Insite Energy calls for greater protection for heat network customers

Insite Energy, the heat metering and billing specialist, is calling for tougher regulations to protect consumers whose homes are attached to heat networks. The company warns that rising numbers of complaints are proving that self-regulation is inadequate and the time has come for change. Peter Westwood, Managing Director of Insite Energy, said: “District heating is in danger of getting itself…

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Casambi teams up with DANLERS to deliver wireless control of energy-saving daylight sensors

Casambi, the world’s leading provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies, announces a partnership with DANLERS enabling wireless Bluetooth control of the new range of energy saving occupancy sensors with daylight control manufactured by DANLERS in the UK. Through the combination of Casambi intelligent software and DANLERS high quality controls, there is the potential for energy saving of up to…

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Make Your Office Work For You

 New trends in workplace design can help to attract talent and improve productivity.  Yet facilities managers need to ask the right questions before following the latest fashions, explains Lee Day, Director of Workplace Concepts at Area “We shape our dwellings, and thereafter they shape us,” Winston Churchill once said.  There’s no better proof of that than the offices we work…

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Julius Rutherfoord & Co win eminent European award for focus on training

London specialist in cleaning and soft FM services provision, Julius Rutherfoord & Co has won the ‘Commitment to and investment in training’ award at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017. The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the professional cleaning sector Europe-wide, took place at a gala dinner in Rome. The judging criteria looked for evidence of a…

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How human-centric lighting can help shift workers

Greenlite Group’s MD Bob Hall explains how we can support night staff and boost productivity by providing the right lighting solution As you turn out the light and huddle down in bed tonight, spare a thought for the three million plus night workers, beavering away across Britain. Whilst we slip gently into sleep, they are wide-awake. From A&E medics saving…

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Energy-saving pre-filter technology at HVACR 2018

Multi-specialist engineering contractor, ECEX, is planning a powerful presence at the HVACR Show at London’s ExCeL Centre from 23 to 25 January 2018. The highlight of the company’s impressive stand will be ECEX Air Intake Screens. These long-lasting external protection filters can be retrofitted to air handling units, chillers, dry air coolers, condensers, cooling towers, air intakes and other HVAC systems.…

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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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