The first Australian survey of Activity Based Working (ABW) and technology within the workplace has just been undertaken.
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Supported by green building councils all over the world, the annual World Green Building Week showcases the diversity of global action taking place to create sustainable built environments. In 2014 World Green Building Week runs from 22 – 26 September.
With Building Information Modelling (BIM) becoming an important aspect of building design and management, Dulux Australia has launched a range of free content and plugins for Revit, the building design software for BIM.
The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has advised that kit home suppliers need to be registered builders if they are also installing the homes that they sell. This timely reminder comes as a supplier and its director in Bendigo, Victoria were found guilty by a magistrate for building a kit home with being registered as a… Read more »
Ryan O’Connor, a refrigeration apprentice at AG Coombs, was last week named as the recipient of the 2014 First Year Apprentice of the Year – Alan Broadhead Award. The awards were presented by the Box Hill Institute of TAFE, and he was picked from a field of 35,000 apprentices. O’Connor is no stranger to standing out,… Read more »
Fitness Australia has received a Healthy Workplace Award from the Australian Government’s National Preventive Health Agency. The company’s CEO, LAURETTA STACE, shares how any workplace can be healthy.
Metal halide has been the standard car park light source for many years, but LED technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate. So which is best for car park lighting? WE-EF LIGHTING investigates.
How to overcome the challenges of taking a long-term, planned approach to maintaining the value of physical assets is discussed by STEVE LYONS, managing director at SPM Assets.
Sydney-based, family-owned Trafalgar has launched an online e-commerce site to display and sell its range of dangerous goods storage cabinets and access panels. The all-Australian-made product range includes Flammable, Corrosive, Toxic, Organic, Oxidising and Emergency Information storage cabinets, which are all built in accordance with Australian Standards.
The negative effects of fatigue and how fatigue risk can be managed is shared by NEIL FINDLAY and MARK HOLMES of Circadian Australia.
The Australian heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry has appointed a steering council and elected a chair to oversee PRIME – a new body that aims to create a united front in the push towards a low-emissions future.
Intermec by Honeywell scanners are being used by the Australian shipping industry to scan and automatically read shipping container codes and numbers from a distance of up to five metres, allowing them to track containers in real time and reduce errors in data capture.
What could have been a relatively simple landscaping project at RMIT University’s Bundoora campus has blossomed into a vibrant artistic journey with the addition of sculptures and sound art.
DR MARK JORDAN, asset management lead at Leighton Contractors, shares how strategic asset management can facilitate the decision-making process and enable informed facilities management decisions.
A rooftop photovoltaic system generating up to 43,800kWh of electricity annually is helping the Frank Fenner Building at the Australian National University (ANU) come as close to carbon zero as possible, and has contributed to the building becoming the first in the ACT to achieve both 6 Star Green Star Office Design and As Built… Read more »