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Keeping it simple

Good asset maintenance does not have to depend on expensive, esoteric technology, says Alistair Clements, CEO of REAMS. It’s about getting the basics right Facilities managers are constantly seeking the silver bullet that will make their lives and jobs better. ...

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Let the right one in

Genetec’s Nick Smith argues that integrating access security into one unified system provides simpler and more effective facilities monitoring and management Businesses of all sizes spend considerable amounts of time, energy and capital to safeguard their facilities, to ensure they ...

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Breathe easy

Greg Davies, Director of Market Development at Assurity Consulting, an organisation with over 30 years’ experience in independently monitoring indoor air quality looks at some of the issues surrounding IAQ “Each year in the UK, around 40,000 deaths are attributable ...

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Hide and seek

David Cross, Head of Rentokil Pest Control’s Technical Training Academy, provides a guide to troublesome pests and where to find them Hit film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them captured audiences’ imaginations by exploring magnificent animals that were considered ...

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Keeping on track

Nicole Bello, Vice President of SMB and Channel Sales, EMEA, at Kronos explains why a recent ECJ’s ruling on time-tracking software could be beneficial for facilities management In May, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) passed a ruling that will ...

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Perfectly predictable

Peter Smith, Head of Business Development at IAconnects, looks at how a sensor-based predictive maintenance set-up can help prevent costly equipment failure before it happens Conventional wisdom suggests that maintenance should be carried out in a uniform manner and at ...

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Integrate or Isolate

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities This year’s RICS/IFMA flagship conference for Facilities Management took the brave step of changing its name from the ‘Strategic FM’ conference to a more inclusively titled ‘Integrated Property Services conference’ undoubtedly raising ...

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On your bike

Andrew Brown argues that a key way for FMs to embrace sustainability is to encourage people to ride their bike to work One of the common themes in FM right now is responsibility. There is widespread acknowledgement – of a ...

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Give us the tools

Tom Ward, a security expert at Anabas, introduces the new and emerging technologies set to transform manned security services Technology in security is on the rise, and there are numerous emerging technologies and tools to support the role. New developments ...

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A question of waste

The second joint survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management on how FMs approach waste management and recycling reveals a shift in priorities from compliance to positive sustainability outcomes When FMJ and Grundon Waste Management first agreed to carry out ...

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