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Smart buildings

The built environment is in a constant state of flux. Architectural styles change and new technologies bring in new structural possibilities. From simple cave dwelling to multi-storey skyscraper; wattle and daub hut to energy efficient Passivhaus; our man-made environment has ...

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Almost half of UK business services workers waste 10 minutes per hour in their working day due to ineffective technology

Manual and admin workers in business services are losing ten minutes per hour in their working day due to lack of effective technology in the workplace, according to the 2018 Connected Worker survey by Deloitte. The research revealed that almost half (49 ...

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Damp for the discerning with new Safeguard CPDs 

Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – has revised its CPD seminar programme on the two major, and commonly confused, causes of damp to simultaneously provide either broad or in-depth briefings on this troublesome ...

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New digital communication system to provide advanced remote monitoring to elevator maintenance industry

The market leaders in innovative elevator engineering solutions, Avire, has announced the launch of its Digital Communications Platform (DCP) following its recent acquisition of elevator specialist Microkey. The new technology based solution provides a 2-way data link from the lift ...

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The energy evolution

Facilities managers need to harness new technologies and innovate to improve efficiencies in energy management. We hear from an energy supplier, a consultant and a storage provider on the choices available DEAN EWART  MANAGING DIRECTOR, AVANTIGAS Modern businesses work very ...

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Leesman data reveals 1 in 4 employees do not have the tech they need

A new data released by workplace experts Leesman, which analyses how organisations can better support employees by offering the technology tools and infrastructure that enable people to work in a flexible way, has found that despite the evolving technological landscape and ...

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Okappy – The New Network For Facilities Management

The World of Work is Changing Decentralisation, flexi-hours and the gig economy are now the norm. More and more the workplaces of today are increasingly likely to be working in autonomous groups or virtual teams, rather than working a nine ...

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Fluid workspace

When Morrison Utility Services took over smart metering operations for Thames Water, one of the team’s first moves was to create a workspace that supported its open, collaborative, customer-focused ethos Some of the most important organisations in the UK are ...

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Measuring the world’s workplaces – how the best beat the rest

Great employee workplace experience is fast being acknowledged as the foundation to heightened employee engagement. An elite group of employers have recognised this and are using workplace as a tactical tool in competitive advantage. This March, Leesman hosted an event ...

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Honeywell introduces indoor navigation to connected building occupant app

As demonstrated in the Minneapolis Skyway System, new Honeywell Vector Occupant App lets users easily navigate a building and rate spaces to promote improved comfort using Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a global leader in Connected Buildings, ...

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