Building management

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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Steffen Zimmermann named new Gira MD

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Steffen Zimmermann has been announced as the new Managing Director at Gira, a full-range supplier of intelligent system solutions for building management. Zimmermann will reinforce the management of Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Radevormwald, and he will succeed Alfred A Bulitz, who has retired from the family business after 17 years as Managing Director.…

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