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Refurbishing and building on new ‘best practice’ guidelines

New ‘best practice’ guidelines have been published addressing bedroom and bathroom accessibility in multi-occupancy buildings- be it new build or refurbishment. Simultaneously, Britain’s leading provider of disabled toileting solutions, Closomat, is announcing new developments that enable hotel, residential and care home operators and communal/supported housing providers to comply, stylishly, with a unique package from specification, through fitting to future service…

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Method launches in to the UK

New Zealand based Method are the makers of visible, flexible and beautiful recycling bins, designed for modern workplaces. Co-founders Steven and India spent three years mastering Method’s award-winning products and recyclable packaging – holding focus groups, preparing prototypes, and even assisting cleaners on night-shifts. All of this hard work paid off, resulting in the colour coded and ultimately behaviour-changing Method…

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How to kickstart a new recycling strategy

With the UK’s environmental pressures continuing to mount, recycling and waste management strategies have never been so important. FMs therefore need to think carefully about the services and expertise they offer to clients if they are to ensure both compliance and a greater sustainability stance. Here, Jonathan Oldfield, managing director of Riverside Waste Machinery, advises how to kick-start a new…

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JPC cleaning contract extended at former BBC Television Centre

Television Centre takes on new life … Regent Samsic premium London service brand JPC has had its contract to provide cleaning services to White City’s former BBC Television Centre extended to include all common areas within the site’s new residential development. JPC has been awarded more work by property management group Broadgate Estates at the BBC’s landmark former HQ which…

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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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