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Air tight construction

In this edition of FAST Facts, BM Trada’s head of operations, Tom Gregory, explains the requirements for air tightness testing of premises, as part of the Government’s push to improve the energy efficiency of buildings WHAT IS AIR TIGHTNESS? Air tightness, ...

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Interserve on track with sustainability targets

International construction and support services company, Interserve has today (20 May) published a report ‘SustainAbilities – One Year On‘, outlining the firms progress made and challenges encountered since the launch of its SustainAbilities Plan in March 2013. The plan is ...

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BIFM establishes a new Wales Region

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has confirmed the establishment of a new Wales region, serving BIFM members in Wales, alongside other facilities management (FM) practitioners, through knowledge sharing, best practice, learning and key networking events. Working with the ...

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OCS lands Royal Parks contract

The Royal Parks which include, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James’s Park, The Green Park, Grosvenor Square and Brompton Cemetery has awarded international services provider OCS, with an initial seven year contract to provide landscape maintenance services to the capital’s most iconic ...

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Filter air for more efficient and longer lasting HVAC equipment

Innovative air intake screens improve HVAC system efficiency, cut down on maintenance and reduce the risk of operational downtime, says ECEX, the sole European distributor of air intake screens manufactured by Air Solution Company, presented this innovative technology, which prevents airborne ...

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Forbo’s flying high

An extensive flooring refurbishment at RAF Mildenhall base in Suffolk has been made possible thanks to Forbo Flooring Systems’ expert in-house design service. A wide range of Forbo’s products have been specified as part of an exciting integrated flooring solution, ...

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Mitie announces end of year results

Strategic outsourcing company Mitie which delivers a range of services across the UK and Europe, this morning (19 May) announced its results for the year ended 31 March 2014. The headline results reflect strong revenue and earnings growth, with revenues ...

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Unique Balance UK – sash window technology

We have unparalleled experience dating back over 30 years in sash balance and sash window hardware. We are specialist suppliers of balances and hardware for sash windows requiring refurbishment , we offer supply only or a supply and fit service ...

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Sodexo honours outstanding frontline employees

Sodexo has recognised the achievement of 21 of its most outstanding frontline employees in the fifth annual Service Excellence Awards. Cleaners, fitness instructors, helpdesk operators, gardeners, security officers, engineers, kitchen porters and customer service assistants from across Sodexo’s integrated facilities management ...

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London Calling

Next month sees the relocation of the Facilities Show to its new home in London after 15 years at the NEC, Birmingham. Cathy Hayward reports on what the industry can expect When UBM, the organisers of the Facilities Show, announced ...

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