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To infinity and beyond – Zumtobel’s SLOTLIGHT INFINITY lights the Blue Fin Building

The prestigious Blue Fin Building, has been illuminated with SLOTLIGHT INFINITY and PANOS EVOLUTION luminaires from Zumtobel to ensure a high quality lighting solution with low total cost of ownership for the Cat A office refurbishment. The luminaires were chosen ...

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New report reveals £1.2bn has been spent on “fake” apprenticeships

According to a new report published by education think tank EDSK half of apprenticeships started since the apprenticeship levy was introduced in May 2017 are “fake”. The report called Runaway Training claims that £550 million of levy funding has been ...

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Sodexo encourages take up of plant-based diets during Veganuary

Services provider, Sodexo, has partnered with Veganuary, the non-profit organisation that encourages people to try vegan during the month of January, in response to the growing number of consumers who are reducing their meat consumption or adopting a fully plant-based ...

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Hocking takes up seat as chief executive of Galliford Try

Bill Hocking has formally taken up his new role as Chief Executive of Galliford Try with effect from 3 January 2020. Hocking succeeds Graham Prothero who has stepped down as CEO and leaves the business following the successful completion of ...

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Condair Configure – New humidifier selection tool

Condair is launching a web-based humidifier selection tool, which enables AHU customers to design a humidification system from within the AHU company’s own in-house AHU design software. The software module, called Condair Configure, allows manufacturers to design and quote AHUs ...

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First security professional association for SIRA launches in the Middle East

The first security professional association aimed at connecting people within the security industry has launched in the Middle East. The Security Professionals Association (SPA) for the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) will serve as a platform for knowledge exchange and ...

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Wireless technology

Miguel Aguado, Marketing and Technology Manager at Lutron Electronics, makes the case for wireless lighting systems When installing a lighting control system in a building, facility managers have many goals, including energy savings, optimising building operations and access to data. ...

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Konecranes Demag signs the Armed Forces Covenant

Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Ltd, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The company has made a commitment to support the Armed Forces community and recognise the contribution to society and business made by serving, reservist ...

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FM trends: A wrap up of 2019 and a peak into 2020

Just some of the predicted trends in FM for 2019 were; evolution in the way contracts were outsourced and managed, a greater emphasis on health and wellbeing, the impact of the coworking revolution, coping with the challenges caused by Brexit ...

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P4 achieves certification to the BSI Kitemark for Emergency Escape Lighting

Emergency lighting specialist, P4 Limited, celebrated achieving certification to its first BSI Kitemark BS EN 62034:2012 automatic test systems for battery powered emergency escape lighting. P4 was awarded with a certificate by BSI at LuxLive – Europe’s largest annual lighting ...

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