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10 October 2015
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Articles on building services, including fire protection, HVAC, lifts/escalators, M&E maintenance, mechanical & electrical, utilities


  • Air con systems: cleaning coilsThe key to lower building costs and fresher air is a clean air conditioning system, says Barry Lea, who offers FMs essential advice on A/C maintenance. 02/10/2015
  • Standards: BSI 8536-1:2015The new BSI 8536-1:2015 code creates better design and construction briefings for facilities managers, says Brian Atkin. 30/09/2015
  • M&E: Five considerations for FMsCommunication is everything when carrying out a mechanical and engineering project. David Davis outlines the FMs role for making things run smoothly. 22/09/2015
  • The 'well' building standardJames Cornwell explains the thinking behind the new WELL Building Standard and the benefits it could bring to the built environment. 22/09/2015
  • Norse renews school catering deals in NorfolkSupport services group Norse's schools catering division has announced extensions to a further 10 of its schools contracts. 14/09/2015
  • Sodexo wins Exeter schools IFM contractSodexo Education has won a contract worth £4m annually to provide integrated facilities management to six schools in Exeter. 11/09/2015
  • Bouygues team wins contract with the BMABouygues Energies & Services has secured a five-year contract to deliver hard FM services for the prestigious British Medical Association (BMA). 10/09/2015
  • CBRE to be FM provider at Goodenough CollegeGlobal real estate adviser CBRE has been appointed to provide facilities management services to Goodenough College at its 313,000 square feet site in Bloomsbury, central London. 09/09/2015
  • Quartzelec wins a series of M&E deals in NorthElectrical engineering group Quartzelec's Manchester-based building services and electrical contracting business has won an M&E refurbishment and new build contracts at schools across the region. 08/09/2015
  • Firms see rise in orders, workload and turnoverOrder, enquiry and turnover levels all rose across the board during the past six months, according to research carried out among members of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES). 02/09/2015
  • Refurbish a roof with minimal disruptionMending the roof of an occupied building is a balancing act between the needs of the building and the needs of those doing their jobs inside. John McMullan considers the FM's role. 20/08/2015
  • Installing and maintaining PV systemsFor facilities managers concerned with sustainability and rising energy prices, the benefits of installing solar panels or Photovoltaic arrays onto the roofs of their buildings are clear to see. But is the process as straightforward as you might think? 18/08/2015
  • Servest scoops CBRE FM dealServest Security has won a three-year security contract with commercial real estate services company CBRE. 10/08/2015
  • Embodied carbon: are we there yet?As the construction industry designs and constructs buildings with ever-decreasing operational energy use, embodied carbon is increasingly important in the whole life cycle costing of a building. Sophie Chisholm reports the findings at a recent CBx event. 16/07/2015
  • Health and efficiencyThe promise of greater workplace productivity can be even more alluring to companies than a few kilowatts saved by streamlining a building's energy efficiency. Happily, says commercial property and energy consultant Andrew Cooper, the two can go hand in hand. 01/07/2015
  • Leveraging the data in BIMLinking building management systems (BMS) with building information models (BIM) can 'liberate building management data from the FM's desktop', as one project has established. 30/06/2015
  • Learning the unwritten rules of FM etiquetteThe difference between an FM's role across different organisations can be significant enough, but factor in the way things work in other countries and things can really look different, writes John Bowen. 22/06/2015
  • Primer: Electrical infrastructureThis is the second of a series on building services basics for FMs. Here, Geoff Prudence focuses on the importance of electrical services infrastructure. 22/06/2015
  • Report reveals Westminster restoration optionsA Deloitte-led consortium with AECOM and HOK has published an Independent Options Appraisal (IOA) report detailing a range of scenarios for carrying out a major restoration and renewal programme for the Palace of Westminster. 22/06/2015
  • BSRIA publishes new guide to BIM Level 2A building owner's guide to implementing new Building Information Modelling (BIM) within the assets they run has been published by the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA). 17/06/2015
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