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
Where appropriate, a company offering portable-appliance-testing services should be able to serve many sites. Epsilon serves 400 betting shops for Stanley Bet.

Maximising the benefits of portable-appliance testing

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

Kenneally
The challenges of outsourcing facilities management — Chris Kenneally

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
Among the areas cared for by Cofathec Heatsave at Greenwich Naval College is the magnificent Painted Hall.

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
Dalkia’s 5-year contract for facilities services for The National Assembly for Wales has been extended.

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
Contributing to the smooth running of some 600 branches of travel agent Going Places is a comprehensive service and maintenance package provided by Eaton-Williams Service.

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.

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