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Save your energy ?>

Save your energy

Increased volatility within the short-term and long-term energy markets can affect UK prices. Joe Warren, Co-Founder and Director, ZTP offers advice to facilities decision-makers on how digitisation could help them manage energy, maximising savings on their energy use and costs There are many factors which will contribute to fluctuating energy prices; but it is best explained by looking at where the energy is being generated from, and how much we rely on imports to satisfy immediate demand. There has of…

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Amey secures new deal with United Utilities ?>

Amey secures new deal with United Utilities

Public services provider Amey has been appointed by United Utilities to look after its South region wastewater network. The six-year contract, which commenced on 1 April 2019, has been awarded for maintenance on the network, with key objectives to improve customer experience, bring innovation and help to proactively identify and resolve issues on the network before they impact customers. David McLoughlin, Managing Director for Amey Utilities, said: “We have been a trusted supplier for United Utilities in network maintenance for…

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Makita makes a science of vacuum cleaning ?>

Makita makes a science of vacuum cleaning

New 18V LXT Backpack Vacuum 12VMax CXT Stick Vac Bigger range, wider choice Makita, Britain’s no. 1 professional power tool manufacturer, has added a new twin 18v (36v) Brushless Backpack LXT Vacuum Cleaner, and another super-useful capsule-type 12Vmax CXT Vacuum Cleaner to the range.  They join the expanding Makita collection of cordless vacuum cleaners, which includes a robotic model, as well as an extensive pressure washer and dust extraction ranges. The new DVC261ZX11 Brushless Backpack LXT Vacuum Cleaner is powered by…

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Andron FM awarded 3-year extension with CSCB ?>

Andron FM awarded 3-year extension with CSCB

Following a competitive tender process, social enterprise and development trust, Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB), has extended its contract with Andron FM for a further three years. Situated on London’s South Bank, the Coin Street Estate consists of a thriving mixed-use neighbourhood by diversifying into a vast array of sectors including new co-operative homes, shops, galleries and also the iconic OXO Tower which is home to the fine-dining Harvey Nichols restaurant on the 8th Floor. Since being awarded the initial…

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IWFM schools project to inspire next generation on World FM Day ?>

IWFM schools project to inspire next generation on World FM Day

To mark World FM Day taking place on 15 May 2019, the IWFM has unveiled a schools project, which will see workplace and facilities management professionals delivering activity-based workshops in schools across the UK  to inspire the next generation to consider a career within the sector. The schools project is the pilot phase of an IWFM ‘career of choice’ campaign being developed with input from leading service providers to address the profession’s growing skills gap. In future, the campaign will target…

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The benefits of enlisting the assistance of a handyman – Professional help when you need it most ?>

The benefits of enlisting the assistance of a handyman – Professional help when you need it most

  Most of us don’t fully appreciate just how handy a handyman is until we are in the midst of an emergency.   None of us can be experts at everything, and when you need some repairs or maintenance carried out in your home or office, it is great to know you have someone reliable and trustworthy to call on. A traditional handyman can be just the thing, whether it is to fix a leak, repair a window or simply…

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New Altro Ensemble modular flooring helps transform fire station  ?>

New Altro Ensemble modular flooring helps transform fire station 

Barry Fire Station, near Cardiff, recently underwent an interior refurbishment that has transformed the space and improved wellbeing for all who use it. It was one of the first sites in the UK to use new Altro Ensemble modular flooring – a stylish solution that has delivered on comfort and sound reduction too. Mike Davies, Building & Maintenance Coordinator, Property Services, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: “This is one of the largest stations in South Wales, and the…

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