The Estates & Academic Environment Department (EAE) at the London South Bank University won the award in the Facilities Management category at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2021 for its extensive work in making the university campus more environmentally friendly. Through lighting, occupancy management, heat pumps and energy networks, the Estates team has reduced carbon on campus. Here's what they did and how they did it.
It is often said that you can tell a great deal about someone by the company they keep. This is also true for businesses. It is now clear that the ability to demonstrate a positive social impact is a non-negotiable.
Organisations have a lack of certainty and confidence about what the workplace should and will look like as businesses reopen their physical spaces, listeners of a webinar hosted by the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management heard this week.
With the prospect of restrictions being eased as the UK emerges from lockdown and the tier system over the coming months, the thoughts of estate managers and property owners are now turning towards the resumption of scheduled upkeep and maintenance programs.
The rollout of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, managing director Ian McKinnon explains more.
Following the announcement of significant new investment in his company Pareto FM, we asked managing director Andrew Hulbert to become the first online respondent for our new series addressing key topics through three short answers: Where are we now, where do we need to get to next – and how do we get there?
A technology revolution driven by AI will transform the way we plan learning and manage knowledge at work. The only thing holding it back will be the humans working alongside it, argues David Sharp, CEO of International Workplace.
In collaboration with hygiene expert Professor Sally Bloomfield, SC Johnson Professional® have developed new guidance titled the ‘8 Moments for Targeted Hygiene’ specifically designed to help break the chain of infection in workplaces and public facilities.