Smartlight for screen environments

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UPDATE: Brightgreen has successfully raised $60,000 via Kickstarter to fund Luto, its low-energy screen-mounted smartlight that aims to reduce monitor users’ eyestrain and fatigue.

New BoM tool helps plan for heatwaves

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As Australia struggles through a sweltering start to the new year, a new Bureau of Meteorology tool showing heatwave forecasts is set to make life easier for facility managers needing to implement extreme-weather action plans.

Efficiency programs a major factor in falling electricity consumption

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The fall in electricity consumption in Australia over the past three years is mainly due to the impact of energy efficiency programs, a shift in the economy away from electricity-intensive industries, and the response of consumers to higher electricity prices, according to Dr Hugh Saddler, Principal Consultant, Energy Strategies, at pitt&sherry.

More options for bespoke wallcoverings

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The options for fully customised wallpapers, wallcoverings, wall murals and canvas prints have widened with HP’s expansion of its digital printing solution for commercial, retail and residential spaces.