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Want to Save Money on Maintenance Costs?

20-August-2021
20-August-2021 15:11
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  Maintenance of the engineering services within a building is essential to keep building co...

Interview with new starter, Ian Fraser, Senior Consultant Engineer

22-July-2021
22-July-2021 9:53
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Karsons have a new team member and we thought after a few weeks to settle in, we would introduce Ian...

Landlords! Things are heating up – Are you compliant with the new Heat Meter Regulations?

28-May-2021
28-May-2021 17:40
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Landlords! Things are heating up – Are you compliant with the new Heat Meter Regulations? &nb...

Fire Services – How things have changed in your risk assessment since Grenfell

20-May-2021
20-May-2021 17:00
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More often nowadays, we are seeing the requirements in fire risk assessments becoming more stringent...

How we improved the EPC Rating from a D100 to B49 at one of London's most prestigious addresses.

12-May-2021
12-May-2021 17:20
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      One The Strand, a property that looks onto Nelson’s Column on Trafal...

Interview with Project Manager, Mandira Tripathi on her role and involvement on the Chelsea Barracks site

28-April-2021
28-April-2021 16:15
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Chelsea Barracks was once the British Army barracks located in the City of Westminster, London a...

The Coanda Effect

31-March-2021
31-March-2021 9:26
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Maximising Ventilation systems in buildings has been a hot topic for our sector due to the vital rol...

Update on Ventilation and air conditioning for safer work spaces

22-March-2021
22-March-2021 10:21
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It’s been a while since we posted our first blog on VENTILATION AND AC SYSTEMS AND THEIR E...

Q&A with Hashil, founder of Karsons Consuting

23-December-2020
23-December-2020 11:03
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        From the very beginning, our founder,Hashil Ramjee, kept a vision ...

A brief history of Karsons Consulting

22-December-2020
22-December-2020 16:12
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      In 2007, Karsons’ founder and Director, Hashil Ramjee represented the ...

Karsons Turns 10 - The Highlights

21-December-2020
21-December-2020 17:13
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If you haven't already heard, we're turning 10!     Take a walk with us through m...

Re-occupying building safely following COVID-19

07-August-2020
07-August-2020 15:53
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As sanctions are slowly being lifted and commercial buildings are gradually regaining occupancy, Kar...

Common misconceptions with HVAC systems

28-July-2020
28-July-2020 12:08
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Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that run-in business, commercial and offic...

2020 and Commercial Construction

22-July-2020
22-July-2020 10:22
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The construction industry in the UK finds itself in unprecedented circumstances due to the impacts c...

Ventilation and AC systems and their effect on the transmission of virus particles

05-June-2020
05-June-2020 10:32
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Predicting viral infection outbreak is an insurmountable task, even for the experts. Thereare possib...

CHP Units, what you need to know.

29-May-2020
29-May-2020 13:17
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What is a CHP unit? CHP is an acronym for the word ‘Combined Heat and Power systems. CHP syst...

Embassy Gardens- Cat B Office Fit out project- a working blog!

12-May-2020
12-May-2020 13:07
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Karsons Consulting, were appointed by Dorling Kindersley to design all of the mechanical and electri...

Karsons for Good - Our 2.6 Challenge

29-April-2020
29-April-2020 12:53
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  Karsons for Good is an initiative that was established a number of years ago to help those l...

A decade in energy efficiency

24-April-2020
24-April-2020 11:33
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Over the last 10 years, the UK has made significant progress in transitioning towards renewable ener...

How to stay positive and stay productive working from home

10-April-2020
10-April-2020 12:40
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The work-life routine of all of us have completely altered since the outbreak of COVID-19. We have s...

Building Maintenance During Covid-19

03-April-2020
03-April-2020 10:37
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While the industry and our social lives adapt to the new challenges brought on by the Coronavirus, i...

Guide to MEES: The new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

07-January-2020
07-January-2020 9:43
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What are the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards? In 2018, new legal standards for the minimum ...

Bright ideas: How light can improve your workplace productivity

11-November-2019
11-November-2019 9:04
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Computers have become an integral part of office life. The average office worker spends 1,700 hoursp...

Cultivating Community: We helped build a Greenhouse!

25-October-2019
25-October-2019 10:24
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Every job we that we undertake affords us the opportunity to give back to communities across the wor...

Safety on the Job: Look after your workers and they’ll look after you

08-October-2019
08-October-2019 14:23
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  Under UK law, workplace health and safety (WHS) is mainly the employer’s responsibilit...

7 Energy Efficiency strategies in the home

17-September-2019
17-September-2019 14:14
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Building or refurbishing a home is not easy. At every stage of the process there are a multitude of ...

Be a Cool Customer: 7 key points to know when choosing your Air-conditioning system

09-September-2019
09-September-2019 9:20
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With summer now officially at an end, your business’s air conditioning system might now beenjo...

Building for the future

28-August-2019
28-August-2019 11:34
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Building for the future: 5 sustainable materials that are good for the planet. Straw Bales Forget...

We Didn’t Start the Fire! Testing your fire alarm systems

21-August-2019
21-August-2019 11:57
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Testing your fire alarm systems When it comes to the safety of your employees and business, fire al...

Stop the Shock: Periodic Electrical Inspections Explained

14-August-2019
14-August-2019 15:10
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      In the same way your car needs servicing to maintain its optimal performan...

Is Your Building Safe From Asbestos?

26-July-2019
26-July-2019 9:57
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  Is Your Building Safe from Asbestos?   In the 70s and 80s, asbestos was seen as a che...

Ace the PAT test

16-July-2019
16-July-2019 10:54
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Keeping your eye on your portable appliances Every workplace relies on a number of electrical appli...

Helping The Street Child Cricket World Cup

14-May-2019
14-May-2019 11:07
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On the 4th of May we were lucky enough to attend the finals of the Street Child Cricket World Cup (S...

What is the difference between a gas appliance service and a gas safety check?

29-April-2019
29-April-2019 10:12
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What is the difference between a gas appliance service and a gas safety check?   In the past ...

Is your Home Safe from Gas Leakage?

26-April-2019
26-April-2019 12:34
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Is your Home Safe from Gas Leakage?   The everyday modern household has an almost irreplaceab...

What is it like for Women in Facilities Management? An Interview with Terri Gillard

26-April-2019
26-April-2019 10:48
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What is it like for Women in Facilities Management? An Interview with Terri Gillard While the numbe...

The Importance of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

21-February-2019
21-February-2019 14:16
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The government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is now fast approaching, with compli...

Is Your Emergency Lighting up to Scratch?

07-February-2019
07-February-2019 13:18
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In the event of an emergency, are you sure your building is completely safe? In the event of an emer...

Being Part of Something Bigger

29-January-2019
29-January-2019 12:12
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The team at Karsons has a culture of philanthropy, we find it important to remain grounded even when...

6 Clean Energy Developments from Around the World

15-January-2019
15-January-2019 12:54
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2018 showed that clean energy is becoming more the norm. We’re finally moving closer and close...

Happy Birthday to Karsons

24-December-2018
24-December-2018 0:14
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Today we celebrate the 8th year anniversary of Karsons Consulting. What started out as a humble &lsq...

Christmas with Karsons

19-December-2018
19-December-2018 11:04
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Perhaps one of the things that makes Karsons unique is the way we value teamwork. We like to celebra...

Tips For Managing and Maintaining a Critical Environment

06-December-2018
06-December-2018 11:51
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For owners and managers of commercial properties, it’s vital to build and manage a strategy fo...

Combined Heat and Power Systems and How They Can Help You

06-November-2018
06-November-2018 13:42
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Combined Heat and Power Systems and How They Can Help You   With 47% of carbon emissions bein...

How Often Should I Check for F-Gas Leakage

30-October-2018
30-October-2018 13:43
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Here at Karsons Consulting we advise clients on the compliance of a number of UK and EU regulations ...

Measures that We Can Put in Place to Ensure Health and Safety

16-October-2018
16-October-2018 12:00
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In our last blog, we discussed the many ways you could help keep your office a risk-free environment...

6 Housekeeping Measures You Can Put in Place to Ensure Health and Safety

09-October-2018
09-October-2018 11:42
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To some people, the word “housekeeping” calls to mind cleaning floors and surfaces, remo...

Are Your Employees Safe From Legionella?

02-October-2018
02-October-2018 11:58
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Legionella is a type of pathogenic bacteria (basically bacteria that leads to infection) that causes...

Questions You Need to Ask About Electrical Maintenance

21-September-2018
21-September-2018 12:45
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Wiring is running through your building and every nook and cranny and these need to be in perfect wo...

Have you checked your pressure systems recently?

11-September-2018
11-September-2018 10:38
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Complying with the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations is one of your most important tasks Building...

7 Reasons You Need a Feasibility Report

04-September-2018
04-September-2018 14:56
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Your property is a valuable asset, and those engineering services within should also be considered a...

White Hart Lane Disaster – A Follow Up

28-August-2018
28-August-2018 16:45
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On the tail end of 2017, September 18th, a huge fire struck a warehouse storage facility on White Ha...

Burlington Arcade

16-August-2018
16-August-2018 12:24
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On June 2018, Karsons Consulting carried out an inspection at Burlington Arcade with the goal of rai...

Are your heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems suffocating your workforce?

09-August-2018
09-August-2018 15:54
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The air that we breathe is now under more scrutiny than ever as institutions such as the Royal ...

The Importance of Fire Dampers

03-August-2018
03-August-2018 0:11
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To most, common knowledge of what makes a good fire safety system includes the presence of fire exti...

Energy Saving Opportunities in Buildings

26-July-2018
26-July-2018 12:27
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How many times do you walk around late at night and see cities illuminated with building’s lig...

Karsons Consulting are Celebrated for Their Innovation at the BEF Awards

30-May-2018
30-May-2018 0:49
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On the 26th April 2018, we at Karsons Consulting had the benefit of attending, and being finalists a...

How to ensure your project is covered when the HSE inspectors come calling

17-May-2018
17-May-2018 20:14
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When the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) were introduced in 2015, construc...

Finally, a breath of fresh air

04-January-2018
04-January-2018 18:00
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Do you ever stop to consider just what lies in a single breath? Each day we think about work, what ...

How to ensure your project is covered when the HSE inspector comes calling

15-November-2017
15-November-2017 8:24
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 When the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) were introduced in 2015, co...

Grenfell Tower – a catalogue of failures

02-July-2017
02-July-2017 15:55
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Like the whole country, we watched the news unfold, spellbound, in a state of incredible shock; how ...

New clean energy bond promises high returns – at a price

30-May-2017
30-May-2017 17:31
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A green investment that has received an endorsement by a Government minister has been launched, payi...

Foyles Bookshop Progress

14-May-2017
14-May-2017 12:45
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Last December, we posted a blog on the work we carried out to reinstate the mechanical and electrica...

Choosing the correct energy assessor is key to energy efficiency as well as the health of your business and workforce

08-May-2017
08-May-2017 8:17
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It’s now more than 10 years since EPCs were introduced, creating a huge change in energy relat...

Understanding the F-Gas regulations and your responsibilities

26-February-2017
26-February-2017 12:35
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Here at Karsons Consulting we advise clients on the compliance of a number of UK and EU regulations ...

For quality work make sure you hire a member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers

08-February-2017
08-February-2017 18:46
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At Karsons Consulting we are experts in Building Services. To underpin our expertise, our Managing...

Condition surveys – an essential report for evaluating plant and instalations

24-January-2017
24-January-2017 8:30
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One of the key services we undertake at Karsons Consulting is condition surveys. Our experience in...

How to get the best EPC rating?

20-December-2016
20-December-2016 10:21
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“From April 2018, the Energy Act 2011 proposes legislative changes making it unlawful to let...

How we helped Foyles bookshop to get back on its feet after serious flooding and power failure

15-December-2016
15-December-2016 19:59
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At Karsons Consulting we have years of experience in building services projects, which include any...