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Remote control

James Palmer of global associates explains how a remote monitoring system can help facilities managers create more energy efficient buildings and a healthier, more productive work environment Instant access defines the modern era. Whether it’s via 24-hour news channels, social ...

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Protecting the past

The unique challenges of historic buildings make the new generation of building management systems ideally suited for retrofit projects, says Gavin Holvey of Priva UK Building management systems (BMS) are helping to maintain historic buildings with the same control-based technologies ...

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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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Building management systems for the future

Lee Jasper, Head of Products and Solutions at Johnson Controls, offers advice on how building managers can use system integration to guarantee the future of their buildings  Technological advances over the last few years have armed facility managers with an ...

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FSI reaches 25-year milestone in FM

CAFM Software business, FSI with headquarters in the UK and offices in Australia and Dubai has reached a milestone in the company’s history – its 25th birthday. FSI, owner/developers of the Concept Evolution CAFM (Computer Aided Facilities Management) and FSI ...

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Cyber Warfare

With cybersecurity threats and attacks becoming an increasingly common occurrence Paul Bates, technical manager, Integrations Solution Centre at Schneider Electric asks whether you are leaving your building management system open to attack? Cybersecurity breaches are becoming an increasingly common occurrence and ...

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Honeywell launches new way to protect workers splashed by hazardous chemicals

New wireless switch detects when safety shower is in operation and triggers an alarm Honeywell has devised an innovative way of protecting lone workers splashed by hazardous chemicals – using a Limitless wireless switch that provides an automatic alert when ...

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EMCOR UK connects with Three in IFM contract

Mobile network provider Three has awarded a five-year integrated facilities management contract to EMCOR UK. EMCOR UK will be responsible for providing a full range of integrated facilities management services at Three’s UK corporate offices in Maidenhead, Glasgow and Reading ...

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KBR collars Met Police facilities integrator contract

  KBR, a global engineering, construction and services company, has been awarded a contract by the London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime to provide facilities management integrator services to the Metropolitan Police Service. The contract, awarded after a competitive process, ...

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The call for convergence

Just about the hottest topic in the IT world at the moment is 'convergence' - how you get one bit of your building's infrastructure to smartly run many systems, maximising efficiency and delivering green advantages along the way. However, some of its most critical components fall within the FM domain. Lee Funnell of IT infrastructure expert, Siemon, discusses how FM and IT can work together to capitalise on this innovative approach.

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