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Pete Hancox  - 19.10.2017

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

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...

(Photography by Ginae B. McDonald). (photo: Ginae B. McDonald)
Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA)  - 23.08.2017

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

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...

Payback times associated with a Jet Towel Smart hand dryer. (photo: )
Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 17.08.2017

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

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

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...

(Photography by Genildo Marcelo). (photo: Genildo Marcelo)
Karen Balmforth  - 10.07.2017

Our Sustainable Office Move

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

Bund before application. (photo: Belzona Polymerics )
Belzona International  - 03.07.2017

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

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...

(Photography by Elliott Brown). (photo: Elliott Brown)
Tony Wilkes  - 15.06.2017

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...

(Image credit: Daniel van der Steen). (photo: Daniel van der Steen)
Jane Embury  - 24.05.2017

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.

(Photography by Jamie Hooper). (photo: Jamie Hooper)
Dane McGraw  - 10.05.2017

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

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

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...

Microbial colonisation presents itself as a jelly-like mass that can block filters in fuel dispensing equipment and vehicle engines. (photo: Cameron Forecourt)
Cameron Forecourt  - 18.04.2017

Preventing Microbacterial Growth in Diesel Fuel

The introduction of bio products into modern diesel fuels has created a need for fuel storage systems that combat hgroscopic (water absorbing) properties which might otherwise support...

View of the Shah Jahan Mosque and its spectacular dome. (photo: Belzona International)
Belzona International  - 27.03.2017

Case-study: Dome and Dusted

Composite roof coatings were used for the refurbishment of the Grade II listed Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking which is the oldest in Western Europe.

Understanding the needs of interior designers Mitsubishi Electric produces its Jet Towel hand dryers in white, black and silver. (photo: Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.)
Garry Lewis  - 20.01.2017

Creating the Right Ambience

Bathroom décor can make a major contribution to the perceived ambience of a public building and the image of its occupants, writes Garry Lewis, Marketing & Communications Manager for Mitsubishi...

(Photography by Dennis Bos). (photo: Dennis Bos)
Steve Fountaine  - 04.01.2017

Pardon Our Dust!

Commercial remodeling (renovation) projects are often a catalyst for a wider range of business improvement processes, according to Steve Fountaine who is the President of specialist Washington DC...

Fondation Louis Vuitton Museum. (Photography: Gilles Paire/Dreamstime.com). (photo: Gilles Paire/Dreamstime.com)
Siemens AG ,  Siemens Building Technologies  - 15.12.2016

Case Study: Protecting Valuable Works of Art

An intelligent Siemens fire system combining the highest safety standards with cutting-edge technology, has been installed and subjected to rigorous testing at The Fondation Louis Vuitton Museum...

Training your employees on control measures such as hand hygiene is an effective remedy against infections. (photo: Pat Herman)
Maggie Hammond  - 08.12.2016

Tips for Effective Infection Control

Influenza and norovirus can easily spread within an organization and affect several employees at the same time if proper control measures are not in place. However, there are measures organizations...

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Belzona International  - 25.10.2016

Industrial Maintenance and Repair Coatings & Composites

Polymeric repair composites and coatings were almost unheard of when they entered the industrial maintenance and repair market but are now materials of choice, according to Belzona International.