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CIBSE offers guidance on the changing sustainability agenda

Green building

CISBE has updated its 2007 guide on sustainability, which outlines the principles for sustainability for engineers, wherever they practice and wherever projects and designs are undertaken. The updated Guide L: Sustainability  explores the actions that building services engineers should take to ...

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Fusion 21 names suppliers appointed to its £80m Lifts Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the suppliers successfully appointed to its national Lifts Framework – worth up to £80 Million over a four-year period. A total of 32 highly skilled firms – including 84 per cent SMEs ...

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BESA elects Neil Brackenridge as its new president

Neil Brackenridge has been confirmed as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2020/21. He was confirmed in his role at yesterday’s (2 July) annual general meeting and takes over from John Norfolk of Imtech Engineering Services. Brackenridge ...

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Jaguar takes Belgrave House deal

Jaguar Building Services has secured a hard services contract at Belgrave House, SW1, following a competitive tender process. The prestigious building located on Buckingham Palace Road provides 270,000 square feet of office space over six floors and has a unique ...

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Blazing the trail

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers is taking on the mantle of applied learning, with its wholehearted support of the new Trailblazer apprenticeships. Angela Ringguth, Professional Development Consultant to CIBSE explains why In this strange new world, where building ...

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Jaguar wins at Television Centre in White City

Jaguar Building Services has been awarded the hard services contract at the Television Centre in White City. Commencing this month, Jaguar will be responsible for the electrical, mechanical and fabric services for the portfolio, including the estates signature Courtyard Grade ...

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BESA and ECA update Covid-19 guides

The leading engineering services bodies have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of Covid-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector ...

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Platinum launches remote building monitoring solution

Technology led hard FM service provider, Platinum Facilities, has launched Quantec Analytics which enables remote monitoring of building systems and equipment to enhance overall building performance. The solution automatically analyses building energy and equipment performance data to identify issues and ...

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Incoming CIBSE President says “business as usual” should not be the aim

Incoming CIBSE President Stuart MacPherson made an appeal for net carbon standards and an ambitious programme to refurbish existing buildings in his inaugural address this week, calling for targeted investment in low carbon solutions to drive recovery from the devastation ...

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McGill reports continued growth having secured £4m in new contract wins

Dundee-based building services contractor, McGill, reports continued growth having recently won a £400,000 social housing contract and being appointed to a £3.6million framework to deliver upgrades to fire alarms. The £400,000 contract with Loreburn Housing Association and the £3.6million framework ...

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