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Month in FM

New product and service launches and company news from the FM industry.

Free cooling enters the Splits market with Hitachi’s Econofresh

As energy costs continue to rise, with minimal savings being passed onto consumers, any opportunity to harness ‘free cooling’ is worth exploring. While ‘free cooling’ with Chillers, rooftop and air handling units (AHU) is old news, Hitachi is in the ...

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The evolution of a recycling bin

The Meridian recycling bin from Leafield Environmental was designed in partnership with the University of Greenwich in 2012. Their brief was to make recycling easier by separating mixed recyclables and non-recyclable waste at source and using the design of the ...

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Makita 100 today – that’s 100 products today powered with just one battery!

Makita UK is celebrating 100 years of global business and marking this benchmark occasion with a portfolio of 100 different cordless power tools that all use the same 18 volt Lithium-Ion battery. This means that if a Makita power tool ...

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Asure Software moves European headquarters office to London

New office driven by aggressive EMEA growth, proximity to key customers and partners, and market needs for workplace technology solutions Asure Software, a leading provider of workplace and workforce management software solutions, has announced that it has moved its European headquarters ...

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Advanced panels protect the eighth wonder of the world

Hagia Sofia, built in Constantinople almost 1,500 years ago and a landmark of global importance has been protected with an Advanced fire system. Built on the orders of Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian in 537, it was the world’s largest cathedral ...

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Orbis responds to latest figures on town centre vacancies

The vacancy rate in UK town centres has fallen by 0.5 per cent to 11.8 per cent, according to statistics released recently by the Local Data Company (LDC). The figures for the second half of 2014 compare favourably with the ...

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The interchangeable probe handle from ETI

ETI have introduced a new thermocouple temperature probe that allows the user to replace the stainless measuring tip, rather than replacing the whole probe, saving both time and money. Each handle incorporates a miniature thermocouple socket, allowing a variety of ...

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Flu fighters – hand washing offers the best defence

According to a report by Public Health England, 142 people were hospitalised in the first week of this year suffering from influenza. Revisiting the basics of hand hygiene is the best line of defence to stop influenza germs spreading. Public ...

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The Jamie Oliver Group choose to support breast cancer research with the Datacard SD260 ID card printer

Jamie Oliver is a household name, an internationally acclaimed chef amongst many other things, Jamie Oliver has his finger in a lot of pies. The Jamie Oliver Group look after ‘all things Jamie’ including food and recipe development, creating amazing ...

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Protecting London Underground assets long-term: Gutterline

Thousands of metres of gutters across London Underground’s property portfolio are quite literally being given a new lease of life, in a long-term asset management programme involving the installation of Plygene Gutterline gutterlining. Undertaken by Lanes Rail, part of the ...

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