New CPD Training for Emergency Lighting and ‘Stay Put’ Lighting from Lux Intelligent

Lux Intelligent manufacturer Advanced has launched a new CPD training module focusing on emergency lighting testing compliance. Created against a backdrop of changing emergency lighting standards, including the new category of ‘stay put’ lighting, the new training module is designed to bring end users, facilities managers and engineers fully up to date with current requirements and help them ensure compliance.…

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Contemporary venue sector wins for Cleanology

London-based cleaning services provider, Cleanology, is celebrating three striking business wins across the capital’s contemporary venue sector. The new contracts include high-end conference and office spaces, and a modern, design-led, pop-up bar group. Chief Executive Dominic Ponniah described the new contracts as thrilling, adding that the growing – and extremely versatile – venue sector reflected the entrepreneurial nature of the…

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Ardmac and Penketh Group help Kier to open new Manchester office

Leading UK and international interior fit-out contractor Ardmac and bespoke office furnishing company Penketh Group have worked with Kier to complete the fit-out for its new Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) office in Manchester. Ardmac were appointed to enhance the space and do the Cat A and Cat B fit-out work. They brought in Penketh Group to supply a furniture…

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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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ABM strengthens Northern Ireland presence

FM corporation opens Belfast office and appoints dedicated regional manager ABM, a leading provider of facilities solutions, has taken a further foothold in Northern Ireland with the opening of a dedicated office in Belfast, and the appointment of a country manager tasked with growing the local portfolio. Partly motivated by the region’s growing retail sector, ABM’s move to establish itself…

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New London recycling site can support Mayor’s emissions fight

Following London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s announcement to impose additional charges on the most polluting vehicles (from 2019), ReFood, London’s newest energy-from-waste provider, has highlighted a solution. ReFood, the UK’s leading food waste recycler, opened a 160,000tonne capacity Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant in Dagenham this summer, which has started producing clean bioenergy for use in vehicles, businesses or homes. AD is…

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fdcreative Design an Out of this World Lighting Scheme for RocketSpace

fdcreative were commissioned to design a lighting scheme for San Francisco-based RocketSpace’s,  new tech campus specifically designed to help tech start-ups scale. Working together with LOM architects, fdcreative were tasked with designing a lighting scheme that worked with the campus workspaces, which included the challenge of a large event space which was formerly an underground bank vault. The Brief to…

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SAN handles from Elesa provide antimicrobial protection

The Elesa SAN range of antimicrobial handles and machine elements prevents the build-up of bacteria, mildew and fungi by offering a sanitized effect on the surface. They are particularly suited to hygiene areas where tests carried out on material samples have confirmed their persistent antimicrobial action even after numerous cleaning cycles at high temperatures with soap and solvents. For example,…

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Complete Energy Solutions for Facility Managers

Dr. Alex Mardapittas, CEO of leading energy storage and voltage optimisation brand Powerstar, discusses the importance of multifaceted technologies as a way to maximise and future proof energy efficiency investments.  Investments into energy efficiency solutions continue to become increasingly important to businesses as energy costs continue to rise and more legislation, regulations and government incentives are established to tackle CO2…

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