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31 August 2016
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Building services articles

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


  • Air conditioning and refrigeration costs and the banning of R22In the light of new rules on hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) the next time the building's air conditioning system breaks down FMs will have much to consider, says Linda Fletcher. 09/02/2015
  • ESS retains dutch catering dealESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS), part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has retained its contract with Wintershall Noordzee B.V. for a further three years. 30/01/2015
  • Places for People Leisure dives in at Tewkesbury centreTewkesbury Borough Council has appointed Places for People Leisure to run and manage its new £7.5 million leisure centre, which is set to open by July 2016. 28/01/2015
  • Construction growth slowingGrowth in the construction sector is showing signs of a slowdown. 27/01/2015
  • US company to establish global FM businessInternational property firm Brookfield Asset Management Inc. will acquire the remaining 50 per cent of the Canadian and Australian facilities management businesses from Johnson Controls Inc. 27/01/2015
  • Carillion to serve five years on £200m jail dealsCarillion has signed two contracts worth up to £200 million to provide facilities management to the National Offender Management Service for public sector prisons. 27/01/2015
  • B&ES calls for next government to complete carbon auditsThe Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has published a business manifesto, calling the next government to increase incentives for carbon efficiency in buildings. 26/01/2015
  • B&ES chief executive resignsBuilding & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) chief executive Roderick Pettigrew has resigned from the position with immediate effect. 22/01/2015
  • Fire damper failings exposedFire damper failings at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham were exposed by Channel 4 News in September. Craig Booth explains why it is crucial that fire dampers are regularly tested and maintained. 19/01/2015
  • Morgan Sindall creates new services divisionMorgan Sindall Group has created a new business division to extend its range of property support and facilities management services. 06/01/2015
  • CIBSE Awards 2015 shortlist announcedThe Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has revealed its shortlist for its 2015 edition of the Building Performance Awards, which recognise the best examples of performance, innovation and practice in optimising how buildings work. 15/12/2014
  • Manage effective fire doorsWell-maintained fire doors can make the difference between life and death in an emergency, so it's worrying that inspectors say that most fire doors are not compliant and need some sort of work, says Neil Ashdown. 03/12/2014
  • M&E consulting duo form strategic joint ventureMechanical and electrical (M&E) engineering design consultancies Hurley Palmer Flatt and Manchester-based Hannan Associates have entered a strategic joint venture agreement. 28/11/2014
  • Corners are being cut on design in constructionDesign and planning is currently not considered an activity such as construction, which results in a rushed design in order to get on site quicker, delegates at a conference heard this morning. 27/11/2014
  • Interserve forms FM joint venture in Saudi ArabiaInterserve and the Arab Rezayat Group have announced the launch of a new joint venture business to provide facilities management services throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 27/11/2014
  • Roundtable attendeesRoundtable attendees 25/11/2014
  • Roundtable glossaryRoundtable glossary 25/11/2014
  • CIBSE updates Guide M maintenance guidanceA guide for designers, maintainers, building owners and operators and FMs has been updated and published by The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). 25/11/2014
  • Carillion to provide FM for prisons in £40m dealCarillion has been appointed as preferred bidder to provide FM services in public sector prisons, worth up to approximately £200 million over five years. 20/11/2014
  • Standards: EN 81-20 lift designThe British Standards Institution (BSI) has just released the new European standards for lift design and manufacture, EN 8120 and EN 8150. Warren Jenchner explains why they are set to have a big impact on FM and the building industry. 04/11/2014
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