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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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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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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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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New CPD Training for Emergency Lighting and ‘Stay Put’ Lighting from Lux Intelligent

Lux Intelligent manufacturer Advanced has launched a new CPD training module focusing on emergency lighting testing compliance. Created against a backdrop of changing emergency lighting standards, including the new category of ‘stay put’ lighting, the new training module is designed to bring end users, facilities managers and engineers fully up to date with current requirements and help them ensure compliance.…

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Contemporary venue sector wins for Cleanology

London-based cleaning services provider, Cleanology, is celebrating three striking business wins across the capital’s contemporary venue sector. The new contracts include high-end conference and office spaces, and a modern, design-led, pop-up bar group. Chief Executive Dominic Ponniah described the new contracts as thrilling, adding that the growing – and extremely versatile – venue sector reflected the entrepreneurial nature of the…

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Case Study: Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club

Forming part of the £11 million development of the Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club, six new indoor tennis courts required a low energy heating system, which could provide zonal heating and reduced energy consumption without sacrificing comfort for the players.  Used at hundreds of sporting facilities across the UK, Nor-Ray-Vac continuous radiant tube heating from AmbiRad, part of Nortek Global HVAC…

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New London recycling site can support Mayor’s emissions fight

Following London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s announcement to impose additional charges on the most polluting vehicles (from 2019), ReFood, London’s newest energy-from-waste provider, has highlighted a solution. ReFood, the UK’s leading food waste recycler, opened a 160,000tonne capacity Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant in Dagenham this summer, which has started producing clean bioenergy for use in vehicles, businesses or homes. AD is…

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fdcreative Design an Out of this World Lighting Scheme for RocketSpace

fdcreative were commissioned to design a lighting scheme for San Francisco-based RocketSpace’s,  new tech campus specifically designed to help tech start-ups scale. Working together with LOM architects, fdcreative were tasked with designing a lighting scheme that worked with the campus workspaces, which included the challenge of a large event space which was formerly an underground bank vault. The Brief to…

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Career Hotspots in Buildings & Infrastructure

By Sam Pearman, Lead Recruitment Consultant Buildings at ALLEN & YORK Foreign investment, a domestic housing crisis and urban regeneration projects have all given the buildings sector a renewed focus and created a growing demand for talent across the industry. At ALLEN & YORK our building recruitment team are currently focused on three main areas of growth within the sector;…

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