Complete Energy Solutions for Facility Managers

Dr. Alex Mardapittas, CEO of leading energy storage and voltage optimisation brand Powerstar, discusses the importance of multifaceted technologies as a way to maximise and future proof energy efficiency investments.  Investments into energy efficiency solutions continue to become increasingly important to businesses as energy costs continue to rise and more legislation, regulations and government incentives are established to tackle CO2…

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Lucion’s schools campaign highlights asbestos dangers

  Move comes as experts publish White Paper RISK management and occupational safety company Lucion Services has launched a new campaign to highlight the hazards of asbestos containing materials in schools. The Asbestos in Schools initiative comes as Lucion publishes its new White Paper, setting out the case for reassurance air monitoring using high powered Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). A…

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Innovative Hand Care System Maximises and Optimises Soap/Foam Availability

The new IntelliCare hand care system from Diversey provides facilities with enhanced control over every critical hand care moment for improved infection prevention and hand hygiene compliance. Its innovative design provides detailed information about utilisation, flexibility to deploy a wider range of products and dual-dosing configurability for different applications. The wall-mounted IntelliCare dispenser is the industry’s first automatic hybrid design…

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New real-time energy optimisation technology delivers savings beyond controllable load

A Sheffield-based energy solutions company has launched its real-time energy optimisation technology VISTA offers ‘new ways of seeing’ for energy professionals. In fact, it takes energy savings and carbon reduction to a new level by adding an additional layer of intelligence to a building management system (BMS).  The result is a step-change improvement in energy visibility, optimised building control –…

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A-Plant invests £2.4m in mobile lighting

A-Plant has boosted its extensive fleet of mobile lighting towers with a £2.4m investment to help keep sites bright and illuminated during winter. A total of 300 of the latest LED mobile tower lighting units have been purchased, providing long running times, fuel efficiency, innovation and reliability. Available through A-Plant’s 185 regional service centres in the UK and Ireland, the…

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Uncompromised care

Healthcare estates and facilities are under greater pressure than ever before, with the need for vital refurbishments often outweighed by a lack of funding. Keith Austin, CEO of EMS Healthcare, discusses how mobile and modular medical units are providing the facility to deliver uncompromised care. Aging estates A growing majority of hospital estates across the UK’s health service is rapidly…

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Washroom’s latest off-site project takes shape

Leading washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, has recently completed the construction of a full sized mock-up washroom for a prestigious central London office refurbishment. Created off-site at the company’s factory in Essex, the mock-up was built to full scale using the exact materials as specified for the New Bracken House project. The team worked closely with McLaren Construction to…

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How to avoid new non-energy charges

Non-energy costs are rising fast and are set to increase with the changes to excess capacity charges that could sting the unsuspecting energy buyer. Richard Smith, Director of Business Strategy for Inprova Energy, explains. Third party, non-energy costs can now account for up to 60% of a total electricity bill. They apply to distribution and network charges for delivering electricity,…

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Johnson & Johnson introduces social enterprise’s soap to UK washrooms

Johnson & Johnson is working with Sodexo to introduce soap from CLARITY to its UK staff washrooms, supporting employment of blind and disadvantaged staff at the social enterprise.   Johnson & Johnson has introduced CLARITY hand wash to all staff washrooms across their Pinewood office in Wokingham. The move marks the beginning of a partnership with the social enterprise and…

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