Iconic Historic Building with a Modern Interior

Spaceway, the design and build construction specialists, has recently completed a major renovation project for retirement and financial planning specialists, The James Hay Partnership. Director for Spaceway, Dominic O’Brien explains how the iconic Dunn’s House building in the heart of Salisbury was refurbished to form a true juxtaposition of design between the historic external façade and its new modern interior…

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Compressed Air Pressure and Leak Testing Guide

BCAS has made its “Pressure and Leak Testing of Compressed Air Systems Best Practice Guideline” free to download from its website www.bcas.org.uk. Says Tim Preece, BCAS Technical Officer, “One of the major ways that you can reduce the energy consumption and therefore cost of a compressed air system is by identifying leaks and taking action to reduce them.  A 3mm…

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TASKI’s Silent Vacuum Revolution Targets New Heights of Efficiency

Diversey is launching the new TASKI AERO tub vacuum cleaner range into the professional cleaning market. Combining patented ultra-silent, whisper technology with an advanced selection of features, the AERO aims to deliver the highest standard of cleaning quality and operational efficiency. The new range consists of four streamlined and agile models which satisfy the rigorous requirements of frequent professional cleaning…

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Insite Energy calls for greater protection for heat network customers

Insite Energy, the heat metering and billing specialist, is calling for tougher regulations to protect consumers whose homes are attached to heat networks. The company warns that rising numbers of complaints are proving that self-regulation is inadequate and the time has come for change. Peter Westwood, Managing Director of Insite Energy, said: “District heating is in danger of getting itself…

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Casambi teams up with DANLERS to deliver wireless control of energy-saving daylight sensors

Casambi, the world’s leading provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies, announces a partnership with DANLERS enabling wireless Bluetooth control of the new range of energy saving occupancy sensors with daylight control manufactured by DANLERS in the UK. Through the combination of Casambi intelligent software and DANLERS high quality controls, there is the potential for energy saving of up to…

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Make Your Office Work For You

 New trends in workplace design can help to attract talent and improve productivity.  Yet facilities managers need to ask the right questions before following the latest fashions, explains Lee Day, Director of Workplace Concepts at Area “We shape our dwellings, and thereafter they shape us,” Winston Churchill once said.  There’s no better proof of that than the offices we work…

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Julius Rutherfoord & Co win eminent European award for focus on training

London specialist in cleaning and soft FM services provision, Julius Rutherfoord & Co has won the ‘Commitment to and investment in training’ award at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017. The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the professional cleaning sector Europe-wide, took place at a gala dinner in Rome. The judging criteria looked for evidence of a…

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How human-centric lighting can help shift workers

Greenlite Group’s MD Bob Hall explains how we can support night staff and boost productivity by providing the right lighting solution As you turn out the light and huddle down in bed tonight, spare a thought for the three million plus night workers, beavering away across Britain. Whilst we slip gently into sleep, they are wide-awake. From A&E medics saving…

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Energy-saving pre-filter technology at HVACR 2018

Multi-specialist engineering contractor, ECEX, is planning a powerful presence at the HVACR Show at London’s ExCeL Centre from 23 to 25 January 2018. The highlight of the company’s impressive stand will be ECEX Air Intake Screens. These long-lasting external protection filters can be retrofitted to air handling units, chillers, dry air coolers, condensers, cooling towers, air intakes and other HVAC systems.…

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