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Future-proofing the NHS

John McDonald, Director of Corporate Development at GRAHAM, examines the pressures facing the NHS, and outlines the crucial role BIM and smart buildings have to play in delivering a future-proof built environment for the healthcare sector As the NHS continues ...

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The future is smart for facilities management

Organisational transformation is big business these days as retail, commercial and other sectors recognise that changing and evolving is key to their sustainability. It’s easy to focus on sectors like retail where there is a more obvious shift to new ...

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Facilities Show and ENGIE release Smart Buildings eBook

The best events out there are the ones that tap into the heartbeat of their industries, the ones that understand not just what’s important now, but what’s on the horizon. Get your free ticket to Facilities Show 2019 here (18-20 ...

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Digital world

Colin Wills, CEO of Elogbooks FM, believes a data-led approach to facilities management can remove long-standing barriers to efficient service delivery The scope of the facilities manager role is growing. The need to keep building occupants safe and happy remains ...

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Smart desk occupancy sensor launched to help businesses monitor workspace use

Pressac Communications, a UK manufacturer of smart sensor technology, has launched a wireless, low-energy, under-desk sensor to detect occupancy and help companies use office space more efficiently. This new solution allows facilities managers to see live desk availability and collect ...

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enModus signs smart buildings agreement with E.ON

E.ON Connecting Energies GmbH has signed an agreement with UK-based smart building solutions provider enModus. The Smart Buildings market is forecast to reach over $20.8 billion globally in 2022, according to an IHS Markit study. Chepstow-based enModus makes buildings smart ...

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Who goes there? 

Lee Herrington, UK Security Product Portfolio Manager for Siemens Building Technologies, looks at the latest developments in access control and their potential for helping to create smart building environments Many organisations are considering their existing processes and systems and looking ...

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ENGIE announces Smart acquisition

ENGIE has acquired Smart Buildings Ltd, a company that specialises in smart buildings solutions. The acquisition will provide a step change in ENGIE’s smart buildings capabilities and will enhance the solutions the company is able to offer to customers. ENGIE ...

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Smart Buildings Show 2018 announces industry-leading conference programme

Smart Buildings Show 2018 which takes place on the 7-8 November at the Barbican, London is the largest UK event dedicated to smart commercial buildings. After last year’s inaugural event, Smart Buildings Show has doubled in size and is set ...

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Managing a Building with Technology

Building managers as the custodians of the building, have a vested interest to ensure their operating costs are kept to a minimum at all times. This view is always supported by the need to operate with overall efficiency. They will ...

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