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Working from Home

There’s no denying that our lives have changed significantly over the past number of weeks. For many of us, that has meant adapting to new ways of working, managing our home lives and looking after our wellbeing. As we consider a phased return to the workplaces, here are a few simple reminders to help us… Read more »

Energysmart Renewables Limited install an 8.4kW solar PV array on the roof of the Irish Heart Foundation head office in Dublin

In December of 2019 energysmart completed the installation of an 8.4kW solar PV system on the roof of the Irish Heart foundation at their Head office on Lower Rathmines Road. There were a few challenges to be overcome for this commercial installation, not least of which was the number of existing obstructions on the roof… Read more »

Cash flow caveats during the COVID19 crisis from simPRO

Monitoring cash flow, particularly during the next three to four months, is critical for navigating your way through the COVID-19 pandemic. Cash is king, especially now that the coronavirus has created widespread uncertainty about supply chains, buyer confidence, and when the world will finally escape from this pandemic. “Cash flow management and preservation should be… Read more »

8 global mental health tips from the professionals

While it is important during this global health crisis that we isolate to reduce the spread of disease, distancing to keep everyone safe does have a downside. Many people will be suffering from higher levels of stress, anxiety and even depression, making it more difficult to live their daily lives. In times such as this,… Read more »

Preparing your field service business for the ‘new normal’

As governments prepare for changes in lockdown measures, now is the perfect time to prepare your business for the new state of society. No one knows what post lockdown will look like but getting ready for the ‘new normal’ will ensure your business is ready to meet the challenges and changes that may affect your… Read more »

Are you following all safety and sanitary guidelines for COVID-19? Let your customers know through Place Checkup

A platform developed by Infraspeak promoting transparency and is available to all business premises May 6, 2020 – was developed by the tech startup Infraspeak to help facility managers let their customers know about the safety and cleaning guidelines in place to mitigate COVID-19. The goal is to increase customers’ awareness and trust in… Read more »

Coral® Logo entrance mats – Helping People to Keep Safe

At Forbo Flooring Systems we recognise concerns and complexities that now exist as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which has become part of everyone’s daily life. Some measures, such as ‘social distancing’ look like they will be here for a while. So our Coral Logo team have developed a range of entrance mats that… Read more »

Covid-19 special series: Improving your emotional and stress response – now and always

Improved self-awareness and taking the time to slow down may be key skills for you to consider in helping you make small but important adjustments in your life. You may find this article helpful in taking your first steps towards flattening your emotional response curve. Seamus helps people defuse workplace and life stressors through development… Read more »


THE CHALLENGE This large manufacturing facility was investing in an energy monitoring system but wanted to ensure that a suitable level of power monitoring was incorporated into their new system.  As this was a very busy site with no dedicated resources available to analyse the power usage the system needed to be setup for automated… Read more »


How do you stop dirt from being tracked inside two of the UK’s most popular shopping destinations? Luxury department store Selfridges needed a highly effective, slip-resistant entrance mat that would stop dirt and moisture in its tracks. The problem The Selfridges stores in Birmingham’s famous Bull Ring and in Manchester’s Trafford Centre are visited daily… Read more »