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Bad air days

Julie Godefroy, Technical Manager at CIBSE, advises on ways to improve indoor air quality in the absence of a definitive regulatory framework People spend up to 90 per cent of their time indoors. It will come as no surprise, therefore, ...

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Down the drain

Mark Taylor, Advanced Services Operations Manager at Water Plus outlines how FMs can save money and cut their water usage Hidden leaks and burst water pipes can be significantly costly if left unchecked. A leaking pipe alone can cost businesses ...

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The information age

If you want to make the most of your smart building, you need to make the data it provides work for you, says Karl Broom, FSI Territory Sales Manager No longer a futuristic concept, smart buildings are gradually becoming interwoven ...

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Stand and deliver

Are stand-up desks a fad, or a progressive move towards a healthier workplace? We need to take our cue from Scandinavia, says Sarah Booth Design Manager at Kinnarps You can be pretty sure there’s something to be said for a ...

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Flexible approach

Agile workplaces promote movement and variety – but to be effective, office furnishings need to be truly flexible, says Sukhneet Assee, Associate Ergonomist UK & Ireland at Humanscale The dominance of technology in our daily lives requires office employees to ...

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Where Disney meets CRE

The CoreNet Global Summit in Orange County, California, USA, questioned the role of corporate real estate in leading, creating and fostering experiences that enable business success. Jo Sutherland Magenta Associates MD and IFMA UK chapter Board Director reports “We’ll keep ...

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Central intelligence

Used properly, smart building technology can transform the efficiency of central plant systems, says Barry Jones, Operations Director at 4D Monitoring There has been a sea change of thinking at executive level, as organisations look to move away from traditional ...

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Life on the edge

Harnessing the power of the latest connected technologies has improved the performance of the Atea Stavanger building in Norway and enhanced the comfort of its occupants says Jonathan Weinert of IoT and connected lighting company Signify Technology has taken enormous ...

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Powering up your business

The power cuts in August which affected thousands of homes and businesses throughout the country drew attention to the fact that power outages and less serious but still disruptive blackouts can lead to serious issues, particularly regarding computer systems. What ...

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Combining people and data to create value

Blog from Helen Salmon, Group Sales Operations Director, Atalian Servest If you work in FM, you will have heard about the internet of things (IoT) and the technology’s potential to transform the industry. Capturing, processing and utilising the data from ...

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