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The M&E market is ripe for medium sized businesses

Ask building service industry leaders to name the biggest challenge currently facing the M&E sector and they will most likely lament the shortage of trained technical engineers. The problem surrounding the recruitment and retention of skilled operatives in the sector ...

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Zero carbon buildings

David Clark, Partner at international engineering and sustainable building consultancy, Cundall in Sydney, and principal author of the first Green Star rating tool in Australia, suggests ways that office tenants can still aim to become a zero-carbon business This is ...

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Evolution of UK Construction Week delivers new Building Tech Live

Building Tech Live will be the most important event in the integrated building technologies sector this October, at the NEC Birmingham. Taking place on 9-11 October 2018, Building Tech Live joins the Build Show, Timber Expo, Civils Expo, Energy 2018, ...

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Honeywell introduces indoor navigation to connected building occupant app

As demonstrated in the Minneapolis Skyway System, new Honeywell Vector Occupant App lets users easily navigate a building and rate spaces to promote improved comfort using Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a global leader in Connected Buildings, ...

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Kier opens its doors to attract a new generation of talent

Kier is opening a record 53 of its sites across England, Scotland and Wales for Open Doors Week 2018 (19 to 24 March), offering members of the public the chance to go behind the scenes at ‘live’ construction sites, and ...

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BESA names new CEO

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed David Frise to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Frise has been combining the roles of Head of Sustainability at BESA and Chief Executive of the construction fit-out body FIS for seven years. ...

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BREEAM Awards: The class of 2018

The winners of the BREEAM Awards 2018, for building projects and professionals with extraordinary achievements in sustainability, were announced at a recent event attended by hundreds of built environment practitioners from around the world. The winners include many of the ...

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ecobuild 2018: The event shaped by the industry

ecobuild is returning to ExCeL London in March 2018 and under the new ownership of Futurebuild Events Ltd, things are set to be very different. The event is being designed and built around the industry, giving facilities managers the chance ...

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Is the future bright?

William Betts, Senior Associate at recruitment consultancy Macdonald & Company, shares his predictions for the FM sector in 2018 FM continues to be an evolving industry that is at the forefront of business transformation. The 2017 RICS & IFMA Raising ...

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OVG Real Estate founder launches EDGE Technologies to serve the world with better buildings

OVG Real Estate CEO, Coen van Oostrom, has launched EDGE Technologies, a technology company that will develop and operate a new generation of buildings that actively contribute to the health of people and the world. EDGE is launching a product that ...

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