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Includes advice on good facilities management practice and legal issues, plus 'How to...' guides on common issues.


  • Understanding data centre infrastructure managementhe freshly coined acronym 'data centre infrastructure management' involves a marriage of building and IT management systems. Simon Terry explains what this means. 15 August 2012
  • Digital communications and imageThe siting of display network screens and the information they convey can have a significant impact on the perception of a business. Matthew Mackaness explains. 15 August 2012
  • Green your print functionWhen you set yourself the objective of 'greening your print function', you set a course to optimise your business. So where do you start? The answer lies not only in eco-technology but rationalising your print processes. Gary Downey explains. 11 July 2012
  • Vacant propertiesManaging vacant buildings can be a headache because of the significant risks associated with them. Mark Cosh provides guidance around mitigating these risks. 14 May 2012
  • Legionella best practice updatePoor maintenance and complacency are fuelling a rise in preventable outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease and subsequent court cases, explains Sue Sharp. 02 April 2012
  • Effective bird controlBirds enhance the world we live in, 
but can cause damage to property. 
John Dickson suggests six tips to control 
birds effectively and ethically. 19 March 2012
  • Cost-saving in the kitchenKitchens are a major source of energy expenditure. By taking the following steps, you can make informed decisions and make big savings, explains Mike Mellor 05 March 2012
  • Specifying CCTVNetwork technology has made IP CCTV an attractive option for security-conscious FMs. John Lane's six-point buyers' guide gives you the facts behind the hype. 21 February 2012
  • Upgrade a data centrePlanning for the data centre upgrade of major plant requires full understanding of the project in hand. Mike Field outlines 
five key points that FMs need to address. 10 January 2012
  • Evaluate daytime cleaningWith firms seeking to reduce costs while maintain service efficiencies, James Freeman gives six reasons why daytime cleaning can achieve just that. 24 November 2011
  • Installing solar PV panels on housingSolar photovoltaic (PV) systems are a low-maintenance technology. But as Mark Gordon explains, users should select an experienced, compliant supplier. 14 November 2011
  • Encourage collaborationWith resources stretched and staff morale under pressure due to a stormy economic outlook, Simon Oldroyd suggests collaboration is the key to maintaining productivity. 25 October 2011
  • Managing car parksA safe, secure and clean car park is essential for supporting staff and creating a lasting positive impression for 
guests and customers, explains Jim Valentine. 21 October 2011
  • Document outsourcingPaper and digital documents are the lifeblood of many organisations. David Lowe offers six tips for FMs who want to get to know their document processes. 28 September 2011
  • Assess renewable heat incentivesYou may need to think twice before telling your finance director to 
sign up for renewable heat incentives. Hywel Davies gives five reasons why. 10 August 2011
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