How to outperform the specialists and save with smarter and better cleaning methods

In-house teams and general cleaning contractors can out-do the specialists by embracing new and more cost-effective techniques for a range of tasks, according to Denis Rawlins Ltd. The Sutton Coldfield cleaning consultant and equipment supplier specialises in identifying systems and techniques that pass its ‘return on innovation’ test. These must achieve both superior cleaning results and a faster return on…

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Panasonic RAC Gets Smarter with WIFI Kit and Heat & Cool App

Control air conditioning remotely via a smartphone Energy saving statistics and functions Easy to install and connect The new Heat & Cool App from Panasonic offers complete control of your property’s air-conditioning from anywhere in the world and at any time. Supported with the Panasonic RAC WIFI kit (CZ-TACG1) for internet control, the app allows you to operate air-conditioning across…

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Union Industries delivers practical solution for York Mailing

Photo shows: Alan Hirst, Sales Director at Union Industries, and Mike Stephenson, No1 Printer at York Mailing. Leeds-based Union Industries, the leading manufacturer of industrial high speed doors, has installed two Bulldoors at York Mailing to help maintain temperatures in its printing hall. North Yorkshire-based York Mailing provides time-sensitive promotional materials, such as flyers, brochures and catalogues, to a large…

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Keeping the Great British Spring Clean Sustainable

RPC bpi recycled products has partnered with the Great British Spring Clean as its sole supplier of 100% recycled plastic refuse sacks for this year’s campaign. The environmental charity is hoping to inspire and mobilise over 500,000 volunteers across the UK to go out and help clean up their local areas. 250,000 blue branded refuse sacks have been exclusively manufactured…

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Gilberts for aesthetic refurbishment? Capital!

Part of a 1970s office building is being taken into the 21st century with a sustainable alteration to its ventilation strategy. Facilities management expert Apleona HSG, on behalf of Royal Sun Alliance (RSA), is executing a phased refurbishment of three floors of the 11 storey block.  An integral element of the upgrade is updating the core systems to optimise energy…

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Zip launches product to help architects and specifiers ditch plastic bottle drinking water systems

The latest product from Zip Water UK may mean architects and specifiers never again have to specify a commercial drinking water system that uses plastic water bottles. The company behind the infamous HydroTap has developed Zip HydroChill, a high-capacity filtered, chilled drinking water range which completely removes the need for unsustainable plastic bottles. Designed for offices and hospitality areas, the…

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Advanced Protection for Chichester College

More than 15,000 students and staff at Chichester College, one of the largest education institutions in the South of England, are now being protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced. Opened in 1964, the West Sussex college’s main campus houses over 5,000 full-time students studying A-Levels, BTEC Diplomas, NVQs and many other vocational qualifications. The campus has been substantially upgraded…

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