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Sustainability is a high priority in healthcare design

Navjot Dhillon, Marketing Manager, Gerflor, explains The onus on healthcare design professionals to create buildings that are a great deal more than places to heal is part of a significant movement towards making healthcare establishments increasingly sustainable and far better ...

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The future of data in water management

Kevin Belben, Technical Applications Manager at water management specialists Cistermiser and Keraflo, discusses the potential for data management in the latest water temperature monitoring systems and how harnessing The Internet of Things is helping improve end user safety and estate ...

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Room serviced

Quality heating and cooling within the hospitality sector is central to guest wellbeing advises Tom Hall, Corporate Business Development Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Guest comfort is an absolute priority for any hotel, but running costs, maintenance regimes and staying abreast ...

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Ground zero

In the first of a new series of articles, Sunil Shah discusses the challenges involved in delivering the government’s net zero emissions target, and what FMs can do to improve their buildings’ performance The government’s net zero emissions law provides ...

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Carbon countdown

Pressure is mounting on businesses to make the transition to zero carbon, but Graham Oxley, MD of Energy with Services at ENGIE, says the road to carbon neutrality is far from straightforward Many organisations are fragmented, with different departments responsible ...

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Working strategy

Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK, explains to Sara Bean why a slow and steady strategy of organic growth has reaped healthy results for the facilities services company The FM services market has seen a number of key players have ...

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On your bike

Andrew Brown argues that a key way for FMs to embrace sustainability is to encourage people to ride their bike to work One of the common themes in FM right now is responsibility. There is widespread acknowledgement – of a ...

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A question of waste

The second joint survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management on how FMs approach waste management and recycling reveals a shift in priorities from compliance to positive sustainability outcomes When FMJ and Grundon Waste Management first agreed to carry out ...

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On the road to extinction?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Over the Easter period it would have been impossible not to notice the widespread demonstrations and public disruption caused by the Extinction Rebellion movement in London. The whole purpose of the movement ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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