Mould inspection guidelines are shared, and the mould assessment and grading process is explained by DR HEIKE NEUMEISTER-KEMP, DR PETER KEMP, CEDRIC CHEONG and KEVIN WHITE from Mycologia.
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.
FRANCESCA CROLLEY from Industrial Nanotech imparts how innovations with nanomaterials can improve HVAC processes.
The Better Buildings Partnership, which presented at Total Facilities 2012 on the topic, provides advice on what to consider when contemplating connecting to Sydney’s new thermal reticulation network.
How to minimise a facility’s risk of flooding and the ensuing damage to a facility that flooding can cause is shared by TERRANCE BEHAN and PETER WILLSE from XL GAPS.
The carbon price is here and so too are many reports of how business costs will increase as a direct result. ALAN DAVIS, an associate director and Sydney team leader of WSP Built Ecology, investigates tangible ways of reducing a building owner’s exposure to increasing energy costs driven by the carbon price and increasing electricity network charges.