Asure Software provides its predictions of the top five workplace management trends that will take place in 2013.
WILL MARSHALL from AECOM shares how information from fire engineers can be used to develop simple tools to provide knowledge on effective fire safety system maintenance.
STEVE RONSON from the Fair Work Ombudsman explains the impact of always selecting the lowest-cost contractor.
Facility Management speaks to the Australian Industry Group, Allens and Holding Redlich about whether or not full harmonisation is achievable, and how compliance with the model work health and safety laws can be ensured.
TIM KEMPSTER, managing director of Wrightstyle Limited, looks at superstorms and their effect on modern glazing systems.
Two different strategies for ongoing commissioning, and each strategies challenges and advantages are shared by PHILIP DESROCHERS from ADMS Technologies.
The GPT Group shares how it transformed its existing head office in the MLC Centre into a green, collaborative 21st century workplace and realised the highest satisfaction rating among its employees compared to any other office measured in Australia.
JAMES MURPHY, managing director of Pitney Bowes Australia, explains why he believes a better title for facilities managers is ‘the director of first impressions’.
FRANCESCA CROLLEY from Industrial Nanotech imparts how innovations with nanomaterials can improve HVAC processes.
How science, imagination and design can be used to improve healthcare quality at healthcare facilities is shared by FRANKLIN BECKER from the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.
OLIVIER ALLARD, a building optimisation expert for ADMS Technologies, explains the KPIs needed to make informed ongoing commissioning decisions: the total cost of ownership, the return on investment and the asset management fund.
Simple measures that can be put in place to plan for flooding and minimise the financial impact that flooding causes.
An infographic sharing exercises stationary office workers can do to help them get in shape and burn calories while stuck in a cubicle by Compliance and Safety.
The first two Green Star – As Built ratings for industrial facilities are positive proof that industrial facilities can be truly sustainable, The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) believes.
RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses how changing business processes and technology have impacted the location decision.