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How CHP services could save you money

Tedom Cento T200 CHP System - Kiasu Workforce

CHP services Combined heat and power (CHP), or cogeneration, is a more efficient way to supply heat & power to buildings, avoiding network losses and reducing emissions. CHP utilises the heat produced as part of generating energy, using it for – you might have guessed – heating. The term “CHP services” includes programming, maintenance and […]

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Combined Heat & Power, Regulations & Practise | Read more?


5 signs you need a new boiler installed

Do you need a new boiler? Boilers help to keep our homes warm and our water hot. But unless these two things stop happening completely, it may be hard for you to detect when you need a new boiler. Having your boiler regularly serviced and having maintenance work carried out can prevent the likelihood of […]

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Boilers, Uncategorized | Read more?


How active shooter training has saved lives

Active Shooter Training - Kiasu 1 (U.S. Air Force photo by James M. Bowman/released)

Active shooter training We’ve all seen at least one news report about a school shooting, armed rampage or marauding firearms attack – more likely to be recent than not. Armed gunmen are a real and serious threat, and active shooter incidents have been on the rise over the last few decades, most notably in the […]

Posted on April 29, 2019 in Crisis Media Management, Incident Response & Crisis Management | Read more?


Kiasu expands successful PPM partnership with CRM Students

CRM Students - Kiasu Workforce - PPM Partnership

CRM & Kiasu celebrate successful PPM contract Kiasu is proud to be a preferred maintenance and works partner of CRM Students. Continuing an already successful partnership, Kiasu is responsible for planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and emergency maintenance for five of CRM’s properties in Greater London. Planned Preventative Maintenance Kiasu’s duties will include fire, plumbing and […]

Posted on April 11, 2019 in Electrical Testing, Safety & Compliance, Fire Testing, Safety & Compliance, Maintenance, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Property Maintenance | Read more?


What to do while you wait for an emergency plumber

What to do while you wait for an emergency plumber to arrive - Kiasu Workforce

Stay safe and avoid further damage whilst you wait for an emergency plumber to arrive Dealing with a plumbing emergency Ok, so you’ve made the phone call. The emergency plumber is on their way. You might have a dripping tap leading to a pool of standing water in your kitchen. Or your mains pipe might […]

Posted on in Boilers, Emergency Callout, Plumbing | Read more?


4 reasons you need to hire an M&E Contractor

M&E Contractor - red-machine-machinery-pipes-heating-screenshot-1077568- Kiasu Workforce

M&E Contracting If you own a building, you might have heard the term ‘M&E contractor’. A specialist contractor such as this will handle the mechanical and electrical systems within a building. Ultimately, they will make sure that key areas of your business are working effectively. So, what types of systems can M&E contractors keep in […]

Posted on April 8, 2019 in Maintenance, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E), Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Property Maintenance | Read more?


BS7671 18th Edition Ups Requirements for Surge Protection Devices

3-phase SPDs by Hager

3-phase SPDs by Hager for BS7671 compliance The 18th Edition of the BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations became the latest standard in electrical installations at the beginning of the year. The 18th Edition introduced several key amendments to the requirements for surge protection. BS7671 BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition Chapter 53 (Protection, Isolation, Switching, Control & Monitoring) […]

Posted on April 4, 2019 in Electrical, Electrical Testing, Safety & Compliance, Regulations & Practise | Read more?


Timber doors stand up to fire testing

Fire door and corridor

In the wake of the tragic events at Grenfell Tower in June 2017, fire safety, fire testing and compliance have been topics of intense public scrutiny. The British Woodworking Federation has recently released test results confirming the longstanding fire protection afforded by simpler materials. Timber’s exceptional levels of fire protection confirmed The British Woodworking Federation […]

Posted on in Fire, Fire Testing, Safety & Compliance, Regulations & Practise | Read more?


7 examples of great crisis management media training in the real world

Press Conference - tv-room-radio-media-convention-journalist- Kiasu Group

Crisis management media training Crisis Management – the most important facet of PR When crisis occurs, it’s difficult to predict what will happen. By investing in crisis management training, businesses can pre-emptively control as many variables as possible. The aim of a crisis management strategy is to increase the chances of coming out of crises […]

Posted on April 2, 2019 in Crisis Media Management, Incident Response & Crisis Management | Read more?


4 Property maintenance problems you need to fix ASAP

Property maintenance - black-and-white-boardroom-ceiling-260689 - Kiasu Workforce

Property maintenance problems As a landlord or a building owner it is your responsibility to keep your property safe and secure. If you fail to do this, then you’ll be putting employees and occupants at risk. You’ll be legally liable for anything that occurs as a result of you not completing the necessary repairs. Some […]

Posted on March 30, 2019 in Boilers, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Plumbing, Property Maintenance | Read more?


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