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November 20, 2023
Edwina Feilen
business solutions, building consultancy
Innovating strata building management for a sustainable future

In today's fast-paced world, consumers increasingly demand more value for lower costs and quicker service. This trend extends to strata building management, which faces unique challenges due to the need for uncompromising attention to detail. With th…

November 20, 2023 by Edwina Feilen, business solutions, building consultancy
June 19, 2023
Juan Carlos Araiza, Ph.D., PE
SVP, EFI Global
Sustainable construction practices: building a greener future

Corporate citizenship has become a business imperative in recent years and the pressure is on for organizations to develop strategies and deliver initiatives that showcase regard for a healthier planet. As environmental concerns escalate, sustainable…

June 19, 2023 by Juan Carlos Araiza, Ph.D., PE, SVP, EFI Global
June 04, 2023
Duane Pretorius
environmental manager
Environmental waste beneficiation and resource recovery

For every Australian, 2.7 tonnes of waste is generated and sent to a landfill each year — from plastics and paper to glass and food (National Waste Policy, 2018). Step one to solving this major concern is to find methods to reduce the environme…

June 04, 2023 by Duane Pretorius , environmental manager
April 21, 2023
Peter Wassell, technical director and Ian Gibbs, national technical manager, repair solutions, UK
This Earth Day, imagine greater sustainability in claims

A recent report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change painted a dire picture of the health of planet Earth and its fragile environment being pushed to the brink. As outlined in the scientific report, human behaviours since …

April 21, 2023 by Peter Wassell, technical director and Ian Gibbs, national technical manager, repair solutions, UK
August 22, 2022
managing director, France
Deteriorated, damaged property: Repair or replace?

Lisez ceci en français. What if the answer to more sustainable practices in the property industry was as simple as repairing and reusing? New technology, when combined with trained experts, could in fact reduce the amount of waste following a clai…

August 22, 2022 by Carol ETCHEBARNE, managing director, France
July 13, 2022
Jon Mainwaring
client director, home emergency, UK
The home heating revolution

From 2025, gas boilers will be vetoed from new homes in the United Kingdom and replaced with more environmentally friendly alternatives, such as air source heat pumps (ASHP) or hydrogen systems. It’s reported that around 47,000 heat pumps were instal…

July 13, 2022 by Jon Mainwaring, client director, home emergency, UK
April 08, 2022
Mark Buckingham
recall advisor
European Commission to focus on textile industry sustainability in 2022

For years, the European Commission has been working on a plan to create a circular economy for a more sustainable future. The resulting Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP), adopted in March 2020, includes several strategic initiatives that would tran…

April 08, 2022 by Mark Buckingham, recall advisor
January 10, 2022
Mark Buckingham
recall advisor
Are there sparks ahead for electrical OEMs?

As electrical OEMs congratulate themselves on a bumper year for sales, many remain cautious about what 2022 holds in store as new right to repair regulations start to bite. In some respects, 2021 has been a good year for electrical appliance manufa…

January 10, 2022 by Mark Buckingham, recall advisor
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