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Kitchen nightmares – 5 cleaning issues FMs should be aware of

The procurement of cleaning services plays an integral role in facilities management at any organisation, but when it comes to kitchens and foodservice operations, staying on top of hygiene is critical. Aside from daily cleaning to maintain basic food safety, it is enormously important to arrange regular deep cleans from highly trained, accredited professionals. They can reach the parts that…

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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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Heater hire in the UK – everything you need to know

There are many reasons why you may need to hire a temporary heating arrangement. In almost any working environment, the absence of a functional heating system is at best extremely inconvenient and at worst, crippling. Heater hire is often the best solution if the application is either short-term or temporary. This could be due to the failure of a building’s…

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Access Safeguard’s damp- and waterproofing technology in one handy volume

www.safguardeurope.com Safeguard has updated its essential product guide with a new, fourth edition that provides crucial information on specifying its market-leading ranges of damp- and waterproofing technologies. A result of Safeguard’s 30 years of product innovation and expertise in the sector, the 54-page guide covers the Dryzone, Stormdry, Vandex, Oldroyd and Brickfix brands, to name a few. Product areas include:…

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Another building on ye olde Knightriders Street, gets the Selectaglaze treatment

The City & Guilds Group helps people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. Granted a Royal Charter in 1900 by Queen Victoria, The Princess Royal is the Groups’ current President. The businesses provide a broad and imaginative range of products and services; corporate learning, on-the-job development and skills recognition worldwide. Whitbread’s Premier Inn acquired a section of the…

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ICEE partners with Rapid creating ‘one-stop-shop’ for faster installs of electric vehicle (EV) charging systems

A complete ‘one-stop-shop’ or fully integrated service for the implementation of high quality electric vehicle (EV) charging systems has been formed between installation contractor ICEE Managed Services and a leading distributor of Schneider Electric premium brand EV charging and related equipment, Rapid . Spanning the entire planning, procurement and delivery process, the service includes advice on equipment selection and subsequent supply, installation, commissioning and lifetime maintenance…

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England’s Largest District Ground Source System Breaks New Ground

The UK’s pioneer of domestic district ground source heat pump systems, Kensa Contracting, has secured the contract to deliver England’s largest shared ground loop heat pump system with ENGIE. 400 flats over eight tower blocks in the London borough of Enfield will be retrofitted with Shoebox heat pumps manufactured by Kensa Contracting’s sister company Kensa Heat Pumps, and connected to…

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Siltbuster Deployed on UK’s Highways Construction

Siltbuster, the UK’s leading water treatment specialist, is again helping to prevent water pollution on highway construction projects across the country.  Currently used on five dual carriageway sites in Aberdeen, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Manchester and South Wales, the company’s technology is aiding contractors by decontaminating surface water run-off, meaning it can be safely discharged into local watercourses. In the case of…

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