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Veolia upcycles refuse collection vehicles to help create a greener London

Global resource management company, Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, is trialling two electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCV) on the streets of London. The two 26 tonne collection vehicles previously ran on diesel and were reaching the end of ...

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Internal report

Earlier this year, Environmental Psychologist Dr Nigel Oseland collaborated with Sharp to research the extent to which environmental factors, such as lighting, air quality and temperature, affect employee performance Facilities managers take many factors into account when recommending an office ...

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New air quality and ventilation guidelines mean changes for schools

New air quality guidelines for schools mean that designers working for headteachers, school estates and facilities managers will have to look much more closely at ventilation strategies for new buildings and refurbishment projects, it has been warned. The Government recently ...

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ENGIE signs up to Clean Van Commitment

Sixteen of the UK’s largest fleet operators, including ENGIE are responding to the issue of poor air quality caused by vans in cities across the country by signing the Clean Van Commitment and together investing an initial £40 million over ...

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Creating a ‘clean air zone’

As more evidence is found that the air quality at work can directly affect health and productivity, Business Specialist at Office Depot, Nigel Crunden suggests ways in which FMs can improve workers’ breathing space The UK is currently undergoing an ...

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Breathe easy

Good air quality in the workplace is essential for the health and wellbeing of staff as well as the efficient running of the business. Steven Booth, associate director at Guardian Water Treatment, explains how it can be achieved Last year ...

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Airflow adds VAV control to its commercial MVHR range

Leading ventilation manufacturer Airflow Developments has added Variable Air Volume (VAV) dampers to its Duplexvent range of commercial Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) units. The VAV systems constantly monitor the air volume supplied and share this information with the ...

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Report links office design to employee wellbeing and productivity

A major new report from the World Green Building Council has revealed there is “overwhelming evidence” which demonstrates the design of an office significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of its staff. The Health, wellbeing and productivity in offices: The ...

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UK braced for highest level of air pollution

Very high levels of air pollution are expected in the South of the UK today, and over the next few days, as our current, already polluted air mixes with sand in the atmosphere, blown in on storms from the Sahara ...

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Indoor air quality blows under the spotlight

While poor air quality in the workplace is known to be closely linked to conditions such as asthma, only 15% of companies questioned in a new survey [1] said they monitored and measured indoor air quality. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is ...

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