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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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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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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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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Axis Group Wins Significant Partnership Deal with Old Spitalfields Market 

Axis Group, one of the UK’s fastest growing security, cleaning, front-of-house and support services organisations, has strengthened its relationship with Old Spitalfields Market with the addition of a new, five-year contract to deliver cleaning and pest control services. The Group has already been providing security on site since 2014. As part of the integrated solution, Axis has developed the role…

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Advanced Appoints New Head of Sales

Global fire systems leader Advanced has appointed Etienne Ricoux as its new Head of Sales. Previously Advanced’s Regional Sales Manager for Europe, Etienne will now oversee sales across all of Advanced’s territories outside North America. Commenting on the appointment, Advanced’s Managing Director Ray Hope said: “I’m delighted to announce Etienne’s appointment. We interviewed some very strong candidates both internally and…

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Are You Ready For The Changes To The Gas Appliances Directive?

The Gas Appliances Directive (GAD) is changing.  From 21st April 2018 all products in the market will have to comply with the new Gas Appliance Regulation (GAR).  Nick Winton, Divisional Manager for Nortek Global HVAC UK Ltd explains more about the changes and the absence of any transition period.  The EU GAD is changing and will be replaced by the…

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