Case Study: Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club

Forming part of the £11 million development of the Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club, six new indoor tennis courts required a low energy heating system, which could provide zonal heating and reduced energy consumption without sacrificing comfort for the players.  Used at hundreds of sporting facilities across the UK, Nor-Ray-Vac continuous radiant tube heating from AmbiRad, part of Nortek Global HVAC…

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How affordable desktop solutions can boost workplace wellbeing and drive productivity

The health and wellbeing of employees in the workplace has never been more topical. In an age where recruiting skilled workers is becoming more difficult and industry wide technological disruption is evolving at such a rapid pace, retaining talent is critical for any organisation looking to thrive and succeed. Vital to that success is the employee experience, which incorporates wellbeing.…

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Hot desks, cool design

Workplace design is not just about configuring the layout of desks, chairs and meeting rooms – it’s about strategic assets that need to be managed effectively, according to the CEO of one of the UK’s leading FF&E specialists. And Andy Kendall-Jones, who heads the Southerns Group, an organisation made up of six businesses, knows all about the effective management of…

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Boon Edam provides secure and stylish entry solution for The Francis Crick Institute

Boon Edam, a global market leader in entry solutions has unveiled a quality, engineered solution for a brand new, state of the art building in St Pancras; now home to The Francis Crick Institute. The biomedical discovery organisation, required an entry solution to seamlessly integrate with its new building’s modern design. The research centre, a flagship for UK biomedical science…

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Hackney Community College saves £25K a year with second major Salix-funded LED lighting upgrade

Following a successful LED conversion project by Energys Group in 2015, 2016 has seen the East London college make a further investment in the latest Energys lighting technology.  Energys estimates that combined savings of the two projects will be £95K per year. During the second half of 2015, Hackney Community College (HCC) in Shoreditch, East London, implemented a substantial lighting…

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A fresh approach to ventilation

“A healthy indoor climate is recognized as a basic right. People spend a large part of their time each day indoors: in homes, offices, schools, health care facilities, or other private and public buildings. The quality of the air you breathe in those buildings is an important determinant of your health and well-being. The inadequate control of indoor air quality…

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New research reveals outsourcing of security high but professionalism is paramount

Grosvenor Services study reveals requirements when procuring security  Competence of staff and getting the supplier to deliver on the terms of the contract are the two main challenges businesses face when outsourcing their security, new research shows. At a time when businesses are increasingly alert to security threats, outsourcing is the most popular option according to independent research conducted on behalf…

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