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Maintaining top class academy estates

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Maintaining top class academy estates

How to maintain academy estates and maximise existing assets.

Date: 9 Dec 20

Allan Hunt - Managing Director, Building Consultancy

by Allan Hunt

Managing Director, Building Consultancy

Using smart technology in the wake of Covid-19

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Using smart technology in the wake of Covid-19

Covid-19 introduced a new set of challenges for businesses and workplaces to ensure staff can work flexibly. How can using technology help us safely attend our workplaces?

Date: 28 Oct 20

Lee McDougall - Director, Building Consultancy

by Lee McDougall

Director, Building Consultancy

Social Value changes for 2021

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Social Value changes for 2021

We were delighted to see the shift in public procurement policy relating to social value last week, looking to strengthen the impact of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012.

Date: 9 Oct 20

AHR -

by AHR

BIM and FM software in building management

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BIM and FM software in building management

BIM has gone mainstream, yet its benefits post-build, are still often overlooked, and take-up within FM has been low.

Date: 14 Sept 20

Lee McDougall - Director, Building Consultancy

by Lee McDougall

Director, Building Consultancy

Safeguarding rail: how anti-trespassing surveys can help improve safety

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Safeguarding rail: how anti-trespassing surveys can help improve safety

The key role anti-trespassing surveys can play in improving public safety.

Date: 12 Jul 20

Stephen Bottom - Director, Building Consultancy

by Stephen Bottom

Director, Building Consultancy

The future of housing estates management is digital

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The future of housing estates management is digital

How will the latest technology will shape the future of estates management by driving efficiency and increasing service standards across the residential sector.

Date: 6 Jul 20

Lee McDougall - Director, Building Consultancy

by Lee McDougall

Director, Building Consultancy

Digital twins: improving safety with smart technology

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Digital twins: improving safety with smart technology

Owners of high-rise buildings are under intense scrutiny to improve safety for residents, and new technologies like the digital twin can play an important role in achieving that.

Date: 29 May 20

Lee McDougall - Director, Building Consultancy

by Lee McDougall

Director, Building Consultancy

Building a clear picture of education estates

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Building a clear picture of education estates

Good estate management in schools is crucial, but this can be challenging. Estate managers must embrace new technology to streamline estate audits and ensure learning environments are suitable..

Date: 15 Apr 20

Lee McDougall - Director, Building Consultancy

by Lee McDougall

Director, Building Consultancy

Retrofit and regeneration

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Retrofit and regeneration

Many Local Authorities (LAs) have, understandably, been wary of taking on BIM unless absolutely necessary, however BIM can provide enormous cost and time savings in retrofit and regeneration projects.

Date: 14 Mar 20

Lee McDougall - Director, Building Consultancy

by Lee McDougall

Director, Building Consultancy

Whole life planning: a holistic approach to maximising estates

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Whole life planning: a holistic approach to maximising estates

Cost efficiency has always been important for owners and managers of estates. Yet for the public sector budgets have been heavily eroded and funding is now virtually non-existent.

Date: 16 Jan 20

AHR -

by AHR

How to prepare for CIF

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How to prepare for CIF

Why wait until the announcement to get CIF-ready? Maximise your chances of getting additional funding by taking stock of your school buildings earlier, putting you ahead of the game with your bid.

Date: 4 Jan 20

The future of transport is multi-modal

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The future of transport is multi-modal

Multi-modal transport interchanges play a critical role as entry points into major urban centres. Yet the strategic role they can play in even the smallest of locations has only recently become clear.

Date: 2 Sept 18

Stephen Bottom - Director, Building Consultancy

by Stephen Bottom

Director, Building Consultancy

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