• 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, 15:10

    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 Electric Europe B.V.

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    Jane Embury  - 06.09.2015, 22:59

    Terminal Stupidity and Innocuous Fires

    Jane Embury, marketing director at specialist steel and aluminium glazing company Wrightstyle, looks at how fires can be started accidentally or stupidly.

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    Garry Lewis ,  Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 14.08.2015, 03:33

    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 Electric UK's Marketing & Communications Manager, Garry Lewis.

  • Buncefield fire fighting (Courtesy of Hertforshire Fire & Rescue Service). (photo: Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue)
    David Cole  - 13.07.2015, 19:42

    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 (COMAH) regulations.

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    Mark Laurie ,  Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS)  - 06.06.2015, 11:50

    Street Food Revolution

    Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) director Mark Laurie says the changing face of casual dining in Britain presents income opportunities for landowners and property managers.

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    Martin Davies ,  BIFM Training  - 03.06.2015, 19:50

    Return on Expectation

    Martin Davies, director of training with BIFM Training (Quadrilect), discusses the implications of adopting different training and learning and development models in facilities management.

  • Photograph courtesy of Alisman (photo: Alisman)
    FM Magazine  - 26.11.2014, 17:01

    All Things Being Unequal

    With The Prince's Trust and HSBC Bank calling on building contractors to fill widely-reported skills shortages with apprenticeships, FM Magazine considers the advantages of alternative entry routes into construction.

  • BCA (Photograph: Phil Bray) (photo: Phil Bray)
    FM Magazine  - 18.09.2014, 01:03

    Fuelling Greener Fingers

    FM Magazine spoke with Tom Woods, Biomass Manager at the Berkshire College of Agriculture (BAC), about his institution's recently inaugurated biomass energy centre and the selection of British Gas's Econergy subsidiary as project delivery partner.

  • FMs should retain decommissioned building systems. (photo: )
    Jonathan Grimes ,  Pellings LLP  - 12.06.2014, 20:38

    The End is in the Beginning

    Facilities managers can save their businesses significant occupational costs by understanding dilapidations in building leases writes Jonathan Grimes, dilapidations consultant at multidisciplinary property and construction practice, Pellings.

  • Dublin (Photograph: Philip Zaulig) (photo: Philip Zaulig)
    Stephen Faughnan ,  Irish Property Owners' Association  - 06.06.2014, 13:25

    Not so Liffey!

    Stephen Faughnan, Chairman of the Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) argues residential tenant deposit protector schemes based on those in the United Kingdom are not suitable for the Republic.