Indoor Air Quality – The Next Big Planning Issue?

Posted on July 19, 2017

The Mayor of London is considering a proposal to make Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) one of the requirements developers have to satisfy in order to receive planning permission. This could be a game changer in efforts to protect building occupants from...

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So... What Happens Next?

Posted on May 17, 2017

"Expect the unexpected." Never has that old saying been more appropriate. Who would have believed we would be facing another General Election just two years after the last one? It has been one political shock after another since David Cameron...

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Hammond's Budget Was Not All Bad

Posted on April 04, 2017

Most of the national headlines around the Spring Budget focused on the instantly discredited hike in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed. Of course, we all know that ended in a humiliating U turn and red faces all...

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Britain On High Pollution Alert

Posted on February 15, 2017

2017 is already looking like a big year for air pollution. The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has already had to issue his first 'Very High' or 'Black level' alert as, once again, the capital breached its clean air targets for the entire year –...

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The Business Of Keeping People Healthy

Posted on November 23, 2016

Surely, there can be no more important professional task than keeping people healthy, happy and productive. And that is exactly what our industry is supposed to do. Our unglamorous and under-publicised role in maintaining building services systems...

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