Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems must be allowed to play their important role in helping essential services deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UK’s F Gas register REFCOM.
Leading UPS manufacturer, CENTIEL has announced that its industry leading 4th generation, true modular UPS CumulusPowerTM known for its “9 nines” (99.9999999%) system availability, plus its stand-alone UPS PremiumTowerTM are now enabled with Bluetooth to allow usage information to be downloaded including status, alarm and event logs. The new Bluetooth device connects customers, data centre managers and engineers with their CENTIEL UPS system using a service app to enable them to monitor its performance more closely.
Essential Services and Key Workers
Following discussion, the Government has confirmed those involved in the production and distributors of cleaning and hygiene products are classified as key workers. It is our understanding they are avoiding precise definitions to avoid a key sector being missed.
The recent news that supermarket chain Lidl saw its business rates jump by over 528% due to changes in the valuation of the solar PV installations at its sites, should not scare businesses away from solar, according to experts at power and energy consultancy, Roadnight Taylor.
The coronavirus crisis has created unprecedented challenges for building owners and maintainers. However, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has moved quickly to support the sector by releasing detailed guidance on how buildings can be managed and maintained effectively during the coming weeks and months.
The Excel centre, in London’s Docklands, which was soon to host the Facilities Show until the spread of the coronavirus was fully realised, will become an emergency hospital with 4,000 beds being set up to treat those suffering. It is hoping the facility, which will be called NHS Nightingale, will be ready within a week and eventually be fully functional with two wards of 2,000 beds each by the first week in April.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute in Parliament today to the ‘extraordinary’ role of cleaners during the Coronavirus crisis.
The Institute Of Workplace And Facilities Management Launches New Best Practice Guidelines For Coping With Covid-19
The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), the pioneering body for workplace and facilities management professionals, is sharing best practice guidance to help its members during the outbreak of Coronavirus.