The lessons learned from the National Stadiums Program, in which a large number of stadiums are reducing their energy costs through improved lighting solutions, are shared by JEREMY MASLIN, managing director of Global Sustainability Initiatives.
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.
Brookfield Johnson Controls will provide the first public demonstration of its new workplace utilisation technology, Workplace Motion, at WORKTECH Melbourne 2013 on Tuesday.
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.
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.
CHRISTINE GARSDEN from the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service explains how the redevelopment of the Nambour General Hospital was successfully commissioned using a framework comprising 7 Cs.
How thermal destratification can increase energy savings, and improve heating and cooling comfort levels is divulged by JOHN BRODIE of Vento Australasia.
IVAN IMERMAN, International Building Supply CEO, shares why polished concrete is a good flooring choice when it comes to maintenance and how to ensure proper densification.
Why facilities managers need to know the basics of data protection on a physical plant level and how they can physically secure data is imparted by CARLO MINASSIAN, founder and CEO of earthwave.
How Sydney’s 1891-built Railway Institute Building was refurbished to become the second Heritage-listed building in Australia to achieve a five-star Green Star Office Interiors Rating is revealed by Total Facilities 2012 speaker, CLINTON SQUIRES of Interface.
Hybrid technology is the next step in floor finish technology, according to Omar Hammam from Peerless JAL.
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.
Woolworths has equipped its 890 supermarket store managers with iPads with Google Apps for Business as well as a custom-made application.
IVAN IMERMAN from IBS International Building Supply provides advice on the best procedures to ensure a clean concrete floor.
How to manage the maintenance and cleaning challenges that all types of facilities face every day, such as soft floor cleaning, is shared by various hands-on supervisors in The Manual.