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High CO2 decreases cognitive capability

We all instinctively know that poor office conditions lead to dissatisfied, unproductive and unwell building occupants. However, until now the relationship between indoor environmental conditions and productivity has been largely studied in the laboratory. The research: Whole Life Performance Plus (WLP+) is a £530,000 three-year study, led by Oxford Brookes University and LCMB Building Performance, …Read more

WLP+ Project successfully completes

New UK research, lead by Oxford Brookes University and LCMB, shows high CO2 concentrations in offices are decreasing people’s cognitive capability. Office temperature and humidity levels are also key factors that undermine people’s productivity and wellbeing. We all instinctively know that poor office conditions lead to dissatisfied, unproductive and unwell building occupants. However, until now …Read more

British Council for Offices and Constructing Excellence event – productivity in offices

      Please join us on 29 Nov 2018 08:30 – 12:00pm in central London, to examine how the physical design and management of offices influences individual and organisational productivity. There is substantial evidence that both the design and the environmental quality of an office impacts on the productivity of its occupants. This event will report the findings of our WLP+ research …Read more

LCMB launches “Our ultimate guide to the productive workplace”

“How is human performance and productivity influenced by buildings?” Our team at LCMB is motivated to make buildings perform at their best. We think the ultimate measure of a well performing building is improved productivity and wellbeing of the building’s users – at an affordable cost. So together with Innovate UK and a consortium of industry partners, we spent the last …Read more

Malware Compromise

Unfortunately LCMB suffered a malware attack and as a result some phishing/scam emails with what is purported to be a “secure document” (in pdf format) were sent out between Friday 28th September and Tuesday 2nd October. These were generated automatically by a malicious email programme and did not originate from ourselves. If you have received …Read more

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

On Sunday the 30th of September 2018, I will don my finest attire with my fellow men and women across the globe to join the fight with The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Oxford to raise awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health. We’ll be riding classic bikes. But before I press my tweed and …Read more

Shane Nel joins LCMB as a Senior Consultant

The LCMB team are thrilled to welcome Shane, who has joined LCMB as a Senior Consultant. He has over ten years’ experience in facilities management, most recently as Head of Technical Services for SERCO Hertfordshire County Council. Prior to moving into FM Shane had decades of International building and associated infrastructure design and construction experience. “I’m …Read more

John completes 100k Race to the Stones to raise money for Ataxia UK

John O’Brien, LCMB’s Founder and MD, successfully completed the one-day 100k Race to the Stones run on Saturday 14th July, along the Ridgeway, across the Chilterns and North Wessex Downs areas of outstanding natural beauty. John ran the 100k to raise money for Ataxia UK. 9% of the UK’s population will suffer from an ataxia, or …Read more

Our ultimate guide to the productive workplace – a prequel

The Optimal Workplace UK companies are unproductive and it’s an urgent problem The average UK worker is 26% less productive than a German worker, and 23% less so than a US worker. Not only are UK workers less productive, but they are less engaged: UK companies lose 10% of working days a year to absenteeism and …Read more

LCMB are recruiting for a Senior FM Consultant

LCMB have a vacancy for a Senior FM Consultant.  We are looking to recruit a dynamic and innovative person to join our team as Senior FM Consultant. We offer a competitive package, excellent benefits and the chance to make a real difference in the workplace. The role will be based in our Bloxham office with …Read more

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