Facilities Management UK: October 2021 Contents

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FMs: Turn Intention Into Action For More Sustainable Buildings

FMs: Turn Intention Into Action For More Sustainable Buildings TFT’s Rachel Cakebread discusses the role of facilities managers to help buildings meet their sustainable performance potential.

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Washrooms And Hygiene Specialist phs Appoints Eoin Foley As Managing Director To Head Up Its Irish Operations

Washrooms And Hygiene Specialist phs Appoints Eoin Foley As Managing Director To Head Up Its Irish Operations The company, which has a local presence in every county in the Republic of Ireland has hired Eoin Foley to lead the fast-growing business.

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Why Must Businesses Take Environmental Matters Into Their Own Hands?

Why Must Businesses Take Environmental Matters Into Their Own Hands? With net zero deadlines looming closer, more emphasis is being put on businesses to pull their weight when it comes to cutting their carbon footprint. But why should they act, and what can be done? Claire Price of QMS International, one of the UK’s leading ISO certification bodies, explores this question in more depth.

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Changing Faces Post-Covid – How The Global Pandemic Altered The Role Of The Facilities Manager

Changing Faces Post-Covid – How The Global Pandemic Altered The Role Of The Facilities Manager Everyone is aware of the now permanent changes to daily life introduced by Covid. Here, Pippa Boothman, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Disruptive Technologies examines the implications for the role of the Facilities Manager in this brave new post-pandemic world.

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The Easy Way To Break Into Working With The Public Sector

The Easy Way To Break Into Working With The Public Sector OPPORTUNI is the world's first end-to-end solution that helps SMEs, across all sectors easily break into public sector tendering.

By entering the world of bidding for public sector tenders, you’re giving your business the opportunity to reap the benefits of long-term stability, new revenue streams, corporate growth, expansion, and so much more.

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Destination EV Charging Provides New-Fashioned Refuelling, As Sustainable Transport Goes Full Circle

Destination EV Charging Provides New-Fashioned Refuelling, As Sustainable Transport Goes Full Circle CTEK, the leading global brand in vehicle charging solutions, is predicting a significant growth in electric vehicle (EV) charging at destinations like offices and other workplaces, as sustainable transport goes full circle!

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Taking No Chances With Winter Readiness

Taking No Chances With Winter Readiness Whether it’s proactive maintenance of drains or grounds or readying your plan for snow and ice clearance, Brendan Aherne, Winter Services Director at OUTCO explains that now is the time to prepare for winter.

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Medical Grade Infection Control Technology From Novaerus

 Medical Grade Infection Control Technology From Novaerus Clean Air In Confined Spaces! Surely Not!?

‘NanoStrike’ Technology Should Be Your First Line of Defence Against Airborne Viruses and Bacteria.

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PTSG’s Height Safety Equipment Testing And Maintenance

PTSG’s Height Safety Equipment Testing And Maintenance PTSG Access & Safety Ltd is one of the five business divisions of Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG). Its engineers operate all over the UK designing, installing, testing, inspecting and maintaining a full range of height safety equipment at buildings owned or operated by clients in all industry sectors.

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The Three Fundamentals of Effective Natural Ventilation

The Three Fundamentals of Effective Natural Ventilation By Tom Lymn, Director of Sales, WindowMaster.

One of the biggest challenges for businesses hoping for a seamless return to bricks-and-mortar will be that of employee attitudes towards office working.

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The Future of Waste Management in the Workplace

The Future of Waste Management in the Workplace The time to act is now in the global commitment to stop climate change. By recycling creatively with the support of industry specialists and ensuring your commitment extends to your supply chain, every business can make a difference.

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Looking Ahead – What Should Facilities Managers Be Thinking About To Stay Ahead Of The Game?

Looking Ahead – What Should Facilities Managers Be Thinking About To Stay Ahead Of The Game? By Delphine Guerrier, Global Commercial Operations at Chubb.

Over the past year we’ve faced many challenges. Many workplaces have been closed and employees have had to move to remote working en masse. Facility managers must now be able to provide added value when helping customers clearly define their new normal.

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Keeping Things Green In Ground Maintenance

Keeping Things Green In Ground Maintenance Daniel Took, Head of Product at Kärcher UK Professional Product discusses why battery powered solutions are ideal for every ground maintenance need.

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PPSPower – Continued Growth Through The Biggest Challenges

PPSPower – Continued Growth Through The Biggest Challenges PPSPower is a trusted provider of back-up power solutions for businesses and organisations in a wide range of industry sectors operating throughout the UK. Any modern building may suffer a loss of mains power due to downed lines, malfunctions at a substation or a number of other reasons. That’s why it is vital not only to have back-up power, but regular servicing and maintenance to ensure power is continuous and business is never affected.

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Exclusive New Launches And The Latest Innovations On Show At The Cleaning Show 2021

Exclusive New Launches And The Latest Innovations On Show At The Cleaning Show 2021 Helping businesses and cleaning professionals discover the next big product innovation to transform cleaning practices, The Cleaning Show 2021, which returns to ExCeL, London from 2-4 November will welcome some of the industry’s leading suppliers as they showcase innovative cleaning products to over 7,000 attendees.

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Kärcher UK To Demonstrate The Future Of Cleaning At The Cleaning Show 2021

Kärcher UK To Demonstrate The Future Of Cleaning At The Cleaning Show 2021 Cleaning and maintenance equipment specialists, Kärcher UK is set to excite The Cleaning Show attendees with its latest range of high-performance professional cleaning machines. Visitors to the Kärcher stand C5 can expect to find a carefully curated display that has been divided into four key areas to support facilities maintenance in the years to come: ‘Driving Productivity,’ ‘Sustainability,’ ‘Cleaning Quality,’ and ‘Added Value.’

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The CHSA – Proud Supporter Of The Cleaning Industry

The CHSA – Proud Supporter Of The Cleaning Industry The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is proud to support the cleaning and hygiene industry at the Cleaning Show (2nd-4th November 2021).

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Returning To The Workplace Q And A With Lavazza Professional

Returning To The Workplace Q And A With Lavazza Professional Gradually, we’re getting back to ‘normal’ after the unprecedented disruption to our daily lives that Covid brought us. Now that many of the restrictions have been lifted, our focus can return to work. The big question is, ‘what happens next?’ Will the office resume its status as the hub of daily commercial activity, or will it take on a new status as a meeting place; a collaborative space in which people gather to undertake tasks which cannot be achieved effectively in work-from-home isolation?

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Thorn Luminaires ‘SELECTED’ For Electrical Trade Association HQ

Thorn Luminaires ‘SELECTED’ For Electrical Trade Association HQ When Scotland’s largest trade association, SELECT, required an upgrade for the lighting in its headquarters, its former president and experienced electrical contractor John Noble invited Thorn Lighting to provide an energy efficient solution.

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Kleen-Tex Unveils New And Improved Super‑Mat Range

Kleen-Tex Unveils New And Improved Super-Mat Range Kleen-Tex, one of the world’s leading floor mat manufacturers, has extended its commitment to continuous product innovation and development with the re-introduction of its popular Super-Mat offering.

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Revolutionary New Sprayer Instantly Turns Saltwater Into Powerful Disinfectant

Revolutionary New Sprayer Instantly Turns Saltwater Into Powerful Disinfectant Vapourtec's easy-HC10 delivers significant cost savings.

A unique handheld sprayer has been launched which turns mildly salty tap water into a powerful disinfectant which kills 99.9% of germs, bacteria and viruses, including Covid‑19.

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Can A Historic Building Be A Green Building?

Can A Historic Building Be A Green Building? By Richard Harris, Partner, Carter Jonas (Oxford)

With the climate crisis increasingly dominating the headlines, our industry is quite rightly focussed on creating properties which provide the greatest energy efficiency and the lowest emissions.

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