ERROL GOLDBERG, managing director of Pall Mall Manufacturing, offers advice on cleaning and maintaining exterior building materials – from windows to solar panels – and how to achieve the best results.
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.
How to manage the challenges of exterior fitout maintenance is shared by MATT DE CAROLIS, managing director of De Carolis.
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.
Now in its seventh year, last week’s Green Cities conference focused on sustainability within the built environment. JO LEEDER reports the highlights.
The GPT Group shares how it transformed its existing head office in the MLC Centre into a green, collaborative 21st century workplace and realised the highest satisfaction rating among its employees compared to any other office measured in Australia.
FRANCESCA CROLLEY from Industrial Nanotech imparts how innovations with nanomaterials can improve HVAC processes.
Air Change shares how Gold Coast University Hospital’s HVAC system was designed to cater for the high humidity of the hospital’s subtropical location.
Grifco has raised the alarm on imported imitation Grifco door openers entering the Australian market that offer inferior performance and pose potential risks to public safety.
The Victorian Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations have been updated. Noel Arnold & Associates explains the changes.
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.
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.
Fresh Green Clean’s BRIDGET GARDNER uncovers how ISS achieved staff support for green cleaning.
A guide to replacing the belts of rooftop fans is provided by RICHARD NEUMAN, partner at Relocation Management Solutions.
The country’s first Safety in Design Toolkit for built environment consultants will be launched on 25 October 2012 by industry association, Consult Australia.