LORRAINE JARRETT, graffiti taskforce support officer for the West Australian Police Graffiti Team, provides some advice on graffiti removal and prevention.
The steps to ensure compliance across multiple sites are noted by CHARLES HAMMERSLA, national compliance manager for facilities at Kmart Australia.
How Coles Katoomba has reduced its costs and environmental impact by implementing a new refrigeration system is revealed by BRENT HOARE of the Australian Refrigeration Association.
Standards Australia has just upgraded the performance requirements for cyclone-rated glazing. If your building is in a cyclone-affected region, now is the time to assess the structure’s realistic capacity to withstand a super storm, warns JOHN POWER.
A guide to commercial solar power system maintenance is provided by Energy Matters.
DR DOMINIK HOLZER from AEC Connect explains the technical requirements that allow data gathered during planning and construction to be carried further to the operations and maintenance side of projects in a standardised and highly automated fashion.
Facility Management interviews BRIAN PURDEY, associate professor of facilities management for the Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture at Bond University.
There are a number of approaches to ensuring more consistent indoor air quality performance. But, this requires upfront planning and negotiations. RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses internal air quality and how to ensure a facility’s internal air quality meets the user’s requirements.
FM&O Advisors’ TROY GARDNER discusses the role of the facilities manager in delivering a facility’s value to its stakeholders.
Advice on how to select a quality LED is provided by BRYAN DOUGLAS, chief executive officer of the Lighting Council Australia.
Key global retail trends, with a particular focus on how retailers can integrate various channels into the physical store environment, are outlined by SELMA MEHMEDOVIC, an Australian Centre for Retail Studies research consultant.
ERROL GOLDBERG, managing director of Pall Mall Manufacturing, offers advice on cleaning and maintaining exterior building materials – from windows to solar panels – and how to achieve the best results.
SHANE VAN DE VORSTENBOSCH, director at OnSolution, investigates what is financially the most efficient method to effectively light a room.
What the increased focus on new markets means for mergers and acquisitions in the global FM market is explained by RICHARD HOLDEN, director of Catalyst Corporate Finance.
As electricity costs soar and ever-higher comfort levels are expected by building users, the replacement of old glazing systems with superior modern products makes more sense than ever. JOHN POWER explores the issues surrounding glass and glazing retrofits.