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BMSI & Skanska take on iconic Scalpel Project

BMSI are hard at work on The Scalpel; the newest addition to the most distinguished skyline in the city.

BMSI are working for Skanska on this latest prestigious development, located in the City on the corner of Lime Street. The new luxury high-rise building, as named by the Financial Times, will stand at 38 storeys tall and will house the new European Headquarters for W. R. Berkley. Remaining commercial space will also be let by other finance-based organisations, high-end retail outlets and premium eatery’s; securing the building’s place amongst many other large-scale, iconic buildings that continue to add to BMSI’s extensive list of City of London based projects.

BMSI has provided a full Trend/Tridium BMS and Energy Management System, comprising 80-plus control panels across the entire site and a building-wide EMS system operating from roof to basement. The BMS consists of approximately 20,000 points and an energy management system networked to over 1000 meters across the 41 floors.

BMSI Project Manager, Tony Springer, who has been overseeing the project commented:

“This is a great project that BMSI are proud to be involved with. The already- iconic status of the building is matched by the range and diversity of the work involved for the development, which will see our team provide, install and commission an efficient EMS that will ensure preventative energy maintenance rather than providing a reactive solution.

As the project nears its completion in the Summer of 2018, this is a venture that BMSI have very much enjoyed working on and we welcome many more projects on this scale in its wake.”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the website here.

BMSI Annual Sales Conference Sets the Bar for Successful 2018

BMSI’s annual sales conference confirmed BMSI sales engineers as leaders in the industry and laid out plans for a successful year ahead.

Taking place over two days at the iconic Belfry hotel in the Midlands, the conference was attended by nearly 40 members of BMSI staff ranging from all company regions across the UK. Attendees included board directors, regional managers and individual sales personnel and was an opportunity to recognise outstanding employee achievements from the preceding year.

The conference was led by BMSI directors and focused on the key elements that set BMSI sales engineers apart from, and ahead of, the competition. Speaking on the success of the sales conference, BMSI MD John Axten commented:

“This year’s annual sales conference was a great opportunity to reflect upon 2017’s achievements and acknowledge the great work employed by our valued team members and expanding regions.

Our sales engineers represent the company as a leader in the BMS market and the conference was a superb way of recognising this and laying out plans to build upon our rapidly growing success in the market for 2018 – we look forward to a prosperous and busy year ahead!”

Top performing members of staff were recognised at the conference for their achievements in 2017 and received awards in the following categories:

Outstanding Sales Achievement – Major Projects Outstanding, Sales Achievement – London Region, Outstanding Sales Achievement – Aviation Division, Best Performing Region 2017 and general recognition for outstanding contributions.

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the website here.

BMSI to celebrate staff achievements at annual sales conference

BMSI sales personnel will be celebrated at the company’s annual sales conference being held at The Belfry this month.

The event is an opportunity for BMSI directors to give clear guidance on targets for the year ahead and layout business development moving forward. However, the sales conference is also an occasion to recognise outstanding staff achievements and celebrate the sales team as they continue to go from strength to strength in 2018.

BMSI Director James Smith, who will be one of the team leading the sales conference alongside MD John Axten, commented:

“The annual sales conference is always a calendar highlight for the sales team as it’s a great opportunity for everyone to catch up and celebrate the great work we’ve achieved over the previous year. Every year we recognise staff achievements with an awards element to the event which provides a great atmosphere for all the attendees and is a chance to show our gratitude for the hard work that employees put in year in, year out.

The over-arching purpose of the conference is to present our vision for a successful business-year ahead and ensure that everyone is focused on the continued development and expansion of BMSI as an industry specialist – we have no doubt that the event will be a success and enjoyed by all!”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the site here.

BMSI National Sales team have big plans for Northern Regions

BMSI’s 2018 looks ever more positive as it’s presence in the North East and Scottish regions continues to grow at rapid speed.

BMSI’s National Sales team have been working hard to ensure the success of the company’s developing Northern and Scottish regions. Visiting locations in Bellshill, Newcastle and Warrington, Sales Managers have been busy this month meeting with operations teams and clients across these regions to assist in the accelerated growth that is happening there.

National Support Sales Manager, Jen Johnson, who recently joined the company, has hit the ground running in her role to increase business in these regions:

“I feel incredibly lucky to work for a progressive industry specialist such as BMSI. The sales team have been flat-out with visits to our developing regions in the last few weeks as we continue to push forward with what is set to be an extremely busy new-business year for the company.

It’s important for the sales team to understand the landscape of each region, and to get to know the operational teams and clients who operate within them first hand. This way we can ensure that we are all working towards a united vision for 2018. The rapid growth of our North-East and Scottish regions in particular is an exciting prospect, and I’m very much looking forward to ensuring the continued success of the company across the UK for the foreseeable future and beyond.”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the site here.

BMSI expand their capabilities in Scottish Region

Expansion of the BMSI Scottish office marks the start of a successful year ahead for the region.

Moving to a larger site on the Bellshill Industrial Estate in Lanarkshire, the team in Scotland are looking forward to the future which will see them expand their capabilities as a successful, profitable and sustainable project delivery service for the construction and end user market.

The team’s focus moving forward is to ensure the continuation of the best value for money for BMSI customers using the technical innovation that the company is known for. As a region, the team in Scotland will continue working with clients to help reduce buildings energy consumption and improve environmental conditions using BMSI’s extensive knowledge and experience of demand based BEMS energy reduction solutions.

Speaking on the regions motivations for the future, Branch Manager Stephen Granger commented:

“We are delighted with the recent expansion of the BMSI Scottish office and we are confident that our new surroundings will aid us in the process of assembling a professional, highly motivated and technically trained team.

The driving force behind the work we do here is to deliver projects that focus on customer satisfaction and ensure repeat business from our clients, something that we’ve always been very successful at and look forward to increasing within the region.”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the website here.

BMSI take on another iconic building for 2018 project

BMSI is pleased to announce that it will be providing a full Trend BMS and Energy monitoring system at the Atlas Building at 145 City Road.

Standing at 40 storey’s high, the Atlas Building makes up the residential part of 145 City Road and is already dominating the ever-expanding skyline that sits close to Old Street’s ‘Silicone Roundabout’. The Atlas Building epitomises inner-city luxury-living and residents’ amenities incorporated within the scheme include a swimming pool, gym, spa, cinema and residents’ lounge.

BMSI will provide a full trend BMS and Energy monitoring system, mainly in the energy centre over the basement levels of the building, but will also have 30 no-control panels which will provide and monitor services over the entire site.

Tim Peperell, who was integral in the acquisition process for The Atlas Building contract, commented:

“This is a fantastic development that BMSI are proud to be involved with. The prestige of the building is matched by the scope of the work involved for the project, which will see our team provide, install and commission a full Trend BMS Control/Energy Monitoring System and a M&T package for the Shell and Core at 145 City Road.

With the commercial element of the project due to be finished by mid 2018 – with 10 floors already let – and residential scheduled for completion by mid 2019, this is a venture that BMSI are very much looking forward to taking on at full speed and welcome many more in it’s wake.”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the site here.

BMSI MD Speaks on Carillion Collapse

BMSI Managing Director, John Axten, has given his verdict on the Governments lack of clarity concerning Carillion’s downfall and the catastrophic impact that this could have on the construction industry.

Interviewed by Siobhan Kennedy of Channel 4 news last night, John spoke of his dismay at the actions of the Government in the wake of the fallout. BMSI, like many other small to middle sized sub-contractors, had assumed that given the Governments apparent confidence and involvement with many of Carillion’s public sector contracts, that they would be protected in an event such as this, an assumption that has proved to be disappointingly inaccurate.

Elaborating on his comments to Channel 4 last night, John commented:

“The news announcing Carillion’s collapse was a shock to us all – especially given the fact that the Government were still issuing public sector contracts to the company as recently as the start of January – but the reassurances that were issued from Westminster last week confirming that the Government would step in to resolve outstanding payments provided some relief at least for companies such as BMSI.

Unfortunately, these proclamations have proved false and we are looking at the prospect of a stack of unpaid bills for several contracts carried out before the 15th January 2018. What this looks like for BMSI is £240,000 in lost revenue, not to mention the staggering 1 billion that will be lost across Carillion’s 30,000 other suppliers. The ripple effects from this, coupled with the Governments continued resistance to provide certainty on the issue, will have devastating effects over the coming 3-4 months which could result in further bankruptcies across the wider industry. That being said, BMSI are in a fortunate position – we have an extremely healthy balance sheet and can ride out this particular storm – but for other companies, the situation is simply not good enough and the industry deserves better.”

John Axten has been Managing Director at BMSI for over 16 years and is an experienced and respected commercial quantity surveyor with unparalleled industry experience. BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the website here.

BMSI team up with Mace to tackle ‘The Can of Ham’

BMSI is delighted to be working with Mace on the iconic 70 St Mary’s Axe building, commonly known as ‘The Can of Ham.’

The building comprises 24 floors and includes flexible, modern office space – organised around a central core – with retail outlets and accommodation being found at the ground level of the building. This project is one of many large-scale iconic office buildings in the City of London that BMSI have been involved in in recent times, a trend that looks set to continue for the year ahead as additional high-profile contracts roll in throughout 2018.

BMSI Design Engineer, Ian Tatton, who is working on the project, commented: “This is the perfect venture for BMSI to be involved in and marks the start of a very busy 18 months ahead for the team. The distinctive ‘can’ shape of 70 St Mary’s Axe has been developed with low energy measures in mind, such as borehole thermal energy storage and energy piles, that result in a design with very low carbon emissions. This innovative energy-saving design makes this a particularly interesting undertaking for BMSI and one that we’re very proud to be involved in – and by working alongside Mace, we’re confident of delivering on yet another high-profile contract in 2018 and beyond.”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, visit the rest of the website here.

BMSI make moves with brand new Remote Monitoring Centre in the North of England

BMSI is delighted to announce the re-location of its North of England office to a fantastic new facility in Cheshire.

This move comes as part of BMSI’s new initiative to acquire its own Remote Monitoring Centre which will now be housed at Daresbury Park in Cheshire, an accessible location that is located close to the M56, just south of Warrington.

Overseeing the move to the new Centre, and taking on the role of Manager at the facility, is long-serving BMSI employee, Steven Culshaw, who has spent the last 9 years based in the company’s North-West region as a support engineer.

Steve, who is thrilled to be taking on the project and is enthusiastic for the year ahead at Daresbury Park, commented:

“It’s all systems go for BMSI in 2018, which is especially true for all of us involved in the re-location to Daresbury Park. Our aim is to make our Remote Service Centre an integral part of our Support Offering, with both energy and operations in mind – something which will no doubt bring added value to all of our customers and prospects. Our target date for a full transfer of services will be Monday 5th February, and during this period we will ensure a seamless transition for customers who will enjoy no disruption in their service.

Now that the new year is upon us and we are moving ever closer to the move, I am very much looking forward to working with the North West regions and taking the time to fully understand the present remote customer service levels and expectations that are already in place. We are re-branding the centre and including new service levels and pricing, something which we will endeavour to provide more information on in the very near future, so watch this space!”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, find out more here.

BMSI Southern Region Win Big in the South-East

BMSI Southern Region has been awarded the contract for the service and support of a global data centre provider covering 3 UK locations in the South-East of England.

This latest business win, one of the largest support contracts that BMSI has ever acquired, marks the start of a very successful year ahead for the company and helps to cement BMSI as a BEMS industry leader.

BMSI Director, James Smith, commented:

“This new contract is a great win for BMSI and is testament to the great strides we have made to progress the business since we separated from British Gas in 2017. Working with a client with a global footprint is always a great opportunity and we have a fantastic team in place in our Southern Region who are looking forward to taking on the project.

As BMSI continue to win substantial contracts like this one, we are confident of the strength of our company and the size of the opportunities in front of us – and as such, we look forward to a very successful 2018.”

BMSI is a leading systems integrator of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), for more information about the project installations, support services and integrated energy management solutions they provide, click here.

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