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Wednesday, 26 June

News
No So Deee-Liteful - Biffa Bashed For Grubby Waste Deal

Waste giant Biffa has been found guilty of exporting banned waste to China in containers labelled as waste paper but containing used nappies, sanitary towels, shoes and...

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Questions & Answers On Workplace Environmental Wellbeing

How can real estate strategy support wellbeing at work? Leesman and Delos are investigating to find the answer. The collaboration aims to test and validate impacts on an...

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot After Wet, Wet, Wet

June 24 saw the Met Office warn of heavy storms before a dangerous heatwave hits - and almost as the alerts went out, Stirling University and the local Tesco felt the...

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Street Spirit Let Down But Jigsaw Falling Into Place

The blockade of Lewisham & Deptford road routes into London by Extinction Rebellion on Friday June 14 were not entirely disruptive and the activists will now not...

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Explosion - Four Dead - Valero Pays £6 Million

Valero Energy UK will have to pay at least £6 million after four people died in an oil explosion. B&A Contracts have also been fined after the incident at...

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Air Quality - It's Worse Indoors Says Study

Indoor air pollution is 3.5 times worse than outdoor air pollution a new study from Clean Air Day claims and that in one incidence, ultrafine particle pollution peaked at...

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Buildings To Become Machines Say UTF

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Ways 5G Could Transform Our Lives

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Here Comes Your 19th Nervous Breakdown

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Hidden Data And The Occupant Experience

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Facilities Management
When Sodexo Needs Dosh - Bosh, Bosh, Bosh

While some FM companies have gone to the wire and others are struggling with debt or up for sale (or both), Sodexo has simply raised money at the blink of an eye. June...

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Environment & Sustainability
Organised Gangs Behind Lease & Dump Crimes

Hundreds of commercial properties are sitting targets for waste criminals the Environment Agency has said as it urges property and land owners across the South-East to be...

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Property
To Have And To Have Not - Connectivity Not Always A Given

BT may have decided that all its offices need to have super-fast connectivity but that is not a luxury all London landlords can offer, writes Nick Dutfield. Arguably...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
BT Hangs Up On Property Connections

BT is to get rid of at least 270 offices around the UK by 2023 and consolidate down to just 30. The first eight locations nominated in the telecom giant's...

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Fleet & Transportation
Jumping RAC Flash - Patrols Get EV Rescue Charger

In readiness for the electric vehicle boom, the RAC has developed the first lightweight mobile electric vehicle charger capable of giving stranded out-of-charge cars a...

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Products & Projects
Building Regs - Meeting Hot Water Thermal Efficiency Of Part L

Now available is the Rinnai HDC 1200i continuous flow hot water unit with the capacity to deliver in excess of 1500 litres of temperature accurate hot water per...

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Technology
Holland Match - It's All Gone Gooee Over There

ProptTech history has been made with global M&E firm Croonwolter&dros agreeing to connect the 5,000 commercial buildings it runs in the Netherlands  to the...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Living Wage Champions Recognised At Awards

The annual Living Wage Champion Awards have been delivered - including those from the cleaning sector. We've got the full list of the large and small organisations...

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People
A Talent For Finding Happiness

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Dave McPartlin has joined in the search for the nation’s happiest workers and workplaces. The National Happiness Awards, are...

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Energy
Wholesale Power - Cannibals Gather For The Easter Feast

At Easter, as the UK bathed in warm sunshine, the GB wholesale power market experienced a series of notable events - including cannibalisation. High levels of embedded...

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Education & Training
Skills More Relevant Than Ever Says New CIBSE President

The incoming CIBSE President has outlined the growing relevance of building services engineers to the challenges facing societies. In her inaugural address, Professor...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
In Shreds - Most Companies Still Failing On GDPR

It's over a year since GDPR came in to force and yet over two-thirds of poll respondents still think their organisation is not compliant. This lack of confidence...

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Safety & Health
Roller Shutter Door Crushed Woman to Death

An electrical company has been fined after a woman was fatally crushed by a roller shutter door. Heidi Chalkley pressed the button to open a roller-shutter door at the...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Brighton Rocks - New Homes & Major Business Space Planned

What is being described as a 'once in a generation development’ has received the go-ahead. The New Monks Farm development in Lancing and a development at...

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