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HVAC & lighting

Don't get caught out by ErP

Chris Meir, Sales Director at Remeha, explains why when it comes to boiler replacements, it pa...

People, policy, politics, money

Why health and safety is so important in construction

Health and safety is a concern across all of the UK's industries, but it's of particular impor...

Facilities management

Debate: drinking fountains vs bottle water

Bottled water is becoming an increasingly common sight in schools and colleges up and down the...

HVAC & lighting

How can academies select the right energy brokers?

Lucia Harney-Dey has some advice for academies looking for the best deal from their energy sup...

HVAC & lighting

Stainless steel or aluminium?

What's best when it comes to heating your school?

Security & safety

Managing risks outside of term-time

The school holiday is the perfect time to make repairs

Facilities management

10 things you didn't know about infection control

Think you know all there is to know about hygiene? Think again

Interiors

Enhance learning spaces with a focus on acoustics 

Well-designed classrooms improve pupils' learning and enhance their school experience

Sustainability

Sustainability needs to be integral to education

Schools need to make sustainability education a key part of their curriculum if we want to bui...

Bricks & mortar

Industrial design scheme at De Montfort University

Mark Richards, Head of Design at Godfrey Syrett discusses a recently completed installation at...

Technology

What is the future of library technology?

D-Tech International looks at current library technology and what is just around the corner

Sustainability

Sustainable building for student wellbeing

James Willcox, Principal Sustainable Development Lead at Willmott Dixon, dispells the myths as...

HVAC & lighting

Getting the right heating mix for your school

Pete Mills explains some of the most important considerations schools need to think about when...

Technology

Webinar: How to make managing users simple

Prepare for the September intake and make managing users simple

Outdoors

Using strategic school design to maximise outdoor areas 

Simon Mitchell, Managing Director of Action Storage, explains why outdoor learning environment...

People, policy, politics, money

Short circuiting energy costs

Mark Stevenson, Bright Spark Energy MD,  has tips for schools looking to be greener and save m...

Facilities management

A spotlight on summer servicing

As schools prepare for the summer holidays, Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton ...

People, policy, politics, money

Contemplating the future of the physical campus

What will universities be like in 25 years' time? Will technology reduce the need to be on cam...

HVAC & lighting

How natural daylight can enhance academic performance

Chris Chaney, Managing Director of Sunsquare, discusses the use of rooflights at Sybil Andrews...

Facilities management

How to be top of the class in procurement

David Johnston, Category Manager at ESPO, discusses how schools can tackle the procurement pro...

Facilities management

La Dolce Vita... In England

The Bringme Box means students can pick up their packages without the hassle

People, policy, politics, money

Building a future for Britain's education facilities

The demand for education facilities is on the rise and the need for cost efficient and sustain...

Technology

Cloud-based property reporting from Inventory Hive

The CUBO exhibitor helps student accommodation managers create reports and perform checks in a...

Interiors

Top 10 decor trends for the year

Sarah Cooper, tells us how students now expect high-trend bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms

Bricks & mortar

Modular construction quality comes of age

Matthew Goff, Director of UK Operations at Actavo | Building Solutions, looks at the question ...

Bricks & mortar

Godfrey Syrett completes £1.2 million project for UWE

State-of-the-art building offers a new way forward in the approach to Business and Law Educati...

People, policy, politics, money

Industry partnerships are key to closing the skills gap

Partnerships allow students to gain real insight into what employers expect and develop vital ...

Facilities management

DB Group: Leading Lights in Energy Management

DB Energy's work with George Watson's College demonstrates their skill in helping institutions...

HVAC & lighting

Staying energy efficient in uncertain times

Here are some tips to help you reduce consumption in particularly energy-intensive zones: univ...

Interiors

Turning a room into a classroom

Dr Harriet Sturdy, who has owned and run three schools in Cambridge, shares her expert tips fo...

HVAC & lighting

Cutting costs and creating comfort at MMU

Ray Conboy, Director at Luxonic, discusses Manchester Metropolitan University's new sustainabl...

Security & safety

Extinguishing the risks of half-term hot works

Tilden Watson, Head of Education at Zurich Municipal, discusses the best ways for schools to m...

Outdoors

Creative buildings that inspire pupils

Scotts of Thrapston explains how they can meet the demand for contemporary and sustainable cla...

Bricks & mortar

Norfolk school's new Eco-Nursery 11th greenest in UK

Norwich Road Academy's new environmentally friendly nursery costs nothing to heat and light

Security & safety

Fire safety: Reducing the risk

Paul Henson, from Ramtech Electronics, discusses ways that schools can reduce the risk of fire...

Interiors

Reducing absenteeism with antimicrobial copper

Richard van den Bos, from Allgood plc, discusses how antimicrobial copper ironmongery can sig...

Outdoors

The secret to catering for large groups when space is tight

Jason Eastwood, Managing Director at Canopies UK, discusses how schools should add dining spac...

People, policy, politics, money

How can academies benefit from Condition Improvement Fund?

Michael Farmer, Head of Technical at 361 Degrees, discusses how academies can use CIF to impro...

Bricks & mortar

Wireless access control - the IT perspective

Wireless technology is nothing new and used in lots of everyday situations...

Facilities management

Saving money from the ground up

Heckmondwike FB's Bob Mortimer discusses how schools can save money by building future-proof s...