Tesco to Replace Compressor Based AirCon

Leading superstore chain to bin less environmentally friendly compressor based air conditioning systems As far as the environment is concerned, it’s a case of ‘every little helps’, in terms of air conditioning units. Tesco aims to withdraw compressor based aircon systems by 2025. Instead of the less energy efficient system, in will come Air2O IDEC […]

In Video: Industrial Boilers in Action

A selection of video clips featuring industrial boilers in their full glory Once upon a time, the area around our base in Lancashire was right at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. Manchester was once known as Cottonpolis and its outlying towns were Northern Powerhouses in miniature form. It is appropriate that our latest post […]

Sodexo’s £60m DWP Estates Contract

Integrated asset and estates management service contract for the Department of Work and Pensions’ properties This week, Sodexo, the multinational outsourcing giant has signed a £60 million integrated asset and estates management service contract with the DWP. For a minimum five-year period, the conglomerate will provide facilities management to the DWP’s estate.

ALL +’s Old Granada Studios Contract

Recently formed ALL + Management wins facilities management for the Old Granada Studios on Quay Street, Manchester Who remembers the good old days of ITV when we had our own regional franchises? Back when the late Tony Wilson used to co-present Granada Reports as well as managing Factory Communications? In our neck of the woods, […]

Oldham Updates Civic Centre Boilers

43-year-old boilers to be replaced in Oldham’s Civic Centre With council budgets continuing to be squeezed, some local authorities in Greater Manchester have moved to cheaper, more energy efficient premises. Rochdale MBC have moved their council offices, whereas Tameside MBC’s new building is under construction on the site of its predecessor in Ashton-under-Lyne. Oldham Civic […]

Sheffield’s Role in Qatar World Cup

How a Yorkshire and Qatar based partnership has delivered an air conditioning solution for the 2022 World Cup In five years time, we could be seeing an England side, managed by John Terry (or Gareth Southgate), in the Qatar World Cup Finals. Whoever’s going to be in the dugout in 2022, an Anglo-Qatari partnership is […]

Building Maintenance Behind BA IT Fail

Electrics and slipshod building maintenance source of British Airways’ IT fail Building maintenance hiccups can happen to the best of companies. As we have found out over the last week, even The World’s Favourite Airline isn’t immune to such problems. British Airways’ UK data centre experienced a meltdown which led to numerous cancellations at Heathrow […]

Red Funnel Sails Through RoSPA Awards

How the Isle of Wight’s ferry operator, Red Funnel, was recognised for excellent Health and Safety practice Red Funnel clinched its sixteenth Gold Award at the RoSPA Health and Safety awards, for their dedication to good Health and Safety practice. In the last two years, the Isle of Wight based ferry operator, commended by the […]