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Facilities management News

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PERSPECTIVES

  • The hotel or self-catering option?Every organisation is scrutinising its cost base and the continued search for the holy grail of the truly flexible working model is still sought, writes Roger Amos.
  • Rise of the IntegratorThirty years ago, organisations directly employed cleaners, security guards and handymen, only turning to contractors for specialist work, writes Colin Kenton.
  • A Nigerian adventureWith the recent publication of the first Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor Survey in Nigeria, the stage is set for the industry to grow in spite of the prevailing economic downturn and security challenges in the country, writes Tunde Obileye.

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FEATURES

  • Are you afraid of the dark?We talk frequently about controlling energy expenditure, but what happens when energy supply fails entirely? What does full blackout protection look like, and to what extent can facilities managers help insure against the worst? Sara Bean reports
  • Demanding attentionOpportunities for organisations to deploy demand-side response systems are expanding as technology improves and access to intermittent renewables grow. Jeremy Bowden reports.
  • City heatSmart technology and government support is raising the appeal of district heating for both entire communities and industrial areas, explains Jeremy Bowden.
  • Thought diversity: now there's a bright ideaAt last month's Tomorrow Meets Today event, FMs and business leaders shared their thoughts on thought diversity, a topic and way of organisational management for which facilities managers are perfectly placed.,=