Artic team celebrate 10 years!

Happy Anniversary! We would like to say massive congratulations to some of our longest serving staff here at Artic Building Services, upon reaching their 10-year service milestones with the company this year. A decade is a long time. Few things in our lives or in the world last that long. We are honoured and humbled that they’ve stuck with us…

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BigChange Provides a Fire-Proof Digital Solution for Target Maintenance

Target Maintenance has rolled out a new generation mobile workforce system using tablets linked in real time to a central management software as part of a 5 in 1 cloud-based solution from BigChange. Target Maintenance is a fast-expanding UK company that specialises in ensuring buildings are fire safe with retrospective building modifications involving fire compartmentation. BigChange has provided Target Maintenance with a completely…

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TEAM Energy paves the way for accurate and transparent tenant billing with latest product launch

Energy management specialist TEAM has strengthened its software portfolio with the launch of its next generation Sigma Tenant Billing solution. The application enables organisations to accurately and efficiently apportion utility costs between tenants, cost centres or departments delivering transparent accountable billing. The flexible and reliable solution seamlessly integrates with existing energy management systems, delivering effective measurement and sophisticated bill calculation.…

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Serunion signs up to Cloudfm’s pioneering FM service

Recognising the potential for unlocking additional value from their facilities management budget through the provider’s innovative approach, one of Spain’s leading contract caterers, Serunion, has signed a five-year deal worth €15m with FM industry trailblazer Cloudfm. The FM company’s cutting-edge technology platform, commitment to transparency and true partnership approach represents a step-change in service provision, and is considered the most…

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“This is your captain speaking” – can you hear me?

Located at the end of the Stansted Airport runway is a new College which opened in September 2018. A link was developed with Manchester Airport Group over a period of 5 years to secure the acre of land and get their buy-in for the proposed college. Money was raised through a joint venture to build the college; two £3.5million grants…

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Nowhere off limits for the off-road jet vac monster

A go-anywhere jet vac tanker designed for use by the military and United Nations relief teams is keeping sewers running smoothly in some of the remotest parts of central and southern England. The JHL recycling jet vac tanker is being used by drainage and water utility specialist Lanes Group plc to access remote sewers and culverts across difficult terrain on…

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Horbury secures fire safety upgrade for sheltered housing

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, has been selected to provide fire safety services for over 55s accommodation managed by Sheffield-based Arches Housing. The contract involves Horbury Property Services providing fire door replacement and fire compartmentation upgrades, which will be completed within a four-week schedule, as part of enhancing fire safety for residents. Richard Sutton, General Manager at…

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Armstrong launches new IPS 4000 controller for multi-pump installations with various loads

Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the release of the new Integrated Pumping System (IPS 4000), an automation solution for commercial HVAC pumping stations of up to 8 pumps and 16 zones. The new IPS 4000 automates and optimises multi-pump installations in a range of different plant configurations. Providing sequences for variable-primary, secondary or tertiary pumping system applications, it delivers significant…

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Draka Cat.6A FTP Extenders for quick and easy cable extension and repair without compromise

The Draka range of Cat.6A FTP Extenders provide a quick, easy to use means ofjoining two 4- pair Cat.6A cables together, whilst maintaining 10Gigabit component level compliance to ISO/IEC 11801:2002. The Draka Extenders are available in two versions: for Solid only and for Solid/Stranded Conductors (typically for installation cable to equipment cord), with the terminations compatible with 22-24AWG solid conductors and, in the case of the latter model, 26-27AWG stranded conductors. With quick and easy wire pair termination which requires no…

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Acuity partners with social mobility employment programme

Acuity, Axis Group’s front-of-house division, has partnered with Growing Talent, an initiative run by Jane James Consultancy (JJC), focused on furthering social mobility through employment, as part of a programme to offer full-time job opportunities to people struggling to find work. Acuity is offering regular three-month initiatives, with JJC presenting suitable front-of-house candidates. A ‘speed-dating’ style meeting is then arranged…

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