Hat-trick at Hortonwood West

Leading local contractor, Morris Property, has completed the build of a new 20,000ft² factory at Hortonwood West industrial estate in Telford. Bakerbellfield Ltd, which supplies commercial interiors for airports, rail, office and education sectors commissioned Morris Property to build the unit due to an increase in demand for its services. The company has invested around £1.6m in the new premises,…

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Electrolux publishes complete buyer’s guide to commercial dishwashing equipment

Electrolux Professional has published a detailed purchasing guide to steer buyers through the process of selecting and using the most appropriate commercial dishwashing equipment for their kitchen space. The Commercial Dishwashing Equipment Buyer’s Guide is available on the leading manufacturer’s website, and has been written to help consultants, specifiers, designers, and owner-occupiers make well-informed decisions on the equipment they choose…

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IFSEC International 2018 announces the Converged Security Centre powered by Vidsys

IFSEC International 2018 will play host to a dedicated learning and demonstration area, where visitors will benefit from a real-time immersive experience of integrated physical and cyber security. Networked systems and applied technologies are presenting security management professionals with rising levels of information outputs and data, which are rapidly becoming core aspects of their business strategies. The business intelligence available…

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Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland celebrate one year anniversary of charity partnership with Barnardo’s

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, has raised more than £200,000 over the year for children’s charity Barnardo’s. Barnardo’s has been the company’s chosen charity partner for the last year, as part of Saint-Gobain’s together charity programme. This programme brings together employees, customers and suppliers across Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland’s 36 businesses to fundraise for the…

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Colour zones ‘key to boosting performance at work’, say experts

Using specific colours in discrete ‘zones’ around the workplace can increase productivity, according to experts. A number of top colour psychologists and design consultants interviewed by office fit-out specialist Dale Office Interiors said choosing the right shades should be a key part of any business’s design strategy to get the best out of staff. “Colour in the work environment is…

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Cloudfm appoints Group Operations Director

Cloudfm, the UK’s fastest-growing facilities management company, has announced the appointment of John Cotton as Group Operations Director. John joined the tech-led FM provider from lighting contractor Weblight in 2016, and has since played a leading role in developing processes which support Cloudfm’s ongoing growth. Having worked with some of the UK’s largest and most successful brands, John will add…

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How achievable is the target of zero avoidable waste to landfill by 2050? Achievable or a complete pipe dream?

The earth’s resources are becoming scarce and extremely costly to access. It’s time for legislation to be put in place to stop the linear products from going to landfill and to create a circular economy, which means that all products can be made into raw commodity at the end of their useful life and then be used to manufacture new…

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Dorset school halves gas consumption with Remeha boilers

Gas consumption at Ferndown First School in Dorset has fallen sharply since high efficiency Remeha Gas 220 Ace replacement boilers were installed last summer. Initial indications from Dorset County Council are of gas savings in the region of 50%. When the original boilers serving Ferndown First School came to the end of their working life, building consulting engineers Mabey Francis…

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Build up energy savings by optimising your facility

Throughout 2017 it was difficult to ignore the rising energy costs experienced across the UK, especially due to increasing emphasis on transitioning to a sustainable, green energy future. The effects of this are felt most by commercial high-energy users, particularly those operating a wide range of electrical equipment for extended periods. These businesses in particular require significant energy consumption and…

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Exclusive Ranges to become sole UK distributor for Capic

Exclusive Ranges has announced it is to become the sole distributor for Capic equipment in the UK from the beginning of February 2018. The move will give Exclusive Ranges the ability to offer a full range of French manufactured, modular and bespoke equipment from Capic’s wide portfolio. Trevor Burke, Managing Director, Exclusive Ranges, said, “This exciting addition of Capic to…

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