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Buildings of yesterday and today – sustainability revolution

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In the next 40 years the global demand for energy will double. Commercial buildings must adopt a new way to manage energy performance for the long term. Key to this methodology is monitoring and measuring energy use across the entire facility. This paper offers best practices on how to develop a high-ROI energy performance system… Read more »

ISS announce leadership changes for Pacific region

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ISS Facility Services has today announced that Dane Hudson, current CEO of ISS Australia and New Zealand, has been promoted to Regional CEO for ISS in Asia Pacific. Through another internal promotion, Scott Davies will become CEO for Australia and New Zealand as of 2nd January 2016.

Xtralis VESDA-E fire protectors protects Chadstone shopping complex

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The Chadstone shopping complex located in Melbourne, Australia is the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere. It has recently undergone a $600 million expansion and part of the works involved a complete redevelopment of the northern part of the complex, which includes a four-level glass-roofed atrium. The high ceiling of the northern expansion, as well… Read more »

Brookfield Multiplex Master Builders award for Martin Place landmark

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Leading global contractor Brookfield Multiplex has been named ‘National Commercial Master Builder of the Year’ and received the ‘National Commercial Historical Restoration/Renovation Award’ at this year’s Master Builders Australia’s (MBA) National Excellence in Building Awards, for its extensive refurbishment of Macquarie Group’s global headquarters at 50 Martin Place.

Three-pronged approach to data centre security

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Facilities today face unique challenges to ensure the security of both physical and digital assets. Whether a data centre supports a single client or provides hosted services for thousands, managers are responsible for the sensitive information their users or customers rely on to conduct their business.

Knowing your rights as a tenant in NSW

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Know your rights as a tenant in NSW? Jackson+Rowe details all tenants need to know about their rights. Find out what landlords need to disclose, the costs tenants should know about, things to note when moving in, and what to do if one needs to end a tenancy.

Speech intelligibility: sound systems for emergency purposes

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Sound Systems for Emergency Purposes (SSEP) are an integral part of a building’s life safety system. They are an essential means of communicating directions to a building’s occupants during a fire situation so that safe and efficient evacuation may take place. SSEP in larger or more complex buildings often rely on spoken directions as part… Read more »

6 ways to improve time management with FSM

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Time management is something that doesn’t come with many people, but it is a skill that every manager should possess. Beyond handling their own time, managers are the one responsible for how their employees spend theirs. Finding time to finish whatever it is that needs to be done–especially when there is a boatload of things… Read more »

FM market development: An ANZ perspective

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Research in an ISS white paper titled ‘Perspectives on the FM market development’ found that the Worldwide FM outsourcing market is expected to grow from US$959 billion in 2012 to US$1.3 trillion by 2018, with growth evident across global markets from North America and Europe to Latin America and Asia Pacific. This demand is now coming… Read more »

Corrosion and prevention conference in Adelaide 15-18 November

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Corrosion has a major economic impact on industry and the wider community. How to manage this corrosion is a challenge for owners and managers of assets ranging from suburban industrial units through to oil and gas production platforms. In order to promote a better understanding of corrosion, the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) will host the Corrosion… Read more »

Using technology to empower field technicians

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The speed of technological change continues to gather pace, delivering substantial advantages to companies that embrace this unstoppable business dynamic. It’s important to acknowledge that businesses that have a commitment to embedding new technologies in their operations benefit from efficiency gains and heightened competitive advantage.

New magazine: Corporate Waste Solutions launching in March 2016

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A new bi-monthly magazine scheduled for its print launch in March 2016, Corporate Waste Solutions (CWS) will be the only trade magazine in Australia to offer solutions-based information to a customer-centric readership. It will cover a broad mix of topics and themes, including hard waste and waste water management, recycling and sustainability issues. CWS is dedicated to providing… Read more »