A guide to water heater maintenance is provided by DAVID MICALLEF from Rheem.
Industry needs to carefully plan its response to the latest crane inspection and assessment guidelines that will bring Australia and New Zealand closer to global standards of risk management, according to Konecranes.
Director of Wrightstyle, JANE EMBURY reports on several needless nightclub tragedies and the lessons learned.
The steps to ensure compliance across multiple sites are noted by CHARLES HAMMERSLA, national compliance manager for facilities at Kmart Australia.
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.
DR DOMINIK HOLZER from AEC Connect explains the technical requirements that allow data gathered during planning and construction to be carried further to the operations and maintenance side of projects in a standardised and highly automated fashion.
An event staging, management and planning company has launched a custom-built smartphone app allowing employees across the business to manage and execute events with a greater focus on safety.
There are a number of approaches to ensuring more consistent indoor air quality performance. But, this requires upfront planning and negotiations. RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses internal air quality and how to ensure a facility’s internal air quality meets the user’s requirements.
Advice on how to select a quality LED is provided by BRYAN DOUGLAS, chief executive officer of the Lighting Council Australia.
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.
The Fire Protection Association Australia is hosting a seminar series on AS 1851-2012 Fire Detection & Alarm Systems.
DR MIREK PIECHOWSKI from Meinhardt Australia reveals how an improved investment outcome can be achieved when embarking on a sustainable refurbishment.
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.
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.
A guide to replacing the belts of rooftop fans is provided by RICHARD NEUMAN, partner at Relocation Management Solutions.