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LED Eco Lights launches intelligent LED lighting battens

LED lighting battens provide 65% energy savings Twin-tube fluorescent luminaires can be upgraded in ten minutes LED Eco Lights has added SMART Sensor technology to its Goodlight™ G5 LED battens, allowing the luminaires to be grouped and respond intelligently to a building’s lighting needs. Warehouses and industrial sites can reduce their lighting energy bill by up to 65% by replacing…

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Venture creates bespoke lighting solution for Costco underground car park

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied a purpose-made retrofit gear tray to help a Costco store in Birmingham reduce its energy consumption and improve the lighting of its underground car park. The company, working with lighting maintenance contractors Solent Lighting, developed a 50W LED retrofit gear tray to replace 300 150W Metal Halide lamps whilst still utilising the existing fittings to…

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Emergency lighting changes: no reason to panic

Recent revisions to the emergency lighting requirement in the UK shouldn’t be a cause for consternation – but do mean that facilities managers need to carefully review their current installations. Greenlite’s In-House Lighting Designer Andrew Balmer looks in detail at the latest measures. The need for commercial spaces of all shapes and sizes to undertake regular reviews of their emergency…

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Bristol firm strikes major FM deal with UK leading college

An up and coming Bristol business is celebrating striking a major deal with a significant UK education provider. Waste Source has won an important contract with City of Bristol College to manage the college’s waste; and will be working together with bespoke Cleaning Services, who will be delivering the commercial cleaning contract for the College. The four-year deal will see…

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Get free business advice at UK Construction Week

Keen to help construction SMEs grow their business, organisers of UK Construction Week have set up a free Business Advice Centre and Skills Analysis gamification zone as part of this year’s show being held at the NEC in Birmingham on 18 – 20 October. At the Business Advice Centre on stand B4/2203 business owners can seek free professional advice on a wide variety of…

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Interserve wins £20 million security contract extension

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has been awarded a two-year extension of its contract to provide security services to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) worth in excess of £20 million. Leading provider of manned guarding and security services, First Security – part of Interserve – has worked with the BBC since April 2014 when it was awarded…

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Sounding Off

Michael Page, joint managing director of workplace consultant, Saracen Interiors, looks at the issues surrounding noise in the modern office and the solutions that are commonly presented as a means of creating, and keeping, the peace. How to counter the effects of noise in an open-plan office will always feature highly on the average client check list as noise and…

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Allegion launches new AXA range for UK market

AXA, part of the Allegion family of brands has launched its brand new range of door hardware products. AXA is a specialist manufacturer of door and window fittings for residential applications, offering effective solutions and high quality products. The new release of products includes: AXA Oyster ® 10, AXA Remote 2.0™, AXA Door Guard, AXAflex Combi-stays and Telescopic stays and…

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