In mid-2012, an LED lighting upgrade of NAB House’s two fire stairs was undertaken, achieving an 81 percent reduction in energy use.
CHRIS WRIGHT, owner of Energy Partners Australia, shares how $100,000 is being saved at Wests Tennis Club and how these energy savings can be replicated.
The Fire Protection Association Australia is hosting a seminar series on AS 1851-2012 Fire Detection & Alarm Systems.
The safety and energy issues caused by personal heaters, and how this problem was overcome at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is shared by NICK JONES, manager of energy management at UNSW.
PHIL WADICK from Work Safety and Training, and MISCHELLE TICKNER from SAFcomm talk to Facility Management about minimising the risks associated with contractors through careful selection, monitoring and records management.
DAVID KRAMER, group manager of assets and maintenance for Spotless, explains how a safe work methods statement can be further supported through the creation of checklists and guides.
Facility Management congratulates the winner of its Feb-Mar 2013 competition, who has won up to $1200 worth of sensors, including design/consultation time.
NICK ADCOCK from Lucid Consulting attempts to unlock the mystery surrounding open-plan air-conditioning and the typical issues that cause a reduction in occupant comfort and staff productivity.
Does fault detection really compete against building automation? Would mixing both be a better solution for the customer? PHILIP DESROCHERS from ADMS Technologies explores these questions.
MORGAN HURLEY from the Society of Fire Protection Engineers explains why it is necessary to balance the cost of providing fire safety with the potential costs associated with fire losses.
Enter to win up to $1200.00 worth of sensors, including design/consultation time, courtesy of iAutomation and Facility Management.
Dealing with one of safety’s toughest challenges – funding projects on worksites that senior managers never see – fall prevention specialist, CARL SACHS, has also become an expert at attracting funding for OHS. He shares the secrets of successful investment in safety.
An industrial refrigeration upgrade is helping Rivalea save energy, improve business and reduce its impact on the environment.
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.
Implementation of the new requirement that all aged care facilities across New South Wales are now required to be fitted with automatic fire sprinkler systems is underway.