What is the future for indoor environment quality (IEQ)?
25th March 2019
Following our successful “Game of Moans” seminar in London on 12th March 2019 based on the battle between people, plant, performance and perception for our building services, we continue our series of white papers by looking at the future for indoor environment quality (IEQ).
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Indoor Environment
How are you influencing your workplace wellbeing with Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ)?
22nd February 2019
Our prevailing indoor environment quality (IEQ) is the result of a number of interrelated factors. Now, it is as much influenced by users, layout and sustainability as it is by the building design, operation and maintenance.
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Wellbeing Desk
What is it with wellbeing?
01st February 2019
Wellbeing in the workplace is rightly a hot topic, what it actually means or how it is being positioned can be different things to different organisations? A quick search on the World Wide Web produced the following definition of wellbeing “the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy”. But how is this being interpreted and managed in the context of the workplace?
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Bookcase
Health and safety management systems – a curse or blessing?
09th November 2018
How big is your health and safety management system?
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Tickbox or Tactics
Health and safety training - tick box or tactics?
29th October 2018
Training in its broadest sense should be designed to improve skills, impart information and/or develop understanding. It is also fundamental to health and safety - whether specifically cited in regulations or as a route to competence – along with experience and knowledge.
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Fire Training
Fire Training - what are you learning?
01st August 2018
Training, experience and knowledge are often cited as the three components of competency. With fire safety rightly being re-examined currently, let's take a look at fire training.
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Making a noise about noise
25th April 2018
Noise, defined as ''unwanted, unpleasant and loud sound'', is an everyday fact for us at home or at work, but excessive noise over potentially short as well as long term exposure can lead to permanent damage/loss of hearing.
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Occupancy Comfort
Occupancy comfort is it an exact science or fine art?
26th March 2018
The comfort of your employees in the workplace is by nature ambiguous. What is ''comfortable'' for one person is not for another and this can extend to light levels, noise, draughts and humidity as well as space temperature.
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IAQ
Increasing your IQ on IAQ (Indoor Air Quality)
13th March 2018
Indoor air quality (IAQ) will be one of the topics regularly discussed during 2018. The fact that some urban areas have not breached air quality guidelines so far this year has been noteworthy and speaks for itself.
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Christmas Tree
Five top tips to keep your organisation a Winter Wonderland
15th December 2017
Be it targets, festivities, weather or just that end of year feeling, the winter months bring their own challenges. While some of them are predictable, others can creep up on us and sometimes catch us unaware or unprepared.
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