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CIBSE publishes Guide to Building Performance 2019

CIBSE has published its Guide to Building Performance 2019, which reflects the increasing demand from building users for safe, healthy and efficient buildings which meet the needs of those who occupy them. According to CIBSE, this demand to demonstrate better ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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Overcoming business challenges

Is your organisation facing rising property and facilities management costs or falling productivity? How about a need for improved building security, greater infrastructure asset resilience, or a demand for meaningful workplace wellbeing offerings that will drive talent attraction and retention? ...

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2017 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building has been announced. Six buildings will now compete for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The prestigious award ...

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Workplace technologies

The challenges posed by emerging technologies was the area of discussion at Quora Consulting’s June Smartworking Summit where a group of eminent speakers gave delegates some cause for optimism regarding a brave new digitised workplace. Sara Bean reports The latest ...

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Next generation talent recognised at BCO Awards

The UK’s best young stars in the commercial property sector have been named at the inaugural British Council for Offices (BCO) NextGen Awards ceremony. The BCO’s inaugural NextGen Awards come as part of its NextGen program which sets out to ...

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New asbestos safety labelling concept ensures reduced risk of ACM damage or disturbance

A specialist asbestos surveying and analysis company has introduced a new dynamic labelling concept to ensure the safe management of any asbestos containing materials identified in buildings. Lucion Environmental has combined the traditional asbestos ‘A-sticker’ warning label with quick response ...

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Moneypenny puts the ‘happy’ factor in its new HQ

Moneypenny, the outsourced and digital switchboard specialist, has officially completed the move to its new, £15 million headquarters. Designed by Manchester-based architects AEW, with a brief to create “the happiest workplace in the UK”, the building reflects the company’s rapid growth ...

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Smart futures

In 1950 only 30 per cent of humans the world over lived in cities. By 2050 that is set to grow to over 70 per cent. New buildings and new cities will mean bigger and better roles for facilities managers. ...

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Commercial building projects offered free support package to build to latest sustainable standard

Developers interested in building a small commercial project to cutting-edge sustainable design levels can benefit from a substantial support package from Saint-Gobain. The company has developed the Multi-Comfort standard, based on Passive House standards, which has a holistic approach to ...

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