Monthly Archives: March 2020

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30Mar,20

Energy Efficiency in the Age of Coronavirus

By Greg Zimmerman Though certainly energy efficiency is far from top-of-mind for most facility managers these days, there are still some important steps FMs should take to ensure that even empty facilities aren’t wasting electricity.  These measures go way beyond just making sure telecommuting employees have turned their computers off or that lights are off. The Institute […]

19Mar,20

Coronavirus and the JCT construction contract

The All Construction Index What happens if the Covid-19 pandemic means that UK construction sites have to shut down? Claims consultant Arbicon offers some free advice. The effect of coronavirus and construction project shutdown is going to be devastating for the construction industry as margins are always tight and the flow of cash is paramount.  […]

03Mar,20

Ombudsman to police quality of building work

All Construction News The UK government is moving forward with the creation of a house-builders’ watchdog after publishing the result of its consultation on the proposal. Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed that legislation will be brought forward to set up the New Homes Ombudsman, with powers to police building quality in the residential sector […]