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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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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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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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Smart buildings

The built environment is in a constant state of flux. Architectural styles change and new technologies bring in new structural possibilities. From simple cave dwelling to multi-storey skyscraper; wattle and daub hut to energy efficient Passivhaus; our man-made environment has ...

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Together as one

Karl Walker of Beckhoff Automation explains how a building automation control platform can bring building functions together on one integrated system and simplify facilities management The International Energy Agency predicts that global energy consumption will rise by up to 30 ...

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