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Investing in building fabric significantly saves on energy bills

The Carbon Trust has launched an updated series of energy guides, designed to help businesses and the public sector to take control of their energy spend and carbon emissions. The regular release of new guides will be taking place over the next few months and will provide overviews of key technologies and best practice within different sectors.

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Free guide to restoring damaged property launched

A free guide to restoring damaged property has been launched by damage management experts, ServiceMaster Clean.

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Growing for Gold

Embankments along the District Line have undergone a floral makeover to mark the start of London's largest ever sporting event. London Underground and Initial Facilities have created a total of 13 Olympic-inspired displays at six locations along the tube line using almost 40,000 specially grown plants in celebration of the Games.

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Probable cause in killer Legionnaires’ disease outbreak identified

Public and environmental health experts continue to investigate the killer Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Stoke-on-Trent after identifying a probable source.

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New appointment at ISS

ISS Facility Services - Integrated Solutions has appointed Steve Sheckley as its new operations director for engineering.

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Johnson Controls Global WorkPlace Solutions appoints chief operating officer

Johnson Controls Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) has appointed Ramon Genemaras to the newly created position of chief operating officer (COO).

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Interserve wins race to bag Silverstone build contract

Work for the exciting new Silverstone UTC (University Technical College) is a step closer following the selection of Interserve, the international support services and construction group, as preferred bidder on the brand new

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MOD reports progress on combating climate change

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is making significant progress on hitting Government targets to green its operations and procurement - helping combat climate change, according to a new report published today.

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SPIE acquires Garside & Laycock to grow its UK FM offering

SPIE, a European leader in electrical and mechanical engineering and HVAC services, energy and communication systems, has today announced the acquisition of Garside & Laycock to further grow its UK business SPIE UK, develop its UK facilities management offering and expand its presence in the North of England.

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Shaping the future

Costain has won a potentially significant role in shaping the future of urban development through a five-year research project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Its input to the Liveable Cities study will help academics from four universities - Birmingham, Lancaster, Southampton and University College London - focus their research on this area.

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