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BESA offers guidance on essential building maintenance and shutdown procedures during the coronavirus crisis

In response to the coronavirus crisis which has created “unprecedented challenges” for building owners and maintainers, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has released a detailed guidance on how buildings can be managed and maintained effectively during the coming weeks ...

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The key to the future

As awareness and adoption of BIM slowly spreads, Jon Clark, Sales Manager at FSI, reiterates the benefits of what should be a fundamental FM tool We all hear that BIM (building information modelling) holds the keys to the future of ...

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Signum FM scores top marks in education sector deal

Doncaster-based Signum Facilities Management (FM) has secured the business of a Sheffield Academy Trust. The company will continue to work with Lound Academy Trust in Chapeltown, which includes Lound Infant School and Lound Junior School, after it renewed its building ...

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Mitie awarded extension on major FM contract

Mitie has won a fourth year on a major contract delivering engineering, landscaping and security services to NHS Property Services. The new award will see Mitie continue to deliver mechanical and electrical services, building maintenance, security and grounds maintenance to ...

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City FM extends retail footprint with M&S deal

Facilities management & building maintenance firm, City, has embarked on a partnership with retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S). The partnership will see City provide a one stop shop for all of M&S’ building and service maintenance needs supported by a dedicated ...

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We’ve got the POWER

Lee McDougall of AHR Building Consultancy explains how the integration of BIM and FM software has the potential to transform the management and maintenance of buildings Once considered a niche pursuit prized among architects for its use in major new ...

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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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How PartsArena improved first time fix rates for Roalco

A long-established building maintenance company based in Essex, Roalco successfully handles 7,000 repairs a month in the social housing sector; many of which relate to heating systems. Optimising time and efficiency makes a staggering difference to the bottom line – ...

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CAM Specialist Support launches brand new company CAM Abseiling Ltd to deliver dedicated rope access

Cleaning and building maintenance expert CAM Specialist Support has launched CAM Abseiling Ltd, a brand new company focused on delivering a comprehensive range of safe, efficient industrial rope access solutions for building owners and managing agents. CAM Abseiling Ltd sits ...

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SFG20 – the definitive standard for building maintenance

Bruce Kirton, B&ES Publications chief executive, explains how having a standard for building maintenance has never been more important. Maintaining buildings to an appropriate standard is universally accepted as essential, but what does ‘appropriate’ actually mean? With ever-changing regulations, keeping up ...

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