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Kings Place scores highest BREEAM In-Use rating for Management in the UK

Savills, on behalf of Deka Immobilien GmbH at Kings Place, London, has achieved the highest BREEAM operational sustainability rating for property management ever accomplished in the UK, having scored 95 per cent. In addition, Kings Place also received a rating ...

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Landmarc named ‘Sustainable Business of the Year’

Landmarc Support Services has won the title ‘Sustainable Business of the Year’ at the recent Ministry of Defence (MoD) Sanctuary Awards. The awards are held each year to recognise and encourage initiatives that benefit wildlife, archaeology, environmental improvement or community awareness of ...

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Cundall office achieves first WELL Certification in Europe

International multi-disciplinary engineering company, Cundall’s new London office at One Carter Lane has become the first building in the UK and Europe to achieve WELL Certification through the WELL Building Standard (WELL). Created through seven years of rigorous research and development, ...

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BSRIA launches Wellbeing guide

BSRIA has released its new free to download topic guide on the subject of Wellbeing, aimed at those looking for introductory information about wellbeing including definition, impact and importance. The guide details the different factors such as thermal comfort, noise and indoor ...

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SFMI & the Sustainable Development Goals 2015 Part 3

On Thursday 10th November, the 4th Sustainable FM Index will be launched at Moor House, 8am. Register to attend here: https://sfmilaunch.eventbrite.co.uk. October 2016 marks the commencement of the 2nd year of progress towards delivering against the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ...

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Over 70 per cent of workers value a sustainable office environment

New research by office design, fit out and refurbishment specialist, Morgan Lovell, has found that almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK office workers believe sustainability improves productivity. The results of the One Pulse survey which coincide with Morgan Lovell’s recent ...

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UK-GBC achieves low carbon record for office refurb

The lowest embodied carbon footprint ever for an office refurbishment in the UK has been recorded at the UK Green Building Council’s (UK-GBC) office in Central London. The landmark project, which the UK-GBC hopes will inspire and encourage employers, landlords and ...

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SFMI & the Sustainable Development Goals 2015 Part 2

October 2016 marks the commencement of the 2nd year of progress towards delivering against the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as outlined by the United Nations. The new 17 common goals are an integrated set of targets for a vision ...

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New ISO standards for Vertas Group

Environmental Sustainability

Following a successful 16-day audit of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems within the Vertas Group; the East Anglian-based FM provider has been the first of its kind to be recommended by SGS for both ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 accreditations.  ...

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SFMI and the Sustainable Development Goals 2015

October 2016 marks the commencement of the second year of progress towards delivering against the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as outlined by the United Nations. The new 17 common goals are an integrated set of targets for a vision on ...

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