Energy Management/Green FM

Embracing blended energy

Moving with the times: embracing blended energy

12/11/2019
With commercial energy prices hiking and grid insecurity concerns increasing, blended energy programmes are becoming ever-more commonplace for businesses nationwide. Here, Tim Broadhurst, CCO at...
Circular economy

Second hand is not second best in FM

11/11/2019
David Stevens, Vice Chair of CIBSE FM Group and Richard Boyd, Materials Consultant at Arup, share their views on circular economy thinking and why they believe second hand doesn't mean second best in...
St Theresa's School by Jo Underhill

How Independent Schools are Going Green with their Facilities

29/10/2019
With student climate strikes a regular occurrence at the moment, schools across the country are realising that sustainable school buildings are the way to students’ hearts. And there are a large...
Innuscience logo

Protecting the Planet doesn’t need to cost the Earth

14/10/2019
By Nick Winstone, Co-Founder and MD of InnuScience UK Perception in the cleaning industry is that to enhance product quality, and specifically, to ensure the greenest products possible, product costs...
Toucan Eco

Robert Scott brings sustainable chemical-free cleaning to Facilities Show

05/06/2019
At this year’s Facilities Show, Robert Scott, one of the UK’s largest cleaning product manufacturer, is set to showcase the Toucan Eco system which is a sustainable bio-cleaning system that removes...
Energy Management

Strategies for Sustainability: How to Make your Office More Energy Efficient

15/02/2019
Energy management has become a hot topic within facilities management over the last decade or so. We’ve started to rethink the role office buildings play when it comes to sustainability, and with...
Energy efficiency

Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment

14/12/2018
RICS’ Data Services team has been appointed by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER), to maintain and update the EU Building Stock Observatory. RICS will be leading a...
FM Sustainbility

How to Improve Sustainability with Water Treatment Solutions

14/12/2018
Long-established methods of pre-commissioning cleaning and ongoing water treatment are heavily reliant on large volumes of water and chemicals, with sampling and consultants the mainstay of...
LED

When is the Right Time to Upgrade to LEDs?

13/12/2018
Given that light emitting diode (LED) based lighting can save money, reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and has a long life and high quality light output, why aren’t all facilities managers...
Internet of Energy

Store to Save with the ‘Internet of Energy’

13/12/2018
Dr. Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director of Powerstar and inventor of the Virtue energy storage system, discusses how using storage technology can help realise significant savings on energy bills. The...
Sustainability

Sustainability: Staying Ahead of the Curve

13/12/2018
The pressure is constantly ratcheting up on businesses to show they are sustainable and transparent organisations which treat environmental concerns with importance. We are reaching a stage where...