Building management

Facilities Show 2019: Another successful event

Facilities Show and Smart Buildings Expo provided an insight into the evolving and growing world of smart technology Facilities Show, in association with IWFM, returned to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 for one of its most successful years yet, cementing its position as one of the world’s leading dedicated facilities and field service management…

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Life as we don’t yet know it: Sustainable energy

Implementing a Smart Export Guarantee for solar panel owners from 1st January 2020 could represent a significant step towards creating a cleaner, greener future The new UK plans offer a future of sustainability. The question is, how big of a step? Paul Hutchens, leading green energy advocate and CEO of solar installation specialists Eco2Solar, answers…

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Integrated workplace management

Integrated workplace management Matrix Booking discusses the emerging demands for smart technology in the corporate building sector Workplace booking systems are an inevitable part of corporate life. On a regular basis, everyone in your organisation needs to be able to find a room in which to host a meeting, or at least be able to…

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Construction professionals flood in to become role models to inspire others into sector

Nominations for the annual UK Construction Week (UKCW) Role Models initiative have quadrupled since last year, according to event organisers Media 10. Dozens of construction professionals were among the entrants this Spring, attracted to a scheme which provides a schools contact programme and public platform to professionals of any age and background to share inspiring…

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Hidden air pollution in the workplace continues to impact workers

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With indoor air pollution continuing to impact the health and wellbeing of UK workers, employers are taking greater responsibility for the workplace environment in a bid to limit the effects of sick building syndrome – situations where employees or other building occupants experience acute health and discomfort levels that appear to be linked to time…

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Selectronic aims to mirror sunlight with Sunlight Spectrum LEDs


UK LED specialists Selectronic and its Chinese partners HongliTronic have introduced the Sunlight Spectrum 2835 SMD packages, LEDs producing close to actual sunlight. “We are pleased to introduce Hongli’s Sunlight Spectrum 2835, which is the perfect solution to those wanting very close to natural light from an artificial source,” said Selectronic MD Kevin Dry. “The…

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Is intelligent video the key to transforming the in-store shopping experience?

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The retail sector has felt the disruptive impact of e-commerce more than most. The inevitable costs of staffing, rent, maintenance and daily operations has left traditional brick-and-mortar stores struggling to stay dynamic and compete effectively with their more agile online counterparts. Not only that, but the one competitive advantage of physical retail outlets – being…

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The rise of green technology in construction

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Ujjwal Goel, Managing Director of Teraciel Engineering and Contracting (TEC) discusses how green building technology has become one of the hottest trends in construction The benefits of a green technology application in construction are far-reaching and comprehensive, offering significant advantages when used in new facilities as well as existing structures. Green technology makes buildings more…

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New Managing Director for Ivory Egg

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Sue Milne has been appointed as the new managing director of KNX intelligent building technology solutions specialists, Ivory Egg. Experienced in leading multiple sales and customer engagement teams across Europe and UK respectively, Milne brings a wealth of transferable skills that will further improve Ivory Egg’s position as the market leader for KNX building controls in the UK. “I am very excited to be working…

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