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Month in FM

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

King’s College London saves 34 tonnes of CO2 with sensor lights

• Lighting left on in empty corridors was identified as a key source of energy waste. • Steinel sensor-lights reduced energy consumption and cut maintenance burden. • Annual savings: 63,493 kWh; £6,349 in energy bills; 34.6 tonnes of CO2. Leading ...

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Connexion2 first to be approved against updated lone worker standard

Connexion2 is the first company to be audited and approved against the updated BS8484:2011 approval. The British Standard for lone worker security provision has been updated and now includes increased data protection for incident or Red Alert data and customer ...

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STARK INDI for direct and indirect light

Tridonic has launched TALEXXengine STARK INDI, an LED system that produces uniform light for both direct and indirect illumination. With its slim low-profile form the LED system gives designers total flexibility and can be used as a replacement for T5 ...

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Eurosafe Solutions scales new heights on Netherlands’ most iconic building

Eurosafe Solutions, based in Sheffield, has recently completed a contract to provide a specialist safe access system to allow a new roof to be installed on the iconic Castalia building in Den Haag, The Netherlands. The building, which is home ...

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Anti-fatigue matting helps keep flying feet grounded

Tuff Spun Plus anti-fatigue matting, from Plastic Extruders Ltd, is highlighting trip hazards and providing comfort underfoot at Anglo Normandy Aeroengineering in Guernsey. Anglo Normandy Aeroengineering is an aircraft maintenance and repair facility which provides services to private and air ...

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Sotech’s cladding provides a shot in the arm for medical centre

A Tyne and Wear community has been given a new lease of life following the opening of the new-build Primary Care Centre at Houghton Le Spring, complete with the Optima IPC System – pioneered by leading UK manufacturer of rainscreen ...

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Venture Lighting provides an energy saving solution at Bedford Hospital

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied its Part Night ballasts and White-Lux Plus lamps for the refurbishment of car park and warehouse areas at Bedford Hospital, part of the Bedford Hospital NHS Trust. The Venture system, recommended by Century Lighting, has ...

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Tessera Mix – the evolution of random lay carpet tiles

In line with current interior trends, Forbo Flooring Systems has refreshed its best selling Tessera Mix random lay, batchless carpet tile range with eight new contemporary colourways. This attractive and innovative floor covering combines tone and shade with a subtle ...

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Secure your place to address your FM Leadership Challenges at ThinkFM

Facilities management professionals can now secure their delegate places at ThinkFM 2013, the facilities management (FM) conference brought to you by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) in association with Workplace Law. ThinkFM 2013 will focus on ‘The Leadership ...

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DECs – a blessing in disguise?

A Display Energy Certificate is only a piece of paper – it is  the Advisory Report that goes with it that provides the tool for improvement  and future savings, says Graham Munro, Head of Energy Services at consultancy energyTEAM (UK) ...

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