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New research reveals employees would stay at a company longer if it reported on how it’s lowering its environmental impact

Younger generation “a force for change” research reveals New research from BRITA Professional reveals what Generation Z and Millennials expect from employers when it comes to their workplace: sustainable buildings and sustainable working practices[1] BRITA Professional conducted a survey of ...

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BSRIA launches Wellbeing guide

BSRIA has released its new free to download topic guide on the subject of Wellbeing, aimed at those looking for introductory information about wellbeing including definition, impact and importance. The guide details the different factors such as thermal comfort, noise and indoor ...

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BSRIA urges members to complete the CIBSE TM31: Building Log Book

BSRIA is calling on its members and industry to participate in CIBSE TM31: Building log book public consultation by Friday 8 July 2016. The aim of the building log book is to be the one document that can support an operators’ ...

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240 Blackfriars: A flexible working case study

UBM, organisers of Facilities Show, were the anchor tenant who triggered the development of the new LEED platinum accredited smart building and office space, 240 Blackfriars. Having undergone this transition first-hand, the team at Facilities Show have published an exclusive Flexible Working ...

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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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Sustainability built to last

John McMullan, commercial manager from EPDM roofing specialist, Firestone Building Products, discusses why a ‘built to last’ culture should be at the heart of an FM’s sustainability strategy Whether tasked with improving the sustainability of a legacy building or maximising ...

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Carillion unveils EcoPod Technology Centre plans

Carillion has announced plans to open a new technology centre in the summer to showcase its EcoPod energy system which combines a wide range of technologies such as highly efficient cascade boilers, biomass, ground source, gas absorption heat pump units and ...

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