With winter approaching, the weather getting colder and wetter and the days getting shorter, there is lots you can do to prepare. GB shares ten top tips for facilities management prep for winter

The government has recently published its Government Property Strategy, which aims to make savings by selling off property and making buildings more efficient. Government Business examines the strategy and how it can save the government money

While remote working offers flexibility, employees still want and need meaningful connections and spaces that support them to do their job to the best of their ability, finds Laura Wright, head of workplace solutions at Abri.

Reimagining the workplace: the opportunity and the change agents

The question of how organisations get the best from their people has never been more important than it is today, writes Linda Hausmanis

Climate change and the air inside public buildings

Chris Yates explores the need for better ventilation in public buildings, as well as the effect that heating requirements can have on the environment

A post-pandemic workplace opportunity

Peter Brogan provides a preview to the findings of the IWFM Market Outlook Survey, ahead of the launch of the full findings in the coming weeks

Reaching sustainability goals within the workplace

Linda Hausmanis, CEO of the IWFM, discusses the opportunity to put sustainability at the centre of the ‘Build Back better’ agenda

Improving the energy efficiency of homes

Derek Horrocks discusses the recently-announced Green Homes Grant Scheme and the role of insulation in helping the country meet climate targets

Are consumers getting the most out of their cylinder?

The Hot Water Association's Isaac Occhipinti takes a look at how the hot water cylinder industry can support the UK’s Net Zero demands

Fuel poverty, it isn’t rocket science

The Energy and Utilities Alliance’s Mike Foster explains why the government and industry needs to do more to tackle the problem of fuel poverty

Tackling the scourge of fuel poverty: What the government needs to do

Mike Foster, chief executive of the EUA, looks at what the government must do to lift households out of fuel poverty and cold, damp homes

The inside information on indoor air quality

Russell Beattie looks at the impact ventilation systems have on indoor air quality and explains why it is time to introduce a clearly defined assessment method

More sustainable building practices

Russell Beattie looks at some of the ways in which the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry is contributing in the push towards energy efficiency

Building owners should aim for health and happiness

Strategic maintenance of buildings delivers valuable resource efficiencies; but the human benefits are even more significant, says Wayne Terry, at the BESA

Returning to ExCeL London for a third year, Facilities Show 2016 is set to be bigger and better than ever. With a host of new and exciting features, Government Business previews the must attend show for those involved in facilities management.


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