Standards Australia has just upgraded the performance requirements for cyclone-rated glazing. If your building is in a cyclone-affected region, now is the time to assess the structure’s realistic capacity to withstand a super storm, warns JOHN POWER.
The range and ease of movement of this monitor arm and iPad mount sets it apart from other monitor arms.
Standards Australia has published a revised version of the Australian Standard for garage doors.
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.
THOMAS WITTERSEH from the Danish Technological Institute shares what needs to be taken into consideration to ensure fitouts do not negatively affect building occupants’ health.
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.
Jones Lang LaSalle and Royal Philips Electronics have entered into a partnership agreement to deliver energy efficient lighting and energy management solutions.
How electrical energy can be saved and a facility future-proofed by paying attention to harmonics is explained by SUBODH BHATIA from Westek Electronics.
Statcom Systems’ TAD JUNG provides a comprehensive look into all the issues that need to be addressed in relation to fire safety in aged care facilities.
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.
The new rules concerning electrical safety that came into effect on 1 January 2013 will have a major impact on how facilities managers and property owners manage risk, WHS compliance, and the buildings themselves.
Two different strategies for ongoing commissioning, and each strategies challenges and advantages are shared by PHILIP DESROCHERS from ADMS Technologies.
Standards Australia has published a new edition of the AS/NZS 3500.5 Plumbing and Drainage Part 5: Housing Installations, which will be adopted as part of the plumbing code.
A new gas boosted solar water heater comprising a complete panel management (CPM) system.
An energy saving product is set to provide 1200 Monash University office workstations with annual energy savings of around 30 percent.