Major Accidents and Hazards...

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Siemens Building Technologies  - 01.05.2015

Citigroup’s Frankfurt Data Centre

A case study by Siemens Building Technologies discussing integrated, multi-disciplinary service delivery in automated data centres.

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FM Magazine  - 09.06.2014

Back to the Future

In Macquarie University's Golden Jubilee year, FM Magazine discusses the refurbishment of its five hundred-seat 1970s lecture theatre to support collaborative learning with architects Annabel Lahz...

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Dr. Michael Henze  - 06.06.2014

Urban Landscaping in the 21st Century

Michael Henze, General Secretary of the European Landscaping Contractors Association (ELCA), believes urban landscaping is essential for preserving a city’s heritage, ecosystem, and maintaining...

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Bill Kearns  - 07.04.2014

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...

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Jonathan T. Scott  - 07.04.2014

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...

A family house near Ulm demonstrates convincingly that sustainable buildings can also be strikingly beautiful. Photograph: Zooey Braun, Stuttgart, Germany. (photo: Zooey Braun)
Professor Werner Sobek  - 07.04.2014

Sustainable Architecture for the 21st Century

Mies van der Rohe Chair in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and multi-award winning architect, Professor Werner Sobek, discusses the influence of sustainability on design.

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Richard Neale  - 16.11.2005

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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Staff Reporter  - 09.06.2005

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.

Kelvin Bruce  - 07.06.2005

Breath of fresh air

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

Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA)  - 13.04.2005

Making IT Work

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

Scott Wilson  - 27.02.2005

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.