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Internal report

Earlier this year, Environmental Psychologist Dr Nigel Oseland collaborated with Sharp to research the extent to which environmental factors, such as lighting, air quality and temperature, affect employee performance Facilities managers take many factors into account when recommending an office ...

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Cloudfm in university AI partnership

Cloudfm and the University of Essex have formed a technology-driven partnership to bring state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to some of the world’s most recognisable brands. Following a £195,000 award by the UK government’s innovation ...

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Everyone wins

Gregory Allouis, Strategic Solutions Director at SPIE UK, argues that the benefits of BIM apply to all projects in the built environment, large and small The value of building information modelling (BIM) to those in the built environment has been ...

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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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Johnson Controls strengthens BAS offering in Europe with launch of Facility Explorer 

The easiest choice in building automation just got easier thanks to Johnson Controls’ launch of Facility Explorer in Europe. Unveiled at the Niagara Forum at London’s Park Plaza Westminster in June, Facility Explorer combines all the strength and reliability of ...

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Keeping it simple

Good asset maintenance does not have to depend on expensive, esoteric technology, says Alistair Clements, CEO of REAMS. It’s about getting the basics right Facilities managers are constantly seeking the silver bullet that will make their lives and jobs better. ...

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Let the right one in

Genetec’s Nick Smith argues that integrating access security into one unified system provides simpler and more effective facilities monitoring and management Businesses of all sizes spend considerable amounts of time, energy and capital to safeguard their facilities, to ensure they ...

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Perfectly predictable

Peter Smith, Head of Business Development at IAconnects, looks at how a sensor-based predictive maintenance set-up can help prevent costly equipment failure before it happens Conventional wisdom suggests that maintenance should be carried out in a uniform manner and at ...

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Essity invests in sustainable fibre technology

Essity is investing €37 million in technology that will enable the company to produce high quality hygiene tissue products from wheat straw. This innovative process will offer major sustainability benefits since wheat straw is an agricultural by-product and a renewable ...

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Give us the tools

Tom Ward, a security expert at Anabas, introduces the new and emerging technologies set to transform manned security services Technology in security is on the rise, and there are numerous emerging technologies and tools to support the role. New developments ...

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