Modern Building Services
market analysis
The growing importance of M&E expertise in facilities management

Facilities managers today are responsible for the building’s performance, and their uncompromising relationship with their occupiers and service providers can only be satisfied if mechanical and electrical skills are there in the first place, says MAURICE TIDY.

Betting shop
Maximising the benefits of portable-appliance testing

PETER WOODS provides a 7-point checklist for selecting a company ot carry out portable-appliance testing

Exploiting the benefits of outsourcing facilities management

CHRIS KENNEALLY shares his views and experiences of making outsourced facilities management a profitable and successful experience.

Painted Room
Maintenance at Greenwich is no mean achievement

Providing maintenance care for historic sites such as the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich generates many challenging demands. Modern equipment is shoehorned into basement areas, there is a range of disparate building services, and architectural features and decoration demand great care when working.

Welsh Assembly
Welsh Assembly extends Dalkia contract

Dalkia has won a further extension to its 5-year contract to provide comprehensive facilities services to The National Assembly for Wales. In addition to the principal buildings in Cardiff, the contract includes nearly 60 locations throughout Wales. The total estate is some 100 000 m2, mainly offices.

Travel agent
EWS maintenance service is Going Places

Some 600 outlets outlets of travel agent Going Places in the UK and Ireland are covered by a service-and-maintenance package provided by mobile engineers from Eaton-Williams Service.