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.

Facilities management creating a buzz for 2016

The UK’s national facilities event, Facilities Management 2016, will be returning to the NEC on 22-24 March, with new educational content, an expanded show floor and a host of leading speakers.

Delivering devolution through sustainable estate management

The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum’s Claudia Jaksch discusses how increasing the sustainability of local government estate can result in potential savings of £180-200 per m² per year.

The Building Futures Group’s Sarah Bentley suggests that industry and stakeholders should consider ensuring the services we all rely on in the UK have a sustainable future.

Design Thinking can be applied to Facilities Management through strategic, tactical and operational delivery. Richard Harris of the British Institute of Facilities Management puts it to the test

Simon Carter from the Building and Engineering Services Association addresses how building owners will have to learn about building maintenance techniques or face cost and legal problems

Sarah Bentley, chief executive of the Building Futures Group, explores the drivers within Facilities Management and how to create a workforce with the right skills to ensure a strong future

Building owners will have to learn about building maintenance techniques or face cost and legal problems, according to Simon Carter from the Building and Engineering Services Association

Chris Moriarty of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) shares information from a recent report that looked at FM working relationships and how they can be improved

The British Institute of Facilities Management’s Mike Packham explores how Building Information Modelling (BIM) and ‘Soft Landings’ processes can make the task of managing buildings simpler

James Sutton, chief operating officer with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), explains how managers are working to change perceptions of this unsung profession


Event Diary

It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery. 

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